The Voudon Gnostic Workbook: Expanded Edition

By Michael Bertiaux

A long-awaited re-creation of the seminal textual content at the non secular process that could be a convergence of Gnosticism and Haitian voodoo, The Voudon Gnostic Workbook is a unique sacred paintings that's entire in scope--from "how to be a fortunate Hoodoo" to how magick and voodoo intersect energetically, to esoteric time trip. whole with charts and graphs and instructive interdimensional physics, The Voudon Gnostic Workbook is an "object of wish" between scholars of the occult.

Weiser's long-anticipated republication of this infrequent textual content might be an occasion within the annals of esoteric publishing, because the booklet itself is a bit of an "unholy grail." There are listservers dedicated to it and lots more and plenty dialogue of the mysteries held inside its pages. whereas The Voudon Gnostic Workbook has remained a arguable publication thought of vital for masters of metaphysics, it lately got here into pop culture and renewed attractiveness while furnish Morrison published it were the muse for his cult comics The Invisibles, utilizing the cribbed time shuttle from Bertiaux' s masterwork. Voodoo isn't really an evil faith and is far misunderstood. It derives from the Dahomean Gods known as the "Loa." Esoteric voodoo is absolutely a hugely useful technique for prime us into making touch with the private degrees of our being and so much historic modes of realization. Michael Bertiaux's Voudon Gnostic Workbook is the main accomplished and illuminating modern e-book at the topic. introduced out of a correspondence direction and sequence of periods for college kids and fans of Voudon Gnosticism and the OTO, this seminal textual content is straight away some of the most mysterious and sumptuous of all esoteric books.

"Voundoun, popularly often called "Voodoo," has held a very good mystique for Westerners for centuries--inspiring tantalizing legends of "voodoo dolls," "zombies," and ecstatic ownership in the course of wild orgiastic rituals of drumming and dancing. extraordinary depictions of "Voodoo" have featured in lots of Hollywood video clips due to the fact Voodoo lady, a 1957 horror movie now thought of to be one of many 50 worst motion pictures ever made. The ghost of Marie LaVeau, the well-known "Voodoo Queen of latest Orleans," nonetheless haunts the graveyards and bayous of city delusion. yet in the back of the myths and legends have consistently lurked the deeper Mysteries of an historical culture of magic and spirituality rooted within the blood-drenched soil of Western Africa, from which generations of tribal peoples have been captured and transported into lives of slavery in the plantations of the USA and the Caribbean. the terror during which "Voodoo" has been held for hundreds of years attests to its strength. This long-awaited grimoire of genuine Voundoun might be a precious gem in any occult library!"

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Author, Grimoire for the Apprentice Wizard

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Nine. sunlight in Libra will allure Aries in addition to itself. 10. sunlight in Aquarius will allure Leo in addition to Gemini and Libra and itself. eleven. Moon in Sagittarius, Aries and Leo will allure itself and the Moon identification Libra, Aquarius, and Gemini. 12.. solar in Gemini will allure the solar in Sagittarius and itself thirteen. The sunlight in Sagittarius will allure Gemini. forty four 14. The solar in Aries will allure Libra. 15. The solar in Leo will allure Aquarius. sixteen. The Moon in Libra, Aquarius, and Gemini will allure itself and the Moon in Sagittarius, Aries and Leo. it is very important keep in mind that those are in basic terms the ways that the legislation of appeal paintings for the solar symptoms. My knowing is if there's an appeal in a courting, then it can appear that a few mystery issue is at paintings, which does obey the legislation given during this lesson, yet that is unknown to us on the time of our preliminary inquiry. in the end, we're not anticipated to be astrologers, and so few of these be aware of any fact, so we simply are looking to function those legislation to our virtue and get from them the rewards of affection and intercourse which we search. you will see that the earth and water symptoms have the very widest diversity of charm. it's because their powers in Hoodoo technology are the top. the entire rather enormous Hoodoo masters are of the earth or water symptoms, considering that Virgo ideas Voudoo, Capricorn ideas Hoodoo, and Taurus ideas witchcraft. those that plenty of earth and water of their charts of delivery are particularly minimize out for this sort of job. for instance, i've got consistently questioned why I had this robust charm in the direction of Hoodoo. in reality, all different structures by no means looked as if it would fulfill me. i used to be just like the banker in our previous tale, other than i used to be facing forces and concepts. good, i've got the solar in Capricorn and i've the Moon, Earth and Pluto all in melanoma and conjunct of their powers. My emerging signal is Virgo and i've Neptune emerging in that signal (this is the planet of shamanism and mysticism of a primitive sort). My Jupiter, which principles rituals and ceremonial magick, is in Scorpio. for this reason this can be the foundation of my allure to the Hoodoo process of spirituality. Love And intercourse Spellbinding Now you recognize the legislation of appeal, you could practice it within the paintings of spellbinding for romance and intercourse. it is a extremely simple approach and doesn't require a lot to be performed as well as your utilizing your Hoodoo altar-table within the ordinary demeanour. Now you want to rather set your brain at the form of individual you must allure in line with your legislation of magnetism. i've got given you the principles and you'll have to watch them as directions in your paintings. you'll sit down at your altar desk and you'll make up a magickal attraction on paper, in line with the previous Hoodoo approach and position it among the crimson candle and the black candle, as proven within the chart in Lesson 4. you are going to use peach-flavored brandy during this strategy, since it is anxious with love and intercourse and the excitements of very popular passions. The chart you are going to make is the next magickal layout. [insert chart from manuscript the following] you then will say the subsequent magickal prayer to invoke the spirits of Hoodoo love and intercourse to come back for your reduction during this topic.

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