By Frederick Hockley
Frederick Hockley (1809-1885), was once an immense - if frequently missed - determine in nineteenth-century occultism. He used to be an energetic "seer" who engaged in scrying, and became interested in ritual magic, alchemy and spiritualism. He was once additionally a Freemason, who in later in lifestyles was once linked to the Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia and different esoteric fraternities. as well as his personal writings, Hockley sought out and copied Grimoires and different magical, alchemical and kabbalistic texts that had lain hidden in inner most collections round England. a lot of Hockley's early manuscripts have been commissioned by way of the bookseller John Denley (who had obtained Ebenezer Sibly's lovely library, the resource of a few of the texts that Francis Barrett utilized in compiling The Magus), when others have been for his personal use. After his dying Hockley's library used to be dispersed, and is it recognized that many Hockley manuscripts made their manner into the arms of participants of the airtight Order of the Golden sunrise. Such used to be the excessive regard within which Hockley was once held, that of the group's founders, W. Wynn Westcott, not just wrote that Hockley's manuscripts have been "highly esteemed," but additionally posthumously claimed him as Adept of the Golden sunrise. "The Rosicrucian Seer" not just unearths a lot approximately Hockley's existence and esoteric actions, but in addition offers worthwhile insights into the occult milieu of 19th century England that gave upward thrust to the Golden sunrise and encouraged its individuals.
By Gustav Meyrink
A spirtual trip to affix the dwelling chain that stretches to infinity
Dogme et Rituel de los angeles Haute Magie (English: Dogma and formality of excessive Magic) is the identify of Eliphas Levi's first released treatise on ritual magic, which seemed in 1855. this can be half I, The Doctrine of Transcendental Magic. Chapters comprise The Kabalah, Necromancy, The Tetragram, The Triangle Of Solomon, The Pillars Of The Temple, Initiation, Astrology, Black Magic, Bewitchments, The Stone Of The Philosophers – Elagabalus and Charms And Philtres.
Be aware of THE NUMBERS THAT form YOUR lifestyles AND keep an eye on YOUR destiny ~ during this attention-grabbing advisor, the traditional learn of numerology turns into absolutely on hand to the trendy reader. In transparent and easy language it tells you ways remarkably effortless and amazingly worthy it really is to:
*Find your personal own existence course number
*Gain perception into your character and powers
*Learn what to appear for in love
*Spot your occasions of chance and challenge
*Pick your fortunate numbers
*Discover in the event that your identify is nice or undesirable for you
and there's a lot, even more during this revealing consultant that unravels the mysteries of the numbers on your lifestyles - and indicates you the way to take advantage of them as a powerful strength for the nice.
By Daniel A. Schulke
The significant main issue of the paintings is the Arcana of the Witch's Eye and its mutual interplay with Sentient Luminosity. Treating the dual mysteria of Ocular Malediction (the so-called Evil Eye), and Seership or 'The Sight', the ebook proceeds past this duality unto the world of Telaesthesis --the exact perceptual modalities of the Witches' Sabbath, grand abberator of the sensorial box. Explored intimately is the mystical relation among Hand and Eye, the physique of Void, and the vivification of the paranormal photograph. As a magico-poetic cartography of the illuminant metaphysic found in the folkloric strata of conventional witchcraft, the sunshine Heretical serves as either homage and grimoire to its Luciferan arcana.
Dictionary of Witchcraft is a must have source for someone attracted to witchcraft, pagan religions, and the occult. This ancient dictionary was once the 1st reference paintings to noticeably rfile superstitions, manifestations, magic, and superstitions. The author’s curiosity was once to assemble an enormous quantity of subject that might curiosity, entertain and tutor others. This dictionary was once consulted by way of a number of the maximum Romantic writers, significantly through Hugo. Collin de Plancy the culture of many prior demonologists of cataloguing demons via identify and identify of the Aristocracy, because it occurred with grimoires like Pseudomonarchia Daemonum and The Lesser Key of Solomon between others. it really is thought of a big paintings documenting beings, characters, books, deeds, and reasons which pertain to the manifestations and magic of trafficking with Hell; divinations, occult sciences, grimoires, marvels, blunders, prejudices, traditions, folktales, a number of the superstitions, and usually all demeanour of terrific, outstanding, mysterious, and supernatural ideals. This variation was once translated and brought through occultist Wade Baskin. Collin de Plancy (1794–1881) was once a French occultist, demonologist, writer, and translator. His best-known paintings, Dictionary of Witchcraft (Dictionnaire Infernal), was once released in 1818 yet didn’t obtain vast acclaim till 1863 whilst a suite of sixty nine illustrations by way of Louis Breton have been extra. Later in existence, de Plancy switched over to Catholicism and targeted his reviews on Catholic histories and mysticisms.
By Lon Milo DuQuette
Take a desirable trip into the lifetime of probably the most revered, sought-after, and well known magicians alive this day: Lon Milo DuQuette. during this follow-up to his well known autobiography, My existence with the Spirits, DuQuette tells how a pal used to be cursed by means of a well known international filmmaker and the way they got rid of that curse with a bit aid from Shakespeare. He explains how, as a six-year-old, he used the legislation of allure to get a date with Linda Kaufman, the main appealing lady in first-grade. DuQuette additionally unearths the bits and bobs of operating with demons and offers a compelling account of acting an exorcism at a personal Catholic highschool.
As pleasing as they're informative, the real tales during this memoir comprise real magical idea and valuable technical information.
By Manly P. Hall
Translates the Freemasonry of the traditional Egyptians as set forth within the teachings of the kingdom Mysteries. one of the topics mentioned are Egyptian magic, the Osirian cycle, the key doctrine of Egypt, and the initiation of Plato. The appendix is The Crata Repoa, a recovery of the traditional Egyptian mysteries, describing the initiation ceremonies which came about within the outdated Egyptian temples. This has been translated into English by means of Dr. John Yarker from the French version of 1778. Illustrated.
By Eleanor L. Harris
During this functional guide, Eleanor Harris takes you step by step via historic Egyptian religions, magical philosophy, thoughts of divination, and magical formulae millions of years previous. No earlier event with the topic is necessary--Harris explains the "hows" and "whys" of magical instruments, amulets, phrases of energy, divination rite, and spells. complicated practitioners will locate specifically necessary guideline on genuine Egyptian magical script as present in the traditional papyri similar to The Leyden Papyrus, The Papyrus Ani (the Egyptian ebook of the Dead), and different vital works. This one booklet frees you from the tedium of getting to know the traditional magical papyri and different historic literature--Harris has performed the entire footwork. every little thing you must begin working towards those historical options is the following on your palms!
By Gustav Meyrink, Hugo Steiner-Prag, Madge Pemberton
Most renowned supernatural novel in glossy eu literature, set in Ghetto of previous Prague round 1890. A compelling tale of mystical stories, unusual adjustments, profound terror. thirteen black-and-white illustrations.
"A fantastically atmospheric tale set within the outdated Prague ghetto that includes The Golem, a type of rabbinical Frankenstein's monster, which manifests iitself each 33 years in a room and not using a door. Stranger nonetheless, it kind of feels to have an analogous face because the narrator. Made right into a movie in 1920, this outstanding booklet combines uncanny psychology of doppelganger tales with expressionism and greater than a bit melodrama... Meyrink's outdated Prague - like Dicken's London - is likely one of the nice creations of urban writing, an eerie, claustrophobic and fantastical underworld the place whatever can happen." -- Phil Baker within the Sunday Times
About the writer
Gustav Meyrink (1868-1932) chanced on all over the world severe and advertisement acclaim together with his first novel The Golem (1915), which ahead of the Dedalus Meyrink programme has been the single paintings on hand in English. It verified his acceptance because the grasp of the occult and the grotesque.(He used to be the German translator of Dickens). His popularity declined in his final years yet his paintings is now being reassessed in Germany & Austria, and he's now regarded as essentially the most very important German language novelists of the 20 th century. He has been defined because the "most revered German language author within the box of supernatural fiction".