Download E-books Picatrix (Ghayat Al-Hakim), Volume 1 PDF

By Al-Majriti

The Ghâyat al-Hakîm fi'l-sihr, or Picatrix, because it is understood within the West, is a crucial Arabic magical textual content. it truly is probably the most important and such a lot complete of the grimoires, or handbooks of magic. The attribution to the Andalusian mathematician al-Majriti (or al-Madjriti) (d. ca. 1004-7) is taken into account pseudo-epigraphic. The Latin translation dates to 1256 and the courtroom of Alphonso the clever, king of Castille, and exerted a substantial impression on Western magic thereafter. it's stated that a lot of Ficino's astrological magic derives from the Picatrix (see I.P.Couliano, Eros and Magic within the Renaissance, college of Chicao Press, 1987, p. 118). The Picatrix is pointed out by means of Johannes Trithemius in ebook 2 of his infamous Steganographia (1500) and in his Antipalus Maleficiorum (c. 1500). One reproduction (British Library, Sloane manuscript 3679) handed down from Simon Forman (d. 1611) to Richard Napier (d. 1634) to Elias Ashmole (d. 1692) to William Lilly (d. 1681).

E.M. Butler wrongly affiliates it with Gio. Peccatrix, (no doubt a pseudonym) who edited an Italian model of the major of Solomon (British Library, Sloane manuscript 1307). Misled through a few reviews by way of Mathers and others, Dr. Butler incorrectly concluded that the Picatrix was once "an Italian variation of the Clavicle, strongly impregnated with black elements" (Ritual Magic, 1949, p. 135.)

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By Michael Moynihan

First released in 2003, Book of Lies used to be hailed as a twenty first century grimoire and immediately turned a cult vintage. Now reformatted for the following new release of magicians and all counterculture devotees, it gathers an unheard of cabal of occultists, esoteric scholars,and ahead thinkers, all curated by means of Disinformation's former "wicked warlock" Richard Metzger.

This compendium of the occult contains entries on themes as diversified and hazardous as Aleister Crowley, mystery societies, psychedelics, and magick in concept and perform. the result's an alchemical formulation which can good rip a gap within the cloth of your reality:

  • Mark Pesce, writer of The Playful World, compares desktop programming and spellcasting.
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Download E-books Thinking Through Rituals: Philosophical Perspectives PDF

By Kevin Schilbrack

Many philosophical methods at the present time search to beat the department among brain and physique. If such initiatives be successful, then considering isn't limited to the disembodied brain, yet is in a few feel performed throughout the physique. From a post-Cartesian point of view, then, ritual actions that self-discipline the physique aren't simply inconsiderate motions, yet the most important components of how humans think.

Thinking via Rituals explores non secular ritual acts and their connection to that means and fact, trust, reminiscence, inquiry, worldview and ethics. Drawing on philosophers resembling Foucault, Merleau-Ponty and Wittgenstein, and resources from cognitive technology, pragmatism and feminist conception, it presents philosophical assets for realizing non secular ritual practices just like the Christian Eucharistic rite, Hatha Yoga, sacred meditation or liturgical speech.

Its essays give some thought to a wide selection of rituals in Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism and Buddhism - together with political protest rituals and homosexual dedication ceremonies, conventional Vedic and Yogic rites, Christian and Buddhist meditation and the Jewish Shabbat. They problem the normal disjunction among notion and motion, exhibiting how philosophy can assist to light up the connection among doing and which means which ritual practices indicate.

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By Aleister Crowley

In keeping with guideline from Liber ABA, e-book 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 continuously stored very quiet approximately it. This has been particularly useful in Europe, as a result of dominance of persecuting church buildings. back, the confusion of suggestion as a result of the lack of information of the folk who didn't realize it has discredited the entire topic. it truly is now our activity to re-establish this technological know-how in its perfection. in this case is the purpose of this e-book.

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By Don Miguel Ruiz, Janet Mills

Within the 4 Agreements, bestselling writer don Miguel Ruiz finds the resource of self-limiting ideals that rob us of pleasure and create pointless discomfort. according to old Toltec knowledge, The 4 Agreements provide a strong code of behavior which can swiftly remodel our lives to a brand new event of freedom, real happiness, and love.

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Download E-books The Occult Philosophy in the Elizabethan Age (Routledge Classics) PDF

By Frances Yates

It's tough to overestimate the significance of the contribution made by way of Dame Frances Yates to the intense examine of esotericism and the occult sciences. To her paintings should be attributed the modern knowing of the occult origins of a lot of Western medical considering, certainly of Western civilization itself. The Occult Philosophy of the Elizabethan Age was once her final e-book, and in it she condensed many points of her vast studying to give a transparent, penetrating, and, particularly, available survey of the occult events of the Renaissance, highlighting the paintings of John Dee, Giordano Bruno, and different key esoteric figures. The publication is useful in illuminating the connection among occultism and Renaissance suggestion, which in flip had a profound impression at the upward push of technology within the 17th century. Stunningly written and hugely attractive, Yates' masterpiece is a must-read for somebody drawn to the occult culture.

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Download E-books Qabalah : The Mystical Heritage of the Children of Abraham PDF

The e-book successfully provides the lessons of an comprehensive and an expert mystic, now retired from the area. He transmitted info and meditation equipment in inner most conferences through the Seventies and Nineteen Eighties. He anonymously released many of the first English translations of basic qabalistic texts,and disbursed tens of hundreds of thousands of copies in the course of the paintings of the Chariot belief.

This ebook is the 1st time senior scholar of the paintings of the Chariot has compiled a lot of the lessons from these conferences at the middle ideas and practices of the paranormal Qabalah.

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By Kaedrich Olsen

Runes have lengthy been used as important instruments for transformation. The Norse hired them as instruments for communique, and the Vikings may use them as knowledge sooner than embarking on a trip or coming into conflict. Runic pupil Kaedrich Olsen reclaims the transformative energy of the runes for readers at the present time as a key to unlocking our capability for private progress and our life's imaginative and prescient. Runes for Transformation is in contrast to the other rune ebook out there, with Olsen's detailed strategies and purposes for this historical alphabet together with affirmations, NLP, visualizations, and meditation, in addition to the old historical past necessary to embarking in this course. A hugely revered instructor and transpersonal course employee, Kaedrich Olsen posits that the time for this "deeper operating" of the runes has come and this can relief readers in either own and collective evolution. Runes for Transformation is a wealthy source and ideal advisor for readers to take the stairs to alter their lives with a boldly smooth method of the traditional runes and for "change that truly matters."

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