A new theory of Hermetic Magick, suitable for the 21st Century.
For many ritual magicians Aleister Crowley's theory of magick is a cornerstone of their practice. However, Crowley was writing in the... More > 1920s and a lot of the cultural assumptions that he made no longer apply. What is needed is a new approach to magick which is suitable for a modern audience and takes into account the social, scientific and philosophical changes which have occured over the past century.
This book is an attempt to do just that. It discusses modern magick in relation to the New Age movement, Neo-paganism and modern cultural and scientific theory and shows how advances in our understanding of the brain reveals how magick works in neurological terms.< Less
A practical guide to merkavah mysticism, suitable for VERY experienced magicians.
There are many books available about Qabalah but very little has been written about older forms of Jewish mysticism.... More > This book seeks to address that lack of information by describing one of the oldest, merkavah mysticism, an ancient technique that is similar to shamanism, but with a very different purpose. Where shamans seeks to contact animal spirits, merkavah mystics seeks to penetrate the seven Heavens and stand before the throne chariot of God.
Within this book you will find detailed instructions for performing merkavah mysticism, adapted from Medieval sources, along with the names and functions of the entities you will encounter, all in an easy to use format that avoids the obscurism of the medieval material. The author has used this material himself and can vouch for its efficacy.< Less