• Woman's face, Yaffa Cafe
    October 18, 2014

    We Are All Prudes Now: Why Outrage Has R...

    A couple of weeks ago, New York’s Yaffa Cafe closed down after three decades. Grungy and camp, with Buddha statues, Elvis prints, damask wallpa...
  • Freemasonry and Traditionalism
    October 4, 2014

    Traditionalism, Freemasonry and Anti-Fre...

    Although small, “Traditionalism” is a broad and influential movement — or, rather, various overlapping movements, to different degre...
  • freemasonry-rose-croix-templarism
    September 13, 2014

    Unknown Superiors: Templarism, The Rose ...

    When we look at the mystery of Rennes-le-Chateau we see a recurring theme of initiates within the rites of Freemasonry, Martinism, Rose Croix, and Tem...
  • Sanskrit and its place in Hindutva
    September 6, 2014

    The Sanskrit Controversy

    Some sixty to forty years ago, the Jan Sangh, precursor of the BJP, was 100% in favour of the replacement of English with a native language. Because t...
  • Native American chief with psychedelic pattern
    August 23, 2014

    Mind, Meditation, And The Limits Of Cons...

    The authors of Irreducible Mind claim that psychology when it was invented as a separate discipline, splitting off from philosophy in the nineteenth c...
Sexy, sporty Goth girl

Why Fitness Has Gone Goth

The image of fitness has changed. So has “Goth”. If you look back to the ’80s, Goths and punks were portrayed on television as a group of malcontents, curiously propelled by…

Woman's face, Yaffa Cafe

We Are All Prudes Now: Why Outrage Has Replaced Outragousness

A couple of weeks ago, New York’s Yaffa Cafe closed down after three decades. Grungy and camp, with Buddha statues, Elvis prints, damask wallpaper and leopard skin print tables, the East…

Freemasonry and Traditionalism

Traditionalism, Freemasonry and Anti-Freemasonry

Although small, “Traditionalism” is a broad and influential movement — or, rather, various overlapping movements, to different degrees political and spiritual. It’s founder, French esotericist Rene Guenon (1886-1951), was involved,…

freemasonry-rose-croix-templarism

Unknown Superiors: Templarism, The Rose Croix, And Freemasonry

When we look at the mystery of Rennes-le-Chateau we see a recurring theme of initiates within the rites of Freemasonry, Martinism, Rose Croix, and Templarism. The highest grade is said to…

Sanskrit and its place in Hindutva

The Sanskrit Controversy

Some sixty to forty years ago, the Jan Sangh, precursor of the BJP, was 100% in favour of the replacement of English with a native language. Because the Constituent Assembly…

Hermetic and occult book arts

The Art Of The Esoteric Book: An Interview With William Kiesel

William Kiesel is the publisher of Ourobors Press, the founder or the Seattle’s Esoteric Book Conference (which will be held on September 6 and 7 this year), and co-editor of…

Native American chief with psychedelic pattern

Mind, Meditation, And The Limits Of Consciousness

The authors of Irreducible Mind claim that psychology when it was invented as a separate discipline, splitting off from philosophy in the nineteenth century, could have gone in two directions….

Author Yukio Mishima, photographed by Eikoh Hosoe.

Are Muscles Useless?

The “Meterosexual” has been replaced by the “Spornosexual”. You’ve seen him. He is the male that inhabits gyms, pumps his body up, and tans and grooms himself purely for show. A cynic…

Wiccan high priestess Maxine Sanders Invoking the goddess nude, or skyclad

Shakti, Goddess Worship and Wicca

If you live in the English speaking world and are drawn to the Old Religion of our Ancestors, chances are you have checked out Wicca. It is the most popular…