Ancient Wisdom and Occult Truth

The aim of this website is to provide sincere seekers who wish to learn the Ancient Wisdom 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 the authors of this website 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 Great 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." The 'Perfect' meant those who had been initiated into the Sacred Mysteries. So Occult Mysteries or no more nor less than hidden knowledge and truth imparted to the few who can be trusted not to misuse it.

You may ask that if such knowledge and truth was hidden from the multitude why are we making it public? This is a good question to which the simple answer is because the time is right. There has never been a time when this knowledge was more vitally needed than today. A time when fear and menace stalk the earth, hunger and disease afflict millions, wars strew the smiling earth with death, and the hearts of God's lost children cry out for answers to the great mysteries of Life and Death. Mysteries neither Church nor State, least of all material science, can adequately answer. It is our earnest hope that YOU who are reading this will find some of those answers here, whatever your religious beliefs may be, or even if you have no such beliefs at all.

Occult Books

The following rare Occult Books are free to read here. You do not need to join anything, pay anything or sign up to anything to study them.


The Book of Sa-Heti by J Michaud PhD

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.

the quest of ruru

The Quest of Ruru by J Michaud PhD

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 articles and study resources

The following articles and study resources cover a wide variety of occult subjects, many of which have never before been made available to the public.

The books of J Michaud PhD

A personal appreciation and full list of all the author's books.

Occult FAQ

Frequently asked questions about the Occult answered simply and clearly.

What is the Occult?

The difference between the Occult, Occult Sciences and Magic explained.

Why is so much occult knowledge kept secret?

We explain and explore the many good reasons for the secrecy of occultists.

Why study Occult Science?

The systematic study of the hidden laws and principles of man and the universe.

Where do the Dead go?

The answer may surprise you!

Wisdom on the Web

Links to the Ancient Wisdom and Occult Truth on the Internet.

Facts and Fancies of Atlantis

Learn the scientific FACTS about Atlantis which you can verify for and by yourself.

The Science of Occult Symbolism

An investigation of symbolism and analysis of Mozart's opera The Magic Flute.

Losing your way

How to look for real Truth and Wisdom.

Searching for Truth

The true story of one seeker's personal journey of spiritual discovery.


Who are the real illuminati? An evil conspiracy or something quite different?

Letter from a Master to his pupil

A warning to those who imagine they can master the Occult Sciences overnight.

The Art and Science of Astrology

The Ancient Wisdom and Occult Truths to be found in REAL Astrology.

The Adept and the Imp

This amusing story contains a number of Occult teachings in a concealed manner.

Occult Magic of Art

An investigation of the magical power of art for good and evil.

Esotericism in the Bible

John Templeton reveals the hidden meanings concealed in the Bible story of the Nativity.

Religious quotes and occult maxims

from occultists, philosophers, and the Sacred Texts of all times and places.

21 December 2012

We investigate the claims that this date heralded a "pole shift in consciousness".

End of the world predictions

We examine the prediction that the world would 'end' on 21 December 2012.

Occult Mysteries Study Course

In addition to the above articles and books, we have put together a STUDY COURSE which is intended to INTRODUCE seekers to the Divine Occult Mysteries. It is NOT a substitute for these Mysteries, which cannot be condensed into a few web pages. Nor can these Mysteries be learned in FULL without a qualified Teacher and many years of hard study, as we point out in so many of our articles.

But our course CAN acquaint you with the true facts of occult science and introduce you to the Ancient Wisdom which was taught in the genuine Mystery Schools of old. The next steps are up to you. But if you wish to learn more, then we will direct your steps to those who can help you do so. The course is free to study online in your own time at your own pace. It does not require registration or payment. No special qualifications are needed other than an open mind, a good understanding of English, and the ability to work HARD for your OWN advancement.

occult enigmas

Our course is adapted from a series of twelve talks, delivered to a group of students of the Divine Mysteries in London, in the last century. These talks were subsequently published in a rare and little-known book entitled Occult Enigmas by J Michaud PhD, which is now virtually unobtainable. The subjects covered in this Course, and the occult laws and principles they introduce to you, are exactly the same as those taught to the Students of the Mystery Schools of Greece and Egypt, thousands of years ago.

The aim of these Mystery Schools was threefold. Firstly to teach Students the true nature of Man and the Universe and the purpose of life on earth and elsewhere in God's Universe. Secondly, to provide Students with the knowledge of how to liberate themselves from the bonds of matter and return to the Divine Source. Thirdly, to teach the ways of true Service to our near and dear ones in particular, and humanity in general, so that each Student might become a fully-conscious power in the service of the Life, Light and Love of God.

Our Course also aims to dispel some of the misinformation we may find in the teachings of various modern mystery schools and teachers, who intentionally or unintentionally, distort and misrepresent the Ancient Wisdom by superimposing upon it the speculations of their own untrained minds. If you wish to reap the fullest PERSONAL benefit from this course, we suggest that you study no more than one article per week in the order they are listed below:

The path to the Light

Learning the meaning and truth of existence.

The Occult Jungle

Dangers for the unwary and inexperienced seeker.

Karma explained

Demystifying its doctrine and dogma.


The truth about reincarnation and previous lives.


Material and Spiritual evolution compared and explored.


The nature of intellect, instinct and intuition.

The Astral World

What it is and what it isn't.

Optimism versus  Faith

Why the two should never be confused.


What Magic, Mysticism, Occultism and Religion really are.


The science that unlocks the doors of Divine Wisdom.

Occult studies and meditation

Hints and tips for the sincere and serious occult student.

The Soul

What the 'soul' really is and how we should describe it.

Study tips and suggestions

During the course, you will be gradually introduced to the true laws and principles of Occult Science. Each article discusses one or more of these laws and principles, such as Karma, Reincarnation, Evolution, Intelligence, Magic and Alchemy.

Please read and study each article with your full attention. Do not be tempted to skip any articles, or jump from one to another. If you do this you will not see the full picture. After reading, you should silently meditate upon what you have read and try to get at the hidden sense behind the written words.

You may wish to make written notes as you study, so that you can easily refer back to any particular subject. Such note-keeping will also help to fix the main principles of the subjects discussed firmly in your mind.

When you have completed the full course—which should take no less than 12 weeks—and NOT before, you may wish to ask questions about the subjects discussed. You can do this by using our contact form. The notes you made as you went along should help you to keep your questions short and to the point.

It is entirely up to you whether you choose to accept the teachings of the Course or not, but in the degree that you are willing and capable of considering the subjects discussed with an open mind, you will benefit accordingly. Even if you disagree with us, you will have had the opportunity to enlarge your knowledge about many different subjects.

The authors of this website do not claim any mysterious predecessors, titles or qualifications. We do not promote any particular religion, creed or personal agenda. Nor are we selling anything for commercial gain. Our ONLY aim is to present the Ancient Wisdom which has been taught by all the great Teachers, Messengers and Philosophers of the past with clarity and simplicity. Wisdom that all may freely partake of according to the strength of their thirst for Truth and their capacity for understanding it. You can read more about us and our aims on our ABOUT page.

This page was last updated on 24 October 2014 — © Copyright

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