This book comprises six lectures delivered Annie Besant at the Theosophical Headquarters in Adyar, and was intended to offer a simple outline of the fundamental ideas of the Wisdom to an intelligent and educated public, unacquainted with these conceptions. Published in a hope that they may reach a bigger public in the world, this exceptional treatise on theosophy constitutes the perfect addition to any library of those interested in subject. Covering topics such as: What is theosophy?; Reincarnation: it's Necessity; and Man's Life in the Three Worlds, this interesting collection of lectures is a perfect example of Besant's intellectual insights and mystical wisdom - A must-read for any student of theosophy. Annie Besant was an influential British socialist, theosophist, activist, orator and writer. This antiquarian book is republished now with an introductory biography of the author.