By Eliphas Lévi
This can be Levi's first treatise on magic and was once translated into English through Arthur Edward Waite as "Transcendental Magic, its Doctrine and Ritual". Its recognized establishing strains current the one crucial subject matter of Occultism and offers many of the taste of its surroundings: "Behind the veil of all of the hieratic and mystical allegories of historical doctrines, in the back of the darkness and unusual ordeals of all initiations, less than the seal of all sacred writings, within the ruins of Nineveh or Thebes, at the crumbling stones of outdated temples and at the blackened visage of the Assyrian or Egyptian sphinx, within the massive or awesome work which interpret to the devoted of India the encouraged pages of the Vedas, within the cryptic logos of our previous books on alchemy, within the ceremonies practised at reception via all mystery societies, there are came across symptoms of a doctrine that is all over the place an identical and in all places conscientiously hid. ( From the Introduction)". Lévi's model of magic turned a very good good fortune, particularly after his demise. That Spiritualism was once well known on each side of the Atlantic from the 1850s contributed to this good fortune. His magical teachings have been loose from seen fanaticisms; he had not anything to promote, and didn't faux to be the start up of a few historical or fictitious mystery society. He integrated the Tarot playing cards into his magical procedure, and for this reason the Tarot has been an incredible a part of the paraphernalia of Western magicians. He had a deep effect at the magic of the airtight Order of the Golden sunrise and afterward the ex-Golden sunrise member Aleister Crowley. He was once additionally the 1st to claim pentagram or five-pointed megastar with one element down and issues up represents evil, whereas a pentagram with one aspect up and issues down represents solid. It used to be principally throughout the occultists encouraged through him that Lévi is remembered as one of many key founders.
By Brendan DuBois
By Tzvetan Todorov
Una s?ntesis cr?tica de las reflexiones que sobre lo simb?lico se han esbozado en nuestra cultura.
By Colin Wilson
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By Sarane Alexandrian
An inside of examine intercourse magic in japanese and Western secret traditions
• information the intercourse magic practices of P. B. Randolph, Aleister Crowley, Austin Osman Spare, Julius Evola, and Maria de Naglowska
• encompasses a entire assessment of affection magic within the center a long time, with debts of using potions, powders, spells, and enchantments
• Explores intercourse magic suggestions of the East, together with Taoist sexual alchemy
Magic, nearly in its entirety, is attached to sexuality. it really is throughout the ordinary magic of affection that intercourse magic operates, harnessing the forces that sign up for fans jointly. during this wide learn of intercourse magic within the jap and Western secret traditions, Sarane Alexandrian explains how there's a intercourse magic attached with each faith, non secular trust process, and initiatory society.
Exploring sexual practices in people magic, excessive magic, alchemy, and faith, the writer starts off with a whole assessment of affection magic within the heart a while, together with money owed of using potions, powders, spells, and enchantments, and he unearths how those ideas with regards to the non secular practices of the time. He introduces the Taoist sexual alchemy practices of Mantak Chia, the key tantric practices of the Tibetan bons, sexual shiatsu, and a Vietnamese perform known as “mouth moxa.”
Examining the sacred sexuality that arose in Western initiatory orders within the past due nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Alexandrian info the advance of P. B. Randolph’s white sexual magic and the black sexual magic of Aleister Crowley, in addition to explaining the practices of Austin Osman Spare, Julius Evola and the Ur workforce, and Maria de Naglowska. He unearths the clinical ideas underlying intercourse magic and the way profitable effects are assured by way of the impacts of the heavenly our bodies and the radiant powers of colour, quantity, scents, and actual events, which accentuate the job of the human bioelectric box. Alexandrian additionally information the tantra practices of Margot Anand, the sexual rituals of Wicca, and magical “sex aids,” together with talismans and jewels.
Providing entire useful info, the writer explains how, via intercourse magic, a pair can extract from one another what they're lacking when it comes to virility and femininity, multiplying their energies tenfold and merging the carnal and religious worlds to event transcendent adventures within the private depths of fact.
By Patrick Dunn
Clean rules for the fashionable mage lie on the middle of this thought-provoking consultant to magic conception. forthcoming magical perform from a data paradigm, Patrick Dunn offers a distinct and modern standpoint on an historic perform. Dunn teaches all approximately image platforms, magical artifacts, sigils, spirits, elementals, languages, and magical trips, and explains their importance in magical perform. There also are routines for constructing magic talents, in addition to suggestions for developing talismans, servitors, divination decks, and your personal astral temple.
By Robert Bruce
This is often the magnificent FIRST version of Astral Dynamics
The first variation of Astral Dynamics (the booklet you're now studying approximately) includes a good deal of content material that was once dropped from the 2009 moment version to avoid wasting house. those are basically relatively various books. most folk wish either those notable books, so we confident Robert Bruce to supply an e-book model of the unique First variation of Astral Dynamics, with complete colour illustrations and different advancements. this primary variation went out of print in 2009.
THE FIRST version OF ASTRAL DYNAMICS - in a single attention-grabbing quantity, Robert Bruce accumulated jointly a private narrative, a "how-to", a troubleshooting advisor, and a theoretical point of view at the nonphysical constitution underlying the unusual and multidimensional existence all of us lead. no matter if you're a skeptic, a veteran astral projector, a beginner, or an armchair vacationer, there is treasure right here. it is in a category on its own. What he says the following earrings precise. in truth, it does much more than ring actual. It opens doorways. Astral Dynamics presents the clever and prompted reader with every little thing had to placed conception into perform.
The book's six elements could be learn every one on their lonesome, yet they've been put to construct properly one upon the opposite.
Part One, "Elements of Projection", provides Robert's thought of what really is going on while the projectable astral double leaves the actual physique. This in itself, correct out of the gate, is interesting terrain. His thought of the implications of the mind-split that effects from projection is itself definitely worth the fee of the booklet.
Part , "NEW power Ways", provides his stunningly sensible approach to elevating strength and know-how through the use of contact, which he calls Tactile Imaging. i've got attempted this system on part a dozen humans, chosen kind of at random, each one of whom bought the specified expertise inside seconds! after which, as though the hot approach to visualization were not sufficient, Robert proceeds to explain the character and anatomy of our power our bodies, an outline firmly rooted in his personal own explorations.
Part 3, "Core Skills", builds in this beginning, demonstrating tips to be triumphant on the 3 initiatives which are necessary to good fortune in astral projection: deep actual leisure, taming the brain, and reaching the trance nation.
Part 4, "Projection go out and Technique", tells you what you want to understand to forestall analyzing approximately astral projection and really do it.
Part 5, "The Akashic Connection", proceeds into the world of the theoretical, no longer for the sake of having misplaced in thought, yet on the way to make experience of items obvious and heard. rather fascinating is Robert's description of the character and that means of what he calls the Akashic Pulse. As to his description and research of the astral planes, the silver twine, the etheric physique, and the Akashic checklist — I doubt that those were equaled wherever within the subject's broad glossy literature. i'm convinced that they've no longer been excelled.
Part Six, "Strange Astral Phenomena", takes on a number of conundrums which are worthy exploring. Projection into better geographical regions; fact fluctuations; astral noise; what Robert calls astral natural world, and astral combat... he covers the turf because it hasn't been coated thus far. And he does it so casually, in so unpretentious a way, his temper starting from private awe to casually joking, with all of the variety between.
If you've gotten any curiosity in any respect within the topic of astral projection, lucid dreaming — larger awareness commonly — you are going to love this ebook. I expect that it'll develop into a vintage, learn and valued for a few years to return.
Frank DeMarco - Chairman, Hampton Roads Publishing corporation, Inc., VA.
About the Author:
Robert Bruce is the writer of six groundbreaking books exploring such mysteries because the human strength physique, the out-of-body event, Kundalini, mind's-eye imaginative and prescient, non secular and psychic improvement, metaphysics, clairvoyance, and psychi
By Arthur Edward Waite
The key culture in Goetia, together with the rites and mysteries of Goetic therugy, sorcery and infernal necromancy. thoroughly illustrated with the unique magical figures. Partial Contents: Antiquity of Magical Rituals; Rituals of Transcendental Magic; Composite Rituals; Key of Solomon; Lesser Key of Solomon; Rituals of Black Magic; whole Grimoire; instruction of the Operator; preliminary Rites and Ceremonies; Descending Hierarchy; Mysteries of Goetic Theurgy; secret of the Sanctum Regnum; approach to Honorius.
By Patricia Telesco
The most up-to-date addition to the preferred Made effortless sequence, 'Magick Made effortless 'gives aspiring witches every little thing they should grasp the artwork of magic. transparent, easy-to-follow directions stroll readers via spells and potions incorporating greater than three hundred every