By Robert Beer
Connect to the sacred paintings of Buddhism throughout the artistic act of coloring. Buddhist artwork is wealthy with symbolism and which means. Taking the time to paint and engage with those symbols and motifs is a straightforward but profound method to perform mindfulness and movement towards a better expertise of one’s personal crucial nature. The drawings here—all meticulously painted through hand with a small sable brush—relate to the nation of being thoroughly woke up and evoke a deep experience of calm and stillness. A concise description of every drawing unravels the numerous layers of which means contained inside this sacred paintings, inviting a deeper reference to those drawings.
By Christopher Partridge
This quantity offers scholars and students with a accomplished evaluate of the interesting global of the occult. It explores the historical past of Western occultism, from historical and medieval resources through the Renaissance, correct as much as the 19th and 20th centuries and modern occultism. Written via a distinct staff of participants, the essays give some thought to key figures, ideals and practices in addition to pop culture.
By Paulo Coelho
"My middle is afraid that it'll need to suffer," the boy advised the alchemist one evening as they appeared up on the moonless sky." inform your center that the phobia of anguish is worse than the discomfort itself. And that no middle has ever suffered whilst it is going looking for its dreams." each few a long time a ebook is released that alterations the lives of its readers endlessly. The Alchemist is one of these publication. With over one million and a part copies bought all over the world, The Alchemist has already verified itself as a latest vintage, universally famous. Paulo Coelho's captivating delusion, now on hand in English for the 1st time, will enchant and encourage an excellent wider viewers of readers for generations to return. The Alchemist is the paranormal tale of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to shuttle looking for a cosmopolitan treasure as extravagant as any ever chanced on. From his domestic in Spain he trips to the markets of Tangiers and around the Egyptian barren region to a fateful stumble upon with the alchemist. the tale of the treasures Santiago unearths alongside the best way teaches us, as just a couple of tales have performed, concerning the crucial knowledge of hearing our hearts, studying to learn the omens strewn alongside life's course, and, specially, following our desires.
By Wouter J. Hanegraaff
Now to be had in a single volume
this is often the 1st accomplished 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 a hundred and eighty overseas experts, it offers serious overviews discussing the character and ancient improvement of all its vital 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 move. in addition it includes articles concerning the lifestyles and paintings of all of the significant personalities within the heritage of Gnosis and Western Esotericism, discussing their rules, value, and old impression.
This one quantity variation is an unabridged model of the 2 quantity variation released in 2005.
By Devon Monk
Within the mystery lockup of the Authority, the council that comes to a decision what can and cannot be performed with magic, an undead magic person has possessed one of many prisoners. He wishes his freedom-and then a few. Now Allie Beckstrom and her lover, Zayvion, are the 1st defensive line opposed to the chaos he is approximately to unharness at the urban of Portland...
By Daniel A. Schulke
The primary trouble of the paintings is the Arcana of the Witch's Eye and its mutual interplay with Sentient Luminosity. Treating the dual mysteria of Ocular Malediction (the so-called Evil Eye), and Seership or 'The Sight', the ebook proceeds past this duality unto the area of Telaesthesis --the distinctive perceptual modalities of the Witches' Sabbath, grand abberator of the sensorial box. Explored intimately is the paranormal relation among Hand and Eye, the physique of Void, and the vivification of the paranormal picture. As a magico-poetic cartography of the illuminant metaphysic found in the folkloric strata of conventional witchcraft, the sunshine Heretical serves as either homage and grimoire to its Luciferan arcana.
By Nicholaj de Mattos Frisvold
An important research at the cult of Pomba Gira, this is often the main accomplished paintings within the English language at the Devil's mistress, whose Brazilian cult has bewitched such a lot of. it's a booklet that these looking congress with the present of sturdy lady magical sexuality have lengthy wanted. A beguiling spirit, Pomba Gira offers solace to the damaged hearted, vengeance for the wronged, and a fierce course for people that could take her as muse. In Pomba Gira Frisvold offers specific workings, baths and waters, her songs and chants. Her plant allies one of the nightshades are defined in an entire herbarium. The sights and hazards for either women and men who make cult to her are awarded, as are her many faces. Pomba Gira has origins within the witchcraft of Portugal, the Basque nation in addition to Congo and the local affects of Brazil. The witchcraft fusion makes her cult quite available to Westerners whose personal traditions percentage a lot floor with Quimbanda. Frisvold conscientiously unravels the skeins, revealing her foundation in ancient figures resembling Maria Padilha, yet extra deeply nonetheless via archetype and fable to the very essence of her dermis laying off nature. He unearths the beginning of her identify in Congo, the cult of divine ownership among the slave camps of Brazil, and brings us via to her extra sleek manifestations and his own paintings with the Queen of the Fig Tree in Hell. As an begin and devotee, he offers an insider's view with an identical recognize and adventure he demonstrates in Palo Mayombe: The backyard of Blood and Bones. We stroll in the course of the Queendoms of Lyre, Cemetery, Sepulchres, Streets, Crossroads, desolate tract, Soul, Oceanshore and Calunga. The workings of twenty 4 various Pomba Giras are given, from Cigana the gypsy to the cut up cranium face of Rosa Caveira. during the razor blades in honey, the cigarette smoke and the candy anisette spilt within the graveyard, Pomba Gira takes seductive form.
By A. E Van Vogt
By Maury Terry
Out of print.
All too short description from the publisher:
Satanic Cult, actual Crime.
(Well, "Luciferian/occult" crime, to be specific.)
Too a lot is to be acknowledged approximately this terror and his accomplices (!) which have been even spoken approximately in the police research, many times... specially firstly. There's an all too vital passing point out to the direct with Scientology estate. but, hypothesis apart during this gigantic and excellently researched paintings, there's good enough to contemplate... principles that just recently, Berkowitz has acknowledged himself, regardless of worry of his kinfolk being murdered. He finds many suggestions that the mainstream media has now not lined thoroughly, either heavily-weighted insinuations (of Berkowitz) and the astute/persistent explorer of darkness, Maury Terry.
"I am unlikely to assert much approximately this ebook. humans supply sufficient details in reports to inform what it's approximately. I spent enormous period of time learning what's defined during this ebook, taking a look at fundamental assets, newspaper articles, court docket records, etc... and what i've got chanced on is extra frightening than phrases can describe."
""This publication places the total turn into point of view with the weather of Manson, the leisure undefined, mafia, cults, satan worshippers, pedophiles and top classification perverts as a motive force. the writer mentions the London scene, Marianne devoted, Kenneth Anger and the Stones in passing. …
Many track celebrities have been into the occult (from Satanic to S&M to Nazi symbols and subject matters) from the past due 60's throughout the 70's. It jogged my memory that have been into the occult fringe the writer describes. …
In addition to the entire intermeshed tentacles of this Godless underground of killers and perverts, it truly is frightening that the author's phrases and photographs reminds us that Berkowitz and many the opposite criminals concerned gave the impression of normal humans, had nine to five day jobs as trades humans, medical professionals, attorneys, policemen, and so on. i assume you by no means be aware of who's sitting subsequent to you at the subway or who's knocking at your door.""