Summary of the week ending Mar 1st, 2014

Here’s a summary of activity for the week ending March 1st, 2014.


Unicursal MRS GRUNDY Poster

This Unicursal MRS GRUNDY 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 extensive New Comment on Ch I, 51 from Liber AL vel Legis, Book of the Law.


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Here is a summary of Hermetic Library blog posts:

Reading Room

Somewhere I Have Never Travelled: The Hero’s Journey by Thomas Van Nortwick, from Oxford University Press
Inside Solar Lodge, Outside the Law: True Tales of Initiation and High Adventure by Frater Shiva, reviewed by T Polyphilus
The Temple Legend and the Golden Legend, 20 lectures by Rudolf Steiner, from Rudolf Steiner Press
The White Dominican by Gustav Meyrink, reviewed by T Polyphilus
The Portal of Initiation: A Rosicrucian Mystery Drama & The Fairy Tale of the Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily by Rudolf Steiner and Johann W von Goethe, from Spiritual Literature Library
Cloud of Prejudice: A Study in Anti-Masonry by Arturo de Hoyos (as Art deHoyos), reviewed by T Polyphilus
The Mysteries: Rudolf Steiner’s Writings on Spiritual Initiation, selected and introduced by Andrew Welburn, from Floris Books
The Mysteries: Papers from the Eranos Yearbooks, edited by Joseph Campbell, from Princeton University Press
History of My Life, Volumes 3 & 4 by Giacomo Casanova, translated by Willard R Trask, reviewed by T Polyphilus
Casanova, by Howard Guy Ervin III, libretto for the 106th Grove Play
The Gnostic Religion: The message of the alien God and the beginnings of Christianity by Hans Jonas, from Beacon Press
Satanism and Witchcraft: The Classic Study of Medieval Superstition by Jules Michelet, reviewed by T Polyphilus
The Nag Hammadi Library, edited by James M Robinson, from HarperCollins
Early Christian Heresies by Joan O’Grady, reviewed by T Polyphilus
Living Gnosticism: An Ancient Way of Knowing by Jordan Stratford, from Apocryphile
Simon Magus: His Philosophy and Teachings by G R S Mead, introduced by Paul Tice, reviewed by T Polyphilus

Anthology Project

Postal Potlatch

Visual Pool

Audio Pool

Phi added by Nicolás S. González
Between Two Rivers Of Light, a collaboration with Mukti, added by Anantakara
Dispersa Selene added by deuslunus
Black Magik Remix added by rfcl
Misty added by Mphillips71
The Foreward Momentum added by i AM esper
The Practitioner added by Denatura Sonoris

Video Pool

Arts and Letters Pool

Abou Ben Adhem by Leigh Hunt

Goods and Services

More fashion from Toxic Vision with Baphomet
Gustave Dore cloak and Bad Bunny bodysuit from Toxic Vision
Weiser Antiquarian Books Catalogue #117 Aleister Crowley and Circle. A Miscellany of Used and Rare Books and Ephemera
Vintage Black Wand made by George Alexander, on offer by Treadwell’s Books
Mary Rose’s ‘Villain’ quote art print
The Society of the Spectacle by Guy Debord, newly translated and annotated by Ken Knabb
Abraxas: Issue 5 from Fulgur
Thelemic Seasonal Holy Day Wall Calendar, a crowdfunding effort from Knights Templar


Psychostasia with Daemonia Nymphe at Riverside Studios on Mar 23, 2014 at 8pm
Selene’s Awakening Horos, a video by Daemonia Nymphe
Occult Origins: Hakim Bey’s Ontological Post-Anarchism, a paper by Joseph Christian Greer
Dark Horse, official video by Katy Perry
Omnium Gatherum: Feb 26th, 2014, an irregular hodgepodge of links gathered together …
Fly on the Wings of the Storm, a lecture by Peter Grey on Apocalyptic Witchcraft
Ash-shuhub by Niko Skorpio
Pros Neazoe Euhi, a video by Daemonia Nymphe
Medea at Riverside Studios on Mar 5th-22nd, 2014, with live music by Daemonia Nymphe
Quiescent, a video by Shores of Null


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