Metaphysics of Being Thomas Aquinas developed a comprehensive metaphysics of Being by integrating Philosophy, predominantly via Aristotle. Plato and Plotinus entered into his system indirectly as mediated by Dionysius the Areopagite and Augustine. As such, Scholasticism is consistent with Traditional metaphysics. Of course, by Being, the Scholastics meant much more … Continue reading
In The Eternal Race, Julius Evola explains the doctrine of the “race of the spirit“. Unlike the race of the soul, which is contingent and changeable, the race of the spirit is transhistorical. The way to access it is through the originary symbols and myths of a people. Evola describes … Continue reading
Turn every negativity to your profit. ~ St John Climacus Courtly love can be effective only if it is based on a Gnosis which is lived, for only a lived Gnosis, on that has been acquired through experience and has gone down into the heart—one joined with Hope that is … Continue reading
Father John Welch is a member of the Carmelite Order and a Jungian who has lectured and written extensively on the meaning and practice of St. Teresa d’Avila’s Interior Castle in tandem with Jungian psychology, especially where it concerns the process of Individuation. Father Welch’s lectures and writings serve equally … Continue reading
In a continual effort to show what well-bred men used to think was normal and healthy, I will share the thoughts of a 19th century Frenchman who was still attached to that tradition. Unlike those who think they discovered sliced bread for the first time a few weeks ago, we … Continue reading
From our friends at Meditations on the Tarot on the birth of the Self in the alchemical marriage.
Guenon explains more about impeccability Guenon expands on the powers of sorcerers and that no one is safe from their spells Guenon offers opinions on Thomas Palamidessi, Carl Jung, Meher Baba, the Golden Dawn, and Aleister Crowley 29 October 1949 Cairo, Egypt I received your letter of 4 September about … Continue reading
“I don’t remember well, and in fact I know nothing absolutely nothing at all, about the women I have loved.” Papan answered: That simply means that you have never loved. You simply have no idea of love as an absolute concept. Loving is knowing. It is also like a crime … Continue reading