By David V. Barrett
This wide-ranging publication explores the range of esoteric and occult ideals. Neo-Paganism is likely one of the fastest-growing new religions within the western international the place witchcraft or Wicca, Druidry, and concrete Shamanism are thriving. along this there was an upsurge in New Age principles of a fair wider type, together with astrology, Tarot, numerology, and so on. after which there are individuals of varied faculties of occult technology, training excessive Magic. Why this new curiosity in outdated ideals? Why are thousands of proficient buyers leaving behind either the proven faith in their mom and dad and twenty first century clinical rationalism and turning to magic and esoteric teachings? of their look for spirituality those that stick with those paths declare to be making use of historic knowledge to the fashionable international. The short heritage of mystery Religions, a spouse e-book to The short historical past of mystery Societies, seems on the background and diversity of those esoteric hobbies, the place they got here from and what they let us know in regards to the global this present day.
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Sais (Saut) is the seat of the creatrix Neit, the active principle in the Esna Triad. as are- One of the most visited ancient sites, this city was reported by Herodotus to have a featured an annual festival of lamps in honor of the goddess, who governed the ter- sacred fire of the temple. This became the prototype for the oracular Vestals of sw� as ancient met, Rome. Neit is co-creator of the Ka (vital body or "double" of human life), fash ioned in premortal existence by her consort, Khnum. Together these deities in fuse the vital body with life force and the imprint of its future physical form.
Here, the seat of the vul ture goddess Nekhebet is also the site of one of the earliest predynastic settle ments in Egypt, emphasizing the great antiquity of the two goddesses who spiri tually protected the monarchy. Like the cobra, the Egyptian vulture represents a number of symbolic powers possessed by the archaic goddesses. �gods the female vulture will face any danger to safeguard the nest, and this is the essence of spiritual protection endowed to the royal person by the gods at coro t:�ns nation.
Esoteric Architecture The encryption of sacred principles in monumental building based on models in nature. The Egyptians employed numerology, sacred geometry, measures found in nat ural forms, and mathematical models based on celestial motion. An intricate ap proach to constructing their temples, tombs, and pyramids also included the use of symbolic art and unique building materials. For example, certain stones and metals were viewed as emanations of divine qualities, such as light and perma nence.