Stitcher. 2. Ignoring esoteric knowledge has a cost, a very high one. Notable writers such as Guido von List spread neo-pagan, nationalist ideas, based on Wotanism and the Kabbalah. But in the degree that you are willing and capable of considering them with an open mind, we venture to hope that, like our many appreciative readers, you will find our website to be a refuge of sanity and tranquility that will inspire and encourage YOU on your own path to the Light, regardless of your personal religious beliefs and convictions or lack of any. [25] Egil Asprem has endorsed this approach. In such cases it is better to be a witty fool than a foolish wit. We heartily endorse these sane and reasonable sentiments from an occultist of great experience and much wisdom, and would hope that no open-minded thinking seeker genuinely in search of Truth would disagree with them. [16] The modern academy, then in the process of developing, consistently rejected and ignored topics coming under "the occult", thus leaving research into them largely to enthusiasts outside of academia. His work would gain significant support in both areas over the following centuries. It includes many different … There is nothing outdated in the Ancient Wisdom. [141] Each has an exoteric or outer particularity, and an esoteric or inner core. The spreading of secret teachings and magic practices found enthusiastic adherents in the chaos of Germany during the interwar years. In the first of an occasional series of light-hearted investigations, two colourful occult students attempt to answer this question. What we do promote are the teachings of the Wise philosophers and spiritual Masters of the past and present, none of which can conflict in any way with the highest ideals of any religion. We examine the Hermetic Laws of Rhythm and Cause and Effect and analyse the tenth and eleventh Emerald Tablets of Thoth the Atlantean. [100] Various Spiritualist mediums came to be disillusioned with the esoteric thought available, and sought inspiration in pre-Swedenborgian currents; the most prominent of these were Emma Hardinge Britten (1823–1899) and Helena Blavatsky (1831–1891), the latter of whom called for the revival of the "occult science" of the ancients, which could be found in both the East and West. They become followers of such and such a person or such and such a body of literature. A reader's thoughts on the subject of stones by P. G. An appreciative reader shares his discovery of our website and what it means to him. The Hidden Knowledge Course: A free, mind-expanding course brings light to the shadow aspects of our world. You can read more about fools and foolishness elsewhere on our website. We are often asked by readers what the Ancient Wisdom is and where it is to be found. True knowledge or wisdom is not something that one can acquire in an academic way just by using the brain. The virtue and uses of Humility on the path to the Light by Seán Mac Gréine. The authors of this website do not claim any famous predecessors, titles or 'occult' qualifications. You can find a complete list of all the author's books below, together with links to those titles which you can read online. For as Hermes tells us: You may ask at this point why so many people who consider themselves 'spiritual' who say they long for Truth are so very reluctant to study the Ancient Wisdom and learn the keys to it? An investigation of the contemporary misunderstanding and misuse of the magical arts. [88] Although condemned by Germany's Lutheran authorities, Böhme's ideas spread and formed the basis for a number of small religious communities, such as Johann Georg Gichtel's Angelic Brethren in Amsterdam, and John Pordage and Jane Leade's Philadelphian Society in England. The first misconception we aim to correct is that the Occult is 'evil'. Colin Duggan. The Holy Royal Arch is the perfect example of esoteric knowledge that can be obtained through participation in the Masonic side orders, and by joining this order you can gain a much more lucid understanding of the Craft rituals and symbolism. Esoteric knowledge is said to have an inner or secret meaning. In short, 'modern' magic is often nothing more than self-indulgent mental masturbation at best and pure sorcery at worst, as you can read in our Occult FAQ and study course article on Magic. Do we not all know the famous verse of William Blake? In fact, this is a vast field of knowledge that studies the deep-mystical meaning of human life. Instead, Paracelsus urged doctors to learn medicine through an observation of the natural world, although in later work he also began to focus on overtly religious questions. The Universal Law of Attraction What do you think about? Separating fact from the fancies that surround the subject of Atlantis. Part one of an investigation of the concealed wisdom in sublime poetry.We discuss the difference between poetastery and poetry and analyse some poems by Omar Khayyæm, Shakespeare, Keats, Milton, Spenser and Dante. [110] On the other hand, the German hermetic magic order Fraternitas Saturni was founded on Easter 1928 and it is one of the oldest continuously running magical groups in Germany. A warning to those who imagine they can master the Occult Sciences overnight. to distinguish the field from a universal esotericism. By 1939, Wiligut was "forcibly retired from the SS" due to being institutionalised for insanity. We conclude our discussion of Regeneration, tell you more about the God Thoth, and examine the first of Dr Doreal's Emerald Tablets of Thoth the Atlantean. This website is a not-for-profit, non-commercial venture which is funded solely by private donations for educational, study, research and charitable purposes only. Nothing in This Book Is True, But It’s Exactly How Things Are is an account of humankind’s function within the grand celestial battle between internal and external knowledge. Also, that fools rush in where angels fear to tread. [113] Conversely, other forms of esoteric thought retained the anti-commercial and counter-cultural sentiment of the 1960s and 1970s, namely the techno-shamanic movement promoted by figures such as Terence McKenna and Daniel Pinchbeck which built on the work of anthropologist Carlos Castaneda. "Imagination and Mediations": Faivre believed that all esotericists place great emphasis on both the human, "Experience of Transmutation": Faivre's fourth intrinsic characteristic of esotericism was the emphasis that esotericists place on fundamentally transforming themselves through their practice, for instance through the spiritual transformation that is alleged to accompany the attainment of, "Practice of Concordance": The first of Faivre's secondary characteristics of esotericism was the belief – held by many esotericists, such as those in the, "Transmission": Faivre's second secondary characteristic was the emphasis on the transmission of esoteric teachings and secrets from a master to their disciple, through a process of, This page was last edited on 3 January 2021, at 20:36. In practice, no duty is more universally neglected. This is why we don't answer every question readers put to us. Molière said that there is nothing quite so odious as a learnéd fool. If you would have the forbidden knowledge closely guarded by the elite and held back from the masses, it is yours to be had. Science simply laughs at such statements, and quite rightly too, for their real meaning is cloaked in allegory, symbolism and mythology. A third views Western esotericism as a category encompassing all of Western culture's "rejected knowledge" that is accepted neither by the scientific establishment nor by orthodox religious authorities. But can we say the same about a fool and his thinking, always provided a fool does think? These may seem elementary questions to experienced occultists and mystics, but for those confused by the sheer amount of New Age teachings, preparations for planetary and personal 'ascension', apocalypses and doomsday predictions to be found on the Internet and in books, such questions deserve clear and simple answers. Therefore, I assume the following: I have a worldview in which consciousness is primary, the cosmos is an undivided whole, I am part of that whole, and that … Books or learning, the common means to human understanding, are not capable of describing the esoteric knowledge of the reality of the Supreme. The same may be said for Magic, or 'magick' as many people insist on spelling it, which is even less understood nowadays than occultism. The book has given me a whole new perspective on spiritual science which has enabled me to move out of a long stagnant period an… The same applies to 'chaos', 'light', 'sand' and 'moist substance'. Down the rabbit hole. This is not surprising considering that the word 'occult' is nowadays mostly associated with all that is evil. One of the reasons we launched this website nearly nine years ago was to combat this deluge of half-truths, speculations, conspiracy theories and misconceptions. Many more ask us whether there is any truth in the teachings of those who purport to receive knowledge from so-called 'ETs', 'angels' and 'cosmic masters'. An investigation of the universal language of Occult Science and the keys to it. under the labels of "superstition", "magic", and "the occult" - terms often used interchangeably. [81], Another core figure in this intellectual milieu was Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (1463–1494), who achieved notability in 1486 by inviting scholars from across Europe to come and debate with him 900 theses that he had written. [44] He listed these characteristics as follows: Faivre's form of categorisation has been endorsed by scholars like Goodrick-Clarke,[52] and by 2007 Bogdan could note that Faivre's had become "the standard definition" of Western esotericism in use among scholars. [102] In England,[103] the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, an initiatory order devoted to magic which based itself on an understanding of kabbalah, was founded in the latter years of the century. I read again the article 'The adept and the imp', 'The Jihadi and Jinn' and 'The lure of the law of attraction'. If they did they would not be laws, but speculations and theories. An occult investigation of the nature and meaning of Love, with an afterword by John Temple in which he examines some of the many references to love in the Bible. In the Secret Doctrine, reviewed in the books section of our website, you may read that the Ancient Wisdom "is to be found scattered throughout thousands of volumes embodying the scriptures of the great Asiatic and early European religions.". [65], Goodrick-Clarke was critical of this approach, believing that it relegated Western esotericism to the position of "a casualty of positivist and materialist perspectives in the nineteenth-century" and thus reinforces the idea that Western esoteric traditions were of little historical importance. We examine the teachings of the Asclepios, look into the 'Void', and analyse the second and third Emerald Tablets of Thoth the Atlantean. Esoteric knowledge synonyms, Esoteric knowledge pronunciation, Esoteric knowledge translation, English dictionary definition of Esoteric knowledge. An investigation of the magical power of art for good and evil. Please do not be misled by the word 'Ancient'. Many people ask why such knowledge and truth has been hidden from the world. Brill. "[119], Granholm noted that esoteric ideas and images could be found in many aspects of Western popular media, citing such examples as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Avatar, Hellblazer, and His Dark Materials. An investigation of vegetarianism, spirituality and health in the light of Occult Science. How true these words are today when bigots, fools and slaves are in the ascendant and the wise are not where they should be. This led me to abandon Christianity and seek the Truth in other religions. If you feel that you have something to say that may encourage and inspire others in their personal search for Truth we will be glad to consider it for publication. Many of the themes in his music later found their way into his books, which in our view are his most important and lasting gift to the world. Only in such books as H. P. Blavatsky's Secret Doctrine and The Golden Star—both reviewed on this website—can we find some of the keys that unlock the meaning of such enigmatical verses. [70] In the 2nd and 3rd centuries CE, a number of texts appeared which were attributed to Hermes Trismegistus, including the Corpus Hermeticum, Asclepius, and The Discourse on the Eighth and Ninth. It was the Gnostic belief that humans, who were imbued with the divine light, should seek to attain gnosis and thus escape from the world of matter and rejoin the divine source. The short answer is “Yes, no, maybe.” Esotericism is any topic “intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people with a specialized knowledge or interest.” This certainly applies to Masonry. The etic approach is that of the scholar as an historian, a researcher, with a critical view. An allegorical tale for the Few by Erika Hahn. ‘The … Why, too, do people who are otherwise intelligent and sensible blindly swallow the nonsense broadcast on Youtube and other websites by self-appointed 'teachers' without bothering to investigate the source of such teachings or at the very least question the accuracy of their pronouncements? In Genesis we may read that: "In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. Melzer's book performs an additional service by distinguishing the variety of goals pursued by esoteric writers. …an esoteric knowledge (hereafter called esoterism) that explores the divine life itself and its relationship to the extra-divine level of being (i.e., the natural, finite realm), a relationship that is subject to the “law of correspondences.” From this perspective, the extra-divine is … The simple answer is to prevent it being misused. We are quite sure that Dr Michaud would have done the same had the technology existed to do this in the last century. [59], — Historian of religion Henrik Bogdan, 2007. But, as we said earlier, these keys have to be learned before they can be used, and that takes time and a great deal of study. [138] [33] It subsequently became a popular approach within several esoteric movements, most notably Martinism and Traditionalism. Viruses, Panspermia and the Mystery of the Grail by J. K. L. J. K. L. reviews this rare classic of occult literature by J Michaud PhD. Robert Cochrane and the Gardnerian Craft: Feuds, Secrets, and Mysteries in Contemporary British Witchcraft Ethan Doyle White. The Ancient Wisdom and Occult Truths to be found in REAL Astrology. In a religious context, gnosis is mystical or esoteric knowledge based on direct participation with the divine. A wry look at the follies and foibles of mankind by Gabrielle Annunziato. This is what I have always wanted. Does this put you off? [130] As Hanegraaff noted, Western esotericism had to be studied as a separate field to religion, philosophy, science, and the arts, because while it "participates in all these fields" it does not squarely fit into any of them. The seventeenth century saw the development of initiatory societies professing esoteric knowledge such as Rosicrucianism and Freemasonry, while the Age of Enlightenment of the eighteenth century led to the development of new forms of esoteric thought. [79], Plethon's ideas interested the ruler of Florence, Cosimo de Medici, who employed Florentine thinker Marsilio Ficino (1433–1499) to translate Plato's works into Latin. Most people do not stop to think what a little foolery can do in governing the affairs of the world. A critical examination of the premises, promises and plans of material science. Part two of an investigation of the concealed wisdom in sublime poetry.Esoteric meaning in Shelley's metaphysical drama Prometheus Unbound. [62] Accordingly, he believed that esoteric groups placed a great emphasis on secrecy, not because they were inherently rooted in elite groups but because the idea of concealed secrets that can be revealed was central to their discourse. One was that there was an engrained prejudice towards esotericism within academia, resulting in the widespread perception that the history of esotericism was not worthy of academic research. A tremendous amount of misinformation and fantasy is now to be found on the Internet and in books on a wide variety of occult, religious, magical and mystical subjects. [63] Examining the means of accessing higher knowledge, he highlighted two themes that he believed could be found within esotericism, that of mediation through contact with non-human entities, and individual experience. [31] The existence of this universal inner tradition has not been discovered through scientific or scholarly enquiry; this had led some[who?] When force is applied in any way with regard to a teaching, this teaching becomes dogma; and it is far better to believe in nothing at all—if that were possible—than to be dogmatic. Spirituality Approach to Theistic Science Can there be Esoteric Knowledge? [29], A definition adopted by some scholars has used "Western esotericism" in reference to "inner traditions" which are concerned with a "universal spiritual dimension of reality, as opposed to the merely external ('exoteric') religious institutions and dogmatic systems of established religions. After World War II they reformed the Fraternitas Saturni. Hanegraaff follows a distinction between an “emic” and an “etic” approach to religious studies. Dogma turns men from being the true sons of the Father, into unthinking slaves and machines. [98], In Europe, a movement usually termed "occultism" emerged as various figures attempted to find a "third way" between Christianity and positivist science while building on the ancient, medieval, and Renaissance traditions of esoteric thought. [113] By the 1980s, these currents of millenarian currents had come to be widely known as the New Age movement, and it became increasingly commercialised as business entrepreneurs exploited a growth in the spiritual market. Music was Dr Michaud's first and greatest love, and this comes through in all his books, but especially in Symphonie Fantastique, though this is not a book about music! Others will shudder at the very word 'Occult' and return to the safety of religious orthodoxy. Copernicus' theories were adopted into esoteric strains of thought by Giordano Bruno (1548–1600), whose ideas would be deemed heresy by the Roman Catholic Church, eventually resulting in his public execution. [74], After the fall of Rome, alchemy[75] and philosophy and other aspects of the tradition were largely preserved in the Arab and Near Eastern world and reintroduced into Western Europe by Jews[76] and by the cultural contact between Christians and Muslims in Sicily and southern Italy. Nor do we promote such subjects in any of our articles. Three inspirational poems by Mason Warden. [24] Given these influences and the imprecise nature of the term "Western", the scholar of esotericism Kennet Granholm has argued that academics should cease referring to "Western esotericism" altogether, instead simply favouring "esotericism" as a descriptor of this phenomenon. This enchanting book contains the teachings of a forgotten ancient Chinese Philosopher of over 2,000 years ago. The dynamic Hidden Knowledge Course provides an in-depth, comprehensive understanding of powerful forces at work behind the scenes in our world of which few are aware. An investigation of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. There has never been a time when these truths were more vitally needed than today. Traditional or exoteric astrology is the astrology of the personality. Serial Killers, medical mysteries, ghostly encounters and much more await. [9] "Esotericism" and "occultism" were often employed[by whom?] During the Renaissance, a number of European thinkers began to synthesize "pagan" (that is, not Christian) philosophies, which were then being made available through Arabic translations, with Christian thought and the Jewish kabbalah. Find your way. The 12th century saw the development of the Kabbalah in southern Italy and medieval Spain.[77]. For Deepsight :- True Esoteric Knowledge Of God Possessed By Humans - Religion (5) - Nairaland. Therefore, the term "esoteric knowledge" can be translated as "knowledge from within" or "inner knowledge." within a triangle symbol on the back of their shirt . The quality or condition of being esoteric. Who built Britain's enigmatic prehistoric monument and why? Tags: Atlantis consciousness knowledge lemuria The information in the following timeline was compiled from several metaphysical sources other than myself, which I deemed trustworthy for such purpose. [13] The first to do so, Ehregott Daniel Colberg [de] (1659–1698), a German Lutheran theologian, wrote Platonisch-Hermetisches Christianity (1690–91). In most Gnostic systems, the sufficient cause of salvation is this "knowledge of" ("acquaintance with") the divine. An investigation of the esoteric meaning and hidden properties of water. Dancer at a pop concert with the all-seeing eye . Essentially, Esoteric Chakra-puncture is a form of healing for the body in which needles, applied very lightly, allow the body to configure back to a true energetic and physical harmonious state, and thus clearing the ill energetic and physical energetic state that the body is in. This does not mean that the empirical evidence of traditional astrology is invalid. The nineteenth century saw the emergence of new trends of esoteric thought that have come to be known as occultism. 'Western esotericism' is not a natural term but an artificial category, applied retrospectively to a range of currents and ideas that were known by other names at least prior to the end of the eighteenth century. Now in my stated aim, I can confirm success to a certain limit … Ficino went on to translate and publish the works of various Platonic figures, arguing that their philosophies were compatible with Christianity, and allowing for the emergence of a wider movement in Renaissance Platonism, or Platonic Orientalism. The medieval period also saw the publication of grimoires, which offered often elaborate formulas for theurgy and thaumaturgy. When you have done so, read Astral Conversations which has been written specifically for those who know little or nothing about the occult. The academic study of Western esotericism only emerged in the late twentieth-century, pioneered by scholars like Frances Yates and Antoine Faivre. [28] What does change is our perception of these Truths and laws as we learn to distinguish the false from the true, but this can only come about gradually. Perhaps Blake meant that folly must give way to wisdom eventually since life may make the greatest fool wise through bitter experience. How do check that esoteric knowledge is true? An investigation of the 'Doomsday' and 'Rapture' prophecies connected with the entrance of the Sun into the zodiacal sign of Libra in September 2017. This most unusual book, subtitled a 'Diablerie in Four Movements or a Symphony in Words', is unique in occult literature. An important word that we need to decipher in the previous paragraph is universe. Nairaland Forum / Nairaland / General / Religion / For Deepsight :- True Esoteric Knowledge Of God Possessed By Humans (5370 Views) Esoteric Knowledge Search For This Books And Be Enlightened / Can A However, Pope Innocent VIII condemned these ideas, criticising him for attempting to mix pagan and Jewish ideas with Christianity. A reader's story of her struggle to find Inner Peace by Rose Wood. We discuss health and medicine from the perspective of occult science, and consider some of the better-known alternative therapies. One reader's moving story of their search for Truth by Kurt Flaxman. We know of none. There is no evidence that Rosenkreutz was a genuine historical figure, nor that a Rosicrucian Order had ever existed up to that point. [22] Historian of religion Henrik Bogdan asserted that Western esotericism constituted "a third pillar of Western culture" alongside "doctrinal faith and rationality", being deemed heretical by the former and irrational by the latter. "[18], Various academics have emphasised the idea that esotericism is a phenomenon unique to the Western world; as Faivre stated, an "empirical perspective" would hold that "esotericism is a Western notion". You may think this is an exaggerated claim, but if you have any experience of occultism and occult teachings and read just one of these remarkable books, you will know we write the truth. 0. The same definition applies to the occult mysteries; that is knowledge and truth which is not visibly apparent. No matter what religion (Christinaity, Islam, Hinduism, etc. Only now do I understand what it means to loose your soul. An allegorical tale for those who wish to learn the science of symbolism. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the fear of death. If you have no such experience, we encourage you to read The Golden Star which, despite the advanced occult teachings it contains, has been carefully written in such a fascinating manner to appeal to, and hold the interest of the beginner, from the first inspired page to the last. [80] Ficino also translated part of the Corpus Hermeticum, although the rest would be translated by his contemporary, Lodovico Lazzarelli (1447–1500). And is a young fool any different to an old fool, like the writer perchance? Chaos magick and the legitimacy of innovation". We have now seen that the Ancient Wisdom is to be found everywhere; it lies literally all around us in plain sight, if we will only learn how to look with a seeing eye, open mind and understanding heart. [8] The French occultist and ceremonial magician Eliphas Lévi (1810–1875) popularized the term in the 1850s, and Theosophist Alfred Percy Sinnett (1840–1921) introduced it into the English language in his book Esoteric Buddhism (1883). He doesn't have enough sense to know when he is hurt at the moment the wise man perceives his foolishness. The idea of grouping a wide range of Western traditions and philosophies together under the category that is now termed esotericism developed in Europe during the late seventeenth century. An occult investigation of Philosophy in three parts from the founders of Greek philosophy to the present day. It is for this reason that we have re-published them in electronic format, and made them freely available to all at no cost. [42] However, the primary exponent of this view was Faivre, who published a series of criteria for how to define "Western esotericism" in 1992. Jesus Christ and the Sacred Meaning of Christmas – Part 2 of 2 (Article–Video) Pao Chang | December 24, 2020 (Public Article) Every year millions, if not billions, of people … It is fitting that we end this short review of the Ancient Wisdom with another quotation from Hermes Trismegistus which you can find in The Virgin of the World. HOME | ABOUT | WHY STUDY OCCULT SCIENCE? We bring nothing of our own to the mystical, occult and philosophical teachings we disseminate except the string that ties them all together in the love and service we all owe to the Source of All-Wisdom and Truth, which is God. Why and how it was concealed and the meaning of the parable of the prodigal son. I have found in my thirty plus years of study, that there are a group of authors that tend to be more effective in conveying, not only knowledge, but light as well. Many will tell you they only have one life to live and are going to make the most of it by employing so-called 'magic' to acquire as much worldly wealth and personal power as circumstances allow. The great Spiritual Truths and the universal laws that govern the material and spiritual worlds cannot change. The first, and by far the most common way is just to trust some people or some texts. [40] It therefore stands as a radical alternative to the disenchanted world views which have dominated Western culture since the scientific revolution,[40] and must therefore always be at odds with secular culture.[41]. Aether is a unique essence of life force energy that flows through the universe and most of existence. [21] Hanegraaff has characterised these as "recognisable world views and approaches to knowledge that have played an important although always controversial role in the history of Western culture". "[22] In this respect, it contains all of the theories and world views that have been rejected by the mainstream intellectual community because they do not accord with "normative conceptions of religion, rationality and science". We investigate some of the theories of material science and compare them with the facts of Occult Science, to discover what matter really is. They have no wish to improve the lives of their fellow human beings or worldly conditions. The word is derived from the comparative form of Greek ἔξω eksô, "from, out of, outside".It signifies anything which is public, without limits, or universal.It is distinguished from internal esoteric knowledge. and a hand sign symbolizing three sixes. Then read and study the following three articles: Frequently asked questions about the Occult answered. Hidden meaning in the parable of the talents in the New Testament. 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