Paths of Wisdom: The Magical Cabala in the Western Tradition

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Llewellyn Publications, 1996 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 394 pages
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Discover the inner secrets of the Cabala -- the heart of the Golden Dawn tradition -- presented in modern language for the twenty-first century, in "Paths of Wisdom "by John Michael Greer.
"Paths of Wisdom" goes beyond fragments of symbolism and correspondences to reveal the actual practices of Cabalistic magic in a way that can finally be understood. This book is a comprehensive overview of the magical Cabala in the Western tradition, aimed at the beginner, but is well suited to students at any level -- even adepts.
You will find "Paths of Wisdom" lively and exciting. Greer makes the complexities of the subject accessible and meaningful, so you will be able to use the mysteries of the Cabala better than ever.
"Paths of Wisdom" begins by sharing the basic principles of the magical Cabala:
-The Tree of Life
-The Paths on the Tree
-The Four Worlds
-Macrocosm and Microcosm
-The Way of Creation (down the Tree) and Redemption (up the Tree)
Then the book delves deeply into the symbolism of the magical Cabala, including one of the most complete explanations ever of the spheres and paths on the Tree of Life. You'll learn how you can make practical use of the Tree to unlock your hidden potential.
Next you will learn the practices of the magical Cabala, including the basic techniques of ritual magic, meditation, and pathworking. Most importantly, you'll learn how you can use the magical Cabala in your daily life and change for the better as you live deliberately and become more aware of the universe around you.
Never before have the most inner secrets of the Cabala been made so clear and usable. Get "Paths of Wisdom" today.

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About the author (1996)

John Michael Greer (Western Maryland) has been a student of occult traditions and the unexplained for more than thirty years. A Freemason, a student of geomancy and sacred geometry, and a widely read blogger, he is also the author of numerous books, including Monsters, The New Encyclopedia of the Occult and Secrets of the Lost Symbol, and currently serves as the Grand Archdruid of the Ancient Order of Druids in America (AODA), a contemporary school of Druid nature spirituality. Greer has contributed articles to Renaissance Magazine, Golden Dawn Journal, Mezlim, New Moon Rising, Gnosis, and Alexandria.

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