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Theosophical Publishing House

Theosophical Publishing House (TPH)

The Theosophical Publishing House, a department of the Theosophical Society, started at the beginning of the twentieth century.  It has published over 700 titles dealing with Theosophy, different religions, philosophy, yoga, science, occultism, meditation, and so on by well-known authors such as H.P. Blavatsky, H.S. Olcott, Annie Besant, C.W. Leadbeater, Geoffrey Hodson, N. Sri Ram, I.K. Taimni and others.

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Oriental works published by the Adyar Library and Research Centre are distributed by the Theosophical Publishing House.  It has brought out, in addition, a large number of pamphlets and booklets.  TPH distributes worldwide The Theosophist, a monthly journal started in 1879 by H.P. Blavatsky, Wake Up India and the quarterly Adyar Newsletter.

The Vasanta Press

The Vasanta Press prints various publications produced by the Theosophical Publishing House, The Adyar Library and Research Centre, and allied organizations.  The first prize for excellence in printing was awarded to it in 1987 by the All India Printers' Conference.


The Theosophical Publishing House runs a well-stocked bookshop adjacent to the main gate of the Estate.  In addition to Theosophical books by authors such as H.P. Blavatsky, Annie Besant, C.W. Leadbeater, I.K. Taimni, N. Sri Ram, it also offers books from other publishing houses on religion, yoga, mysticism, philosophy, Indology, mythology; well-known authors such as J. Krishnamurti, Ramana Maharshi and Sri Aurobindo; plus many magazines, postcards and photographs.

Other Booksellers & Publishers who sell our books

The Theosophical Publishing House (Quest Books) in USA
306 West Geneva Road, P.O. Box 270,
Wheaton, Illinois-60189-0270, USA.
Phone:1 800-669-9425 (toll-free)
630-665-0130( dail 0); Fax: 630-665-8791

Theosofische Vereniging in Nederland
1074 VM Amsterdam,
The Netherlands.
Phone: 31-(0)20-676 5672
Fax: 31-20-675 7657

The Theosophical Society in New Zealand
18 Belvedere Street, Epsom,
Auckland-3, New Zealand.
Phone & Fax: 0-9-523 1797

Besant Bookshop in Australia
The Brisbane Theosophical Society,
315 Wickham Terrace,
Brisbane, Queensland 4600,
Phone: (07)3839 1453
Fax: (07)3839 3692

Theosophical Publishing House in Philippines
# 1 Iba Street,
Quezon City,
Metro Manila, Philippines.
Phone:(632)-741-5740; Fax: (632)-740-3751

Theosophical Society in England
50 Gloucester Place,
London WIU 8EA, England.
Phone: 0207 563 9817

Theosophical Society in East & Central Africa
P.O. Box - 45928
Nairobi, Kenya,
East Africa
Phone: 254 2 745174
Fax: 745655
E-mail:    and

Theosophical Society in Southern Africa
22, Buffels Road
Rietondale 0084, Pretoria
South Africa
TeleFax: (27 12) 329 3082

Theosophical Society in West Africa
P.O. Box 720,
Accra, Ghana, West Africa.
TeleFax: 233 21 771249