Library at the Theosophical Society in Maryland


This reference and lending library for members of the Lodge is reportedly the largest esoteric library in Maryland. Non-members may browse through the books when the Lodge is open, particularly on the first Sunday afternoon of each month, weather-permitting.

Over a thousand books and other media (DVDs, VCR tapes) are arranged by subject matter, from Astrology through Zorastrianism, and many subjects in between (Agnihotra, Buddhism, Christianity, Comparative Religion, Consciousness, Divination, Dreams, Gnosticism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Karma, Life after Death, Magic, Mediation, Mysticism, Numerology, Occult Fiction, Philosophy, Plants and Herbs, Prophecy, Reincarnation and Taoism/Confucianism – to name a few).

Volunteers are updating the card catalog and putting book information into an electronic database where you can search by topic(s), author and title. The eventual goal is to put the database online at the Lodge’s website.