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Mr. Leadbeater also wrote dozens of books and pamphlets. These are some of his titles, arranged by topic.
 
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=== Autobiographical ===
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* '''''How Theosophy Came To Me''''' (1930). Available at [http://www.singaporelodge.org/htctm.htm Singapore Lodge website] and  [https://www.globalgreyebooks.com/how-theosophy-came-to-me-ebook.html Global Grey eBooks].
  
 
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* '''''A Textbook Of Theosophy''''' (1912)
 
* '''''A Textbook Of Theosophy''''' (1912)
 
* '''''Theosophist’s Attitude to Death and the Unseen''''' (1927)
 
* '''''Theosophist’s Attitude to Death and the Unseen''''' (1927)
* '''''How Theosophy Came To Me''''' (1930)
 
 
* '''''Thought-Forms''''' (1901)
 
* '''''Thought-Forms''''' (1901)
 
* '''''The Power and Use of Thought''''' (1911)
 
* '''''The Power and Use of Thought''''' (1911)

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Charles Webster Leadbeater (1847-1934) was a very prolific writer. In 1897 he was awarded the Subba Row Medal for his contributions to Theosophical literature. Often he collaborated with Annie Besant in writing about esoteric subjects. Young people such as Basil Hodgson-Smith and Fritz Kunz assisted with his massive correspondence, and Ernest Wood helped to compile some of the books.

Books and pamphlets

Mr. Leadbeater also wrote dozens of books and pamphlets. These are some of his titles, arranged by topic.

Autobiographical

Theosophy

  • An Outline Of Theosophy (1902)
  • A Textbook Of Theosophy (1912)
  • Theosophist’s Attitude to Death and the Unseen (1927)
  • Thought-Forms (1901)
  • The Power and Use of Thought (1911)
  • The Astral Plane (1894)
  • The Monad (1917)
  • The Beginning of the Sixth Root Race (1931)
  • The Devachanic Plane (1896)
  • The Inner Life, First and Second Series (1910-11)
  • Invisible Helpers (1896)
  • The Life After Death (1912)
  • The Other Side Of Death (1903)
  • Spiritualism And Theosophy (1928)

Human constitution and abilities

  • The Chakras (1927)
  • Clairvoyance (1899)
  • Man Visible And Invisible (1902)
  • The Hidden Side Of Things (1913)

Spiritual path and occultism

  • Talks on ‘At the Feet of the Master’ (1922)
  • Talks On The Path Of Occultism (1926)
  • The Masters And The Path (1925)
  • Man: Whence, How And Whither (1913)
  • Some Glimpses of Occultism (1903)

Occult investigations

Mr. Leadbeater worked with Annie Besant, C. Jinarājadāsa, Ernest Wood, Dora van Gelder Kunz, and others to examine the world using occult vision. Several books resulted from this work:

  • Occult Chemistry (1908)
  • The Occult History Of Java (ph 1951)

Leadbeater also turned his clairvoyance towards the past lives of people around him:

  • The Lives of Alcyone, Vol. I and II (1924)
  • Soul’s Growth Through Reincarnation, Vol. I - II, Lives of Erato and Spica (ph 1941)
  • Soul’s Growth Through Reincarnation, Vol. III, Lives of Orion (ph 1946)
  • Soul’s Growth Through Reincarnation, Vol. IV - VI, Lives of Ursa, Vega and Eudox (ph 1948)
  • Soul’s Growth Through Reincarnation, Vol. VII - X, Lives of Ulysses, Abel, Arcor and Vale (ph 1950)

Christianity

  • The Christian Creed (1899)
  • The Inner Side Of Christian Festivals (1920)
  • The Science of the Sacraments (1920)

Buddhism

  • The Smaller Buddhist Catechism (1889)
  • The Noble Eightfold Path (1926)

Freemasonry

  • Glimpses of Masonic History (1926)
  • The Hidden Life in Freemasonry (1926)

Other topics

  • To Those Who Mourn (1913)
  • Vegetarianism and Occultism (1913)
  • The World-Mother As Symbol And Fact (1928)
  • Our Relation To Children (ph 1938)
  • The Perfume of Egypt (1911)
  • Dreams (1895)
  • Starlight (1917)

Articles

Mr. Leadbeater contributed numerous articles to Theosophical periodicals. Many of the articles are indexed in the Union Index of Theosophical Periodicals. About 1395 articles are listed under the name CW Leadbeater and over 440 under the initials CWL.

Notes