Tahuti Lodge, O.T.O. in the valley of New York will be hosting the lecture Introduction to the Qabalah: The Structure of the Tree of Life SATURDAY January 16 AT 2 PM EST. The event page on FB says: “Now you must… Continue Reading
A little-known chapter in the life of Aleister Crowley. In the January 1917 edition of Vanity Fair Crowley introduced modifications to the game of Bridge which he termed “Pirate Bridge” – Though I have never played any version of Bridge,… Continue Reading
Episode 7 of Sharron Kraus’ Preternatural Investigations podcast is called “How Weird Is Folk.” The posted description says: In which a contrast between the way folk music is seen in England and the US leads to speculation about the role… Continue Reading
Episode 6 of Sharron Kraus’ Preternatural Investigations podcast is called “Old Traditions and New.” The posted description says: In which an old, traditional ceremony – The Ancient Castleton Garland Ceremony – is compared with a new, invented one – the… Continue Reading
Angela Puca has posted video of her interview with Professor Marco Pasi on Aleister Crowley and Sex Magick. ENJOY! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPlKRJ88nM8.
Here’s an interesting study of the myth of Lagarrona, the witch of Evora, Portugal by Humberto Maggi. The myth was first introduced to the world at large through the Historia das Antiguidades de Evora by “Amador Patrício,” the pseudonym of Martim Cardoso de… Continue Reading
This passed Fall, The New York Times Book Review published a review by composer John Adams of a new book on Gnostic Saint Richard Wagner Wagnerism by Alex Ross. There’s a lot of things people have said about Wagner that… Continue Reading
I suspect that I’d already posted this video of John Yorke, Gerald Yorke’s son, showing off some of the Crowleyeana that he inherited from his father and discussing his father’s relationship with the Prophet of the Lovely Star — only… Continue Reading
Occult author Brian Johnson recently announced the upcoming publication of his new book, Necromancy in the Medici Library by UK publisher Hadean Press. This features “An edition and translation of excerpts from Biblioteca Medicca Laurenzianna. Pre-orders opening soon!
Palgrave Macmillan has announced the upcoming publication of a new title in its Palgrave Studies in New Religions and Alternative Spiritualities series. This will be Innovation in Esotericism from the Renaissance to the Present, edited by Georgina D. Hedesan and Tim Rudbøg.… Continue Reading