Download Dictionary of Ancient Magic Words and Spells: From Abraxas by Claude Lecouteux PDF

By Claude Lecouteux

A complete guide of greater than 1,000 magical phrases, words, symbols, and mystery alphabets

• Explains the origins, derivatives, and functional utilization of every be aware, word, and spell in addition to how they are often mixed for customized spells

• in keeping with the paranormal traditions of Europe, Greece, and Egypt and lately came upon extraordinary grimoires from Scandinavia, France, and Germany

• comprises an in-depth exploration of mystery magical alphabets, together with these in keeping with Hebrew letters, Kabbalistic symbols, astrological symptoms, and runes

From Abracadabra to the now recognized spells of the Harry Potter sequence, magic phrases are not any longer restricted to the practices of pagans, alchemists, witches, and occultists. they've got develop into a part of the preferred mind's eye of the Western international. handed down from historic Babylon, Egypt, and Greece, those phrases and the rituals surrounding them have survived during the millennia simply because they paintings. And as student Claude Lecouteux finds, usually the extra impenetrable they appear, the more suitable they're.

Analyzing greater than 7,000 spells from the mystical traditions of Europe in addition to the paranormal papyri of the Greeks and lately came upon different grimoires from Scandinavia, France, and Germany, Lecouteux has compiled a accomplished dictionary of old magic phrases, words, and spells in addition to an in-depth exploration--the first in English--of mystery magical alphabets, together with these in line with Hebrew letters, Kabbalistic symbols, astrological indicators, and runes. Drawing upon millions of medieval debts and well-known manuscripts akin to the Heptameron of Peter Abano, the writer examines the origins of every be aware or spell, providing unique directions on their profitable use, no matter if for defense, love, wealth, or therapeutic. He charts their evolution and derivations in the course of the centuries, displaying, for instance, how spells that have been as soon as meant to place out fires advanced to guard humans from witchcraft. He finds the inherent versatility of magic phrases and the way every one sorcerer or witch had a suite of inventory words they might mix to construct a customized spell for the mystical desire handy.

Presenting a wealth of fabric on magical phrases, indicators, and charms, either universal and imprecise, Lecouteux additionally explores the paranormal phrases and spells of old Scandinavia, the Hispano-Arabic magic of Spain prior to the Reconquista, the traditions handed down from historical Egypt, and those who have stayed in use until eventually the current day.

Show description

Download The Temple Legend: Freemasonry and Related Occult Movements by Rudolf Steiner,J.M. Wood PDF

By Rudolf Steiner,J.M. Wood

In those distinctive lectures, given to participants of his Esoteric university (1904-14), Rudolf Steiner's major goal is to throw mild at the hidden content material of the picture-language of myths, sagas and legends. photos, he explains, are the genuine beginning of all issues - the primeval non secular motives. with a purpose to paintings in a fit approach with images or symbols this present day, in spite of the fact that, it will be important that one may still first develop into conversant in their esoteric content material - to appreciate them. on the time of those lectures Steiner was once making plans to inaugurate the second one component of the Esoteric college, which was once to deal in a right away means with a renewal - out of his personal non secular learn - of formality and symbolism. He gave those lectures as an important guidance, to explain the historical past and nature of the cultic culture. He hence discusses largely Freemasonry and its history, but additionally the Rosicrucians, Manichaeism, the Druids, the Prometheus Saga, the misplaced Temple, Cain and Abel - and masses else besides.

Show description

Download Ghosts of Madison, Indiana (Haunted America) by Virginia Dyer Jorgensen PDF

By Virginia Dyer Jorgensen

Chronicles the ghostly legends and lore of ancient Madison, Indian. fantastically preserved mid-nineteenth-century constructions grace the streets of Madison, Indiana, offering a concrete connection to the previous. yet a extra airy, ghostly hyperlink flits approximately those streets while evening descends. Restive spirits linger right here, just like the additional that could subscribe to you mid-slumber at Whitehall Bed-and-Breakfast, a residual from the Civil battle sanatorium that used to be close by. think the ghostly relax of a mob bootlegger who stops by way of the Broadway Tavern round final name and examine of the myriad ghosts that flutter right here looking for anything. Dive into the shadows of Madison in this chilling trip with Virginia Jorgensen.

Show description

Download Sex and Rockets: The Occult World of Jack Parsons by John Carter,Robert Anton Wilson PDF

By John Carter,Robert Anton Wilson

This impressive actual tale concerning the co-founder of Jet Propulsion Laboratory. by means of day, Parsons’ unorthodox genius created an exceptional rocket gasoline that helped the Allies win international warfare II. through evening, Parsons referred to as himself The Antichrist. “One of the easiest books of the year.”—The Anomalist

Show description

Download Sinister Forces—The Manson Secret: A Grimoire of American by Peter Levenda,Paul Krassner PDF

By Peter Levenda,Paul Krassner

The roots of accident and conspiracy in American politics, crime, and tradition are investigated during this exam of the connections among faith, political conspiracy, and occultism. Readers are awarded with certain perception into how Charlie Manson turned a countrywide bogeyman in addition to startling connections among Nobel Prize–winning physicist Wolfgang Pauli, Carl Jung, and synchronicity; serial killers, a number of character disease, and demonic ownership; and magic, surrealism, and brain keep an eye on. no longer a piece of speculative heritage, this third quantity of a three-part set is based on fundamental resource fabric and ancient files. interesting secrets and techniques are divulged related to Hollywood icons equivalent to Marilyn Monroe, David Lynch, and Jane Fonda in addition to hyperlinks among the Cotton membership murders, the Bluegrass conspiracy, and the Son of Sam cult.

Show description

Download Discipleship in the New Age Vol II by Alice A. Bailey,Djwhal Khul PDF

By Alice A. Bailey,Djwhal Khul

whereas the unique goal at the back of the crowd operating directions contained in quantity I, was once to externalise finally via teams of 9 built-in disciples, the paintings of 9 subjectively organised teams (hence the identify "Groups of 9" given to this work), this moment quantity comprises the educating given among the years 1940 and 1949 after the gang were diminished and reorganised into one crew, "the new seed group".

One of the most ambitions of the hot seed staff was once to "anchor" a few of the ideas and seed rules for the hot civilisation of the Aquarian period; and in addition to create an built-in workforce of educated Hierarchical staff in a position to delivering wanted cooperation with actions initiated by way of Hierarchy to fertilise and get ready human cognizance for the super stimulation of the speedy destiny. during this publication, accordingly, the non-public directions conceal a shorter time period and basically 22 individuals.

Much of the instructing keeps to stress the wishes and the issues of workforce paintings, workforce fusion, workforce realization and the connection of individuals of a bunch to each other and to the grasp whom they search to serve. "Let your horizon be large and your humility nice" the gang is advised, in order that "an adjusted feel of correct share" - the esoteric definition of humility - may well control the expansion in all relationships in conformity with the evolutionary wishes of the Hierarchical Plan.

Two very important features of the lifetime of discipleship are emphasized from the perspective of useful education concepts - meditation and initiation. Meditation is proven not just as a fashion of strategy by means of the person to the soul, and by means of the crowd to the grasp, yet because the artistic means of the Lord of the realm wherein all is introduced into being. All centres of awareness within the planet, huge and small, can hire an analogous meditative thoughts to create the hot and wanted kinds in keeping with the altering emphasis of power circulation and divine function. Meditation hence turns into an act of unsleeping cooperation with "the strictly redemptive reasons" of our planetary Life.

The teachings on initiation also are given an primarily functional presentation as "facts of life", to be understood and utilized. The glamorous suggestion of initiation as a gift for a very good, self-disciplined lifestyle, dissipates within the gentle of the truth. Neither has initiation for the disciple something to do with the inner, organisational "initiations" ordinary to many occult orders and teams, that are meaningless other than within the context of the company itself.

Initiation for the disciple is the results of a wide awake growth into "larger and bigger wholes" - a revolutionary enlargement into the particular move of recognition of our planetary lifestyles. those expansions in attention are observed via a succession of revelations; and during this quantity of "Discipleship within the New Age", 5 issues of revelation are mentioned, with tricks and symbolic formulation resulting in an accurate interpretation of them.

A disciple is "one who knows"; he has realized via own adventure that religious legislations and precept utilized in provider, create a situation of stability within which courting is restored among the way in which of God and the methods of guys. via that time of fusion mild can radiate for the good thing about those that stumble at the hours of darkness. real revelation is a shared experience.

Show description

Download Sinister Forces—The Nine: A Grimoire of American Political by Jim Hougan Peter Levenda,Jim Hougan PDF

By Jim Hougan Peter Levenda,Jim Hougan

The roots of twist of fate and conspiracy in American politics, crime, and tradition are tested during this first quantity of a three-part set, exposing new connections among faith, political conspiracy, and occultism. Based at the premise that there's a satanic undercurrent to American affairs, this learn examines the sinister forces at paintings all through heritage, from historical American civilizations and the mysterious mound-builder tradition to the Salem witch trials, the beginning of Mormonism in the course of a ritual of ceremonial magic through Joseph Smith Jr., and Operations Paperclip and Bluebird. no longer a piece of speculative historical past, this exposé is based on basic resource fabric and ancient files. interesting info are published, together with the unusual international of "wandering bishops" who look during the Kennedy assassinations; a CIA mind-control application run amok within the usa and Canada; a recognized American non secular chief who had ties to Lee Harvey Oswald within the weeks and months best as much as the assassination of President Kennedy; and the "Manson secret."

Show description

Download Voodoo Queen: The Spirited Lives of Marie Laveau by Martha Ward PDF

Each yr, hundreds of thousands of pilgrims stopover at the distinguished New Orleans tomb the place Marie Laveau is related to lie. They search her favors or worry her lingering impression. Voodoo Queen: The lively Lives of Marie Laveau is the 1st research of the Laveaus, mom and daughter of a similar identify. either have been mythical leaders of non secular and religious traditions many nonetheless label as evil.

The Laveaus have been loose ladies of colour and favorite French-speaking Catholic Creoles. From the 1820s till the Eighteen Eighties whilst one died and the opposite disappeared, gossip, worry, and fierce affection swirled approximately them. From the guts of the French sector, in dance, drumming, track, and spirit ownership, they governed the mind's eye of recent Orleans.

How did the 2 Maries follow their "magical" powers and unusual enterprise feel to shift the process love, good fortune, and the legislations? the ladies understood the genuine crime--they had pitted their non secular forces opposed to the slave process of the us. Moses-like, they led their humans out of bondage and provided defense and freedom to the group of colour, wealthy white girls, enslaved households, and males condemned to hold.

The curse of the Laveau relations, besides the fact that, them. either enjoyed males they can by no means marry. either confronted down the clicking and police who stalked them. either countered the relentless gossip of curses, evil spirits, murders, and boy or girl sacrifice with acts of benevolence.

The ebook is additionally a detective story--who is actually buried within the well-known tomb within the oldest "city of the lifeless" in New Orleans? What scandals did the Laveau kinfolk intend to maintain buried there eternally? by way of what sleight of hand did loose humans of colour lose their cultural identification whilst americans bought Louisiana and imposed racial apartheid upon Creole creativity? Voodoo Queen brings the inconceivable tales of saints, spirits, and never-before published eyewitness bills of ceremonies and magical crafts jointly to light up the lives of the 2 Marie Laveaus, leaders of a huge, indigenous American faith.

Martha Ward is the writer of Nest within the Wind, A international filled with Women, and A Sounding of ladies: Autobiographies from unforeseen Places, between different books. She is college examine Professor of Anthropology, city experiences, and Women's experiences on the college of latest Orleans.

Show description