a key to unlock the door that leads to the deeper study (h.p. Blavatsky)
A gem taken at random from The Key To Theosophy and one which describes the work of the leading libraries in the Theosophical Society worldwide:
ENQUIRER: Will you now explain the methods by which you propose to carry out the second object?
THEOSOPHIST: To collect for the library at our head quarters of Adyar, Madras (and by the Fellows of their Branches for their local libraries) all the good works up0n the world's religions that we can. To put into written form correct information upon the various ancient philosophies, traditions, and legends, and disseminate the same in such practicable ways as the translation and publication of original works of value, and extracts from and commentaries upon the same ...