Esotericism

Hermeticism Sufism Kabbalah Gnosticism Neoplatonism Esoteric Christianity Theosophy Vedanta Yoga Tantra Kundalini Esoteric Buddhism Taoism

Alchemy Astrology Tarot Subtle Energy Psi Radionics Magic Chaos Magic Cybermagic

Bahai Fourth Way Rosicrucianism Thelema Golden Dawn Freemasonry New Age Wicca Voodoo


'Western esotericism' is not a natural term but an artificial category, applied retrospectively to a range of currents and ideas that were known by other names at least prior to the end of the eighteenth century. [This] means that, originally, not all those currents and ideas were necessarily seen as belonging together: […] it is only as recently as the later seventeenth century that we find the first attempts at presenting them as one single, coherent field or domain, and at explaining what they have in common. In short, 'Western esotericism' is a modern scholarly construct, not an autonomous tradition that already existed out there and merely needed to be discovered by historians.

- Wouter Hanegraaff

Esotericism, given all its varied forms and its inherently multidimensional nature, cannot be conveyed without going beyond purely historical information: at minimum, the study of esotericism, and in particular mysticism, requires some degree of imaginative participation in what one is studying.

- Arthur Versluis


SUNY Series in Western Esoteric Traditions

Aries Book Series: Texts and Studies in Western Esotericism


Inner Traditions

World Wisdom

Sophia Perennis


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_esotericism

https://esotericbasics.co.uk/

http://jwmt.org/classic-archives/


http://www.esotericarchives.com/solomon/testamen.htm

https://www.academia.edu/5998229/A_comparison_of_the_Seven_Seals_in_Islamic_esotericism_and_Jewish_Kabbalah

https://vedanet.com/2014/09/22/esoteric-hinduism-and-western-esoteric-traditions/

http://hinduwebsite.com/esoterichinduism.asp

https://archive.org/details/studyofbhagavata00benaiala A study of the Bhagavata Purana; or, Esoteric Hinduism - Purnendu Narayan Sinha

https://www.academia.edu/1246336/The_Quest_for_a_Universal_Science_The_Occult_Philosophy_of_%E1%B9%A2a%CA%BEin_al-Din_Turka_I%E1%B9%A3fahani_1369-1432_and_Intellectual_Millenarianism_in_Early_Timurid_Iran

https://www.academia.edu/39561259/H%C4%81r%C5%ABt_and_M%C4%81r%C5%ABt_The_Armenian_Zoroastrian_Demonic_Twins_in_the_Qur%C4%81n_Who_Invented_Fiction

http://works.bepress.com/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1001&context=kent_palmer


Mohammad Azadpur - Reason Unbound: On Spiritual Practice in Islamic Peripatetic Philosophy

The Arabic Influences on Early Modern Occult Philosophy - Liana Saif

Gordan Djurdjevic - India and the Occult: The Influence of South Asian Spirituality on Modern Western Occultism

The Secret Teachers of the Western World - Gary Lachman

Psychoanalysis and the Occult - George Devereux

Fred Gettings - Dictionary of Occult Hermetic Alchemical Sigils and Symbols

Signs, Symbols & Omens - Raymond Buckland

Esoteric Texts Online

http://www.sacred-texts.com/eso/ Internet Sacred Text Archive: Esoteric and Occult

http://www.esotericarchives.com Twilit Grotto: Archives of Western Esoterica

http://www.hermetics.org The Hermetics Resource Site

http://hermetic.com The Hermetic Library

http://www.gnosis.org The Gnosis Archive

https://darkbooks.org/articles/authors.html

https://mega.nz/#F!gwNBRAzS!mkAUO0OBTbZ8gXVQkRXsqQ a huge archive of esoteric texts

https://mega.nz/#F!XzYQEYKb!Lg9twaJh05nudn4b05sGMA an archive of esoteric texts

http://the-eye.eu/public/Books/Ocult/ an archive of esoteric texts

http://the-eye.eu/public/Books/Occult_Library/ an archive of esoteric texts

Esoteric Bookstores

https://www.theajnaoffensive.com/collections/print

https://scarletimprint.com/

Esotericists

Mystics

Languages

Sacred Languages

Sanskrit

Pali

Hebrew

Arabic

Ancient Greek

Latin

Chinese

Bibliography

Arthur Versluis - Magic and Mysticism

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