Summary of the week ending Feb 22nd, 2014

Here’s a summary of activity for the week ending February 22nd, 2014.


Unicursal SHUT UP GET OUT Poster

This Unicursal SHUT UP GET OUT Poster is another piece of helpful propaganda from the Ministry of Information, a take on the original trilogy of British posters from WWII combined with a quote from Aleister Crowley’s lecture on yoga Asana and Pranayama.


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Here is a summary of Hermetic Library blog posts:

Reading Room

The Satanist at Pharaoh’s Court by Walter C Cambra, a monograph, arrived courtesy of the author
The Mahabharata: A Play Based Upon the Indian Classic Epic by Jean-Claude Carrière, translated from the French by Peter Brook, from Harper & Row
Love, Sex, Fear, Death: The Inside Story of The Process Church of the Final Judgment by Timothy Wyllie, edited by Adam Parfrey, from Feral House, reviewed by T Polyphilus
Gog and Magog: a Study in Thematic Clarification by Walter C Cambra, a 1996 monograph, arrived courtesy of the author
The Bhagavad Gita: A Walkthrough for Westerners by Jack Hawley, from New World Library
Graveyards of Chicago : The People, History, Art, and Lore of Cook County Cemeteries by Ursula Bielski and Matt Hucke, reviewed by T Polyphilus
The Mystery of Light and the Name of God by Walter C Cambra, a monograph, has arrived courtesy of the author
Living With Siva: Hinduism’s Nandinatha Sutras by Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, from Himalayan Academy
Vazkor, Son of Vazkor by Tanith Lee, reviewed by T Polyphilus
Quest for Sita by Maurice Collis, with illustrations by Mervyn Peake, from John Day Company
Walpurgisnacht by Gustav Meyrink, reviewed by T Polyphilus
Little Masonic Library from Southern Publishers
Babalon Rising, a DVD from The House of Ecstacy, featuring music by Wendy Rule and Land of the Blind
Phrasikleia: An Anthropology of Reading in Ancient Greece by Jesper Svenbro, tranlated by Janet Lloyd, from Cornell University Press
Esoteric Agenda by Ben Stewart and Dan Stewart, from Talismanic Idols
The Homeric Hymn to Demeter: Translation, Commentary, and Interpretative Essays, edited by Helene P Foley, from Princeton University Press
Kymatica by Ben Stewart and Dan Stewart, from Talismanic Idols

Anthology Project

Postal Potlatch

Visual Pool

Untitled added by Agustin Croxatto

Audio Pool

Alpha & Omega, an uncertain track added by blackantlers
Signposts added by Den Lilla Ekorren
the serpent of the night (seven gates), an uncertain track added by blackantlers
Green Lights added by rfcl
Ornamental Organ added by (m)
Mother Ice added by Denatura Sonoris
Care For Old Wings added by Denatura Sonoris

Video Pool

T.E.R.o.U.Rs Collection vol. 1 added by Dave Greber

Arts and Letters Pool

A Mason’s Greeting by John Edmund Barss

Goods and Services

The Case of Steve Jackson Games, or how Discordianism helped the U.S. Secret Service inspire the birth of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a draft excerpt from the forthcoming Chasing Eris by Brenton Clutterbuck
Weiser Antiquarian new arrivals, including a Book of the Law from 1938
The Inbetween Tarot by Janine Worthington
The Testament of Cyprian the Mage book launch at The Atlantis Bookshop on Mar 1st at 7pm
Psychomagia, composed by John Zorn, played by Abraxas, from Tzadik
To The Prettiest One, Volume 5 from netlabel Brownian e/Motion(s)
The Charge Of The Goddess, poetry by Doreen Valiente, from the Doreen Valiente Foundation


The Heart of the Master, a video of Jonathan Scott (Doleful Lions) acoustic & live at the SpookHouse
Kévin Paradis drums to Polymorph Demon by The Seven Gates
The Seven Gates of Hell performed by Venom
Omnium Gatherum: Feb 19th, 2014, an irregular hodgepodge of links gathered together …
Sita Sings the Blues by Nina Paley with music by Annette Hanshaw
Four Rivers, a video for a track from Psychomagia, composed by John Zorn, played by Abraxas
A proposed partial decoding of the Voynich script by Stephen Bax, Professor of Applied Linguistics at CRELLA, the University of Bedfordshire
Apparently today is Ragnarök, so, I guess, welcome to the end of the world … again, until next time
God is Dead? by Black Sabbath


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