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Beings and Forces by Satprem.

      Constantly and unknowingly, we receive influences and inspirations from higher, superconscious regions, which express themselves inside us as ideas, ideals, aspirations, or works of art; they secretly mold our life, our future. Similarly, we constantly and unknowingly receive vital and subtle-physical vibrations, which determine our emotional life and relationship with the world… read more »


      The black magician cannot use the symbols of white magic without bringing down upon himself the forces of white magic, which would be fatal to his schemes. He must therefore distort the hierograms so that they typify the occult fact that he himself is distorting the principles for which the symbols stand…. read more »

The Adventure of Consciousness

“All the vibrations of disorder that we call “our” sorrow or “our” troubles have the immediate result of weakening or disintegrating our protective “field of snow,” which means that the door is wide open to the adverse [occult/hyperdimensional] forces. They have a thousand and one ways of attacking us — for we are indeed under… read more »

“The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, 1888-1901″

Abstract This article presents the history of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn (1888-1901), the most influential hermetic society of the nineteenth century. Its members practiced and trained initiates in using natural magic to enrich one’s connection with a spiritual realm of being. Although secretive, the Golden Dawn was, nevertheless, both the product of,… read more »

The First Initiation.

  By Mme Jeanne de Salzmann You will see that in life you receive exactly what you give. Your life is the mirror of what you are. It is in your image. You are passive, blind, demanding. You take all, you accept all, without feeling any obligation. Your attitude toward the world and toward life… read more »

Selected musings

  In the holy Zohar it is written that through the study of the secret wisdom, the final liberation will come with compassion. Not with judgment alone. Now the wisdom is no longer secret. Sages and masters have found ways to make it accessible to all. Those who learn it and spread it, they are… read more »


THE LIFE AND TEACHINGS OF THOTH HERMES TRISMEGISTUS IN THE SECRET TEACHINGS OF ALL AGES THUNDER rolled, lightning flashed, the veil of the Temple was rent from top to bottom. The venerable initiator, in his robes of blue and gold, slowly raised his jeweled wand and pointed with it into the darkness revealed by the… read more »