Among these theories may be included the hair-brained notion that the Great Pyramid was a 'nuclear' power station, a prophetic device to predict the future or was built by aliens. This is known as the Japanese businessmen’s bible. These five books accurately describe the inhabitants of the Elemental Kingdoms. An excellent guide for the Western Esoteric tradition. This duality, contradiction and subtlety is entirely lost in the NIV. Solid evidence presented of intentional placement on a global scale, inescapably revealing advanced knowledge … This is also a very deep understanding of Qabalah. This list was compiled by members of the esoteric community: 1.The Secret Teachings of All Ages by Manly P. hal. We are often asked to suggest the 'best' occult books for beginners. Without the keys, his writings are difficult to decipher. You may argue that all this took place a long time ago, that we are more civilized these days and would never tolerate such barbaric behaviour. First published at the author's own expense in 1888, Meyer's Qabbalah remains the most accessible and readable summary of these important Hebrew writings that we know of. It is a more linear (rather than abstract) approach to Qabalah. The only way to be sure you are not paying good money for waste paper is to buy the specific edition we recommend, or if that is not possible, contact the publisher or seller to make sure that the book they are selling is an exact facsimile of the original with no errors or omissions. A kind soul did the work of the Master on your behalf and you are now reaping the benefits of that kindly act. Browse Gaia's collection of occult videos covering thought leaders of esoteric knowledge, arcane legends, alchemists and much more. And anyway, to the ordinary man, all that stuff about Masters, Wisdom, Light and Love, has no meaning—it makes him yawn. We all have to travel the same road and overcome the same obstacles in order to obtain our Goal, and only the strong and steadfast, the loving and faithful, will be crowned with success. Mascaro confirms this in his introduction where he says that Upanishad means to "sit at the feet of the Master", which means the same and is the same, for one cannot learn the true occult sciences without a spiritual Master as we point out in many of our articles. by  Chic Cicero. Softcover, 85pps.ISBN 0850302773. Considered to be the highest level of Qabalah training. Those who study this book in its entirety will gain a broad understanding of such varied subjects as the Qabbalah, Alchemy, Magic, Astrology, Neo-Platonism, Egyptian Hermetic Philosophy, Pythagorean mathematics, Native American myths, the esotericism of the Shakespearean dramas, the various Mystery Religions and ancient Mystery Schools of Greece and Egypt, and their modern offshoots of Rosicrucianism and Freemasonry. NOTE: You can read more about Lead Kindly Light on our Links page. We could easily have reviewed 500 occult books, or 5000, but whether acquiring that many books leads to knowledge and understanding or confusion and mental indigestion, is a question we leave our readers to ponder. Many of these are rare and out of print classics, including the major magical grimoires, texts on astrology, tarot, alchemy, psychic phenomena, Hermeticism, Kabbalah, the Golden Dawn, Thelema, Theosophy, Chaos Magic, and much more. The constellations also symbolise certain points on the homeward way, as well as different occult laws and their activity in man and Kosmos. That the Light may shine the more brightly and gloriously. 2. For this reason alone, we highly recommend this unusual little book to the beginner in occult studies, as well as those who are well advanced upon the path to the Light. Bucke was Walt Whitmans editor, Whitman is not really understood yet, he was in fact a great Light, his having been homosexual I think has slowed recognition for him and what a blessing to the World he is. This book is to Qabalah, as addition and subtraction are to mathematics. This is true, though it may come as a shock to those who imagine there is a secret 'Da Vinci' code which at a stroke will magically 'unlock' the obscure allegories, arcane symbolism and archaic language used by occultists, mystics and philosophers. Those who judiciously study this book will gain a first-rate understanding of the main principles of the hidden properties and meaning of numbers. The silent voice of the Eternal is perpetually whispering in us his melodies everlasting. strategies that at times parallel or serve as secularized versions of esoteric knowledge- strategies, Icke also employs ‘traditional’ esoteric ones. This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. We receive no referral fees or any other remuneration from publishers, authors, agents or booksellers, nor are we interested in selling or buying books. Traditionally this kind of knowledge was available strictly for the initiated. ISBN 978-1604590388. Penguin books 1965. Esoteric knowledge refers to the inner, spiritual meaning that lies behind all forms and actions, and therefore it is correct to say that spiritual science symbolism is called esoteric. Ah, what bliss! The fact of the matter us that there is more real occult knowledge and truth hidden in plain sight in the Bible than any other book we can think of. An essential book for initiates, regardless of … If the Truth hurts, we must have the ability to look within ourselves for the fault, rather than change the Truth in order to spare ourselves. And now we must issue a word of warning. Such books are increasingly being digitally-scanned and published as print-on-demand or e-books. Phone : 323-207-0135 Email : info@sancticenter.com, Copyright © 2011 Empowering Truth. The Law of Use is Universal, and he who violates it suffers by reason of his conflict with natural forces." Hardcover, 497pp inc 26pp index. Whether we call him Horus, or Christ or Krishna his holy message of light, laughter and joy is universal. Esoteric reading is not just brain food, but also soul food. Simplified Qabala Magic* When one enters the realm of healing, one enters a world of much esoteric knowledge, and of an infinity of conclusions, and one is faced with the formulations of many minds, who, through the ages, have sought to heal and to help. The word esoteric means inner circle. He went on to study and teach at Cambridge University, in England, where he lectured on the spiritual values in the Bible and Spanish mysticism. The secrets of the universe are hidden (occulted) in parables based on esoteric and occult knowledge; therefore, to access its secrets, you need to know how to decipher parables using esoteric and occult knowledge. The word esoteric comes from Greek esoterikos, meaning "belonging to an inner circle" and Greek esotero, meaning "more within." This is especially true of the thousands of new occult books that are now appearing, very few which of contain anything that has not been said better before. Although claimed by many as a pioneer of 'New Age' teaching, there is nothing in Trine's message that was not known and taught thousands of years ago. This is one of my favorite books on the subject of Qabalah. Consequently, Westcott's book, like our own article, should be regarded as an introduction to this vast and complex subject, not a complete course of instruction in the science of numbers, which cannot be condensed down into a slim volume of just 120 pages. It introduces the concept of the philosopher’s stone. A good seed may lay dormant until the experiences of their lives has watered their soil with tears and enriched it with the ashes of their dreams, sprouting into a beautiful flower of wisdom, years—or lifetimes hence. ISBN-10: 1585422509. I do NOT want to self-publish. There is also a hardcover edition of this book, price $95 from PRS. There are several print-on-demand and Kindle editions of this book available from Amazon and other booksellers. The ill-advised followers of these self-appointed teachers, swallow wholesale the most absurd propositions put forward by these coolies of the Occult; these poachers on Spiritual grounds. We're afraid that no such 'code' exists, has existed, or ever will exist, except in the minds of novelists and conspiracy theorists. This is the central message of the Upanishads and why we commend the book to you for serious study and meditation. Parallel to the standard exoteric view of the state (whether of the established church, or of established science), there have long been other esoteric views about mind, spirituality and religion, that have been somewhat different, even radically different. & 1972 (2nd Ed). When asked again to express God in words, he says: 'Neti, neti', 'Not this, not this'; but when pressed for a positive explanation he utters the sublimely simple words: 'TAT TVAM ASI', 'Thou art That'. Both are well worth reading. Price second-hand from £50.00.       by Don Miguel Ruiz. But as few people nowadays know Greek or Latin sufficiently well to utilise these editions, we have not reviewed or recommended them. While we would recommend Schwaller de Lubicz's own books to those who wish to delve more deeply into the sacred sciences of ancient Egypt, his magnum opus—The Temple of Man—runs to over 1,000 pages and is not cheap at nearly £170 for the hardcover edition published by Inner Traditions in 1998. Why? Every sincere seeker who truly longs to scale the mountain of Truth should read the Upanishads, for in few other sacred texts can we find such clear and simple instructions to guide the feet of the traveller on the path to the Light. The Book of the Dead. Yes, say some spiritual teachers, both past and present but they err and err profoundly as you can read in our astral conversation on consciousness after death. The majority seem to prefer personality, fame, and drivellers of ineptitude who reconfirms our preconceived opinions. I have read so many metaphysical books over the years and was beginning to think that there was nothing left to stimulate my craving for esoteric knowledge. What matters to him is profit, the latest football scores, fun, food, and lots of sleep. We recommend the edition published by Weiser Books in 1970/72 (ISBN 0-87728-008-8), OR the photographic reprint by Elibron Classics published by Adamant Media Corporation in 2001 (ISBN 978-1402185038). The Training and Work of an Initiate And although you should always protect the fellow traveller lower than yourself on the ladder to the Light, you must at all times guard against being preached at or dictated to by them. They were written a century ago when the English language tended to be more verbiose and flowery. The book also contains important discussions upon the nature of illusion, sound, colour and rhythm, and an interesting article on an Ancient Lodge of Initiates. A compendium of the best in conspiracy research, you will find interesting anecdotes on the New World Order and all the various Illuminati groups that have … The book includes a detailed examination and discussion of reincarnation, initiation, evolution and the afterlife which is in complete accord with the true laws and principles of occult science as expounded in many of our articles. If that is your desire, we suggest that you take up reading tea-leaves or the Tarot! Apollonius of Tyana was thrown into prison and later tortured to death; Daniel was thrown to the lions; Raymund Lully was stoned to death; Joan of Arc was burnt at the stake; Ibn Gebirol, the Kabbalist, was murdered; Jaques Cazotte, the seer, was executed, and Socrates was condemned to death. Thirdly I highly recommend Leaves of Grass, by Whitman. He claims he was not writing metaphor, but I think his point was just take the world he wrote as valid as a story, The "Reduced Size Paperback" published in 1978 and reprinted in 1988 and 2000 by the PRS, costs $75. This is why their writing is so effective. The Science of Spirituality complements and enhances several other books I have read and it has been surprisingly easy to integrate the new information into my existing knowledge. AVAILABLE FROM Amazon.co.uk 532pp, ISBN 978-1402185038. It is also wrong to foist your beliefs on others who may be at a different stage on the Path than yourself; or who may simply be going by a different route. 5.Kabbalah: An Introduction and Illumination for the World Todayby Charles Ponce. and the list goes on. The Qabbalah (also written "Kabbalah", "Cabala", etc), which word means "doctrines received by tradition"—is a system of Jewish theosophy that played an important part in the establishment of the Christian Church. It determines as to whether it is a life of power or of impotence...of success or of failure.". Contact me if you have good information about a publisher – thank you, susan.murar@yahoo.ca. Occult biographies containing many occult truths. Although it was first published more than 100 years ago, W. T. Fernie's seminal source book on the various occult, alchemical, historical, mythological and magical lore and properties associated with precious stones and minerals has never been equalled. And yet, people do all the time, unaware of the pitying and gentle smiles of those who can see through them. We could easily have included many more books which are both scarce and expensive, but being aware of the fact that most sincere seekers have limited means we have favoured those that are free to read online, and/or are readily available in several editions and formats, both new and second-hand, at modest cost. by Will Parfett. If we honor the four agreements, we honor all things. Therefore, the term "esoteric knowledge" … For these reasons alone we highly recommend this book. uably the greatest general to ever live, Sun Tzu; this book is about how to overcome challenging             obstacles, take responsibility, and think outside the box. The spirit of the Upanishads can be compared with that of the New Testament summed up in the words 'I and my Father are one' and 'The kingdom of God is within you', the seed of which is found in the words of the Psalms 'I have said: Ye are gods; and all of you are the children of the most High'. The spiritual site for living men and women to learn about genuine spirituality, word magic, esoteric knowledge, freedom, sovereignty, and God's Law. They treat of and expound the secret meaning of the Vedic texts and the occult sciences. The central message of the Upanishads is that God must not be sought as something far away, abstract, and separate from us, but rather within us in the Higher Self which transcends the limitations and littleness of our earthly personality. Re-printed by Penguin Classics 2005.ISBN 978-0140441635. And what does a Master do with all his Wisdom and Power? Good shall lead to good, and evil to evil. Easily my favorite book! The Handbook of Higher Consciousness read in my 20s helped quiet my mind by doing the exercises within and guided me into living in a meditative state. IMPORTANT NOTE! In this vast sea of information, by so many authors, its hard to determine which books can give you the most useful information to maximize the use of your time. As the Author says in his Prelude: "THE optimist is right. NOTE. Price new from £7.00; second-hand from £1.00. Now 'Overcome' is not the same as 'Comprehend'. As we discuss in our article on the Art and Science of Astrology, modern Astrology has been largely stripped of astronomy and the esoteric, or hidden meaning of the stars and constellations, without which the important messages they have for us cannot be read or understood. The work is so valuable, and filled with energy, that I recommend it, and ask people to overlook the outdated views in the forward. We could then carry on as our usual intolerant, greedy and unrespectable selves, and have the Masters die on an assortment of crosses on our behalf—pay the consequences for us, so to speak. This French Qabalist, Rabi from the 19th century, compiled some of the deepest esoteric writing available. Softcover, 128pp.Price new from £4.99. However, the true nature of esoteric teachings, is that when you are ready for the information, it inspires you with a greater depth of understanding, that you can readily use to change your perspective of life. Lately this knowledge became openly available to anyone, the secret is not secret anymore. If you are ready for it. Do you think you would recognize a Master if you did meet one? This latter book is available to read online in HTML format at the Internet Sacred Text Archive. The science of numbers is one of the most important keys that unlocks the secrets of man and the universe. We would add that Isaac Meyer's book has nothing whatsoever to do with the fashionable craze of 'kabbalah' popularised by various Hollywood celebrities in recent years! This includes 54 symbolic colour plates, foldouts and an overlay as well as 200 black and white illustrations, an extensive bibliography and complete index. by Dion Fortune. The book has given me a whole new perspective on spiritual science which has enabled me to move out of a long stagnant period and into a period of real spiritual g… And when all the transient has been left behind, when final liberation has been attained, when our little self is lost in the greater Self in us and in the ALL, as a drop of water is lost in the sea, does it mean that all consciousness is lost? Esoteric Buddhism (see “‘Reincarnations’ of Buddha”). 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