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Download La Sagesse d'Eôsphoros : La philosophie du luciférisme by Michael W. FORD PDF

By Michael W. FORD

Qu'est-ce que le Luciférisme et en quoi est-il différent des autres croyances? Quelles sont les pratiques réelles des lucifériens et d'où provient cette philosophie? Bien des questions de ce style sont traitées au sein de cet ouvrage, avec un perspective à l. a. fois pratique mais aussi et surtout philosophique, axé sur l'approche spirituelle. Le Luciférisme, plus qu'une easy croyance ou une easy pratique, se doit d'être abordé comme une philosophie, une manière de penser et de concevoir le monde, pour ceux qui ont le braveness et l. a. sagesse de l'explorer.

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Download Classical Spirituality in Contemporary America: The by Michael S. Pittman PDF

By Michael S. Pittman

G.I. Gurdjieff (d. 1949) continues to be a huge, if debatable, determine in early 20th-century Western Esoteric suggestion. Born within the culturally assorted sector of the Caucasus, Gurdjieff traveled in Asia, Africa, and somewhere else looking for functional non secular wisdom. even though many times allusive, references to Sufi teachings and characters take a trendy place in Gurdjieff’s paintings and writings. considering his loss of life, a discourse on Gurdjieff and Sufism has constructed throughout the contributions in addition to opinions of his scholars and interlocutors. J.G. Bennett begun an experimental ‘Fourth means’ college in England within the Nineteen Seventies which integrated the creation of Sufi practices and teachings. In the US this discourse has extra improved during the collaboration and engagement of latest Sufi teachers.

This paintings doesn't easily display the effect of Gurdjieff and his rules, yet methods the categorical discourse on and approximately Gurdjieff and Sufism within the context of latest non secular and non secular teachings, really within the usa, and highlights many of the adaptive, boundary-crossing, and hybrid positive aspects that experience resulted in the ongoing impression of Sufism.

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Download The Best of the Equinox, Sex Magick: Volume III by Aleister Crowley,Lon Milo DuQuette PDF

By Aleister Crowley,Lon Milo DuQuette

The Equinox, in print from 1909–1919, used to be a mystical magazine released by way of Aleister Crowley and integrated Crowley’s personal A...A... legislation, rituals and rites, stories, and magical works by means of different vital practitioners. released as ten volumes, a lot of the cloth continues to be out of print at the present time. Now, for the 1st time due to the fact that Israel Regardie’s selections Gems from the Equinox (1974) well known student and U.S. Deputy Grandmaster normal of the O.T.O. Lon Milo DuQuette provides readers along with his personal decisions from this vintage publication, The better of the Equinox.

Volume III of the sequence offers might be the main titillating of esoteric matters, intercourse Magick. as soon as he grasped the basics of sexual magick, Aleister Crowley understood it to be the major that unlocks the secrets and techniques of the universe. He committed the whole moment 1/2 his lifestyles to exploring its mysteries. This quantity offers the majority of Crowley’s written works at the topic and contains The Gnostic Mass, Energized Enthusiasm, Liber A’ash, Liber Chath, and Liber Stellae Rubeae

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Download Civil War Ghosts of Sharpsburg (Haunted America) by Julia Stinson Brugh,Mark P. Brugh PDF

By Julia Stinson Brugh,Mark P. Brugh

In September 1862, struggling with from the conflict of Antietam spilled into Sharpsburg�s streets. citizens have been left to bury the lifeless from either side. at the present time, locals file lingering echoes of that strife, from the faint faucets of a Union drummer boy named Charley King to the phantom footsteps of accomplice infantrymen charging up the steps of the Rohrbach condominium. spectral women visible enjoying via the large Spring in Children�s Alley could be Savilla Miller and Theresa Kretzer, most sensible acquaintances torn aside by way of their divided loyalties. journey courses Mark and Julia Brugh craft a bright portrait of Sharpsburg within the Civil struggle and produce to gentle tales of the ghosts for whom the clash by no means ended.

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Download The Necronomicon Files: The Truth Behind Lovecraft's Legend by Daniel Harms,John Wisdom Gonce PDF

By Daniel Harms,John Wisdom Gonce

What if a booklet existed that gave solutions to every thing you have ever questioned approximately? What may you do to profit its secrets and techniques? stories of such books have abounded for millennia and are legend in occult heritage. essentially the most pervasive sleek iterations is that of the Necronomicon, stated to be a real occult textual content from the eighth century. The Necronomicon relatively is the production of technology fiction author H.P. Lovecraft (1891-1937), in whose books the magic quantity first appears to be like in print. In The Necronomicon Files two occult experts discover all facets of The Necronomicon, from its first visual appeal in Lovecraft's fiction to its ongoing pervasive visual appeal in cult and occult circles.

The Necronomicon Files, revised and multiplied additional, finds the hoax of the Necronomicon. Harms and Gonce exhibit that the apocryphal background of the Necronomicon was once concocted via Lovecraft to lend it verisimilitude in his fiction. the mystical textual content was once reworked into an icon between Lovecraft's literary circle, who extra to the book's legend by way of concerning it of their personal writing. humans turned confident that it used to be a true e-book and its references in literature and movie keep growing. The e-book additionally examines what humans have gone through to discover the Necronomicon and the cottage that has arisen over the last 3 a long time to provide the ongoing call for for a booklet that doesn't exist.

Scholarly but available, funny and intriguing, The Necronomicon Files illuminates the intensity of the artistic strategy and the variations of contemporary fable, whereas nonetheless coping with to maintain a lot of the romance and fascination that surrounds the Necronomicon in our culture.

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Download Aleister Crowley and Western Esotericism by Henrik Bogdan,Martin P. Starr PDF

By Henrik Bogdan,Martin P. Starr

This quantity is the 1st entire exam of 1 of the 20 th century's so much particular iconoclasts. Aleister Crowley (1875-1947) used to be a examine in contradictions. Born right into a fundamentalist Christian relations and trained at Cambridge, he was once vilified as a traitor, drug addict, and debaucher, but respected as maybe the main influential philosopher in modern esotericism. relocating past the effect of latest psychology and the modernist figuring out of the occult, Crowley declared himself the revelator of a brand new age of individualism. Crowley's occult bricolage, Magick, used to be an eclectic mixture of non secular routines drawn from Western eu magical ceremonies and Indic assets for meditation and yoga. This trip of self-liberation culminated in harnessing sexual energy as a paranormal self-discipline, a "sacrilization of the self" as practiced in Crowley's combined masonic staff, the Ordo Templi Orientis. the faith Crowley created, Thelema, legitimated his function as a charismatic revelator and usher in of a brand new age of freedom. Aleister Crowley's lasting impression will be obvious within the counter-culture flow of the past due Nineteen Sixties and early Nineteen Seventies and in lots of varieties of replacement spirituality and pop culture. The essays during this quantity supply the most important perception into Crowley's foundational function within the research of Western esotericism, new spiritual hobbies, and sexuality.

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Download John Dee's Five Books of Mystery: Original Sourcebook of by Joseph H. Peterson,Joseph H. Peterson PDF

By Joseph H. Peterson,Joseph H. Peterson

Discovered in a hidden compartment of an outdated chest lengthy after his dying, the key writings of John Dee, one of many top scientists and occultists of Elizabethan England, checklist in minute aspect his examine into the occult. Dee hid his treatises at the nature of humankind's touch with angelic nation-states and languages all through his lifestyles, they usually have been approximately misplaced without end. In his short biography of John Dee, Joseph Peterson calls him a "true Renaissance man"-- detailing his paintings in astronomy, arithmetic, navigation, the humanities, astrology, and the occult sciences. He used to be even considered the version for Shakespeare's Prospero.

All this used to be instruction for Dee's major success: 5 books, published and transcribed among March 1582 and should 1583, bringing to gentle mysteries and truths that students and adepts were suffering to appreciate and use ever due to the fact. those books element his approach for speaking with the angels, and show that the angels have been attracted to and concerned with the exploration and colonization of the recent international, and in heralding in a brand new age or new global order. whereas Dee's impact was once definitely felt in his lifetime, his recognition has grown drastically considering that. His process was once used and tailored via the airtight Order of the Golden sunrise, and in this case by means of Aleister Crowley.

This re-creation of John Dee's 5 Books of Mystery is via a long way the main available and entire released to this point. Peterson has translated Latin phrases and extra copious footnotes, placing the directions and references into context for the trendy reader.

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Download Haunted Catskills (Haunted America) by Lisa LaMonica PDF

By Lisa LaMonica

Washington Irving known as the Catskill Mountains in upstate manhattan a "spellbound region," and the ghosts that linger from greater than 400 years of historical past supply facts of Irving's instinct. In Hudson, Maggie Houghtaling's ghost haunts the "Register-Star" construction, the place she used to be hanged in 1817 for murdering her child--a crime for which she was once later cleared. The ghost of a tender local American woman haunts Claverack Creek, the place she threw herself into the water whilst her father forbade her to be with the fellow she enjoyed. In Greenport, Peter Hallenbeck used to be murdered by means of his nephews in his domestic, the place his spirit nonetheless lingers. observe those and different eerie stories of hauntings within the Catskill Mountains.

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Download William Dudley Pelley: A Life in Right-wing Extremism and by Scott Beekman PDF

By Scott Beekman

William Dudley Pelley was once the most very important figures of the anti-Semitic radical correct within the 20th century. top remembered because the chief of the paramilitary "Silver Shirts," Pelley was once additionally an award-winning brief tale author, Hollywood screenwriter, and spiritual chief. throughout the melancholy Pelley used to be a infamous presence in American politics; he ran for president on a platform calling for the ghettoization of yank Jews and used to be a defendant in a headlinegrabbing sedition trial because of his unwavering aid for Nazi Germany.

Scott Beekman deals not just a political but in addition an highbrow and literary biography of Pelley, drastically advancing our realizing of a determine frequently brushed off as a madman or charlatan. His trust approach, composed of anti-Semitism, monetary nostrums, racialism, neo-Theosophical channeling, and millenarian Christianity, anticipates the eclecticism of later cult personalities corresponding to Shoko Asahara, chief of Aum Shinrikyo, and the British conspiracy theorist David Icke.

By charting the process Pelley's profession, Beekman does an admirable task of putting Pelley in the heritage of either the anti-Semitic correct and American occult hobbies. This exhaustively researched publication is a welcome boost to the growing to be physique of scholarship on American extremism and esoteric religions.

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Download Sekhem Apep by Michael Ford PDF

By Michael Ford

SEKHEM APEP is either a contemporary sleek learn and magical grimoire exploring two decades of the darker traditions of Typhonian and Vampyric Magick of the Black Order of the Dragon (BOTD). Destined to be some of the most arguable magickal books of contemporary years, SEKHEM APEP unveils the speculation and perform of vampyrism and the darkish present of Typhonian Thelema from a Luciferian point of view. providing the root and starting constitution of the BOTD within the early 1990’s, together with the unique manifesto, released for the 1st time because 1994, innovations and the psychological know-how of astral vampyrism is obviously provided together with the Sigils of the Vampyre Cultus and their which means.
Techniques of feeding and gathering Astral power from the actual physique, astral projection and reworking lifestyles strength based on the objective and wish of the Vampyre Adept, SEKHEM APEP is a gateway to these attracted to the darker course of predatory spirituality. The ceremonial rites of the Vampyre also are incorporated, equipment of achieving perception, knowledge and gear from an ideology which aligns the belief of the person with the legislation of Nature, balanced within the notion of survival of the fittest.
The Nightside sorceries of Apep, the abyssic teachings of the Egyptian Vampyric Cultus which opens the shadow and predatory spirituality of the recesses of the Duat and Tunnels of Set, development at the constitution of the Nightside Magick of Typhonian Thelema and Kenneth supply. A dialogue with writer Stephen Sennitt (“Infernal Texts: Nox and Liber Koth”) explores the darkish magickal traditions he pioneered with a braveness to provide the Left Hand direction while few may settle for it. a truly debatable and formerly mystery ritual vampyric operating during which Vampyre Adepts on particular dates and occasions in 2010 performed astral projection and Black reflect rituals entitled ‘Carrefour-Niantiel Working’.
Illustrated with the haunting and death-inspired paintings of Karl N.E. (one of the unique founders of the BOTD) and Kitti Solymosi, SEKHEM APEP will either surprise and shatter the limits of forbidden and darksome magick and predatory spirituality.

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