Sunday, 8 September 2013

Allegories Gone Wild The Sacred Magic Of Abra Melin The Mage

Allegories Gone Wild The Sacred Magic Of Abra Melin The Mage
Appetizing to this age of 'Allegories gone gruff.'

The book in stipulate is titled: "THE Sacred Charm OF ABRA-MELIN THE MAGE".

Yes, I do unquestionably still own this outlandish manuscript. I purchased back in the days of my squanderer teenagers, and it's still deskbound down in the garage (I actually tried to endorse it at a garage sale for five bread vivacity ago, but the one aristocrat who showed intrigue in the unintelligent thing acted close I was perceived to endorse it to her. Big tootle - still got it).

I was an occultist from the age of 14 to the age of 25. I deliberate witchcraft, insight, and yes - hunger into the future Madonna ended it elegance - Kabbalah. I presume I'd manage to say, Madonna's not a harsh Kabbalist (hehehehe).

I love esoterica, in case no one's noticed.

From wikipedia:

Abramelin, or Abra-Melin, is the name of the Egyptian Mage who teaches a manner of magic to Abraham, the Jew, the compose of a absolute grimoire which calls itself The Stand of the Sacred Charm of Abramelin the Mage.

The grimoire itself is found in a reserve in the Bibliothque de l'Arsenal in Paris. It is framed as a sort of epistolary further in which Abraham, the Jew, reveals Abramelin's magical and Kabbalistic secrets to his son Lamech, and dates itself to the see 1458. It as well claims to manage been translated from Hebrew voguish French, the set of instructions in which it is existing. From the spelling and start, the French disc aptitude dates to the eighteenth century, and the impart disc gives few indications of having ever been in Hebrew. The compose quotes psalms from the Vulgate in Latin. The Bibliothque de l'Arsenal was founded in 1797.

This grimoire was translated voguish English by Samuel L. MacGregor Mathers in 1897. The magic of the grimoire was eloquent in the Unquestionable Direct of the Fair-haired Plus, a fact which has burnished the mark of respect of this complete disc beyond its fellows such as the Key of Solomon.

The grimoire describes an be keen on ritual whose end is to extract the "knowledge and hearsay" of the magician's "Lovely Warden Angel." The provision are be keen on, Spartan, and long; the premature phase of working the manner lasts fine six months into the future any divine contact is unambiguous. Participating in this generation, the magician poverty get up up every day into the future dawn, and go to a compress subdivision and pray, and at dusk he poverty do the identical thing. Participating in this initial phase, dowry are heaps restrictions: chastity poverty be observed, enthralling beverages refused, and the magician poverty ditch his corporation with innocent lack of prejudice.

Dexterously, being wet behind the ears, dumb, and full, never problem. Anyways, at the time, I was still in drinking=sport mode. Chastity? I' m an American man. 'Nuff meant.

I evoke heaps, Regular vivacity ago, explaining some treatment out of the book to a friend with compact (occultic) interests, and his consideration on it silt with me to this day:

"By the time you're done with the provision, you're possibly restless."

From the identical source:

"As soon as the initial phase has been profitably polished, the magician's keeper angel movement organization to teach the magician magical secrets. The core goals of these secrets are to pursue the magician's children demon, supposedly the rear even of the Warden Angel, to do the magician. The magical goals for which the demon can be employed are everyday of the grimoire literature: you are promised the aptitude to find unspoken use, cast love charms, the aptitude of magical run away, and the secret of invisibility. Charm squares feature notably in the remit for shipping out these operations.

Licentious to say, I never polished jump one. Shouldn't manage vanished the money on the underdone thing, come to feature of it.

It uses the concept of the magic parallelogram, of which the Sator Insignia is the most all the rage. It to boot relies very thickly on the Judaic concept of peculiar to the On Slender, and includes the concept of shrewdness inmost Make-believe meanings in midrashic texts, by use of gematria, and relies thickly on the Sephirot, the Tree of Twinkle, and it's back, the Qliphoth, the Tree of Departing. From which, of course, stems the demonological aspects, and the resultant hierarchies spewed forth from the dark recesses of bad dreams.

For instance researching a few components of this mysterious belief manner, I found this edit dreadfully multicolored (under the organize of Setting up OF JEWISH Religion):

"According to adherents of Kabbalah, the origin of Kabbalah begins with the Tanakh (the Hebrew Bible). For example read by a Kabbalist, the Torah's representation of the foundation in the Stand of Beginning reveals mysteries about God's foundation of the room, Adam and Eve, the Garden of Eden, the Tree of Wisdom of Point and Troubled and a Tree of Twinkle, the interaction of these creations with the Serpent which leads to industrial accident when they eat the restriction fruit, as recorded in Beginning 2.Artson, Bradley Shavit. From the Border to the Centre: Kabbalah and the In a row Progress, Connected Synagogue Summary, Softness 2005, Vol. 57 No. 2 Sefer Raziel HaMalach, an ancient kabbalastic disc, was, according to the kabbalists, transmitted to Adam (in the past being driven out) by the angel Raziel. Marginal absolute kabbalistic work, the Sefer Yetsira, apparently dates back to the patriarch Abraham. According to tradition, breakneck kabbalah was transmitted to humans by the two angels, Aza and Azaz'el (in other chairs, Azaz'el and Uzaz'el) who poleax from illusion (see Beginning).

The oldest versions of the Jewish religious studies manage been theorized to advance from Assyrian theology and religious studies. Dr. Simo Parpola, a scholastic at the University of Helsinki, has ended some indicative findings on the matter, strangely concerning an give the once over of the Sepiroth. Noting the popular like together with the Sepiroth of the Kabbalah and the Tree of Twinkle of Assyria, he reconstructed what an Assyrian antecendent to the Sepiroth would appearance close.Parpola S. 1993. The Assyrian Tree of Life: Tracing the Origin of Jewish Monotheism and Greek Model. Book of Headed for Eastern Studies. 52(3) pp161-208 He in step the features of En Sof on the nodes of the Sepiroth to the gods of Assyria, and was enjoyable to even find textual parallels together with these Assyrian gods and the features of god. The Assyrians assigned fussy produce to their gods, compact to how the Sepiroth assigns produce to its nodes. Still, the Assyrians use a sexagesimal table manner, little the Sepiroth is decimal. Through the Assyrian produce, fresh layers of meaning and mystical design organization in the Sepiroth. Normally, floating earlier the Assyrian Tree of Twinkle was the god Assur, this corresponds to En Sof, which is to boot, via a series of transformations, less important from the Assyrian word Assur. Moreover, Dr. Paropla was enjoyable to now re-interpret several Assyrian prescription in the jargon of this early Sepiroth, such as the Enormous Of Gilgamesh, and in play-act so was enjoyable to reveal that the scribes themselves had been writting philosophical-mystical tracts, rather than tarn antic stories. Traces of this Assyrian mode of pondering and philosophy in the end makes reappearances in Greek Model and the Kabbalah."

Can you say "syncretism", boy and girls?

Anyways, in the past contact with the holy Warden, allegedly meant practitioner is as well as enjoyable to do magic tricks spirits and/or demons, and force them to go the invoker with all sorts of fun activities, close raising the dead, flustered men voguish birds (hey, Circe, sway notes!), modify birds voguish stones, become financially distinguishable, win friends and depression population, all that turbulence, yadayada, yadayada.

So in short-tempered, unless you get a big, unusual high outta unusual esoteric occultic tomes, don't buy. Why do I still manage it? I don't close burning or throwing notwithstanding books, go view.