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The Aeonic Perspective of the Enochian Temples
The initiatory system of the Enochian Temples divides the path of initiation into four major stages, distinguished primarily by the types and sources of the influences they are sensitive to. Briefly, these stages are: 1. Lunar-planetary, focused in Yesod and...
Magick >> Enochian
Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
>> Modern Science
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic

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Four Humors Primary Sources - National Library of Medicine
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Which of the Four Humours Are You? - Roman Mysteries
I. Which one best describes you? a.
Why did the Greeks develop the theory of the four Humours and was
Why did the Greeks develop the theory of the four Humours and was it progress? The Greeks began to move away from ------------ ideas about the cause of ...
4 Humours & Medieval Medicine
body depended upon the balance of the four humours. These were blood, yellow bile, black bile and phlegm, which matched the four elements of Air, Fire, Earth ...
Four humours group sort fun! - Teachit History
of the four humours. This can link well with further study of the importance of. Hippocrates, including the idea of using clinical observation (symptoms on the.

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National Ballet's Cacti packs a wallop: review
To open, we have The Four Temperaments, an object lesson in Balanchinian neoclassicism; the jutting hips, flexed feet, in-turned legs and overall angularity.
5 Ridiculous Beliefs About Exercise In History
Add in the "theory of the humours" (the idea that human bodies had a balance of four humors: yellow bile, black bile, blood and phlegm), which was an established medicinal tradition from ancient Greece onwards, and you're left with serious arguments ...
Why is the government trying to ban experts from advising it?
They knew that the body was governed by the four humours and that the planet was only 4,004 years old. Our scientific knowledge has been built on the hypotheses of unreasonable people. The moment governments begin classifying those of its citizens ...
Da Gamba in Celtic Lands
Savall started on the treble viol with four short Irish pieces with McGuire joining for the two faster ones. With the pieces played without a pause, the percussion joining in created a somewhat improvisational atmosphere.
A Leon Bridges show, an appearance from Gloria Steinem and nine other things
George Balanchine's Rubies is a plotless, jazzy tribute to America, scored by frequent collaborator Igor Stravinsky. And his Four Temperaments is inspired by the four humours. Wednesday, March 9 to Sunday, March 13.

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