By Robert Anton Wilson, Miriam Joan Hill
Earlier than the X-Files, ahead of alt.conspiracy, there has been Robert Anton Wilson and his mythical Illuminatus! Trilogy. Now this avatar of conspiriology, well known for his razor wit and revolutionary philosophy, takes you on a desirable, eclectic trip via what Wilson has termed the "Cultic Twilight" the place conspiracy theories flourish.
Everything Is lower than Control covers the diversity of Wilson's kaleidoscopic wisdom, from John Adams to the Voronezh (former Soviet Union) flying saucers sighting, the Campus campaign for Cthulhu to the Mothman prophecies, and every little thing in among. What do the Freemasons, the Kennedys, and Princess Diana have in universal? All are on the heart of enormous conspiracy theories with enormously advanced and forever multiplying twists, turns, highways and byways. prepared by way of alphabetical entries which come with cross-references to different entries within the ebook and likewise offer addresses to similar websites on the net, this publication is actually interactive--you can dip in, learn via, or keep on with one of many URLs from an engaging access onto the web.
What a few well-known humans say approximately Robert Anton Wilson:
"A superb barker hawking tickets to the main exciting tilt-a-whirls and bold loop-o-planes at the halfway to raised consciousness."
"Wilson controlled to opposite each psychological polarity in me, as though I were pulled via infinity."
--Philip okay. Dick
"One of an important clinical philosophers of his century--scholarly, witty, medical, hip and hopeful."
--Dr. Timothy Leary
By Eliphas Levi
Eliphas Lvi was once steeped within the Western occult culture and a grasp of the Rosicrucian interpretation of the Qabalah, which types the root of magic as practiced within the West at the present time. the foremost of the Mysteries represents the end result of Lvi's options and is written with sophisticated and mild irony. It unearths the mysteries of faith and the secrets and techniques of the Qabalah, supplying a comic strip of the prophetic theology of numbers. The mysteries of nature, akin to spiritualism and fluidic phantoms, are explored. Magical mysteries, the idea of the desire with its 22 axioms are divulged. and eventually it bargains "the nice sensible secrets." the real greatness of this paintings, besides the fact that, lies in its skill to put occult proposal firmly in Western non secular traditions. For Lvi, the learn of the occult used to be the learn of a divine technology, the maths of God.
By H. J. M. Turner
St Symeon the recent Theologian (949-1022) is thought of as probably the most major figures in Byzantine mysticism. even though a really debatable determine in his personal lifetime, he's now respected either in Orthodox and different Christian traditions. After starting his monastic lifestyles whereas nonetheless relatively younger, he turned hegumen of the monastery of St Mamas, and held that place for numerous years. lots of his writings, together with the Discourses and
Hymns, have seemed in print, yet his 4 epistles haven't been released of their entirety till now.
In those 4 letters, along with criticising these contending opposed to him, Symeon writes as a pastor, involved to offer sensible ethical counsel. He makes a speciality of confession, repentence, and the position of the religious father. H. J. M. Turner information the biographic and textual context of this scholarly annotated variation. He makes use of the formerly unpublished Greek textual content confirmed by way of Joseph Paramelle to supply an authoritative foundation for his translation. essentially and accessibly awarded, those letters
serve to augment our realizing of Symeon's existence and paintings.
By James Van Praagh
"[James Van Praagh] has replaced people's lives, banished the phobia of demise, and taken grieving mom and dad the solace in their useless kid's presence...IT IS most unlikely to not BE MOVED." (Newsweek) this is often the groundbreaking publication which brought popular medium James Van Praagh to the area. this is often the booklet that modified people's lives, that gave them wish, that responded their so much profound questions on lifestyles after dying. this can be the phenomenon that maintains to grow... "A really good and uplifting book...I hugely suggest it. when you've got ever feared dying or grieved the lack of a family member, James Van Praagh's religious tales and classes will heal your center. he's certainly probably the most proficient mediums on the earth at this time." (Brian L. Weiss, M.D., writer Many Lives, Many Masters)
By Hildegard of Bingen, Joseph L. Baird, Radd K. Ehrman
This is often the second one quantity in what's going to be a translation with complete scholarly gear of the full correspondence of St. Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179). the interpretation follows Van Acker's definitive re-creation of the Latin textual content, that's being released serially in Belgium via Brepols. As in that variation, the letters are equipped in line with the rank of the addressees. the 1st quantity integrated 90 letters to and from the top rating prelates in Hildegard's international: popes, archbishops, and bishops. quantity II contains letters 91-217, during which Hildegard addresses lower-ranking religious leaders (abbots and abbesses, for the main half) delivering recommendation and comfort, and is very noteworthy for the correspondence with Guilbert of Gembloux, who offers a wealth of data in regards to the saint and her non secular present.
By Barbara Ardinger
This is a guide on the best way to practice sacred ceremonies within the culture of Goddess spirituality in one's own residence with traditional home goods. An annual cycle of celebrations is incorporated, as is recommendation on tips to manage an altar and use basic instruments. the writer, a practitioner of Wicca (witchcraft), expounds the life-affirming, eco-feminist values of that culture. feedback for rituals and concepts for inventing one's personal are given. Poetry and advantages mixture in a name which helps social gathering of the Goddess picture in lifestyle. those rituals are own, relocating rites which rejoice love and peace, and which act as meditations for contemplating new rituals, previous traditions, and the process women's lives.
By Ormond McGill
What makes all types of magic and mysticism are the secrets and techniques. This e-book may good be known as the "textbook" of the Hindu magicians, and it unearths secrets and techniques which have been passed down from father to son for hundreds of years in India. The origina ldraft of this paintings used to be written in Calcutta in collaboration with Sadhu Parimal Bandhu. people who are conversant in Ormond McGill's the key global of Witchcraft and spiritual Mysteries of the Orient, coauthored together with his associate, Ron Ormond, will realize the identify of Parimal Bandhu. he's a Hindu sage of magnificcent wisdom. probably, it used to be as a result of his hot friendship with Ron Ormond and his appreciation of Ormond McGill's specialist curiosity in magic,as an American magician and hypnotist, that he so generously printed those secrets and techniques of Yoga magical and mystical teachings. additionally, the Sadhu used to be a guy of excessive intuitive powers, so it truly is totally attainable that he sensed the time as being correct for now starting to western humans this part of the esoteric knowledge of the Orient. First, you'll be proven tips to practice a few of the smart Hindu Fakir magic: you'll research the secrets and techniques of "The transforming into Mango Tree," "The Hindu Basket Trick," "The Dry Sand Trick," "The Diving Duck," and diverse others of India's classical mysteries that co thoroughly baffle the travelers. and the way do you want to benefit the key of the mythical "East Indian Rope Trick?" you're given the reason. You enhance right into a wisdom of the excessive magic of India and are taught within the examining of the Akashic files, astral projection, and Yoga cosmology. and also you how to practice Yama, the Yoga approach to self-development that's stated to make a guy over thoroughly anew.Further, in the course of the type cooperation of the govt. of India, a superb photo gallery of a few of India's so much awesome inventive and archetectural background is given during this booklet
By Barbara Ardinger
More girls than ever are incorporating a few type of religious perform into their day-by-day lives, and never regularly in conventional non secular shape, yet as replacement or hybrid practices. In training the Presence of the Goddess, Barbara Ardinger deals a large choice of meditations and private rituals to aid girls honor the female spirit and commune with the Goddess. those contain making a sacred area at domestic, construction a significant altar, utilizing ritual and meditation to complement knowledge, and inventing new rituals to have a good time own occasions. The author's wry, light humor and loving perspective shine during the textual content, which bargains probabilities starting from bringing love into one's lifestyles to having a heart-to-heart with the Goddess.