Category: Esoteric Mystery

  • Download E-books The Halloween Tree PDF

    By Ray Bradbury

    "A fast-moving, eerie...tale set on Halloween evening. 8 costumed boys working to satisfy their good friend Pipkin on the haunted apartment open air city stumble upon as a substitute the large and cadaverous Mr. Moundshroud. As Pipkin scrambles to affix them, he's swept away through a depressing whatever, and Moundshroud leads the men at the tail of a kite via time and house to look the earlier for his or her pal and the that means of Halloween. After witnessing a funeral procession in historical Egypt, cavemen researching fireplace, Druid rites, the persecution of witches at midnight a long time, and the gargoyles of Notre Dame, they meet up with the elusive Pipkin within the catacombs of Mexico, the place every one boy supplies three hundred and sixty five days from the top of his lifestyles to avoid wasting Pipkin's. greater via competently haunting black-and-white drawings."--Booklist
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  • Download E-books Secret Societies: Their Mysteries Revealed PDF

    By John Lawrence Reynolds

    Mystery societies have flourished all through historical past, taking pictures the general public mind's eye and producing worry, suspicion and particularly fascination. Reynolds treats the reader to a behind-the-scenes examine the origins, initiations, mystery indicators and well-known contributors of the main infamous mystery societies of all time. integrated are chapters at the Cosa Nostra, Al Qaeda, the Triads, the Assassins, the Yakuza, Kabbalah, the Freemasons and the Druids. Does an international energy truly keep watch over the election of global leaders? Are a few mystery societies little greater than a bunch of boys enjoying at mystery handshakes? in accordance with exhaustive examine, with an emphasis on authenticity instead of hypothesis, "Secret Societies" will grip readers from the hole web page.
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  • Download E-books Astro-Diagnosis: A Guide to Healing PDF

    By Max Heindel

    A treatise on scientific astrology and analysis utilizing the horoscope and the palms. Contents: Foreword; advent; half I. The Anatomical And Physiological homes Of The symptoms; Rulerships And characteristics Anatomy And body structure Correlated To The Zodiac; Sympathy And Antipathy; The technology Of correct dwelling; The Mentality; The 6th apartment affects; initial Steps In Diagnosing; tricks And is helping For The Healer; Aphorisms; Diagnosing From The arms And Finger Nails; half II, prognosis From Horoscopes (A Lesson In Directing); The Ears; The Eyes; The Throat; The Lungs; the center; the tummy; The Kidneys; intercourse; The backbone; The Liver And Gall Bladder; The circulate; Leprosy; Paralysis; The Nerves; The Bones; Spirit regulate; The Ductless Glands; unique stipulations; madness; bronchial asthma; melanoma; Rosicrucian therapeutic.
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  • Download E-books The Grimoire of St. Cyprian - Clavis Inferni (Sourceworks of Ceremonial Magic) PDF

    By David Rankine

    There were many grimoires attributed to St. Cyprian of Antioch as a result of his popularity as a consummate magician prior to his conversion to Christianity, yet possibly none so fascinating because the current manuscript.

    This designated grimoire addresses the summoning and use of the 4 Archangels, Michael, Raphael, Gabriel and Uriel in addition to their counterparts, the 4 Demon Kings, Paymon, Maimon, Egyn and Oriens. The latter are proven of their animal and human kinds in addition to their sigils, a source detailed among grimoires. The textual content is a mix of magical scripts, Greek, Hebrew, cipher, Latin, (and reversed Latin) made simple via the editors.

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  • Download E-books Martin Luther: Confessor of the Faith (Christian Theology in Context) PDF

    By Robert Kolb

    Martin Luther's idea keeps to problem humans in the course of the international within the twenty-first century. His paradigmatic shift in defining God and what it capability to be human left at the back of a origin for viewing human creatures that used to be anchored in Aristotle's anthropology. Luther outlined the printed God by way of his mercy and love for humans, established now not on their benefit and function yet quite on his unconditioned grace. He positioned 'fearing, loving, and trusting God mainly else' on the center of his definition of being human.

    This quantity areas the improvement and exposition of those key presuppositions in Luther's pondering in the historic context of past due medieval theology and piety in addition to the unfolding dynamics of political and social switch on the sunrise of the trendy period. distinct consciousness is given the advance of a 'Wittenberg means' of practising theology below Luther's management. It left at the back of a dependence on allegorical tools of biblical interpretation for a 'literal-prophetic' method of Scripture. extra importantly, it positioned the excellence among the 'gospel' as God's unmerited reward of identification as his childrens and the 'law', the expression of God's expectancies for the functionality of his young children in stable works, on the middle of all interpretation of the Bible. This presuppositional framework for working towards theology displays Luther's own adventure and his deep dedication to pastoral care of universal Christians in addition to his examining of the biblical textual content. it's supported by means of his contrast of 2 different types of human righteousness (passive in God's sight, energetic in courting to others), his contrast of 2 nation-states or dimensions of human lifestyles, and his theology of the pass. the amount unfolds Luther's maturing notion at the foundation of this method.
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  • Download E-books Women's Lives, Women's Rituals in the Hindu Tradition PDF

    During this ebook, Tracy Pintchman has assembled ten major students of Hinduism to discover the complicated courting among Hindu women's rituals and their lives past ritual. The ebook focuses fairly at the dating of women's ritual practices to domesticity, exposing and exploring the nuances, complexities, and boundaries of this courting. in lots of cultural and old contexts, together with modern India, women's daily lives are likely to revolve seriously round family and interpersonal matters, specially take care of childrens, the house, husbands, and different kinfolk. as a result, women's religiosity additionally has a tendency to stress the household realm and the relationships so much important to girls. yet women's spiritual matters definitely expand past domesticity. additionally, even the family non secular actions that Hindu ladies practice would possibly not in basic terms mirror or verify ordinarily formulated household beliefs yet may perhaps functionality strategically to reconfigure, reinterpret, criticize, or maybe reject such ideals.
    This quantity takes a clean examine problems with the connection among Hindu women's ritual practices and normative domesticity. In so doing, it emphasizes woman innovation and service provider in constituting and reworking either ritual and the family realm and calls realization to the restrictions of normative domesticity as a class suitable to many varieties of Hindu women's spiritual practice.
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