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The Book of the Sun (De Sole) – Marsilio Ficino (1494) – £5 download

The Book of the Sun (De Sole) – Marsilio Ficino (1494) – £5 download

The Book of the Sun represents the culmination of Ficino’s life and work. Published in 1494, five years before his death, it is a supreme example of the very synthesis of astrology, religion and philosophy for which Ficino strived all his life and illustrates his ability to convey the deepest mystical experience within a lucid, authoritative prose.

Secrets of the Heavens CD – £10

Secrets of the Heavens CD – £10

Twenty years ago, I was fortunate enough to mastermind a project of recreating the Orphic Hymns, ancient invocations to the seven planetary deities, to evoke the spirit of Marsilio Ficino’s astral magic in 15th century Florence.

Images of Melancholy – Music Download/CD £10

Images of Melancholy – Music Download/CD £10

1:14:20 minutes of downloadable music

Images of Melancholy is an evocation of the revival of Hermetic philosophy in Elizabethan England, through the music of John Dowland and his contemporaries.

Seeing with Different Eyes: Essays in Astrology and Divination – £15 download

Seeing with Different Eyes: Essays in Astrology and Divination – £15 download

Our country from which we came is There… How shall we travel to it, where is our way of escape? We cannot get there on foot; for our feet only carry us everywhere in this world, from one country to another. You must
not get ready a carriage, either, or a boat. Let all these things go, and do not look. Shut your eyes and change to and wake another way of seeing, which everyone has but few use.

The above quotation from Plotinus, which inspired the title of this volume, points to what is perhaps its central thread..

The Imaginal Cosmos: Astrology, divination and the sacred – £15 (+p&p)

The Imaginal Cosmos: Astrology, divination and the sacred – £15 (+p&p)

This book is a collection of essays from a conference held at the University of Kent in 2006, and marks the inauguration of the MA in the Cultural Study of Cosmology and Divination which ran there until 2011. Its twelve essays by distinguished authors mark the beginnings of a new approach to the study of astrology in an academic context.

Daimonic Imagination: Uncanny Intelligence – £10 download

Daimonic Imagination: Uncanny Intelligence – £10 download

Only £10 for PDF version. Immediate download.

From the artistic genius to the tarot reader, a sense of communication with another order of reality is commonly affirmed; this ‘other’ may be termed god, angel, spirit, muse, daimon or alien, or it may be seen as an aspect of the human imagination or the ‘unconscious’ in a psychological sense. This volume of essays celebrates the daimonic presence

Leonardo da Vinci – The Last Supper, with Angela Voss £10

Leonardo da Vinci – The Last Supper, with Angela Voss £10

72 minute downloadable lecture. In this lecture, I focus on the possibility of a hidden meaning within the fresco The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci, painted between 1495 and 1498. I want to ask whether he intended to hide a cosmic dimension behind or within this portrayal of a pivotal episode in Christian history, and if so, why.

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