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Albert Pike's Esoterika: The Symbolism of the Blue Degrees of Freemasonry (Used)
by de Hoyos, Arturo
Publisher: Scottish Rite Research Center
Book ID: 9780970874948, 0970874944
Symbolism of the Blue Degrees of Freemasonry, Albert Pike`s ESOTERIKA, Edited by Arturo de Hoyos, 33�, Grand Archivist and Grand Historian. Forward by Ronald A. Seale, 33o, Sovereign Grand Commander Contains the complete text of Albert Pike's never-before-published esoteric study of the symbols of Blue Lodge Degrees. Subjects include "The Compasses and the Square," "The Weapons and Blows of the Assassins," "The Three Grips," "The Substitute for the Masters Word," "The 47th Problem of Euclid," "The Truth," "Is the Cable-tow a Symbol?," "Corner Stones," "The Ladder of Jacob," "Tubal Cain," "Shibboleth," and "Solomon and Hiram." In addition to the above, Ill. de Hoyos added five appendices:  Parallels to the Symbolism of the Blue Degrees,  A Letter Touching Masonic Symbolism,  Pike`s Dependence on Other Sources,  The Faith of Albert Pike, and  Four Valuable Exposes. The latter section includes the complete texts of "A Mason's Examination" (1723), "The Grand Mystery of Free Masons Discovered (1725), Samuel Prichard`s "Masonry Dissected" (1730), and "Jachin and Boaz" (1762). The editor's critical notes help the reader follow Pike's dissertation and provide additional documentation. Copyright 2005. Published by the Scottish Rite Research Society. Clothbound with gilded cover and decorative dust jacket; 501 pages; illustrated, with exhaustive index. 7 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches.
Deconstructing Gurdjieff: Biography of a Spiritual Magician
Inner Traditions / Bear & Company
In November 1949, architect Frank Lloyd Wright announced the death of "the greatest man in the world," yet few knew who he was talking about. Enigmatic, misunderstood, declared a charlatan, and recently dubbed "the Rasputin who inspired Mary Poppins," Gurdjieff's life has become a legend. But who really was George Ivanovich Gurdjieff?
Employing the latest research and discoveries, including previously unpublished reminiscences of the real man, Tobias Churton investigates the truth beneath th...
Gnosis 19: The Trickster. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions
"As long as we lie to ourselves, the Trickster will be with us.
He'll show up just when we least want him, to embarrass us on a
first date, to prove us fools in front of the learned company
we're trying to impress, to make us miss a power breakfast with
that all-important business contact."
- Richard Smoley, from the introduction
Contents -- Spring 1991
The Complete Mystical Records of Dr. John Dee: Transcribed from the 16th-Century Manuscripts Documen
Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
A lavishly packaged, two-volume box set containing the most faithful and accurate versions of John Dee's journals ever published. This is a must-have treasure for Dee aficionados and esoteric scholars who absolutely need the most meticulously detailed version of these highly influential works. A labor of love twenty years in the making, these volumes include transcripts of four manuscripts from the British Library and one from the Bodleian Library in Oxford. Two of these manuscripts have never b...More
Grimoire of the Baron Citadel: The Book of the Four Ways.
Three Hands Press
As the governor of the Dead and the burial ground, the Baron Samedi is one of the most distinctive and potent loa of Haitian Vodou. An imposing figure in black raiment, he is most often pictured as a corpse. His other magical domains, less discussed in esoteric literature, include disruption, obscenity and -- importantly for the practicing sorcerer -- not only the arts of Magic but the very fabric of which it is made.
Emergent from the spiritual crossroads of traditional Vodou and English w...