"It should be remembered that Walis Budge considered himself a priest of Osiris and not just an archaeologist and academic! Ithil Colquin in her book "The Sword of Wisdom" a biography of McGregor Mathers has provided evidence that Budge was…"
"Even in Greek rituals, there was a strong Semitic influence. This can be documented in "The Common Background of the Greek and Hebrew Civilisation" and "Homer and the Bible" by Cyrus Gordon, "Helenosemitica" by Michael…"
"There are also interesting Western parallels. The Druids used feather cloaks to assist in their astral projection. The Witches also used a Witches Ladder made of feathers to flood the surroundings with magickal intent, this process was sometimes…"
"The use of marihuana in modern Wicca Goes back to Gerald Gardner's original coven. It is specifically mentioned as part of the Incense formula in Gardner's book of Shadows. Dr Miranda Aldouse Green in her book "Ceasar's…"
"Anyone using blood for Magical purposes should acquaint themselves with the voluminous work of Rudolf Stiner on this subject! Stiner's teachings on this subject constitute several lecture cycles on the subject and numerous scattered remarks on…"
"I really like this discussion Mental and physical clutter are indeed rampant in today's society! In mediaeval times there was a concept of being a "tertiary" a sort of lay monk or nun The Idea was to keep monastic simplicity…"
"While the psychology of this exercise is admirable the physiology also should not be ignored. The moon effects female physiology in a number of profound ways. For an overview of this subject see. Lunarception by Louise Lacy; The Wise Wound by…"
Area location: Country with Optional State, Province etc.
Melbourne Victoria Australia
Why I wish to join The Temple & how I found out about it...
I am interested in all things occult and esoteric!
About Myself & My Interests..
I am a Traditionalist Witch and also Wiccan, Druid, Shaman, Ceremonial Magickan, I am an initiate of several Taoist and Tantric traditions. I have fraternal relations with several indigenous traditions.I am a Thelemite. I am a Sufi.I am bisexual.
My Teachers & Influences, What was it about them that influenced me?
Several Traditional Witches and Wiccans, Traditional Druids and Shamans, Several Tantric and Taoist Master (and Mistresses), Others.
I was influenced by their depth of Knowledge, Their commitment to their traditions and their intellectual rigour!
Authors and/or Books I appreciate
Anything by Robert Graves, Cyrus Gordon Michael Astor, Steven Flours, Stephen Philips and Israel Regardie, Dion Fortune, Rudolf Stiner and many other Authors
Musicians and/or Music I appreciate
Alan Stivel, Gwidion.
, and many others! Classical music and Traditional folk and ethnic Music!
Films and/or Film-Makers & Actors I appreciate
Excalibur, Little Buddah, Agora and many others.
Artists and/or Art I appreciate
Renascence painters. Traditional ethnic Arts and crafts from sophisticated to simple.
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