Manly P. Hall: A Luminary in the World of Esoteric Philosophy

a deep dive into the complex, often hidden or arcane, aspects of philosophical thought that are not widely understood or accessible to the general public. Esoteric philosophy delves into topics that might include mysticism, alchemy, occult practices, and metaphysical theories, among others. This area of philosophy often intersects with various spiritual traditions, secret societies (like the Freemasons), and ancient wisdom teachings, offering insights into the nature of reality, consciousness, and the universe that are believed to be profound yet not immediately apparent to the uninitiated

Manly Palmer Hall (1901–1990) was a Canadian-born author, mystic, and lecturer, widely recognized for his extensive contributions to the fields of mysticism, esoteric philosophy, and the study of ancient religions and symbolism. Hall’s prolific writings and speeches have made him one of the most esteemed figures in the study of the arcane and spiritual sciences … Read more

Aleister Crowley and Freemasonry

Aleister Crowley and Freemasonry Aleister Crowley and Freemasonry Aleister Crowley, a brilliant student of symbolism and ritual, had at least four major contacts with Freemasonry as a complete body. In 1900, while in Mexico, Crowley became involved with a Supreme Council of the Ancient and Accepted (Scottish) Rite. This period of Central American Craft Freemasonry … Read more

THE MASONIC CAREER OF A E WAITE

THE MASONIC CAREER OF A. E. WAITE – BY BRO. R.A. GILBERT – ARS QUATUOR CORONATORUM – VOLUME 99 FOR THE YEAR 1986 INTRODUCTION In English Freemasonry the seal of a certain distinction attaches to the name of Arthur Edward Waite, while it has proved of such appeal in America that an important Grand lodge … Read more

William Wynn Westcott and the Esoteric School

By Bro. R. A. Gilbert (19 February 1987) INTRODUCTION IN 1931, ON THE occasion of his Installation as W. M. of this Lodge, Bro W. J. Williams gave as his Inaugural Address an account of The Contributions of Former Members, outlining the work of twenty-two members of the Lodge. Three years later Bro. W. J. … Read more