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Gnosis 29: The Body. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions

Gnosis 29: The Body. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions (New)

by Gnosis

Publisher: Gnosis

Binding: Magazine

Book ID: GNO29, GNO29

Price: $9.00


"For most of us, our bodies have become storage vaults for undigested impressions, for impressions too charged or painful to confront."
- Dennis Lewis, from The Further Reaches of Self-Observation

Contents -- Fall 1993

Editorial: The Millennium is a Mirage

by Jay Kinney

Notes & Comments


Skeptic's Corner

A column by Ted Schultz
Scientific Tests of Astrology

Alternative Realities

A column by Stephan A. Hoeller
American Gnosis

Introduction: A Gown Both Subtle and Dense

by Richard Smoley
Embodiment encompasses many levels, from the finest to the most palpable.

The Body of Light

by John Mann and Lar Short
A brief introduction to the notion of subtle bodies.

The Further Reaches of Self-Observation

by Dennis Lewis
The pathway to consciousness leads straight through the body.

The Body Electric

by Normandi Ellis
How the ancient Egyptians viewed human embodiment.

Knowledge of the Body: The GNOSIS Interview with Michael Murphy

by Richard Smoley
Esalen's founder reflects on the past, present, and future of self-transformation.

Kabbalah, Sexuality, and the Body

by Avram Davis
Why traditional Judaism doesn't see the body as private property.

Fingers of Flame: Christianity and the Spiritualization of the Body

by Cynthia Bourgeault
Does Christianity really teach us to hate the flesh?

Learning How to Learn

by Dennis Leri
For Moshe Feldenkrais, body work was not a matter of repair, but instruction.

The Hunter's Eucharist

by Chas S. Clifton
Is sport hunting really a sin against nature?

Book Reviews

  • Healing and the Mind by Bill Moyers
  • The Sevenfold Journey by Anodea Judith and Selene Vega
  • Divine Light and Fire: Experiencing Esoteric Christianity by Peter Roche de Coppens
  • HPB: The Extraordinary Life and Influence of Helena Blavatsky by Sylvia Cranston
  • Facing the World with Soul by Robert Sardello
  • The Meditator's Guidebook by Lucy Oliver
  • The Doctrine of the Subtle Body in the Western Tradition by GRS Mead
  • Faces in the Clouds: A New Theory of Religion by Stewart Elliott Guthrie
  • The Two Million-Year-Old Self by Anthony Stevens
  • Road to Heaven: Encounters with Chinese Hermits by Arthur Versluis
  • The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience by Varela, Thompson, and Rosch

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Allen, Lasara Firefox
Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.

"Jailbreaking the Goddess is an important contribution to the writings on Goddess tradition and feminist spirituality. . . . I love her political savvy, her sensitivity around issues of diversity and cultural awareness and appropriation, and her unabashed celebration of pleasure, sensuality, and life!" -- Starhawk

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Beyond the Mauve Zone. Enhanced Edition. Beyond the Mauve Zone. Enhanced Edition.
Grant, Kenneth

London: Starfire Publishing, 2016. Limited Edition. A new, enhanced edition of BEYOND THE MAUVE ZONE, fully corrected by Michael Staley using Kenneth Grant's personal copy with his annotations. The volume has also been re-set, and includes a new index that should prove most useful. A FINE CLOTH COPY in illustrated dust jacket. Custom end papers. Colored frontispiece, and twenty-four page plate section with the majority of the images being in color. 324 pages, indexed. Octavo. This is the eighth,...

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The Blazing Dew of Stars The Blazing Dew of Stars
Smith, David Chaim
Fulgur Limited

London: Fulgur Limited, 2013. Limited to 1001 copies only. Square landscape folio. For those who have had the joy of handling and experiencing The Sacrificial Universe released last year, this new book will continue that fine tradition. The Blazing Dew of Stars is a complex mystical text which speaks with many voices to introduce the practice of Kabbalistic contemplative alchemy. The volume offers glimpses of a rare view of direct application and immersion into the Real, intertwini...

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The Sworn Book of Honorius: Liber Iuratus Honorii The Sworn Book of Honorius: Liber Iuratus Honorii
Honorius of Thebes
Ibis Press / Nicolas-Hayes

As the title testifies, students were sworn to secrecy before being given access to this magic text, and only a few manuscripts have survived. Bits of its teachings, such as the use of the magic whistle for summoning spirits, are alluded to in other texts. Another key element of its ritual, the elaborate Seal of God, has been found in texts and amulets throughout Europe.

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Tarot of Marseilles - Conver 1760 Restored (Standard Deck) Tarot of Marseilles - Conver 1760 Restored (Standard Deck)
Jodorowsky & Camoin

Based on years of research with the goal of creating the definitive Tarot de Marseille, this deck is a labor of love that possesses fine details and the passionate workmanship of Phillipe Camoin -- last heir to the centuries-old legacy of Marseillan cardmakers -- and acclaimed artist and tarotist Alejandro Jodorowsky. Influenced most heavily by the deck of Nicolas Conver first printed in 1760, this premium deck is a treasure for readers and collectors.

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