I would like to quote two paragraphs from some lectures dating back to the 1920’s and earlier. Please consider the following when doing your meditations on Keter, as well as the Lesser Ritual of the Pentagram: ” …you will find that the circle, with its dot, becomes not only a symbol but a real and […]

(Originally published in March 2011 under the title: Some Words of Encouragement and Practical Tips from the Past.)   For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere Spring has arrived and despite some still present chill and possible snow, preparations for gardening are already underway. I remember as a child my great-uncle and grandfather both […]

The Institute for Hermetic Studies will host its Third Annual Conference on May 2, 2020.  It will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 242 Highland Park Boulevard, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18702. Conference details along with pre (May 1) and post (May 3) conference activities will be announced as they become available. Subscribe to VOXHERMES to receive […]

I had the very fine experiencing of being interviewed for the show “Stirring the Cauldron” out of L.A. last week. It was a very nice experience and I look forward to returning later this summer. If you would like to hear a slightly different interview on Egregores, and one that is just less than an […]

  The following is redacted from a hard to find essay on Dharmapalas or Protector Deities in Vajrayana from the Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism.  Much of what it says is of importance to Western magical practices. Oddly it is found on a site dedicated to Dorje Shugden. See our work, Egregores – The Occult […]

Red Protection Cords Available It is that time of the year when we offer red string protection, or so-called Qabala Cords, to those who would like one. Simply send a self-addressed and stamped envelope to: Institute for Hermetic Studies PO BOX 4513 Wyoming, Pennsylvania 18644-04513 Donations are accepted.

To Those Running Study Groups and Centers I would like to hear from those of you who are 1) running some form of esoteric or spiritual study group; or 2) an actual facility or center. If you are willing to anwer some questions for a future article for VOXHERMES, please let me know. I hear […]