By Frater W.I.T.
Adventure a brand new fact via wondrous visions of the Enochian angels Enochian magick, a method of angelic evocation, is among the oldest types of ceremonial magick within the Western international, and maybe the only strongest magical procedure in all occultism. It was once built by way 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 beginning up the brain to currents of intelligence a long way past the human norm. even if you're a newbie in your direction of analysis or already a sophisticated magician, there's something for you in Enochian Initiation. writer Frater W.I.T. stocks his personal stories and deeply own visions, increasing upon and broadening the trail towards realizing cast by way of John Dee, Aleister Crowley, and different nice magicians who've come ahead of. via bringing this custom into the trendy period, Frater W.I.T. exhibits how human awareness will be multiplied and tested extra heavily than with basic meditation, psychoanalysis, or maybe mind-altering medications. For these of you who may have hesitated to check Enochian magick since you don't percentage an analogous ideals or convictions of the deeply spiritual Elizabethans, leisure guaranteed that it really is attainable to accomplish an analogous 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 enhance new options and ideas to form your individual magical variety and approach. An start up of either the Masonic and Rosicrucian faculties 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 strengthen new equipment of ceremonial magick and discover new vistas of psychic and religious strength.
By Gregg Braden
“There are appealing and wild forces inside of us.” With those phrases the mystic, St. Francis, defined what old traditions believed was once the main strong strength within the universe—the strength of prayer. For greater than two decades, Gregg Braden, the best-selling writer of The God Code, has sought for proof of a forgotten kind of prayer that was once misplaced to the West following the Biblical edits of the early Christian Church. within the Nineties, he chanced on and documented this kind of prayer nonetheless getting used within the distant monasteries of vital Tibet. He additionally stumbled on it practiced in sacred rites through the excessive deserts of the yankee Southwest. In secrets and techniques of the misplaced Mode of Prayer, Braden starts off through describing this historical kind of prayer that has no phrases, or outward expressions. Then for the 1st time in print, he leads us on a trip exploring what our so much intimate studies let us know approximately our inner most ideals. via case histories and his own sharing, Braden explores the knowledge of those undying secrets and techniques, and the facility that awaits each one people, simply past our inner most harm!
By Joanne Maguire Robinson
This primary book-length examine of Marguerite Porete’s vital mystical textual content, The reflect of straightforward Souls, examines Porete’s esoteric and positive doctrine of annihilation--the entire transformative union of the soul into God--in its philosophical and ancient contexts. Porete used to be burned on the stake as a relapsed heretic in 1310. Her theological treatise survived the flames, however it circulated anonymously or lower than male pseudonyms till 1946, and her message endures as testomony to a particular kind of medieval spirituality. Robinson starts via concentrating on conventional speculations in regards to the beginning, nature, boundaries, and future of humankind. She then examines Porete’s paintings in its extra speedy historic and literary contexts, targeting the ways that Porete conceptualizes and expresses her radical doctrine of annihilation via modern metaphors of lineage and the Aristocracy.
By Marc E. Fitch
This thought-provoking examine of paranormal phenomena lines the influence of supernatural ideals on pop culture and, conversely, examines the impression of latest verbal exchange applied sciences on study being carried out within the field.
Did you recognize that curiosity in flying saucers study elevated in the course of the Sixties end result of the Kennedy assassination? Or that the United States skilled a Satanic Panic within the Eighties that culminated with the longest, costliest courtroom trial in American historical past? This publication experiences the heritage, economic climate, and group of paranormal study during this nation, and considers the deeper which means in the back of the philosophies and theories surrounding the industry.
Paranormal state: Why the US wishes Ghosts, UFOs, and Bigfoot explores the occasions that experience outlined paranormal trust structures this present day. From the start of spiritual doctrine, to ecu witch hunts, to the expanding acclaim for the supernatural in American tv programming, the writer examines the earlier and current stipulations that experience fueled curiosity within the unexplained and considers what this development potential for modern day America.
• Analyzes the magical connections in know-how, faith, historical past, folklore, and mythology
• positive factors interviews with paranormal researchers, theologians, and reverends
• finds the history tales of The Exorcist, Ghost Hunters, and MonsterQuest
• strains the heritage of the magical from old Europe to present-day the US
By Paul Marshall
A few reviews of the flora and fauna convey a feeling of harmony, wisdom, self-transcendence, eternity, mild, and love. this is often the 1st designated learn of those fascinating phenomena. Paul Marshall explores the situations, features, and after-effects of this significant yet fairly overlooked form of mystical event, and opinions causes that variety from the non secular and metaphysical to the psychoanalytic, contextual, and neuropsychological. The theorists mentioned contain R. M. Bucke, Edward wood worker, W. R. Inge, Evelyn Underhill, Rudolf Otto, Sigmund Freud, Aldous Huxley, R. C. Zaehner, W. T. Stace, Steven Katz, and Robert Forman, in addition to modern neuroscientists. The ebook makes an important contribution to present debates in regards to the nature of mystical event.
By James A. Eshelman
“Previously, so complete a consultant ebook has no longer been with no trouble available.” Initiation is a fact. Humanity has a possible to develop some distance past its local country of realization and potential. This progress is a religious progress. Its culmination tell and empower each part of human, mortal expression, whereas disclosing to every folks our personal inherently immortal natures. in this non secular progress, greater than the other factor, the longer term welfare and development of humanity relies. For millions of years, Adepts have identified the right way to unencumber or wake up this development – easy methods to mature it and unharness genius at will. starting in 1906, such Adepts, Aleister Crowley and George Cecil Jones, prepared and made public the paranormal and magical disciplines via which any prompted individual can accomplish that religious adulthood and have direct event of recognition, liberation, union with God, or cosmic attention. They referred to as their approach A .'. A .'. Its equipment are these of empirical technological know-how; its goals, these of dedicated faith. This ebook explores, step by step, the magical and magical approach of the A .'. A .'. for lots of within the West, it's a unusual idea that spirituality will be drilled within the related manner muscle is reinforced. but, an ear informed to hear song detects wondrous subtleties that the untrained ear misses. an analogous is right of the palate knowledgeable to differentiate high quality nutrition and wine, or the attention educated to discriminate nuance in any of one thousand parts. an identical is correct of non secular adventure. The phases of its unfolding are unique: the invention of one’s precise Will (or who one is within the Universe), and the sensible technique of expressing this on the planet; the wisdom and dialog of the Holy parent Angel (or wakeful union with the Divine); and the ongoing boost towards and during that huge gulf, or Abyss, which lies among humanity and Divinity. the writer, in additional than twenty years of expertise of the magical and magical procedure of the A .'. A .'., has derived huge, immense worth from it. This e-book is the clearest, so much entire presentation of the procedure ever written. “Never earlier than have the internal pathways of this trip been so finely mapped, nor the way in which so essentially marked. To you, expensive childrens of the gentle, will we carry freely what has been given to us. might the best way be opened for all who might stroll it, proudly, joyously, serenely – with energy, knowledge, love, and the sunshine which informs them with Beauty.” – from bankruptcy eleven of the paranormal and Magical method of the A .'. A .'.
By Jonathan Bricklin
Discusses how William James’s paintings indicates a global with out will, self, or time and the way learn helps this perspective.
William James is frequently thought of a scientist compromised by way of his advocacy of mysticism and parapsychology. Jonathan Bricklin argues James is usually seen as a mystic compromised by means of his dedication to logic. James desired to think in will, self, and time, yet his private insights steered another way. “Is realization already there ready to be exposed and is it a veridical revelation of reality?” James requested presently sooner than his demise in 1910. A century after his loss of life, learn from neuroscience, physics, psychology, and parapsychology is making the case, either theoretically and experimentally, that solutions James’s query within the affirmative. by way of setting apart what James passionately desired to think, according to logic, from what his insights and researches led him to think, Bricklin exhibits how James himself laid the foundation for this more difficult view of life. The non-reality of will, self, and time is in keeping with James’s psychology of volition, his epistemology of self, and his trust that Newtonian, aim, even-flowing time doesn't exist.
“We are taken step-by-step in a beautiful travel of many robust but nonetheless disputed rules that have been fervently argued a century in the past. Congratulations to Jonathan for a ebook that each psychologist may still learn even if uncertain of present paradigms or trying to find new ones yet generally, for an enriching adventure that brings those age-old controversies into relation with findings in smooth physics and psychology.” — Jason W. Brown, MD, heart for Cognition and Communication
“Despite all of the curiosity in James the coed and James the guy, there continues to be a scarcity of hugely readable books that deliver the most colourful facets of James’ personal notion, with his a little bit mercurial own personality, to the trendy reader. Bricklin’s e-book does extraordinary carrier during this vein, amassing many facets of James’ concept round the normal subject of loose will, a question that James struggled along with his complete existence, and which penetrated many dimensions of his thought.” — Allan Combs
Jonathan Bricklin is a application Director on the long island Open heart and the editor of Sciousness.