Principles of Esoteric Healing. Front Cover. Dion Fortune. Sun Chalice Books, Sep 1, – Body, Mind & Spirit – pages. Title, Principles of Esoteric Healing. Author, Dion Fortune. Editor, Gareth Knight. Contributor, Gareth Knight. Edition, 2, illustrated. Publisher, Thoth Publications. Principles of Esoteric Healing by Dion Fortune, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Undeterred, she kept in touch with all her students and associates with a series of weekly letters that formed the nucleus of a widespread meditation group from October to October As Cion Lord said: The Soya Bean reflects her interest in an alternative supply of protein other than meat products, in which her parents and her husband later took a commercial interest.

There is much occult teaching in its pages. When the dust had settled, in the inter-war period, we were left with four discernible GD-lineage groups with recognisable differences.

Thus those not capable of appreciating the three-fold nature of the Mysteries, as expressed by Dion Fortune, will ever be lumbered with somewhat dim and distorting spectacles, only able to register the limited wavelengths to which they happen to be focused. Mystical Meditations on the Collects Despite nowadays being regarded in some circles principally as a pagan icon, Dion Fortune always insisted upon following a threefold way of nature contacts, hermetic din and devotional mysticism.

The Editor of Light was not the only outsider to be allowed into the inner recesses of the Society however, for there are scripts surviving of medical doctors being invited in for trance interviews with one known as the Master of Medicine through the mediumship of Dion Fortune.

She discusses in some detail the circulation of force within the human aura, comparing western methods with those of the east, including tantrik yoga and the raising of kundalini.

Principles Of Esoteric Healing

This leads to all kinds of bizarre happenings of etheric rion that are counteracted by even more drastic means. However they may rate in terms of esoteric or commercial success or failure, the novels were an interesting and courageous literary experiment and have proved to be a lasting monument in genre fiction. I have it before me now: Ted Murchison, a former army officer in WW1, has drifted aimlessly since being demobbed and wanders into the British Museum rather than go home to his dreary clergyman brother and his wife.


In order to fulfil his desire he buys an old monastery hwaling convert into a temple for Pan. This volume is a reprint of the original Jarrold edition.

This new edition includes an index. First published in Firth] The Problem of Purity [as V. In view of its difficulty it is perhaps not surprising that it did not see publication until but it has since then been continuously in print, gradually expanded with new insights. During the course of their magical work she breaks down Malcolm’s querulous personality and helps him rediscover his emotional nature, and at the apogee of their magical practice he assumes the role of god to Lilith’s goddess as they combine their power in a supreme act of magic to benefit the whole human race.

Such fears over such an innocuous book may seem little short esotetic ludicrous today, but only a few years previously she had been bitterly attacked for allegedly revealing secrets in some of her early works. However, whatever part of the spiritual spectrum we come from, we all principes to make the best of how others choose to see us, and I do not lack, among the righteous, a fair number who regard me as somewhat to the nether side of a Dennis Wheatley villain.

Principles of Esoteric Healing : Dion Fortune, : : Blackwell’s

Djon, out of thin air, it seemed that Jesus, the Risen Christ, simply walked into the room. This included aspects of theosophy, Christian occultism, and certain craft magic notions, including feminist ‘Goddess’ theology [from the ‘Elohim’ and the ‘Shekinah’ or ‘Bride of Christ’], and spiritual ecology. Those who read the novels without having studied the Qabalah will get hints and a stimulus to their subconscious.

Here he sees and is impressed with one of the Assyrian winged bulls that seems almost alive. Now incorporated, under the title Practical Occultismwith lots of examples of her own work, selected by Gareth Knight, her review of the literature of illuminism and an appendix on the faery operetta The Immortal Hour.


The answer to this question was simple.

This is magic as it really is. It is not a workbook but provides much very useful information as to how magic works.

Principles of Esoteric Healing by Dion Fortune (2000, Paperback)

Knight continues to be active in the occult community both through his writing and his involvement in the Society of the Inner Light.

An attendant commentary by Gareth Knight, following each chapter, amplifies her explanations and practical exercises with a series of full page illustrations, an option not open to her when she first wrote up these works for her students. To appreciate some of the thinking behind the experiment we have fogtune cast our minds back to the general atmosphere of secrecy that was very much a part of the Western Esoteric Tradition in those days.

One can only say, as one who still remembers those times, that being machine gunned, bombed and threatened with invasion puts a rather different emphasis upon foftune may be deemed to be politically correct, whatever the long term merits of universal princioles.

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During the same period she wrote a number of articles on the nature of the esoteric tradition as it was currently being practised. A good tale with a lot of occult instruction. After literally enchanting him, she engages him in the construction of a magical temple upon a spit of land that juts out into the Atlantic where they undertake a series of magical workings under the direction of an inner plane presence known as the Priest of the Moon.

Her first published work of fiction as Rpinciples Fortune, this is a collection of short studies or case studies into paranormal pathologies and is still deemed her best fictional work by many of her fans.

The major event of this decade however is her pioneering textbook The Mystical Qabalahthat spelt out the theory of occultism in readable and commonsense terms.

Books go in and out of print, and editions come and go with rapidity.