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The Light of Egypt or the Science of the Soul and the Stars

The Light of Egypt or the Science of the Soul and the Stars
{*style:<b><i>THOMAS H. BURGOYNE </i></b>*} "Write the things which thou hast seen, and the things which are, and the things which shall be hereafter; THE MYSTERY OF THE SEVEN STARS, which thou sawest in my right hand." Revelations, Chap. Dedication To the Budding Spirituality of the Occident and The Rising Genius of the Western Race, This work is respectfully dedicated, By the Author The Science of the Soul and the Stars VOLUME II Introduction Chapter I The Zodiac Chapter II The Constellations Chapter III The Spiritual Interpretation of the Twelve Houses of the Zodiac Chapter IV Astro-Theology Chapter V Astro-Mythology Chapter VI Symbolism Chapter VII Alchemy Part I (organic) Chapter VIII Alchemy Part II (occult) Chapter IX Talismans Chapter X Ceremonial Magic Chapter XI Magic Wands Chapter XII The Tablets of Aeth in three parts Part I the Twelve Mansions Part II the Ten Planetary Rulers Part III the Ten Great Powers of the Universe Chapter XIII Penetralia we return our sincere thanks. Philosophy. hereafter.

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