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The Orthodox Enneagram (New)

by Isham, Thomas Garrett

Publisher: Sophia Perennis

Binding: Paperback

Book ID: 9781597311373, 1597311375

Price: $17.95


It has been said that to know oneself is to know God. But how does one know oneself? The enigmatic symbol of the enneagram, applied to personality type, provides an answer to this question that is accurate, penetrating, and illuminating. In this book, Thomas Garrett Isham explores the enneagram within the context of traditional metaphysics and spiritual orthodoxy, drawing on religious, psychological, and literary sources to illustrate the remarkable properties of this mysterious symbol. Combining wisdom both ancient and modern, he sets forth a discipline of the soul that can be used to discover one's deepest and truest self, as well as practical methods to put this liberating knowledge to work in one's everyday life.

"Metaphysics casts a shadow: where all is eternal principle, the particular, contingent human soul is obscured-and without an understanding of one's own soul, metaphysics may be intellectually grasped but it cannot be existentially realized. A psychology ignorant of metaphysics, however, simply mires us in contingency, providing no way out. The Orthodox Enneagram, as a metaphysically-based tool for psychological understanding, is a real step toward bridging this gap." -- Charles Upton, author of Shadow of the Rose, Folk Metaphysics, etc.

"The Enneagram has become big business, but its mysterious origins and transcendent function still largely evade most who concern themselves with it. What we do know is that it is an ancient and universal symbol, possibly as old as Babylon, which seems to have come to the West primarily through Islamic esoterism. It is lamentable that New Age proponents and others within contemporary spiritual and psychological circles exclusively endeavor to excavate their own Enneagram "type," rather than realize that their personality at any moment could be any one of its nine "numbers." The quest of the Enneagram is to become a "zero," and this occurs when the empirical ego or false personality dissolves into the Supreme Identity. This book will go a long way in challenging the psychologization of the Enneagram by returning it to the integral metaphysics found at the heart of all sapiential traditions." -- Samuel Bendeck Sotillos, editor of Psychology and the Perennial Philosophy: Studies in Comparative Religion

Treading the Mill: Workings in Traditional Witchcraft (Revised and expanded) Treading the Mill: Workings in Traditional Witchcraft (Revised and expanded)
Pearson, Nigel G
Troy Books

In Treading the Mill, Suffolk witch Nigel Pearson presents an extensive and thorough exploration of the working ways of the modern traditional witch, including Compass rites, directional virtues, tools & their hallowing, spellcrafting, wortcunning, transvection, spirit familiars, faerie lore, the old gods, self-dedication and much more.

Price: $20.95

The Complete Mystical Records of Dr. John Dee: Transcribed from the 16th-Century Manuscripts Documen The Complete Mystical Records of Dr. John Dee: Transcribed from the 16th-Century Manuscripts Documen
Klein, Kevin
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...

Price: $200.00

Tarot Sola Busca: Ferrara XV Century Tarot Sola Busca: Ferrara XV Century
Lo Scarabeo
Lo Scarabeo

One of the oldest tarot decks ever created, the Tarot Sola Busca is known for its alchemical symbolism and for having inspired many of the minor arcana of the Rider Waite Smith deck. The first entry in Lo Scarabeo's new Anima Antiqua series (Ancient Soul), this deck has been lovingly printed with great care from originals found in the greatest collections of rare tarot decks. This is a limited-edition, numbered deck printed on the highest quality stock.

The companion booklets f...

Price: $34.95

Deconstructing Gurdjieff: Biography of a Spiritual Magician Deconstructing Gurdjieff: Biography of a Spiritual Magician
Churton, Tobias
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...

Price: $29.95

Jim Maynard's Celestial Influences 2018: Pacific Time (9" x 12") Jim Maynard's Celestial Influences 2018: Pacific Time (9" x 12")
Maynard, Jim
Quicksilver Productions

Celestial Influences is an essential astrological reference. It is the best astrological calendar available. It opens to 12 x 18 inches. The zodiac months are highlighted with a colored tint and the zodiac illustrations are in full color.

12 x 9 inches, 48 pages, full-color cover, full-color illustrations.

Price: $13.95