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A podcast about all subjects dealing with the Western Esoteric Tradition, presenting featured interview guests, news, reviews, music...

A podcast about all subjects dealing with the Western Esoteric Tradition, presenting featured interview guests, news, reviews, music...
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A podcast about all subjects dealing with the Western Esoteric Tradition, presenting featured interview guests, news, reviews, music...




Season 3-Episode 6 – Shani Oates

Shani Oates is an Occultist, Mystic, Luciferian Pilgrim of the Forbidden Arts, Traditional Craft practitioner, researcher, lecturer, historian and writer of the Craft, Magic, Ancestral Tradition, particularly the Robert Cochrane Tradition, and the cultural Folk-lore and Folk-magicks of the UK and its Northern Heritage. Spae-wife and Matriarch of The People of Goda, The Clan of Tubal Cain. Student of Anthropology, Tantra, Philosophy and the arcane ‘Other.’ Author of several books that write...


Season 3-Episode 5 – Thomas Hatsis

Thomas Hatsis is a historian of psychedelia, witchcraft, magic, pagan religions, alternative Christianities, and the cultural intersection of those areas, who holds a master’s degree in history from Queens College. The author of The Witches’ Ointment and Psychedelic Mystery Traditions, he runs, a site dedicated to promoting the latest and best information pertaining to the Psychedelic Renaissance. He lives in Portland, Oregon. In this interview Rudolf and Thomas, after a...


EX LIBRIS Episode 1

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EPISODE HAS CHAPTER MARKERS (A NEW FEATURE ON THE THOTH HERMES PODCAST), WHICH ON CERTAIN PODCAST PLAYERS WILL ALLOW YOU TO ACCESS CHAPTERS DIRECTLY BY SELECTING THEM ON YOUR DEVICE MUSIC PLAYED IN THIS EPISODE: "Magic" by Matt Sierra, featuring Vance Intro and outro music by Chris Roberts, written especially for the Thoth Hermes Podcast Interludes by Epidemic Sound CHAPTER 1 presenting Gwendolyn Womack's new novel "The Time Collector", a thriller about psychometrics,...


Season 3-Episode 4 – Bernard Alvarez

I passed a wonderful hour when making this interview in the company of Bernard Alvarez, a great person, Metaphysician and Sacred Activist. We speak about Bernard's life, his views and positions on life and the occult. Bernard is a world-renowned spiritual consciousness teacher and intuitive. Also, a certified Reiki Master, an ordained Minister, a Doctor of Metaphysics, author of the Book of One, video and radio producer and was featured in the film "Collective Evolution 3: The Shift". But...


Season 3-Episode 3 – Lon Milo Duquette

DONT MAKE MAGIC YOUR LIFE, MAKE YOUR LIFE MAGIC! Who needs to be introduced to the longest living member of the O.T.O.? It was superb to talk to Lon about his life, his music and his ideas, A great moment! Rudolf and Lon talk about Lon's childhood and youth and how his first contacts with the world of the occult occurred. Lon tells us the hilarious story of how he found out about the O.T.O. in the 1970s and how then the first contact was made! Also, they speak about his work as a musician,...


Season 3-Episode 2 – Jaime Paul Lamb

This is after quite some time a “masonic episode” again, but is not just for masons, but about Masonry and very special aspects of the craft! Brother Jaime and I talk about occult perspectives of Freemasonry and his book “Myth, Magick and Masonry”. Jaime Paul Lamb, Freemason and occultist, is the author of MYTH, MAGICK & MASONRY: Occult Perspectives in Freemasonry (The Laudable Pursuit, 2018). He is a member of Old Well-Saint John’s Lodge no. 6, F.&A.M., a Charter member and Lodge Organist...


Season 3-Episode 1 – Susan B.Martinez

Susan B. Martinez, Ph.D., is a writer, linguist, teacher, and paranormal researcher with a doctorate in anthropology from Columbia University. She ist also the author of several books, including Time of the Quickening, she lives in Clayton, Georgia. In this interview Susan talks to Rudolf and his co-host Lena about Susan's new book "Field Guide to the Spirit World", but also a bit about Susan's background, and there especially about Faithism, aka Spiritualism, and the Oahspe Bible. We are...


Season 2-Episode 10 – Carl Abrahamsson

I have called Carl Abrahamsson a "Swedish Renaissance Man of the 21st century". In fact, he is not only occultist and author, but also film director, musician, publisher etc. In his book "Occulture" which was published last year, Carl makes a wonderful analysis of what the occult does to influence art and culture from the ancient times till today. Please note that this interview was recorded in April 2018 and only released in May 2019 - so when we talk about dates and the "near futrue" you...


Season 2-Episode 9 – Lee Gerrard-Barlow

Lee Gerrard-Barlow has over 20 years of experience in the Ancient Mystery Traditions, working with Trance states , meditation , magical and Yoga based practices . He is an experienced lecturer ,a seminar leader and the Premier Trainer for ISI/CNV International , the continental school of Dr Marco Paret where he teaches the arts of Magnetism (Mesmerism), Fascination and 'Presence' based therapies. He has trained as an N.L.P Master Practitioner under Dr Richard Bandler's 'Society of Neuro...


Season 2-Episode 8 – Tobias Churton 2

This episode is the second of three "interview-only" episodes published this month. That means, just the interview with just a short intro by Rudolf, no news, no reviews. This week Rudolf welcomes back a guest who a year ago was very warmly received by all of you: Tobias Churton, British author and historian, musician and playwright is with us again. This time we talk mainly about his latest book "The Spiritual Meaning of the Sixties", but when Rudolf and Tobias (both born in 1960) start...


Season 2-Episode 7 – Tara-Love Maguire and Christopher Orapello

This episode is the first of three "interview-only" episodes to come this month. That means, just the interview with just a short intro by Rudolf, no news, no reviews. Rudolf is happy to present two people he has wanted to interview for quite some time - but it was now that the right moment had come, because Tara and Chris just released their new book "Besom, Stang and Sword" (get it here) about their Black Tree Witchcraft.But this talk is not only about the book, but about paganism and...


Season 2-News announcement

It is with great pleasure that I announce the arrival of LENA KORKOVELOU as my co-host on the Thoth-Hermes Podcast! Lena will start to work with me in the next few days and we will be producing our first episode together for the first days of May. This will make it again possible for Thoth-Hermes to appear in a regular rhythm as you were used to before. WELCOME ON BOARD, LENA! A Greek national based in the UK, Lena is a writer and freelance journalist with a lifelong passion for all kinds of...


Season 2-Episode 6 – Gabriel McCaughry

This episode is a very special episode. It is the first co-production between the Thoth-Hermes Podcast and Greg Kaminsky's classic Occult of Personality - Podcast. Rudolf and Greg are good friends, and in this episode they share a long interview with Montreal-based occultist, author and editor GABRIEL MC CAUGHRY. The first part of this interview on Gabriel's new book "Aurorae", published by his own Anathema publishing, can be listened to here:...


Season 2-Episode 5 – Tracey Rollin

Tracey Rollin was born and raised in New Mexico.She grew up surrounded by a culture within a culture. Her own mother is a German immigrant and a devout Catholic, and she raised her in the ways and traditions of her people. Tracey's childhood memories are just as full of stories of Thor and Freya as they are of stained glass church windows! She also enjoyed being surrounded by my warm and friendly Hispanic friends, many of whom were recent Mexican immigrants. Their mothers accepted her...


Season 2-Episode 4 – Stephen Flowers

Stephen E. Flowers is the featured guest on this new episode of the Thoth-Hermes Podcast, coming to you at the end of a long break and at the beginning of the return to our regular bi-weekly release schedule. Dr. Flowers is very well known in the esoteric and occult communities through his extensive teaching and writing, which ranges from Runology to Zoroastrianism, from the German Occultist scene to the Left Hand Path. Stephen Flowers studied Germanic and Celtic philology and religious...


Season 2-Episode 3 – Tobias Churton

Tobias Churton is certainly one of the most prolific authors in the field of research in the Western Esoteric Tradition. Also Aleister Crowley has been at the center of already three of his books. A world authority on Gnostic spirituality, Tobias holds a Masters degree in Theology from Brasenose College, Oxford, he was appointed Honorary Fellow and Faculty Lecturer in Western Esotericism at Exeter University in 2005. In order to speed the release of this episode a bit up, there is no review...


Season 2-Episode 2 – Frater Acher

In this episode I am very happy to welcome German esotericist, magician, blogger and author Frater Acher as our featured interview guest. Frater Acher is one of the most interesting personalities of the younger generation in the magical world, especially on the European continent. In this episode we are talking about his magical background and many different topics, but also about his recently published book "Cyprian of Antioch". But also his approach to how magic can influence our...


Season 2-Episode 1 – Angel Millar

Angel Millar is the author of "The Crescent and the Compass: Islam, Freemasonry, Esotericism and Revolution in the Modern Age" (2015), "Freemasonry: Foundation of the Western Esoteric Tradition" (2014), and "Freemasonry: A History" (2005), as well as numerous articles on spirituality and related subjects. His writing has been published in New Dawn magazine, Quest magazine, The Philalethes (Masonic magazine), The Journal of Indo-European Studies, and at Disinfo dot com, among others. He also...


Special Season Episode – Samhain 2017

Prefer listening on Spreaker? Click here! This is not an episode like all the others. This is our Special Seasonal Edition - Samhain 2017! Many friends have contributed to give you a special view on how they see Samhain. - Halloween. Listen to Helene Arts, Diana Rajcher, Martin Faulks, Greg Kaminsky and Thomas Karlsson. And enjoy texts by Wendy Rule, Gabriel McCaughry, Virgil, and Edgar Allan Poe (yes, him!). All of this garnished with music for the occasion - all also contributed as a gift...


Episode 12 – Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki

Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki is one of the most respected and experienced esoteric practitioners currently at work in the British Isles and beyond. Dolores was born in Channel Island of Jersey off the coast of France, where she still lives with her husband. She was trained in the Fraternity of the Inner Light and worked as a Cosmic Mediator with Walter Ernest Butler. Dolores is a third-degree adept and Qabalist. She not only teaches the Craft but also is the current director of the Servants of...