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Western Mystery Tradition
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Hello, I created this book list for newcomers to the Western Mystery Tradition. This is not comprehensive and in no particular order, but these will give you a great solid understanding of what it is and how to work with it.

A Magical Education by John Michael Greer*

The Astral Body by A.E. Powell

The Etheric Double by A.E. Powell

"Transcendental Magic by Eliphas Levi

Sane Occultism (also titled What Is Occultism?) by Dion Fortune

The Cosmic Doctrine by Dion Fortune

Learning Ritual Magic by John Michael Greer

Circles of Power by John Michael Greer

The Kybalion by Three Initiates

The Practical Guide to _____ series by Melita Denning and Osborne Phillips**

Llewellyn's Complete Book of Ceremonial Magick: A Comprehensive Guide to the Western Mystery Tradition edited by Lon Milo Duquette and David Shoemaker***

The Magick of the Tarot by Denning and Phillips

An Introduction to the Study of the Tarot by Paul Foster Case****

The Tarot: A Key to the Wisdom of the Ages by Paul Foster Case

The Chicken Qabalah by Lon Milo Duquette

* Highly recommend this as a great start, especially for those that enjoy developing their own study plan.

** There are quite a few of these on various topics such as psychic self defense, astral projection, creative visualization, etc.

*** Seriously good resource packed full of information.

**** Paul Foster Case was an amazing occult scholar and any of his work on the tarot is highly recommended.

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Re: Western Mystery Tradition
By: Moderator / Knowledgeable
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Great post! I'm going to Pin it so people can find it easily.

Also, for our members, many of the books Frater Silas mentioned are available to read for free on-line. You can find them at these links:

https://hermetic.com/norton/classics

http://www.hermetics.org/library/Library_Golden_Dawn.html

http://www.hermetics.org/library/Library_Grimoires.html

https://www.sacred-texts.com/grim/index.htm

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Re: Western Mystery Tradition
By: / Novice
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Thank you! I hope it helps those who need it.

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