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    • A Collection of Essays Related to Theosophy and Spiritual, Esoteric and Occult Literature

    • By: William Q. Judge, G. R. S. Mead, Helena P. Blavatsky, and others
    • Narrated by: Michael Strader, Sandra Brautigam
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a collection of 26 essays on a variety of theosophical, spiritual and esoteric subjects by some of the most notable and prominent names in the history of theosophy. Compiled specifically with the student in mind.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Smart Collection, Absolutely Terrible Narration

    • By Ebenezer on 04-03-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Hatha-Yoga and Raja-Yoga of India

    • Theosophical Classics
    • By: Annie Besant
    • Narrated by: Marlon Braccia
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Annie Besant was a writer, lecturer, prominent Theosophist, and women's rights activist of her time. She was a frequent contributor to various Theosophical publications of her day. This particular piece, originally published in 1906, is an examination and comparison of the two principle types of yoga in India, the Hatha, for the body and the Raja for the mind.

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    • The Use of Evil: Theosophical Classics

    • By: Annie Besant
    • Narrated by: Sandra Brautigam
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Unabridged
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    Annie Besant was a writer, lecturer, prominent Theosophist and women's rights activist of her time. She was a frequent contributor to various Theosophical publications of her day. This particular piece dates to 1910, and she takes a philosophical examination of the mysteries of evil, as she puts it. She explains that there is a necessity for evil to exist, that it serves certain purposes, which she goes into detail about.

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    • Psychic and Spiritual Development

    • Theosophical Classics
    • By: Annie Besant
    • Narrated by: Sandra Brautigam
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Annie Besant was a writer, lecturer, prominent Theosophist and women's rights activist of her time. She was a frequent contributor to various Theosophical publications of her day. This is a lecture of hers from 1913, where she speaks about universal consciousness, spiritual unfolding and personal psychic progress.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible narration!

    • By SimpleAndChic on 05-17-16

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Influence of Alcohol

    • Theosophical Classics
    • By: Annie Besant
    • Narrated by: Sandra Brautigam
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    More than 40 years prior to Bill Wilson creating the organization known as Alcoholics Anonymous, in 1892 noted spiritual author Annie Besant gave a lecture on the subject of alcoholism (published later that same year) and referred to drinking alcohol as "the alcoholic disease"! She, of course, approached the subject from a theosophical and thus spiritual standpoint. She briefly described her own history with alcohol as well as the physical and spiritual effects it has on the individual.

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    • Discipleship

    • Theosophical Classics
    • By: Annie Besant
    • Narrated by: Sandra Brautigam
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Annie Besant was a writer, lecturer, prominent Theosophist and women's rights activist of her time. She was a frequent contributor to various Theosophical publications of her day. Here she writes about the qualifications of being a disciple, what an aspirant can expect, and what types of behavior their teacher may expect of them, as well as why we shouldn't judge other aspirants as not being worthy of having a teacher and what is to be gained by the whole process.

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    • The Mysteries

    • Theosophical Classics
    • By: Annie Besant
    • Narrated by: Sandra Brautigam
    • Length: 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Annie Besant was a writer, lecturer, prominent Theosophist, and women's rights activist of her time. She was a frequent contributor to various Theosophical publications of her day. This particular piece dates to 1913, and she's writing about the Ancient Mysteries as compared to the modern religions of the world. She also discusses the Great White Brotherhood, Initiation, the Rosicrucians, Madame Blavatsky, and other related topics.

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    • Mysticism: Theosophical Classics

    • By: Annie Besant
    • Narrated by: Sandra Brautigam
    • Length: 15 mins
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    Annie Besant was a writer, lecturer, prominent theosophist, and women's rights activist of her time. She was a frequent contributor to various theosophical publications of her day. This piece by her, from 1912, is a short, basic introduction to mysticism through the eyes of theosophy. She writes about mysticism within Christianity and the Western Mystery Tradition in general. It's also interesting to note that she mentions the Illuminati in this piece, but in a philosophical rather than historical context, which is unusual for the time period.

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    • Yoga: Theosophical Classics

    • By: Annie Besant
    • Narrated by: Marlon Braccia
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Annie Besant was a writer, lecturer, prominent theosophist, and women's rights activist of her time. She was a frequent contributor to various theosophical publications of her day. This particular piece was a lecture she gave in 1893, discussing yoga, consciousness, the Atman, and a multitude of related concepts.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Essence of Yoga explained 150 years ago

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-17-15

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Practical Work for Theosophists: Theosophical Classics

    • By: Annie Besant
    • Narrated by: Norman Wood
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Annie Besant was a writer, lecturer, prominent Theosophist and women's rights activist of her time. She was a frequent contributor to various Theosophical publications of her day. This piece by her is a short lecture she gave in 1891, on the topic of Universal Brotherhood, altruism, and their importance to both, the Theosophy movement in general and members of the Theosophical Society, in particular.

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    • The Emergence of a World Religion

    • Theosophical Classics
    • By: Annie Besant
    • Narrated by: Sandra Brautigam
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Annie Besant was a writer, lecturer, prominent Theosophist, and women's rights activist of her time. She was a frequent contributor to various Theosophical publications of her day. This particular piece was a lecture delivered to the League of Liberal Christianity at Manchester in May of 1911, regarding a global awakening of consciousness that she felt she was witnessing at the time.

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    • a compelling discussion of one religion to rule them all...

    • By JKH on 08-17-15

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    • Occultism

    • Theosophical Classics
    • By: Annie Besant
    • Narrated by: Sandra Brautigam
    • Length: 18 mins
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    Annie Besant was a writer, lecturer, prominent Theosophist, and women's rights activist of her time. She was a frequent contributor to various Theosophical publications of her day. This piece by her is a short, basic introduction to occultism through the eyes of Theosophy as well as the differences between the Occultist and the Mystic.

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    • Le pouvoir de la pensée

    • Sa maîtrise et sa culture
    • By: Annie Besant
    • Narrated by: Yannick Lopez
    • Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
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    "Contrôlez la puissance de votre pensée." Nous rencontrons tous des épreuves difficiles dans la vie, que cela soit au niveau de notre travail, de notre ménage, de notre rapport au voisinage ou à nos amis, etc... Toutes ces difficultés peuvent-elles disparaître par le recours au pouvoir de la pensée ? Annie Besant le croie personnellement, crois vraiment qu'il est possible de matérialiser nos désirs, nos rêves, nos buts par le simple fait de contrôler nos pensées positives.

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    • On the Political Status of Women

    • By: Annie Besant
    • Narrated by: Megan DeLong
    • Length: 36 mins
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    Annie Besant made a name for herself as a women’s rights activist, socialist, and orator. Her first public speech, “On the Political Status of Women”, launched her into the field of advocacy around which she built a career. 

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