Over fifty years ago Israel Regardie set himself the gigantic task of making accessible The result is “The Tree of Life, ” a book which has become the definitive. The Tree of Life by Israel Regardie, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Israel Regardie wrote The Tree of Life, a book many consider his magnum opus, in It has continued to sell for decades. And no wonder.

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In other words, it shows its old age and privileged social positioning in parts, but only in parts. And just as poor Elbert is pretty obscure today, so, too, are many of the references in Regardie’s book.

His poem, quoted in the section above praised, is the most beautiful tre of this well-composed grimoire. The book is a lsrael off point for most areas of occult practice, but not a full curriculum in-and-of-itself, and shouldn’t be approached that way.

First let me start off by saying that I consider myself a spiritual atheist and I have a strong interest in the occult. And they did change his transliterations of Hebrew into the more popular style he used in lifs later books. He explains the techniques of evocation and invocation, skrying, and astral travel.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Very good resource on magic kincorporating Qabbalah with Crowley, by Crowley’s secretary Regardie. Link to download plz!!? And Regardie’s writing is charming, as well – it’s super formal in an endearing way, he even calls himself ‘the author’! He was his secretary and has really organized the systems for us.

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It’s very informative and very much a product of it’s time. Regardie asks, and his response is, because these people have tasted the divine gift and they don’t want to spoil it for themselves with distractions such as money. There is a treasure house of information that can be gleamed from this work, though the language and style will make you work for One of the first books I ever read dealing with the practical side of ritual practice and construction.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Israel Regardie Archived at the Wayback Machine. I think this is definitely the best introduction to the subject in general. A must-read for new adepts. Wallis Budge earth ecstasy Egyptian elements Eliphas Levi energy entity essence eternal ether evocation exalted existence faculty Father fire force glory Gods Goetia Hail heaven higher Holy Guardian Angel Horus human idea imagination inasmuch individual intelligence invocation invoke Key of Solomon knowledge lamblichus Lord magical Magician manifestation matter means method mind Mysteries mystical nature Nephesch operation Osiris Pentagram philosophic physical plane practice principle Qabalah Qabalistic reality represented Ruach sacred Sephirah Sephiros serpent soul sphere spiritual splendour substance Supernal supreme symbol technique Tetragrammaton Thee Theurgist Theurgy things Thoth thou thought tion Tipharas Tree Triangle union universe unto vibration vision Wand whole wisdom words Yoga.


Anything by Regardie is great if you’re a western occultist. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? This book is simply a must for anyone who is, or aspires to be, a real magician. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It was through his interest in yoga that he encountered the writings of the occultist Aleister Crowley. Anyway, on to the meat of the book: Regardie is sadly styling his writings on the 19th century style of Esoteric literature, similar to that found with Levi as well as Meade and the Theosophists.

The second significant task carried out by Regardie was, as an Adept, to bring a valid branch of the initiatory lineage of the Golden Dawn to America the alchemical melting pot where the New Age was incubating. The similarities and connections between the different traditions including christian myth are established and addressed in a very direct and illustrating manner.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. May 13, Josh Anderson rated it really liked it. The new faces and names to the occult remain loyal to their traditions, but idrael not bound by it, and all of us have built our foundation from the techniques of elder work.

Israel Regardie’s Lost Book of Alchemy. When I first had the pleasure about six or seven years ago, I could only understand very little, and I was able to memorise even less. Almost more useful than the book itself is the extensive suggested reading section at the end, pointing towards more advanced works or works on more particular topics. Regardie is so down to earth its a breath of fresh trree after all the usual occultist hand-waving.


An Interpretation of Aleister Crowleywas published. Here are numerous beautiful and powerful regardi of sacred poetry, often calling on the gods of ancient Egypt, and quoting the Book of the Dead. The imagination and the will are just as mysterious as ever, and this book can really inspire one to a system such as Yoga or Magic. All of this is in a clear, tre writing style. Yes, the writing style may not be as light and proficient as that from modern books, but it definetly is unique to Regardie’s work.

Regardie lice the reader with a a good theoretical introduction to the topic of High Magic and then proceeds with a Trivia About The Tree of Life I went from being totally lost to, well, still being lost no book is israle help you with that one, I guess! He explains the techniques of evocation and invocation, skrying, and astral travel. Participants in the Order took on a pseudonym or magical motto.

The Tree of Life: A Study in Magic

Such is the outlook of the occult – which articulates itself as the ‘key to the mysteries’ – the ‘secret philosophy of all ages’. Then, in one of those graceful synchronicities which often play midwife to significant magical events, a couple in Georgia were inspired—at that time scarcely aware of what they were undertaking — to build a Rosicrucian Vault, the powerful ritual rtee required to pass on the Adept Initiation, at precisely the time when two magicians one on the east coast of the United States and one on the west coastunknown to each other or to the Georgia couple, came to be ready to receive that Initiation.

Regardie sent Crowley a copy of his latest publication; the latter’s response made fun of Regardie’s regardir of tres name “Francis”, calling him “Frank”, and including an anti-semitic slur.

As an introduction to whatever mystic or occult tradition or non-traditional approachthis book totally delivers. That’s his real name, too.

It has continued to sell for decades. I bet old Edward Alexander Crowley you pronounce ‘Crow’ like the bird, by the way felt a little embarassed.