By Gary Lachman
The occult used to be a vital impact at the Renaissance, and it obsessed the preferred thinkers of the day. yet with the Age of cause, occultism was once sidelined; merely charlatans came upon any use for it. Occult principles didn't disappear, even if, yet quite went underground. It built right into a fruitful resource of thought for plenty of very important artists. Works of brilliance, occasionally even of genius, have been produced below its effect. In a depressing Muse, Lachman discusses the Enlightenment obsession with occult politics, the Romantic explosion, the futuristic occultism of the fin de siècle, and the deep occult roots of the modernist circulation. many of the writers and thinkers featured during this hidden background of western suggestion and sensibility are Emanuel Swedenborg, Charles Baudelaire, J. okay. Huysmans, August Strindberg, William Blake, Goethe, Madame Blavatsky, H. G. Wells, Edgar Allan Poe, and Malcolm Lowry.
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It is the vehicle or the medium for the materialization of the big money we are attracting. You will be sure to place these wonderful terms in the proper boxes in the magickal diagram, while thinking about each one in your mind. You have been able by this method to create a primitive setting, where you as the shaman are actively seeking the spirits to assist you in your work. This is what the attraction of big money is all about. Soon the money will begin to happen to you, once the spirits get the message through the points of contact, which will bring their minds into contact with your own desires.
44 14. The Sun in Aries will attract Libra. 15. The Sun in Leo will attract Aquarius. 16. The Moon in Libra, Aquarius, and Gemini will attract itself and the Moon in Sagittarius, Aries and Leo. It is important to understand that these are merely the ways in which the laws of attraction work for the Sun signs. My understanding is that if there is an attraction in a relationship, then it would seem that some secret factor is at work, which does obey the laws given in this lesson, but which is unknown to us at the time of our initial inquiry.
11. UNCONSCIOUS: This is the place of the deepest contact with the gods in their own realm of the world of pure elemental power. 12. SUBCONSCIOUS: This is the world fed by the gods and in turn it is to feed the conscious mind with gold and all success in wealth. 13. ANIMAL SKINS: These are the drawing powers to success from our past lifetimes. This is the remembering of past animal lives. 14. DIVINATORY ORACLE: Here the teaching is given by the gods by means of indirect message or the symbolic form of speech.
A Dark Muse: A History of the Occult by Gary Lachman