Blavatsky resources

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These are written, Web-based, and audiovisual resources specifically intended for the study of Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, her life and work. Theosophy resources are listed on their own page.


  • Barborka, Geoffrey A. H.P. Blavatsky, Tibet and Tulku. A scholarly study of HPB's use of siddhis taught by her Tibetan masters. Review at [1]
  • Bilimoria, Edi. H. P. Blavatsky – A Spiritual Floodlight". Blavatsky Trust. [2] Excellent analysis of the impact of HPB's teachings.
  • Caldwell, Daniel (comp.), The Esoteric World of Madame Blavatsky: Insights into the Life of a Modern Sphinx. Wheaton, IL: Quest Books, 2000.
  • Cranston, Sylvia, H.P.B. The Extraordinary Life & Influence of Helena Blavatsky Founder of the Modern Theosophical Movement. New York: Tarcher/Putnam Book, 1993.
  • Fuller, J. Overton Fuller. Blavatsky and Her Teachers. A modern biography defending H.P.B. against her detractors.
  • Kingsland, William. The Real H. P. Blavatsky. 1928. One of the best biographies, written by a man who knew and worked with her, this is a frank account of her work on behalf of humanity, and the obstacles against which she fought.
  • Wachtmeister, Constance. Reminiscences of H.P.B. and the S.D. Account of HPB when she was writing The Secret Doctrine.
  • Wilson, Ian. The Life of Helena Petrovna Blavatsky. London: Blavatsky Trust, 1992. Available at [3] Article accompanying video of the same name.

Books on related subjects

  • Blavatsky, H. P. "Letter LXI" The Letters of H. P. Blavatsky to A. P. Sinnett (London: T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd., 1925), 148-156. HPB answers many questions about her life to A. P. Sinnett.
  • Johnson, K. Paul. The Masters Revealed: Madame Blavatsky and the Myth of the Great White Lodge. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1994.

Study courses

Study Course on the Secret Doctrine by Pablo Sender and Juliana Cesano.

Audiovisual materials

  • The Life of Helena Petrovna Blavatsky. London: Blavatsky Trust, 1992. Videorecording. Available from Blavatsky Trust.

Web pages

  • Blavatsky trust
  • Blavatsky Study Center - Vast resources compiled by Daniel Caldwell
    • Blavatsky Archives - transcripts of rare documents
    • Study guides
    • recommended readings
    • controversies
    • online books
    • photo gallery
    • links to periodicals The Theosophist and Lucifer
    • links
  • Blavatsky Net - from Theosophy Foundation of Georgia, Estela Carson, editor and Theosophy Net Foundation, Reed Carson, editor
    • chronology of HPB’s life
    • free course based on quotes from HPB and William Quan Judge
    • principles of Theosophy
    • links to HPB’s books and articles
    • newsletters
  • Blavatsky Cardiff
    • accounts of HPB's life
    • background information
  • Philaletheians
    • original books in digital format
    • reprinted articles by HPB
    • Study Notes on The Secret Doctrine, Roman, Greek, Buddhist, and Hindu classics, and much more, beautifully illustrated


Collections of articles by HPB



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