In the United States and Western Europe occultists have a particular perspective on how they relate to mainstream society. Sometimes it’s useful to reflect on how the occult is perceived in other cultures and director Rungano Nyoni’s I Am Not… Continue Reading
Vol. 1, No. 6 of the Keep Silence edition of The Equinox is now available for purchase. Highlights include 4 class A texts: LIBER PORTA LVCIS, LIBER TZADDI, LIBER CHETH, and LIBER A’ASH, several texts on practice: LIBER TVRRIS and… Continue Reading
Available for pre-order in hardcover and Kindle formats, The Orphic Hymns: A New Translation for the Occult Practitioner is scheduled to release October 8 in the United States. According to Fishpond (“Australasia’s Biggest Online Store”): The Orphic hymns are fascinating… Continue Reading
Henrik Bogdan (University of Gothenburg, Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion) recently uploaded a scholarly paper, “Occultism in a Global Perspective,” on Academia.edu. Download it here: https://www.academia.edu/t/bVrFj-Mzb8UBB-bqBjws/5451314/Occultism_in_a_Global_Perspective Professor Bogdan and his family recently relocated to Austin, TX to… Continue Reading
Richard Kaczynski notes on his FB Feed: “The summer solstice 2018 issue of Solståndet—journal of Ordo Templi Orientis Sverige—is out. The contents are a mix of Swedish (2/3) and English (1/3), the latter consisting of the articles “Aka Dua: Gnosis Makes… Continue Reading
Author, artist, publisher etc. Carl Abrahamsson (who apparently is running around Atlantic City at the moment), posted a lecture on Vimeo a week ago for paid playback. The Vimeo page states: “Is there such a thing as a ‘world soul’?’… Continue Reading
All episodes of the Thelema, NOW! podcast now available for streaming and download at Spotify. You’ll still find it at OTO-usa.org of course! OR here: https://open.spotify.com/show/1Z2w7pez4XHrecsEqejzty?si=EVwycxo0QZi9n738bnBB-A. PLEASE “Follow” the podcast.
NICE! video of Massimo Introvigne’s lecture this past May at the Association for the Study of Esotericism conference held at Rice University in Houston Texas. Introvigne addressed the topic “Sacred Sexuality Within Contemporary Esoteric Groups” AT LENGTH! Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkR4DzMh02o&feature=youtu.be.
The Texts & Traditions Colloquium + the Mortlake Book Fair will take place in Seattle September 15-16. It’s being held at Green Wood Masonic Lodge 7910 Greenwood Ave North Seattle, WA 98103. The event site describes it as: “a weekend of… Continue Reading
The New York Times recently ran an extraordinary piece about a defunct 19th century religious movement having a surprise renaissance. This is one I found out about because a friend IMed me on FB and said “Meanwhile – Oahspe. Remember… Continue Reading