This anthology of philosophy and mysticism consists of short, independent articles and answers to over 200 questions on theosophy and human problems that embrace a wide diversity of themes: occultism and psychic phenomena, origins of Christianity, evolution into the human kingdom, buddhas and bodhisattvas, studies in The Secret Doctrine and The Mahatma Letters, euthanasia, afterdeath states of suicides, significance of dreams, mystery schools of today, and scores of other intriguing topics.
When exposure to the writings of the early Church Fathers left him unsatisfied, he turned to theosophy with its broad interpretation of all religious and philosophic streams. His greatest contribution to Western though has been his clarification of the basic philosophic principles enunciated by H.P. Blavatsky. From 1929 until his death in 1942 Dr. De Purucker was international head of the Theosophical Society.