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Occult of Personality features recorded interviews with scholars and teachers of western esotericism.

Occult of Personality features recorded interviews with scholars and teachers of western esotericism.
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Salem, MA

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Occult of Personality features recorded interviews with scholars and teachers of western esotericism.

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English


Episodes

Rudolf Berger

9/30/2018
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My good friend Rudolf Berger, co-host of Occult of Personality podcast and the host of the Thoth-Hermes podcast, is our guest in podcast episode 193. Known on the internet by his pseudonym Gnothi Seauton, Rudolf is the producer and host of the Thoth-Hermes Podcast, which can be found at http://www.thothermes.com. He can also be heard […]

Duration:00:48:15

Josef Wäges and the Order of the Illuminati

8/18/2018
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Josef Wäges, the preeminent scholar studying the Order of the Illuminati, and a prominent Freemason, joins us in podcast episode 192 to discuss the history of the Order of the Illuminati, its founder Adam Weishaupt, the Freemasonic associations of the order, and its downfall, along with Josef’s work editing the newly released collected works of Weishaupt […]

Duration:01:00:29

Jason Louv and John Dee’s Empire of Angels

7/28/2018
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Author, futurist, and wizard Jason Louv joins us in podcast episode 191 to discuss his recent book John Dee and the Empire of Angels: Enochian Magick and the Occult Roots of the Modern World. “John Dee (1527-1608), Queen Elizabeth I’s court advisor and astrologer, was the foremost scientific genius of the 16th century. . . […]

Duration:01:07:04

Gary Lachman

6/8/2018
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Acclaimed author Gary Lachman, who has appeared on the show previously, joins us in podcast episode 190 to discuss his recent, and arguably one of his most important books, The Lost Knowledge of the Imagination. Lachman has contributed an important and useful primer to the perennial philosophy and a guide for those ready to explore […]

Duration:00:56:44

Three in One: Mani C. Price, Derek Hunter, and Ethan Indigo Smith

5/1/2018
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We have three separate interviews in episode 189: visionary artist Mani C. Price, author and musician Derek Hunter, and activist, author, and Tai Chi teacher Ethan Indigo Smith. Mani C. Price is a NYC visionary artist who paints ordinary women into exotic, self-empowered goddesses. Art and magick are her passions. Mani is also creating an animated […]

Duration:01:32:03

Aki Cederberg

3/22/2018
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Aki Cederberg, author of Journeys in the Kali Yuga: A Pilgrimage from Esoteric India to Pagan Europe, published by Inner Traditions, is our guest in podcast episode 188. Beautifully detailing his spiritual pilgrimage from West to East and back again, in the age of strife known as the Kali Yuga, Aki Cederberg shares the authentic […]

Duration:00:59:40

Gabriel McCaughry and Helene M. Arts discuss Pillars: The Scalding of Sapientia

2/19/2018
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Gabriel McCaughry and Helene M. Arts are our guests in podcast episode 187 to discuss the new edition of Pillars: The Scalding of Sapientia from Anathema Publishing Ltd. “Of all the daimons that have plagued or blessed mankind throughout history, our muse, Wisdom, is perhaps the most elusive of all. Known by many names and […]

Duration:01:13:49

Richard Gavin

12/23/2017
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Richard Gavin, the acclaimed author of Gothic horror and esoteric manifesto, joins us in podcast episode 186 to discuss his recent fiction anthology, Sylvan Dread, available from Three Hands Press. Richard Gavin is an acclaimed author whose work explores the realm where dread and the sublime conjoin. His supernatural tales have been published in five […]

Duration:00:52:26

Occultism and Traditionalism in Twentieth-Century Italy with Christian Giudice

11/13/2017
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Christian Giudice, a scholar of modern occultism and Traditionalism, joins us in podcast episode 185 to discuss his dissertation entitled Occultism and Traditionalism: Arturo Reghini and the Antimodern Reaction in Early Twentieth Century Italy. Christian Giudice is a PhD scholar at the University of Gothenburg. His thesis analyses the interaction between Modernity and its impact […]

Duration:00:53:10

Mogg Morgan

10/16/2017
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Publisher, scholar, and author Mogg Morgan joins us in podcast episode 184 to discuss independent publishing house, Mandrake of Oxford, as well as his recent books Isis: Goddess of Egypt and India and Phi-Neter: Power of the Egyptian Gods. “Mogg Morgan is a publisher, writer, pagan practitioner, independent scholar & theorist. He was Wellcome research […]

Duration:01:25:28

Peter Mark Adams

8/29/2017
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Peter Mark Adams, author of The Game of Saturn: Decoding the Sola-Busca Tarocchi, published by Scarlet Imprint, is our guest in podcast episode 183. The Game of Saturn is the first full length, scholarly study of the enigmatic Renaissance masterwork known as the Sola-Busca tarocchi. It reveals the existence of a pagan liturgical and ritual tradition […]

Duration:01:03:58

Quareia

6/29/2017
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Josephine McCarthy and Michael Sheppard of Quareia: A New School of Magic for the 21st Century join us in podcast episode 182. You can find Quareia online at https://www.quareia.com. Josephine McCarthy has appeared twice previously on the podcast to discuss her earlier books on exorcism and magic. She is the author of the Quareia course. […]

Duration:01:12:40

Ryan J. Flynn – Masonic Artist

5/30/2017
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Masonic artist Ryan J. Flynn is our guest in podcast episode 181 to discuss his artwork, Freemasonry, and his Renaissance influences. You can find Ryan’s website at http://www.ryanjflynn.com. Ryan Flynn is a fine artist and graphic designer from New England. In 2006 Ryan studied painting and art history at the University of Richmond in Florence, […]

Duration:00:42:18

Craig Williams – Entering the Desert

5/17/2017
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Craig Williams returns to the show in podcast episode 180 to talk about his most recent book Entering the Desert: Pilgrimage to the Hinterland of the Soul, from Anathema Publishing. The landscape of the Soul is a feral hunting ground of shadows and light, each morphing into translucent bodies of nourishment or destruction, depending upon […]

Duration:01:26:29

Flambeau Noir

4/14/2017
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Helene Arts and Justin Dickie join us to discuss the upcoming Flambeau Noir International Left Hand Path Conference 2017 that they’re hosting, which takes place in Ottawa, Canada the weekend of April 28-30. “This conference is dedicated to le Flambeau Noir (the Black Flame), and brings together iconoclasts and rebels with contemporary occult practice, philosophy, […]

Duration:00:50:24

Frater Ashen Chassan

4/3/2017
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Ceremonial magician extraordinaire Frater Ashen Chassan returns to the podcast in episode 178 to discuss his magnum opus Gateways Through Light and Shadow, published by AZOTH Press. Frater Ashen appeared previously more than 3 years ago in episode 138. Frater Ashen is a ceremonial magician and a purist in the art who endeavours to recreate […]

Duration:00:50:33

Katie Montana Jordan

3/14/2017
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Paranormal researcher and writer Katie Montana Jordan is our guest in podcast episode 177. Katie Montana Jordan has been formally investigating with various psychic and paranormal organizations for over 20 years. She is a published freelance writer with areas of specialty in holistic healing, paganism, witchcraft and the occult. Katie is Writing Consultant and Field […]

Duration:00:56:19

Scott Wolter

3/5/2017
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World-renowned forensic geologist and author Scott Wolter joins us in podcast episode 176 to discuss his research into the Kensington Runestone and Knights Templar in America. Forensic geologist Scott Wolter was the host of the hit show American Unearthed, which followed him on his quest to uncover the truth behind historic artifacts and sites found […]

Duration:00:44:36

Masonic Con 2016

2/11/2017
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In podcast episode number 175, interviews from Masonic Con 2016, the first occurrence of this public event hosted by the brethren of Ezekiel Bates Lodge in Attleboro, Massachusetts. Masonic Con 2016 featured a number of excellent presentations that explored a variety of subjects from Renaissance art to Knights Templar in America, and even the Cabala. […]

Duration:01:07:11

Deep Principles of Kabbalistic Alchemy

1/11/2017
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In this special episode of Occult of Personality podcast, artist and author David Chaim Smith returns to the show to discuss his most recent book, Deep Principles of Kabbalistic Alchemy. “This is the first book within western esoteric literature to openly articulate certain truths about the ground of phenomena. The ground is the basis of […]

Duration:02:00:42