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Please see below for some recent media coverage of Revolutionaries of the Soul: Reflections on Magicians, Philosophers, and Occultists by Gary Lachman:

  • In this Patheos interview, Gary speaks about his books on Aleister Crowley and Madame Blavatsky before mentioning Revolutionaries of the Soul, which contains mini biographies of both these fascinating luminaries, among others.
  • Read an excerpt on P.D. Ouspensky as featured on Reality Sandwich.
  • Read an excerpt on Julius Evola on Gary’s website, Daily Grail.
  • A review by Rene Wadlow, a member of the Fellowship of Reconciliation and of its Task Force on the Middle East and president and U.N. representative (Geneva) of the Association of World Citizens, can be read on the Transcend Media Service website.

 

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Revolutionaries of the Soul: Reflections on Magicians, Philosophers, and Occultists by Gary LachmanRevolutionaries of the Soul is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound and other friendly retailers.

 

For more information about the author, visit www.garylachman.co.uk.

 

QUEST BOOKS is excited to announce our new release, Reflections on an Ageless Wisdom: A Commentary of the Mahatma Letters to A.P. Sinnett (July 2010) by Joy Mills!!!

“As K.H. so often counseled Sinnett: awaken your intuition, for intuition as the Mahatma wrote in Letter 49 is the key to occult knowledge. The letters,while written over a century ago, are still all living, breath ing, vital testament to the existence of a Fraternity, a Brotherhood, singularly devoted to the amelioration of the present human condition of pain and sorrow…the letters invite us to share in some small measure the wisdom of which they are the custodians.”Joy Mills


Reflections on an Ageless Wisdom is the most comprehensive, pensive discussion of the Mahatma Letters since they were first published in 1923. The famed Mahatma Letters, a series of responses to A.P. Sinnett’s queries, controversial as they may be, continue to amaze and bewilder readers with their enigmatic, supernatural ambience!

In 1875 Madame Blavatsky founded the Theosophical Society at the request of her occult teachers, whom she endearingly referred to as the “Mahatmas”, an ancient Sanskrit term meaning “Great Souls”.  Blavatsky was clear to point out that the Mahatmas, also referred to as Masters and Adepts, were fully mortal men who through painstaking training and service, had evolved their highest psychic faculties. These teachers, whom Blavatsky claimed were among the Universal Brotherhood devoted to the spiritual evolution of humanity, were also the source of her remarkable and vastly extensive occult education.  Blavatsky’s own psychic and paranormal feats astonished onlookers of her day, but it was the tremendous wisdom, compassion, and blunt honesty of her Mahatmas that invoked such ardent curiosity in Mr. Sinnett.  The words of these mysterious Mahatmas continue to draw and inspire seekers on the quest for spiritual truth into this present day.

Reflections on an Ageless Wisdom comes to us from one of Theosophy’s most respected and beloved veterans, Joy Mills! Joy brilliantly sheds new and profound insight into these 140 plus letters that first astounded Western society over a century ago. Her beautiful, intricate volume of heartfelt observations sequentially covers each of the Mahatma letters, highlighting messages most relevant for today. As Ed Abdill remarks, “In the spirit of a true Theosophist, Joy does not attempt to give us final answers. She asks questions of herself and suggests that we might ask ourselves the same questions.”  Reflections on an Ageless Wisdom is an invaluable addition to any esoteric researcher’s library; a remarkable gift of inspiration for Theosophists, philosophical seekers, and researchers far and wide.

Joy Mills has been a member of The Theosophical Society since 1940. She has served as President of the Theosophical Society in America, General Secretary of the Australian Section, and International Vice-President. She has lectured in more than 50 countries, and worked as Director of the Krotona Institute of Theosophy, in Ojai, California. has been a member of The Theosophical Society since 1940. She has served as President of the Theosophical Society in America, General Secretary of the Australian Section, and International Vice-President. She has lectured in more than 50 countries, and worked as Director of the Krotona Institute of Theosophy, in Ojai, California.


Joy Mills has made the Letters more accessible to me than at any time since I discovered them at age nineteen. Not only does she give the Letters a place in history and in the spiritual history of each of us who providentially stumbles upon them, Mills does a remarkable job of letting us in on the personalities of both the Adepts and their endearingly mortal correspondents. Yes, this is a serious tome dealing with nothing less than the meaning of life, and yet, for those of us for whom the meaning of life is endlessly fascinating, it reads like a novel.
Victoria Moran, author of Creating a Charmed Life, Lit from Within and Shelter for the Spirit

Joy Mills’ commentary, Reflections on an Ancient Wisdom, brings invaluable insight and clarity to the mysterious letters of the Himalayan adepts who helped found the worldwide Theosophical Society. While shedding new light on the Perennial Philosophy, Mills shows how the letters illumine the sometimes strange, demanding world of Occultism, where unconditional love, compassion, and an uncompromising search for Truth reign supreme.
Maria Parisen, director, Krotona School of Theosophy

A new book by Joy Mills is always an occasion for celebration among serious students of Theosophy. Reflections on an Ageless Wisdom, the fruit of many years of studying and teaching The Mahatma Letters, can be expected to remain a definitive work on this basic theosophical text for many years to come. Both those coming to the Letters for the first time, and advanced students who enjoy a long familiarity with them, will find much here to stimulate thought and deeper insight.
Robert Ellwood, Ph.D., author of Frodo’s Quest and The Cross and the Grail

The Mahatma Letters to A. P. Sinnett is “an essential part of the foundational literature” of modern Theosophy and a source of surprising insights into the realities of life. Joy Mills, a life-long student of the subject, is the most qualified living person to comment on these letters, which call us “to undertake the journey” to “timeless truths.”John Algeo

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