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Gnosis 27: Sacred Art and Music. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions - REPRINT

Gnosis 27: Sacred Art and Music. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions - REPRINT (New)

by Gnosis

Publisher: Gnosis

Binding: Magazine

Book ID: GNO27R, GNO27R

Price: $20.00


"Sound and color can be used to 'play' the human body like a musical instrument and put it in a healthier state of being."
- Jeff Chitouras, from Esoteric Sound & Color

Contents -- Spring 1993



Alternative Realities

The Royal Road of Tarot
A column by Stephan A. Hoeller

Skeptic's Corner

No Thanks for the Memories
A column by Ted Schultz

Introduction: It May Be Sacred, but Is It Art?

by Richard Smoley
What do Gurdjieff's "objective art," chaos theory, and Prince Charles have in common?

Orpheus and the Mysteries of Harmony

by David Fideler
The ancient Greek ideal of harmony and proportion may point a direction for our civilization today.

Maps of the Eternal

by Daniel Gautier
Just what was it that made those Gothic cathedrals so beautiful?

Esoteric Sound & Color

by Jeff Chitouras
How sound and color can promote greater health and well-being.


by Thomas Poplawski
A glimpse of Rudolf Steiner's system of sacred movement.

The GNOSIS Interview with Hamza El Din

by Jay Kinney and Jeff Chitouras
The celebrated Nubian musician discusses his life and personal approach to music.

Windows into Heaven

by Stephen Muratore
What higher realities are written in Orthodox icons?

The Immediatist Manifesto

by Hakim Bey
How to cast the moneychangers out of the artistic temple.

The Magical Mark: The Art of Tattoo

by Michelle Delio
Did the first of all sacred arts use the human body as a canvas?

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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.

Interest in The Sworn Book of Honorius has grown in recent years, yet no modern translations have been attemptedunt...

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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,...

Price: $59.95

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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Jailbreaking the Goddess: A Radical Revisioning of Feminist Spirituality Jailbreaking the Goddess: A Radical Revisioning of Feminist Spirituality
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

Jailbreaking the Goddess is a revolutionary revisioning of the feminine divine. Where the maiden, mother, crone archetypal system is tied to female biology and physic...

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The House of Owls The House of Owls
Angell, Tony
Yale University Press

For a quarter century, Tony Angell and his family shared the remarkable experience of closely observing pairs of western screech owls that occupied a nesting box outside their forest home. The journals the author recorded his observations in, and the captivating drawings he created, form the heart of this compelling book a personal account of an artist-naturalist s life with owls. Angell s extensive illustrations show owls engaged in what owls do hunting, courting, raising families, and exercisi...

Price: $30.00