Download E-books The Fourth Book of Occult Philosophy: The Companion to Three Books of Occult Philosophy PDF

By Donald Tyson

The Fourth publication of Occult Philosophy, via Henry Cornelius Agrippa and unnamed others, is taken into account one of many cornerstones of Western magic, and the grimoires it includes are one of the most vital that exist within the Western culture. For greater than 300 years, this mysterious tome has been considered as tricky or perhaps very unlikely to understand―until now.

Occult student Donald Tyson provides an absolutely annotated, corrected, and modernized version of Stephen Skinner’s 1978 facsimile version of the unique paintings, which used to be six tracts released as one quantity in 1655. For the 1st time, those vintage works of Western magic were rendered absolutely obtainable to the amateur practitioner, in addition to occult students and expert magicians. Tyson provides transparent guideline and useful perception on numerous magic ideas, delivering modern magicians with a operating grimoire of the arcane.

- Astrology 
- historical past 
- Geomancy 
- Ceremonial Magic
- the character of Spirits, Angels, and Demons
- Geomantic Astronomy
- Necromancy
- Invocation and Evocation of Spirits

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Download E-books PsyberMagick: Advanced Ideas in Chaos Magick PDF

A witty and iconoclastic observation on magick and smooth occult culture by way of one of many founders of Chaos Magick. PsyberMagick includes unbelievable, arguable and innovative rules at the conception and perform of magick, the constitution of the universe and the character of the brain. It holds many surprises because it demanding situations a few of the traditional assumptions and paradigms of magick.

full of sensible thoughts, PsyberMagick provide the potential to undo the fallacy of "being" and succeed in "sideways" into imaginary time to complete magic(k). performed within the form of Aleister Crowley's publication of Lies, and humorously illustrated, this publication is a needs to for all Chaoist and Western magicians.

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Download E-books Inner Christianity: A Guide to the Esoteric Tradition PDF

By Richard Smoley

Inner Christianity is the 1st advent to mystical and esoteric Christianity for the overall reader. It speaks from a nonsectarian perspective, unearthing insights from the entire of the Christian culture, orthodox and heretical, well-known and imprecise. The esoteric culture has regularly sought for meanings that will yield a deeper internal wisdom of the divine. whereas conventional Christianity attracts a timeline from Adam's Fall to the Day of Judgment, the esoteric frequently sees time as folding in on itself, bringing each aspect to the right here and now. whereas the Church fought bitterly over dogma, the esoteric borrowed freely from different traditions—Kabbalah, astrology, and alchemy—in their look for metaphors of internal fact.

Rather than basing his booklet round exponents of esoteric doctrine, pupil Richard Smoley concentrates at the questions which are of curiosity to each looking out Christian. How can one reach direct religious event? What does "the Fall" particularly let us know approximately coming to phrases with the realm we are living in? do we locate salvation in lifestyle? How will we ascend, spiritually, throughout the quite a few degrees of life? What was once Christ's actual message to humankind? From the Gospel of Thomas to A path in Miracles, from the Jesus Prayer to alchemy and Tarot, from Origen to Dante to Jung, Richard Smoley sheds the sunshine of another Christianity on those concerns and extra.

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Download E-books You Are the Blessings: Meditations and Reflections on Life, God and Us PDF

With a wealth of reflections, prayers, and poems, this compilation of religious knowledge stimulates the brain and soul whereas readying the physique for life’s daily challenges. Accessible and undying, the substance provided will attract either the curious layman and people good versed in meditative notion with perceptive chapters such as Doing stable, Forgiveness, Gratitude, realizing Who we're, Love and Loving, and Peace. Written with a willing eye for useful incorporation into diverse day-by-day workouts and supplemented with a CD recording of benefits and meditations led via the writer, this all-encompassing consultant is a must have for these looking to comprehend the stairs essential to in achieving lifelong fulfillment.  

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Download E-books Mystical Society: An Emerging Social Vision PDF

By Philip Wexler

In Mystical Society Philip Wexler, a well known serious theorist with a historical past in social psychology and a distinct curiosity in spirituality, examines the revitalization of spirituality manifesting itself in society and in schooling. Describing what he calls "cultural adjustments towards the sacred," he files a cultural shift, caused by means of technological and societal alterations, towards a brand new mysticism. Wexler explores the which means for this new spirituality for our day-by-day lives, for social conception, and for schooling. From the pervasiveness of a religious vernacular to the mixing of non secular practices into our hugely individualized and technologized lives, Wexler lays out the proof for a turning out to be stream, after which attracts parallels to classes of mystical revitalization from the earlier. during this dialogue, he attracts at the paintings of Marx, Weber, and Durkheim, in addition to from modern social theory.

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Download E-books The Qabalistic Tarot: A Textbook of Mystical Philosophy PDF

By Robert Wang

NEW 2004 REVISED EDITION

Hailed by means of reviewers as "a masterpiece," and as "the unmarried such a lot profound reference of its kind," The Qabalistic Tarot has turn into the traditional in its box, a ebook necessary to all scholars of Tarot symbolism. it really is either a textbook and a sourcebook for the symbols of the Western airtight Qabalah, a corpus of mystical principles that have, for hundreds of years, exerted a strong effect at the improvement of Western proposal. Dr. Wang explains the Tarot as an externalization of a magical method which has advanced from nearly the 3rd century C.E. to our personal time. He lines the advance of Qabalistic principles from the Neoplatonic during the Medieval, Renaissance, and sleek sessions, systematically discussing each one Sephira and direction at the Tree of lifestyles. He makes use of the Tarot pictures as some extent of visible reference, and gives an intensive clarification of the symbolic intricacies of the trails. The Qabalistic Tarot is suggested as a accomplished textbook for person research or for the study room. the 1st and basically paintings in line with the 4 significant decks in use at the present time, it's the perfect significant other booklet for the Golden sunrise Tarot, the Thoth Tarot, the Rider-Waite Tarot, or the normal Marseilles deck.

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Download E-books The Measure of Things: Humanism, Humility, and Mystery PDF

David Cooper explores and defends the view truth self reliant of human views is inevitably indescribable, a "mystery." different perspectives are proven to be hubristic. Humanists, for whom "man is the degree" of fact, exaggerate our ability to stay with out the feel of an autonomous degree. Absolutists, who proclaim our potential to grasp an self reliant fact, exaggerate our cognitive powers. during this hugely unique publication Cooper restores to philosophy a formal appreciation of mystery-that is what offers a degree of our ideals and conduct.

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Download E-books The Tragic Tale of Claire Ferchaud and the Great War PDF

This is the relocating and unbelievable tale of Claire Ferchaud, a tender French shepherdess who had visions of Jesus and won nationwide repute as a modern day Joan of Arc on the top of global battle I. Claire skilled her first imaginative and prescient after a adolescence trauma during which her mom locked her in a closet to damage her obdurate willfulness. She constructed her visionary presents through religious administrators and, by way of the age of twenty, she had come to think that Jesus sought after France consecrated to the Sacred center. Claire believed that if France undertook this devotion, symbolized via including identical to the Sacred center to the French flag, it should get pleasure from fast victory within the struggle. From her modest origins to her astonishing ascent, Claire's existence and instances are deftly comparable with literary verve and perception in a publication that offers an extraordinary view of the French geographical region through the nice War.

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Download E-books An Interview With Israel Regardie: His Final Thoughts and Views PDF

Israel Regardie (born Francis Israel Regudy on November seventeenth, 1907 in London, England) used to be the most influential Adepts of the Golden sunrise. He was once additionally a devoted author, chiropractor and therapist. It used to be his major ambition to maintain and perpetuate the lessons and paintings of the Golden sunrise and Aleister Crowley. Israel Regardie met with the Golden sunrise magician Aleister Crowley (October twelfth, 1875 - December 1st, 1947) in Paris in October of 1928 to turn into his own secretary and scholar (he additionally grew to become Crowley's personal Agent and a IX° Member of Crowley's O.T.O.). On October twenty eighth, 1930, Regardie took the Oath of the Probationer in Crowley's Order of the A.·. A.·., which used to be Crowley's reformulated and complex model of the method of the Golden sunrise (Crowley even maintained the identify of the Golden sunrise for the Outer Order). Then in January of 1933, presently after severing with Crowley, Regardie, like his magical mentor, joined the Golden sunrise (or, extra accurately, an offshoot of the Order referred to as the Stella Matutina) at Hermes Temple in Bristol with the Neophyte motto Frater advert Majorem Adonai Gloriam. Regardie states in his ebook, the attention within the Triangle: An Interpretation of Aleister Crowley, that he retained this comparable Neophyte Motto for his 5=6 Adept measure, the Adeptus Minor Grade. (Regardie resigned from Hermes Temple of the Stella Matutina on December fifth, 1934.) Regardie was once an Adept who was once dedicated to the good paintings of maintaining and perpetuating the lessons of either Aleister Crowley and the Golden sunrise approximately which he as soon as acknowledged: "They have left indelible marks on my lifestyles, and my profession if i would like to take advantage of that time period, yet definitely on my own lifestyles. nevertheless, i can't separate Crowley from The Golden sunrise, simply because Crowley used to be The Golden sunrise and The Golden sunrise used to be Crowley." - From An Interview with Israel Regardie: His ultimate recommendations and perspectives (Falcon Press, 1985).

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