Cosmic Consciousness: A Study in the Evolution of the Human Mind

By Richard Maurice Bucke

2010 Reprint of 1905 edition.This paintings is the magnum opus of Bucke's occupation, a venture that he researched and wrote over decades. In it, Bucke defined his personal event, that of contemporaries (most significantly Whitman, but additionally unknown figures like "C.P."), and the reports and outlook of historic figures together with Buddha, Jesus, Paul, Plotinus, Muhammad, Dante, Francis Bacon, and William Blake. Bucke constructed a conception concerning 3 levels within the improvement of awareness: the straightforward recognition of animals; the self-consciousness of the mass of humanity (encompassing cause, mind's eye, etc.); and cosmic realization - an rising college and the subsequent level of human improvement. one of the results of this development, he believed he detected a long historic development during which non secular conceptions and theologies had turn into much less and no more frightened. A vintage paintings.

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Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism

By Wouter J. Hanegraaff

Now on hand in a single volume

this is often the 1st finished reference paintings to hide the whole area of “Gnosis and Western Esotericism” from the interval of past due Antiquity to the current. Containing round four hundred articles through over one hundred eighty foreign experts, it offers severe overviews discussing the character and old improvement of all its very important currents and manifestations, from Gnosticism and Hermetism to Astrology, Alchemy and Magic, from the airtight culture of the Renaissance to Rosicrucianism and Christian Theosophy, and from Freemasonry and Illuminism to 19th-century Occultism and the modern New Age flow. moreover it comprises articles concerning the lifestyles and paintings of the entire significant personalities within the heritage of Gnosis and Western Esotericism, discussing their rules, importance, and ancient impact.

This one quantity version is an unabridged model of the 2 quantity version released in 2005.

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The Revolutions: A Novel

By Felix Gilman

Following his spectacularly reviewed Half-Made World duology, Felix Gilman pens a sweeping stand-alone story of Victorian technology fiction, arcane exploration, and planetary romance.

In 1893, younger journalist Arthur Shaw is at paintings within the British Museum interpreting Room while the good hurricane hits London, wreaking remarkable harm. In its aftermath, Arthur's newspaper closes, owing him cash, and all his bills come due straight away. His fiancé Josephine takes a task as a stenographer for many of the trendy spiritualist and occult societies of fin de siècle London society. At one among her conferences, Arthur is given a role lead for what appears to be like accounting paintings, yet at a wage again and again what any clerk may well anticipate. The paintings is lengthy and weird, because the staff spend all day acting unnerving calculations that cause them to hallucinate or perhaps pass mad, however the cash is compelling.

Things are starting to search for whilst the perils of dabbling within the esoteric by surprise come to a head: A warfare breaks out among competing magical societies. Josephine joins one among them for a detrimental occult exploration―an scan which threatens to go away her stranded on the outer limits of recognition, one of the celestial spheres.

Arthur will not surrender his nice love so simply, and hunts for how to avoid wasting her, as Josephine fights for survival...somewhere within the region of Mars.

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Occult London (Pocket Essential series)

By Merlin Coverley

More than the other urban London has a mystery historical past hid from view. Unearthing the key urban and its forgotten population, this rediscovery includes a ancient landscape from the Elizabethan age to the current day, introducing the magic of Dr. Dee and Simon Forman, the increase of the Kabbalah, and the occult designs of Wren and Hawksmoor. in other places figures akin to Spring-Heeled Jack and the Highgate Vampyre, and occult corporations from the Invisible collage to the Golden sunrise are defined and explored. additionally integrated are directions for a chain of 4 walks overlaying positive factors of occult importance for the Elizabethan, 18th-century, Fin de Siécle, and modern classes; in addition to an A-to-Z geographic dictionary of London's such a lot resonant occult locations.

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The Complete Book of Aquarian Magic: A Practical Guide to the Magical Arts

Here, contained inside one modern quantity are vintage useful courses for contemporary witches:

1. Magic for the Aquarian Age: an entire handbook for magical ideas and getting ready to perform the paranormal arts. together with routines and strategies designed to evoke perceptions and senses which were blunted via sleek lifestyles, the consultant goals to aid unwrap the key internal YOU and observe the submerged a part of your self that has the facility to totally remodel your existence.

2. Experiments in Aquarian Magic: This advisor attracts at the ageless shop of magical wisdom to help you make complete use of its strength and lifestyles increasing ideas. incorporated this is valuable info regarding:

- imaginative and prescient journeys
- Healing
- making a magic temple
- Time travel
- Talismanic magic

The consultant features a new advent by way of magical professional Judika Illes, writer of 4 renowned witchcraft encyclopedias: The Encyclopedia of 5000 Spells, The point Encyclopedia of Witchcraft. The Encyclopedia of Spirits, and the new Encyclopedia of Mystics, Saints, and Sages.

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To Lie Is Human: Not Getting Caught Is Divine

By Christopher S. Hyatt

The lies you have been told---and the lies you inform yourself---keep you well and blindly restrained in a jail that society does not wish you even to determine. In his inimitable type, Dr. Hyatt takes you on a jogging journey of your cellphone, after which can provide the instruments to tunnel out! one among Dr. Hyatt's favorites.

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The Five

Subterranean Press is proud to provide Robert McCammon's first modern novel in approximately 20 years, a story of the quest and not likely survival, of the existence and soul, set opposed to a supernatural backbeat. Robert McCammon, writer of the preferred Matthew Corbett historic thrillers (Speaks the Nightbird, Mister Slaughter), now provides us whatever new and fully unforeseen: The 5, a latest novel as brilliant, well timed, and compelling as something he has written to date.

The 5 tells the tale of an eponymous rock band suffering to outlive at the margins of the tune enterprise. As they go through the yank Southwest on what can be their ultimate journey 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 significance of households these we're born into and people we create for ourselves and at the redemptive energy of the artistic spirit. Written with wit, attractiveness, and passionate conviction, The 5 lays declare to new inventive territory, and reaffirms McCammon's place as one of many most interesting, so much unpredictable storytellers of our time.

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The Enochian World of Aleister Crowley: Enochian Sex Magick

By Lon Milo DuQuette

Many reflect on Enochiana the main strong and least understood approach of Western Occult perform. This e-book makes it actually available and straightforward to appreciate. Crowley's paintings, initially released in 1912, was once the launching pad for all that undefined. It hire the veil of the internal Order of the Golden sunrise and printed its most beneficial jewel for all to work out. And now, for the 1st time, the reader is supplied with directions that bridge the space among the fabric and non secular worlds through integrating Enochiana with intercourse Magick. Mr. DuQuette and Dr. Hyatt carry over 40 years of useful event within the box to teach you the way to start utilizing this robust process correct now. additionally comprises an Enochian dictionary. widely Illustrated.

See additionally The Golden sunrise Audios: the area of Enochian Magic for extra guide at the Enochian language, together with right pronunciation.

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The Other (New York Review Books Classics)

By Thomas Tryon

Holland and Niles Perry are exact thirteen-year-old twins. they're shut, shut sufficient, nearly, to learn each one other’s innovations, yet they couldn’t be extra assorted. Holland is daring and mischievous, a foul impact, whereas Niles is type and desirous to please, this sort of boy who makes mom and dad proud. The Perrys reside within the bucolic New England city their relations settled centuries in the past, and because it occurs, the prolonged extended family has accumulated at its ancestral farm this summer time to mourn the demise of the twins’ father in a such a lot unlucky twist of fate. Mrs. Perry nonetheless hasn’t recovered from the surprise of her husband’s ugly finish and remains sequestered in her room, leaving her sons to roam loose. because the summer season is going on, although, and Holland’s pranks turn into more and more sinister, Niles reveals he can now not make excuses for his brother’s activities.

Thomas Tryon’s best-selling novel a few homegrown monster is an eerie exam of the darkness that dwells inside each person. it's a landmark of mental horror that may be a necessary descendent of the books of James Hogg, Robert Louis Stevenson, Shirley Jackson, and Patricia Highsmith.

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The Golem

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 ameliorations, profound terror. thirteen black-and-white illustrations.

"A fantastically atmospheric tale set within the outdated Prague ghetto that includes The Golem, one of those rabbinical Frankenstein's monster, which manifests iitself each 33 years in a room with no door. Stranger nonetheless, it sort of feels to have an analogous face because the narrator. Made right into a movie in 1920, this amazing e-book 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 around the globe severe and advertisement acclaim together with his first novel The Golem (1915), which ahead of the Dedalus Meyrink programme has been the single paintings to be had in English. It validated his popularity because the grasp of the occult and the grotesque.(He was once the German translator of Dickens). His acceptance declined in his final years yet his paintings is now being reassessed in Germany & Austria, and he's now regarded as some of the most vital German language novelists of the twentieth century. He has been defined because the "most revered German language author within the box of supernatural fiction".

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