Book Reviews

Llewellyn's Complete Book of Lucid Dreaming by Clare R Johnson book cover

Dreams come in many types and forms. Whilst all types of dreamwork are effective analytical tools, lucid dreaming — a condition in which you become aware that you’re dreaming whilst in a sleep state, is a particularly powerful way of drilling down into the workings of the subconscious. An InnerContinue Reading

Esoteric Freemasonry by Jean-Louis de Biasi

Despite its constant ascertion that it is not a secret society, Freemasonry is, nevertheless, a society with secrets. For this reason, above any others, most outsiders are deeply suspicious of its methods and motives: for it is one of the few spiritual disciplines that cannot be properly understood or practisedContinue Reading

Thelema by Colin D Campbell

What exactly is Thelema? Is it a religion? Is it a philosophy? Is it a cult? Was Aleister Crowley truly the ‘Wickedest Man in the World? Colin D Campbell is well placed to comment upon Thelema. He has been studying and teaching elements of magickal practice for over twenty-five yearsContinue Reading

It is difficult to find anyone today who has not, at some point or other in their lives, been firmly and squarely bitten in the proverbial backside as the direct result of some innocent use of one drug or another. For James W Jesso it was the after effects ofContinue Reading

365 Tarot Spells by Sasha Graham

The Tarot has developed greatly over the past few decades and its exponential rise in popularity has meant that it has become the definitive teaching system for most students who are working within the sphere of magick and the occult. At some point in their studies of the Tarot mostContinue Reading

Essential Astrology by Amy Herring

Few things are quite so beguiling or fascinating as one’s first look at an astrological natal birth chart. Whether you believe in the ability of the planets to influence our lives or not the first sight of the map of a horoscope with its technical data and esoteric symbolism isContinue Reading

How to Survive a Mercury Retrograde by Bernie Ashman book cover

Tracking the retrograde motion of the minor planets is a lesser-known aspect of modern astrology – which is rather surprising given that they offer the opportunity for a richer appreciation of the subtle, but nevertheless significant effect that planetary motion has on us. The term Retrograde is one that isContinue Reading

Against the Pollution of the I by Jacques Lusseyra book cover

Born in Paris, France, he became totally blind as the result of a school accident at the age of eight and he spent the rest of his life learning to adapt to the circumstances that having no vision brought to him. Whilst many disabled people during that era were drawnContinue Reading

Dream ESP by Carl Llewellyn Weschcke

Few areas of modern spirituality have changed quite so fundamentally iver the past few decades as that of dream work. For a long time the common understanding regarding dreams was limited to that of a passive state. That is to say that the general belief surrounding dreams was that theyContinue Reading