Dæmonomania (Ægypt, Book 3)

By John Crowley

In the realm of Dæmonomania—volume 3 of John Crowley's gorgeous Ægypt cycle—the issues of lifestyle are commencing to transmute into the intense and to bare the forces, darkish and light-weight, that actually govern their lives.

So it truly is for Pierce Moffett, would-be historian and writer, who has moved from big apple to the far flung Hills, the place he turns out to discover—or rediscover—a direction into magic, prior and current. And so it really is for Rosie Rasmussen, a unmarried mom grappling together with her mysterious uncle's legacy and her younger daughter Samantha's inexplicable seizures. For Pierce's lover Rose Ryder, one other direction unfolds: she's drawn right into a cult that can provide to exorcise her demons. it's the darkish of the yr, among Halloween and the wintry weather solstice, and the gateway is open among the worlds of the residing and the lifeless. an exceptional cycle of time is finishing, and Pierce and Rosie, Samantha and Rose Ryder needs to take aspects in an age-old warfare that's drawing close the ultimate battle... Or is it?

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Learning Ritual Magic: Fundamental Theory and Practice for the Solitary Apprentice

By John Michael Greer

Learning Ritual Magic is a coaching guide for somebody thinking about bettering their magic in keeping with the western secret traditions, together with tarot, ritual magic, Qabalah, and astrology. "What you get out of [magic] should be measured accurately by means of what you're prepared to place into it- and time is the fundamental component in profitable magical training," the authors write. And simply as nobody expects to run a marathon or play a Bach violin concerto with out adequate education, so practitioners of the mystical arts won't anticipate to paintings advanced, robust magical rituals and not using a sturdy grounding within the ideas of airtight excessive magic. through spending no less than a part hour an afternoon training the teachings present in Learning Ritual Magic, the solitary apprentice attains the right kind basis and adventure for operating ritual magic.

Learning Ritual Magic offers classes on meditation and a suite of routines designed to boost simple abilities in mind's eye, will, reminiscence, and self-knowledge, all of that are absolute basics to magical attainment. whereas the authors speak about the necessities of magical thought, they specialize in day-by-day, easy views instead of launching into information of complex practice.

Designed for the solitary practitioner, Learning Ritual Magic concludes with a rite of self-initiation.

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Hermetic Magic: The Postmodern Magical Papyrus of Abaris

By Stephen E. Flowers

Edited and brought by means of Stephen Edred plant life, Ph.D. This publication opens the gate to using the genuine airtight formulation hid within the magical papyri of Egypt. scholars can use this knowledge as a foundation for constructing and enacting their very own magical structures. equipped in 4 components - historical past, idea, perform, and Operation (in the shape of the Magical Papyrus of Abaris). Illustrated. word list. Index.

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Stranger (The Blades of the Rose)

By Zoë Archer

Gemma Murphy has a nostril for a narrative - whether the lads in Chicago's newsrooms might relatively concentrate on her chest. So while she runs right into a good-looking guy of poser discussing easy methods to store the realm from fancy-pants Brit conspirators, she's sensing a scoop. specially whilst he mentions there's magic concerned. after all, getting him at the list will be more straightforward if he hadn't stuck her eavesdropping...Catullus Graves is familiar with what it's prefer to be close out: his ancestors have been slaves. And he's a genius inventor with safely eccentric conduct, so even those that love him locate him a bit ordinary. yet after assembly a undeniable redheaded scribbler, he's deliberating different different types of technology. Inconvenient, on condition that he must specialize in fighting the tip of the realm as we all know it. yet with Gemma's insatiable interest sparking Catullus' creative impulses, they could trigger whatever explosive anyway...

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Lords of the Left-Hand Path: Forbidden Practices and Spiritual Heresies

Examines the left-hand direction and divulges the masters of the culture

• Explores the practices and ideology of many left-hand direction teams, together with the Cult of Set, the Hell-Fire membership, and heretical Sufi, Zoroastrian, Christian, and Muslim sects

• Investigates many notorious occult personalities, together with Helena Blavatsky, Aleister Crowley, the Marquis de Sade, and Anton LaVey

• Explains the real distinction among the right-hand course and the left-hand path--union with and dependence on God as opposed to person freedom and self-empowerment

From black magic and Satanism to Gnostic sects and Gurdjieff’s Fourth approach, the left-hand direction has been associated with many practices, cults, and members around the a while. Stephen vegetation, Ph.D., examines the tools, teachings, and old function of the left-hand course, from its origins in Indian tantric philosophy to its underlying effect in present global affairs, and divulges which philosophers, magicians, and occult figures all through background can actually be referred to as “Lords of the Left-Hand Path.”

Flowers explains that whereas the right-hand course seeks union with and hence dependence on God, the left-hand direction seeks a “higher legislations” in response to wisdom and gear. it's the method of self-empowerment and precise freedom. starting with old Hindu and Buddhist sects and relocating Westward, he examines many alleged left-hand direction teams, together with the Cult of Set, the Yezidi satan Worshippers, the Assassins, the Neoplatonists, the Hell-Fire membership, the Bolsheviks, the occult Nazis, and a number of other heretical Sufi, Zoroastrian, Christian, and Muslim sects. Following a delicately crafted definition of a real adherent of the left-hand direction in line with major principles--self-deification and problem to the conventions of “good” and “evil”--the writer analyzes many well-known and notorious personalities, together with H. P. Blavatsky, Faust, the Marquis de Sade, Austin Osman Spare, Aleister Crowley, Gerald Gardner, Anton LaVey, and Michael Aquino, and divulges which occult masters have been Lords of the Left-Hand direction.

Flowers indicates that the left-hand direction isn't really inherently evil yet a part of our history and our deep-seated wish to be loose, self reliant, and in command of our destinies.

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The Five

Subterranean Press is proud to offer Robert McCammon's first modern novel in approximately twenty years, a story of the search and not likely survival, of the existence and soul, set opposed to a supernatural backbeat. Robert McCammon, writer of the preferred Matthew Corbett ancient thrillers (Speaks the Nightbird, Mister Slaughter), now provides us whatever new and fully unforeseen: The 5, a modern novel as shiny, well timed, and compelling as whatever he has written to date.

The 5 tells the tale of an eponymous rock band suffering to outlive at the margins of the song enterprise. As they go through the yank Southwest on what could be their ultimate travel jointly, the band contributors come to the eye of a broken Iraq conflict veteran, and their lives are replaced forever.

The narrative that follows is a riveting account of violence, terror, and pursuit set opposed to a reputable, immensely particular rock and roll backdrop. it's also a relocating meditation on loyalty and friendship, at the nature and value of households these we're born into and people we create for ourselves and at the redemptive energy of the inventive spirit. Written with wit, attractiveness, and passionate conviction, The 5 lays declare to new imaginitive territory, and reaffirms McCammon's place as one of many most interesting, such a lot unpredictable storytellers of our time.

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The Matrikabheda Tantra

By Mike Magee

The Matrikabheda Tantra is a quick Kaula textual content which, besides the fact that, comprises a few attention-grabbing threads alluded to in just a couple of different tantras. for instance, there are
clear references to alchemy, so linking this paintings to Indian texts of the Raseshvaras - Lords of the Rasa or the quintessence. It additionally sincerely units out tools of meditation at the goddess as Kundalini on the root of the backbone, alludes to sexual concepts of the Kaulas, to the pre-eminence of the guru, to Chandi, and descriptions the significance of creating temples, developing tanks and the cohesion of the various varieties of Shakti.

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The Hammer of Witches: A Complete Translation of the Malleus Maleficarum

By Christopher S. Mackay

The Malleus Maleficarum, first released in 1486-7, is the traditional medieval textual content on witchcraft and it remained in print in the course of the early glossy interval. Its descriptions of the evil acts of witches and the how one can exterminate them proceed to give a contribution to our wisdom of early smooth legislations, faith and society. Mackay's hugely acclaimed translation, according to his huge study and specified research of the Latin textual content, is the one whole English model to be had, and the main trustworthy. Now on hand in one quantity, this key textual content is ultimately obtainable to scholars and students of medieval historical past and literature. With particular explanatory notes and a consultant to extra studying, this quantity deals a different perception into the fifteenth-century brain and its experience of sin, punishment and retribution.

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Lemuria & Atlantis: Studying the Past to Survive the Future

By Shirley Andrews

The mysterious civilizations of Lemuria and Atlantis turn into truth as Shirley Andrews, the writer of Atlantis: Insights From a misplaced Civilization combines info from students, scientists and the revered psychic Edgar Cayce. Her sober portrayal of worrying parallels among the non secular decay of Atlantis and our glossy international, and her moderate causes for the shiny desires and prior lifestyles stories acknowledged via many people approximately existence at the misplaced lands improve this interesting publication.

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The Theban Oracle: Discover the Magic of the Ancient Alphabet That Changes Lives

By Greg Jenkins

In response to the traditional magical writings of 14th-century magus, Honorius of Thebes, the Theban Oracle is a codex hired for hundreds of years as a way of devotion and divination. utilized by such masters of the occult sciences as Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, Dr. John Dee, Francis Barrett, and later Gerald Gardner, it has remained particularly imprecise and elusive to the fashionable practitioner. until eventually now.

In this publication, writer Greg Jenkins, PhD, deals either the entire heritage of this medieval magical process and a operating handbook for the fashionable mage to make use of it. In those pages, you'll locate:
• tips to make and deal with your individual set of stones.
• numerous tools for divination, from utilizing only one stone to utilizing 9 stones and more.
• the right way to use the Theban stones for spellcasting, together with love and purification spells and Theban incense and candle magick.
• an entire lexicon of the Theban alphabet with a who's who of Theban heritage besides divinatory meanings and the way they relate to the fashionable world.
• a short connection with the sacred herbs and angelic orders linked to each one symbol.

Prepare your self to find the hidden mysteries of the ancients and the magick inside you.

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