Recently, I upgraded my altar into a planetary smart altar. With a gesture, the altar lights up in colors displaying the current planetary day and hour.
I talk a lot about the books I read, but it’s rare that I talk about the books that I’m going to read. Here’s a list of books I’m currently working on and books on deck.
Last Spring, while drinking beer with my good friend Matt, I said to him, “We should record a podcast!” At the time, I just meant that I wanted to be in an episode of his Masonic for The Laudable Pursuit. However, he thought I meant that we should start a whole new podcast. So we… Read more »
There is a fundamental difference between the nature of God described by The Kybalion and that in the Hermetica. Learn more as we dive into these two works and explore their mysteries.
Read a book review of The Weird of Hali: Innsmouth by John Michael Greer.
Who is Asclepius? In addition to being a figure from Greek mythology, Asclepius has an entire book of the Hermetica named after him. Let us take a look at this important Hermetic personality and learn more about who he is and why he’s important to Hermetic philosophy.
Celebrate Walpurgisnacht with a 5-card Tarot reading by email! This sale is only good until Saturday, May 7th, so don’t delay!
How is monotheism addressed in ancient Hermetism? The Corpus Hermeticum and other Hermetica talk about God all the time, so let’s take a look at the Hermetic views on God and what monotheism means in that ancient religion. Scholars have been working to categorize the various views of God and divinity in the Hermetica for years. There are two general categories that most use: optimistic monist and pessimistic dualist.
What is the difference between Hermetism and Hermeticism? When you start studying the Hermetic tradition and Hermetic philosophy, you will run across both of these terms. Let’s learn what the difference is.
Hermeticism is based on the teachings of a mysterious man named Hermes Trismegistus. He is portrayed as a wise teacher, a powerful magician, and a skilled mystic. He has been seen as a teacher of Moses, the inventor of alchemy, and the founder of occult schools throughout history.