Ceremonial Magic: A Guide to the Mechanisms of Ritual

Ceremonial Magic: A Guide to the Mechanisms of Ritual

by Israel Regardie, Pat Zalewski
     
 

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• Introduction from noted Golden Dawn scholar Pat Zalewski
• Includes the Opening of the Watchtower Ritual for Self Transformation

The proper working of ritual is at the heart of the Western magical tradition. This book shows exactly how ceremonial techniques can be used to concentrate and harness the enormous psychic and spiritual potential of human

Overview

• Introduction from noted Golden Dawn scholar Pat Zalewski
• Includes the Opening of the Watchtower Ritual for Self Transformation

The proper working of ritual is at the heart of the Western magical tradition. This book shows exactly how ceremonial techniques can be used to concentrate and harness the enormous psychic and spiritual potential of human consciousness. Dr. Regardie’s detailed analysis and description of key rituals are based on his own considerable experience and his knowledge of Golden Dawn techniques. In addition to providing practical instructions on robes, ritual equipment and decor, he also links current occult practice to broader historical precedents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904658108
Publisher:
Aeon Books
Publication date:
02/28/2008
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Pat Zalewski is an occultist and author. He contacted the last remnant of the original Temples founded by the Golden Dawn in New Zealand and he and Chris Zalewski founded the Thoth Hermes Temple in Wellington and became co-chiefs. He met and corresponded with Israel Regardie who travelled to New Zealand to meet him.

Israel Regardie was one of the foremost occultists and magicians of the twentieth century. He started his career as Aleister Crowley’s private secretary, went on to join the Golden Dawn, and ultimately publish their teachings. In the sixties he was instrumental in the magical revival and the re-establishment of the Golden Dawn.

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