The Hermetic Library at Hermetic.com

Figures

Dedicated collections around the work of specific historical figures

The Libri of Aleister Crowley
A collection of Aleister Crowley's writings, including books, essays, articles, a resource list of Crowley's numbered Libri written for the occult orders A∴ A∴ and O.T.O., and other related materials

The Enochian World of Benjamin Rowe
The archive of over a decade of work with the Enochian system

Austin Osman Spare
Writings and illustrations, including automatic writing, automatic drawing and sigilization techniques

The Qabalistic and Thelemic Works of Frater Achad
The complete published works of Frater Achad, the magical motto of Charles Stansfield Jones, cabalist extraordinaire

The Obsidian Mirror of John Dee and Edward Kelly
A site about the work of Dr. John (Johannes) Dee and Sir Edward Kelly, especially the Enochian system which has been a major influence in the Western esoteric tradition

The Leila Waddell Memorial Web Site
The official archive of a memorial site celebrating Leila Ida Nerrisa Bathurst Waddell, Scarlet Woman, Priestess, artist and muse

The Meditations of Allan Bennett
A collection of writing by and about Allan Bennett, Frater Iehi Aour, Bhikkhu Ananda Metteyya

The Labours of John Yarker
The works of a Masonic scholar and collector of credentials

The Gaeltacht of William Butler Yeats
Celtic cultural stories of occult, folklore and mythology

The Esoteric Science of Antoine Fabre d’Olivet
Works of the influential 19th century French esoteric metaphysician

Florence Farr: The scattered ashes of sacred wisdom
The work of and resources about this important woman of The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, actress, composer and director.

 

Guests

Personal and project web sites hosted by Hermetic.com

Sam Webster: Initiate of the Mysteries
The written and ritual work of the founder of the Open Source Order of the Golden Dawn

Corpus Stavish
The writings of the Director of Studies at the Institute for Hermetic Studies

The Magick and Mysticism of Bill Heidrick
A selection of material from an extensive archives about Magick, Qabalah, Tarot, Thelema and Ordo Templi Orientis

Hakim Bey and Ontological Anarchy
An extensive collection of Hakim Bey and Peter Lamborn Wilson texts including cultural and political essays, especially the Temporary Autonomous Zone

T Polyphilus: Vigorous Food & Divine Madness
Work of a Bishop of the Thelemic Gnostic Catholic Church, with prayers, rituals, meditations, essays, and biographical information

The Invisible Basilica of Sabazius
The personal site of the US Grand Master of Ordo Templi Orientis; includes essays, rituals, and commentary

The Works of Michael Osiris Snuffin
A selection of work by an author, editor, and sorceror who studies and practices in Chaos Magick, The Left-Hand Path, Post-OTO Thelema, and evocation

Casa del Campo
A selection of texts by a poet, musician, photographer, magician, philosopher, painter, writer, and lecturer on occult and religious topics

Colin Campbell – De Arte Magica
Addenda to published works and commentary on Thelema, Enochiana, the Great Work, Left Hand Path, Luciferianism, Grimoires, Evocation traditions, and Tarot

The Very Model of a Modern Dame Hospitaller: The Writings of Beth Kimbell
The Wit and Wisdom of an Hermetic Harridan with a Pretty Taste for Paradox - a collection of essays, lectures, letters, outlines, poems and rituals

The Temenos of John Michael Greer
Articles and book reviews from this student of occult traditions and nature spirituality to revive forgotten ideas, insights, and traditions of practice

The Eudaimonia of Joscelyn Godwin
A collection of articles on paganism and music in the occult that are hard to find or not previously published in English.

 

Forms

Topical collections of articles, essays and resources

Papyri Graecae Magicae
A collection of the Greek Magical Papyri, magico-religious syncretistic texts from the ancient Greco-Roman Egyptian culture

The Sacred Texts
Historical texts from a number of traditions, primarily relating to Hermeticism

Received Wisdom
A variety of texts received or transmitted during magical workings

An Enochian Miscellany
Articles and essays about the Enochian tradition of evocation

Norton’s Imperium
Enochian magick papers and links curated by Josh Norton

A Collection of Ecclesia Gnostica Catholica and Gnostic Mass Materials
An unofficial archive of materials relating to the Ecclesia Gnostica Catholica (E.G.C.), the ecclesiastical arm of Ordo Templi Orientis

Centres of Pestilence
Commentaries on Liber AL vel Legis, The Book of the Law, by various authors

The Golden Dawn Library Project
A collective effort to see the entire corpus of materials deriving from the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, a fraternal, magical order of the 19th century through to the present day, available online

The Equinox: The Review of Scientific Illuminism
The complete texts of Volume I, issues 1 through 10, and Volume III, issue 1, of the official organ of the A∴ A∴, as well as information and links relating to other volumes and issues

The International: A Review of Two Worlds
An archive of The International, a literary magazine which included essays, poetry, plays and libri by Aleister Crowley and works by other authors

Occult Book Reviews
An official static archive of Bkwyrm.Net, an early and well-known site for esoteric book reviews

The Rites of Eleusis
As performed at Caxton Hall Westminster in October and November 1910 by Miss Leila Waddell and Mr Aleister Crowley with distinguished assistance

Caduceus: The Hermetic Quarterly
The official archive for a journal about the Hermetic tradition in its broadest sense, including esoteric philosophy, Qabalah, ceremonial magic, alchemy, and the systems of thought and practice associated with Hermetic orders such as the Golden Dawn and the Martinist Order

Liber Legis - The Book of the Law
The complete text and manuscript of Liber AL vel Legis, The Book of the Law, including the commentaries by Aleister Crowley

Ordo Templi Orientis
An unofficial, unaffiliated portal to documents, materials and books about Ordo Templi Orientis

A∴A∴
An unofficial, unaffiliated portal to documents, materials and books about A∴A∴

Baphomet
References and resources about the idol, idea and archetype of Baphomet

The Lamp of the Invisible Light
After his initiation into the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn and before his work on either A∴A∴ or O.T.O., Aleister Crowley developed an order inspired by the Enochian system

The Cadaver Synod: Esoteric Fiction and Fictional Esoterica
The Western Esoteric Tradition has influenced the work of many writers and the work of many writers have influenced the tradition

 

Features

Highlighting special initiatives at Hermetic.com

Memoria: The Esoteric Oral History Project
A project to encourage the preservation of the living memories of practitioners in the Western esoteric tradition through oral histories

The Serapeion Project: Occult ’Zine and Ephemera Preservation
The Hermetic Library is actively seeking to preserve and make accessible archives of occult ’zines and other ephemera as cultural artifacts of the living Western Esoteric Tradition.

 

Reflections

Locally mirrored archives of particular interest and import

The John Dee Publication Project
A project to archive and distribute primary-source materials relevant to the Enochian work of John Dee and Edward Kelly, particularly reconstructions of Dee's Spirit Diaries, from the original manuscripts

The Feast of the Beast
A more than complete collection of texts in the Syllabus and Curriculum of A∴ A∴ gathered together as a convenience for the Student

The Eidolons of Ash
Thoughts on Thelema, Ordo Templi Orientis, and Ecclesia Gnostica Catholica