Please look at all of the pictures carefully concerning condition before purchasing. THE NINTH ARCH by Kenneth Grant. DELUXE FIRST EDITION - Published by Starfire Publishing in 2002. Signed deluxe first edition hardcover. Signed by Kenneth & Steffi Grant.
This is the Last Numbered Copy, 97! The Ninth Arch, comprising The Book of the Spider (OKBISh), is the final volume of a series of Trilogies which trace the emergence into historic times of an ancient body of occult doctrine known as the Typhonian Tradition. In order fully to understand its purpose and content, The Ninth Arch should be scanned against the background of the larger canvas on which it is painted. Such an approach will facilitate insight into the Oracles of OKBISh and their accompanying comments. As an additional aid to focussing salient features of the Tradition, the author's Nightside Narrative, Against the Light (Starfire Publishing, 1997) should serve as a helpful and explanatory'footnote' to the circumstances existing at the time OKBISh was'received'.The Oracles were communicated audibly, and occasionally visually, to various members of New Isis Lodge (1955-62) and at certain stages of magical ritual. The Current which generated the material began, sporadically, as early as 1939, with the initial movement of a transmission which developed over the years into the text known as the Wisdom of S'lba (see Outer Gateways, Skoob Books Publishing, 1994). In 1945, the Wisdom - then in its nascent stage - was recognized by Aleister Crowley as an authentic communication. From that time, the Informing Intelligence went on to complete the Wisdom, and proceeded to produce the massive series of Oracles presented in The Ninth Arch. The mode of reception has been described in the Introduction.
The method of documentation confirms beyond cavil the validity of serial qabalah, as used previously in analyses of the Wisdom. The richly complex pattern of magical correspondences, in both cases, has proved of unparalleled value in determining genuine contact with occult forces possessed of Knowledge and Prescience concerning important terrestrial Events. That the pattern reflects direct contact with an indefinitely ancient yet ever new Typhonian Gnosis, is demonstrated by the application of relentless and rigorous qabalistic exegesis, as recorded in the comments.
For readers interested in significant relationships between Numerical (physical) and Magico-Mystical (metaphysical) concepts, The Ninth Arch contains an exhaustive thesaurus of the Typhonian Tradition. But beyond considerations of gematria, the Oracles of OKBISh adumbrate Events likely to overtake planet Earth within the lifetime of many of the book's readers; and - for individuals who are able to interpret the Oracles in terms relative to their own magical universe - they issue warnings of the dangers that lie ahead of those unprepared to invoke the Sign of Protection against the oncoming wave of Outer Forces set to assume control of the planet. Now, at the turn of a millennium, it seems appropriate to release this Knowledge.
Occult Witchcraft Magic Sorcery Necromancy Voodoo Left Hand Path. KENNETH GRANT: A pioneer in creative occultism. Kenneth Grant is a well-known occultist. Having been a student of Aleister Crowley, Kenneth Grant, with his wife, Steffi Grant, went on to create what is known today as the Typhonian Tradition.
He is mostly known from his Typhonian Trilogies books, consisting of these nine volumes in this order. Aleister Crowley and the Hidden God. Outside the Circles of Time.In these books you will find everything from Sex Magick, Qabala, Gematria, to alien praeter-intelligences who have established communication with magicians, sorcerers, and workers of arcane practices. One of the most popular titles in the Typhonian Trilogies is Nightside of Eden, dealing with the reverse, dark side, of the Tree of Life and its demonic denizens. ALEISTER CROWLEY: The Great Beast, no introduction really needed here. Aleister Crowley is known by occultists and non-occultists.
He wrote numerous books on Magick which are still being republished today. He is also widely known for his role as the head of the O. Also known for establishing the religion of Thelema. From, Dion Fortune, Israel Regardie, Frater Achad, Madam Blavatsky, Gerald Massey, to more modern occult authors like Andrew Chumbley, N.218, Daniel Schulke, Humberto Maggi, Dr. Spare, Nicholaj de Mattos Frisvold, Michael Bertiaux, David Beth, Craig Williams, and many more. The books we offer expand numerous occult topics. The following are short definitions of some of them. Occultism: The definition of occult simply means hidden or unseen.
The occult books we offer deal with what may be termed spiritual occultism. Dealing with the hidden, the unseen realms of spirits and spiritual energy. Magick: This spelling for magic with a "K" was used by Aleister Crowley to define spiritual magick as opposed to mundane magic, such as pulling rabbits out of your top hat. Magick deals with spiritual forces within yourself and within the universe.
Witchcraft: Historically, witchcraft was seen as a diabolical pact with the Devil. We've all heard of the witches riding to the sabbats on their broomsticks after anointing themselves with magical oils where they would dance and fornicate with the Devil and his homeboys. Today, however, witchcraft is not seen in the same light.
Though today's Traditional Witchcraft can incorporate some dark spiritual aspects, such as the modern Luciferian Witchcraft. Wicca, however, deals with pagan gods and goddesses and has a creed of "harming none" and is basically nature worship and spell-casting, and herbal work.Sorcery: The books we offer on sorcery you'll find are of a darker nature. Where darker aspects of occultism are employed in a folk-magic style.
Like in traditional witchcraft, herbs, oils, bones, dirt, colors, sigils and darker spirits are employed for tasks. Necromancy: Working with the dead.
Necromancy uses various magical tools and techniques to speak with, communicate with, and call forth the dead. Necromancers usually employ human skulls, bones, and other items of the grave in their dark arts.Grimoires: Books of ritual magic instruction are usually termed grimoires. These grimoires have been around for centuries. Some teach you how to call up spirits of certain natures, cast spells, curses, make pacts with demons, and much more. Modern grimoires are what you will mainly find we offer.
We live in the modern age, therefore, we try to offer grimoires more in sync with today's modern witch, magician, sorcerer or necromancer. Voodoo: The books we offer on voodoo are for the more serious practitioner. Our books on voudou, voudoun, santeria, palo mayombe are written by initiated students.
Such as, Michael Bertiaux, David Beth, Nicholaj de Mattos Frisvold, Dr. These books are not geared toward teaching you "voodoo spells" but rather they focus on deep, African-derived spiritual systems. Be sure to keep checking back as we add new books regularly.
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