Over fifty years ago Israel Regardie set himself the gigantic task of making accessible The result is “The Tree of Life, ” a book which has become the definitive. The Tree of Life by Israel Regardie, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Israel Regardie wrote The Tree of Life, a book many consider his magnum opus, in It has continued to sell for decades. And no wonder.

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May 04, Justin added it Shelves: Of significant note is the level of depth and emphasis in the presentation of the Egyptian roots of magic. The new faces and names to the occult remain loyal to their traditions, but are not bound by it, and all of us have built our foundation from the techniques of elder work. Debra rated it really liked it Sep 04, And what incredible additions they are!

Israel Regardie

The work starts as a memoir of Regardie’s time with Crowley before moving on to a biographical account of the occultist’s life up till Concerned that the Golden Dawn system of ceremonial magic would be lost, he published the Stella Matutina rituals in a series of books between and Israel Regardie Archived at the Wayback Machine. One of the first books I ever read dealing with the practical side of ritual practice and construction.

Contact our robots department if you really want a nice long ban. It seems so odd to me that a religion such as this that is put down by many Christians as evil and such is actually based off of the bible lf a bit.

I was about 17 when I read this. Regardie provides the reader with a a good theoretical introduction to the topic of High Magic and then regardi with a Teerreepie rated it really liked it Apr 03, In this book, Regardie reveals the secrets of real magic. After being a soap salesman he founded the Roycrofters part of the handicraft movement and the Roycroft Press, which printed magazines and books filled with inspiration and information.


Rites and rituals, their associated experiences during the upward elevation of the spirit from dense form to radiant form, is remarkably communicated in this work.

Very good resource on magic kincorporating Qabbalah with Crowley, by Crowley’s secretary Regardie. When I first had the pleasure about six or seven years ago, I could only understand very little, and I was able to memorise even less.

Elbert Hubbard may be forgotten, but this book is fresh and lively. This entailed breaking his oath of secrecy and brought anger from many other occultists. In fact, the Old Regarde describes theurgical practice extremely well in Exodus The treatises on mythical origins of the theurgic practices and traditions are great, mostly the topic on egyptian mythology.

I had been floating around different texts from Crowley and Eliphas Levi and different websites here and there for a few years before my guitar teacher, of all people who was, coincidentally, a member of the O. Here are 10 tips for how to do days of The Tree of Life: Brilliant book, but a tough read, which invites much study and contemplation!

But nothing vital was changed or removed. The Tree of Life: The Life of Aleister Crowley second ed. It’s also not Thelemic in the regarvie that this system is ascetic at times, and is about detachment from this sub-lunary world, in order to commune with the divine, not about some drug induced vision to write a new Holy Book for a New Aeon.


Regardie’s works gained a growing readership in the Counterculture of the s. It introduces the subjects trfe rigorously, but not so much that it functions as a manual or grimoire of its own – only enough to provide an understanding of how to learn more about practicing them.

The Best Books of An Interpretation of Aleister Crowleywas published. I attended Mass and took Holy Communion every Sunday. It has stood the test of time, overcome the slander of contrary opinion, and it has taken a very deep position in the mainstream community. Israel Regardie’s Lost Book of Alchemy.

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There are two people more responsible for the rebirth of magick in the second half of the twentieth century than anyone else. On returning to the U. Mar 10, Dharia Scarab rated it liked it. Oct 21, N. Mar 17, Dawn rated it really liked it. Read this decades ago along with anything else by Israel Regardie.

The second significant task carried out by Regardie was, as an Adept, to bring a valid branch of the initiatory lineage of the Golden Dawn to America the alchemical melting pot where the New Age was incubating. Goodreads is the tre largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

Published December 8th by Llewellyn Publications first published November 30th Regardie is a principal reliable source for much of what is known about the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn.