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Gnosis 36: The Inner Planes. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions

Gnosis 36: The Inner Planes. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions (New)

by Gnosis

Publisher: Gnosis

Binding: Magazine

Book ID: GNO36, GNO36

Price: $9.00


"People tend to describe themselves as traveling on the astral level when they're really traveling in their own inner world. And any demons in it are their own inner demons."
- Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki, from Exploring the Inner Realms: The GNOSIS Interview with Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki

Contents -- Summer 1995

Up Front


News & Notes

Including The Burning Man, the Labyrinth at Grace Cathedral, Myth in Our Time Conference at Dartington Hall, Devon, UK, and 2nd Annual Sufism Symposium report.

Introduction: Stairways to Heaven

by Jay Kinney
Just where are those inner realms?

Wise Men from the East

by Stephan A. Hoeller
Do the adepts live in Himalayan fastnesses or in our own psyches?

Exploring the Inner Realms: The GNOSIS Interview with Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki

by Frank Donnola
A celebrated British occultist discusses the inner dimensions and her experiences with her teachers.

Dr. Dee and the Spirits

by Cherry Gilchrist
The Elizabethan magus John Dee spent years conversing with the spirits. The pitfalls he fell into may serve as warnings for us today.

Light from Ten Spheres

by Edward Hoffman
How to use the kabbalistic Tree of Life to take stock of your present state of being.

Heavens and Hells

by Gary Lachman
According to the Swedish visionary Emanuel Swedenborg, heaven and hell are where your heart is.

Strange Encounter in Jogjakarta

by John Krajewski
In which an elusive tourist guide reveals himself to be a meditation teacher.

Chaos Magic

by Siobhan Houston
A peek into this irreverent modern recasting of the magical tradition.

On Ahmusta Kebzeh

by Murat Yagan
This ancient Caucasian tradition views the source of all things as being "the energy of consciousness."

Book Reviews

  • Mary Magdalen: Myth and Metaphor by Susan Haskins
  • Crossing the Threshold of Hope by Pope John Paul II
  • Dancing Shadows: The Roots of Western Religious Belief by Aoumiel
  • Cosmos, Chaos and the World to Come: The Ancient Roots of Apocalyptic Faith by Norman Cohn
  • The Gods Have Landed: New Religions from Other Worldsedited by James R. Lewis
  • The Well of Remembrance: Rediscovering the Earth Wisdom Myths of Northern Europe by Ralph Metzner
  • Riding with the Lion: In Search of Mystical Christianityby Kyriacos C. Markides
  • Jesus Christ, Sun of God: Ancient Cosmology and Early Christian Symbolism by David R. Fideler
  • Healing Research: Holistic Energy Medicine and Spirituality (2 vol.) by Dr. Daniel J. Benor
  • Magick, Book Four: Liber ABA by Aleister Crowley edited by Hymenaeus Beta
  • The Survival of the Pagan Gods: The Mythological Tradition and Its Place in Renaissance Humanism and Art by Jean Seznec
  • In Search of Stones: A Pilgrimage of Faith, Reason, and Discovery by M. Scott Peck
  • The Illustrated World's Religions: A Guide to Our Wisdom Traditions by Huston Smith
  • Gabriel's Palace: Jewish Mystical Tales by Howard Schwartz
  • The Naqshbandi Sufi Way: History and Guidebook of the Saints of the Golden Chain by Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani

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...

Price: $22.99

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

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 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.

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

Price: $35.00

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...

Price: $89.95