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By Nevill Drury
The Western magical traditions are at the moment present process a world resurgence. In Stealing hearth from Heaven, Nevill Drury deals an summary of the trendy occult revival and seeks to provide an explanation for this transforming into curiosity in historical magical trust structures.
Gnosticism and the Hermetica, the medieval Kabbalah, Tarot and Alchemy, and extra lately, Rosicrucianism and Freemasonry, jointly laid the foundation for the fashionable magical revival, which first started to assemble momentum in Europe on the finish of the 19th century. Western magic has on the grounds that turn into more and more eclectic, drawing on such assorted resources as classical Greco-Roman mythology, Celtic cosmology, Kundalini yoga and Tantra, shamanism, chaos conception, and some of the religious traditions linked in lots of diversified cultures with the common Goddess.
Drury strains the increase of assorted different types of magical trust and perform, from the influential airtight Order of the Golden sunrise to the emergence of Wicca and Goddess worship as expressions of latest female spirituality. He additionally explores Chaos Magick and the occult practices of the so-called Left-Hand course, in addition to twenty-first-century magical forays into our on-line world. He believes that the increase of recent Western magic stems primarily from the search for private religious transformation and direct event of the sacred--a quest which the trance occultist and visionary artist Austin Osman Spare as soon as often called "stealing hearth from heaven." thought of during this gentle, Drury argues, sleek Western magic should be considered as a kind of other spirituality within which the practitioners search direct engagement with the mythic realm.
By Claudine Aegerter
This can be a new exploration of the Tarot, which finds the esoteric numerological hyperlinks underlying this historical procedure and connects the educating of the Tarot to the initiatic trip of the Soul. while you are intending to hook up with the mysteries of our lifestyles in the world otherwise you are already a disciple in a few college of religious attainment, it is a e-book with a view to light up your manner.
As we discover past these actual emotional and psychological elements that we name the character, we discover one other strength that's not really easy to outline and which turns out to maneuver us at a deeper point; this is often the Soul. after we are receptive to the Soul’s secret we will be able to begin to connect with the common collective strength of the Spirit.
The assorted levels within the fusion of character and Soul and the unknown, unseen alchemy of transmutation from subject to Spirit are illustrated via the twenty-two playing cards of the foremost Arcana. The symbols are defined and the deeper esoteric that means of every card is explored with the aid of numbers. this offers sensible steps that may be utilized to the standard lives of these who search better attention.
From elevating the lifeless and foretelling the longer term to ownership, curses, Kabbalah, alchemy, and extra, this old travel of the occult deals a charming exploration of sorcery and ceremonial magic. ready by way of a famous French historian, it ventures into nearly the entire classical arts, with 375 fine quality black-and-white illustrations derived from work, illuminated manuscripts, sculpture, and structure, in addition to an enormous physique of literature that incorporates many infrequent and gorgeous manuscripts from inner most collections.
Work via Nostradamus chanced on in 1994 within the Italian nationwide Library give you the key to deciphering his prophecies
• finds the chronology of Nostradamus's quatrains which have been hidden for four hundred years
• exhibits how Nostradamus appropriately anticipated the Nazi Blitzkrieg, the assassination try out on Pope John Paul II, and Boris Yeltsin's upward thrust to power
• comprises prophecies for what the subsequent millennium has in store
In 1994 contributors of the Italian nationwide Library in Rome stumbled on buried of their information an unknown and unpublished manuscript along with eighty mysterious work by way of the famed prophet Michel de Nostradamus (1503-1566). This manuscript, passed all the way down to the prophet's son and later donated through him to Pope city VIII, confirms the hidden chronology of Nostradamus's quatrains stumbled on through the well known Nostradamus pupil Ottavio Cesare Ramotti.
In either the work and accompanying quatrains inside, Nostradamus adequately predicts such key occasions because the Nazi Blitzkrieg, the assassination test on Pope John Paul II, the burning of the oil wells of Kuwait via Iraq, and Boris Yeltsin's upward thrust to strength. realizing the ability that his prophecies contained, and cautious of this strength falling into the inaccurate fingers, Nostradamus scrambled either the that means and the order of his quatrains in order that humanity wouldn't be ready to use them till it had develop into refined adequate to decode them. that point is now. utilizing a software he created, Ramotti has eventually cracked the code and produced a publication that's required examining should you need to know what the subsequent millennium has in shop.
By Christopher Whitby
This was once initially a quantity set that is now certain as one.
Here is gifted an research of the character of the earliest extant files of the meant verbal exchange with angels and spirits of John Dee (1527-1608) with the help of his mediums or 'scryers', Barnabas Saul and Edward Kelly. Volume 2 of this paintings is a transcription of the documents in Dee's hand contained in Sloane MS 3188, which has been transcribed just once prior to, via Elias Ashmole in 1672. Volume 1 is an creation and thorough remark to the textual content that is basically explaining its many obscurities. the writer describes the actual country of the manuscript and its heritage then keeps with a biography of Dee and his scryers and a few history to Renaissance occult philosophy. extra chapters handle the arguments that the manuscript represents a wide awake fraud or a cryptographical workout and describe the paranormal approach and tools advanced in the course of the communications or 'Actions'. The final, interesting bankruptcy examines Dee's causes for believing so strongly within the fact of the activities and means that a relevant cause was once the conviction, no longer held through Dee by myself, new age was once approximately to sunrise upon earth.
Half I explains the maths of horoscope calculation, with transparent, easy-to-follow directions for erecting a correct start chart. you are going to strengthen the talents REQUIRED for Certification as a certified Astrologer.
Part II offers unique instruments to refine interpretive skill (intercepted homes, retrograde planets, etc.). half III information in-depth mental research and delicate issues (pre-natal eclipse, Arabian components, Vertex and more).