Israel Regardie: A Visionary Occultist Who Transformed the Golden Dawn

Israel Regardie (1907–1985) was a prolific occult author and practitioner who significantly contributed to the growth of contemporary Western esotericism. Regardie was a member of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, a mystical organization that greatly influenced the occult renaissance of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. As a young adult, he joined […]

The Golden Dawn: An Esoteric Society that Transformed Western Occultism

The late 19th-century mystical and esoteric society known as The Golden Dawn considerably influenced the growth of contemporary Western occultism. The Golden Dawn was devoted to studying and practicing different magical knowledge, such as astrology, tarot, alchemy, and Kabbalah. It was established in 1888 by three famous British Freemasons, William Wynn Westcott, Samuel Liddell MacGregor […]

Arthur Edward Waite: A Prominent Figure in Esotericism

Arthur Edward Waite was a well-known person in the tarot and esoteric communities. He was instrumental in establishing the Golden Dawn, a covert organization devoted to studying occultism and mystical traditions. Waite, a scholar and prolific writer born in 1857 made significant contributions to studying the occult that continue to influence contemporary Western esotericism. When […]