Ancient Wisdom and Occult Truth
The aim of this website is to provide those seeking ancient Wisdom and Occult Truth with FACTS. There is too much speculation and fantasy masquerading as Occult Truth in the world today, and we do not wish to add to it. MANY will pass this website by in favour of more 'thrilling' entertainment; that is their prerogative and we wish them well. For the FEW who DO stay and read our books and articles, there is nourishment a plenty for both mind and spirit. You can read more about the ancient Wisdom in the sidebar on your right.
MORE THAN ONE religious visitor to this website has been shocked to find the teachings of Krishna and other great Messengers from God to man here. This is not surprising considering that the word 'occult' is nowadays mostly associated with all that is evil. But all the word really means is 'hidden'. It is in this correct sense that the word is used by doctors to describe blood that is not visibly apparent. The same definition applies to the occult mysteries; that is knowledge and truth which is not visibly apparent. This is the ONLY sense in which we use the word.
We do NOT use it to refer to witchcraft, satanism or the many other unsavoury subjects which are associated in the popular imagination with the 'occult.' Nor do we promote such subjects in any of our articles. What we do promote are the teachings of the Wise philosophers and spiritual Masters of the past and present, none of which can conflict in any way with the highest ideals of any religion.
As we explain in many of our articles, there has not been a single True Teacher who did not withhold the hidden, or occult truths, from the multitude. Jesus, for instance, tells his chosen disciples that: "Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others in parables" (Luke 8:10). We find St Paul saying the same in his letter to the Corinthians: "We speak wisdom among them that are perfect." 'Perfect' in the sense that Paul uses it refers to the perfecti—which was a title of those who had been initiated into the Greek Mysteries of which Paul himself was an Initiate. Pythagoras uses the same word to describe those whom he initiated into his Academy. So Occult Mysteries or no more nor less than hidden knowledge imparted to those who are capable of receiving and comprehending it.
You may ask that if such occult knowledge was hidden from the multitude why are we now making it public? This is a good question. The answer is because the time is right to reveal some of it. We emphasise some because the higher Occult Mysteries can only be imparted to those who can be trusted not to misuse or reveal them. You can read about the reasons for this secrecy in our Occult FAQ.
There has never been a time when the simple occult truths of Life were more vitally needed than today. A time when fear and menace stalk the world; hunger and disease afflict millions; wars strew the smiling earth with death, and the hearts of God's lost children cry out for answers. Answers neither Church nor State, least of all material science, can give us. It is our earnest hope that YOU who are reading this introduction will find some of those answers on this website, whatever your religious beliefs may be, or even if you have no such beliefs at all.
Articles and occult study resources
The following articles and occult study resources cover a wide variety of subjects, many of which have never before been made available to the public.
Articles are listed in order of most recent publication
Frequently asked questions about the Occult answered simply and clearly.
We explain and explore the many good reasons for the secrecy of occultists.
The systematic study of the hidden laws and principles of man and the universe.
The true facts about the afterlife explained from the standpoint of Occult Science.
The occult facts about nature spirits together with four recommended books on the hidden side of nature.
An appreciation and review of The Kybalion
How to balance the often conflicting desires of the Higher and lower selves.
Understanding the paradox of how the desire for peace leads to conflict and war.
An appreciative reader reviews this rare classic of occult literature by J Michaud PhD.
We examine the many colours, shades and tints, the better to recognise the One Light.
A Fairy-tale for Wise Adults in which are concealed a number of occult truths.
A metaphysical investigation of the problem of Good and Evil.
A tall tale in which are hidden in the daftest possible manner a host of real occult truths.
A personal appreciation and full list of all the author's books.
Separating fact from the fancies that surround the subject of Atlantis.
An investigation of symbolism and analysis of Mozart's opera The Magic Flute.
The Ancient Wisdom and Occult Truths to be found in REAL Astrology.
This amusing story contains a number of Occult teachings in a concealed manner.
An investigation of the magical power of art for good and evil.
John Temple reveals the hidden meanings concealed in the Bible story of the Nativity.
How to look for real Truth and Wisdom.
The true story of one seeker's personal journey of spiritual discovery.
A warning to those who imagine they can master the Occult Sciences overnight.
We discuss the well-known adage: 'when the pupil is ready, the Master will appear.'
Who are the real illuminati? An evil conspiracy or something quite different?
from occultists, philosophers, and the Sacred Texts of all times and places.
We examine the prediction that the world would 'end' on 21 December 2012.
We investigate the claims that this date heralded a "pole shift in consciousness".
Reviewed and recommended for sincere seekers after Truth and Wisdom.
Where to find real Occult Knowledge and Truth on the Internet.
Occult books to read here
The following rare Occult Books can be read and studied here.
First published in 1947, by the Uma Press, in London, This enchanting book contains the teachings of a forgotten ancient Chinese Philosopher of over 2,000 years ago, rescued from oblivion for the first time in our modern age or at any other period of occult history. This is one of those very rare books that can change your life for the better. Read a review of this book.
Published here in full as The True Gospel of Chrishna-Jeseus, this book is a unique biography of Krishna—the Holy Hindu Saviour and prototype of Christ. First published as a hardcover book in 1950, printed copies are now almost unobtainable. It reveals some of the highest Occult Truths and hidden laws of the Universe which have never before been made public.
This scarce and almost unknown occult novel should appeal to every sincere seeker after Truth and Wisdom. Written with glittering power and filled with sublime descriptions of the glorious scenery of India 2,000 years ago, this book reveals the stages on the path to Initiation with a beauty and pathos that will bring tears to your eyes and joy to your heart.
Occult Studies Course
In addition to the above articles and books, we have put together an occult studies course to INTRODUCE sincere seekers to the Sublime Occult Mysteries. The course is free to read and study online without registration or payment. READ MORE...
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