Enjoy the following conversation between Eric Simkins and myself as we discuss Hermeticism and spiritual maturity, the future of esotericism in post 2020, and the important questions to ask about practices on the Path so you can make the best use of your time. UPDATE: Yesterday’s post had some technical issues. They have since been […]

In our second conversation with David Metcalfe we pick up where he left off at during his presentation for the 2021 Institute for Hermetic Studies Annual Conference. Metcalfe’s conference presentation can be found at the IHS Teachable site along with additional conference presentations. In this follow-up we discuss the nature of media in shaping esoteric […]

Portae Lucis Method of Jean Dubuis as presented at the 6th Annual Philosophers of Nature Conference, Colorado Springs, Co. 20 July 1997. Summary by Mark Stavish, M.A., Director of Research, ORA Project for The Stone Introduction Over the past several years, Jean Dubuis, founder of LPN and author of its lessons, has been developing a […]

Some Easter Ruminations on Death, the Secret Fire, and the Body of Light by Mark Stavish Originally posted in 2013 and again in 2016. Easter is an interesting holiday deeply rooted, we are routinely reminded, in pagan cults and their attendant practices. While such recognition is important for our understanding, it often does little in […]

UPDATE: The IHS Conference is available at Teachable using the link provided at the bottom of this page. Where: Virtual/Zoom Meeting When: Saturday, 01 May 2021 Times are in US Eastern Standard Time Admission: $45 if paid before April 15th, $50 thereafter. Thank you to the Louis Claude de St. Martin Fund of the Luzerne […]