Original Magic: The Rituals and Initiations of the Persian by Stephen E. Flowers

By Stephen E. Flowers

an entire advisor to the idea, perform, and historical past of Mazdan magic, the 1st prepared method of magic

• offers an entire curriculum of magical learn and initiation founded on routines keyed to the sacred Zoroastrian calendar

• info complicated magical rituals and practices in keeping with archaic Persian formulation, together with hearth rituals and divine invocations

• Explores the background and lore of Persian magic, explaining how the writer reconstructed the unique Mazdan method of magic

Stephen flora explores the historical past, thought, perform, rituals, and initiations of the Mazdan magical method practiced through the Magi of old Persia, who have been so expert and famed for his or her effectiveness that their identify got here to intend what we this day name “magic.” The status and popularity of the Magian monks of Mazda could be so much iconically recorded within the Christian tale of the 3 clever males who visited child Jesus.

The writer explains how the non secular department of the Mazdan magical procedure, based through the Prophet Zarathustra, is understood within the West below the identify Zoroastrianism. He unearths how the Zoroastrian faith, which acts as a matrix for the symbols and formulation of the unique kind of magic, has existed for nearly 4 thousand years with roots going again even deeper into the Indo-European earlier. the writer finds how all different recognized structures of magic have borrowed from this practice, offering the clues that enabled him to reformulate the unique Mazdan method. He studies what the Greeks, Romans, Hebrews, Christians, and chinese language stated in regards to the Iranian-Persian culture of the Mazdans and their invention of a paranormal expertise. He explains how the last word goal of the unique type of magic was once not just person knowledge, self-development, and empowerment, but additionally the final betterment of the area.

Outlining the theoretical rules of this system, that are utilized in useful how you can deepen the effectiveness of those magical operations, the writer info an entire curriculum of magical research and initiation in accordance with a chain of graded workouts keyed to the sacred Zoroastrian calendar. He then deals a chain of extra complicated magical rituals and practices according to archaic Persian formulation, together with fireplace rituals and divine invocations. supplying a handbook for the unique magical approach utilized by the individuals of the good Fellowship, this publication publications you towards the excellent perform of the Mazdan philosophy, the final word end result of that is ushta: Happiness.

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