MADAME BLAVATSKY: The Mother of Modern Spirituality
Gary Lachman Helena Petrovna Blavatskymystic, occult writer, child of Russian aristocrats, spiritual seeker who traveled five continents, and founder (with Henry Steel Olcott) of the Theosophical Societyis still being hailed as an icon and scorned as a fraud, more than 120 years after her death. But despite perennial interest in her life, writings, and philosophy, no single biography has examined the controversy and legacy of this influential thinker who helped define modern alternative spiritualityuntil now. Lachman, the acclaimed spiritual biographer behind volumes such as Rudolf Steiner and Jung the Mystic, brings us an in-depth look at Blavatsky. 6X9 P/B, 352 pp.