“The Mystical Qabalah” by Dion Fortune
This book remains a classic in its clarity, linking the broad elements of Jewish traditional thought — probably going back to the Babylonian Captivity and beyond — with both Eastern and Western philosophy and later Christian insights. Dion Fortune was one of the first Adepts to bring this “secret tradition” to a wider audience. Some before her often only added to the overall mystery by elaborating on obscurity, but her account is simple, clear, and comprehensive. The Qabalah could be described as a confidential Judaic explanation of the paradox of “the Many and the One” — the complexity and diversity within a monotheistic unity. Whereas the Old Testament outlines the social and psychological development of a tightly knit “chosen group” culture, the supplementary Qabalah provides a detailed plan of the infrastructure behind the creative evolutionary process. The book works in a profoundly psychological way. Its lessons for the individual are invaluable and this book is a must for all who feel drawn to know themselves better so that their inner and outer worlds may be as one.
This revised edition includes an additional chapter of Fortune’s original writing, an editorial update for contemporary readers, and a foldout with Tree of Life diagrams to facilitate study of the text. 360 pages.Share this product: