Transcendence Directory is a project offering curated listings across a wide range of Western esotericism, practices, traditions, modalities, and research.
Ancient Cultures & History

Amarna Project
The Amarna Project seeks to explorethe ancient Egyptian city of Amarna and its historical context, reservewhat is left of it, promote study and recording of its history,archaeology and traditional life.

Ancient Egypt Magazine
AncientEgypt is a bimonthly magazine, written by experts in the field ofEgyptology, that covers the latest news, discoveries, excavations andresearch on the history of Egypt from predynastic times.

Ancient Egypt Research Associates (AERA)
AncientEgypt Research Association (AERA) aims to advance archaeologicalresearch, conservation, and training in Egypt, with a focus on ancientsettlement and the archaeology of the Giza Pyramids Plateau.

Ancient Egypt: the Mythology
AncientEgypt: the Mythology is dedicated to providing the most detailed andaccurate information about the gods, goddesses and religious beliefs ofthe ancient Egyptian people.

Ancient Mesopotamia, The History, Our History
AncientMesopotamia: This History, Our History aims to disseminate knowledgeand awareness of the ancient Mesopotamian collection of the OrientalInstitute Museum of the University of Chicago.

Ancient Mesopotamian Gods and Goddesses
AncientMesopotamian Gods and Goddesses is an online resource designed forindependent learning, in particular for undergraduate students, as partof the Open Richly Annotated Cuneiform Corpus (ORACC).

Ancient World Mysteries
AncientWorld Mysteries is dedicated to exploring and discussing the advancedglobal civilization that once existed, its spiritual and scientificsuperiority, and the ways it has been hidden until now.

Avalon Mystery School
TheAvalon Mystery School is a website dedicated to Western esoteric wisdomand, in particular, Celtic magical traditions. Its creator is MaraFreeman. She offers articles, books, retreats and courses.

CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts
CELT,the Corpus of Electronic Texts, is Ireland's longest running humanitiescomputing project. It brings the wealth of Irish literary andhistorical culture to you on the Internet for all interested.

Celtic Council of Australia
TheCeltic Council was formed as a peak body for Celtic communityorganizations. It publishes an academic journal, in cooperation withCeltic Studies at University of Sydney—The Australian Celtic Journal.

Celtic Women International
CelticWomen International (CWI) is a non-profit membership organizationdedicated to recognizing the contribution that Celtic women have made tothe world. CWI is governed by an elected board of directors.

Celtica (DIAS)
Celticais the School of Celtic Studies’ peer-reviewed journal. It coverslinguistics, literature, manuscript studies, textual criticism, history,law, dialect studies and onomastics.

Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative
CuneiformDigital Library Initiative (CDLI) and the CDLI:wiki are collaborativeprojects by universities and research teams in different countries toresearch the ancient near east and cuneiform texts.

Digital Egypt for Universities
DigitalEgypt for Universities is an online archive of over 3300 pages plus 3Dreconstructions of 14 archeological sites as part of a project byUniversity College London and the Petrie Museum.

Egypt Study Society (ESS)
TheEgypt Study Society (ESS) is an organization for people who areinterested in ancient Egypt. ESS programs include lectures, slide andvideo presentations, seminars, and hands on workshops.

Egyptian Mythology for Smart People
Egyptianmythology contained a compelling and nuanced worldview of greatphilosophical depth that addressed fundamental, timeless existentialconcerns. This site discusses the myths of ancient Egypt.

Éigse: A Journal of Irish Studies
Éigseis devoted to the cultivation of a wide range of research in the fieldof Irish language and literature, showcasing unpublished texts in proseand verse ranging from Old Irish down to the modern.

Encyclopedia Mythica
Withover 7000 articles, Encyclopedia Mythica contains information on manydifferent mythologies from across the world. However, their Greek andRoman mythology sections are the fullest and most popular.

Experience Ancient Egypt
EAEis an online platform bringing the magic and mystery of ancient Egyptright to your screen. See ancient Egypt through the eyes of a local,Mai, who creates videos and articles about Egyptian history, mythology,art, culture and more.

Foundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies (FAMSI)
TheFoundation for the Advancement of Mesoamerican Studies, Inc. (FAMSI)has been dedicated to research and online collaboration on pre-Columbianstudies of ancient cultures over the past two decades.

Gaelic Matters
GaelicMatters is a website that talks about Gaelic Scotland and Ireland,including information on the languages, symbols, religion, festivals,customs, traditions, sports, music, food and more.

Greek Mythology
GreekMythology.comis a website that has been online since 1997. It contains informationon ancient Greek gods and goddesses, the Olympians, myths, and theTitans, as well as pictures and book resources.

Hellenistic Astrology Website
Hellenisticastrology is a tradition of Greco-Roman astrology that originated inthe Mediterranean region sometime around the 1st century BCE, and waspracticed until approximately the 7th century.

IMBAS Archive
IMBAS(pronounced 'im-bus') is an Old Irish word meaning 'poeticinspiration'. IMBAS was an organization that promotes the spiritual pathof Senistrognata, the ancestral customs of the Celtic peoples.

Khemit School of Ancient Mysticism—TheKhemit School of Ancient Mysticism—is an open forum, with freemembership, for all who wish to learn, teach, research and share abouteverything relating to Khemit (Egypt).

Kmt Journal
Kmt,A Modern Journal of Ancient Egypt, is an English-language periodicaldevoted to articles on the 3,000 year history, culture, intriguingpersonalities, art and architecture of ancient Egypt.

Living Maya Time
LivingMaya Time is a website dedicated to showcasing the history, culture andtraditions of the Maya people of Mesoamerica. Today, there are morethan seven million Maya living all over the world.

Maya Exploration Center
MayaExploration Center (MEC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to thestudy of the ancient Maya civilization. MEC's website offers variouseducational and informational materials and resources.

Medea’s Lair
Medea'sLair is a website dedicated to all things Greek Mythology. There isalso a section on Roman mythology from Imperial Rome and the RomanRepublic. Readers can email the writer to request myths.

Mesoamerica Center
TheMesoamerica Center is an interdisciplinary organization at theUniversity of Texas (UT) that aims to facilitate knowledge, learning andunderstanding about the ancient indigenous cultures of Mesoamerica.

Mesowebis a website devoted to the exploration of the Mesoamerican cultures inwhat is now Mexico and adjacent Central America, including the Olmec,Zapotec, Mixtec, Teotihuacan, Toltec, Aztec, and Maya.

Museo Egizio (Egyptian Museum in Turin)
TheMuseo delle Antichità Egizie is the only museum other than the CairoMuseum that is dedicated solely to Ancient Egypt. As Champollionfamously wrote, “The road to Memphis and Thebes passes through Turin”.

New World Celts
TheNew World Celts is a platform that promotes Celtic history and culture.Its archive showcases histories of the Celts in the New World alongwith references to their roots and culture in the old.

Northern Antiquarian
TheNorthern Antiquarian (TNA) is an educational nonprofit organizationthat engages people of all backgrounds on the rich diversity ofprehistoric and early Christian remains in the British Isles.

Perseus Digital Library
ThePerseus Digital Library is a project that aims to make as many of theclassical texts as possible readily available online to everyone. Itfocuses on classical Greek, Latin and Arabic texts.

Richard Cassaro
RichardCassaro researches and writes about different archaeological evidencethat points to a highly advanced “Lost Civilization” that flourished in aremote age older than recorded time.

Sacred Texts: Sumerian Mythology
TheSacred Texts Sumerian Mythology archive contains the writing of SamuelNoah Kramer, who spent most of his life studying ancient Sumerianliterature, by piecing together clay tablets in museums.

Sumerian Language Page
Sumerian.orgis one of the oldest online resources on the ancient Sumerian language,written and maintained by John A. Halloran. It has been online since1996 and last updated in 2013.

Theban Mapping Project
Sinceits founding in 1978, the Theban Mapping Project (TMP), which is nowbased at the American University in Cairo, has been working on acomprehensive archaeological database of Thebes.

Theoi Greek Mythology and Gods
TheTheoi Project profiles deities and creatures of Greek Mythology onseparate pages, with encyclopedia summaries, quotations from ancientGreek and Roman texts, and illustrations from ancient art.

Timeless Myths
TimelessMyths is a website that covers classical, Norse and Celtic mythologiesas well as Arthurian legends. Celtic myths on this website arecategorized as Celtic Cycles, Otherworld and Warrior Society.


British Druid Order
The British Druid Order isconcerned with rekindling the sacred fires of Druidry as a living,breathing, animistic, shamanistic, life-affirming, Earth-honoringspirituality for the 21st century.

Cat Treadwell
CatTreadwell is a Druid living in England. She is a ritual celebrant andmultifaith worker and author of ‘A Druid’s Tale’ and ‘Facing theDarkness‘, as well as a volunteer for The Druid Network.

Down the Forest Path
Downthe Forest Path is a Druidry blog by author, poet and singer Joanna vander Hoeven. She writes about Druidry and Paganism on her site and haswritten many books on the topic. She serves her community through herwork as a solitary Druid.

Druid Life
Lived Druidry, philosophy, bardic inspiration, meditation, green living and radical thinking, plus book reviews.

Druid Magazine
DruidMagazine is the Order of Bards, Ovates & Druids member publicationfor the Americas. It features articles, stories, reviews, artistry, andopinion pieces from around the world.

Druid Network
TheDruid Network aims to facilitate Druidry as a religion by connectingindividuals and groups together, coordinating efforts and initiatives,and actively interfacing with public bodies and the media.

Order of WhiteOak
TheOrder of WhiteOak's mission is to discuss the lessons of history, tostudy the Brehon Laws of Ireland, the Celtic Mythological Cycles andWisdom Texts, and to apply them to contemporary Druidic practice.

Penny Billington
PennyBillington, a published author, is a Druid of twenty years practicalexperience, trained by the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids, and is theeditor of their magazine, Touchstone.

Esoteric Publications

Acorn Guild Press
Acorn Guild Press—an independentpublishing company based in the Pacific Northwest, USA—publishes selectbooks on nature studies, alternative spirituality, folklore, and relatedsubjects.

Archai: The Journal of Archetypal Cosmology
Archai,The Journal of Archetypal Cosmology, is an academic journal thatexplores significant correlations between cyclical alignments of theplanets and the archetypal patterns of human experience.

Aries: Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism
Ariesis the first professional academic journal specifically devoted to aneglected but now rapidly developing new domain of research in thehumanities, usually referred to as "Western Esotericism".

Avalonia’sbooks span many realms from arcane to ethereal. The company is based inGlastonbury, England, and specializes in the history of magic(k),religion, folk magic(k), ancient gods and goddesses and other topicspertaining to the occult.

Azoth Press
AzothPress is a publisher of limited edition books by practicing magiciansfor the practicing magician with a standard of knowledge influenced byyears of dedicated occult study and magical experience.

Bardic Press
BardicPress is a publisher of books on early Christianity, Sufi poetry,Gnosticism, the Fourth Way, and Celtic and other mythology, Irishinterest, Songs of Joy and Sorrow by A.M. Ashford and others.

Christopher Wallis (Tantrik Studies)
ChristopherWallis is a scholar of yogic and tantric traditions. His book, TantraIlluminated, teaches readers the spiritual tradition of TantricShaivism. His site features popular articles about spirituality,enlightenment and philosophy.

Clavis: Journal of Occult Arts, Letters and Experience
Clavisis a journal of the advanced occult disciplines, co-produced bypublishers Ouroboros Press and Three Hands Press, and serving asophisticated esoteric community of scholars and practitioners.

Correspondences: Online Journal for the Academic Study of Western Esotericism
Correspondencesis an international, peer-reviewed online journal devoted to theacademic study of Western esotericism and publishing works of a highacademic standard.

Culture & Cosmos: Journal for the History of Astrology and Cultural Astronomy
Culture& Cosmos is a peer-reviewed academic journal published on thehistory of astrology and cultural astronomy. It welcomes submissionscontaining original research on a wide range of topics.

Dennis William Hauck
DennisWilliam Hauck is a recognized leader in the emerging field ofconsciousness studies and has contributed to a number of related fieldssuch as the scientific study of mystical experiences, with particularemphasis on Western alchemy as a spiritual path.

Esoterica: Journal of Western Esotericism
Primarilysponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research and GraduateStudies at MSU, Esoterica was a peer-reviewed academic journal devotedto the transdisciplinary study of Western esotericism.

Fulguris an independent esoteric publishing company, established in the UK in1992. The publisher works with artists and writers to offer itsproducts directly to the public. The books discuss esotericism in visualculture.

Hadean Press
HadeanPress is seated in the UK and was founded in 2008. The company producesbooks, pamphlets and journals in limited, hand-bound and standardeditions. Dozens of esoteric titles are offered for sale on the site.

Imagier Publishing
ImagierPublishing is a publisher based in the UK dedicated to making availablecontemporary and past work about the streams of spirituality that haveinspired Western culture and civilization.

Immanence: The Journal of Applied Mythology, Legend and Folktale
Immanencewas founded in 2015 by depth psychologist and graduate mythologyteacher Craig Chalquist, Ph.D., to provide a forum for exploring howmyth, legend, and folklore appear and reappear today.

Inner Traditions
Startedback in 1975 in a small office in New York City, Inner Traditions •Bear & Company now has 11 imprints and as of 2011 more than 1200titles in print across a wide and eclectic range of esoteric subjects.

Ixaxaar Publications
IxaxaarPublications' focus is on the Necrosophic-Qayinite and Qliphothictradition, traditional witchcraft, folk-sorcery, ceremonial magic,Goetia, alchemy, Vamachara tantra, and Gnosticism.

John Michael Greer
JohnMichael Greer of The Well of Galabes is past Grand Archdruid of theAncient Order of Druids in America and current head of the DruidicalOrder of the Golden Dawn. He is the author of over 30 books.

Journal of the Western Mystery Tradition
TheJournal of the Western Mystery Tradition was an electronic magazinepublished bi-annually every equinox by a non-profit, volunteer stafffrom 2001 to 2014 covering many topics in the Western Mysteries.

Kerubim Press
KerubimPress is an independent publisher of occult books, based in Dublin.They publish books on a variety of esoteric topics, from ceremonialmagic to paganism, with a focus on high quality content.

Llewellyn Worldwide
Asthe world's oldest and largest independent publisher of books for body,mind, and spirit, Llewellyn strives to bring readers the very best inesoteric and metaphysical books and resources.

Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft—University of Pennsylvania Press Journals
Apeer-reviewed scholarly journal, Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft drawsfrom a broad spectrum of perspectives, methods and disciplines, offeringa wide geographical scope and chronological range.

Nephilim Press
NephilimPress is a publisher that specializes in the rare and unique subjectareas of the occult and arcane, that many major publishing companiesconsider too controversial to print.

Odroerir: The Heathen Journal
Odroeriris a downloadable journal dedicated to developing, fostering, anddistributing scholastic literature regarding the various pre-Christianreligious traditions and cultures of Northern Europe.

Ouroboros Press
OuroborosPress publishes classic texts from Western Esotericism for use inlibraries and laboratories. The site aims to provide esoteric literatureto students and scholars alike at an affordable price.

Pomegranate: International Journal of Pagan Studies
ThePomegranate is the first International, peer-reviewed journal of Paganstudies. It provides a forum for papers, essays and symposia on bothancient and contemporary Pagan religious practices.

Red Wheel Weiser Books
WeiserBooks has a long history as publishers of esoteric, occult teachingsfrom traditions all around the world and throughout time: Metaphysics,magick, tarot, Eastern and Western mystery traditions.

Rubedo Press
RubedoPress is an esoteric publisher based in Seattle, Washington. Publishedmaterial ranges from classical to contemporary and are actively workingto translate ancient occult texts into English.

Scarlet Imprint
ScarletImprint is a publisher of contemporary occult works, Western magicaltradition, witchcraft, African Diaspora religions and poetry centeringon esotericism. The publishing company was founded in 2007 and has grownconsiderably since their outset.

Skylight Press
SkylightPress is a small, independent British publisher based in Cheltenhamspecializing in occultism and the Western Mystery Tradition, along withliterary fiction and poetry, history and horticulture.

Starfire Publishing
StarfirePublishing was founded in 1986 in the UK. The focus of theirpublication is Thelema, with a specialization in the Draconian orTyphonian traditions. The publisher sells new writings, art work andrare and limited edition books.

Stone Circle Press
StoneCircle Press publishes books on ancestral wisdom, ecomysticism,rewilding, Gaelic reconstructionism, Celtic spirituality, matriarchalstudies, sacred geometry, labyrinth studies, and more.

Theion Publishing
TheionPublishing is a fine edition press founded in 2011 in Germany.Publications promote the most prominent voices in esotericism, occultismand Gnostic spirituality to an audience of informed readers.

Thoth Publications
In1988 Thoth Publications began publishing esoteric titles for themagical and specialist market. With over 20 years in the publishingbusiness, they now have many titles and celebrated authors.

Three Hands Press
ThreeHands Press is a publishing company whose works center on the occult,metaphysical literature and works to promote the contemporary offeringsof esoteric practitioners, artists and scholars.

Xoanon Publishing
XoanonPublishing was founded to serve as the sole publisher of CultusSabbati, a closed-circle initiatory magic practitioner group. Thegroup’s publications are based on ongoing initiatory tradition, andreaders are encouraged to self-educate using the materials available onthe site.

Ecclesia Pistis Sophia—The Sophia Fellowship
Theonline community of Ecclesia Pistis Sophia/Sophian Gnostic tradition, isdedicated to the teachings and practices of a living tradition ofGnostic Christianity—a western path to Enlightenment.

Gnostic Archive
TheGnosis Archive,, offers a vast collection of primary textsand resources relating to Gnosticism and the Gnostic Tradition, bothancient and modern.

Gnostic NYC
GnosticNYCis a non-profit organization that works to promote the study andpractice of Gnosticism in the Greater New York City area.


Adam McLean’s Alchemy Website
This AlchemyWebsite on is organized by Adam McLean, the well-knownauthority on alchemical texts and symbolism, author and publisher ofover 50 books on alchemical and Hermetic ideas.

A.M.O.R.C. (Europe, Middle East, Africa)
Throughthe Rosicrucian teachings of AMORC UK, people gain specific knowledge ofmetaphysics, mysticism, philosophy, psychology, parapsychology, andscience not taught by conventional education or traditional religions.

Hermetic Library
TheHermetic Library is one of the most comprehensive and popular resourcesthat archives, engages and encourages the living Western EsotericTradition, Hermeticism, and Aleister Crowley's Thelema.

Hermetic Resource Site
TheHermetic Resource Site is the outer vehicle of Miklogard, centered atthe crossroads of Europe and Asia. Miklogard is an old Nordic name forIstanbul, meaning central enclosure or garden.

Inner Garden Foundation
The Inner GardenFoundation's website includes information on lab alchemy, inner alchemyand body alchemy. They also host workshops, produce publications,maintain a library and study groups.

Institute for Hermetic Studies
The Institute forHermetic Studies maintains a complete working curriculum in HermeticArts and Sciences, Qabala, Alchemy, Rosicrucianism, Martinism, and theHermetic Order of the Golden Dawn.

Restorers of Alchemical Manuscripts Society (RAMS)
Thegoal of the RAMS was to obtain copies of limited editions of ancientAlchemical manuscripts, tracts, printed works and other such materials.From these, certain items are selected for restoration.

Rosicrucian Fellowship—An Association of Christian Mystics
TheRosicrucian Fellowship aims to spread the gospel and heal the sick bymaking the Western Wisdom Teachings available through books and homestudy courses to all who are willing to receive them.

Magic(K) & Occultism

Aaron Leitch
Aaron Leitch has been a scholar andspiritual seeker for over two decades. He is a member of the HermeticOrder of the Golden Dawn and the academic Societas Magica.

Adept Initiates
Theouroboros of occult philosophy and self-initiation. The Adept Initiatesstudy Hermetics, esotericism, gnosis, symbolism, archaeology, ancientmysteries, sacred science, and metaphysics.

Aiwass Study Group NYC
Inthe tradition of the old Mystery Schools, the Aiwass Study Group isoffering sincere and interested individuals the opportunity to explorethe concepts and practices of Thelema.

Alex Sumner
AlexSumner is a blogger and writer who published non-fiction articles inthe Journal of the Western Mystery Tradition. His focus is on theHermetic qabalah, astrology, tarot, alchemy, the Golden Dawn, andmagick.

Ancient and Honourable Order of the Golden Dawn, Ireland
TheGolden Dawn has had a long history in Ireland, including many originalIrish members such as poet W.B. Yeats, Maud Gonne and George Pollexfen.This tradition continues in the temple operating in Dublin.

Avalon Mystery School
TheAvalon Mystery School is a website dedicated to Western esoteric wisdomand, in particular, Celtic magical traditions. Its creator is MaraFreeman. She offers articles, books, retreats and courses.

Blazing Star Oasis–Ordo Templi Orientis
BlazingStar Oasis is a chartered body of Ordo Templi Orientis, a fraternalorganization dedicated to the promulgation of the Law of Thelema asheralded by The Book of the Law, received by Aleister Crowley.

Blog of Baphomet
TheBlog of Baphomet is a blog by magicians as a space to describe theirliving experience of magick in a way that is informed by manytraditions, but not to be limited to any one style of occultism.

Blue Flame Magick
BlueFlame Magick is a multi-discipline occult blog. It is an extension andcombination of the blogger Kalagni’s personal occult blog, magickalcareer and reflections on the occult community.

Brotherhood of the Eternal Light
TheBrotherhood of the Eternal Light is a genuine, international, fullycontacted Mystery school. It recognizes the Society of the Inner Lightand the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn as its roots.

Builders of the Adytum (B.O.T.A.) a modern Mystery School. Adytum is the Greek word for Inner Shrineor Holy of Holies. Members of the Order aspire to build the InnerTemple, to construct the Holy of Holies within.

Contemporary Esotericism Research Network (ContERN)
ContERNis an international network for scholars working on esotericism in thecontemporary world. It organizes conferences, conference panels,scholarly publications, and maintains an online presence.

Core Spirit–Where Science Meets Esoterica
CoreSpirit is a blog and online directory with practitioners andinformation on alternative and natural medicine; myth, magic andspirituality; and technology for health and wellness.

Crucible Club
TheCrucible Club, inspired by the early 1900’s group of the same name, wasformed for the private study of the mysteries, inviting all seriousapplicants who seek to discover the magick of their lives and revealtheir true selves.

Dragon Rouge
DragonRouge is an esoteric society interested in philosophy, psychology,religion, science and culture. As esotericists they aim to achieveindividuation, autonomy and creativity.

Esoteric College
EsotericCollege is fully affiliated with the Association of BritishCorrespondence Colleges. All courses are taught by Maria Wheatley on apersonal level with written material and Skype lessons.

Esoteric Online
Consciousnessexpansion as a whole is truly about community, and the spreading ofideas. It is the intended goal that Esoteric Online could be the typeplatform where these aspects are expressed freely.

European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism
TheEuropean Society for the Study of Western Esotericism was establishedin 2005 to advance the academic study of the various manifestations ofWestern esotericism from late antiquity to the present.

Exeter Centre for the Study of Esotericism
Thepurpose of the Exeter Centre for the Study of Esotericism is to fosteradvanced research into historical and comparative aspects of theesoteric traditions from the Hellenistic period to the present.

Fellowship of Isis
TheFellowship of Isis is a peaceful society that has members worldwidefrom all cultures, races and religions. It honors the good in all faithsand the Divine Feminine in all of Her forms.

Frater Barrabbas Tiresius
FraterBarrabbas Tiresius is an author, witch, practitioner of ritual magick,past member of the OTO, gnostic bishop, founder of Order of the GnosticStar, musician, artist, ritual ordeal craftmaster.

Frater Yechidah
FraterYechidah has written extensively on occult topics, including articlesfor Hidden Spirit, Hermetic Virtues, and The Gnostic. He is the authorof Enochian Magic in Theory and Enochian Magic in Practice.

Fraternity of the Hidden Light
Themembers of the Fraternity of the Hidden Light are a diverse group ofsincere spiritual aspirants, women and men, dedicated to personal growthand expression of the true self.

Gods and Radicals
Godsand Radicals is a registered non-profit pagan anti-capitalistpublisher. The name comes from a presentation on anti-capitalism andpaganism by Alley Valkyrie and Rhyd Wildermuth.

Grey Necromancer’s Journal
TheGrey Necromancer is a Canadian blogger and student of anthropology,religion and philosophy. He is also an Irish polytheist and researcherof folklore, mythology, legends and the occult.

Dreamfleshis a blog by Gyrus, where he expresses his interest in mind/body,spirit/matter dualism. He writes about subjects such as altered states,archaic consciousness, prehistoric art and shamanism.

Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn
TheGolden Dawn was designed by its founders to be an Hermetic Societydedicated to the philosophical, spiritual, and psychic evolution ofhumanity. Though not a religion, it uses religious imagery.

Hermetic Order of the Temple of Starlight
TheHermetic Order of the Temple of Starlight is a temple of the WesternMystery Tradition where men and women who seek enlightenment, liberationand self-actualization work together in mixed lodges.

International College of Thelema
TheInternational College of Thelema is a non-profit religious andeducational organization based on the principles of Thelema. It wasfounded in service to the A∴A∴, under warrant from Phyllis Seckler.

Irish Order of Thelema
TheIrish Order of Thelema has drawn from the historical and magicaltraditions of Ireland synthesizing them with the precepts of the Law ofThelema to create a new and unique order.

Jason Miller’s Strategic Sorcery
JasonMiller's Strategic Sorcery is a blog about practical magic to helppeople gain measurable success in their spiritual, financial and lovelives. It is real magic that works in the real world.

John Dee Society
TheJohn Dee Society's primary purpose is to produce a standard edition ofthe published and unpublished works of Elizabethan England's greatpolymath, antiquarian and magus Dr. John Dee.

John Michael Greer
JohnMichael Greer of The Well of Galabes is past Grand Archdruid of theAncient Order of Druids in America and current head of the DruidicalOrder of the Golden Dawn. He is the author of over 30 books.

Magicka School
MagickaSchool gives people Western magical training based on decades ofexperience and ten years of online teaching. The school's courses authoris Marcus Katz and the editor of Portal Magazine is Brina Katz.

Minoan Brotherhood
TheMinoan Brotherhood is a men's initiatory tradition of the Craftcelebrating life, men loving men, and magic in a primarily Cretancontext, also some Aegean and Ancient Near Eastern mythology.

MoonCast Magick
MoonCastMagick is a blog that will feature lessons and posts about the practiceof magick, magickal technique and practice. The author plans to includeessays relating to occult topics in general as well.

Network for the Study of Esotericism in Antiquity
TheNetwork for the Study of Esotericism in Antiquity is a group associatedwith the European Society for the Study of Western Esotericism. Thewebsite is a source for information and resources concerning ancientesotericism.

Nick Farrell
Nickis the author of Making Talismans, which has turned out to be anesoteric classic. He also wrote Magical Pathworking, The Druidic Orderof Pendragon (with Colin Robertson), Gathering the Magic and EgyptianShaman.

Occult Mysteries
Theanonymous authors of Occult Mysteries have studied occult science formore than forty years and now aim to share the plethora of informationgathered for anyone genuinely interested in learning.

Occult Resource
OccultResource's objective is to find, point to and provide a brief insightinto quality occult, esoteric and metaphysical resources and news thatare scattered over the web and difficult to find.

Open Source Order of the Golden Dawn
TheOpen Source Order of the Golden Dawn is a community of magickalpractitioners, mostly of Pagan background, who have gathered to work theGolden Dawn System.

Order of the Gnostic Star
TheOrder of the Gnostic Star is an organization dedicated to the study andmastery of ritual magick as within a general framework of the WesternMystery Tradition; however, there is no hierarchy of chiefs, grand lodgeor ruling body.

Order of the Hermetic Rose
TheOrder of the Hermetic Rose is an association of individuals pursuingpractices and studies in the Western Mysteries. Founder KateWarwick-Smith is an initiate of several Western Mystery traditions.

Ordo Templi Orientis (O.T.O.)
TheOrder of the Temple of the Orient, or, as it is sometimes rendered, theOrder of the Oriental Templars, is an outer Thelemic order dedicated tothe purpose of securing the liberty of the individual.

Ordo Aurum Solis
Thethree pillars of the Ogdoadic Tradition that form the basis used byinitiates of Aurum Solis are: Theurgy (High Magick), Philosophy(Meditation & Contemplation), & Theology (Ascent toward Beauty).

Ordo Stella Matutina
TheOrdo Stella Matutina (OSM) is a fully established Hermetic orderworking within the Golden Dawn and Rosicrucian tradition. It is governedby its three chiefs (Imperator, Praemonstrator, Cancellarius).

Ordo Sunyata Vajra
OrdoSunyata Vajra, the Order of the Adamantine Void, is a vehicle of theStellar Gnosis of Thelema, expressing the deep roots of the Aeon of theCrowned and Conquering Child.

Ordo Templi Astartes
OrdoTempli Astartes's emphasis is on doing magick: summoning spirits tovisible appearance in the dark mirror and bringing down gods and angelsto illuminate crystal orbs in order to communicate with them.

Ordo Templi Orientis USA Grand Lodge
TheU.S. Grand Lodge is the governing body of the Ordo Templi Orientis inthe United States. It is the most populous and active branch of O.T.O.,with many local bodies spread throughout the country.

Patrick Dunn
PatrickDunn, author of Postmodern Magic: The Art of Magic in the InformationAge, provides a postmodern perspective on an ancient practice byapproaching magical theory from an information paradigm.

Phil Hine
In2008 Phil Hine of was trying to get his head around thetantric principle of tattvas—and, trying to approach the problem from adifferent angle.

Philosophical Research Society
ThePhilosophical Research Society, founded by Manly Palmer Hall in 1934,is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to provide resources forthe study and research of the world’s wisdom literature.

Quareia—A New School of Magic
Quareiais an internet-based school offering a free course with the full rangeand depth of traditional magical training. Courses are offered for thosewith no experience with magic and will guide the apprentice through tothe potential of being an adept.

Rosae Rubeae et Aureae Crucis
TheR.R. et A.C. is associated with Aspirants to Light, a fellowship of menand women who are free in the conventional (or social) sense of theword, and are seeking an unconventional greater freedom withinthemselves.

Rune Soup
RuneSoup is a blog and podcast about practical sorcery, entheogens,synchronicities, UFOs, ‘alternative’ history, career guidance, graphicnovels, the future of media, probability, divination.

Sacred Magic
Sacred Magic is an online platformthat offers paid courses and webinars on White Magic and the Magic ofthe Watchers—the thirty three oldest stars in the Universe withunimaginable spiritual might.

Sacred Other
TheSacred Other is the blog of Scott K. Smith, a healer, witch, priest inthe Temple of Witchcraft and artist in Southern California with 25 yearsof meditation, occult, magickal and healing practice.

Scott Lowther
ScottLowther of the Hermit Crab blog has been a student of Western mysteriesand philosophies, ancient to present since 1988. He works as anindependently contracted mineral and land resources agent.

Servants of the Light
TheServants of the Light (SOL) is a modern-day school of the WesternMystery Tradition, offering supervised occult training in person and bycorrespondence.

Societas Magica
SocietasMagica is a community for scholars interested in the study of magic.The group has regular discussions concerning the history of magic, itspractice, both its positive and negative aspects through history andserves as a platform for the exchange of ideas.

Spiral Nature Magazine
Establishedin 2000, Spiral Nature‘s history is the product of several successivewebsites dealing with similar themes of alternative spiritualities,practical magick, and exploring occulture.

Studio Arcanis
StudioArcanis is an advanced online forum for dedicated practitioners ofoccult studies and practices such as Enochian magic, grimoire tradition,planetary and angel magic, witchcraft and others.

T. Thorn Coyle
T.Thorn Coyle writes books and agitates for justice. Thorn is happy to becalled she or they, though will answer to he as well. Meanwhile, she ishoping for a world with adequate non-gendered pronouns.

Taylor Ellwood
TaylorEllwood, an author of practical occultism, started experimenting withmagic when he started practicing at 16. He was and is driven by aninsatiable curiosity to see what he can do with magic and this sitereflects that curiosity.

Temple of Ascending Flame
Templeof Ascending Flame was founded as a gate to the Draconian Current, frominspiration received from Lucifer and Draconian Gods, and in responseto those who wished to walk the Path of the Dragon.

Temple of Set
TheTemple of Set is a fraternal occult organization that provides anenvironment in which individuals discover, pursue and realize theirpurpose and destiny. "Xeper" is the willed unfolding of individualpotential.

Temple of Thelema
Templeof Thelema is a true Outer Order of the Greater Mysteries, providingceremonial initiation; structured training; and regular group work, inconformity with the principles of The Book of the Law.

Temple of Thelema Forum
TheTemple of Thelema Forum is an online space where members can discusstopics such as Thelema, Qabbalah, Magick, Mysticism, Initiation,Meditation, Dream Interpretation, Tarot and more.

Thelemapedia, The Encyclopedia of Thelema and Magick
Thelemapediais a collaborative Wiki project relating to Thelema, a philosophicalschool of thought created by Aleister Crowley. The site featureshundreds of wiki articles covering magick, yoga, god-forms, religion andmany other topics.

Wizard Forums
WizardForums is an online forum with over 8,000 members and over 300,000posts. Topic groups include occult tutorials and eBooks, meditation,spirituality, rituals and spells, vampirism and others.

Norse Studies & Runes
American Asatru Association
The American AsatruAssociation operates in North America, and actively works to incorporateHeathenistic values into modern, American life. The group aims tocreate an inclusive environment where focuses lie on the lore ofpre-Christian Europe.

Asatru Folk Assembly
TheAsatru Folk Assembly is a religious organization concerned withpreserving the tradition of the Scandinavian/Germanic and Celtic peoplesof ancient Europe. Members enjoy planned events to usher in thechanging of the seasons.

Icelandic Saga Database
TheIcelandic Saga Database is an online resource dedicated to the digitalpublication of a large body of medieval literature which forms thefoundation of the Icelandic literary tradition.

Norroena Society
TheNorroena Society works to restore the lore of ancient Northern Europeto its pure form, before Christian influence and repackaging over thelast several hundred years. A large collection of research is availableto read on the website.

Norse Mythology Blog
TheNorse Mythology Blog provides original articles and interviews on Norsemyth and religion and features projects that estimate current numbersof adherents of the modern iteration of Norse religion.

Norse Mythology for Smart People
NorseMythology for Smart People provides reliable, well-documentedinformation on the fascinating mythology and religion of theNorse/Germanic peoples. The creator of the website is Daniel McCoy.

Rune Path
RunePath is a UK-based Runology study course. A distance-learning course isoffered to those desiring to understand the ancient and powerful magicof The Runes. The website is authored by Michael Conneely, anOxford-educated author.

Foundedby Edred Thorsson in 1980, the Rune-Gild is an initiatory schooldevoted to the esoteric and exoteric study of the runes, the holymysteries at the heart of ancient Germanic culture.

The Troth
TheTroth is a Pennsylvania-based Heathen organization founded to seek,know and honor the Gods and values of the ancient Germanic Heathentraditions. The organization exists to very non-discriminatorilycelebrate the ancient cultural heritage.
Alison Leigh Lilly
Described by readers as rich,thoughtful, deeply reflective, fearless, honest and “some of the bestwriting in the Pagan blogging field,” Holy Wild by Alison Leigh Lillyhas become one of the most popular Druid blogs online.

Appalachian Pagan Ministry
AppalachianPagan Ministry is a pan-pagan ministry devoted to building an engaged,passionate, and spiritually fulfilled community of people from allbackgrounds and faiths. Working In Unity for the Greater Community.

Caitlín & John Matthews
HallowQuest is home to authors Caitlín and John Matthews. Their work includesbooks about mythology, magic, tarot, shamanism and a host of othertopics. Workshops are held to explore the various Western Mysteries.

Cherry Hill Seminary
CherryHill Seminary is an online education organization specializing in Paganand Nature-Based spiritualties. Courses are offered to further one’sability to lead, minister, educate and continue on a path of spiritualpersonal growth.

Hellenionis a Hellenic polytheist organization that began online with the intentof drawing together the classical pagan community to promotefellowship, free exchange of ideas, scholarship and spirituality.

Laura Perry
LauraPerry is a pagan with a background in Wicca and shamanic methods. Herrecent focus is on modern Minoan Paganism, and she also devotes much ofher personal spiritual practice to her ancestors.

Medusa Coils
MedusaCoils is the blog of Judith Laura, an author of three print Goddessbooks and two novels. The novels were originally published in print andare now also available as ebooks.

New Alexandrian Library
TheNew Alexandrian Library is a research and lending library located inGeorgetown, Delaware. The focus of the library is to preserve and shareall types of media, publications and artifacts of a religious orspiritual nature.

Northern Earth
NorthernEarth is a site that explores a wide variety of “Earth mysteries”without bias or agenda. In addition to the library of scholasticarticles available, the site publishes a quarterly magazine andorganizes events and trips.

Orion Foxwood
OrionFoxwood is an author and teacher about the mysteries of faery lore andpractice within both a traditional and modern scope. His site offersFaery Seership training in workshops across the country and a variety ofother related products and services.

PaGaian Cosmology
Theterm PaGaian splices together pagan and Gaian, and it may express a newautochthonic/native context in which humans find themselves: that is,the term may express an indigeneity, a nativity, in these times, ofbelonging to this Earth, this cosmos.

Wild Hunt
Since2004, The Wild Hunt has been a popular news blog site for modernPaganism, Heathenry, Polytheism and other revivalist religions. Inaddition to Paganism, the site also explores Aleister Crowley’s Thelemaphilosophy, Vodou, Santeria, and various other expressions of theoccult.

Witches & Pagans
Witches& Pagans is a magazine aimed at creating a community for thoseinterested in the lore of the gods and goddesses of antiquity andexpanding their understanding of magic.

Woodharrow Institute for Indo-European Studies
Since2005 Dr. Stephen Flowers, head of the Woodharrow Institute, has beenproducing lectures on topics in Indo-European history, culture, languageand literature. These informative lectures are now online on theinstitute's website.
Podcasts & Radio Shows
Chasing Hermes Podcast Archive
Published in 2009 and2010, the Chasing Hermes podcast explored the Hermetic sciences in allof their forms, and was aimed at the casual listener with a keeninterest in the world beyond the physical.

Hermetic Hour
TheHermetic Hour Online Radio: Tune in, turn on, and get magick with PokeRunyon, Archimage of the Ordo Templi Astartes. The O.T.A. is the oldestcontinually operating magical lodge in the US.

KHPR: The Voice of Darkness
KHPR:The Voice of Darkness is an online radio show by Magister Adams, memberof the Temple of Set. The show is in no way funded or owned by theTemple, it is simply one man’s voice who is a member.

Natural Born Alchemist
TheNatural Born Alchemist podcast delivers episodes every Sunday bybringing together people that it considers could be naturally bornalchemists. Older episodes are archived by month or by category.

Occult of Personality
Occultof Personality’s aim is to discuss occult and esoteric realms withauthors and experts. The site publishes podcasts on a variety of topicsto thousands of listeners per month. There is a wide range of freematerial available and new podcasts are added regularly.

Path 11 Productions
Aftera large number of deaths of friends, family and pets in a year and ahalf, Michael Habernig began a deep exploration of the concept of lifeafter death and what happens to people after they die.

Rune Soup
RuneSoup is a blog and podcast about practical sorcery, entheogens,synchronicities, UFOs, ‘alternative’ history, career guidance, graphicnovels, the future of media, probability, divination.

Spiritual Awakening Radio
SpiritualAwakening Radio explores the world of spirituality, comparativereligion, God, meditation, near death experiences, the vegan diet andahimsa ethics—education for a more peaceful planet.

Wigglian Way
TheWigglian Way Pagan Podcast with Sparrow and Mojo is an online radioshow hosted by two Canadian witches discussing The Wigglian Way. Withover 130 episodes, The Wigglian Way has been running since 2007.

Ancestral Medicine
The ancestors can offer potentsupport for understanding and fulfilling life purpose. Tending thehealth of ancestral lines also helps clear the way for one’s eventualtransition to the next reality.

Esoteric School of Shamanism & Magic
TheEsoteric School of Shamanism & Magic is a virtual school for anyonefollowing any type of mystical path on any level. Courses in Tarot,Magic and Shamanism are offered on the site, as well as library ofarticles and a bookstore.

Foundation for Shamanic Studies
TheFoundation for Shamanic Studies offers courses in shamanism andshamanic healing for practitioners. The foundation’s teachings are basedon universal or near-universal truths, rather than cultural-specificbeliefs.

Rites of Passage
Offerseducation and ritual to bring an understanding of the inner self and toprobe the connection between humans and nature. Vision Quests and otherworkshops are offered as well as online, home study instruction andsupport.

Sacred Fire Foundation
SacredFire Foundation is an organization that supports initiatives thatpreserve and promote Ancient Wisdom traditions—and their perspectives—toinsure their continuance for future generations.

Society for Shamanic Practice
TheSociety for Shamanic Practice is one of a kind member supported andmember driven organization dedicated to the shamanic path andunderstanding how shamanism is evolving in the modern world.

Turtle Vision Healing Arts
TurtleVision Healing Arts is a practice with over twenty years of hands-onexperience helping people with health and trauma issues. By usingshamanism and alternative healing techniques, getting to the deeperlayers of an issue or problem is easier, leading to your own health andempowerment.