Advanced Esoteric Astrology : Lynn Koiner - Astrological Research NOTE: The esoteric and hierarchical rulerships are given separately on this website. In the 1980s, I developed my own theories on Esoteric Astrology and its theory of Triangles of Energy. I am posting my lecture notes for anyone to use in their own research. The following are areas that I have researched in the field of Esoteric Astrology: 1. NOTE: I know that, in the 1980s, there was some controversy regarding the type of Zodiac to use. Hierarchically, Leo and the 1st House dominate in my current horoscope. I am not supposed to be in positions of prominence in this lifetime and probably not the next one either. I have found that the most practical application of this triangle is in the selection of the most satisfying career. 2. The Extra-Systemic Triangles for the Aryan Root Race, for which the archetype of the fully developed Aryan is Plato, might be Ascendant/Descendent axises (using the Hierarchal Rulerships)/Sirius House Position/Uranus, its sign and House Position. To reiterate:
How to Create a Sigil to Manifest Your Deepest Desires | Evolve + Ascend A sigil is a symbol used in magical rituals as a means of manifesting a specific outcome by “imprinting” desire into form, in order for that desire to become manifest in the form of your reality. This practice derives from the “Chaos magick” tradition, which places emphasis on a more pragmatic approach to magick by using/creating new or unorthodox methods. Creating a sigil is relatively easy, and the results are incredible if youallow and (most importantly) believe in what you are wishing for. Sigil Daily has a great methodology for creating your own sigil to manifest your desires, and the proper ritual to give it power… How to Create a Sigil via: Sigil Daily A “sigil” is a symbol. The method for creating a sigil is simple, creative and generally a lot of fun. You will need: Something to write with. Step 1: Create a quiet, distraction-free environment. Optional: Create a focus area. Step 2: Quiet your mind. Step 3: Write down your goal or desire as a sentence. A simple sigil activation.
Adept An adept is an individual identified as having attained a specific level of knowledge, skill, or aptitude in doctrines relevant to a particular author or organization. Etymology The word "adept" is derived from Latin adeptus 'one who has attained' (the secret of transmuting metals). Authors H. Although Madame Blavatsky makes liberal use of the term adept in her works to refer to their minor function as caretaker of ancient occult knowledge. Alice Bailey In Alice Bailey's body of writing she outlines a hierarchy of spiritual evolution and an initiatory path along which an individual may choose to advance. Orders Various occult organizations have steps in which an initiate may ascend in their own magical system. Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn A∴A∴ Aleister Crowley, who formed the A∴A∴, restructured the Golden Dawn system. Temple of Set The Temple of Set calls their steps degrees, and places adept second. Illuminates of Thanateros Notes
John Dee John Dee (13 July 1527 – 1608 or 1609) was a mathematician, astronomer, astrologer, occultist, imperialist and adviser to Queen Elizabeth I. He devoted much of his life to the study of alchemy, divination and Hermetic philosophy. In his lifetime Dee amassed one of the largest libraries in England. Biography Early life Rector at Upton-upon-Severn from 1553, Dee was offered a readership in mathematics at Oxford in 1554, which he declined; he was occupied with writing and perhaps hoped for a better position at court. In 1555, Dee became a member of the Worshipful Company of Mercers, as his father had, through the company's system of patrimony. That same year, 1555, he was arrested and charged with "calculating" for having cast horoscopes of Queen Mary and Princess Elizabeth; the charges were expanded to treason against Mary. Dee appeared in the Star Chamber and exonerated himself, but was turned over to the Catholic Bishop Bonner for religious examination.
European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism Publications International conferences The ESSWE holds an international conference in a different European country every two years, and holds a workshop for graduate students in years in which there is no conference. Past conferences have been in Tübingen (2007), Strasbourg (2009), and Szeged (2011). Other activities The ESSWE provides various resource on its website, awards prizes and travel bursaries to recognize and encourage younger scholars. Relationships The ESSWE is an affiliated society of the International Association for the History of Religions (IAHR) and a related scholarly organization of the American Academy of Religion (AAR). Current officers Notable past officers Antoine Faivre (University of the Sorbonne, France)Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke (University of Exeter, UK) Further reading Gregory D. External links
Numerology Basics Many Pagan spiritual traditions incorporate the practice of numerology. The basic principles of numerology hold that numbers have a great deal of spiritual and magical significance. Some numbers are more potent and powerful than others, and combinations of numbers can be developed for magical use. In addition to magical correspondences, numbers also tie into planetary significance. In Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner, author Scott Cunningham says that odd numbers are related to feminine energy, while even numbers are connected to more masculine meanings. This is not, however, true in all traditions. In some traditions, you might find meanings as follows: 1: Connected to the universal life force that binds us all. 5: In some traditions, five is equivalent to the four elements plus the addition of spirit as a fifth element. 9: Nine is three times three, which makes it a triply powerful number in some systems. Finding Your Birth Number
Hermeticism Philosophy based on the teachings of Hermes Trismegistus Hermeticism, or Hermetism, is a philosophical system that is primarily based on the purported teachings of Hermes Trismegistus (a legendary Hellenistic combination of the Greek god Hermes and the Egyptian god Thoth). These teachings are contained in the various writings attributed to Hermes (the Hermetica), which were produced over a period spanning many centuries (c. 300 BCE – 1200 CE), and may be very different in content and scope. In 1964, Frances A. Yates advanced the thesis that Renaissance Hermeticism, or what she called "the Hermetic tradition", had been a crucial factor in the development of modern science. While Yates's thesis has since been largely rejected, the important role played by the 'Hermetic' science of alchemy in the thought of such figures as Jan Baptist van Helmont (1580–1644), Robert Boyle (1627–1691) or Isaac Newton (1642–1727) has been amply demonstrated. Etymology History
Theosophy Theosophy comes from the Greek theosophia (θεοσοφία), which combines theos (θεός), "God" and sophia (σοφία), "wisdom," meaning "divine wisdom." From the late 19th century onwards, the term theosophy has generally been used to refer to the religio-philosophic doctrines of the Theosophical Society, founded in New York City in 1875 by Helena Blavatsky, William Quan Judge, and Henry Steel Olcott. Blavatsky's major work, The Secret Doctrine (1888), was one of the foundational works of modern theosophy. As of 2015[update], members of organizations descended from, or related to, the Theosophical Society were active in more than 52 countries around the world. Etymology The term theosophia appeared (in both Greek and Latin) in the works of early church fathers, as a synonym for theology: the theosophoi are "those who know divine matters Traditional and Christian theosophy Antiquity and medieval ending c. 1450 CE 16th and 17th century 18th century Theosophy:
Christopher Warnock on Astrology, Magic and the Occult - The Astrology Podcast The 16th episode of the podcast features an interview with astrologer Christopher Warnock on the topic of astrology, magic, and the occult. Christopher is one of the leading practitioners of astrological magic in the world today, and he is well known for his work with talismans, publishing translations of magical texts such as the Picatrix, and promoting the practice of traditional astrology. You can find more information about his work at RenaissanceAstrology.com, as well as his discussion group Spiritus Mundi and Renaissance Astrology blog. Outline of the Podcast Here are some of the different topics that we covered during the course of the podcast: The general topic is the relationship between astrology, magic, and the occult.What is the definition of magic? Download or Stream the Podcast You can either download this episode of the podcast as an MP3 or you can play it directly from the website by using the buttons below: