“Hence the caution before I speak. There is no miracle in the knowledge; there is no real mystery.  It is so logical, so obvious, so cogent that it could be followed even as a theory easily.  Danger comes at the stage of practice.  Before entering into the deep waters of the Pacific for a swim […]

Thirty minutes of good ground covered at Paranormal Perception!   https://shows.pippa.io/paranormal-perception/episodes/225-the-egregores-in-our-lives   Thank you for reading VOXHERMES, the blog of the Institute for Hermetic Studies, a registered 501c3 non-profit. We encourage you to subscribe to this blog to get all updates sent directly to your email in-box.  You will also find information about our mission […]

Another wonderful interview with Marla Brooks at Stirring the Cauldron. She is really a great deal of fun to sit with for an hour. https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/stirringthecauldron/episodes/2019-09-06T10_40_18-07_00   Thank you for reading VOXHERMES, the blog of the Institute for Hermetic Studies, a registered 501c3 non-profit. We encourage you to subscribe to this blog to get all updates […]

Everything I Needed to Learn About Magic I Learned from Buffy…. Magic is about power, it is about getting things done, usually material things. It has very little concern for persons, and works like electricity. Yet, we see that few can wield it well or reliably, or often without what Joseph Lisiewski called “The Slingshot […]

“Aryan peoples have everywhere adopted the moralistic religions, born of Arihat, which mark the end of the Kali Yuga. The wisdom of the Assurs, linked to Shaivism, has survived, however, like the Shiva cult itself, but secretly, in an esoteric and initiatic tradition [of which Dionysus is the ideal in the West]. The history of […]

I was recently asked, “In light of what we have been told about the [Jeffrey] Epstein sex-abuse machine and its international reach, a reach that apparently was so vast that his death in a high security prison is believed by many to have been a murder orchestrated at the highest levels; and, the so-called ‘Russiagate’ […]

Sometime in the mid-1990’s I visited John Michael Greer and Al Billings in Seattle. I was invited to give a presentation on alchemy which was sponsored by their esoteric lodge. At one point I showed Greer a small, black, hard backed book, the kind artists use. It contained hand drawn seals from the Shemhamaphorech taken […]