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  1. Sacred Mushrooms and Religion
    27 Aug, 2017
    Sacred Mushrooms and Religion
    Mushrooms have an uncanny reputation, some are poisonous, while others have hallucinogenic effects and have been used for spiritual purposes since the beginning of time. "They have suggestive phallic shapes, they appear suddenly and flourish in unexpected places, and their propagation and growth was long a mystery. The fact that mushrooms were observed appearing after thunderstorms suggested that they had been sired by lightning and thunder, and connected them with sky gods."
  2. 19 Aug, 2017
    We Have Been Hacked
    Our Head Librarian has been locked out of Facebook and we are experiencing a lot of issues with our accounts, we believe that someone or something has been trying to hack our editors. We are trying to resolve these issues as we speak! We apologize for any inconvenience!
  3. Enoch I
    29 Jul, 2017
    Enoch I
    SECTION ONE Chapters 1-36, I-XXXVI Chapter 1, I 1. The words of the blessing of Enoch, wherewith he blessed the elect and righteous, who will be living in the day of tribulation, when all the wicked and godless are to be removed.
  4. The Second Treatise of the Great Seth
    29 Jul, 2017
    The Second Treatise of the Great Seth
    The Second Treatise of the Great Seth Translated by Roger A. Bullard and Joseph A. Gibbons And the perfect Majesty is at rest in the ineffable light, in the truth of the mother of all these, and all of you that attain to me, to me alone who am perfect, because of the Word.
  5. The Book of Adam
    29 Jul, 2017
    The Book of Adam
    THE BOOK OF ADAM Translated from the Georgian original. Translator: J.-P. Mahe  Source: commissioned for this electronic edition. Discovery of Expulsion 1.1 It came to pass, when Adam went out from paradise with his wife Eve, they went out at the eastern part of paradise. And Adam made a hut to live in. They both entered (it) and resided there for seven days. They both wept with abundant tears for they regretted the residences of the kingdom from which they had been expelled.
  6. The Apocalypse of Adam
    29 Jul, 2017
    The Apocalypse of Adam
    The Apocalypse of Adam Nag Hammadi Codex V,5. Translated by George W. MacRae The revelation of Adam`s origin as told to his son Seth The revelation which Adam taught his son Seth in the seven hundredth year, saying, Listen to my words, my son Seth. When God had created me out of the earth along with Eve, your mother, I went about with her in a glory which she had seen in the Aeon from which we had come forth. She taught me a word of knowledge of the eternal God.
  7. Life of Adam and Eve II
    29 Jul, 2017
    Life of Adam and Eve II
    APOCALYPSIS MOSIS From-The Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha of the Old Testament R.H. Charles Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1913 i 1 This is the story of Adam and Eve after they had gone out of Paradise. And Adam knew his wife
  8. Life of Adam and Eve I
    29 Jul, 2017
    Life of Adam and Eve I
    SLAVONIC VITA ADAE ET EVAE From-The Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha of the Old Testament R.H. Charles Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1913 xxviii 1 And we sat together before the gate of paradise, Adam weeping with his face bent down to the earth, lay on the ground lamenting. And seven days passed by and we had nothing
  9. The Books of Adam and Eve
    29 Jul, 2017
    The Books of Adam and Eve
    VITA ADAE ET EVAE From "The Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha of the Old Testament" R.H. Charles Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1913 i 1 When they were driven out from paradise, they made themselves a booth, and spent seven days mourning and lamenting in great grief.
  10. Ancient Secrets of Water
    28 Jul, 2017
    Ancient Secrets of Water
    This ancient wisdom has been largely suppressed and lost, however here are the secrets of water that our ancestors knew about:
  11. The Un-veiled Priestly Version of the Story of Osiris
    27 Jul, 2017
    The Un-veiled Priestly Version of the Story of Osiris
    The Un-veiled Priestly Version of the Story of Osiris  *As Moses would have learned as a prince of Egypt The original form of the myth states that Osiris was killed in a wooden sarcophagus [coffin] secretly being made to his measurements, and then a party held where the coffin was offered to whoever it fitted. A few people tried to fit in, but to no avail, until Osiris was encouraged to try, who, as soon as he lay back, had the lid slammed on him and it sealed closed.
  12. Ancient Secrets V
    13 Jul, 2017
    Ancient Secrets V
    "Vitriol is a very noble mineral among the rest, and was held always in highest estimation by philosophers, because the Most High God has adorned it with wonderful gifts. They have veiled its arcanum in enigmatical figures like the following: "Thou shalt go to the inner parts of the earth, and by rectification thou shalt find the occult stone, a true medicine". By the earth they understood the Vitriol itself; and by the inner parts of the earth its sweetness and redness, because in the occult
  13. Ancient Secrets IIII
    13 Jul, 2017
    Ancient Secrets IIII
    "A certain matter rises out of the philosophical earth, as if it were a thicket of branches and sprouts: like a sponge growing on the earth. They say, therefore, that the fruit of their tree tends towards heaven." -Paracelsus
  14. Ancient Secrets III
    13 Jul, 2017
    Ancient Secrets III
    "The Arabs and Greeks, by the occult characters and hieroglyphic descriptions of the Persians and the Egyptians, attained to secret and abstruse mysteries. When these were obtained and partially understood they saw with their own eyes, in the course of experimenting, many wonderful and strange effects. But since the supercelestial operations lay more deeply hidden than their capacity could penetrate, they did not call this a supercelestial arcanum according to the institution of the Magi, but
  15. Ancient Secrets II
    13 Jul, 2017
    Ancient Secrets II
    "Many persons have endeavoured to investigate and make use of the secret magic of these wise men; but it has not yet been accomplished. Many even of our own age exalt Trithemius, others Bacon and Agrippa, for magic and the cabala ' two things apparently quite distinct ' not knowing why they do so. Magic, indeed, is an art and faculty whereby the elementary bodies, their fruits, properties, virtues, and hidden operations are comprehended. But the cabala, by a subtle understanding of the
  16. Ancient Secrets I
    13 Jul, 2017
    Ancient Secrets I
    "The Chaldeans, Persians, and Egyptians had all of them the same knowledge of the secrets of Nature, and also the same religion. It was only the names that differed. The Chaldeans and Persians called their doctrine Sophia and Magic; and the Egyptians, because of the sacrifice, called their wisdom priestcraft. The magic of the Persians, and the theology of the Egyptians, were both of them taught in the schools of old. Though there were many schools and learned men in Arabia, Africa, and Greece,
  17. Knights Hospitaller Chapel and the Holy Grail Mushroom
    12 Jul, 2017
    Knights Hospitaller Chapel and the Holy Grail Mushroom
    As you follow the little grass trail you come across a little Romanesque chapel of Plaincourault, which was founded between 1110 and 1120 by knights Hospitalers of St-John of Jerusalem. It has been made famous by it's strange frescos, particularly the one with Adam and Eve flanking the Tree of Knowledge, which is none other than an Amanita Muscaria mushroom (commonly known as the Fly Agaric).
  18. Psychedelics of the Bible and the Sacred Acacia
    07 Jul, 2017
    Psychedelics of the Bible and the Sacred Acacia
    There is so much information regarding mushroom symbolism and its importance in the origins of religion, but I haven't seen too much regarding Acacia. Considering the genus of Acacia contains mescaline, amphetamines, Bufotenin, DMT, 5-MeO-DMT, NMT, β-carbolines, Tetrahydroharman, and MAOI's (according to wikipedia), it seems a pretty good candidate to be passed down through the ages as an important symbol.
  19. Osiris the God of Death and Regeneration
    06 Jul, 2017
    Osiris the God of Death and Regeneration
    "Osiris is an Egyptian god, identified as the god of the afterlife, the underworld, and the dead, but more appropriately as the god of transition, resurrection, and regeneration. He was classically depicted as a green-skinned deity with a pharaoh's beard, partially mummy-wrapped at the legs, wearing a distinctive crown with two large ostrich feathers at either side, and holding a symbolic crook and flail."

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