Download E-books House of Darkness House of Light: The True Story, Volume 1 PDF

By Andrea Perron

Roger and Carolyn Perron bought the house in their goals and eventual nightmares in December of 1970. The Arnold property, situated simply past the village of Harrisville, Rhode Island appeared the idyllic environment during which to elevate a family members. The couple unwittingly moved their 5 younger daughters into the traditional and mysterious farmhouse. secrets and techniques have been stored after which published inside an area shared through mortal and immortal alike. Time without warning turned beside the point; fractured through spirits making their presence identified then dispersing into the ether. the home is a portal to the prior and a passage to the long run. it is a sacred tale of religious enlightenment, instructed a few thirty years therefore. The kinfolk is now just a little much less reticent to reveal a closely-guarded event. Their odyssey is chronicled via the eldest sibling and is an unabridged account of a supernatural day trip. Ed and Lorraine Warren investigated this haunting in a futile try to intrude on their behalf. they think about the Perron relatives saga to be probably the most compelling and demanding of a famously ghost-storied occupation as paranormal researchers. in the course of a séance long gone horribly improper, they unleashed an unholy hostess; the spirit referred to as Bathsheba . . . a God-forsaken soul. Perceiving herself to be mistress of the home, she didn't savour the contest. Carolyn had lengthy been less than siege; overt threats issued within the type of fireplace . . . a mother's maximum worry. It reworked the lady in incredible methods. After approximately a decade the relations left a as soon as liked domestic at the back of even though it is going to by no means go away them, as each one is still haunted by way of a reminiscence. This story is an inspiring testomony to the resilience of the human spirit on a pathway of discovery: an everlasting trip for the residing and the useless.

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Download E-books Ouija: The Most Dangerous Game PDF

By Stoker Hunt

The First booklet To Take a troublesome examine The Phenomenon known as "The Ouija Board"

Is it only a online game? should you ask the Ouija board a query, who's it that solutions? What approximately these tales of Ouija-inspired prophecy and clairvoyance?

What are the hazards of the Ouija board? have you learnt the tales of Ouija-inspired murders, insanity, obsession and ownership?

Exalted by way of a few, condemned via others, there isn't any doubt the Ouija is debatable. during this interesting booklet Stoker Hunt investigates the heritage and legacy of this "Mystic conversing Oracle."

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Download E-books The Magic Seal of Dr. John Dee: The Sigillum Dei Aemeth PDF

By Colin D. Campbell

The publication includes an in depth exam of the background and constitution of the Sigillum Dei Aemeth of the Elizabethan student and Magus, Dr. John Dee, in addition to a research of its use within the perform of formality magic. The appendixes contain a brand new transcription and translation of Dee's Liber Mysteriorum Secundus, and an incredible new translation of the component of the well-known grimoire, The Sworn ebook of Honorius, that offers information of what's basically an early type of the Sigillum Dei. the writer has written that from the point of view of a practising magician, the paintings has central goals: "to reveal the significance of the trend tested by way of Dee's Sigillum Dei in place of its implementation, and to deliver the Sigillum Dei out of the restricted confines of the Enochian temple and into its position as a robust magickal procedure in its personal correct. the popularity of the styles proven within the building of the Sigillum Dei let us view the seal in a brand new mild, now not as a static framework determined as soon as and for all countless numbers of years in the past within the examine of a Rennaissance magician, yet as one who should be reconstituted within the gentle of contemporary interpretation. in addition, the seal is, in essence, a process of evocation - the exact same approach to communique utilized by Dee & Kelley in its reception. This publication explains the character and approach to this procedure and the way the training magician is ready to use the Sigillum Dei within the demeanour during which it used to be really meant - as a robust procedure of planetary magick."

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Download E-books Binding Passions: Tales of Magic, Marriage, and Power at the End of the Renaissance PDF

By Guido Ruggiero

Mining the wealthy Venetian data, specially the surprisingly special documents of Venice's personal department of the Roman Inquisition, Guido Ruggiero offers a strikingly new and provocative interpretation of the tip of the Renaissance in Italy. during this boldly dependent paintings, he develops 5 narrative bills of person encounters with the Inquisition that illustrate the double-edged metaphor of ways passions have been either sure through overdue Renaissance society and have been obvious in flip as binding humans. during this approach new views are opened on magic, witchcraft, love, marriage, gender, and self-discipline on the point of the neighborhood and past. Witches, courtesans, prostitutes, girls healers, nobles, Cardinals, and renegade clergymen and priests communicate from those pages describing their lives, ideals, hopes, fears, and lies. With an ingenious aptitude for storytelling and impeccable scholarship, Ruggiero exposes the wealthy complexity of the tradition and poetics of the standard on the finish of the Renaissance and illuminates a formerly unexplored bankruptcy in Italian history.

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Download E-books Exu: Exu and the Quimbanda of Night and Fire PDF

Exu & the Quimbanda of evening and fireplace, is the robust significant other to Pomba Gira and along with her supplies the main whole account of this sorcerous cult. Exu is the fusion of Umbanda, Angolan sorcery, ecu demonology and Kardec's spiritsm, erupting in a uniquely Brazilian cult of functional magical motion. Spells, workings, hierarchies and origins are all given intimately. this is often an important textual content for college kids of the grimoires, Satanism and conventional Witchcraft, in addition to these attracted to or operating in the cults of Quimbanda, Candomble, Santeria, Palo Mayombe and the ATRs. Quimbanda is a residing culture that will get effects. it's a significant storehouse of magical lore, heresies and heritage which has absorbed features of Goetia, Grimorium Verum, pink Dragon or even Huysman's los angeles Bas. The starting place of Exu is explored from the enduring Baphomet of Eliphas Levi and the impression of St Cyprian the shopper saint of necromancers, again to Umbanda and the conventional African religions. Exu revels in a special background that includes a Gnostic account of the crucifixion secret, the hid nature of St Michael Archangel and the local Shamanism of the Caboclos. A forceful spirit, Exu presides over the dominion of the realm, and provides a fierce course for people that might take him as better half. He asks, what does it suggest to be a guy? The Seven Legions of Exus are 'hot' spirits, and their paintings is taken into account black magic. The perils of this paintings are given, with the hazards of obsession through the Qlippoth and vampirism defined. tips is available and the trail to ascension proven. In Exu & the Quimbanda of evening and fireplace Frisvold provides specific workings for strong and unwell, a herbarium and info of choices, powders and baths, songs and seals. He discusses the fearsome Exu Mor for the 1st time, a topic no longer handled in his past works. Frisvold is an intiate and offers an insider's view, drawing upon his years of expertise within the cult.

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Download E-books A Magic Still Dwells: Comparative Religion in the Postmodern Age PDF

The first thorough evaluate of the sphere of comparative faith in 40 years, this groundbreaking quantity surmounts the possible intractable department among postmodern students who reject the comparative recreation and people who confirm 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 best historians of religions from quite a lot of backgrounds and vantage issues, and attracts from traditions as varied as Indo-European mythology, historic Greek faith, Judaism, Buddhism, Ndembu ritual, and the spectrum of religions practiced in the USA. The individuals take heavily the postmodern critique, clarify its impression on their paintings, uphold or reject numerous premises, and in different instances exhibit new comparative methods. jointly, the essays characterize a state of the art overview of present concerns within the comparative examine of religion.

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Download E-books Occult Knowledge, Science, and Gender on the Shakespearean Stage PDF

During this ground-breaking examine, Mary Floyd-Wilson argues that the early smooth English believed their affections and behaviour have been motivated through hidden sympathies and antipathies that coursed throughout the wildlife. those forces not just produced emotional relationships yet they have been additionally levers during which traditional humans intended they can manage nature and bring new wisdom. certainly, it was once the invisibility of nature's secrets-or occult qualities-that resulted in a privileging of experimentation, aiding to displace a reliance on historical theories. Floyd-Wilson demonstrates how Renaissance drama participates in traditional philosophy's construction of epistemological obstacles by means of staging tales that examine the knowledge-making authority of ladies healers and experimenters. targeting 12th evening, Arden of Faversham, A caution for reasonable girls, All's good That Ends good, The Changeling, and The Duchess of Malfi, Floyd-Wilson means that as experiential proof received clinical flooring, women's presumed intimacy with nature's secrets and techniques was once both decreased or demonized.

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Download E-books Hermes in the Academy: Ten Years' Study of Western Esotericism at the University of Amsterdam PDF

By Wouter J. Hanegraaff

Hermes within the Academy commemorates the 10th anniversary of the guts for background of airtight Philosophy and comparable Currents (GHF) on the college of Amsterdam. the heart devotes itself to the learn of Western esotericism, such as themes reminiscent of airtight philosophy, Christian kabbalah and occultism.
This quantity indicates how, over the last ten years, the GHF has constructed into the prime foreign heart for learn and educating during this area.

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Download E-books The Chicken Qabalah of Rabbi Lamed Ben Clifford: Dilettante's Guide to What You Do and Do Not Need to Know to Become a Qabalist PDF

By Lon Milo DuQuette

A distinct and funny -- and likewise sensible -- method of the more and more well known learn of Qabalah. this can be a heavily humorous e-book! conventional Qabalistic (or Cabalistic, or, certainly, Kabbalistic -- learn this publication to determine what the adaptation is...we understand you've continually puzzled) resources are typically a section, er, dry. DuQuette spices up the Qabalah and makes it come alive, restoring the enjoyment of studying the basics of this admittedly arcane method by utilizing easy, fun anecdotes and metaphors. This account, written psuedepigraphically (fictitiously attributed to a intended authority), permits DuQuette as Rabbi Lamed Ben Clifford to start to outrageous heights and, while important, stand except the silliness to focus on the golden eggs of Qabalistic knowledge nested therein. guaranteed to be a revelation to people who imagine that studying in regards to the Qabalah has to be tedious and severe, DuQuette indicates that fab truths may be transmitted during the medium of laughter. * A Dilettante's consultant to What You Do and don't want to know to turn into a Qabalist .

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Download E-books Black Sun: Aryan Cults, Esoteric Nazism, and the Politics of Identity PDF

By Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke

More than part a century after the defeat of Nazism and fascism, the a long way correct is back hard the liberal order of Western democracies. Radical activities are feeding on nervousness approximately monetary globalization, affirmative motion, and third-world immigration, flashpoint matters to many conventional teams in multicultural societies. A curious mix of Aristocratic paganism, anti-Semitic demonology, jap philosophies and the occult is influencing populist antigovernment sentiment and supporting to use the common worry that invisible elites are shaping international events.

Black Sun examines the hot neofascist ideology, exhibiting how hate teams, militias and conspiracy cults try to achieve impression. in keeping with interviews and large study into underground teams, Black Sun records the recent Nazi and fascist sects that experience sprung up from the Nineteen Seventies in the course of the Nineties and examines the mentality and motivation of those far-right extremists. the result's an in depth, grounded portrait of the legendary and devotional points of Hitler cults between Aryan mystics, racist skinheads and Nazi satanists, Heavy steel track fanatics, and in occult literature.

Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke bargains a different standpoint on a long way correct neo-Nazism viewing it as a brand new kind of Western spiritual heresy. He paints a daunting photo of a faith with its personal relics, rituals, prophecies and a world sectarian following which can, below the right kind stipulations, achieve political strength and try and become aware of its harmful millenarian fantasies.

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