The Sacred Magic Of Abramelin The Mage Book 1 by Abramelin The Mage

Volume I of The Book of the Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage.The Book of Abramelin tells the story of an Egyptian mage named Abramelin, or Abra-Melin, who taught a system of magic to Abraham of Worms, a German Jew presumed to have lived from c.1362 – c.1458. The system of magic from this book regained popularity in the 19th… more

The Sacred Magic Of Abramelin The Mage Book 2 by Abramelin The Mage

Volume II of The Book of the Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage.The Book of Abramelin tells the story of an Egyptian mage named Abramelin, or Abra-Melin, who taught a system of magic to Abraham of Worms, a German Jew presumed to have lived from c.1362 – c.1458. The system of magic from this book regained popularity in the 19th… more

The Sacred Magic Of Abramelin The Mage Book 3 by Abramelin The Mage

Volume III of The Book of the Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage.The Book of Abramelin tells the story of an Egyptian mage named Abramelin, or Abra-Melin, who taught a system of magic to Abraham of Worms, a German Jew presumed to have lived from c.1362 – c.1458. The system of magic from this book regained popularity in the 19th… more

The 6th And 7th Book Of Moses by Ancient Grimoires

Besides the biblical five books of Moses (Pentateuch), there are other writings ascribed to Moses (pseudepigraphically no doubt). The so-called Sixth and Seventh books of Moses in particular consists of a collection of texts which purport to explain the magic whereby Moses won the biblical magic contest with the Egyptian… more

The 8th Book Of Moses by Ancient Grimoires

The Eighth Book of Moses, a magical treatise that otherwise has nothing to do with Moses and which is found in Greek Magical Papyrus (PGM) xiii in two versions. The end of this papyrus also mentions the "Hidden Book of Moses Concerning the Great Name," which may be another lost Moses… more

The Golden Verses Of Pythagoras by Antoine Fabre Dolivet

This is english translation of The Golden Verses of Pythagoras by Antoine Fabre d’Olivet (December 8, 1767-March 25, 1825) a French author poet, and composer whose biblical and philosophical hermeneutics infuenced many occultists, such as Eliphas Lvi and Gerard Encausse (Papus), and Ren Gunon.The Golden Verses of Pythagoras are… more

The Devil Notebook by Anton Szandor Lavey

Anton Szandor LaVey was a man full of biting wit, iconoclastic insight and, above all, a most astute and adroit observer of human folly and misinterpretation, himself being subjected to the latter more than anyone in recent memory.In this book, published after two decades of inactivity (to the world of print), LaVey sheds light… more

The Satanic Rituals by Anton Szandor Lavey

As founding High Priest of the Church of Satan, Anton Szandor LaVey was one of the most remarkable voices in late 20th century religion, and "The Satanic Rituals" is a key text in his body of work. This volume, which is an ideal companion to LaVey’s "Satanic Bible," makes available some rituals for practicing Satanists.LaVey’s… more

A French Method Of Fortune Telling By Cards by Arthur Edward Waite

Waite’s original Grand Orient offering, "A Handbook of Cartomancy", was published in 1889. In 1909 "A Manual of Cartomancy" appeared, heavily revised with a few additional chapters. The title page identifies the book as the fourth edition (it was actually the second) and it is this edition that is reproduced by University Books… more

The Doctrine And Literature Of The Kabalah.pdf by Arthur Edward Waite

Contents: Post-Christian Literature of the Jews Doctrinal Content of the Kabalah Source and Authority of the Kabalah Written Word of Kabalism First, Second and Third Period Some Christian Students of the Kabalah, Raymond Lully, Cornelius Agrippa, Paracelsus, William Postel, The Rosicrucians, Robert Fludd, Thomas… more

The Hermetic Museum by Arthur Edward Waite

First published in Latin in 1678, "The Hermetic Museum" is an anthology of alchemical writings, some so ancient as to be anonymous. Writers included have become part of historical legend: Helvetius, Delphinus, Michael Maier. Readers will find here an alchemical initiation, a sign to the seeker that there is a mystery and that… more

The Pictorial Key To The Tarot by Arthur Edward Waite

"The Pictorial Key to the Tarot" is A. E. Waite’s influential guide to Tarot symbolism, published in England in conjunction with the Rider-Waite-Smith deck. While Waite was an occultist, he was very concerned with the accuracy of the symbols he used for his deck, and he did much research into the traditions, interpretations,…more

The Pictorial Symbols Of Alchemy by Arthur Edward Waite

Waite, first in "The Key to the Tarot" (p.74), and again in "The Pictorial Key to the Tarot" (p. 61), writes "The spiritual side of Alchemy is set forth in the much stranger emblems of the Book of Lambspring, and of this I have already given a preliminary interpretation, to which the reader may be referred." Here is the article…more

The Secret Doctrine In Israel.pdf by Arthur Edward Waite

Contents: Early Students of Kabalism Hidden Church of Israel Majesty of God in Kabalism Doctrine of Cosmology Myth of the Earthly Paradise Serpent, Son of the Morning, and Fall of the Angels Fall of Man Legend of the Deluge Covenant with Abraham Of Moses, the Master of the Law Temples in… more

Turba Philosophorum Or Assembly Of The Sages by Arthur Edward Waite

The Turba Philosophorum (Called also The Book of Truth in the Art and the Third Pythagorical Synod (reprint of a 1914 edition) or assembly of the alchemical philosophers, is one of the earliest Latin alchemical texts, probably dating from the 12th century. It introduced many of the key themes of the alchemical tradition and was… more

Sefer Ha Yetzirah by Aryeh Kaplan

The Sefer Yetzirah, writes Aryeh Kaplan, is considered to be the oldest of all Kabbalistic texts. Eliot Wolfson corroborates this claim, calling the Sefer Yetzirah "one of the most ancient books of Jewish esotericism," and cites sources dating the Sefer Yetzirah back to the third century C.E. The text itself is quoted as…more

Fairy Gold by Basil Crouch

Basil Crouch A.K.A. Basil LaCroix is one of those old-time great Magicians who learned by the pragmatics of worldly travels in lieu of the theoretics found in most books. Basil spent his youth in a circus amongst the main artistes who were pure Romany, all members of the Manouche Tribe who revere Sara the Black Virgin & Jacques… more

The Power Of The Logos Aka The Egyptian Magic Box by Basil Crouch

It seems like something out of a fantasy, BUT THIS IS TRUE. Now in his late 80s, Basil LaCroix (a.k.a. Basil Crouch) has decided to reveal the secret of The Egyptian Mystical Box a device that can change -the course of life! But this is not simple magic it requires time and commitment. You are asked to call upon powerful… more

Triumphal Chariot Of Antimony by Basil Valentine

This is the most dangerous book you will ever hold in you hands. It is books of secret rituals. The ceremonies are powerful beyond belief. They can be dangerous if treared lightly, but if directions are faithfully followed then no barm should befall you. After reading this books you life will never be same, its magic will… more

Within The Temple Of Isis by Belle Wagner

To the Seers and the Occult Initiates alike, this book will appeal with magical force. Its truths are those of the soul and spirit, and can await the reader’s soul development for verification.Truth needs no apology therefore, none will be offered as an excuse for this publication. It is our desire that our readers may some… more

The Essential Skills Of Magick by Benjamin Rowe

All effective magick stands on three legs: imagination , emotion , and feeling everything else – all the words and gestures, the implements and costumes, the elaborate circles and furniture – serve only to reinforce and focus these three capacities. If any of these three is lacking, then the work is likely to fail once… more

On Life After Death by Carl Gustav Jung

WHAT I HAVE to tell about the hereafter, and about life after death, consists entirely of memories, of im ages in which I have lived and of thoughts which have buffeted me. These memories in a way also underlie my works for the latter are fundamentally nothing but attempts, ever renewed, to give an answer to the question… more

Seven Sermons To The Dead Written By Basilides In Alexandria by Carl Gustav Jung

The Seven Sermons to the Dead was written by Carl Gustav Jung between December 15, 1916 and February 16, 1917 under the pseudonym "Basilides of Alexandria". Jung chose the name of a gnostic writer who taught in Alexandria around A.D. 125-140. It was a custom for authors of spiritually oriented material to attribute the… more

The Continental Tarots by Christine Payne Towler

In the essay titled "The Major Arcana" I emphasize that "something happened" to the Tarot in the late 1600s, when a new trend emerged in the images of the Major Arcana. I point to the Marseilles family of decks and the Etteilla Tarots to illustrate my point. The images shown by Antoine Court de Gebelin in his book Le Monde… more

The Egyptian Book Of The Dead by Ea Wallis Budge

"The Egyptian Book of Dead"the Ancient Egyptian title is rw nw prt m hrw , roughly translated as Spells of Going Forth by Day was written by the ancient Egyptians as a sort of guide to help newly deceased souls as they crossed over into the afterlife. It was usually written on a papyrus scroll which was sent with the prepared… more

Zanoni by Edward Bulwer Lytton

Zanoni is an 1842 novel by Edward Bulwer-Lytton This piece of literature describes a fascinating story of love and occult aspiration. By way of introduction, the author confesses: "…It so chanced that some years ago, in my younger days, whether of authorship or life, I felt the desire to make myself acquainted with the true… more

Dogma Et Rituel De La Haute Magie Part Ii The Ritual Of Transcendental Magic by Eliphas Levi

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Dogma Et Rituel De La Haute Magie Part I The Doctrine Of Transcendental Magic by Eliphas Levi

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The Mysteries Of Mithra by Franz Cumont

Cumont’s work is generally considered to be the quintessential work on the Mithraic cult. His book presents a well researched and easily readably description of this religion. Mostly he focuses upon how the religion was spread in the Roman Empire, where it originated and some of its basic dogmas. However, if you are looking for… more

Paracelsus And The Substance Of His Teachings by Franz Hartmann

Reprint of the 1887 Edition, Wizards, 1997, 250 pages. Paracelsian text translated and commented on by Hartmann with some of the footnotes by H. P. Blavatsky, as Dr. Hartmann & H.P.B. were together at Adyar at the time of its writing. Used by the renowned 11th edition as well as the current edition of The Encyclopedia… more

Chalice Of Ecstasy by Frater Achad

I came to this book as part of my continuing quest to better understand the Grail legend, and in particular Wagner’s great music-drama "Parsifal," which this book is primarily about. As an interpretive essay I found it quite interesting, delving deeply into the meanings of the various mystical symbols in the drama, although I… more

Crystal Vision Through Crystal Gazing by Frater Achad

1923. Or the Crystal as a Stepping Stone to Clear Vision. A Practical Treatise on the Real Value of Crystal Gazing. Contents: The lesser crystal sphere The greater crystal sphere Universal crystalline sphere A consideration of the ancient methods Further considerations the methods of Dr. Dee and Sir Edward Kelly…more

The Anatomy Of The Body Of God by Frater Achad

Although the title of this book may seem, to some who have not read its contents, to be both presumptuous and unwarrantable, it is hoped that these will reserve their judgment until they have given due attention and consideration to the study of such an important subject.We are living in strange times. Civilization seems… more

The Egyptian Revival Or The Ever Coming Son In The Light Of The Tarot by Frater Achad

This little book has been written in the spirit of Suggestive Inquiry, and the writing of it has led to many illuminating ideas in regard to the Universal Tradition as disclosed by the Tarot Trumps. This book is a follow-up to Achad’s book Q.B.L. or the Bride’s Reception. Contents: Light on the Egyptian Revival Essence of…more

The Persian Mystics Jalaluddin Rumi by Frederick Hadland Davis

Rumi (1207-1273) was a Persian jurist and theologian best known for being perhaps the finest of all Sufi poets. His writings have been widely translated and remain especially popular in Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan. Though written from a Sufi perspective, Rumi’s poems on spiritual growth-here collected and edited by F…. more

The Persian Mystics Jami by Frederick Hadland Davis

Jami (1414-1492), a scholar and mystic, is considered by many to be one of the greatest Persian poets of the 15th century. This volume, edited by F. Hadland Davis and first published in 1908, contains selections from some of Jami’s best-known works. "Salaman and Absal" examines the earthly love ("the love that binds and fetters… more

Apollonius Of Tyana.pdf by George Robert Stowe Mead

Apollonius of Tyana was a Greek Pythagorean philosopher and teacher. He hailed from the town of Tyana in the Roman province of Cappadocia in Asia Minor. He was roughly a contemporary of Jesus. At the age of 20 Apollonius began a five year silence, after the completion of this term of silence he traveled to Mesopotamia and Iran…. more

Echoes From The Gnosis Vol Ii The Hymns Of Hermes by George Robert Stowe Mead

Like The vision of Aridaeus (Echoes 3) and the Chaldaean oracles I and II (Echoes 8 and 9), The hymns of Hermes originated in Alexandria in the first centuries CE. According to Mead, the hymns here presented were inspired by the best of ancient Egyptian wisdom filtered through Greek philosophy. He greatly regretted the fact… more

Echoes From The Gnosis Vol Iv The Hymn Of Jesus by George Robert Stowe Mead

The hymn of Jesus is part of the Acts of the apostle John, a text rejected at the second council of Nicaea (787). Mead thought it was almost certain that the hymn was actually a mystery rite, and possibly the earliest Christian rite to have survived. Modern scholars still think this is a very plausible suggestion and assume the… more

Echoes From The Gnosis Vol I The Gnosis Of The Mind by George Robert Stowe Mead

The first instalment in the Echoes from the Gnosis series is itself an echo of Meads qualification of the Hermetica as the Religion of the mind. He celebrated the Hermetic gnosis as the gnosis whichhas as its foundation the Single Love of God, it endeavours to base itself upon the True Philosophy and Pure Science of Nature and… more

Echoes From The Gnosis Vol Vii The Gnostic Crucifixion by George Robert Stowe Mead

The Gnostic crucifixion is also part of the Acts of the apostle John along with The hymn of Jesus (Echoes 4), the Hymn of the robe of glory (Echoes 10) and The wedding song of Wisdom (Echoes 11) it belongs to the Christian-gnostic works. The apostle John receives a vision in which Christ explains to him the signficance of… more

Echoes From The Gnosis Vol Vi A Mithriac Ritual by George Robert Stowe Mead

The next instalment in the Echoes series was the translation of a fourth-century manuscript which had only recently been discovered by the German scholar Albrecht Dieterich in the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris in 1900 and published by him in 1903. Prior to this edition, the knowledge of Mithraism was based on a few fragments … more

Echoes From The Gnosis Vol X The Hymn Of The Robe Of Glory by George Robert Stowe Mead

The Hymn of the robe of glory is also known as the Hymn of the pearl and belongs to the Acts of Thomas, which were written in Edessa around 225. The hymn narrates how a prince encounters the robe which he had left behind at home (in heaven):At once, as soon as I saw it,The Glory looked like my own self.The idea of the mirror… more

Astronomical Geomancy by Gerald Cremonensis

Astrological geomancy is an ancient method of divination. The word geomancy means earth divination and is believed to have come from the use of sand to generate the geomantic figures, the basis of prediction in geomancy. This also accounts for its Arabic name, ilm al-raml, literally the science or wisdom of the sand.In the… more

The Garnerian Book Of Shadows by Gerald Gardner

This is the text of the Gardnerian Book of Shadows. In one sense, this is the central sacred text of the Wicca religion. However, it is important to point out that there is no ‘official’ Book of Shadows. Typically each coven has a hand-written copy of a Book of Shadows, sometimes in cypher or code, which reflects its own… more

The Rosicrucians Their Rites And Mysteries by Hargrave Jennings

THIS book, which now leaves our hands, concentrates in a small compass -the results of very considerable labour, and the diligent study of very many books in languages living and dead. it purports to be a history (for the first time treated seriously in English) of the famous Order of the ‘Rose-Cross’, or of the ‘Rosicrucians’….more

Of Geomancy by Henry Cornelius Agrippa

Adapted from "Fourth BOOK of Occult Philosophy", tr. Robert Turner, LONDON: Printed by J.C. for John Harrison, at the Lamb at the East-end of Pauls. 1655.Geomancy is an Art of Divination, wherby the judgement may be rendred by lot, or destiny, to every question of every thing whatsoever, but the Art hereof consisteth especially… more

Of Occult Philosophy Or Of Magical Ceremonies The Book Iv by Henry Cornelius Agrippa

Of Occult Philosophy Or Of Magical Ceremonies The Book IV of The Three Book of Occult Philosphy by Henry Cornelius AgrippaThe Three Book of Occult Philosphy purports to be the work of Henry Agrippa, the 16th century author of "Three Books of Occult Philosophy". But the 4th Book was obviously not written by Agrippa and bears no… more

Three Books Of Occult Philosophy Book Iii by Henry Cornelius Agrippa

Book III of The Three Book of Occult Philosphy by Henry Cornelius AgrippaThe Three Book of Occult Philosphy purports to be the work of Henry Agrippa, the 16th century author of "Three Books of Occult Philosophy". But the 4th Book was obviously not written by Agrippa and bears no resemblance to his style of writing. Although it… more

Three Books Of Occult Philosophy Book Ii by Henry Cornelius Agrippa

Book II of The Three Book of Occult Philosphy by Henry Cornelius AgrippaThe Three Book of Occult Philosphy purports to be the work of Henry Agrippa, the 16th century author of "Three Books of Occult Philosophy". But the 4th Book was obviously not written by Agrippa and bears no resemblance to his style of writing. Although it… more

Three Books Of Occult Philosophy Book I by Henry Cornelius Agrippa

Book I of The Three Book of Occult Philosphy by Henry Cornelius AgrippaThe Three Book of Occult Philosphy purports to be the work of Henry Agrippa, the 16th century author of "Three Books of Occult Philosophy". But the 4th Book was obviously not written by Agrippa and bears no resemblance to his style of writing. Although it… more

Alchemy Ancient And Modern by Herbert Stanley Redgrove

IT is exceedingly gratifying to me that a second edition of this book should be called for. But still more welcome is the change in the attitude of the educated world towards the old-time alchemists and their theories which has taken place during the past few years.The theory of the origin of Alchemy put forward in Chapter I…more

The Case Of Charles Dexter Ward by Howard Phillips Lovecraft

The Case of Charles Dexter Ward has long been one of my favorite books. Charles Ward is an intellectual young recluse steeped in antiquarianism (much as Lovecraft himself was) who discovers horrible secrets about a distant ancestor, one consciously expunged from public records and histories at the end of his ill-begotten life…. more

The Philosophers Stone by Israel Regardie

My book has been praised as a good meaningful book by some reviewers and by many readers, to judge from the mail I have received during the past thirty years. It is patently an open sesame to one level of interpretation. The Occult Review, now defunct, published a critical review by Archibald Cockren who took me rather severely… more

The New Pearl Of Great Price.pdf by Janus Lacinius Therapus

A treatise concerning the treasure and most precious stone of the philosophers. Or the method and procedure of this divine art with observations drawn from the works of Arnoldus, Raymondus, Rhasis, Albertus, and Michael Scotus (1894)THIS work casts out cruel disease from the human body, disease produced by malignant… more

The Hermetic Arcanum The Secret Work Of The Hermetic Philosophy by Jean Despagnet

This was a key work of 17th century alchemy. It was written in Latin by Jean d’Espagnet as ‘Enchiridion physicae restitutae…’ and the first edition was issued at Paris in 1623. A number of editions were issued over the next decades and it was included in a number of alchemical compendia. An English translation, translated by… more

The Black Raven Or The Threefold Coercion Of Hell by Johann Georg Faust

This is Doctor Johannes Faustis Miracul Art and Magic Book, or The Black Raven, or also named The Threefold Coercion of Hell. With this book I, Dr. Johannes Faust, have coerced all the spirits so that they had to bring to me whatever I desired: be it go ld, silver, treasures large and small, also the spring-root, and whatever… more

The Theological And Philosophical Works Of Hermes Trismegistus by John David Chambers

THE IMercurius or Hermes Trismegistus of legend was a personage, an Egyptian sage or succession of sages, who, since the time of Plato, has been identified with the Thoth (the name of the month September) of that people. This Thoth is the reputed author of the "Kitual of the Dead," or, as styled in Egyptian phraseology, the… more

The Notebooks Of Leonardo Da Vinci by Leonardo Da Vinci

The popularity of Dan Brown’s book, The Da Vinci Code, has revitalized interest in this fascinating historical character. Leonardo Da Vinci lived from 1452 – 1519 and is the very definition of the words, "Renaissance Man". His work in anatomy, architecture, engineering, invention, mathematics, music, painting and sculpture are… more

Arbatel Of Magic Or The Spiritual Wisdom Of The Ancients by Medieval Grimoires

A magical ritual published at Basle in 1575. The text is in Latin and appears to have been influenced by Paracelsus. It is of Christian, not Jewish, origin, and although the authorship is unknown, it is probably the work of an Italian. Only one of its nine volumes still exists: dealing with the institutions of magic, the work… more

Libellus Magicus Or The True Magical Work Of The Jesuits by Medieval Grimoires

The Verus Jesuitarum Libellus ( Libellus Magicus). Translated by Major Herbert Irwin in 1875, with its first publication by Scheible in 1847. The manuscript is now held in the John G. White Collection, with the latest edition being transcribed and edited by. Stephen J. Zietz.. Purported to have been published at Paris in the… more

The Black Pullet Or The Hen With The Golden Eggs by Medieval Grimoires

The Black Pullet – The Black Pullet is a grimoire that proposes to teach the "science of magical talismans and rings", including the art of necromancy and Kabbalah. It is believed to have been written in the late 18th century, and according to the text, written by an anonymous French officer who served in Napoleon’s army….more

The Book Of Raziel The Angel Or Sefer Raziel Hamalakh by Medieval Grimoires

The long-awaited first English translation from ancient Hebrew of the rare and complete 1701 Amsterdam edition, of this famous magical text. According to Hebrew legend, the Sepher Rezial was given to Adam in the Garden of Eden, by the hand of God. The myth suggests that this diverse compendium of ancient Hebrew lore was the… more

The Grimoire Of Honorius by Medieval Grimoires

The Grimoire of Honorius, attributed to an eighth-century bishop of Rome. It seems, however, to be a seventeenth-century product first published in 1629. It purportedly gave the sanction of the papal office to the practice of ritual magic.The Grimoire of Honorius was credited to Pope Honorius III, who succeeded Pope Innocent… more

The Red Book Of Appin by Medieval Grimoires

Translated by Scarabaeus, but the date of the original manuscript is unknown. The Grimoire, primarily a dark Grimoire, is in two parts. The first part concerns the requirements to become an adept who follows a wizard (evil spirit) who initiates the adept into the secrets of the book. The second part of the book introduces… more

The Secret Grimoire Of Turiel by Medieval Grimoires

Turiel in the Book of EnochTuriel in later translations was the 18th Watcher of the 20 leaders of the 200 fallen angels that are mentioned in an ancient work called the Book of Enoch. The name is believed to originate from tuwr, el (God) meaning "rock of God". The translation taken from Michael Knibbs work on the Ethiopic Book… more

The Sword Of Moses An Ancient Hebrew Aramaic Book Of Magic by Moses Gaster

Sword of Moses (originaly SEPHER REZIAL HEMELAK – The Book of the Angel Rezial) – RARE 19th century edition was printed in Yozefof in 1873, it is a tall hardback with a GORGEOUS recent Fine binding, leather spine (rich Harmatan goat) on marbled boards, THE TEXT IS COMPLETELY IN HEBREW , with lovely decorative border on title… more

Tarjuman Al Ashwaq A Collection Of Mystical Odes by Muhammad Ibn Arabi

The Tarjuman al-Ashwaq (Muhyi al-Din Muhammad ibn ‘Ali Ibn al-‘Arabi) with the Arabic text, translated by Reynold A. Nicholson together with a partial translation of the commentary by Ibn ‘Arabi’The Tarjuman al-Ashwaq or "Interpreter of Desires" by Ibn ‘Arabi is acknowledged as one of the major works of Sufi literature,… more

Shabbethai Sebi The Pseudo Messiah by Nissim Ezra Benjamin Ezra

Sabbatai Zevi 162676, Jewish mystic and pseudo-Messiah, founder of the Sabbatean sect, b. Smyrna. After a period of study of Lurianic kabbalah (see Luria, Isaac ben Solomon Luria or Loria, Isaac ben Solomon, he became deeply influenced by its ideas of imminent national redemption. In 1648 he proclaimed himself the Messiah,… more

Thoth The Hermes Of Egypt.pdf by Patrick Boylan

1922. The purpose of this essay is to indicate the chief tendencies of ancient Egyptian speculation in regard to the god Thoth. Taking as the basis of his work a fairly complete examination of the chief references to the god in Egyptian literature and ritual, the author has tried to distinguish the more important phases of… more

An Introduction To The Study Of The Tarot by Paul Foster Case

For six centuries Tarot cards have been used in Europe, ostensibly for games and fortune telling, but really to preserve the essentials of a secret doctrine. They form a symbolic alphabet of the ancient wisdom, and to their influence upon the minds of a few enlightened thinkers we may trace the modern revival of interest in…more

Heptameron Or Magical Elements by Peter De Abano

The earliest edition of this concise handbook of ritual magic appears to be Venice, 1496 (Lynn Thorndike (Magic and Experimental Science, vol. II, p. 925). It later appeared as an appendix of Agrippa’s Opera, following Agrippa’s Fourth Book of Occult Philosophy.Note that the theoretical framework for the text is indebted to… more

The Symbolism Of The Tarot by Pyotr Demianovich Ouspenskii

Born in 1878, Pyotr Demianovich Ouspenskii in Moscow, Russia, Ouspensky was to become one of the most influential philosophers of his day. Somewhere along the way, he developed an interest in the Tarot, as have many philosophers down through the centuries, and wrote this book of Tarot Meditations. As are all of the books in… more

The New Book Of Runes by Ralph Blum

The Runes as described here are healing, merciful Runes they will do you no harm. Learn their language and let them speak to you. Play with the possibility that they can provide ‘a mirror for the magic of our Knowing Selves’, a means of communication with the knowledge of our subconscious minds.Remember that you are… more

The Magical And Ritual Use Of Herbs by Richard Alan Miller

One in the series of books by Richard Alan Miller. (The others being "Magical and Ritual use of Perfumes" with Iona Miller, and "magical and Ritual Use of Aphrodisiacs") This book is a typical example of the attention to detail, clarity of writing, and concise nature that I have come to expect from the author.Covering some of…more

The Secret History Of Pythagoras by Samuel Croxall

Pythagoras of Samos (c. 570-c. 495 BC) was an Ionian Greek philosopher and founder of the religious movement called Pythagoreanism. Most of our information about Pythagoras was written down centuries after he lived, thus very little reliable information is known about him. He was born on the island of Samos, and may have… more

The Tarot by Samuel Liddell Macgregor Mathers

The Tarot by S.L. MacGregor Mathers is a short essay on the Tarot, by a prominent occultist of the 19th CenturyThe term "Tarot", or "Tarocchi", is applied to a pack of 78 cards, consisting of four suits of 14 cards each (there being one more court card than in the ordinary packs–the Cavalier, Knight, or Horseman), and 22… more

The Alexandrian Book Of Shadows by Sekhet Sophia

Alexandrian Book of Shadows Public Domain Version of the Alexandrian Book of Shadows, by Sekhet Sophia (1990)Founded by Alexander Sanders and his (then) wife Maxine, the Alexandrian tradition is very similar to Gardnerian. Alex Sanders claimed to have been initiated by his grandmother in 1933, and his tradition is somewhat more… more

A Manual Of Occultism by Sepharial

This author is known world wide for his books on astrology and occultism. This unique volume covers many facets of the wonderful world of the occult. Contents: Astrology – Section I: The Alphabet, Aspects, Signs & Houses, Personal Appearance, Constitution, Health, Character, Accidents, Fortunes, Position, Occupation, Marriage,… more

The Complete Simon Necronomicon by Simon

The Simon Necronomicon is a grimoire which some consider the best-known version of the fictional Necronomicon. Its authorship is unknown, but Peter Levenda is a widely cited possibility. The title is often simplified to The Simonomicon.It is called the "Simon Necronomicon" because it is introduced by a man identified only as… more

The Necronomicon Spellbook by Simon

The mighty powers invoked by this eldritch tome are really long-forgotten psychic abilities, able to affect the most basic needs and desires, including Love, Wealth, Peace of Mind, and Protection Agains Enemies. But now comes a guide that enables anyone to pick up the book and use its ineluctable power "without fear or risk"… more

The Golden Bough A Study Of Magic And Religion by Sir James George Frazer

The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion is a wide-ranging, comparative study of mythology and religion, written by Scottish anthropologist Sir James George Frazer (18541941). It first was published in two volumes in 1890 the third edition, published 190615, comprised twelve volumes. It was aimed at a broad literate… more

The Canon by Sir William Stirling Maxwell

A mystical book by William Stirling first published in London in 1897. The work described the esoteric laws which governed the arts, sciences, politics, music and astronomy in ancient cultures. The links between ancient gods and numerical values, and symbolic proportions of sacred temples are also evaluated. Stirling believed… more

Ars Notoria The Notary Art Of Solomon by Solomonic Grimoires

Tiitle of a work of magical invocations and prayers attributed to Solomon and therefore related to the celebrated Key of Solomon the King, one of the most famous grimoires, or book of ceremonial magic.Ars Notoria is known in the English translation of Robert Turner (Sloane Manuscript 3648, British Library, London), published by… more

Grimoirum Verum Or The True Grimoire The Most Approved Keys Of Solomon by Solomonic Grimoires

The ‘Grimorium Verum’ (Latin for True Grimoire or The Grimoire of Truth), is a book on magic, or grimoire, allegedly written by "Alibeck the Egyptian" in Memphis in 1517. Scholars agree that such claim is untrue, as Memphis had long been in ruin by 1517, and that book really stems from 18th century, with the first editions… more

Lemegeton Iii The Pauline Art by Solomonic Grimoires

Pauline Art (Ars Paulina): The third book is called Ars Paulina, or The Art Pauline (The Pauline Art), and deals with the Zodiac, the planets and the related angels and spirits and is divided into two parts:The first part deals with twenty-four Angels who rule the hours of the day and night and the angels are listed with… more

Lemegeton Ii The Lesser Key Of Solomon Theurgia Goetia by Solomonic Grimoires

Theurgia-Goetia: Theurgy literally means High Magic, the tradition which deals with the methods of working with good spirits, especially the conjuration of 32 Ariel Spirits and their servants, who govern the points of the compass.Theurgia-Goetia is part of Lesser Key of Solomon, (1916) and lists a large number of spirit… more

Lemegeton Iv Ars Almadel by Solomonic Grimoires

Almadel of Solomon: The fourth book deals with the evocation of the angels of the four "Altitudes" which has been interpreted as the angels of the four cardinal points. These angels also rule the equinoctial and solstice points, the seasons, and the signs of the Zodiac.The fourth book also introduced the Almadel a magical…more

Lemegeton I The Lesser Key Of Solomon Goetia by Solomonic Grimoires

Goetia (of Solomon): The Goetia is concerned with the Spirits of Evil the evocation of 72 demons associated with the Shemhamphorash, those which Solomon bound to his service. It is worth considering that if it were true that the original Grimoire was in fact five books it has also been suggested that the Goetia is the oldest… more

Lemegeton V Ars Nova by Solomonic Grimoires

Ars Nova (The New Art): The fifth book is concerned with prayer and orations revealed to him (Solomon) by the Archangel Michael….more

The Book Of Secrets by Solomonic Grimoires

According to Lewis Spence in An Encyclopaedia of Occultism, the Oupnekhat or Oupnekhata (Book of the Secret) is a work written in Persian providing the following instructions for the production of visions: "To produce the wise Maschqgui (vision), we must sit on a four-cornered base, namely the heels, and then close the gates of… more

The Grand Grimorie With The Great Clavicle Of Solomon by Solomonic Grimoires

The Grand Grimoire is a black magic grimoire that claims to date back to 1522. It is possibly written some point after the eighteenth century but also possibly it represented the translation of The Sworn Book of Honorius, a 13th century text. It was ostensibly published in Cairo by a person known as Alibek the Egyptian. Also…more

The Greater Key Of Solomon Part 1 by Solomonic Grimoires

he Greater Key of Solomon, Books 1,2 & 3 – The Key of Solomon, divided in two books, contains the conjurations and invocations to summon spirits of the dead (preferably in battle) and spirits from Hell (not specified whether demons or punished souls, but it is understandable from the purpose of the texts that those spirits are… more

The Greater Key Of Solomon Part 2 by Solomonic Grimoires

he Greater Key of Solomon, Books 1,2 & 3 – The Key of Solomon, divided in two books, contains the conjurations and invocations to summon spirits of the dead (preferably in battle) and spirits from Hell (not specified whether demons or punished souls, but it is understandable from the purpose of the texts that those spirits are… more

The Greater Key Of Solomon Part 3 The Order Of The Pentacles by Solomonic Grimoires

he Greater Key of Solomon, Books 1,2 & 3 – The Key of Solomon, divided in two books, contains the conjurations and invocations to summon spirits of the dead (preferably in battle) and spirits from Hell (not specified whether demons or punished souls, but it is understandable from the purpose of the texts that those spirits are… more

The Magic Of Armadel by Solomonic Grimoires

The Grimoire of Armadel translated from the original French and Latin of a manuscript in the Biblotheque l’Arsenal in Paris. This is classed as a Christian Grimoire and contains many important seals and sigils of the various demons and planetary spirits. First translated by S.L. McGregor Mathers in the late 1890s. The Grimoire… more

The Testament Of Solomon by Solomonic Grimoires

The Testament of Solomon is a Grimoire classed as a Pseudepigrapha, or text or a collection of texts, written between 200 BCE and 200 CE that has falsely been attributed to King Solomon.It is the earliest known compendium of demons and describes Solomon as a Magician. Translated by F.C Conybeare in 1898 who has stated that it…more

The Kybalion A Study Of The Hermetic Philosophy Of Ancient Egypt And Greece by Three Initiates

The Kybalion was first published in 1908 by the Yogi Publication Society and is now in the public domain, and can be found on the internet. The book purports to be based upon ancient Hermeticism, though many of its ideas are relatively modern concepts arising from the New Thought movement. The book itself early in reading makes… more

Biblia Cabalistica by Walter Begley

THERE is little need for an extended preface to this book, for the title-page shows very plainly its purport and the nature of the contents. I would simply say here, that the following pagesare chiefly intended for lovers and collectors of literary curiosities, a class of readers who are, I believe, on the increase…more

Our Story Of Atlantis by William Phelon

Dr. and Mrs. W. P. Phelon Edited by Dr. R. S. Clymer First published in 1903, this book predicted that the continent of Atlantis would within a hundred years reappear above the waters of the Atlantic, stretching from the southern part of the United States to the coast of Africa. The book contains information about the ancient… more

An Introduction To The Study Of The Kabalah by William Wynn Westcott

Kabbalah – which can be spelled with a K, C or Q — is an ancient form of Jewish mysticism, which was formalized at the end of the 12th Century. Having turned Biblical truth and history into occult myths and suggestions, it has evolved through the centuries – blending with gnosticism, theosophy and other occult mysteries –… more

Al Azif The Cipher Manuscript Known As Necronomicon by Abdul Alhazred

This etext version of the book, Al Azif has been entered into Hypertext by Ken Ottinger over the course of some few months. This project was completely funded by the Universal Life Trust.The reason for the project was the realization that so many people were fascinated by H.P. Lovecraft and the… more

Liber Samekh Theurgia Goetia Summa Congressus Cum Daemone by Abramelin The Mage

Goetia (Middle Latin, anglicized goety, from Greek "sorcery", refers to a practice which includes the invocation of angels or the evocation of demons, and usage of the term in English largely derives from the 17th century grimoire The Lesser Key of Solomon, which features an Ars Goetia as its… more

Lucid Dreaming And Meditation by Alan Wallace

Since the era of Greek antiquity, philosophers have known of the possibility of lucid dreamingthat is, recognizing that you are dreaming while you are in the dream stateand theologians since the time of St Augustine have been aware of such dreams as well. But it was only in the 1980s that lucid… more

History Of Freemasonry Vol I Prehistoric Masonry by Albert Mackey

IN the study of Freemasonry there are two kinds of statements which are presented to the mind of the inquiring scholar, which are sometimes concurrent, but much oftener conflicting, in their character.These are the historical and the traditional, each of which appertains to Freemasonry as we may…more

Morals And Dogma by Albert Pike

The teachings of these Readings are not sacramental, so far as they go beyond the realm of Morality into those of other domains of Thought and Truth. The Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite uses the word Dogma in its true sense, of doctrine, or teaching and is not dogmatic in the odious sense of… more

The Book Of The Words by Albert Pike

Here’s Pike at his best! Masonry is permeated with powerful symbolism-both verbal and pictorial-that arouses the mental, spiritual, and intellectual life of those who use them. This extremely interesting study, once limited to 150 copies, gives the correct spelling of, and analyzes all the… more

The Doors Of Perception And Heaven And Hell by Aldous Huxley

It was in 1886 that the German pharmacologist, Louis Lewin, published the first systematic study of the cactus, to which his own name was subsequently given. Anhalonium lewinii was new to science.To primitive religion and the Indians of Mexico and the American Southwest it was a friend of… more

A Greek Papyrus Containing Babylonian Lunar Theory by Alexander Jones

The papyrus presented here, which is owned by Prof. M. L. Colker (University of Virginia), was first described, as a writing exercise, in two dealers catalogues.1 Subsequently Dr David Jordan identified the mathematical nature of the text on the reverse, and in turn enlisted the assistance of O…. more

Telepathy And The Etheric Vehicle by Alice Bailey

Occultism is concerned with the scientific facts behind the spiritual idealisms many accept because of a natural human tendency to idealise. One of the most highly idealised concepts is that of the brotherhood of man. Occultism shows that the scientific basis for that ideal rests on the fact of the… more

A Modern Revival Of Ancient Wisdom by Alvin Boyd Kuhn

Since this work was designed to be one of a series of studies in American religions, the treatment of the subject was consciously limited to those aspects of Theosophy which are in some manner distinctively related to America. This restriction has been difficult to enforce for the reason that,… more

Myth Ritual And Religion by Andrew Lang

The original edition of Myth, Ritual and Religion, published in 1887, has long been out of print. In revising the book I have brought it into line with the ideas expressed in the second part of my Making of Religion (1898) and have excised certain passages which, as the book first appeared, were… more

Babylonian And Assyrian Literature by Anonymous

The great nation which dwelt in the seventh century before our era on the banks of Tigris and Euphrates flourished in literature as well as in the plastic arts, and had an alphabet of its own. The Assyrians sometimes wrote with a sharp reed, for a pen, upon skins, wooden tablets, or papyrus brought… more

Black Book Of Forbidden Knowledge Lucid Dreaming by Anonymous

Lucid dreaming is a state in which the sleeper becomes alert and conscious that he or she is dreaming. The imagery in this state is reported to be more vivid than in nonlucid states, and it is difficult to distinguish between the dream and reality. The dreamer is able to control what is…more

Book Of Spells by Anonymous

Presenting many spells from many different times and cultures, this book features enticing, exotic, and sometimes slightly erotic magic spells to help readers prosper at work, at play, or in love. This book is a good way to learn about craft and is a good book for people who know more than a little… more

Compendium Daemonii In Latin by Anonymous

Il file da scaricare in ".PDF" e il maestoso Volume scritto da quelli che una volta gestivano il sito "iltempiodiSatana" adesso misteriosamente offline, e una grande raccolta dei penieri satanisti (moderni) e su come la vita andrebbe vissuta, l’unico libro a mia sapere in Italiano scritto da… more

Confessio Fraternitatis by Anonymous

Whatsoever is published, and made known to everyone, concerning our Fraternity, by the foresaid Fama, let no man esteem lightly of it, nor hold it as an idle or invented thing, and much less receive the same, as though it were only a mere conceit of ours. It is the Lord Jehovah (who seeing the…more

Divination Spreads by Anonymous

Here are a few Tarot or Rune spreads. I will keep is simple and brief. Make up your own spreads. Those are the ones which will work best for you. These are a few of my favorites. Remember, when spreading the cards, shuffle thinking of the question. use your energy to focus the cards on what you… more

Enochian Initiatory Workings by Anonymous

This ritual invokes all the Enochian powers that relate to the realms in Tiphereth and above, and focuses them into a pattern centered on the magician. It doesn’t deal directly with the issue of the H.G.A., but it can definitely open one’s awareness to the levels of existence where the H.G.A….more

Gerald Cremonensis On Astrological Geomancy by Anonymous

Gerard of Cremona (Italian: Gerardo da Cremona Latin: Gerardus Cremonensis c. 11141187), was a Lombard translator of Arabic scientific works found in the abandoned Arab libraries of Toledo, Spain. He was one of a small group of scholars who invigorated medieval Europe in the twelfth… more

Healing Gemstones And Crystals by Anonymous

Healing Crystals and Gemstones are one of the most beautiful, mystical and profound "energy medicine" tools, which have been used for centuries throughout all cultures, religions and empires. Crystals bring amazing benefits to the healing arena! This information is offered here as a service and is… more

Hypnotism Spells by Anonymous

You’ve heard the expression "the blind leading the blind." It’s a statement about enlightenment or the lack of it in society. But what about you personally? Do you have any blind spots? Any dark areas of your mind that are run by hypnotic suggestion or a spell cast onto you in the past? Yes, you… more

Meditation Of The Four Magickal Weapons by Anonymous

It has come to our notice that very little spiritual or mystical practices are being taught to the average devotee of God in churches, temples, mosques and in devotional gatherings. Hymns, and songs of praise are sung however, without the mystical element of sacred practices such as spiritual… more

Protection Of Space by Anonymous

In magickal practice, the protection of one’s sacred space and self is a vital factor in ensuring the safety and equilibrium of one’s lower microcosmic being, home, and place of occult operation against psychic and corporeal intrusion of unwanted entities. The entities referred to here are the… more

Rituals Of The Societas Rosicrucianis In Anglia by Anonymous

THE Societas Rosicrucianis in Anglia (or "SRIA") i.e. The Rosicrucian Society of England, was founded in 1866 by Robert Wentworth Little, who had apparently previously attained high rank in a Scottish Rosicrucian order: it was this Order which he claimed granted him a charter to open an English… more

Steps To Knowledge From 1 To 49 by Anonymous

Steps to Knowledge is the Book of Inner Knowing. Its one-year study plan, which is divided into 365 steps, or lessons, is designed to enable students to learn to experience and to apply their Self-Knowledge, or Spiritual Power, in the world. Steps to Knowledge sets out to accomplish this task in a… more

The Book Of Dagon Cursed Writings Of Assyrian Priests by Anonymous

The Book of Dagon is unique document written by priests of an Ancient Assyria in XV B.C. Today members of Vermilion Brotherhood unsuccessfully try to blame this writing as fiction of the late medieval times. They come supported with propaganda of some false organizations and have only one goal – to… more

The Gospel Of Thomas by Anonymous

These are the secret sayings which the living Yeshua has spoken and Didymos Judas Thomas inscribed. (Jer 23:18, Mt 13:34, Lk 1:1, 8:10, 10:21, Jn… more

The Hermetic Arcanum The Secret Work Of The Hermetic Philosophy by Anonymous

The beginning of this Divine Science is the fear of the Lord and its end is charity and love toward our Neighbour the all-satisfying Golden Crop is properly devoted to the rearing and endowing of temples and hospices for whatsoever the Almighty freely bestoweth on us, we should properly…more

The Magickal Explanation Of Use Psalm by Anonymous

Besides the use of psalms in invocation/evocation formula for angels, the following magical use of psalms is… more

The Mystical Qabbalah by Anonymous

THE Tree of Life forms the ground-plan of the Western Esoteric Tradition and is the system upon which pupils are trained in the Fraternity of the Inner Light. The transliteration of Hebrew words into English is the subject of much diversity of opinion, every scholar appearing to have his own…more

The Mysticism Of Masonry by Anonymous

In placing this volume, which is the revised edition of the book first issued under the title, Ancient Mystic Oriental Masonry, I do so without the thought of an apology, owing to the fact that the first edition was received by the earnest students of Masonry and the Occult not because it was an… more

The Prayers Of The Elementals by Anonymous

O Invisible King, who, taking the Earth for Foundation, didst hollow its depths to fill them with Thy Almighty Power. Thou whose Name shaketh the Arches of the World, Thou who causest the Seven Metals to flow in the veins of the rocks, King of the Seven Lights, Rewarder of the subterranean workers,… more

The Ripley Scroll by Anonymous

The Ripley Scroll is an important 15th century work of emblematic symbolism. Twenty one copies are known, dating from the early 16th century to the mid-17th. There are two different forms of the symbolism, with 17 manuscripts of the main version, and 4 manuscripts of the variant form. There are… more

The Secret Book Of Artephius by Anonymous

Artephius (Arthephius, Artefius) is a name to which a number of alchemical and magical texts, first extant in Latin, are ascribed.Although the origin of the texts is unclear and the identity of their author obscure, at least some of them may go back to Arabic antecedents. Roger Bacon alludes to The… more

The Supreme Banishing Ritual Of The Pentagram by Anonymous

For this ritual the adept will need the Sword of the Hiereus and his ceremonial regalia. The ritual can be performed in a room that is to become a permanent temple space. It can also he performed to clear a room that must be used out of necessity for both temple and secular purposes. Whenever the… more

The Teachings Of The Rosicrucians Of The 16th And 17th Centuries by Anonymous

Before entering upon an explanation of the teachings of the Rosicrucians, it may be well to say a word about them and about the place they hold in the evolution of humanity. For reasons to be given later these teachings advocate the dualistic view they hold that man is a Spirit enfolding all… more

The Urantia Papers by Anonymous

he Urantia Book (sometimes called the Urantia Papers or The Fifth Epochal Revelation) is a spiritual and philosophical book that discusses God, Jesus, science, cosmology, religion, history and destiny. It originated in Chicago, Illinois, USA, sometime between 1924 and 1955. There has been much… more

Vedic Experience by Anonymous

VEDIC EXPERIENCE Dedicated To His Holiness Maharshi Mahesh Yogi, The Guiding Light of the Discovery of Veda and the Vedic Literature.The Vedas are mankind’s oldest scriptures considered by Hindus to be a direct revelation of God. One of the finest translations to the English Language is done by… more

Metaphysics by Aristotle

Metaphysics is one of the principal works of Aristotle and the first major work of the branch of philosophy with the same name. The principal subject is "being qua being", or being understood as being. It examines what can be asserted about anything that exists just because of its existence and…more

On Dreams by Aristotle

WE must, in the next place, investigate the subject of the dream, and first inquire to which of the faculties of the soul it presents itself, i.e. whether the affection is one which pertains to the faculty of intelligence or to that of senseperception for these are the only faculties within us… more

On The Soul by Aristotle

On the Soul is a major treatise by Aristotle on the nature of living things. His discussion centres on the kinds of souls possessed by different kinds of living things, distinguished by their different operations. Thus plants have the capacity for nourishment and reproduction, the minimum that… more

Bhagvad Gita by Arjun Vishad Yog

The Bhagavad Gita also more simply known as Gita, is a sacred Hindu scripture, considered among the most important texts in the history of literature and philosophy. The Bhagavad Gita comprises roughly 700 verses, and is a part of the Mahabharata. The teacher of the Bhagavad Gita is Krishna, who is… more

Ordo Rosae Rubeae Et Aureae Crucis by Arthur Edward Waite

The second order or level of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, usually known by the initials R. R. et A. C. It included the grades of zelator adeptus minor, theoricus adeptus minor, adeptus major, and adeptus exemtis. The group was formed in 1892 by S. L. M. Macgregor Mathers, with William W…. more

Some Deeper Aspects Of Masonic Symbolism by Arthur Edward Waite

THE subject which I am about to approach is one having certain obvious difficulties, because it is outside the usual horizon of Masonic literature, and requires, therefore, to be put with considerable care, as well as with reasonable prudence. Moreover, it is not easy to do it full justice within… more

The Book Of Ceremonial Magic by Arthur Edward Waite

As this book represents, under a new title and with many additions, a work which was issued originally in 1898, I have accepted the opportunity to indicate its position in respect of far more important works embodying my construction of the Secret Tradition in Christian Times. I have secured this… more

The Hermetic And Rosicrucian Mystery by Arthur Edward Waite

We are on1y beginning, and that by very slow stages, to enter into our inheritance from the past and still perhaps in respect of its larger part we are seeking far and wide for the treasures of the mystic Basra. But these treasures are of more than one species and more than a single order …more

The Real History Of The Rosicrucians Part Iii by Arthur Edward Waite

This is Arthur Edward Waite’s study of the elusive Rosicrucians, a secret society of which the first public notice was in early 17th century Germany. Was this an actual organization, or just a fantasy? No actual Rosicrucians ever surfaced, but there was plenty of documentation about them. The…more

The Real History Of The Rosicrucians Part Ii by Arthur Edward Waite

This is Arthur Edward Waite’s study of the elusive Rosicrucians, a secret society of which the first public notice was in early 17th century Germany. Was this an actual organization, or just a fantasy? No actual Rosicrucians ever surfaced, but there was plenty of documentation about them. The…more

The Real History Of The Rosicrucians Part Iv by Arthur Edward Waite

This is Arthur Edward Waite’s study of the elusive Rosicrucians, a secret society of which the first public notice was in early 17th century Germany. Was this an actual organization, or just a fantasy? No actual Rosicrucians ever surfaced, but there was plenty of documentation about them. The…more

The Real History Of The Rosicrucians Part I by Arthur Edward Waite

This is Arthur Edward Waite’s study of the elusive Rosicrucians, a secret society of which the first public notice was in early 17th century Germany. Was this an actual organization, or just a fantasy? No actual Rosicrucians ever surfaced, but there was plenty of documentation about them. The…more

The Templar Orders In Freemasonry by Arthur Edward Waite

HAVING regard to the fact that Emblematic Freemasonry, as it is known and practised at this day, arose from an Operative Guild and within the bosom of a development from certain London Lodges which prior to the year 1717 had their titles in the past of the Guild and recognised its Old Charges, it… more

What Is Alchemy by Arthur Edward Waite

In his earlier writings on alchemy Waite maintained that the spiritual interpretation of alchemy was first systematically presented by Mrs. Atwood in her Suggestive Inquiry into the Hermetic Mystery -a point of view that he was later to reject completely, to the extent of saying that the book ‘is… more

Visualization In Medieval Alchemy by Barbara Obrist

This paper explores major trends in visualization of medieval theories of natural and artificial transformation of substances in relation to their philosophical and theological bases. The function of pictorial forms is analyzed in terms of the prevailing conceptions of science and methods of…more

Alchemical Catechism by Baron Tschoudy

In his Ritual de la Haute Magie, chapter 19, Eliphas Levi, describes a manuscript of Paracelsus supposedly in the Vatican, entitled "the Chemical Pathway or Manual". He claims that a this was transcribed by Sendivogius and used by Baron Tschoudy when composing the Hermetic Catechism in his Le… more

Twelve Keys by Basil Valentine

When I had emptied to the dregs the cup of human suffering, I was led to consider the wretchedness of this world, and the fearful consequences of our first parents disobedience. Then I saw that there was no hope of repentance for mankind, that they were getting worse day by day, and that for their… more

A Ritual Of The Heptagram by Benjamin Rowe

This brief ritual was designed as a general planetary invocation and banishing, to be used when invoking the Heptarchic Royalty and the angels of the Table of the 49 Good Angels. The symbolism of these divine beings is based on the number seven rather than six, with Sol being treated as one among… more

Chymical Wedding Of Christian Rosenkreutz by Benjamin Rowe

The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz originally published in German in 1616. This edition derives from an English translation published in 1690. No part of this document is copyrighted or copyrightable in any domain. Adobe Acrobat edition prepared by Benjamin Rowe, October, 2000. Typeset… more

Enochian Temples Analysis Of The First Enochian Key by Benjamin Rowe

The following section fits into the "Symbols and Visualizations" section of Enochian Temples at point 3. It was deleted from the published version to save space.The first Enochian Key or Call is a recapitulation of the steps by which the creator of the system brought it into being. The Key follows… more

Xxxi Hymns To The Star Goddess by Benjamin Rowe

Mother of the Sun, Whose Body is White with the Milk of the Stars, bend upon Thy servant and impart unto him Thy Secret Kiss! Enkindle within him the Holy Ecstasy Thou hast promised unto them that love Thee the Ecstasy which redeemeth from all pain. Hast thou not proclaimed: All the sorrows are… more

The Divinization Of The Cosmos by Brian Swimme On Chardin

An interview with Brian Swimme on Pierre Teilhard de Chardin by Susan Bridle. In our reading and wide-ranging research for this issue of What Is Enlightenment?, we found the name of the mid-century French Jesuit priest and paleontologist Pierre Teilhard de Chardin popping up again and again.His…more

The Mysteries Of Freemasonry by Captain William Morgan

THE Mysteries of Freemasonry CONTAINING ALL THE DEGREES OF THE ORDER CONFERRED IN A MASTER’S LODGE, AS WRITTEN BY CAPTAIN WILLIAM MORGAN.All the Degrees Conferred in the Royal Arch Chapter and Grand Encampment of Knights TemplarsKnights of the Red Crossof the Christian Markand of the Holy… more

The Secret Of The Dark Mirror by Carroll Runyon

MY ILLNESS AND MY QUIXOTIC attempt to cure it through hypnosis had driven me into the shamanic tradition of my ancestors — and, as the saying goes, when the student is ready, the teacher appears. In this case the teacher came in the form of a book. My first introduction to Western Magick still… more

The Apocalypse Of Freemasonry by Castells

THE early expositors of Freemasonry regarded the Latin word LVX, " Light," as synonymous with their science, and they dwelt on the fact that by dividing the Circle into four equal parts they produced a Cross from which they got the outline of the three Roman letters needed to spell this word -…more

The Master Key System by Charles Haanel

If you wish to enjoy the utmost practical benefit from "The Master Key" go slowly. Transfuse into your mind the contents of one part only, each week for twenty-four weeks. Realize the meaning of every phrase. Consult "The Master Key" constantly, as your perpetual help and stimulus. Each time you… more

Clairvoyance by Charles Webster Leadbeater

The possession of clairvoyant power is a very great privilege and a very great advantage, and if properly and sensibly used it may be a blessing and help to its fortunate holder, just as surely as, if it is misused, it may often be a hindrance and a curse. The principal dangers attendant upon it… more

Occult Chemistry by Charles Webster Leadbeater

Occult Chemistry: Investigations by Clairvoyant Magnification into the Structure of the Atoms of the Periodic Table and Some Compounds is a book written by Annie Besant, C.W. Leadbeater and Curuppumullage Jinarajadasa, who were all members of the Theosophical Society (based at Adyar, India). Annie… more

The Astral Plane Its Scenery Inhabitants And Phenomena by Charles Webster Leadbeater

Few words are needed in sending this little book out into the world. It is the fifth of a series of Manuals designed to meet the public demand for a simple exposition ofTheosophical teachings. Some have complained that our literature is at once too abstruse, too technical, and too expensive for the… more

The Hidden Life In Freemasonry by Charles Webster Leadbeater

IT is once more my privilege to usher into the world, for the helping of the thoughtful, another volume of the series on the hidden side of things written by Bishop Charles W. Leadbeater. True Mason that he is, he is ever trying to spread the Light which he has received, so that it may chase away…more

Dark Night Early Dawn Steps To A Deep Ecology Of Mind by Christopher Bache

The intelligence that brought our universe into existence is enormously sophisticated, and the workings of this intelligence are far beyond our human capacities of comprehension. If you want access to its knowledge, this intelligence has to teach you how to receive it. Since this intelligence is… more

Sumerian Mythology Faq by Christopher Siren

This FAQ used to be posted on the third of every month to alt.mythology. An older text copy of this FAQ is available via anonymous ftp pending *.answers approval at:rtfm.mit.edu at /pub/usenet/news.answers/mythology/sumer-faq last changes: July 27, 2000: complete revision including incorporating… more

A Depth Of Beginning Notes On Kabbalah by Colin Low

These notes were written with that intention: to present one view of Kabbalah as it is currently practised, so that people who are interested in Kabbalah and want to learn more about it are not limited to texts written hundreds or thousands of years ago, or for that matter, modern texts written… more

Confucian Canon by Confucius

Although three of four of these books are traditionally attributed to Confucius (K’ung-tzu, 551-479 B.C.E.) it has been established that he did not write a single word of them they were written down by his students after his death. The Analects come closest to an actual exposition of his… more

Ceremonial Magic Unveiled by Dion Fortune

This article first appeared in the Occult Gazette in January I933 and has not been available for a wider audience since. It is of particular relevance in revealing D.F’s considered opinion about The Golden Dawn as well as Aleister Crowley.If I read the signs of the times aright, the veil of the…more

Psychic Self Defense by Dion Fortune

This book is not intended merely to make the flesh creep, but is designed as a serious contribution to a little-understood aspect of abnormal psychology, perverted, in some instances, to the purposes of crime. It is a book intended for serious students and for those who find themselves confronted… more

The Machinery Of The Mind by Dion Fortune

ORIGINALLY given as a popular lecture course, this little book does not pretend to be a contribution to the formidable array of psychological literature. It is intended for those who have neither the time nor the training necessary to assimilate the standard works on the subject, but who want to… more

The Mystical Qabalah by Dion Fortune

The Tree of Life forms the ground-plan of the Western Esoteric Tradition and is the system upon which pupils are trained in the Fraternity of the Inner Light. The transliteration of Hebrew words into English is the subject of much diversity of opinion, every scholar appearing to have his own…more

The Secrets Of Dr John Richard Taverner by Dion Fortune

The works of Dion Fortune have come full circle. From their creation during the occult renaissance of the early 20th century to the expiration of their copyright in 1997, these works are of significant value to the occult student of today and, we hope, of the future. Both her fiction and… more

The Magican Workbook Practicing The Rituals Of The Western Tradition by Donald Tyson

The forty exercises in this book are designed to develop the practical skills necessary to work ritual magic in the Western tradition. Their value lies in the doing. They are not meant to be studied or analyzed, but repeatedly performed on a regular basis. When integrated into a daily routine of… more

Legends Of The Gods by Ea Wallis Budge

The welcome which has been accorded to the volumes of this Series, and the fact that some of them have passed into second and third editions, suggest that these little books have been found useful by beginners in Egyptology and others. Hitherto the object of them has been to supply information… more

The Book Of Am Tuat by Ea Wallis Budge

This book is an Ancient Egyptian cosmological treatise which describes the Tuat, the underworld that the boat of the Sun God, Ra, traverses during the night hours. Each chapter deals with one of the twelve hours of the night. A hallucinogenic travelogue of the netherworld, this extensively… more

The Book Of Gates Vol Ii by Ea Wallis Budge

The Book of Gates is an Ancient Egyptian cosmological treatise describing the architecture and inhabitants of the Tuat, the underworld which the boat of the Sun God, Ra, traverses during the night hours. This is the second volume of the three volume Budge series which deals with the books of the… more

The Egyptian Heaven And Hell by Ea Wallis Budge

THE present work is the outcome of two lectures on the Books of the Tuat, i.e., the Egyptian Underworld, or "Other World," which I had the honour to deliver at the Royal Institution in the spring of 1904, and it has been prepared at the suggestion of many who wished to continue their inquiries into… more

The Queen Of Sheba And Her Only Son Menyelek by Ea Wallis Budge

This volume contains a complete English translation of the famous Ethiopian work, OThe Kabra Nagast,O i.e. the OGlory of the Kings [of Ethiopia].O This work has been held in peculiar honour in Abyssinia for several centuries, and throughout that country it has been, and still is, venerated by the… more

The Book Of Earths by Edna Kenton

WITHOUT THE ROUSED INTEREST and cordial cooperation of many people this collection of representations of the Earth and its relation to the Universe would have been impossible. For permission to use copyright material I am indebted to D. Appleton and Company, the Clarendon Press, the Cambridge… more

The Conjuration Of The Four Elements by Eliphas Levi

The four elementary forms separate and specify by a kind of rough outline, the created spirits whom the universal movement disengages from the central fire. Everywhere spirit works and fecundates matter by life all matter is animated thought and soul are everywhere. In seizing upon the… more

The Doctrine Of Transcendental Magic by Eliphas Levi

BEHIND the veil of all the hieratic and mystical allegories of ancient doctrines, behind the darkness and strange ordeals of all initiations, under the seal of all sacred writings, in the ruins of Nineveh or Thebes, on the crumbling stones of old temples and on the blackened visage of the Assyrian…more

The Key Of The Mysteries by Eliphas Levi

THIS volume represents the high-water mark of the thought of Eliphas Levi. It may be regarded as written by him as his Thesis for the Grade of Exempt Adept, just as his "Ritual and Dogma" was his Thesis for the grade of a Major Adept. He is, in fact, no longer talking of things as if their sense… more

The Ritual Of Transcendental Magic by Eliphas Levi

The author of this book calls upon the eastern Magi to come forward and recognize once again that Divine Master Whose cradle they saluted, the Great Initiator of all the ages. All His enemies have fallen all those who condemned Him are dead, those who persecuted Him have passed into sleep for… more

Heaven And Hell by Emmanuel Swedenborg

Originally published anonymously in Latin as De Coelo et Ejus Mirabilibus, et de Inferno, ex Auditis et Visis (London, 1758). Translated by George F. Dole for the Swedenborg Foundation’s New Century Edition. 2000 by the Swedenborg Foundation, Inc. All rights are reserved by the Swedenborg… more

The Six Keys Of Eudoxus by Eudoxus

Eudoxus of Cnidus (410 or 408 BC 355 or 347 BC) was a Greek astronomer, mathematician, physician, scholar and student of Plato. Since all his own works are lost, our knowledge of him is obtained from secondary sources, such as Aratus’s poem on astronomy. Theodosius of Bithynia’s Sphaerics may be… more

Biographia Antiqua Or Magi Cabalists And Philosophers by Francis Barrett

BIOGRAPHIA ANTIQUA OR AN ACCOUNT OF THE LIVES AND WRITINGS OF THE ANCIENT AND MODERN MAGI, CABALISTS, AND PHILOSOPHERS, DISCOVERING THE PRINCIPLES AND TENETS OF THE FIRST FOUNDERS OF THEMAGICAL AND OCCULT SCIENCES: WHEREIN THE MYSTERIES OF THE PYTHAGORIANS, GYMNOSOPHISTS, EGYPTIANS, BRAGMANNI,… more

The Magus A Complete System Of Occult Philosophy Vol Ii by Francis Barrett

IN this Work, which we have written chiefly for the information of those who are curious and indefatigable in their enquiries into occult knowledge, we have, at a vast labour and expence, both of time and charges, collected whatsoever can be deemed curious and rare, in regard to the subject of our… more

The Magus A Complete System Of Occult Philosophy Vol I by Francis Barrett

IN this Work, which we have written chiefly for the information of those who are curious and indefatigable in their enquiries into occult knowledge, we have, at a vast labour and expence, both of time and charges, collected whatsoever can be deemed curious and rare, in regard to the subject of our… more

Initiation Into Hermetics A Course Of Instruction Of Magic Theory And Practice by Franz Bardon

Anyone who should believe to find in this work nothing else but a collection of recipes, with the aid of which he can easily and without any effort attain to honor and glory, riches and power and aim at the annihilation of his enemies, might be told from the very inception, that he will put aside… more

Liber 31 by Frater Achad

LIBER THIRTY ONE Frater Achad. Being a part of the diary of O.I.V.V.I.O. concerning the Fool, Parzival and how he discovered the mystery of the One that is Not. Written down in the fourteenth year of this Aeon when the Sun was in the sign of Libra, by Frater Arctaeon.Not delivered by 777 unto 666… more

Manipulation Through Astral Correspondences by Frater Ahyhhgyg

Astral correspondences – the practitioner had to know precisely which ‘plants, animals, odours, figures, harmonies, hymns and ceremonies’ correspond to each planet (in this case: to the… more

Quinti Libri Mysteriorum Appendix by Frater Alastor

Quinti libri Mysteriorum Appendix Scanned by Frater Alastor Today December 27, 2003 and Converted to Adobe… more

The Sacred Books Of The East by Friedrich Max Muller

This Elibron Classics book is a facsimile reprint of a 1879 edition by the Clarendon Press, Oxford. For one interested in a scholarly commentary for the Avesta, as well as the most recent complete translation , this series by James Darmesteter I have found to be the best. Mazdeism (also known as… more

Seven Hermetic Letters by Georg Lomer

Dr. Lomer’s Seven Hermetic Letters belong, without a doubt, among the most valuable magical treatises of the 20th century. We are pleased that we have been given the opportunity to publish this book. The original title contained the words "secret science," which, since the publication of the Bardon… more

A Mithraic Ritual by George Robert Stowe Mead

The last little volume gave the reader a brief outline of what is known of the cult of Mithra and the spread of the Mithriac Mysteries in the Western world. We have now to deal with a Mithriac Ritual of the most instructive and intensely interesting character, which introduces us to the innermost… more

The Book Of Enoch by George Schodde

In more than one respect the Book of Enoch is an important factor in these investigations. Being one of the oldest specimens of apocalyptic literature reflecting in its different parts the convictions, feelings, and longings of the people of God at different stages of their development … more

Mantle Of Initiation Or Al Khirqah by Gerald Elmore

The short work translated here in its entirety is important for at least three reasons: Firstly, in its conclusion it gives the precise line of descent, or derivation (nasab) actually, four of them of Ibn al-iArabs formal spiritual affiliation with the hierarchic Messenger of God as represented by… more

Ancient Egypt The Light Of The World Vol Ii by Gerald Massey

I have written other books, but this I look on as the exceptional labour which has made my life worth living. Comparatively speaking, A Book of the Beginnings (London, 1881) was written in the dark, The Natural Genesis (London, 1883) was written in the twilight, whereas Ancient Egypt has been… more

Ancient Egypt The Light Of The World Vol I by Gerald Massey

I have written other books, but this I look on as the exceptional labour which has made my life worth living. Comparatively speaking, A Book of the Beginnings (London, 1881) was written in the dark, The Natural Genesis (London, 1883) was written in the twilight, whereas Ancient Egypt has been… more

Gerald Massey Lectures by Gerald Massey

Gerald Massey became increasingly interested in Egyptology. He studied the extensive Egyptian records housed in the British Museum. He eventually taught himself to decipher the hieroglyphics. Finally after many years of study he wrote a series of scholarly works on the Religion and Mythology of… more

The Astrological Metaphors by Giuseppe Bezza

All the signs are opposite to other signs: Taurus and Capricorn, for example, are opposite to Virgo since these signs injure the stars that are in Virgo and Leo is opposite to Aries, as Leo truly eats the Aries and Sagittarius is opposite to Leo, since Sagittarius means bow-shooting….more

Occult Glossary A Compendium Of Oriental And Theosophical Terms by Gottfried De Purucker

Every branch of study has its own special terminology, and the esoteric philosophies are no exception. This compendium not only clarifies the significance of the terms most frequently found in such literature, but offers a comprehensive outline of the scope and principles underlying an age-old…more

The Message Of The Sphinx by Graham Hancock

Is the Sphinx of prehistoric origin? Why was it built? In this provocative, rigorously argued report, revisionist Egyptologists Hancock (The Fingerprints of the Gods) and Bauval (The Orion Mystery) join forces to answer these questions and more as they examine the Sphinx and its relation to the… more

Prophet Solomon Pbuh by Harum Yahya

This and all the other books by the author can be read individually, or discussed in a group. Readers eager to profit from the books will find discussion very useful, letting them relate their reflections and experiences to one another.In addition, it will be a great service to Islam to contribute… more

Liber 71 The Voice Of The Silence by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky

IT IS NOT VERY DIFFICULT to write a book, if one chance to possess the necessary degree of Initiation, and the power of expression. It is infernally difficult to comment on such a Book. The principal reason for this is that every statement is true and untrue, alternately, as one advances upon the… more

Studies In Occultism by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky

Occultism is not magic. It is comparatively easy to learn the trick of spells and the methods of using the subtler, but still material, forces of physical nature the powers of the animal soul in man are soon awakened the forces which his love, his hate, his passion, can call into operation,…more

The Key To Theosophy by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky

The purpose of this book is exactly expressed in its title, The Key to Theosophy, and needs but few words of explanation. It is not a complete or exhaustive textbook of Theosophy, but only a key to unlock the door that leads to the deeper study. It traces the broad outlines of the Wisdom-Religion,… more

The Secret Doctrine Vol Ii Anthropogenesis by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky

The Secret Doctrine, the Synthesis of Science, Religion and Philosophy, a book originally published as two volumes in 1888, is Helena P. Blavatsky’s magnum opus. The first volume is named Cosmogenesis, the second Anthropogenesis. It was an influential example of the revival of interest in esoteric… more

The Key Of Masonry Philosophical Lodge Of The Knights Of The Eagle Or Sun by Henry Andrew Francken

The * Key of Masonry * explains the principal mystery of the alchemical jargon, which is but another branch of the symbolical language. One of the most ancient works written on the secret sciences is the Tesoro of Alphonso X., King of Castile, who declares that he learned it from a wise… more

Occult Philosophy And Magick Book Iii by Henry Cornelius Agrippa

How Magicians Collect vertues from the three-fold World, is declared in these three Books. Seeing there is a three-fold World, Elementary, Celestiall, and Intellectual, and every inferior is governed by its superior, and receiveth the influence of the vertues thereof, so that the very original, and… more

Occult Philosophy And Magick Book Ii by Henry Cornelius Agrippa

How Magicians Collect vertues from the three-fold World, is declared in these three Books. Seeing there is a three-fold World, Elementary, Celestiall, and Intellectual, and every inferior is governed by its superior, and receiveth the influence of the vertues thereof, so that the very original, and… more

Occult Philosophy And Magick Book Iv by Henry Cornelius Agrippa

How Magicians Collect vertues from the three-fold World, is declared in these three Books. Seeing there is a three-fold World, Elementary, Celestiall, and Intellectual, and every inferior is governed by its superior, and receiveth the influence of the vertues thereof, so that the very original, and… more

Occult Philosophy And Magick Book I by Henry Cornelius Agrippa

How Magicians Collect vertues from the three-fold World, is declared in these three Books. Seeing there is a three-fold World, Elementary, Celestiall, and Intellectual, and every inferior is governed by its superior, and receiveth the influence of the vertues thereof, so that the very original, and… more

Book Iii The Holy Sermon by Hermes Trismegistus

The alleged teacher the magical system known as Hermetism of which high magic and alchemy are thought to be twin branches. The name Trismegistus means thrice greatest Hermes, and is the title given by the Greeks to the Egyptian god Thoth or Tehuti, a lord of wisdom and learning. At one time the… more

Book Ii Poemander by Hermes Trismegistus

The alleged teacher the magical system known as Hermetism of which high magic and alchemy are thought to be twin branches. The name Trismegistus means thrice greatest Hermes, and is the title given by the Greeks to the Egyptian god Thoth or Tehuti, a lord of wisdom and learning. At one time the… more

Book Iv The Key by Hermes Trismegistus

The alleged teacher the magical system known as Hermetism of which high magic and alchemy are thought to be twin branches. The name Trismegistus means thrice greatest Hermes, and is the title given by the Greeks to the Egyptian god Thoth or Tehuti, a lord of wisdom and learning. At one time the… more

Book Ix A Universal Sermon To Asclepius by Hermes Trismegistus

The alleged teacher the magical system known as Hermetism of which high magic and alchemy are thought to be twin branches. The name Trismegistus means thrice greatest Hermes, and is the title given by the Greeks to the Egyptian god Thoth or Tehuti, a lord of wisdom and learning. At one time the… more

Book I Hermes Trismegistus by Hermes Trismegistus

The alleged teacher the magical system known as Hermetism of which high magic and alchemy are thought to be twin branches. The name Trismegistus means thrice greatest Hermes, and is the title given by the Greeks to the Egyptian god Thoth or Tehuti, a lord of wisdom and learning. At one time the… more

Book Viii That The Greatest Evil In Man by Hermes Trismegistus

The alleged teacher the magical system known as Hermetism of which high magic and alchemy are thought to be twin branches. The name Trismegistus means thrice greatest Hermes, and is the title given by the Greeks to the Egyptian god Thoth or Tehuti, a lord of wisdom and learning. At one time the… more

Book Vii His Secret Sermon Of Regeneration by Hermes Trismegistus

The alleged teacher the magical system known as Hermetism of which high magic and alchemy are thought to be twin branches. The name Trismegistus means thrice greatest Hermes, and is the title given by the Greeks to the Egyptian god Thoth or Tehuti, a lord of wisdom and learning. At one time the… more

Book Vi That In God Alone Is Good by Hermes Trismegistus

The alleged teacher the magical system known as Hermetism of which high magic and alchemy are thought to be twin branches. The name Trismegistus means thrice greatest Hermes, and is the title given by the Greeks to the Egyptian god Thoth or Tehuti, a lord of wisdom and learning. At one time the… more

Book V That God Is Not Manifest And Yet Most Manifest by Hermes Trismegistus

The alleged teacher the magical system known as Hermetism of which high magic and alchemy are thought to be twin branches. The name Trismegistus means thrice greatest Hermes, and is the title given by the Greeks to the Egyptian god Thoth or Tehuti, a lord of wisdom and learning. At one time the… more

Book Xiii Of Sense And Understanding by Hermes Trismegistus

The alleged teacher the magical system known as Hermetism of which high magic and alchemy are thought to be twin branches. The name Trismegistus means thrice greatest Hermes, and is the title given by the Greeks to the Egyptian god Thoth or Tehuti, a lord of wisdom and learning. At one time the… more

Book Xii His Crater Or Monas by Hermes Trismegistus

The alleged teacher the magical system known as Hermetism of which high magic and alchemy are thought to be twin branches. The name Trismegistus means thrice greatest Hermes, and is the title given by the Greeks to the Egyptian god Thoth or Tehuti, a lord of wisdom and learning. At one time the… more

Book Xiv Of Operation And Sense by Hermes Trismegistus

The alleged teacher the magical system known as Hermetism of which high magic and alchemy are thought to be twin branches. The name Trismegistus means thrice greatest Hermes, and is the title given by the Greeks to the Egyptian god Thoth or Tehuti, a lord of wisdom and learning. At one time the… more

Book Xi Of The Common Mind To Tat by Hermes Trismegistus

The alleged teacher the magical system known as Hermetism of which high magic and alchemy are thought to be twin branches. The name Trismegistus means thrice greatest Hermes, and is the title given by the Greeks to the Egyptian god Thoth or Tehuti, a lord of wisdom and learning. At one time the… more

Book Xvii To Asclepius To Be Truly Wise by Hermes Trismegistus

The alleged teacher the magical system known as Hermetism of which high magic and alchemy are thought to be twin branches. The name Trismegistus means thrice greatest Hermes, and is the title given by the Greeks to the Egyptian god Thoth or Tehuti, a lord of wisdom and learning. At one time the… more

Book Xvi That None Of The Things That Are Can Perish by Hermes Trismegistus

The alleged teacher the magical system known as Hermetism of which high magic and alchemy are thought to be twin branches. The name Trismegistus means thrice greatest Hermes, and is the title given by the Greeks to the Egyptian god Thoth or Tehuti, a lord of wisdom and learning. At one time the… more

Book Xv Of Truth To His Son Tat by Hermes Trismegistus

The alleged teacher the magical system known as Hermetism of which high magic and alchemy are thought to be twin branches. The name Trismegistus means thrice greatest Hermes, and is the title given by the Greeks to the Egyptian god Thoth or Tehuti, a lord of wisdom and learning. At one time the… more

Book X The Mind To Hermes by Hermes Trismegistus

The alleged teacher the magical system known as Hermetism of which high magic and alchemy are thought to be twin branches. The name Trismegistus means thrice greatest Hermes, and is the title given by the Greeks to the Egyptian god Thoth or Tehuti, a lord of wisdom and learning. At one time the… more

The Golden Tractate Of Hermes Trismegistus by Hermes Trismegistus

In order to form a just estimate of the following Treatise, attributed to Hermes Trismegistus – as the Greeks termed Thoth – it will be necessary to consider that in all time there has been two opposing schools of science, or, as we may perhaps be permitted to term them, the positive and negative… more

Cults Of Cthulhu by Howard Phillips Lovecraft

Cthulhu represents the Abyss of the subconscious or dreaming mind, and astrologically by the sign of Scorpio. Ceremonially, he is referred to the West (Amenta, or the Place of the Dead in ancient Egyptian religion), and geographically, to the site of Rlyeh in the South Pacific (the exact… more

Odin Ravens Song by Hrafnagaldr Odi

This very obscure poem has been regarded as a fragment only of a poem, of which the beginning and end are wanting. With regard to the beginning, the want may possibly be more apparent than real the strophes 2-5 being in fact a sort of introduction, although they do not at first strike us as… more

Hesiod The Homeric Hymns And Homerica by Hugh Evelyn White

This publication contains translations of the following works: Hesiod: Works and Days, The Theogony, fragments of The Catalogues of Women and the Eoiae, The Shield of Heracles (attributed to Hesiod), and fragments of various works attributed to Hesiod. Homer: The Homeric Hymns, The Epigrams of… more

3 Enoch Or The Hebrew Book Of Enoch by Hugo Odeberg

The writer owes profound gratitude to his teacher, Professor G. H. Box, of the University of London, without whose guidance, encouragement, generous interest and helpful criticism the present work would never have been broughtinto shape.The Venerable the Archdeacon of Westminster, Dr R. H. Charles,… more

The Wedding Night by Ida Craddock

Oh, crowning time of lovers’ raptures veiled in mystic splendor, sanctified by priestly blessing and by the benediction of all who love the lovers! How shall we chant thy praise? Of thy joys even the poets dare not sing, save in words that suggest but do not reveal. At thy threshold, the most… more

The Book Of Power by Idres Shah

The Book of Power was originally transcribed by Idres Shah from an 18th century manuscript, and he speculates that it has come, whether in this current form or not, from the Middle Eastern magical tradition. So far, there has only one text of The Book of Power has been found, Shah searched through… more

The Occult Art Of Acquiring And Directing Spirit Servants by Ilmu Khodam

One of the most interesting occult arts to be found in Islamic occultism is what the local practitioners here in Indonesia call "Ilmu Khodam" The word ilmu (pron. "eel-moo") literally means "knowledge." In Indonesian shamanism, ilmu particularly refers to a specific occult art -its theory,…more

The Art And Meaning Of Magic by Israel Regardie

These essays, now revised and brought together, represent the fruit of a lifetimes study and experience of a master of modern magic. The emphasis throughout is on practical methods of releasing the vast inner potential on which magic depends, with the aim of finding the jewel of a new life – a life… more

The Art Of True Healing by Israel Regardie

Within every man and woman is a force which directs and controls the entire course of life. Properly used, it can heal every affliction and ailment to which mankind is heir. Every single religion affirms this fact. All forms of mental or spiritual healing, no matter under what name they travel,… more

The Super Sensual Life by Jacob Behmen

These writings from out of the Past are in the Public Domain and may be freely shared, photocopied, reproduced, faxed or transmitted in any way by any means. The transcription of this document was done as a labor of love – one keystroke at a time by a modern seeker on the WAY to Truth…the HTML… more

The Constitutions Of The Freemasons 1734 by James Anderson

This is an online electronic edition of the the first Masonic book printed in America, which was produced in Philadelphia by Benjamin Franklin in 1734, and was a reprint of a work by James Anderson (who is identified as the author in an appendix) printed in London in 1723. This is the seminal work… more

Invocation Of Horus by James Eschelman

Heres the unmodified original. (I think this is unedited. I just pulled it off my file copy. Havent gone back to proofread it against the original.) It was originally performed on March 20, 1904. It is customary in some Thelemic circles to repeat the ritual on that occasion each year.To be… more

An Encyclopedia Of Ancient Greek And Roman Mythology by James Hampton Belton

E. M. Berens orginally wrote Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome to provide an interesting work on Greek and Roman mythology, suitable for advanced schools. He (or she, I haven’t been able to find out) wanted to give the student a clear and succinct idea of the religious beliefs of the… more

On The Antient And Primitive Rite Of Masonry Memphis Mizraim by Jeremiah How

A COMPLETE history of this Order would necessarily involve an account of most of the Rites prevalent last century which devoted themselves to Templary, Theosophic, Hermetic and Occult research. Suffice it for this article to give the reader a general impression upon the more important points of the… more

Major Arcana 2nd Update And 1st Typohunt by Jester Raiin

The one word per card approach makes this especially handy. Using imagination, the so called minds eye, to contemplate the meaning of a situation or person by imagining the most suiting tarot card. Helpful when one has lost the deck once again, too. Customers never actually steal the decks in some… more

Steganographia Secret Writing by Johannes Trithemius

This is Trithemius most notorious work. On the surface it is a system of angel magic, but within is a highly sophisticated system of cryptography. It claims to contain a synthesis of the science of knowledge, the art of memory, magic, an accelerated language learning system, and a method of sending… more

The Art Of Drawing Spirits Into Crystals by Johannes Trithemius

The Magic and Philosophy of TRITHEMIUS OF SPANHEIM containing his book of SECRET THINGS, and DOCTRINE OF SPIRITS with many curious and rare secrets (hitherto not generally known ) THE ART OF DRAWING SPIRITS INTO… more

Sumerian Lexicon by John Alan Halloran

The Sumerian Lexicon by John Alan Halloran is a well-known tool among the new generation of scholars and students, who have downloaded and consulted it (from the web site sumerian.org) since the very beginning of the project in 1999. The published version here under review collects 6,400 entries… more

Corpus Hermeticum Hermes Trismegistus by John Everard

The Corpus Hermeticum are the core documents of the Hermetic tradition. Dating from early in the Christian era, they were mistakenly dated to a much earlier period by Church officials (and everyone else) up until the 15th century. Because of this, they were allowed to survive and we seen as an… more

Myths And Myth Makers Old Tales And Superstitions by John Fiske

IN publishing this somewhat rambling and unsystematic series of papers, in which I have endeavoured to touch briefly upon a great many of the most important points in the study of mythology, I think it right to observe that, in order to avoid confusing the reader with intricate discussions, I have…more

Interpretationes Of Ancient Herbs by John Opsopaus

Which the Temple Scribes employed, from the Holy Writings, in translation. Because of the Curiosity of the Masses they [i.e., the scribes] inscribed the Names of the Herbs and Other Things which they employed on the Statues of the Gods, so that they [the masses], since they do not take Precaution,… more

The Entered Apprentice Handbook by John Sebastian Marlowe Ward

W. Bro. Ward is one of the most able and earnest of Masonic students. He brings to bear on the task of research the mind of a scholar, enriched by extensive reading, much travel and a wide experience of men and affairs. In addition to being a well known author of Masonic Works, he was the Founder… more

The Fellow Crafts Handbook by John Sebastian Marlowe Ward

Those who have read the first volume of this series, which deals with the E.A. Degree, will realize that our ceremonies have a deep inner meaning and teach profound spiritual lessons seldom realized by the average Mason. In the second volume we are dealing with the degree of Life, in its broadest… more

The Higher Degrees Handbook by John Sebastian Marlowe Ward

In attempting to give an outline sketch of the various degrees in Freemasonry in a book of his description, I am faced by many difficulties, not the least of which is how to write in an interesting way about degrees, which many of my readers have not taken, without giving way more than is… more

The Master Masons Handbook by John Sebastian Marlowe Ward

THE third degree in Freemasonry is termed the Sublime Degree and the title is truly justified. Even in its exoteric aspect its simple, yet dramatic, power must leave a lasting impression on the mind of every Candidate its esoteric meaning contains some of the most profound spiritual instruction… more

Toward Homo Noeticus by John White

An interview with John White by Craig Hamilton. Envisioning the earth’s future is an exercise in paradox. For while it’s hard to imagine a future planet earth dominated by anything other than Homo sapiens, it is perhaps equally hard, given our current course of multilateral destruction, to imagine… more

Arcane Schools by John Yarker

This book provides a background necessary to understand elements of the Golden Dawn and O.T.O. initiations, particularly in matters like the inclusion of the Samothraian deities in the former and the details of the lower and middledegrees for the latter. The Western Occult Revival is documented in… more

Course Of Alchemy Vol I Via Humid Classic by Jose Luis Ramos

Dear student of Alchemy. The fact that you receive this unit it implies that you have assimilated the teachings of the previous one and overcome with success the test of corresponding evaluation. For it, I allow me to talk to you with the trust and the opening own among siblings of the sacred order… more

The Builders A Story And Study Of Masonary by Joseph Fort Newton

Almost ten years have come and gone since this little book began its labors as a Workman on the Temple, and it is still busy, telling its story in different lands and languages. An edition is soon to appear in the Syrian tongue in Damascus, the oldest city in the world. It is here placed in the M…. more

Theosophia Pneumatica by Joseph Peterson

According to A.E, Waite, this text was based on Arbatel de Magia Veterum, but drawing on other elements as well. He states, The adaptation has been well executed and makes for additional clearness. The transcendental portions are slightly accentuated it is said in one place that the exaltation… more

Charging An Enochian Tablet by Josh Norton

Any generic advice on how one might properly charge a Tablet? I suppose I could look to your book Enochian Temples on how you charged the Temple for an example of what is involved?As you know, I tend to take a minimalist approach to things Enochian – elaborate ceremony seems to be gilding the lily,… more

Grimoire Of Chaos Magick by Julian Wilde

The purpose of this book/manual is solely to aid the reader in his/her unfolding/developing/inner growth/individuation. This magickal process must inevitably be accompanied by some pain, doubt and disillusionment. We have endured(but so far SURVIVED!) years of conditioning and repression and to… more

Papyri Graecae Magicae Or Greek Magical Papyri Texts In German by Karl Preisendanz

The Greek Magical Papyri (papyri is plural of papyrus) (commonly abbreviated to PGM from the Latin title Papyri Graecae Magicae) is a collective term for a collection of texts, written mostly in Ancient Greek (but also in Coptic, Demotic Egyptian, etc.), found in the deserts of Egypt, which cast… more

Papyri Graecae Magicae Or Greek Magical Papyri Texts by Karl Preisendanz

The Greek Magical Papyri (papyri is plural of papyrus) (commonly abbreviated to PGM from the Latin title Papyri Graecae Magicae) is a collective term for a collection of texts, written mostly in Ancient Greek (but also in Coptic, Demotic Egyptian, etc.), found in the deserts of Egypt, which cast… more

The Mahatma Letters To Ap Sinnett From 1 To 25 by Koot Hoomi Lal Singh

The Mahatma Letters to A.P. Sinnett is a book published in 1923 by A. Trevor Barker. According to Theosophical teachings, the letters were written between 1880 and 1884 by Kuthumi and Morya to A.P. Sinnett. The letters were previously quoted in several theosophical books (e.g. The Occult World by… more

Apikorsus An Essay On The Diverse Practices Of Chaos Magick by Lincoln Order Of Neuromancers

Common to the various systems/traditions/paradigms of Magick are certain key concepts. We urge the reader not to accept/reject these as theoretical constructs, but to try and verify them by personal experience.1. The Whole is encoded within each of its constituents – "As above, so below."2. The… more

Man His True Nature And Ministry by Louis Claude De Saint Martin

Some account of Saint-Martin (Le Philosophe inconnu) and his writings has been given in the preface to his Correspondence with Baron Liebestorf, recently published and it is necessary hero only to say that the book of which a translation is now presented to the reader, Le Ministere de… more

Natural Table Part Xiii From Genesis To The Flood by Louis Claude De Saint Martin

After travelling in Italy and settling in Versailles, Louis Claude De Saint Martin published his Natural Table of Correspondences Which Exist Between God, Man and the Universe in 1778. It is an extension of his first work, and details the relations and analogies which hold between various levels of… more

Theosophic Correspondence by Louis Claude De Saint Martin

WITH the greatly increased interest in the subject of theosophy during the past several decades it is felt timely to reprint this work of some 18th century "theosophers," as representative of a movement active since the commencement of our racial experience. Even though most serious students today,… more

Supernature by Lyall Watson

The subject matter of most of this book is so controversial that I have felt it necessary to give detailed references to all my sources of information. These appear as numbers in the text, which refer to the bibliography. Most are papers published in reputable journals, and where I have myself not… more

The Secret Teachings Of All Ages by Manly Palmer Hall

Numerous volumes have been written as commentaries upon the secret systems of philosophy existing in the ancient world, but the ageless truths of life, like many of the earths greatest thinkers, have usually been clothed in shabby garments. The present work is an attempt to supply a tome worthy of… more

Magical Theory And Tradition by Marcus Cordey

The theories and principles of magic are as diverse as the theories and principles of science. Indeed, the two fields were once one and the same only to diverge into Natural Philosophy and Occult Philosophy in the later Middle Ages. But unlike science, there are no concrete laws of magic. After… more

Why Mrs Blake Cried Swedenborg Blake And The Sexual Basis Of Spiritual Vision by Marsha Keith Schuchard

When William Blake died in 1827, his widow Catherine appointed Frederick Tatham his literary and artistic executor. No sooner had Tatham accepted the position than he was, in the words of William Michael Rossetti, brother of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, "beset" by "Swedenborgians, Irvingites, or other…more

Les Trois Livres De La Vie Or De Vita Libri Tres by Marsile Ficine

The De vita libri tres or Three Books on Life was written in the years 1480-1489 by Italian Platonist Marsilio Ficino. It was first circulated in manuscript form and then published in 1489. It was constantly in print through the middle of the seventeenth century. De vita is a curious amalgam of…more

Ancient And Modern Initiation by Max Heindel

Within the pages of this little volume are to be found some of the most priceless gems belonging to the deepest phases of the Christian religion. These gems are the result of the spiritual investigations of that inspired and illumined Seer, Max Heindel, the authorized messenger of the Elder…more

The Message Of The Stars by Max Heindel

It is a matter of common knowledge among mystics that the evolutionary career of mankind is indissolubly bound up with the divine hierarchies who rule the planets and the signs of the Zodiac, and that passage of the Sun and the planets through the twelve signs of the Zodiac, marks man’s progress in… more

The Rosicrucian Mysteries by Max Heindel

Before entering upon an explanation of the teachings of the Rosicrucians, it may be well to say a word about them and about the place they hold in the evolution of humanity. For reasons to be given later these teachings advocate the dualistic view they hold that man is a Spirit enfolding all… more

The Most Holy Grimoire Or Grimorium Sanctissimum by Medieval Grimoires

This material may be interpreted as a method for securing the fluids of the sex-act for magical application. It is unwise to attempt this work without instruction and an effective body of light under… more

The Aurum Solis by Melita Denning

Aurum Solis, Gold of the Sun, is a magical order founded in England in 1897 by George Stanton and Charles Kingold which claims descent from the Ogdoadic Tradition of the Western Mystery Tradition[1]. It is best known through the published works of two of its leaders, Vivian Godfrey and Leon… more

The Black Book by Meshafi Resh

In the beginning The Invisible One brought forth from its own precious soul a white pearl. And It created a bird upon whose back It placed the pearl, and there He dwelt for forty thousand years. Then on the first day, Sunday, It created an angel called Izrael. He is Archangel over all the Angels,… more

The Spiritual Guide The Rich Treasure Of Internal Peace by Michael De Molinos

This document is a transcription of an English translation of The Spiritual Guide by Miguel de Molinos The English translation was published in London, in 1688, and is a translation of an Italian edition published in Venice, in 1685. The English translation has the author as Dr. Michael de Molinos…. more

Atalanta Fugiens by Michael Majerus

Hermes, the most industrious searcher into all the secrets of Nature, doth in his Smaragdine Table exquisitely thus succinctly describe the Natural Work when he says: ‘Wind carried Him in his belly,’ as if he should have said that He whose father is Sol & mother is Luna must, before he can be… more

Darklore by Michael Prescott

Darklore is an anthology of exceptional observations, hidden history and esoteric science, featuring some of the best writers and researchers covering these topics. Royalties from the sales of Darklore are returned back to the writers, to enable further research into these fascinating areas. This… more

The Book Of Enoch Vol Iii The Asatronomical Book by Michal Jerabek

The Book of Enoch (also 1 Enoch) is a work ascribed to Enoch, the great-grandfather of Noah and son of Jared (Genesis 5:18). This book today is non-canonical and considered pseudepigrapha in most Christian churches, however the Ethiopian Orthodox Church to this day regards it to be canonical. A… more

The Book Of Enoch Vol Ii The Book Of Parables by Michal Jerabek

The Book of Enoch (also 1 Enoch) is a work ascribed to Enoch, the great-grandfather of Noah and son of Jared (Genesis 5:18). This book today is non-canonical and considered pseudepigrapha in most Christian churches, however the Ethiopian Orthodox Church to this day regards it to be canonical. A… more

The Book Of Enoch Vol Iv The Book Of Dreams by Michal Jerabek

The Book of Enoch (also 1 Enoch) is a work ascribed to Enoch, the great-grandfather of Noah and son of Jared (Genesis 5:18). This book today is non-canonical and considered pseudepigrapha in most Christian churches, however the Ethiopian Orthodox Church to this day regards it to be canonical. A… more

The Book Of Enoch Vol I The Watchers by Michal Jerabek

The Book of Enoch (also 1 Enoch) is a work ascribed to Enoch, the great-grandfather of Noah and son of Jared (Genesis 5:18). This book today is non-canonical and considered pseudepigrapha in most Christian churches, however the Ethiopian Orthodox Church to this day regards it to be canonical. A… more

The Book Of Enoch Vol V The Epistle Of Enoch by Michal Jerabek

The Book of Enoch (also 1 Enoch) is a work ascribed to Enoch, the great-grandfather of Noah and son of Jared (Genesis 5:18). This book today is non-canonical and considered pseudepigrapha in most Christian churches, however the Ethiopian Orthodox Church to this day regards it to be canonical. A… more

Minerals And Gems In Indian Alchemy by Mira Ray

The Indian alchemical literature in Sanskrit and Tamil refers to themulti-dimensionaluse of a wide variety of minerals. The most important are: (A) mica,calamine, copper-pyrite, tourmaline, iron-pyrite, copper-sulphate, bitumen and lapislazuli, called superior minerals and orpiment, alum. sulphur,… more

A Book Of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi

I have been many years training in the Way of strategy, called Ni Ten Ichi Ryu, and now I will explain it in writing for the first time. It is now during the first ten days of the tenth month in 1645. I have climbed mountain Iwato of Higo in Kyushu to pay homage to heaven, pray to Kwannon, Goddess… more

The Guide For The Perplexed by Moses Maimonides

IN compliance with a desire repeatedly expressed by the Committee of the Hebrew Literature Society, I have undertaken to translate Maimonides Dalalat al-Hairin, better known by the Hebrew title Moreh Nebuchim, and I offer the first instalment of my labours in the present volume. This contains – A… more

Johannes Reuchlin Kabbalah Pythagorean Philosophy And Modern Scholarship by Moshe Idel

Various philosophies left their imprint on the different forms of Kabbalah. The impact of Neoplatonism and Neoaristotelianism is best known, though some traces of the impact of Stoicism and Atomism can also be discern in the vast Kabbalistic literature. Pythagorean philosophy is perhaps the third… more

Liber Satangelica by Nathaniel Harris

Living as I do in Norwich city, Norfolk, England, I cannot help but be aware of the extent and majesty of power that the Church once held over Englands populace. Yet also, I cannot avoid awareness of the pagan mysteries and their survival under Christian masks. In the cathedrals here there are some… more

The English Physitian Or An Astrologo Physical Discourse Of The Vulgar Herbs Of This Nation by Nich Culpeper

The Subject which I here fixed my thoughts upon is not only the Description and Nature of Herbs, which had it been all, I had authority sufficient to bear me out in it, for Solomon employed part of that wisdom he asked, and received of God in searching after them, which he wrote in Books, even of… more

Notes On Geomancy by Nick Farrell

What follows are instructions on Geomancy within the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn structure. This book was written because, face it, Geomancy is considered a chore by most students. On one hand it seems complicated and on the other it is so deterministic that it makes it unattractive to anyone… more

Demons Of The Flesh by Nicolas Schreck

The book before you is a guide in the sense that it will escort you on a journey. The route we will be taking passes through vistas of strange beauty and across perilous chasms. It is known as the left-hand path. Few have traveled this road, and fewer still have reached its final, distant…more

Magical Scripts And Cipher Alphabets by Nu Isis Working Group

Also known as the Alphabet of Honorius, the Witches Alphabet, etc. It is referred to the Latin alphabet and written left to right (the last character, referred to the Greek Omega, is not generally used as a letter, rather as a period orseparator). This script was popularised by Agrippas De Occulta…more

Analysis Of The Church Of Satan The Emperor New Religion by Ole Wolf

This paper investigates the Church of Satan, its ideology, and its practices, and observes that the Church of Satan includes the same dynamics as can be observed in many other religions. In addition, the Church of Satan appears to deliberately mislead its members via conflicting policy statements… more

The Art Practice Of Caballa Magic by Ophiel

Dion Fortune wrote a great book about the Caballa but told nothing about the practices. This book starts to tell about how to use the Tree of Life, or Practices. It reveals what Dion Fortune left out because she received her knowledge from a lodge and was not at liberty to give it out. I received… more

The Book Of The Black Serpent by Opus Majus

This is a version of an essay published c. 1900 for initiates of the Golden Dawn Isis-Urantia temple. The original essay, concerning the Qlippoth can be found in R.A.Gilbert’s "The Sorcerer and His Apprentice" and Steve Savedow’s "Goetic Evocation – The Magician’s Workbook Volume 2". The following… more

Enochian Tablet Of Union by Order Of The Golden Dawn

Enochian Magick is a special branch of magick that was begun in modern times by Dr. John Dee, court astrologer to Queen Elizabeth I, and his psychic partner, Edward Kelly. Dee and Kelly discovered an ancient language they called the Angelic, or Enochian, Language. The alphabet of this archaic… more

High Lights Of The Fifth Knowledge Lecture by Order Of The Golden Dawn

Some of the material in the Fifth Knowledge Lecture will come as review material to the Philosophus as it has been covered in other grade material in this grade and previous grades. However, it is essential for the Philosophus to have a good working knowledge of the material, therefore, most of it… more

Lesser Banishing Ritual Of The Pentagram Compact by Order Of The Golden Dawn

There is a much employed Ritual which utilizes the symbol of the Pentagram as a general means to banish and invoke the elemental forces. This Ritual is called the Lesser Ritual of the Pentagram. However, it should not simply beregarded as a mere device to invoke or banish, for it is really the… more

Lesser Banishing Ritual Of The Pentagram by Order Of The Golden Dawn

There is a much employed Ritual which utilizes the symbol of the Pentagram as a general means to banish and invoke the elemental forces. This Ritual is called the Lesser Ritual of the Pentagram. However, it should not simply beregarded as a mere device to invoke or banish, for it is really the… more

Lesser Invoking Ritual Of The Pentagram by Order Of The Golden Dawn

The Lesser Rituals of the Pentagram, or commonly called Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram, and the Lesser Invoking Ritual of the Pentagram, (LBRP/LIRP) were the only actual rituals taught to and used by the Outer Order of the traditional Golden Dawn. This Invoking Pentagram Ritual should be… more

Meditation With The Archangel Auriel by Order Of The Golden Dawn

For this ritual the Zelator will need a black robe, black and white striped nemyss,and the Outer Wand of Double Power. Upon the altar should be a black candle, a paten of bread and salt, and a talismanic emblem with the Archangel Name of Uriel painted white on a black background in Hebrew. The… more

The Invoking Pentagram Ritua Of Air by Order Of The Golden Dawn

The Pentagram is a powerful symbol representing the operation of the Eternal Spirit and the Four Elements under the divine Presidency of the letters of the Name Yeheshuah. The elements themselves in the symbol of the Cross are governed by Yhvh. But the letter Shin, representing the Ruach Elohim,… more

The Invoking Pentagram Ritual Of Earth by Order Of The Golden Dawn

The Pentagram is a powerful symbol representing the operation of the Eternal Spirit and the Four Elements under the divine Presidency of the letters of the Name Yeheshuah. The elements themselves in the symbol of the Cross are governed by Yhvh. But the letter Shin, representing the Ruach Elohim,… more

The Invoking Pentagram Ritual Of Fire by Order Of The Golden Dawn

The Pentagram is a powerful symbol representing the operation of the Eternal Spirit and the Four Elements under the divine Presidency of the letters of the Name Yeheshuah. The elements themselves in the symbol of the Cross are governed by Yhvh. But the letter Shin, representing the Ruach Elohim,… more

The Invoking Pentagram Ritual Of Water by Order Of The Golden Dawn

The Pentagram is a powerful symbol representing the operation of the Eternal Spirit and the Four Elements under the divine Presidency of the letters of the Name Yeheshuah. The elements themselves in the symbol of the Cross are governed by Yhvh. But the letter Shin, representing the Ruach Elohim,… more

Theoricus Initiation Of The Hermetic Order Of The Golden Dawn by Order Of The Golden Dawn

Theoricus is the 3rd Grade of the Golden Dawn, in which the initiate focuses on lunar and arial currents, the Sephirot Yesod, and the 32nd path of the Sephir Yetzirah, The Universe, The Four Elements, and the Astral Plane. The beginning is a reference to how one might experience their personal… more

Masonic Symbolism by Pansophic Freemasons

This course of study is a guide to help the applicant to prepare for Initiation as an Entered Apprentice. Before Initiation, he or she must provide brief and correct written responses to the questions found at the end of this introduction. These comprise a basic orientation to Freemasonry in… more

The Book Concerning The Tincture Of The Philosophers by Paracelsus

The Book Concerning The Tincture Of The Philosophers by Paracelsus WRITTEN AGAINST THOSE SOPHISTS BORN SINCE THE DELUGE, IN THE AGE OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, THE SON OF GOD By PH. THEOPHRASTUS BOMBAST, of HOHENHEIM, Philosopher of the Monarchia, Prince of Spagyrists, Chief Astronomer,… more

The Coelum Philosophorum Or Book Of Vexations by Paracelsus

THE COELUM PHILOSOPHORUM, OR BOOK OF VEXATIONS By PHILIPPUS THEOPHRASTUS PARACELSUS. THE SCIENCE AND NATURE OF ALCHEMY, AND WHAT OPINION SHOULD BE FORMED THEREOF. Regulated by the Seven Rules or Fundamental Canons according to the seven commonly known Metals and containing a Preface with…more

The Treasure Of Treasures For Alchemists by Paracelsus

NATURE begets a mineral in the bowels of the earth. There are two kinds of it, which are found in many districts of Europe. The best which has been offered to me, which also has been found genuine in experimentation, is externally in the figure of the greater world, and is in the eastern part of… more

Seership Guide To Soul Sight by Paschal Beverly Randolph

Seership is the work of an Orientalist, which term is commonly understood to mean, either one who has been born in the mystic east or one who, due to the possession of a mind easily capable of comprehending the thoughts and feelings of these people, and deeply in sympathy with them, can express… more

The Life Power by Paul Foster Case

These pages contain the substance of my talks at the Hotel Astor during December, 1922, in a form which is better suited for study and reference. What is here given in a few pages might easily be expanded into a good-sized book, hence it must be studied and pondered upon, not merely skimmed… more

Aspects Of Evocation by Phil Hine

This collection of essays, written between 1988-95, deals with aspects of the practice of magical evocation. My first lengthy foray into this much-misunderstood aspect of magic was a personal magical retirement inspired by accounts of magicians working the Abra-melin system, but perhaps more… more

Aspects Of Tantra by Phil Hine

Aspects of Tantra Five essays exploring modern Tantra by Phil Hine. Mention Tantra to most people, and they will invariably think of sex-magic. Only the other day I was chatting over the phone to a friend in America, and happened to mention that I was currently involved with a Tantric magic study… more

Oven Ready Chaos by Phil Hine

This booklet was originally published by Chaos International Publicatios as a limited edition of 300 copies. 1992, under the title of Condensed Chaos. This on-line version has a different title so as not to cause undue confusion regarding the book Condensed Chaos, as published by New Falcon… more

Techniques Of Modern Shamanism Vol Iii Touched By Fire by Phil Hine

The techniques offered in this book are by no means definitive – just a beginning. Theres much more to be said on this subject, but you will find other works to help you. Probably the best way to use this book is to find some friends who are interested and try and explore the techniques together…. more

Techniques Of Modern Shamanism Vol Ii Two Worlds And Inbetween by Phil Hine

The techniques offered in this book are by no means definitive – just a beginning. Theres much more to be said on this subject, but you will find other works to help you. Probably the best way to use this book is to find some friends who are interested and try and explore the techniques together…. more

Techniques Of Modern Shamanism Vol I Walking Between The Worlds by Phil Hine

The techniques offered in this book are by no means definitive – just a beginning. Theres much more to be said on this subject, but you will find other works to help you. Probably the best way to use this book is to find some friends who are interested and try and explore the techniques together…. more

An Approach To The Operation Of The Arbatel Of Magic by Phil Legard

The "Arbatel of Magic" appeared at Basle, Switzerland in 1575 in Latin and is one of the lesser known works of the grimoire tradition. Waite writes that it has the quality of true transcendental literature, being free from dangerous instruction which makes for open Black Magic. While it may be… more

In The Land Of The Living Dead by Prentiss Tucker

IN THE LAND OF THE LIVING DEAD CHAPTER I A Yisit to the Invisible Planes JT ALL came about from a German high-explosive shell. Nothing happens without a cause. We might say that this story began in Germany when Gretchen Ham-merstein put the finishing touches on a certain high-explosive shell and… more

The Eternity Of Sounds And The Science Of Mantras by Pt Shriram Sharma Acharya

The knowledge of Sabda Brahm – Nada Brahm is an important branch of the Indian school of spirituality. The science and philosophy of Sabda Brahm encompasses the methodology and effects of mantra-japa, prayers, collective chanting and sadhanas of the vedamantras and that of the Nada Brahm deals with… more

The Open Book by Rabbi Michael Laitman

The Open Book presents the principles of the ancient scientific wisdom of authentic Kabbalah, along with explanations of its basic rules. Kabbalah is a practical method for transcending the limits of one’s senses and acquiring a new sense that opens the gate to the Spiritual World, while still…more

Panchanga Tantra The Magic Of The Indian Calendar System by Regulagedda Akshay

The fable of Apara Ganita and the Mystical Garden of Enchanted Numbers is obviously fictional. The inspiration is Leelavati Ganitam, a chapter in the ancient mathematical treatise, the Siddhanta Siromani, written by Bhaskaracharya in 1150CE. The Leelavati Ganitam is fascinating not only for its… more

The Mystics Of Islam by Reynold Nicholson

THE title of this book sufficiently explains why it is included in a Series ‘exemplifying the adventures and labours of individual seekers or groups of seekers in quest of reality.’ Sufism, the religious philosophy of Islam, is described in the oldest extant definition as ‘the apprehension of… more

The Zodiac Stellar Stories by Richard Johnson

Zodiac:Stellar Stories Presented by the Egyptians for the evening stars clearly visible with the beginning of the moon of the Celestial Sphere has also the Euphrates…. more

Travel In Spiritual Worlds A Complete Guide On Astral Travels by Right

This book introduces the concept of spiritual travel. Spiritual travel is a form of out-of-body experience done voluntarily to achieve a spiritual goal. In order to have an out-of-body experience, the soul or consciousness of the individual must temporarily leave the physical body. During… more

Martinism History And Doctrine by Robert Ambelain

In other works, appearing before or after the war, we have often presented esoteric doctrines, each different from the other. Each time, we published them with impartiality and care for precision. We have even taken so much care, that we sometimes appear to be promoting these doctrines. Although to… more

The Mirror Of Alchemy by Roger Bacon

The Mirror of Alchemy, composed by the famous Friar, Roger Bacon, sometime fellow of Martin College and Brasen-nase College in Oxenforde. In many ancient Books there are found many definitions of this Art, the intentions whereof we mustconsider in this Chapter. For Hermes said of this Science:… more

De Vermis Mysteriis by Roman Tertius Sibellius

It is supposed that the authorship of De Vermis Misteriis belongs to Roman Tertius Sibellius (280 B.C. – ?). In youth he served in the armed forces in Egypt. He was especially known by his smart intellect and passion to collect some artifacts. He bought several statuettes, amulets, papyrus scrolls… more

Adapa And The Food Of Life by Rw Rogers

Summary: Adapa, or perhaps Adamu, son of Ea, had recieved from his father, the god Ea, wisdom, but not eternal life. He was a semi-divine being and was the wise man and priest of the temple of Ea at Eridu, which he provided with the ritual bread and water. In the exercise of this duty he carried on… more

Dark Night Of The Soul by Saint John Of The Cross

It is perhaps not an exaggeration to say that the verse and prose works combined of St. John of the Cross form at once the most grandiose and the most melodious spiritual canticle to which any one man has ever given utterance. The most sublime of all the Spanish mystics, he soars aloft on the wings… more

Egyptian Mythology And Egyptian Christianity by Samuel Sharpe

This short work on Egyptian religion from the middle of the 19th Century was written at a time when the subject was just beginning to be understood by modern scholars, due to the recent decipherment of the hieroglyphs. Although scholarly and thorough, the information in this text should be… more

The Book Of Shadows by Sasha Fierce

Welcome to the World of Spells. Here to you will find Magic Spells specially love spells that are easy and powerful. Spells Casting services and Love Potions available. Healing is possible with the help of Spiritual work. Heal yourself now with powerful spells in the field of Love, Money and… more

A Son Of God The Life And Philosophy Of Akhnaton King Of Egypt by Savitri Devi

Roughly fourteen hundred years before Christ, at the time Egypt was at the height of her power, King Akhnaton ruled over that great country for a few years. Akhnaton is one of the very few men who ever put forth such a bold claim. The aim of this book is to show that, in doing so, he was no less…more

Dhammapada by Siddhartha Gautama

The Dhammapada is one of the primary collections of teachings attributed to Siddhartha Gautama, who is revered as the "Shakyamuni Buddha" and considered founder of the Buddhist traditions. It contains 423 verses in 26 categories, which, according to tradition, are answers to questions put to the… more

Brahma Sutras by Sri Swami Sivananda

It need not be over-emphasised that the Brahma Sutras, or the Nyaya-Prasthana of the triad of Indian Philosophical treatises hold supreme sway over the later rationalistic and scholastic developments. Right from the mighty brain of Sankara down to the master-intellects like Sriharsha, Chitsukha and… more

On Darwin Evolution And The Perfect Man by Sri Swami Sivananda

SWAMIJI, ACCOMPANIED by Sister Nivedita, Swami Y., and others, had come to visit the Zoological Gardens at Alipur in the afternoon. Rai Rambrahma Sanyal Bahadur, Superintendent of the Gardens, cordially received them and took them round the Gardens. Swamiji, as he went on seeing the various species… more

The Science Of Pranayama by Sri Swami Sivananda

It is needless for us to stress on the merits of the subject or its author, Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj. Sri Swamiji already lives in the hearts of the people of the world as an unfailing saviour. The Swamijis method of presenting such intricate Yogic subjects in an inimitable, simple style with… more

Thought Power by Sri Swami Sivananda

The value of this great little work is evident even from a mere reading of its table of contents. It is a book of perennial interest and many-sided usefulness for self-culture, selfknowledge, acquisition of the power of personality and success in life. It is a work that edifies, imparts… more

Various Essays On Lucid Dreaming by Stephen La Berge

A number of techniques facilitate lucid dreaming. One of the simplest is asking yourself many times during the day whether you are dreaming. Each time you ask the question, you should look for evidence proving you are not dreaming. The most reliable test: Read something, look away for a moment, and… more

Space And Time Warps by Stephen William Hawking

This lecture is the intellectual property of Professor S.W. Hawking. You may not reproduce, edit or distribute this document in anyway for monetary advantage. In science fiction, space and time warps are a commonplace. They are used for rapid journeys around the galaxy, or for travel through time…. more

Zhine Tibetan Dream Yoga by Steve Roberts

An interesting way of unfolding the mysteries of the inner process is through dream yoga. A successful seeker in dream-work must be stable enough in presence to avoid being swept away by the winds of karmic emotions and lost in the dream. As the mind steadies, dreams become longer, less fragmented,… more

Love Spells And Rituals For Love And Relationships by Talismagick

Keep all small magickal objects away from children to avoid the possibility of accidental swallowing. Never leave a candle burning unattended, or near any flammable objects such as chemicals, curtains or papers. Always use magick for good reasons, and not with the intention to harm another… more

Phronesis The Development Of Practical Wisdom by Terry Findlay

Terry Findlay Phronesis presents the story of how an alchemy that our brains perform in making a series of life-changing transitions may be our best hope for encouraging individual and… more

Candle Magick For Love by Thomas Moore

All of us want a way to attract love into our lives. Many look to Magick and the occult to find ways that they can boost their energies in order to do it. But what is it that you do exactly? Using the art of Candle Magick you can safely and effectively attract love into your life by following some… more

The Quintessence Of Secret Esoteric Buddhism by Trieu Phuoc

This ‘Quintessence of Secret (Esoteric) Buddhism’ is the combination of the first and second volumes of the previous ‘Essence of Secret Buddhism’, which were published in the United States in the past two years (1983). It is supplemented with new documents about mystic formulas, Yantras, and… more

The Grand Satanic Ritual by Vovim Baghie

This is my version of the Grand Satanic Ritual, This Ritual format can be used in Standard Rituals, Thanksgiving Rituals, As well as the invocation and summoning of the Gods. Always bathe before a ritual of any kind, or before the summoning or the invocation of the Gods. As always the clothes that… more

The Marriage Of Heaven And Hell by William Blake

The Marriage of Heaven and Hell is a book by the English poet and printmaker William Blake, part of a series of texts written in imitation of biblical books of prophecy, but expressing Blake’s own intensely personal Romantic and revolutionary beliefs. Like his other books, it was published as… more

Historic Lecture Golden Dawn by William Wynn Westcott

The Order of the G.D. in the Outer is a Hermetic Society whose members are taught the principles ofOccult Science and the Magic of Hermes. During the early part of the second half of the 19thCentury, several adepti and chiefs of this order in France and England died, and their deaths caused… more

Numbers Their Occult Power And Mystic Virtues by William Wynn Westcott

Pythagoras, one of the greatest philosophers of ancient Europe, was the son of Mnesarchus,an engraver. He was born about the year 580 B.C.,either at Samos, an island in the Aegean Sea, or, as some say, at Sidon in Phoenicia. Very little is known of his early life, beyond the fact that he won… more

The Sepher Yetzirah by William Wynn Westcott

The Sepher Yetzirah is one of the most famous of the ancientQabalistic texts. It was first put into writing around 200 C.E. WestcottTranslation of the Sepher Yetzirah was a primary source for the rituals andKnowledge Lectures of the Golden Dawn. This is the Third Edition ofWestcotts translation,… more

Science Of Breath by Yogi Ramacharaka

This book is intended only for those who feel an earnest attraction towards the higher teachings. To those to whome a glimpse of the Inner Life has beengiven, the Ypgi Philosophy will prove a treasury of the rarest jewels. and each time he studies it he will see new… more

Yogi Philosophy by Yogi Ramacharaka

This book containes 14 lessons in Yogi Philosophiand oriental occultism.It describes the mental principles and the spirital principles, spirital evolution and growth of the soul. The book containes interesting information about human aura, telepathy, human magnetism.It explaines methods, directions… more

The Chaldean Oracles by Zoroaster

THESE Oracles are considered to embody many of the principal features of Chaldan philosophy. They have come down to us through Greek translations and were held in the greatest esteem throughout antiquity, a sentiment which was shared alike by the early Christian Fathers and the later Platonists…. more

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