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this compilation of books is incredible,very rare and hard to find books,covering many subjects,
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1. Grand Grimoire

2. The Doctrine and Literature of the Kabalah - A.E. Waite 1902

3. Deeper Aspects of Masonic Symbolism - A.E. Waite

THE subject which I am about to approach is one having certain
obvious difficulties, because it is outside the usual horizon of
Masonic literature, and requires, therefore, to be put with
considerable care, as well as with reasonable prudence. Moreover,
it is not easy to do it full justice within the limits of a single
lecture. I must ask my Brethren to make allowance beforehand for
the fact that I am speaking in good faith, and where the evidence
for what I shall affirm does not appear in its fullness, and
sometimes scarcely at all, they must believe that I can produce it
at need, should the opportunity occur. As a matter of fact, some
part of it has appeared in my published writings.
I will introduce the question in hand by a citation which is
familiar to us all, as it so happens that it forms a good point of
departure:- "But as we are not all operative Masons, but rather
Free and Accepted or speculative, we apply these tools to our
morals." With certain variations, these words occur in each of the
Craft Degrees, and their analogies are to be found in a few
subsidiary Degrees which may be said to arise out of the Craft-
as, for example, the Honorable Degree of Mark Master Mason. That
which is applied more specially to the working implements of
Masonry belongs to our entire building symbolism, whether it is
concerned with the erection by the Candidate in his own
personality of an edifice or "superstructure perfect in its parts
and honorable to the builder," or, in the Mark Degree, with a
house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens, or again with
Solomon's Temple spiritualized in the Legend of the Master Degree.

4. The Lost Keys Of Freemasonry Or The Secret Of Hiram Abiff - Manly P Hall

Freemasonry, though not a religion, is essentially religious. Most
of its legends and allegories are of a sacred nature; much of it is
woven into the structure of Christianity. We have learned to
consider our own religion as the only inspired one, and this
probably accounts for much of the misunderstanding in the world
today concerning the place occupied by Freemasonry in the spiritual
ethics of our race. A religion is a divinely inspired code of
morals. A religious person is one inspired to nobler livi ng by
this code. He is identified by the code which is his source of
illumination. Thus we may say that a Christian is one who receives
his spiritual ideals of right and wrong from the message of the
Christ, while a Buddhist is one who molds his life into the
archetype of morality given by the great Gautama, or one of the other Buddhas. All doctrines which seek to unfold

and preserve
that invisible spark in man named Spirit, are said to be spirit
ual. Those which ignore this invisible element and concent rate
entirely upon the visible are said to be material. There is in
religion a wonderful point of balance, where the materialist and
spiritist meet on the plane of logic and reason. Science and
theology are two ends of a single truth, but the world will never
receive the full benefit of their investigations until they have
made peace with each other, and labor hand in hand for the
accomplishment of the great work - the liberation of spirit and in
telligence from the three-dimensional prison-house of ignora nce,
superstition, and fear. That which gives man a knowledge of himself
can be inspired only by the Self - and God is the Self in all
things. In truth, He is the inspiration and the thing inspired. It
has been stated in Scripture that God was the Word and that the
Word was made flesh. Man's task now is to make flesh reflect the
glory of that Word, which is within the soul of himself. It is
this task which has created the need of religion - not one faith
alone but many creeds, each searching in its own way, e ach meeting
the needs of individual people, each emphasizing one point above
all the others.

5. 33 Degrees of Deception - Judith Hill 1999

My grandfather died before I became a Christian. He was a Freemason. I cannot go back in time to witness
to him, but I can witness to others. The first step was being attracted to a book in a major bookstore called
the Meaning of Masonry. I was compelled to buy it then I wrote in the book my opinions based on
Scripture. Later that afternoon, I made conversation with a man, and happened to ask him if he was a
Mason. He said he was, and I kindly told him that it was not compatible with Christianity. He did not agree,
but I asked if I could write him, and he said I could. That led to a 4 page letter that I sent to both him, and
my mother's friend an Eastern Star. My mother's friend liked the thought I put into it, but unfortunately
wanted to be "open-minded". But I thought, I could do this more in-depth and purchased the Lost Keys of
Freemasonry, History of Freemasonry. Morals and Dogma is hard to get, so I went to a university library
and found it. In writing this book I hope to reach people who may be in this group and leave

6. Astrological Geomancy - Gerard C.

ecause Astronomy is so transcendent and subtil an Art in itself, that
therein a man ought to have respect unto so many things before he can
attaine to true judgment thereby, because the eye of the understanding will
not pierce unto the half thereof, and few Doctors of our later time have
been found so experienced therein that they know su?ciently how to
judge thereby; Therefore I have composed this work, which I wilt have to be named,
Astronomical Geomancy; wherein, I will su?ciently teach how to judge with less labour and
study. For in this present science it is not requisite to behold neither the Ascendant, nor
the hour in a Table, as it is in Astrology.
It is expedient therefore, to make four unequal lines, by the points casually set down;
and to joyne together those points; and out of the points which are not joyned together,
which do remain in the heads of the lines, (as it is done in Geomancie) extract one ?gure;
and the signe of the Zodiack that answereth to that ?gure, put for the Ascendent, for the
words sake. If Acquisitio arise from the heads of those four Lines, let Aries be placed in the
Ascendent; if Laetitia, or the lesser Fortune put Taurus in the Ascendent; if Puer or Rubeus,
place Gemini; If Albus, Cancer; if Via, Leo; if Conjunctio or the Dragons Head, Virgo; if
Puella, Libra; if Amissio or Tristitia, Scorpio; if the Dragons Tail, Sagittary; if Populus, Cap-
ricorn; if Fortuna major, Aquary; if Carcer, then put Pisces for the Ascendent. Afterwards in
the second House, let that signe be placed which immediately succeeds the other. In the
third House the third Signe, and so place the rest in order until you come unto the end of
the Signes; and make one square ?gure divided into twelve equal parts, and therein place
the Signes in order, as it is in Astrology, and as you may ?nde them in this ?gure: neither
are we here to regard the * witnesses, or * Judge, or any other thing, which belongs to Geo-
mancie; but onely the sixteen Figures, that by them we may have the twelve Signes, to
which they agree; and observe the maner of the Figure as it is here placed.
Afterwards it is requisite to make four Lines by course for every Planet, by points casu-
ally pricked down; and likewise for the Dragons Head, as you have done for the Ascendent,
and divide those points by twelve; and that which remaineth above twelve, or the twelfth
itself, if a greater number doth not remain, retaine, and the Planet for which the projection
was made, place in that House of which the superabounding number shall be; that is, if
there remain twelve, let the Planet be placed in the twelfth House; if ten, in the tenth
House; if one, in the ?rst House; if two, in the second House; and so of the rest. And you
ought alwayes to begin from the Sun, and afterwards from the Moon, then from Venus and
Mercury, and from Saturn, Jupiter and Mars, and the Dragons Head and Dragons Tail; but
you must alwayes take heed that you do not make a question in a rainy, cloudy, or a very
windy season, or when thou art angry, or thy minde busied with many a?airs; nor for
tempters or deriders, neither that you may renew and reiterate the same Question again
under the same ?gure or forme; for that is error.

7. Open Entrace to the Closed Palace of A King

8. The Cloud Upon The Sanctuary

9. Concerning The More Certain Fundamentals of Astrology - Johannes Kepler

10. Constitution of the Freemasons - Benjamin Franklin 1734

This is an online electronic edition of the the first Masonic book
printed in America, which was produced in Philadelphia by Benjamin
Franklin in 1734, and was a reprint of a work by James Anderson (who
is identified as the author in an appendix) printed in London in 1723.
This is the seminal work of American Masonry, edited and pub-
lished by one of the founding fathers, and of great importance to the
development of colonial society and the formation of the Republic.
The work contains a 40-page history of Masonry: from Adam to
the reign of King George I, including, among others, Noah, Abra-
ham, Moses, Solomon, Hiram Abif, Nebuchadnezzar, Augustus Cae-
sar, Vitruvius, King Athelstan the Saxon, Inigo Jones, and James I
of England. There are extended descriptions of the Seven Wonders
of the World, viz. 1) the Great Pyramid, 2) Solomon’s Temple, 3) the
City and Hanging-Gardens of Babylon, 4) the Mausoleum or Tomb of
Mausolus, King of Caria, 5) the Lighthouse of Pharos at Alexandria,
6) Phidias’s statue of Jupiter Olympius in Achaia, and 7) the Colossus
at Rhodes (although some maintain the 5th is the Obelisk of Semira-
mis). It is a celebration of the science of Geometry and the Royal Art
of Architecture, as practiced from ancient times until the then-current
revival of the Roman or Augustan Style. “The Charges of a Free-
Mason” and the “General Regulations” concern rules of conduct for
individuals and of governance for Lodges and their officers. The work
also includes five songs to be sung at meetings, one of which—“A New
Song”—appears in print for the first time and may have been com-
posed by Franklin.
The document suggests that Masonry, in its modern Anglo-Ameri-
can form, was rooted in Old Testament exegesis (“So that the Isra-
elites, at their leaving Egypt, were a whole Kingdom of Masons, …
under the Conduct of their GRAND MASTER MOSES”) and
in contemporary Protestant ideals of morality, merit, and political

11. Culpeper's Herbal Dictionary - The English Physician 1652

First, Consider what Planet causeth the Disease; that thou maist find in my Semeiotia.
Secondly, Consider what part of the Body is afflicted by the Disease, and whether it lie in
the Flesh, or Blood, or Bones, or Ventricles.
Thirdly, Consider by what Planet the afflictd part of the Bodie is governed; that my
Semeiotica will inform you in also.
Fourthly, You have in this Book the Herbs for Cure apropriated to the Several Diseases,
and the Diseases for your ease set down in the Margin, whereby you may strengthen the
part of the Bodie by its like, as the Brain by Herbs of Mercury, the Breast and Liver by
Herbs of Jupiter, the Heart and Vitals by Herbs of the Sun, &c.
Fifthly, You may oppose Diseases by Herbs of the Planet opposite to the Planet that
causeth them, as Diseases of Jupiter by Herbs of Mercury, and the contrary; Diseases of
the Luminaries by Herbs of Saturn, and the contrary; Diseases of Mars by Herbs of
Venus, and the contrary.
Sixthly, There is a way to cure Diseases somtimes by Sympathy, and so every Planet
cures his own Diseases, as the Sun and Moon by their Herbs cure the Eyes, Saturn the
Spleen, Jupiter the Liver, Mars the Gall and Diseases of Choller, and Venus Diseases in
the Instruments of Generation.
Seventhly, There was a small Treatise of mine of Humane Vertues, printed at the latter
end of my Ephemeris for the yeer 1651. I suppose it would do much good to yong
Students to peruse that with this Book.
Eighthly, Yong Students would do themselves much good, and benefit themselves
exceedingly in the Study of Physick if they would tak the pains to view the Vertues of the
Herbs &c. in the Book, and compare them to these Rules, they shall to their exceeding
great content find them all agreeable to them, and shall thereby see the reason why such
an Herb conduceth to the Cure of such a Disease.
Ninthly, I gave you the Key of al in the Herb Wormwood, which if because of the
volubility of the Language, any think it would not fit the Lock, I will here give it you
again in another Herb of the same Planet which in the Book either through my own
forgetfulness, or my Amanuensis was omitted, and here I shal give it you plainly without
any circumstances.
The Herb is Carduus Benedictus.
It is called Carduus Benedictus, or blessed Thistle or holy Thistle, I suppose the name
was put uppon it by some that had little Holiness in
themselves: It is an Herb of Mars, and under the Sign Aries; now in handling this Herb, I
shall give you a rational Pattern of all the rest, and if you please to view them throughout
the Book, you shall to your content find it true.
It helps Swimming and giiddiness of the Head, or the Disease called Vertigo, because
Aries is the House of Mars.
It is an excellent Remedy against the yellow Jaundice, and other infirmities of the Gall,
because Mars governs Choller.

12. Egyptian Heaven and Hell - E.A. Wallis Budge 1905

THE present work is the outcome of two lectures on the Books of the Tuat, i.e., the Egyptian
Underworld, or "Other World," which I had the honour to deliver at the Royal Institution in the spring of
1904, and it has been prepared at the suggestion of many who wished to continue their inquiries into the
beliefs of the Egyptians concerning the abode of the departed, and the state of the blessed and the
The object of all the Books of the Other World was to provide the dead with a "Guide" or "Handbook,"
which contained a description of the regions through which their souls would have to pass on their way
to the kingdom of Osiris, or to that portion of the sky where the sun rose, and which would supply them
with the words of power and magical names necessary for making an unimpeded journey from this world
to the abode of the blessed. For a period of two thousand years in the history of Egypt, the Books of the
Other World consisted of texts only, but about B.C. 2500
p. viii
funeral artists began to represent pictorially the chief features of the "Field of Peace," or "Islands of the
Blessed," and before the close of the XIXth Dynasty, about 1300 years later, all the principal books
relating to the Tuat were profusely illustrated. In the copies of them which were painted on the walls of
royal tombs, each division of the Tuat was clearly drawn and described, and each gate, with all its
guardians, was carefully depicted. Both the living and the dead could learn from them, not only the
names, but also the forms, of every god, spirit, soul, shade, demon, and monster which they were likely
to meet on their way, and the copious texts which were given side by side with the pictures enabled the
traveller through the Tuat--always, of course, provided that he had learned them--to participate in the
benefits which were decreed by the Sun-god for the beings of each section of it.
In primitive times each great city of Egypt possessed its own Other World, and, no doubt, the priests of
each city provided the worshippers of their gods with suitable "guides" to the abode of its dead. In the
beginning of the Dynastic Period, however, we find that the cult of Osiris was extremely popular, and
therefore it was only natural that great numbers of people in all parts of Egypt should hope and believe
that their souls after death would go to the kingdom in the Other World over which he reigned. The
beliefs connected with the cult of Osiris developed naturally
out of the beliefs of the Predynastic Egyptians, who, we have every reason to think, dealt largely in magic
both "Black" and "White." Many of the superstitions, and most of the fantastic and half-savage ideas
about the gods and supernatural powers enshrined in the great collection of religious texts called
PER-EM-HRU, were inherited by the Dynastic Egyptians from some of the oldest dwellers in the Nile
Valley. Those who died in the faith of Osiris believed in the efficacy of the Book PER-EM-HRU, and
were content to employ it as a "Guide" to a heaven which was full of material delights; the number of
those who were "followers" of Osiris was very large under every dynasty in Egypt. On the other hand,
from the IVth Dynasty onwards there was a very large class who had no belief in a purely material
heaven, and this being so, it is not surprising that Books of the Other World containing the expression of
their views should be composed.

13. Eliphas Levi - Qabalah

14. The Entered Apprentice Handbook - J.S.M. Ward

W. Bro. Ward is one of the most able and earnest of Masonic students. He brings to bear
on the task of research the mind of a scholar, enriched by extensive reading, much travel
and a wide experience of men and affairs. In addition to being a well known author of
Masonic Works, he was the Founder of the Masonic Study Society, whose first President
was the late Sir Richard Vassar Vassar-Smith, 33 degree, and in whose ranks are to be
found many eminent Masonic writers. Brother Ward has by precept and example led
others to become eager explorers in the realms of Masonic truth. The present volume is
No. 1 in a series of studies as to the meaning of our Ritual. It deals with the degree of an
Entered Apprentice and is calculated to inspire the younger brethren with the resolve not
to content themselves with the outward form of our ceremonies, beautiful though it be,
but to gain a knowledge of the indwelling soul of Masonry and to comprehend the deep
meaning of the ritual with which they are step by step becoming familiar. Hence they will
learn to regard the Craft not only as a world-spread, civilizing medium, nor yet only as
the most benevolent of all Institutions, but also as a mine of surpassing wealth in which
the Wisdom of the Ages has become embedded and preserved. Bro. Ward at the outset disarms anything like hostile

criticism by admitting that many brethren may not find
themselves in complete accord with all his conclusions. Indeed, it would be surprising if
this were the case. Like Holy Writ, the Ritual is capable of many interpretations. It is a
gradual accretion in which succeeding epochs have left their mark. Evolution takes place
under the alternation of forces that make for difference and agreement. The process
demands a continual adjustment between these apparently contrary, but in reality
complementary factors. Each age sets out to balance any deficiency in the preceding
period. When materialism has been pushed to excess, the tendency is rectified by a
spiritual revival. On the other hand, an age in which zeal for the gifts of the spirit has
caused neglect of temporal welfare is naturally followed by a renaissance of the just
claims of the flesh. The subject matter of Masonry is the relationship between Spirit and
Matter, between Heaven and Earth, between God and Man, between the Soul and the
Body. Emphasis is everywhere laid on the necessity of their reconciliation. Consequently
to attain the just milieu emphasis has sometimes to be laid on one side and sometimes on
the other. For example, the Cross and the Square, which have now such deeply spiritual
significance , were originally signs of Earth, and became respectively, the essential
symbols of Christianity and Masonry, because it was necessary to proclaim the fact that
professions of piety towards God were idle, unless they bore fruit in kindly relationship
between man and man. Bro. Ward regards the J.W. as representing the body, and the
S.W. the soul, although the emblems and jewel of the former are celestial and of the latter
terrestrial. The fact is that things divine and human are so interwoven in Masonry as to be
inseparable. Duty towards God and towards our neighbor are but different aspects of the
same truth. For the Fatherhood of God implies the Brotherhood of Man, and, conversely,
he who devotes himself to the service of his fellow creatures proves, through his brotherly
relationship, his descent from the Father of AII. The issue of Bro. Ward's series of
handbooks cannot fail to accomplish its main object, which is to lead not only juniors, but
also those well versed in the ritual, to mark, learn and inwardly digest the significance of
the ceremonies, which when properly understood, causes our jewels and emblems to glow
with an inner light which infinitely enhances their beauty. The ready reception which Bro.
Ward's books have already received at the hands of the Craft, prove that they meet a
recognised requirement as expositions of the character of a ritual with whose external
features we are familiar, and in which we take our daily delight.

15. Freemasonry - The Fellow Crafts Handbook - J.S.M. Ward

Those who have read the first volume of this series, which deals with the E.A.
Degree, will realize that our ceremonies have a deep inner meaning and teach
profound spiritual lessons seldom
realized by the average Mason.
In the second volume we are dealing with the degree of Life, in its broadest
sense, just as in the first degree we were dealing with the degree of birth, and
as life in reality is educational for the Soul, we are not surprised to find that
throughout the whole degree the subject of education is more or less stressed.
We should, however, realize that each of the degrees builds on the one which
has gone before, and the ingenuity with which the lessons inculcated in the first
degree are carried forward and developed in the succeeding degrees is one of
the most striking characteristics of our Masonic ritual.
This is true not only of the obvious exoteric moral instruction conveyed in the
ceremonies, but even more of the deep mystical and spiritual lessons which lie
hidden beneath the surface. For example, in the first degree we perceived that
the st....s which led the initiate to the Ped. when combined with that which we
found thereon symbolically produced the Name of God, and in the second
degree the main lesson is that the Brn. discover the name of God in the M. Ch.,
while the manner of approaching the Ped. gives us the Divine name, written
with the five letters which denote that the Creator has become Messias, the
King. Thus among other lessons we learn that the second person of the Trinity
comes forth from the first. When we come to the book which deals with the
M.M. we shall perceive that that degree likewise builds on what has gone

16. In The Outer Court - Annie Besant 1898

17. Theosophy - Annie Besant

18. Esoteric Christianity - Annie Besant 1914

The object of this book is to suggest certain lines of thought as to the deep truths
underlying Christianity, truths generally overlooked, and only too often denied.
The generous wish to share with all what is precious, to spread broadcast
priceless truths, to shut out none from the illumination of true knowledge, has
resulted in a zeal without discretion that has vulgarised Christianity, and has
presented its teachings in a form that often repels the heart and alienates the
intellect. The command to "preach the Gospel to every creature" [ S.Mark, xvi,
15] - though admittedly of doubtful authenticity - has been interpreted as
forbidding the teaching of the Gnosis to a few, and has apparently erased the less popular saying of the same Great

Teacher: "Give not that which is holy unto
the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine". [S. Matt., vii,6]
This spurious sentimentality — which refuses to recognise the obvious
inequalities of intelligence and morality, and thereby reduces the teaching of the
highly developed to the level attainable by the least evolved, sacrificing the
higher to the lower in a way that injures both — had no place in the virile
common sense of the early Christians. S. Clement of Alexandria says quite
bluntly, after alluding to the Mysteries: "Even now I fear, as it is said, 'to cast the
pearls before swine, lest they tread them underfoot, and turn and rend us'. For it
is difficult to exhibit the really pure and transparent words respecting the true
Light to swinish and untrained hearers". [Clarke's Ante-Nicene Christian Library,

19. Shabbethai Sebi - Ezra



20. Gerald Masseys Lectures

Gerald Massey, though a poet, Shakespearian scholar, and renowned Egyptologist, is best
remembered by his unswerving convictions. His research led him to the conclusion that
in Africa alone could be found the origins of myths, mysteries, symbols, languages and
religions. Egypt was the mouthpiece.
He did not hesitate to undertake to prove that all Christendom were the dupes of
delusions. His zeal caused him to challenge the scientists, the theologians, the
philologists, the anthropologists and sociologists. However, he did not rest his case there.
He was too much the honest scholar for that. Therefore, he presented to his peers the
abundant evidence resulting from his immense amount of research, which had been sifted
through the most reliable authorities.
In these present lectures Gerald Massey renewed his contention that the gnosis of
Christianity was primarily derived from Egypt on various lines of descent--Hebrew,
Persian, Greek, Alexandrian, Essenian and Nazarene. These converged in Rome where
the history was manufactured from identifiable matter recorded in the ancient Book of
It was during this period that he delivered the lecture on GNOSTIC AND HISTORIC
CHRISTIANITY. He clearly depicts the origin of Christianity and makes it unequivocal
that it was not derived from Buddhism. Jesus spoke repeatedly about the Father. Massey
said, "The Buddha is the veiled God unveiled, the unmanifested made manifest, but not
by the line of descent from Father to Son. Buddha was begotten by his own becoming
before the time of divine paternity."
Long before man uttered a verbal prayer, he expressed himself by actions or gesture-
language. Massey discussed this at length in MAN IN SEARCH OF HIS SOUL DURING FIFTY THOUSAND YEARS AND

HOW HE FOUND IT. Present-day
psychologists recognize gesture-language as an indication of man's true unexpressed
attitudes, for unconsciously he assumes gestures revealing his thinking. The old cliché,
"Actions speak louder than words," has come full circle and vindicated Massey.
Massey had but one desire. He wanted to gain all the knowledge the past could afford
him, and then to supplement it with all that is known in the present. He maintained it was impossible to understand

the present without a profound knowledge of the past. Unless
man comprehended the laws of evolution and past development, and of present survival,
it was impossible to form an opinion that would be of value to anyone. With patience and
determination he carried this out in all his writings.

21. Goetia - The Lesser Key of Solomon

It is loftily amusing to the student of Magical literature who is not quite a fool —
and rare is such a combination! — to note the criticism directed by the Philistine
against the citadel of his science. Truly, since our childhood has ingrained into us not
only literal belief in the Bible, but also substantial belief in Alf Laylah wa Laylah, and
only adolescence can cure us, we are only too liable, in the rush and energy of
dawning manhood, to overturn roughly and rashly both these classics, to regard them
both on the same level, as interesting documents from the standpoint of folk-lore and
anthropology, and as nothing more.
Even when we learn that the Bible, by a profound and minute study of the text,
may be forced to yield up Qabalistic arcana of cosmic scope and importance, we are
too often slow to apply a similar restorative to the companion volume, even if we are
the luck holders of Burton’s veritable edition.
To me, then, it remains to raise the Alf Laylah wa Laylah into its proper place
once more.
I am not concerned to deny the objective reality of all “magical” phenomena; if
they are illusions, they are at least as real as many unquestioned facts of daily life;
and, if we follow Herbert Spencer, they are at least evidence of some cause.
Now, this fact is our base. What is the cause of my illusion of seeing a spirit in the
triangle of Art?
Every smatterer, every expert in psychology, will answer: “That cause lies in your
English children (pace the Education Act) are taught that the Universe lies in
infinite Space; Hindu children, in the Akasa, which is the same thing.
Those Europeans who go a little deeper learn from Fichte, that the phenomenal
Universe is the creation of the Ego; Hindus, or Europeans studying under Hindu
Gurus, are told, that by Akasa is meant the Chitakasa. The Chitakasa is situated in
the “Third Eye,” i.e., in the brain. By assuming higher dimensions of space, we can
assimilate this fact to Realism; but we have no need to take so much trouble.It is loftily amusing to the student of

Magical literature who is not quite a fool —
and rare is such a combination! — to note the criticism directed by the Philistine
against the citadel of his science. Truly, since our childhood has ingrained into us not
only literal belief in the Bible, but also substantial belief in Alf Laylah wa Laylah, and
only adolescence can cure us, we are only too liable, in the rush and energy of
dawning manhood, to overturn roughly and rashly both these classics, to regard them
both on the same level, as interesting documents from the standpoint of folk-lore and
anthropology, and as nothing more.
Even when we learn that the Bible, by a profound and minute study of the text,
may be forced to yield up Qabalistic arcana of cosmic scope and importance, we are
too often slow to apply a similar restorative to the companion volume, even if we are
the luck holders of Burton’s veritable edition.
To me, then, it remains to raise the Alf Laylah wa Laylah into its proper place
once more.
I am not concerned to deny the objective reality of all “magical” phenomena; if
they are illusions, they are at least as real as many unquestioned facts of daily life;
and, if we follow Herbert Spencer, they are at least evidence of some cause.
Now, this fact is our base. What is the cause of my illusion of seeing a spirit in the
triangle of Art?
Every smatterer, every expert in psychology, will answer: “That cause lies in your
English children (pace the Education Act) are taught that the Universe lies in
infinite Space; Hindu children, in the Akasa, which is the same thing.
Those Europeans who go a little deeper learn from Fichte, that the phenomenal
Universe is the creation of the Ego; Hindus, or Europeans studying under Hindu
Gurus, are told, that by Akasa is meant the Chitakasa. The Chitakasa is situated in
the “Third Eye,” i.e., in the brain. By assuming higher dimensions of space, we can
assimilate this fact to Realism; but we have no need to take so much trouble.

22. Theurgia Goetia

23. Greater Key Of Solomon 1of3 1999

The Key Of Solomon, save for a curtailed and incomplete copy published in France in
the seventeenth century, has never yet been printed, but has for centuries remained in
manuscript form inaccessible to all but the few fortunate scholars to whom the
inmost recesses of the great libraries were open.
The fountain-head and storehouse of Qabalistical Magic, and the origin of much
of the Ceremonial Magic of Mediaeval times, the Key has been ever valued by Occult
writers as a work of the highest authority; and notably in our own day Eliphaz Levi
has taken it for the model on which his celebrated Dogme et Rituel de la Haute Magie
was based. It must be evident to the initiated reader of Levi, that The Key Of Solomon
was his text book of study, and at the end of this volume, I give a fragment of an
ancient Hebrew Manuscript of The Key of Solomon, translated and published in the
Philosophie Occulte, as well as an Invocation called the Qabalistical Invocation of
Solomon, which bears close analogy to one in the First Book, being constructed in the
same manner on the scheme of the Sephiroth.
The history of the Hebrew original of The Key of Solomon is given in the Introduc-
tions, but there is every reason to suppose that this has been entirely lost, and
Christian, the pupil of Levi, says as much in his Histoire de la Magie.
I see no reason to doubt the tradition which assigns the authorship of the Key to
King Solomon, for among others Josephus, the Jewish historian, especially mentions
the magical works attributed to that monarch; this is confirmed by many Eastern tra-
ditions, and his magical skill is frequently mentioned by the Old Adepts.
There are, however, two works on Black Magic, the Grimorium Verum, and the
Clavicola di Salomone ridolta, which have been attributed to Solomon, and which have
been in some cases especially mixed up with the present work; but which have noth-
ing really to do therewith; they are full of evil magic, and I cannot caution the
practical student too strongly against them.
There is also another work called Legemeton, or the Lesser Key of Solomon the King,
which is full of seals of various Spirits, and is not the same as the present book,
though extremely valuable in its own department.
In editing this volume, I have omitted one or two experiments partaking largely of Black Magic, and which had

evidently been derived from the two Goetic works
mentioned above; I must further caution the practical worker against the use of
blood; the prayer, the Pentacle, and the perfumes, or Temple Incense, rightly used, are
sufficient as the former verges dangerously on the evil path. Let him who, in spite of
the warnings of this volume, determines to work evil, be assured that evil will recoil
on himself and that he will be struck by the reflex current.
This work is edited from several ancient MSS. in the British Museum which all
differ from each other in various points, some giving what is omitted by the others,
but all unfortunately agreeing in one thing, which is the execrable mangling of the
Hebrew words through the ignorance of the transcribers. But it is in the Pentacles that
the Hebrew is worse, the letters being so vilely scribbled as to be actually undecipher-able in some instances, and

it has been part of my work for several years to correct
and reinstate the proper Hebrew and Magical characters in the Pentacles. The student
may therefore safely rely on their being now as nearly correct in their present repro-
duction as it is possible for them to be. I have therefore, wherever I could, corrected
the Hebrew of the Magical Names in the Conjurations and Pentacles and in the few
instances where it was not possible to do so, I have put them in the most usual form;
carefully collating throughout one MS. with another. The Chapters are a little differ-
ently classed in the various MSS., in some instances the matter contained in them
being transposed, &c. I have added notes wherever necessary.

24. Greater Key Of Solomon 2of3

This work of Solomon is divided into Two Books. In the first thou mayest see and
know how to avoid errors in Experiments, Operations, and in the Spirits theirselves.
In the second thou art taught in what manner Magical Arts may be reduced to the
proposed object and end.
It is for this reason that thou shouldst take great heed and care that this Key of
Secrets fall not into the hands of the foolish, the stupid, and the ignorant. For he who
is the possessor hereof, and who availeth himself hereof according to the ordinances
herein contained, will not only be able to reduce the Magical Arts herein unto their
proposed end, but will, even if he findeth certain errors herein, be able to correct
Any Art or Operation of this kind will not be able to attain its end, unless the
Master of the Art, or Exorcist, shall have this work completely in his power, that is to
say, unless he thoroughly understand it, for without this he will never attain the effect
of any operation.
For this reason I earnestly pray and conjure the person into whose hands this Key
of Secrets may fall, neither to communicate it, nor to make any one a partaker in this
knowledge, if he be not faithful, nor capable of keeping a secret, nor expert in the
Arts. And I most humbly entreat the possessor of this, by the Ineffable Name of God
in Four Letters, YOD, HE, VAU, HE, and by the Name ADONAI, and by all the other
Most High and Holy Names of God, that he values this work as dearly as his own soul,
and that he makes no foolish or ignorant man a partaker therein.

25. Greater Key Of Solomon 3of3

26. Isis Unveiled V I - H.P. Blavatsky 2006

Isis Unveiled V II.pdf - H.P. Blavatsky

27.Knowledge of the Higher Worlds - Rudolf Steiner 1905

Knowledge of the Higher Worlds and Its Attainment constitutes a
fundamental guide to the anthroposophical path of cognition or
knowledge. In human consciousness, faculties are sleeping that, if
awakened, lead to life-giving wisdom. With great clarity and warmth,
Rudolf Steiner details the exercises and moral qualities to be cultivated on
the path to a conscious experience of supersensible realities.

28. Libellus Magickus John G. White Collection

a nineteenth-century manuscript of conjurations.
Verus Jesuitarum Libellus, or, The True Magical Work of the Jesuits.
Containing Most powerful charges and conjurations for all Evil Spirits of
whatever State-Condition or office they are And a Most powerful and
approved Conjuration of the Spirit Usiel To which is added Cyprians
Invocation of Angels And his Conjuration of the Spirits Guarding hidden
treasure - together with a form for their dismissal. Paris 1508.
Translated from the Latin by Herbert Irwin - 1875 Praxis Magica Fausti,
and, or, The Magical Elements of Doctor John Faust Practitioner of
Medicine. From the original Manuscript in the Municipal Library of
Weimar. Passan Anno Adventionis Christi .1571
The true Magical Work of the Jesuits

Most powerful charges and Conjurations for all
Spirits of whatever State - Condition or office they
And a
Most powerful and approved conjuration of the
Spirit Usiel
To which is added Cyrprians [Cyprians] Invocation
And his Conjuration of the Spirits Guarding
hidden treasure - together with a form for their
Paris 1508
Translated from the Latin by Herbert Irwin
- 1875-

29. Lucifer Ahriman Asuras - Rudolf Steiner

The lecture presented here was given in Zurich on October 27, 1919. In the
collected edition of Rudolf Steiner's works, the volume containing the German
texts is entitled, Der Innere Aspekt des sozialen Rätsels; Luziferische
Vergangenheit, Ahrimanische Zukunft (Vol. 193 in the Bibliographic Survey,
In addressing a public audience today on the most important question of our time, it
makes a great difference if one speaks from a knowledge of the deeper forces of world-
historical evolution, that is, from initiation-science, or if one speaks without such
knowledge. It is relatively easy to speak about modern questions if one relies upon data
of external knowledge which are considered scientific, practical, and so on. It is,
however, extraordinarily difficult to speak about these questions from the standpoint of
initiation-science - from which indeed everything is derived with which we have to deal
at such gatherings as ours today. For he who speaks from that standpoint about problems
of the time knows that he is opposed not only by the casual, subjective opinions of those
to whom he speaks. He knows too that a great part of mankind today is already under the
control, from one side or another, of Ahrimanic forces of a cosmic nature which are
growing stronger and stronger. To explain what I mean by this, I must give you a kind of
historical survey of a fairly long period of human history. From various statements which have been made here and

which you will also find in
some of my lecture-courses, you know that we have to place the beginning of our modern
age in the middle of the fifteenth century. We have always called this period - of which
we are really only at the beginning - the Fifth Post-Atlantean epoch. It has replaced the
Greco-Latin Epoch, which we reckon from the middle of the eighth century B.C. to the
middle of the fifteenth century; and further back still, we have the Egyptian-Chaldean
epoch. I have merely indicated this so that you may remember where, in human evolution
as a whole, we place the epoch in which we feel ourselves standing as modern men.
Now you know that at the close of the first third of the Greco-Latin Epoch, the Mystery
of Golgotha took place. And from many different aspects we have characterized what
really came about for human evolution through the Mystery of Golgotha, in fact for the
whole evolution of the earth. Today, into this broad historical survey, we will place
various things concerning mankind which are connected with this Mystery.
With this in view, let us glance back into far earlier times, let us say, into the ages about
the beginning of the third millennium B.C. You are aware how little is said in external
historical tradition about this early evolution of the human race on earth. You know, too,
how external documents point over to Asia, to the Orient. From many anthroposophical
sources, you will know that the further we go back in mankind's evolution, the more we
find a different constitution of the human soul, and something like an ancient, original
wisdom underlying the whole evolution of humanity. You know, further, that certain
traditions of an ancient wisdom of mankind were preserved in close, secret circles, right
into the nineteenth century. They have even been preserved into our own time - but not,
for the most part, at all faithfully.

30. Our Story of Atlantis - W.P. Phelon 1903

31. Pictorial Explanation of the Tarot - A.E. Waite 1910

IT seems rather of necessity than predilection in the sense of apologia that I should put on record
in the first place a plain statement of my personal position, as one who for many years of literary
life has been, subject to his spiritual and other limitations, an exponent of the higher mystic
schools. It will be thought that I am acting strangely in concerning myself at this day with what
appears at first sight and simply a well-known method of fortune-telling. Now, the opinions of Mr
Smith, even in the literary reviews, are of no importance unless they happen to agree with our
own, but in order to sanctify this doctrine we must take care that our opinions, and the subjects ou
of which they arise, are concerned only with the highest. Yet it is just this which may seem
doubtful, in the present instance, not only to Mr. Smith, whom I respect within the proper
measures of detachment, but to some of more real consequence, seeing that their dedications are
mine. To these and to any I would say that after the most illuminated Frater Christian Rosy Cross
had beheld the Chemical Marriage in the Secret Palace of Transmutation, his story breaks off
abruptly, with an intimation that he expected next morning to be door-keeper. After the same
manner, it happens more often than might seem likely that those who have seen the King of
Heaven through the most clearest veils of the sacraments are those who assume thereafter the
humblest offices of all about the House of God. By such simple devices also are the Adepts and
Great Masters in the secret orders distinguished from the cohort of Neophytes as servi servorum
mysterii. So also, or in a way which is not entirely unlike, we meet with the Tarot cards at the
outermost gates--amidst the fritterings and débris of the so-called occult arts, about which no one
in their senses has suffered the smallest deception; and yet these cards belong in themselves to
another region, for they contain a very high symbolism, which is interpreted according to the Laws
of Grace rather than by the pretexts and intuitions of that which passes for divination. The fact that
the wisdom of God is foolishness with men does not create a presumption that the foolishness of
this world makes in any sense for Divine Wisdom; so neither the scholars in the ordinary classes
nor the pedagogues in the seats of the mighty will be quick to perceive the likelihood or even the
possibility of this proposition. The subject has been in the hands of cartomancists as part of the
stock-in-trade of their industry; I do not seek to persuade any one outside my own circles that this
is of much or of no consequence; but on the historical and interpretative sides it has not fared
better; it has been there in the hands of exponents who have brought it into utter contempt for
those people who possess philosophical insight or faculties for the appreciation of evidence. It is
time that it should be rescued, and this I propose to undertake once and for all, that I may have
done with the side issues which distract from the term. As poetry is the most beautiful expression
of the things that are of all most beautiful, so is symbolism the most catholic expression in
concealment of things that are most profound in the Sanctuary and that have not been declared
outside it with the same fulness by means of the spoken word. The justification of the rule of
silence is no part of my present concern, but I have put on record elsewhere, and quite recently, what it is

possible to say on this subject.The little treatise which follows is divided into three parts, in the first of which

I have dealt with
the antiquities of the subject and a few things that arise from and connect therewith. It should be
understood that it is not put forward as a contribution to the history of playing cards, about which I
know and care nothing; it is a consideration dedicated and addressed to a certain school of
occultism, more especially in France, as to the source and centre of all the phantasmagoria which
has entered into expression during the last fifty years under the pretence of considering Tarot cards
historically. In the second part, I have dealt with the symbolism according to some of its higher
aspects, and this also serves to introduce the complete and rectified Tarot, which is available
separately, in the form of coloured cards, the designs of which are added to the present text in
black and white. They have been prepared under my supervision-in respect of the attributions and
meanings-by a lady who has high claims as an artist. Regarding the divinatory part, by which my
thesis is terminated, I consider it personally as a fact in the history of the Tarot - as such, I have
drawn, from all published sources, a harmony of the meanings which have been attached to the
various cards, and I have given prominence to one method of working that has not been published
previously; having the merit of simplicity, while it is also of universal application, it may be held
to replace the cumbrous and involved systems of the larger hand-books.

32. Rite of Misraim - Freemasonic Order

Legendary origins are generally attributed to the Masonic Order in general The Misraim Rite does not escape this

In addition, it holds a special place in the great Masonic family, partly due to the fact that it contains 90

Marc BEDARRIDE, one of the three brothers who promoted the Rite in France, goes so far as to say in his work " The
Masonic Order of Misraïm " published in 1848, that Masonry is as old as the world. Which however, thinking over our
commitment, is intrinsically far from absurd.
To substantiate this claim, he refers to the Old Testament.
According to him, it is Adam himself, with his children, who created the First lodge of humanity; Seth succeeded to

father; Noah saved it from the flood; Sham established it in Egypt, under the name of Mitzraïm, or in other words,
"Egyptians". (I will return later to the etymology of Misraïm).
Thus it is from this population alone that the secret tradition of esoterism must stem.
And again, according to Marc BEDARRIDE and his brothers, the last link in this uninterrupted chain is their own

Gad BEDARRIDE, Mason initiated in 1771 in Avignon In 1782, Gad BEDARRIDE was visited, in Cavaillon, by a
mysterious Egyptian Initiator, of whom only his mystic name is known: « The Sage ANANIAH ».
This envoy revealed Egyptian Masonry to BEDARRIDE. He conferred on him a whole series of "high degrees".
We must point out that this is not the first historical allusion to the appearance of an Unknown Superior of

Masonry. Brother VERNHES in his defense for the Misraïm Rite, published in 1822, already mentioned the appearance
of the missionary ANANIAH, in the south of France, in 1782.
Let's underline that if the" BEDARRIDE " version is pure fantasy, as far as the origins of Egyptian Masonry is

Egypt is an original sphere in the history of esoteric traditions, totally distinct from the Judaic as well as the

Christian sphere. It is understandable that each Masonic author tries to associate himself with as ancient a source

It must be remembered that Egypt has been known since the time of the Crusades and that interest in the Egyptian
tradition and its "Mysteries" has practically not abated since. The Platonic Academy of Florence, dealing learnedly

Egypt and the Egyptians, was founded in 1450.
Translated for the first time from the Greek and Latin in 1471 by Marsile Ficin, the Corpus Hermeticum, a group of

attributed to Hermes, of which the most famous is known under the title of the " Emerald Table ", purports to reveal

ancient Egyptian wisdom. These texts assured the flourishing of the so-called hermetic (from Hermes) sciences such a
Magic, Alchemy and Astrology.
Then followed more and more interest in hieroglyphics. It is now too often forgotten that as early as 1650, the

Abbot Athanase KIRCHER suggested an explanation of
inscriptions found on the principal obelisks recorded in Egypt. His great work is grouped in the four volumes of the
Oedipus Aegyptiacus. But his translations were soon found to be inexact.
However, all of this relates to the Egypto-Greek period, barely anterior to our era. We must wait for BONAPARTE and
his Egyptian campaign and thus the discovery of the Rosetta Stone which enabled CHAMPOLLION to accomplish the
works that we know.
(If needed, allow me to remind you that the Rosetta Stone, named after the place where it was found by Captain
Bouchard, includes a decree written in three languages : in hieroglyphs, in demotic Egyptian, that is to say a

cursive way
of writing, and in Greek. In comparing these three texts Champollion, linguist and expert in oriental language (more
commonly known today as dead languages), deciphered and translated the meaning of the hieroglyphs, thus paving the
way for the scientific study of pharaonic Egypt.)
Moreover, it must be said that Antiquity is closely linked to the speculative Freemasonry of the eighteenth century,

and is
one of the basic ingredients of Masonic discourse (in the same way as Chivalry or the pleasure of Friendship). No

I believe to remind you, among others and especially, our Brother MOZART's « Magic Flute » opera, which refers to

Egyptian Ancient Initiation Mysteries.
So, at the end of that century, we see the appearance of a new science of religions, with such authors as COURT de
GIBELIN, CHARLES-FRANCOIS DUPUIS or ALEXANDRE LENOIR, who in huge encyclopædias show that the origin of
all religions is to be found in Egypt. These works, written by Masons, were immensely successful at the time.

33. Rosicrucian Manifesto

34. Rosicrucian Manual

This Manual contains many helps for the members as outlined
1st. A Manual of the Order generally, its purposes, formation, ar-
rangement of Lodges, description of Officers, their duties, etc., and
the various regulations of membership. This is of unusual value to
every member and officer.
2nd. The plates and diagrams used in connection with certain of
the Degrees. These diagrams serve two purposes. Members will be
able to refer to them in connection with the monographs which they
receive for private study. Explanations of the diagrams are given
in the weekly monographs at the proper time. Therefore, a complete
explanation cannot be given in this Manual in advance of the particu-
lar monograph to which each refers.
3rd. Diagrams and illustrations of many of the symbols used in
our Order and in the ancient teachings of the Rosicrucian and other
4th. A glossary of the principal terms and words used in the teach-
ings throughout all the Degrees. It is not a complete dictionary of
all the terms used, for this would require a very large volume and
would be unnecessary. For example, such words as "Alchemy" are not included, for the definition given

in any standard dictionary is
identical with the sense in which we use them. Only where terms
have special meanings have we included them in the glossary. (See
pages 151 and 152.)
5th. General instructions which should be read carefully by our
members from time to time until they are very familiar with them.
This will help all of us to give you greater service in the work.
6th. Other matter of help to all members.

35. Rosicrucian Mysteries - Max Heindel [1865-1919]

Before entering upon an explanation of the teachings of the
Rosicrucians, it may be well to say a word about them and about the place
they hold in the evolution of humanity. For reasons to be given later these teachings advocate the dualistic
view; they hold that man is a Spirit enfolding all the powers of God as the
seed enfolds the plant, and that these powers are being slowly unfolded by
a series of existences in a gradually improving earthy body; also that
this process of development has been performed under the guidance of ex-
alted Beings who are yet ordering our steps, though in a decreasing
measure, as we gradually acquire intellect and will. These exalted
Beings, though unseen to the physical eyes, are nevertheless potent fac-
tors in all affairs of life, and give to the various groups of humanity les-
sons which will most efficiently promote the growth of their spiritual
powers. In fact, the earth may be likened to a vast training school in
which there are pupils of varying age and ability as we find it in one of
our own schools. There are the savages, living and worshipping under most
primitive conditions, seeing in stick or stone a God. Then, as man pro-
gresses onwards and upwards in the scale of civilization, we find a
higher and higher conception of Deity, which has flowered here in our
Western World in the beautiful Christian religion that now furnishes our
spiritual inspiration and incentive to improve.
These various religions have been given to each group of humanity by
the exalted beings whom we know in the Christian religion as the Recording
Angels, whose wonderful prevision enables them to view the trend of even
so unstable a quantity as the human mind, and thus they are enabled to de-
termine what steps are necessary to lead our unfoldment along the lines con-
gruous to the highest universal good. When we study the history of the ancient nations we shall find that at
about six hundred years B.C. a great spiritual wave had its inception on
the Eastern shores of the Pacific Ocean where the great Confucian re-
ligion accelerated the progress of the Chinese nation, then also the reli-
gion of the Buddha commenced to win its millions of adherents in India, and
still further West we have the lofty philosophy of Pythagoras. Each system
was suited to the needs of the particular people to whom it was sent. Then
came the period of the Skeptics, in Greece, and later, traveling
westward the same spiritual wave is manifested as the Christian religion
of the so-called "Dark Ages" when the dogma of a dominant church compelled
belief from the whole of Western Europe.
It is a law in the universe that a wave of spiritual awakening is always
followed by a period of doubting materialism; each phase is necessary in or-
der that the Spirit may receive equal development of heart and intellect
without being carried too far in either direction. The great Beings afore-
mentioned, who care for our progress, always take steps to safeguard hu-
manity against that danger, and when they foresaw the wave of materialism
which commenced in the sixteenth century with the birth of our modern sci-
ence, they took steps to protect the West as they had formerly safe-
guarded the East against the skeptics who were held in check by the Mys-
tery Schools.

36. Rosicrucian Secrets - John Dee

37. Rosicrucians Rites and Mysteries - Jennings

38. The Secret Doctrine in Israel - A.E. Waite

39. The Secret Doctrine - Anthropogenesis - H.P. Blavatsky 1888

On the Archaic Stanzas, and the Four Prehistoric Continents ... 1
The Imperishable Sacred Land ... 6
The Hyperborean ... 7
Lemuria ... 7
Atlantis ... 8
The Tropics at the Pole ... 11
Man, the Third Logos ... 25
The Celestial Governors of Humanity ... 29
Parent Stars and Sister Planets ... 33
Three Kinds of Light ... 35
The Numbers of Creation ... 39
The First War in Heaven ... 45
The Monsters of Chaos ... 53
The "Double Dragon" ... 57
Who are the Flames? ... 63
The Race that never dies ... 67
Cosmogony, an intelligent plan ... 73
The various classes of Creators ... 77
Man, a god in animal form ... 81
"Fires," "Sparks," and "Flames" ... 83
Pitris of the Gods and Demons ... 89
What Prometheus symbolized ... 95
The Hammer of Thor ... 99
The Divine Rebels ... 103
Man's Father, the Sun ... 105
The Secret Work of Chiram ... 113
The outgrowth of Races ... 117
Leda, Castor, and Pollux ... 121
Jah-Hovah Androgynous ... 125
The Jewish God-name ... 127
Bi-sexual reproduction ... 133
The Virgin Third Race ... 135
A Few Words about Deluges and Noah's ... 138
Various Deluges ... 141
The Arkite Symbols ... 143
Could Men Exist 18,000,000 Years ago? ... 148
Spontaneous Generation ... 151
The Solar System in the Puranas ... 155
Oceans of Carbonic Acid? ... 159
Monads and Rounds ... 167
A Suggestive Explanation ... 171
A Saint -- Hypnotised ... 175
Sweat-born and Androgynes ... 177
Archaic Zoology ... 182
The Sin of the Mindless Men ... 183
The Hairy Men of China ... 195
The Separation of Sexes ... 197
Primeval Language ... 199
The Garden of Eden a College ... 203
Flying Camels ... 205
Two Schools of Magic ... 211
The Flying Dragons ... 219
The Magicians of Atlantis ... 223
The Mysteries among the Mayas ... 229
Satanic Myths ... 233
Mahasura and Satan ... 237
Man, the pale shadow of God ... 243
The curse of Vasishta ... 247
From worm to man ... 255
Identity of Human and Animal embryos ... 259

40. The Secret Doctrine - Cosmogenesis - H.P. Blavatsky

41. Secret Symbols of the Rosicrucians - Franz Hartmann

42. Serpent in the Sky - The High Wisdom of Ancient Egypt - J. A. West 1993

Serpent in the Sky presents a revolutionary, exhaustively docu­
mented re­interpretation of the civilization of ancient Egypt; it 
is a study of the life work of the philosopher, Orientalist and 
mathematician, the late R. A. Schwaller de Lubicz. 
After two decades of study, mainly on site at the Temple of 
Luxor, Schwaller de Lubicz was able to prove that all that is 
accepted as dogma concerning Egypt (and ancient civilization 
in general) is wrong, or hopelessly inadequate; his work over­
throws or undermines virtually every currently­cherished 
belief regarding man's history, and the 'evolution' of civiliza­
Egyptian science, medicine, mathematics and astronomy 
were all of an exponentially higher order of refinement and 
sophistication than modern scholars will acknowledge. The 
whole of Egyptian civilization was based upon a complete and 
precise understanding of universal laws. And this profound 
understanding manifested itself in a consistent, coherent and 
inter­related system that fused science, art and religion into a 
single organic Unity. In other words, it was exactly the oppo­
site of what we find in the world today. 
Moreover, every aspect of Egyptian knowledge seems to 
have been complete at the very beginning. The sciences, artis­
tic and architectural techniques and the hieroglyphic system 
show virtually no signs of a period of 'development'; indeed, 
many of the achievements of the earliest dynasties were never 
surpassed, or even equalled later on. This astonishing fact is 
readily admitted by orthodox Egyptologists, but the magni­
tude of the mystery it poses is skillfully understated, while its 
many implications go unmentioned. How does a complex civilization spring full­blown into 
being? Look at a 1905 automobile and compare it to a modern 
one. There is no mistaking the process of 'development'. But 
in Egypt there are no parallels. Everything is there right at the 
The answer to the mystery is of course obvious, but because 
it is repellent to the prevailing cast of modern thinking, it is sel­
dom seriously considered. Egyptian civilisation was not a
'development', it was a legacy.
Following an observation made by Schwaller de Lubicz, it is now possible virtually to prove the existence of another

, and 
perhaps greater civilization ante­dating dynastic Egypt — and 
all other known civilizations — by millennia. In other words, 
it is now possible to prove 'Atlantis', and simultaneously, the 
historical reality of the Biblical Flood. (I use inverted commas 
around 'Atlantis' since it is not the physical location that is at 
issue here, but rather the existence of a civilization sufficiently 
sophisticated and