The Theosophical
Society in Australia

Blavatsky Lodge Sydney


Essays and writings on the subject of art and spirituality.

The following reading list attempts to achieve a balance between the older classical books and modern expositions:

  • Bragdon, Claude Fayette The Beautiful Necessity: Seven Essays on Theosophy and Architecture (TPH 1939/1978)
  • Brunton, Paul The Arts in Culture Volume 9 of The Notebooks of Paul Brunton (Larson 1984-1986)
  • Cornell, Judith Drawing the Light from Within: Keys to Awaken Your Creative Power (Prentice Hall 1990)
  • Cornell, Judith Mandalas: Luminous Symbols for Healing (Quest 1994)
  • Decter, Jacqueline Messenger of Beauty: The Life & Visionary Art of Nicholas Roerich (Park Street Press 1997)
  • Godwin, Jocelyn Music and the Occult: French Musical Philosophies 1750-1950 (University of Rochester Press 1995)
  • Jinarajadasa, C. Art as Will and Idea (TPH 1927)
  • Kandinsky, Wassily Concerning the Spiritual in Art (Dover Publications 1977)
  • Regier, Kathleen The Spiritual Image in Modern Art (TPH 1987)
  • Scott, Cyril Music, Its Secret Influence Throughout the Ages (S. Weiser 1969)
  • Tame, David Beethoven and the Spiritual Path (TPH 1994)
  • Tuchman, Maurice (Ed.) The Spiritual in Art: Abstract Painting 1890-1985 (Abbeville Press 1986)


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