A more or less Traditional Golden Dawn 5=6 and Yoga practitioner interviews teachers and fellow students of Esoterica building bridges of communication, mutual respect, and understanding between widely varying schools of thought, from the obscure to the mainstream.
BT recites a portion of the Confessio Fraternitatis for The REAL Rosenkreuz Orden segment, then interviews Mark Williams regarding building relationships with spirits, Frater RC on theology and DMT, Joe Zabinski about DigiTalisman and paths of illumination, Eric V Sisco regarding the Golden Dawn and the higher grades of the RR et AC, Robby Strong PhD on activism and the role of the Hierus, Frater VMP about Marian apparitions and healing, Frater Mercurio regarding Rosicrucians of Renaissance Europe, Victorian England, and today, Soror CMU on spiritual groups, solo work, and syncretisation, Eli Cohen on cult survival, music, and magic, and Frater IC regarding Dzogchen, Hermeticism, and near-death-experience.
BT recites chapter two of his book "Thomas and The Wolf" then he, Daniel Garber, and Terri Sena interview Tamra Lucid, author of "Making The Ordinary Extraordinary: My Seven Years in Occult Los Angeles with Manly Palmer Hall," regarding The Philosophical Research Society, working directly with Manly Palmer and Marie Bauer Hall, Los Feliz architecture, The Bodhi Tree in Hollywood, and the one in Bodh Gaya, Sacred Geometry, Cosmic Compassion, Jakob Böhme, and the American Ideal.
BT launches phase 2 of The REAL Rosenkreuz Orden segment by reciting the beginning of the Confessio Fraternitatis in English, as Frater Iod Tav recites the same in the original German, then he and Ryan at Praxis Behind the Obscure discuss Wicca, Golden Dawn, Gnosis vs Gnosticism, Taoism, Buddhism, Hinduism, the Yakuza, and Tattoos with David Wright in the Florida Keys.
BT recites Chapter 6 verses 1 through 6 for the segment TRANSFORMATIONS and Footnotes, then he and Amandeep Singh of The Violet Flames discuss the essense, meaning, and rituals of Aghor, Vajrayana Buddhism, John Dan Reib and "Transformations," Amandeep's "The Game of Primal Forces," Osho, HP Lovecraft, BT's "Thomas and The Wolf" and "The Small Grey Mouse," the spiritual significance of The Interdimensional Coffeehouse, Kailash and other sacred mountains, Sikhism, Guru Nanak, Guru Govind Singh, and an ancient Aghori Self-Initiation ritual.
Once upon a time, in 1614, the people of Kassel, Germany, awoke to a surprise: In the middle of the night, some sneaky Esoterinerds had posted multiple copies of their Manifesto all over town. It was called the Fama Fraternitatis Rosae Crucis... In this episode, BT revisits an old segment called Corrections Department, then recites the entire Fama Fraternitatis Roseae Crucis of The REAL Rosenkreuz Orden, as Frater Yod Tav recites the same in the original German, accompanied by the orchestral renderings of certain Koji Kondo classics.
BT reads a bit more of The Fama for the segment The REAL Rosenkreuz Orden, then he, Joe Zabinski, and Lord John discuss Golden Dawn Magic, Orders, and Initiations with Matt Garrity. The conversation is in two parts, the first part is this Esoterinerd Episode, and the second part can be found in Episode 65 of VH Frater RC's Podcast, Magick Without Fears.
BT recites chapter one from his first published book, Thomas and The Wolf, then he, Robby Strong PhD AKA Silence The Aquarian, Eli AKA IXth Key, and Bishop Leo discuss politics and magick, wisdom and compassion, Buddhism and Golden Dawn, psychedelics and ritual, Isaac Newton, Gonzo Theology and Psilocybin Sundays, Quakers and Freemasons, the Jubilee and debt slavery, lack of conviction and passionate intensity, bubbles and echo chambers, and fighting to end entrenched systemic problems.
We open with the segment called Indian Magic with Piyu in which she teaches us a powerful send-back technique, then BT and Joe Zabinski interview Megan Song, founder of The Open Source Order of the Rainbow Serpent Phoenix (ORSPH), and author of Love Is Not A Thought-Crime, regarding Tarot, The Rites of Eleusis, Golden Dawn, Thelema, Stone and Crystal Magick, Trauma, Healing, Cacophony Society, Chthonic workings, Jodorowskian Psychomagic, Ayahuasca, and a lot of other things.
We open with BT reciting Chapter 6 verse 1 of his dad's book for the segment TRANSFORMATIONS and Footnotes. Then, BT and Ryan do a Simulcast, at once an episode of Praxis Behind the Obscure, and of The Esoterinerd Podcast. Ryan, like BT, is a Vajrayana Hermeticist from California who relocated to Asia and hosts an occult podcast. In Ryan's case, he's also from Hawaii, and now lives in South Korea. Topics they cover, or at least touch on, include Zen, Cults, Languages, Politics, Golden Dawn, Vajrayana, and Squid Game.
We open with BT reciting Chapter 5 verses 18 through 22 of his dad's book for the segment TRANSFORMATIONS and Footnotes. Then, BT gets interviewed by renowned Druid Hermeticist and owner of Lailokens Awen, Shawn C. Hebert, on his Podcast, The LVX Files. About halfway through the interview, BT becomes the interviewer, and we learn a bit about Shawn's background as well.
We open with BT reciting Chapter 5 verses 10 through 17 of his dad's book for the segment TRANSFORMATIONS and Footnotes. Then, VH Frater RC invited VH Frater BT (AKA Edward C. Reib) to give a lecture to his students in Hermetic Mystery School. Edward gives a lecture called "U1: Inspiration, Imagination, and Creativity" in which he recites portions from David Lynch's Catching The Big Fish, and U1 from the RR et ET, or the Inner Order teachings of the Golden Dawn. As it is said, we are made in the image of the Creator(s). It follows, then, that we also are creators by nature, provided we have not cluttered our minds with too much junk, and not enough inner-work and landscaping. BT/Edward also talks about the inspiration which led to each of his recent publications: Thomas and The Wolf, The Small Grey Mouse, Taco and Sonnet1, as well as his dad's book TRANSFORMATIONS.
We open with Priyal Manjari Reib (BT's wife) describing a recent dream initiation, after which BT and his old friend Joe Zabinski reminisce about 1999-2002 era HOMSI, discuss Cultural Polarization, Black and White Tile, The Parable of the Cave, Alchemy, Idealism, the Nature of Inspiration, Morality, Dogen's Shobogenzo, Iranian Polar Bears, Material vs Spiritual, Materialization of the Spiritual and Spiritualization of the Material, Enlightenment, Unenlightenment, Episcopalianism, Conspiracism, Cult-Survivor Trauma, and a lot of other things.
BT reads from the Lotus Sutra for the segment Namu Myōhō Renge Kyō, then he and and Gonzo Theologist Robert Strong, PHD successfully interview Daniel Garber about the past few years of participating in the Lakota Sun Dance, as well as Lakota culture, history, present circumstances, and Shamanism in general.
BT reads from the Lotus Sutra for a new segment called Namu Myōhō Renge Kyō, then he and and Gonzo Theologist Robert Strong, PHD feebly attempt to interview Daniel Garber about his upcoming trip to South Dakota and the Lakota Sun Dance, but it all kind of goes off the rails. So, this is sort of the Dress Rehearsal for Daniel Garber 4.
BT recites TRANSFORMATIONS chapter 5 verses 1 through 9 for the segment TRANSFORMATIONS and Footnotes, then he and Doctor Robert Strong AKA Silence the Aquarian interview Prof. Barry Taylor, former roadie for ACDC, Episcopal Rector, and Robby's Professor back at Fuller Seminary. After the interview, at Robby's request, BT recites the opening to the oldest of the Vedas, an ancient poem to the god of Fire, or to Fire itself.
BT recites TRANSFORMATIONS chapter 4 verses 14 through 22 for the segment TRANSFORMATIONS and Footnotes, then he and VH Frater RC of Hermetic Mystery School continue their conversation on a variety of topics from Golden Dawn to the magic of traditional Indian customs. This is the second part of a two part conversation, you may want to hear episode 101 first, but it's up to you.
BT recites some more of the Fama Fraternitatis for the segment The REAL Rosenkreuz Orden, then he and VH Frater RC of Hermetic Mystery School discuss the Dark Nights of the Senses and of the Spirit, the Qlippoth, and the Alchemy of the Golden Dawn grade of Practicus, and many other things. This is part one of two, the second half of the conversation will air in the near future.
BT recites TRANSFORMATIONS chapter 4 verses 9 through 13 for the segment TRANSFORMATIONS and Footnotes, then he and Robby Strong interview JoEl Meeks-Matous, the inventor of the nanotube-aerogel matrix, regarding ancient, modern, and future nanotechnology, climate change, psychedelics, politics, religion, faith and science, Kabbalah and Qabbala.
BT introduces a new segment called Indian Magic with Piyu in which she explains Nazar Lagna and Nazar Utarna, then he and Amandeep Singh AKA SwarAdi discuss Sikhism, Tantra, Krishna, Osho, Luciferians, Satanism, Thelema, Golden Dawn, Nagas, Crypto Humans, Lizard People, the Aghori, and many other things.
BT recites Chapter 4 Verses 6 through 8 for the segment TRANSFORMATIONS and Footnotes, then interviews Buzani Mnguni about the Rhodesian Bush War and his exile in Zambia, Scientology in Africa, Christianity, Colonialism, Capitalism, Racism, Communism, and The Gnostic Church of the Black Sun Ku Ho Hu.
BT defines Bodhi in the Tech-Support segment, then discusses Post-Apartheid Apartheid in South Africa, Scientology, Golden Dawn, Thelema, Voodoo, The Congo, Tendai, Shingon, and The Gnostic Church of the Black Sun Ku Ho Hu with Tau Siddhartha and Frater Yannick.
BT recites Chapter 4 Verses 2 through 5 for the segment TRANSFORMATIONS and Footnotes, then discusses the Universal Hyper-Organism, the Galactic Mother, the Ecology of Energy and Entities, LAM and other Greys, concussions and Astral Sight, as well as Spiritual, Psychedelic, Esoteric, and Visionary Art with Adam Scott Miller.
BT reads a bit more of The Fama for The REAL Rosenkreuz Orden segment, then he and VH Frater RC discuss Golden Dawn, W.B. Yeats, Atheism, Catholicism, Isaac Newton, Hermeneutics Theology, Semiotics, The Church of the Hermaphroditic Jesus, "The Alchemy of the Shadow and the Tunnels of Set", and The Invocation of Azrael the Archangel of Death for Halloween.
BT recites Chapter 4 Verse 1 for the segment TRANSFORMATIONS and Footnotes, then he and Sal Santoro talk about Walking the Crooked Path: The Path of the Flaming Sword which is BT's workshop at The Crooked Path Occult Apothecary in Burbank California Friday nights at 8pm between now and November 10th 2017.
BT recites Chapter 3 Verses 16 through 22 for the segment TRANSFORMATIONS and Footnotes, then discusses Sikhism, Sound Healing, Laughing Meditation, Yoga, Rishis, Kundalini Massage and Hypnotherapy, Sri Yantra, The Singularity, Nicola Tesla, iLiving, and the Civic Sound Bath at the Los Angeles Public Library, with Indy Rishi Singh.
BT takes us up the Path of ק for the segment From Station To Station, then discusses Sidereal, Tropical and Heliocentric Astrology, Magick, Politics, Gender Identity, Thelema, the O.T.O., William Wheeler, and Ad Societatem Angelorum: The Society of Angels with Alexandra Gongolski AKA Soror Ab Eternum, Hillel, and Soror Eve.
BT recites Chapter 3 Verses 4 through 7 for the segment TRANSFORMATIONS and Footnotes, then he and Lindsey Kimura interview Ian Baker regarding The Heart of the World and other Beyul, working with the Dalai Lama, the Jungian Shadow, The Art of Tibetan Healing, and present day devotees of Yeshe Tsogyal, the Mother of Tibetan Buddhism.
Pymander Aquarian (BT) recites Chapter 3 Verses 1 through 3 for the segment TRANSFORMATIONS and Footnotes, then interviews Vision Way Aquarian (Jodi Wille) the producer and director of The Source Family Documentary regarding that, The UNARIUS Academy of Science, as well as Cults, Communes, and Metaphysical Groups in general.
BT recites Chapter 2 Verses 20 through 22 for the segment TRANSFORMATIONS and Footnotes, then interviews Hannah Haddix regarding Art and Magic, Genesis P-Orridge and Thee Temple of Psychic Youth, Vipassana Meditation, Ayuhuasca, Thee Coyotel Church, the Aghori, The Process Church, Dreams, Sleep Paralysis, and some other things.
BT recites The Meditation On ג from The Book Of Tokens for the segment אבּבגדה, then he and Ella Jensen of Stooping Starlight discuss Thelema and Aleister Crowley, the Ordo Templi Orientis of old as well as the new one, the Ecclesia Gnostica Catholica, "Classic" Golden Dawn, the Goat of Mendes, and Paul Foster Case with Lon Milo DuQuette.
BT recites Chapter 2 Verse 19 for the segment TRANSFORMATIONS and Footnotes, then he and Lindsey Kimura interview Wiz Garber about the traditions of the Lakota People, the Water Protectors at Standing Rock, The Forgiveness Ceremony between the 7th Cavalry and the Lakota Sioux Nation, and the Seventy-Seven Stones of the Iya Wasi'chu.
BT recites Chapter 2, Verses 7 through 9, for the segment TRANSFORMATIONS and Footnotes then he and Silence Aquarian discuss The Source Family, Father Yod, Yogi Bhajan, Essenes, Pythagorians, Thoth the Atlantean, Builders of the Adytum, and The Age of Aquarius with Djin Aquarian of Ya Ho Wha 13.