Esoteric Studies

Cinderella’s Gold Slipper

Samuel D. Fohr holds that the Grimms’ tales are not just childish ‘fairy tales’, but are filled with spiritual symbolism, and as such have value for adults as well as children. Snow White, for example, is a […..]

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Cracks in the Great Wall

Can we really know what UFOs are? The answer is Yes—but only if we study them armed with a kind of knowledge that explains the true and complete structure of the universe—spiritual, psychic, and material—a knowledge that […..]

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Initiation and Spiritual Realization

Initiation and Spiritual Realization is the closest thing to a work on ‘spiritual direction’ René Guénon ever wrote, touching as it does upon such vital topics as the transmission of initiatic grace, the various types and functions […..]

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Knowings

As the poet T.S. Eliot said, ‘Where is the wisdom lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge lost in information?’ Our postmodern ‘information culture’ makes us over-cerebral, but it doesn’t teach us to think; consequently it becomes […..]

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Miscellanea

What is here presented as a ‘miscellany’ of essays would in the case of most other writers on metaphysical subjects be considered a major work, both in breadth and depth. Some claim that René Guénon’s views never […..]

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Near and Distant Horizons

With originality and insight, the author makes a compelling case for the need to identify the sources of a traditional knowledge that still has the power to enrich people’s lives in today’s materialistic and anti-spiritual world. What […..]

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Perspectives on Initiation

The present volume is unique in giving a comprehensive account both of the conditions of initiation and of the characteristics of organizations qualified to transmit it. The book presents such central principles as the dangers and barrenness […..]

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Primordial Alchemy and Modern Religion

Of all the traditional sciences it is alchemy—based as it is in metallurgy—that is directly concerned with the coming of the industrial order. In alchemical terms, modern man lives in the Ferric Age and his state is […..]

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Science and Religion in Ancient Greece

How far has the Western intellect come since Homer and the earliest Greek philosophers? Nearly three millennia have passed and in our own eyes we have made enormous progress since those times, especially in the last five […..]

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Shadow of the Rose

Charles Upton: Human love has fallen on hard times; it has been ‘officially discredited.’ Even liberal humanitarianism is not what it used to be; how then can romantic love, which in its origins is essentially aristocratic (in […..]

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