Uriel's Machine: Reconstructing the Disaster Behind Human History

By Christopher Knight, Robert Lomas

* what's the commonplace view of historical past is totally unsuitable? * What if technological know-how and writing constructed from a complicated prehistoric civilisation within the British Isles? * what's written facts within the useless Sea Scrolls files megalithic background and gives the plans for a laptop which could rebuild civilisation following a world disaster? * And what if Jesus and his brother James have been practitioners of megalithic astronomy? In URIEL'S desktop Knight & Lomas provide robust new facts that our planet was once hit through seven mountain-sized lumps of comet, making a sequence of huge waves that ripped around the globe. placing jointly the newest findings of best geologists with their very own sensational new archaeological discoveries, they express how a civilisation emerged and was once in a position to construct a world community of subtle astronomical observatories which supplied actual calendars, might degree the diameter of the planet and appropriately expect comet influence years prematurely. The revelation that this can be the real objective of the nice megalithic websites in Western Europe, outfitted lengthy prior to the Egyptian pyramids.

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What You Should Know About The Golden Dawn

By Israel Regardie

During this publication, Israel Regardie lifts the cloak of poser which has shrouded the airtight Order of the Golden sunrise, the Rosicrucian Fraternity and the Masonic resort. From his shut own institutions, Regardie finds the real nature and activities of such major Occult gurus as Aleister Crowley, Dion Fortune, S. L. MacGregor Mathers, Dr. W. W. Wescott, and others.

This new version of the e-book comprises fabric through stylish and Tabatha Cicero of the airtight Order of the Golden sunrise, and Regardie's 1934 Stella Matutina Enochian exam from his own archives.

"As a author, Regardie has lengthy been hailed as essentially the most coherent proponents of Western magic. His paintings is refreshingly humble and sincere: he's capable of show tough, summary suggestions with readability and openness to inquiry. by no means one to speak right down to readers, he focuses as a substitute at the sufferer instructing of esoteric wisdom: his hot type coaxes readers towards extra research. He invitations the reader to hitch him within the trip at the course of sunshine. And it was once via Regardie s writings that we all started our personal Rosicrucian adventure." — stylish and Tabatha Cicero

"Regardie's mercy and severity have supplied me with eternal love and guidance." — Christopher S. Hyatt, Ph.D., writer of Undoing Yourself

"Regardie is the final consultant of the good occult culture of the overdue nineteenth century." — Colin Wilson, writer of The Outsider

"Without Regardie, the Golden sunrise might have perished within the flames of history." — David Cherubim, Israel Regardie Foundation

Israel Regardie (1907-1985) was once an Adept of the Golden sunrise. At an early age, Regardie labored as Aleister Crowley's own secretary. Regardie was once the messenger to the trendy international charged with keeping the lessons of Aleister Crowley and the Golden sunrise. he is taking his position between such luminaries as Madame Blavatsky, S. L. MacGregor Mathers, Aleister Crowley, and Dion Fortune. Even in such unique corporation, Regardie stands proud as a determine of important significance. as well as his wide writings, Regardie practiced as a Chiropractor and as a Therapist. He taught psychiatry on the l. a. university of Chiropractic and contributed articles to many psychology magazines. His paintings contains: the whole Golden sunrise approach of Magic; the attention within the Triangle: An Interpretation of Aleister Crowley; therapeutic power, Prayer and leisure; and The Golden sunrise Audio sequence.

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Panparadox: Pan Towards Chaos

By Vexior

Anti-cosmic, Chaos-gnostic and Satanic philosophy and mysticism round the misrepresented contemptuous god and black magical Chaos-philosophy. contains Satanic illustrations and rituals.

Pan, the untamed beast in demon-shape, which strolls stressed round our woods and mountains, or relatively, coils, levitating via our filthy cosmic galaxies, as a burning dragon, guffawing relentlessly on the production of cosmos.

Pan is the person who ignites the torch of Lucifer, which brings forth the black flame. Pan is the one that creeps up at the back of, sprinkling fuel on ones again and films gleaming fits at you. no longer simply because for the truth that he hates you, yet simply to get your recognition to get you to get up and for as soon as, take your lifestyles or subsistence heavily. when you've got succeeded with that, then your paintings as a magician can commence a magician who imposes masterwork in black Chaos magic. For this can be what black Chaos magic primarily is all approximately, to feed ones internal, strengthen and to transcendent into Chaos. even if Chaos exists in ones brain, or past cosmos is beside the point at this second, what's vital is ones knowledge as a Chaotic person, a human in black magical possession.

Some of the contents: A historic & mythological narration on Pan, Pan in the direction of Chaos, Paradoxical Panic essence, PanAgoceros, Loki, Lucifer, Panic entities, Grimalkin, Baphomet, Præmeditatio ritus panos, Correspondences of Pan, Ritus Panos, Panic ritual quarter & instruments, Pan panis, Pan ritual.

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Magick

By Aleister Crowley

In accordance with guideline from Liber ABA, publication four, broadly thought of to be the magnum opus of 20th-century occultist Aleister Crowley. MAGICK. it's the leader mystery of the Ancients, and if the keys have by no means been truly misplaced, they've got definitely been little used. The holders of these keys have constantly stored very quiet approximately it. This has been specifically worthy in Europe, end result of the dominance of persecuting church buildings. back, the confusion of suggestion attributable to the lack of knowledge of the folks who didn't know it has discredited the entire topic. it's now our job to re-establish this technological know-how in its perfection. for that reason is the purpose of this booklet.

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Locations of Knowledge in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

By Kocku von Stuckrad

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Synopsis:
One attribute of ecu heritage of faith is a two-fold pluralism—a pluralism of non secular identities at the one hand, and a pluralism of varied societal structures that have interaction with spiritual structures at the different. Addressing discourses of excellent wisdom in Western tradition among 1200 and 1800, this publication integrates the learn of Western esotericism in a bigger analytical framework of ecu heritage of faith. seen from a structuralist viewpoint, ‘esoteric discourse’ presents an analytical framework that is helping to bare genealogies of contemporary identities in a pluralistic pageant of data. Experiential philosophy, kabbalah, astrology, Hermeticism, philology, and early sleek technological know-how are associated with wisdom claims that formed the way Western tradition outlined itself.

Contents:
Preface

Part One
Esoteric Discourse and the ecu heritage of Religion

Introduction

Chapter One Europe and the Christendom Narrative: From Singularization to Pluralism
The Secularization idea Revisited
Christian Occident?
The Two-Fold Pluralism

Chapter The Polemical building of Tradition
The development of Prisca Theologia
Genealogies of Wisdom
Jewish Perspectives
Beyond Tradition

Chapter 3 Conceptualizing the learn of Esoteric Discourse
Approaches to Esotericism
Secrecy as Social Capital
Discourses of excellent Knowledge

Part
Shared Passions

Introduction

Chapter 4 The secrets and techniques of expertise: knowledge past Demonstration
Neoplatonism and Theurgy in overdue Antiquity
Experiential wisdom in Suhrawardī’s Illuminationist Philosophy

Chapter 5 The secrets and techniques of Texts: Esoteric Hermeneutics
The clarity of the Cosmos: Europe’s Obsession with Words
The cloth of the Divine in Early Kabbalah
Linguistic Ontologies in Christian Kabbalah
Humanistic Philology: common Languages and the search for the Ursprache

Chapter Six The secrets and techniques of Time: Astrology and Sacred History
Critical reaction to old Traditions: Medieval Arabic Astrology
Sharing Muslim wisdom: Christian Astrology

Part 3
Interferences

Introduction

Chapter Seven clinical Encounters
“Occult Sciences”: The Science-Religion Divide Revisited
John Dee: A pupil long gone Mad?
Natural Philosophy in an Apocalyptic Age

Chapter 8 visible Seductions
The challenge of ‘Renaissance Paganism’
Image Acts and visible Culture
The Presence of pictures as visible Practice

Chapter 9 Political Consideration
Johann Heinrich Alsted: Hermeticism and common Reform
Perfect wisdom within the “Circle of Learning”: Alsted’s Encyclopaedia

Chapter Ten end: destinations of Knowledge
Writing Histories, Narrating Pasts
Esoteric Discourse and Western Identities

Bibliography
Index

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Pomba Gira: Pomba Gira and the Quimbanda of Mbumba Nzila

Fresh e-book. an important research at the cult of Pomba Gira, this is often the main complete paintings within the English language at the Devil's mistress, whose Brazilian cult has bewitched such a lot of. it's a e-book that these looking congress with the present of robust woman magical sexuality have lengthy wanted. A beguiling spirit, Pomba Gira offers solace to the damaged hearted, vengeance for the wronged, and a fierce direction for people that might take her as muse. In Pomba Gira Frisvold offers particular workings, baths and waters, her songs and chants. Her plant allies one of the nightshades are defined in a whole herbarium. The sights and risks for either women and men who make cult to her are provided, as are her many faces. Pomba Gira has origins within the witchcraft of Portugal, the Basque kingdom in addition to Congo and the local impacts of Brazil. The witchcraft fusion makes her cult relatively available to Westerners whose personal traditions proportion a lot floor with Quimbanda. Frisvold conscientiously unravels the skeins, revealing her beginning in old figures comparable to Maria Padilha, yet extra deeply nonetheless via archetype and fantasy to the very essence of her epidermis laying off nature. He reveals the starting place of her identify in Congo, the cult of divine ownership among the slave camps of Brazil, and brings us via to her extra smooth manifestations and his own paintings with the Queen of the Fig Tree in Hell. As an start up and devotee, he supplies an insider's view with an analogous recognize and event he demonstrates in Palo Mayombe: The backyard of Blood and Bones. We stroll during the Queendoms of Lyre, Cemetery, Sepulchres, Streets, Crossroads, wasteland, Soul, Oceanshore and Calunga. The workings of twenty 4 varied Pomba Giras are given, from Cigana the gypsy to the break up cranium face of Rosa Caveira. during the razor blades in honey, the cigarette smoke and the candy anisette spilt within the graveyard, Pomba Gira takes seductive form.

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The Other (New York Review Books Classics)

By Thomas Tryon

Holland and Niles Perry are exact thirteen-year-old twins. they're shut, shut adequate, nearly, to learn each one other’s techniques, yet they couldn’t be extra diversified. Holland is daring and mischievous, a nasty effect, whereas Niles is style and desirous to please, one of these boy who makes mom and dad proud. The Perrys dwell within the bucolic New England city their family members settled centuries in the past, and because it occurs, the prolonged extended family has accrued at its ancestral farm this summer season to mourn the loss of life of the twins’ father in a such a lot unlucky twist of fate. Mrs. Perry nonetheless hasn’t recovered from the surprise of her husband’s grotesque finish and remains sequestered in her room, leaving her sons to roam unfastened. because the summer time is going on, notwithstanding, and Holland’s pranks turn into more and more sinister, Niles unearths he can now not make excuses for his brother’s activities.

Thomas Tryon’s best-selling novel a couple of homegrown monster is an eerie exam of the darkness that dwells inside of everybody. it's a landmark of mental horror that may be a invaluable descendent of the books of James Hogg, Robert Louis Stevenson, Shirley Jackson, and Patricia Highsmith.

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Strange Angel: The Otherworldly Life of Rocket Scientist John Whiteside Parsons

By George Pendle

Brilliant Rocket Scientist Killed in Explosion screamed the front-page headline of the la instances on June 18, 1952. John Parsons, a maverick rocketeer whose paintings had helped remodel the rocket from a derided sci-fi plotline right into a fact, was once at the beginning mourned as a tragically younger sufferer of mishandled chemical compounds. yet as newshounds dug deeper a surprising tale emerged-Parsons were acting occult rites and summoning spirits as a follower of Aleister Crowley-and he was once swiftly written off as a humiliation to technological know-how.

George Pendle tells Parsons's remarkable existence tale for the 1st time. Fueled from adolescence via goals of house flight, Parsons used to be a very important innovator in the course of rocketry's start. yet his visionary mind's eye additionally led him into the occult group thriving in Nineteen Thirties la, and whilst fantasy's pull turned enhanced than fact, he misplaced either his paintings and his spouse. Parsons used to be simply rising from his own underworld whilst he died at age thirty-seven. In unusual Angel, Pendle recovers a desirable existence and explores the unruly outcomes of genius.

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A Magic Still Dwells: Comparative Religion in the Postmodern Age

The first thorough evaluation of the sphere of comparative faith in 40 years, this groundbreaking quantity surmounts the probably intractable department among postmodern students who reject the comparative exercise and people who verify it. The participants exhibit broader imaginative and prescient of faith, related to assorted scales of comparability for various reasons, is either justifiable and necessary.

A Magic nonetheless Dwells brings jointly prime historians of religions from quite a lot of backgrounds and vantage issues, and attracts from traditions as different as Indo-European mythology, historical Greek faith, Judaism, Buddhism, Ndembu ritual, and the spectrum of religions practiced in the USA. The participants take heavily the postmodern critique, clarify its influence on their paintings, uphold or reject numerous premises, and in different circumstances reveal new comparative techniques. jointly, the essays signify a cutting-edge evaluation of present concerns within the comparative examine of religion.

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Satan Burger (15th Anniversary Edition)

By Carlton Mellick III

"Carlton Mellick III is as cool as bizarre gets." --JOHN SKIPP

When devil Burger was once first being handed round between teenage punks and enthusiasts of peculiar paintings and movie, there has been not anything else love it. A publication of rebellious spirit that simplistically captured the postmodern malaise of a tradition captivated with consumerism. It fast received an underground following, used to be transcribed via lovers and bootlegged on-line, used to be translated into Russian and made its manner worldwide attracting the eye of readers tired of general mainstream fare. Combining a satirical wit and elegance on par with mythical humorists reminiscent of Kurt Vonnegut and Russell Edson with the loopy punk ethos of cult movie administrators corresponding to Terry Gilliam, David Lynch, and Takashi Miike, this was once a booklet overflowing with such a lot of new principles and absurd philosophies that it not just introduced the profession of underground writer Carlton Mellick III, yet encouraged a whole literary circulation.

For the 15th anniversary of the discharge of this Bizarro Fiction vintage, Eraserhead Press is overjoyed to offer this designated hardcover version, that includes an advent via splatterpunk legend John Skipp, illustrations by way of Ryan Ward, and a brand new preface by means of the writer.

devil Burger explores a brand new type of apocalypse. no longer an apocalypse because of illness or nuclear struggle, yet an apocalypse of boredom. a scourge of monotony has unfold around the geographical region, sucking all ardour and thought out of every body over the age of twenty-five, leaving basically the disenfranchised adolescence to fend for themselves in an international crumbling round them. that includes a narrator who sees his physique from a third-person viewpoint, a guy whose flesh is useless yet his physique components are alive and working amok, an obese messiah, the non-public lifetime of the awful Reaper, a race of ladies who feed on male orgasms, and a motley staff of squatter punks that workforce up with the satan to discover their position in an international that does not wish them anymore.

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