WRITERS CONFIRMED FOR THE FIRST ISSUE OF THE HERMETIC TABLET
Jake Stratton-Kent has been a goetic magician since 1972. His practical work integrates the magical papyri, italo-french grimoires in particular the Grimorium Verum and African traditional religions with a focus on Quimbanda and magia negra. His interest in magic spans the ancient, medieval, renaissance, and modern as well as stretching from the West to the Middle East and crucially, the New World. His scholarly approach is backed with a personal relationship with the spirits.
Mike Magee has written on occultism since the 1960s starting with a magazine called Azoth and then SOTHiS. A student of Kenneth Grant, Magee trained with English tantrik guru (and student of Aleister Crowley) Shri Gurudev Mahendranath. Magee was made a guru and given a charter to form a group which became the influential Arcane Magical Order of the Knights of Shambhala” (AMOOKOS) which was dedicated to bringing Tantra to the West. He has translated numerous Indi-an tantrik works and made them available to western students.
Sandra Tabatha Cicero is a Rosicrucian and a Martinist. She was initiated into the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn in 1983 and is one of the Chiefs. She is also the Chief of the Societas Rosicruciana in America. She is the author and illustrator of numerous esoteric books, some co-written with her husband Chic Cicero, including two Tarot decks.
Aaron Leitch is a senior member of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, a co-founder of the Sanctuary of Ma’at and a member of the Societas Magica. A scholar and spiritual seeker for over twenty years, his explorations led him to write several books and essays covering many fascinating areas of human spirituality, including the historical evolution of magic and its modern practice. The author of three seminal books on traditional evocation.
Christine Zalewski was trained by former members of the Golden Dawn Whare Ra temple, the last surviving group with direct lineage to the original Order. After forming her own influential Golden Dawn Order, she went on to write books on Golden Dawn Enochian Chess and Plant Alchemy. She is a trained homeopath and healer and her new edition of Enochian Chess will be published next year.
Nick Farrell is one of the Chiefs of the Magical Order of the Aurora Aurea which emphases magical development and inner traditions within the Golden Dawn system. He has worked with those who were members of the last Golden Dawn Order to close its doors, Whare Ra. Has been a member of Servants of the Light, a founder member of Pharos, and the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn in the United Kingdom. A writer and journalist, he has written a large number of books on magic, the Golden Dawn and its history.
Paola Farrell is one of the Chiefs of the Magical Order of the Aurora Aurea. She has been a member of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn and is a freelance illustrator having produced magical drawings for several Golden Dawn related books. Her artwork is also seen in the Hermetic Virtues magazine.
Jayne Gibson has been a student of the Western Mystery Tradition for over 20 years and is an Adept of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. She has been a member of this organisation for over 17 years and has been contributing to many different esoteric magazines on the subject of the art of ritual.
Samuel Scarborough is a Senior Adept of the Ordo Stella Matutina. He has practiced the Golden Dawn system of magic for nearly 20 years. His interests include ceremonial magic, Golden Dawn, alchemy, astrology, tarot, geomancy, and the Hermetic Arts in general. He is a regular contributor to the Journal of the Western Mystery Tradition with articles and book reviews.
Harry Wendrich is an adept of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn and a magical artist. With his wife Nicola they founded the Wendrich artHouse which publishes and releases their magical work. They are currently He has also released the Golden Dawn Temple Tarot deck.
Alex Sumner is a novelist and writer on the occult. He first began by writing non-fiction articles for the Journal of the Western Mystery Tradition. Alex is a practising ceremonial magician, and is a member of several reasonably secret magical, mystical and fraternal organisations.
Carman Lawrick (Frater IVC) is a Senior Computer Systems Analyst and teacher in Toronto, Canada, with over 40 years of experience in Hermetics, Traditional Wicca and Vajrayana Buddhism. As Mer-Amun he is known for his contribution to the 1982 publication of Wicca The Ancient Way. As a writer and teacher of both software and Western Mysteries, his passion is to break down technical terms into every-day life experiences.
Bro. Yeheshua Netzach is an adept of a Hermetic Temple in Los Angeles. He studied in Philosophical Research Society. He is a student of Rosicrucianism. He is a native of Mexico and was raised in Los Angeles.
Steve Nichols Posthuman polytheist with his own theory of mind. Launched Enochian Chess in 1982 with help from Prince Charles and Regardie. Started Prytania Occult magazine and wrote for Prediction, and other mgs, did psychic fairs circuit, OTO talks and ran MENSA Occult SIG. MSc neural computation and started Posthuman.org(anisation) in 1988. Expert on the Ancient Egyptian game of Zenet and Ithell Colquhoun’s psychomorphological magick. Emblematist, Cryptographer, initiate of Tibetan tantra, publisher of Taro 4 Worlds. Currently working on film about WBY Keltic Enochian chess.
Alfonso Ricca is a member of the Magical Order of the Aurora Aurea. He is also a senior member of the Abode of the Lion, an Astral Warrior House. He is a Ph.D. and an expert in ancient oriental languages and he used this knowledge to study and translate texts of great esoteric interest. A scholar of traditional Chinese medicine, currently he is trying to study the occult anatomy of the human being by comparing kabbalistic and Taoist texts.
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