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This richly illustrated heritage offers a readable and clean method of the large and intricate tale of witchcraft and magic. Telling the tale from the sunrise of writing within the old international to the globally profitable Harry Potter movies, the authors discover a variety of magical ideals and practices, the increase of the witch trials, and the depiction of the Devil-worshipping witch.
The e-book additionally makes a speciality of the newer historical past of witchcraft and magic, from the Enlightenment to the current, exploring the increase of contemporary magic, the anthropology of magic all over the world, and eventually the cinematic portrayal of witches and magicians, from The Wizard of Oz to Charmed and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
By Rick Strassman
A medical psychiatrist explores the results of DMT, essentially the most robust psychedelics identified.
• A behind-the-scenes examine the leading edge of psychedelic learn.
• offers a special medical cause of the phenomenon of alien abduction studies.
From 1990 to 1995 Dr. Rick Strassman carried out U.S. Government-approved and funded scientific examine on the collage of recent Mexico within which he injected sixty volunteers with DMT, some of the most strong psychedelics identified. His distinctive account of these classes is an awfully riveting inquiry into the character of the human brain and the healing power of psychedelics. DMT, a plant-derived chemical present in the psychedelic Amazon brew, ayahuasca, is usually synthetic by means of the human mind. In Strassman's volunteers, it continuously produced near-death and mystical reviews. Many mentioned convincing encounters with clever nonhuman presences, extraterrestrial beings, angels, and spirits. approximately all felt that the periods have been one of the so much profound stories in their lives.
Strassman's study connects DMT with the pineal gland, thought of via Hindus to be the positioning of the 7th chakra and via Rene Descartes to be the seat of the soul. DMT: The Spirit Molecule makes the daring case that DMT, clearly published through the pineal gland, allows the soul's circulate out and in of the physique and is an essential component of the start and loss of life studies, in addition to the top states of meditation or even sexual transcendence. Strassman additionally believes that "alien abduction studies" are caused by unintended releases of DMT. If used properly, DMT may possibly set off a interval of exceptional development within the clinical exploration of the main mystical areas of the human brain and soul.
Alchemists are mostly held to be the quirky forefathers of technology, mixing occultism with metaphysical ambitions. even though many have been clever and well-intentioned thinkers, the oft-cited pursuits of alchemy paint those antiquated experiments as wizardry, no longer medical research. no matter if looking to produce a magnificent panacea or suffering to transmute lead into gold, the alchemists radical objectives held little relevance to consequent clinical ambitions. therefore, the temptation is to view the transition from alchemy to trendy technological know-how as person who discarded fabulous rules approximately philosophers stones and magic potions in alternate for modest but regular effects. it's been much less famous, even though, that the beginning of atomic technology really coincided with an efflorescence of occultism and esoteric faith that hooked up deep importance to questions about the character of subject and energy.
Mark Morrisson demanding situations the frequent dismissal of alchemy as a principally insignificant ancient footnote to technological know-how by means of prying into the revival of alchemy and its effect at the rising subatomic sciences of the overdue nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.Morrisson demonstrates its superb impact at the rising subatomic sciences of the overdue nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. in particular, Morrisson examines the resurfacing of occult circles in this period of time and the way their curiosity in alchemical tropes had a considerable and traceable effect upon the technological know-how of the day. smooth Alchemy chronicles a number of encounters among occult conceptions of alchemy and the hot technological know-how, describing how educational chemists, encouraged through the alchemy revival, tried to transmute the weather; to make gold.
Examining scientists courses, correspondence, talks, and laboratory notebooks in addition to the writings of occultists, alchemical tomes, and science-fiction tales, he argues that in the delivery of recent nuclear physics, the trajectories of technology and occultism---so frequently thought of antithetical---briefly merged.
By Patrick Zalewski, C. L. Zalewski
Previously, there was little within the method of exact info at the magical results of the Equinox and Solstice. Now, this e-book explores the deeper roots in the back of the Equinox and Solstice traditions and their astrological importance. It explains the Golden Dawn's ceremonies in either airtight and pagan phrases, and provides, for the 1st time in print, the Golden Dawn's complete ritual at the equinox.
By James Curcio
Religions. Philosophies. advertisements campaigns. specialists. Prozac. All of those medicinal drugs are bought as solutions to our private questions: Why are we the following? What really has that means?
For a gaggle of teenagers desperately trying to find that means within the bleak McMansion sprawls of Suburban the USA, those questions are of the essence. whilst not one of the authorised avenues of proposal or habit make experience any further, they wander into an unknown territory of magick, drug use, and shamanic exploration.
Through satire and drama, sign up for My Cult takes you on an inward initiatory trip and a deeply hypnotic experience.
From Tyler Henry, a twenty-year-old clairvoyant and big name of E!’s hit fact sequence Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry, comes Between Worlds, a memoir approximately his trip as a medium therefore far.
“Dying doesn’t suggest having to assert goodbye.”
Tyler Henry came upon his reward for speaking with the departed whilst he used to be simply ten years previous. After experiencing a unexpected, exact premonition of his grandmother’s death—what Tyler may later describe as his first adventure of “knowingness”—life could by no means be an analogous. Now in his twenties, Tyler is a well known, practising medium, megastar of the spoil hit E! truth exhibit, Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry, and go-to clairvoyant of celebrities, VIP’s, and people easily trying to find closure and therapeutic. He has labored with a few of Hollywood’s largest names together with Khloe Kardashian, Amber Rose, Margaret Cho, Jaime Pressly, Monica Potter, and Boy George.
Despite suffering to simply accept his infrequent expertise, Tyler grew to embody it, and at last chanced on the braveness to proportion it with—and eventually change—the international. For the 1st time, Tyler pulls again the curtain on dwelling existence as a medium in his first memoir, during which he fearlessly opens up approximately researching his reward as a young person, what it’s actually wish to converse with those that have handed, the facility of symbolism in his readings, and the teachings we will study from our departed family. With exceptional honesty, Tyler discusses how his advanced and engaging present has replaced his belief of the afterlife, and extra importantly, how readings can influence our relations with our closest family and friends as soon as they’re long past.
By Leslie Kean
An Air strength significant is ordered to strategy a super flying saucers in his Phantom jet over Tehran. He many times makes an attempt to have interaction and hearth on strange items heading correct towards his airplane, yet his missile regulate is locked and disabled. Witnessed from the floor, this dogfight turns into the topic of a mystery record through the U.S. safeguard Intelligence Agency.
In Belgium, an Air strength colonel investigates a sequence of frequent sightings of unidentified triangular gadgets, and he sends F-16s to try a more in-depth glance. Many thousands of eyewitnesses, together with on-duty cops, dossier reviews, and a superb picture of an unidentifiable craft is retrieved and analyzed.
Here at domestic, a retired leader of the FAA’s injuries and Investigations department finds the agency’s reaction to a thirty-minute stumble upon among an plane and a huge alien craft over Alaska, which happened in the course of his watch and is documented on radar.
Now all 3 of those extraordinary males have written breathtaking, firsthand money owed approximately those striking incidents. they're joined via Air strength generals and a number of high-level sources—including Fife Symington III, former governor of Arizona, and Nick Pope, former head of the British Defence Ministry’s alien ship Investigative Unit—who have agreed to put in writing their very own specified, own tales approximately unidentified flying object encounters and investigations for the 1st time.
They are coming ahead now due to Leslie Kean, an investigative reporter who has spent the final ten years learning the nonetheless unexplained alien ship phenomenon. Kean reviewed 1000s of presidency files, aviation stories, radar facts, and case experiences with corroborating actual facts. She rigorously tested scientifically analyzed pictures and interviewed dozens of high-level officers and aviation witnesses from worldwide. With the help of former White condo leader of employees John Podesta, Kean attracts on her study to split truth from fiction and to boost the veil on many years of U.S. executive incorrect information. all through, she provides irrefutable proof that unknown flying objects—metallic, luminous, and probably in a position to maneuver in ways in which defy the legislation of physics—actually exist.
No one but is aware what those items are, even if they have an effect on aviation security and probably nationwide safeguard. The phenomenon has been formally stated through a variety of international governments. For those purposes etc, Kean concludes that the alien craft challenge has to be extra widely known and finally solved via an impartial medical research. the cloth offered all through this landmark ebook is sobering, unflinching, and undeniably awe-inspiring, and strikes us towards a target of effectively addressing this around the world mystery.
From the Hardcover edition.
By R. A. Schwaller de Lubicz
The discoveries of R. A. Schwaller de Lubicz are facts that the temple is the genuine embodiment of the traditional Egyptian knowledge. provided right here within the extra obtainable language of oral culture, The Egyptian Miracle is an imperative advisor to the superhuman technology expressed by means of the structure, the texts, and the proportions of the temple.
By Peter J Carroll
A whole, complex magical education path for the person or for teams, with information of the author's magical order, an overview for developing a temple, and directions for engaging in the basic rituals of Chaos Magic. contains a clean examine aeonics, cosmogenesis, auric magic, and shadow time, in addition to discloses the technical elements of spells and equations. Illustrated. Appendices. References.