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Anyway, this book has made these subjects and exercises seem less intimidating to me; my understanding on these subjects has increased more from what I’ve read from Regardie than from what Isrrael read from Crowley–not to talk smack yhe Crowley, just a matter of fact–and for that, this book gets five stars. There are two people more responsible for the rebirth of magick in the second half of the twentieth century than anyone else.

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The Llewellyn Journal has frequently presented articles on specialized and general spiritual topics, as well as documented records by people who have had life-changing experiences as a result of their metaphysical studies and The classic book on working with the energy of the body for spiritual purposes, The Middle Pillar by Israel Regardie, middpe now more complete, more modern, more usable, and better than ever.

The writer of tye article is a psychologist who has long searched for a quick, safe, and easy means to help patients integrate various aspects of their mind into a healthy, unified whole. I mean I will go back to it, and I definitely like the key statement that psychotherapy is maybe the first “ritual” someone should learn on their journey into magic, but for now, I don’t know–I just never want to be reminded that I am reading a book written in the s when I am actually doing that, which is obvs more my problem than Regardie’s.

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I am not a fan of psychoanalysis, and do not believe that one must undergo this sort of work before engaging in a magickal practice. About Israel Regardie Francis I. Well the concepts are very interesting but the psychological parts were a bit on the dull sidethat’s just my opinion, I am a fan of philosophy and psychology however fusing them with spiritual practice is a bit odd This middpe of sticking with a book for a year may seem daunting, but it can also be magickally empowering.


If you want to know about the Middle Pillar, then this is the book for you. Then read isrxel new material, filled with meditations, exercises, and rituals you can use. It is a mainstay of many Western traditions of magic. Now, the third edition of The Middle Pillar is the best, most complete ever. They have also added new material in a separate section that more than doubles the size of the book with their valuable insights and knowledge. It is essentially a manual for bringing about balance of mind and spirit through the use of a high magickal ritual called the middle pillar.

A much more practical book than The Golden Dawn. I’m not having a pop at Regardie, as I dearly love many of his works A Garden of Pomegranites, in particular is an astounding bookbut – unless you’re a completist, I can’t recommend the effort to wade through the first portion of the book.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Aaron Gruenewald rated it it was amazing Oct 01, One of the things he did was purchase the copyrights to Looking for beautiful books? The daily rituals are the most commonly practiced techniques by the modern Occultist, Beginner and Adept alike; piklar one to halt their practice altogether would most likely prove to be unwise.

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Osborne PhillipsMelita Denning. I would suggest one have at least a modicum of background in Qabalah before starting this book but it isn’t completely necessary.

The Middle Pillar is essential for the study of the Western Tradition. Includes the complete original text, with nothing eliminated Spelling has been standardized to Western traditions Each chapter now has a title to identify its content The Ciceros’s notes to each chapter add thee and history to Regardie’s work Modern and clearer illustrations have been pjllar New, a further exploration of the relationship between ksrael and psychology New, more than five techniques to enhance relaxation New, the Middle Pillar and the chakras New, versions of the Middle Pillar exercise in Egyptian, Greek, and Gaelic New, a shamanic version of the Middle Pillar New, how to thhe the Middle Pillar to charge talismans and do healings The Middle Pillar is now expanded to what it always should have been, a thorough, accessible examination and extension of the single ritual that has become the very embodiment of magic.


The second half of the book sets out to do what Regardie wished he could have done from the beginning, as outlined in Regardie’s own introduction.

Review quote Sixty to seventy years ago the validity of psychology as a science was hotly contested. The Middle Pillar is really good I you wanna learn in depth the quabalistic cross, banishing ritual of the pentagram, and the middle pillar ritual.

Thd have read this book 7 years ago translated in hellenic.

The Middle Pillar : The Balance Between Mind and Magic

Since that time, the exercise has been pillwr and adapted for just about any spiritual use you could think of. Trivia About The Middle Pillar Regardie expanded upon it and made it public over 60 years ago in the first edition of this book. We recall that famous writers and authors of literature were initiated in this tradition, and had skills to control regarvie subconscious mentality, thereby optimizing their powers of symbolic storytelling. I believe that shadow work is part of the practice itself.

The Ciceros add a lot to the book at the end, and give specific exercises for Regardies work.

We recall that famous writers and authors of literature were initiated in this tradition, and had skills to control their subconscious This book offers valuable insights into Hermeticism and initiation of the Golden Dawn tradition associated with the kabbalah.

The chapters on Psychology and Magick, and Yogas Chakras, and the Wisdom of the East are extremely fascinating and are almost worth the full price of admission in themselves.

It’s a bit wordy, a bit too annalitical for me, but I got a lot out of it. The Middle Pillar is now expanded to what it always should have been, a thorough, accessible reardie and extension of the single ritual that has become the very embodiment of magic. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Apr 03, Spider Goddess rated it it was ok.

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