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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

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"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

2
Up Front


4
Forum


6
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.

12
Introduction: Stairways to Heaven

by Jay Kinney
Just where are those inner realms?

18
Wise Men from the East

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

24
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.

32
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.

40
Light from Ten Spheres

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

44
Heavens and Hells

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

50
Strange Encounter in Jogjakarta

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

54
Chaos Magic

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

60
On Ahmusta Kebzeh

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

66
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


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