35. Kabbalah–Beyond Science and Religion

The Tree of Life The Tree of Life, with its ten spheres and twenty-two pathways, is the central organizing schematic (right) of a profoundly durable symbol system known as Kabbalah. It comes to us by way of the revealed observations of 12th century CE Jewish mystics. To study Kabbalah is to apprentice to the tradition… Continue reading 35. Kabbalah–Beyond Science and Religion

34. Rewilding Occultism

Journey by day, Pilgrimage by night Before a journey gets underway, in the ordinary course of daily life–“where are we headed?”–is asked and answered. Not so, a pilgrimage of self-inquiry: “How best to keep one’s company, forever?“, for example. This question has captured the interest and energy of sages and mystics, average people and savants–throughout… Continue reading 34. Rewilding Occultism

33. The Secret of the Possible

Today, we take a first step in the direction of the Kabbalah. The hermetic modalities of Astrology, Alchemy and Tarot, to this point in the Astrologers’ Folio series, have out-competed the Kabbalah for time and attention. The cogency and spiritual discernment practices in the West owe a huge debt of gratitude to the contributions of… Continue reading 33. The Secret of the Possible

32. Review: en route to Love and Wonderment

“All streams run to the sea but the sea is never full.” Ecclesiastes 1:7 Welcome to the Astrologers’ Folio, installment No. 32, “Review: en route to Love and Wonderment”. Imagine: we have reached a landing along a spiral stair where we might rest before continuing. Today we pause to review four (4) key concepts which… Continue reading 32. Review: en route to Love and Wonderment