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ECHOES of the ORIENT:
The Writings of William Quan Judge
Compiled by Dara Eklund
Echoes are heard in every age of a timeless path that leads to divine wisdom and knowledge of our
purpose in the universal design. Today’s resurgent awareness of our physical and spiritual
interdependence affirms those pioneering keynotes set forth in the writings of H. P. Blavatsky.
Her task was to re-present the broad panorama of the "anciently universal
Wisdom-Religion," to show its underlying expression in the world's myths, legends, and
spiritual traditions, and to show its scientific basis — with the overarching goal of furthering
the cause of universal brotherhood.
Some people have found HPB's books difficult and ask for something simpler. The writings of
William Q. Judge, a co-founder of the Theosophical
Society and close personal colleague of HPB, help fill this need. His Ocean of Theosophy and Letters That Have Helped
Me remain classics in the literature, describing in clear language the basic ideas of
the wisdom-tradition and its path of spiritual quest. Yet the greater part of Judge’s literary
output is to be found in his magazine articles and other writings gathered together here in
Echoes of the Orient.
Volume I comprises about 170 articles from The Path magazine, founded and edited by
Judge. These are chronologically arranged and supplemented by his popular “Occult Tales.” Also
included are a well-documented 50-page biography, numerous illustrations, photographs, and
Volume II comprises Judge’s “Hidden Hints in The Secret Doctrine,” his lectures at the World’s
Parliament of Religions, articles and replies to questions in other magazines, and “Faces of
Friends” who were actively helping the Theosophical Society in Judge’s time.
Volume III contains tracts and pamphlets, newspaper and journal articles, miscellaneous articles
and extracts, and “Suggestions and Aids” to fellow travelers on the Path.
Volume IV Cumulative Index to vols. I-III has been expanded for this new 2nd and Revised
Second and Revised Edition
- 6 x 9, each volume includes a bibliography and index
- Volume 1: $35.00 cloth, 700 pages, ISBN 978-1-55700-195-5
- Volume 2: $35.00 cloth, 600 pages, ISBN 978-1-55700-196-2
- Volume 3: $35.00 cloth, 540 pages, ISBN 978-1-55700-197-9
- Cumulative Index: $12.00 paper, approx. 154 pages, ISBN 978-1-55700-194-8
Also available in PDF eBook versions free of charge
at Theosophical University Press Online.