Written in thirteen days in 1564 by the renowned Elizabethan magus, Dr. John Dee, The Hieroglyphic Monad explains his discovery of the monad, or unity, underlying the universe as expressed in a hieroglyph, or symbol.
The book is the third in his series detailing Mark Alan Smith's own system and revelation of left hand path Hekatean/Luciferian Alchemical Witchcraft. These books represent a gnosis-inspired path of alchemy and soul transformation.
New translation of this famous and influential alchemical work, drawn from English, French, and Latin sources; Together, with a new translation of Commentary of Hortalanus. Includes extensive notes and introduction. Alchemical Studies series 5.
Three Hands Press, 2017. Limited Edition in dust jacket, printed on heavy art stock and featuring the original and evocative images of Marzena Ablewska, known for her disturbing depictions of botanical specimens, diablerie, and the sinister feminine. This work examines the history and magic of herbs associated with Satan and his minions, delving into the folklore of ancient Europe and the British Isles. Boyer contributed an excellent article on seed in European folk magic in the new WYRD journal offered below. This new book examines the diabolical concept of the Wild Adversary and the Devil's Garden, Temptation, plants that harm and curse such as Blackberry, Stinging Nettle, Briar Rose, and Thistle, poisonous plants, herbs of evil omen, protective herbs, or even those Plants to keep the Dark Prince at bay. 176 pages. Tall octavo.
The modern Western movement to embrace Eastern spiritual traditions usually stops with India and the Orient. Westerners have yet to discover the wisdom that dates back even further to ancient Egypt. With a Jungian perspective, clinical psychologist Dr. Thom F. Cavalli plumbs that wisdom through the myth of Osiris, the green-skinned Egyptian god of vegetation and the Underworld. As no one else has done, Cavalli draws on Osiris’s death and resurrection as a guide to spiritual transformation.
The Tantric Alchemist is a work on alchemy as decoded by Tantra and a work on Tantra as understood by alchemists. It uncovers works by Thomas Vaughan and suggests how he and his wife—a 17th-century Welsh couple unique in the history of western alchemy—met their fate when dealing with forces they knew only too well, but which were stronger than their ability to control them.