--Interesting ways the ancients gained higher states of consciousness, including the possibility it was a gas leak that made the Oracle at Delphi a 'mystic' place.
--Analyzing the various Gnostic rituals, and what scholars have missed in many of them.
--If some Gnostic sects used DMT to gain their visions, how did they gain it from plants that are found in South America?
--New scholarship showing new wrinkles in the rituals of the Mandaeans.
--Luke shares how he reconstructed the Gnostic rites and experienced their same visions.
And much more!!!
Our rebroadcast is Enochian Magick. Its origins come from one of the greatest minds of the Renaissance. It is the art of summoning angelic entities who bestow the magician with spiritual gifts like the expansion of the soul, glimpses to the outer worlds, and the raising of consciousness to an astral level. We study the origins of this esoteric praxis, its methodology, and even advice on how to both pursue and put it in practice. And, of course, we present an in-depth biography on the fountainhead of this mystic tradition, John Dee: Queen Elizabeth's adviser and wizard, as well as one of the greatest mathematicians and astrologers of all times. Our Astral Guest was Lon Milo Duquette, author of Enochian Vision Magick.
Weekly sparks found in The Ashtray:
What is Gnosticism? by Miguel Conner
Some Words VIII by Jeremy Puma
I am, I am not. I was, I was not. I don't care.
Common writing on Roman pagan tombstones
When unity makes the ways complete, it is in unity that all will gather themselves, and it is by Gnosis that all will purify themselves out of multiplicity into unity, consuming matter within themselves as fire, and darkness by light, and death by life. So since these things have happened to each of us, it is fitting for us to meditate upon the entirety, so that this house might be holy and quietly intent on unit.
Bentley Layton on The Gospel of Truth, from The Gnostic Scriptures
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