Download E-books ENOCHIAN INITIATION: A Thelemite's Magical Journey into the Ultimate Transcendence PDF

By Frater W.I.T.

Event a brand new truth via wondrous visions of the Enochian angels Enochian magick, a method of angelic evocation, is without doubt one of the oldest sorts of ceremonial magick within the Western global, and maybe the only strongest magical process in all occultism. It was once built by means of the Elizabethan magician Dr. John Dee who, with the help of his seer, Edward Kelly, channeled an angelic language and alphabet that's remarkably potent in commencing up the brain to currents of intelligence a long way past the human norm. no matter if you're a newbie in your direction of analysis or already a complicated magician, there's something for you in Enochian Initiation. writer Frater W.I.T. stocks his personal reports and deeply own visions, increasing upon and broadening the trail towards figuring out solid by way of John Dee, Aleister Crowley, and different nice magicians who've come sooner than. through bringing this custom into the trendy period, Frater W.I.T. exhibits how human realization may be increased and tested extra heavily than with basic meditation, psychoanalysis, or perhaps mind-altering medications. For these of you who may need hesitated to check Enochian magick since you don't proportion an identical ideals or convictions of the deeply non secular Elizabethans, leisure guaranteed that it's attainable to accomplish an identical wondrous effects inside a impartial non secular context. Frater W.I.T. has built a nonreligious spirituality in his conjurations whereas nonetheless utilizing Hebrew and Enochian divine names. via this e-book, you too will find out how to advance new strategies and concepts to form your personal magical variety and procedure. An start up of either the Masonic and Rosicrucian colleges of poser, Frater W.I.T. has spent greater than two decades learning western occult traditions. the aim of his life's paintings is to enhance new equipment of ceremonial magick and discover new vistas of psychic and non secular strength.

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Download E-books The Illuminati Papers PDF

By Robert Anton Wilson

Is background an enormous conspiracy? A cosmic comic story? observe the reality - probably - within the long-awaited re-creation of Robert Anton Wilson's vintage cult bestseller The Illuminati Papers. Created as a motor vehicle to amuse and enlighten, the tale of the Illuminati has attracted committed readers world-wide, who've present in it an ideal metaphor for our occasions. This version has a brand new creation, disguise and layout.

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Download E-books The Age of Secrecy: Jews, Christians, and the Economy of Secrets, 1400–1800 PDF

The 15th during the eighteenth centuries have been really an Age of Secrecy in Europe, whilst arcane wisdom was once extensively believed to be confident wisdom which prolonged into all parts of way of life. So asserts Daniel Jütte during this engrossing, brilliant, and award-winning paintings. He continues that the common recognition or even reverence for this “economy of secrets and techniques” in premodern Europe created a hugely advanced and infrequently perilous area for mutual touch among Jews and Christians. Surveying the interactions among the 2 non secular teams in a big selection of mystery sciences and practices, the writer relates real tales of colourful “professors of secrets and techniques” and clandestine encounters.  within the procedure Jütte examines how our present suggestion of secrecy is greatly assorted during this period of WikiLeaks, Snowden, etc., in preference to centuries past whilst the truest, most crucial wisdom was once as a rule thought of to be mystery via definition.

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Download E-books Symbol and the Symbolic: Ancient Egypt, Science, and the Evolution of Consciousness PDF

By R. A. Schwaller de Lubicz

Symbolism is the intuitive technique of overcoming the constraints of cause. the following Schwaller explains how precise development in human concept may be made provided that we name upon the "symbolizing" school of intelligence, constructed and subtle within the temple tradition of old Egypt and mirrored in its hieroglyphs.

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Download E-books Lives in Spirit: Precursors and Dilemmas of a Secular Western Mysticism (Suny Series in Transpersonal and Huamnistic Psychology) (SUNY Series in Transpersonal and Humanistic Psychology) PDF

By Harry T. Hunt

Lives in Spirit explores the dynamic conflicts that either energized and distorted the religious improvement of key precursor figures of a modern secular or this-worldly mysticism. With its old roots within the early Gnostics and Plotinus, this generally Western spirituality re-emerges with the secularization and lack of conventional non secular trust of modernity. The lives, works, and direct studies of Nietzsche, Emerson, Thoreau, Jung, Heidegger, Gurdjieff, Crowley, and modern feminist mysticism are thought of when it comes to transpersonal psychology (Almaas), the sociology of mysticism (Weber and Troeltsch), and modern psychoanalysis (Winnicott, Bion, Kohut). non secular or crucial event is obvious as an inherent kind of human intelligence, which whereas almost certainly or even more and more impacted by means of own dynamics and social obstacle, isn't reducible to them."

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Download E-books Johann Arndt: True Christianity (Classics of Western Spirituality) PDF

By Johann Arndt

Albert Schweitzer has referred to as Johann Arndt the "the prophet of inside Protestantism." This nice German Lutheran mystic and follower of Melanchthon aroused Calvinist hostility through his spirituality of Christ within the middle of guy. He used to be deposed as pastor of Bedeborn for refusing to abide through the orders of his Calvinist duke. encouraged through Bernard of Clairvaux, Angela of Foligno, John Tauler and Thomas a Kempis, he later got here to be commemorated by means of the Pietists.

True Christianity is his important mystical paintings and probably the most very important within the Protestant culture. He released the 1st ebook of this paintings, that is offered the following, in 1605. He extra 3 different books at a later date and extra have been appended posthumously. Books to 6 are represented during this quantity by way of chosen excerpts.

Peter Erb, Professor of English and faith and tradition at Wilfred Laurier college, Canada, has translated and brought the textual content. the amount contains a preface via Heiko Oberman, the eminent authority on Lutheran spirituality who's Director of the Institute for Medieval and Reformation historical past on the collage of Tübingen, West Germany.

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Download E-books Women of Spirit: Stories of Courage from the Women Who Lived Them PDF

Thirty-five ladies who succeeded in creating a distinction on the planet relate their reviews during this inspiring assortment. Katherine Martin introduces every one first-person account with heritage info at the author and the hindrances she confronted. Lesser-known heroines comprise Debra Williams, who blew the whistle on scientific malpractice in a midwestern criminal; Sonya Bell, a blind youngster who grew to become an award-winning runner; and Carrie Barefoot Dickerson, who stopped the development of a nuclear strength plant. different tales, instructed of their personal phrases, are approximately SARK, Judith mild, Julia Butterfly Hill, Joan Borysenko, Geraldine Ferraro, Iyanla Vanzant, and others.

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Download E-books Eihei Dogen: Mystical Realist PDF

By Hee-Jin Kim

Eihei Dogen, the founding father of the japanese department of the Soto Zen Buddhist university, is taken into account one of many world's such a lot awesome non secular philosophers. Eihei Dogen: Mystical Realist is a entire advent to the genius of this tremendous philosopher. This thirteenth-century determine has a lot to coach us all and the questions that drove him have regularly been on the center of Buddhist practice.

At the age of 7, in 1207, Dogen misplaced his mom, who at her demise earnestly requested him to develop into a monastic to hunt the reality of Buddhism. we're instructed that during the midst of profound grief, Dogen skilled the impermanence of all issues as he watched the incense smoke ascending at his mother's funeral carrier. This left an indelible impact upon the younger Dogen; later, he might emphasize repeatedly the intimate courting among the will for enlightenment and the notice of impermanence. His lifestyle wouldn't be a sentimental flight from, yet a compassionate knowing of, the insupportable truth of existence.

At age thirteen, Dogen bought ordination at Mt. Hiei. And but, a question arose: "As I research either the exoteric and the esoteric colleges of Buddhism, they preserve that humans are endowed with Dharma-nature by means of start. if so, why did the buddhas of every age - absolutely in ownership of enlightenment - locate it essential to search enlightenment and interact in religious practice?" while it grew to become transparent that not anyone on Mt. Hiei may provide a passable solution to this non secular challenge, he sought in different places, ultimately making the treacherous trip to China. This used to be the real starting of a lifetime of relentless wondering, perform, and educating - an immensely inspiring contribution to the Buddhadharma.

As you may think, a booklet as bold as Eihei Dogen: Mystical Realist should be either academically rigorous and eminently readable to prevail. Professor Hee-Jim Kim's paintings is certainly either.

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Download E-books Evil and the Mystics' God: Towards a Mystical Theodicy PDF

By Michael Stoeber

Theodicies are structures of philosophy that try to rationalize the lifestyles of evil in a God-centred global. they don't more often than not bear in mind the responses to evil by way of mystics, those that declare that fact will be attained through non secular in addition to through highbrow event. Michael Stoeber analyses the contribution that mystical suggestion makes to setting up a competent theodicy. one of the authors whose works he discusses are Dostoevsky, Leibniz, Voltaire, Hume, Kant, Meister Eckhart and Evelyn Underhill.

The challenge of evil is given a good non secular clarification simply by way of arguing that evil is important in enjoyable a few divine telos or objective. however the top non-mystical teleological responses own critical defects, problems that are triumph over in theology that proposes a paranormal telos. This teleology contains proof which justifies theodicy, in addition to a powerful pastoral thrust. in addition, it explains the impulse to evil in human traditional by way of a divine theogonic approach which distances God from evil and bills for evils which don't serve the paranormal telos during the doctrine of soul-making rebirth. Stoeber holds that mystical theodicy presents a coherent and cogent reaction to the matter of evil.

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