: The Mystical Qabalah (): Dion Fortune: Books. Dion Fortune’s classic, The Mystical Qabalah, explores all aspects of the Qabalah , including the esoteric sciences of astrology and tarot, which form the basis of. 13 Aug The file you are currently looking at is Part I of Dion Fortune’s The Mystical Qabalah. I have spent many hours on making this document ready.

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It provides a key to the practical working of this mystical system for both novice and initiate alike. To be honest, some sections of the book I had to reread and take some time to think about it because it was beyond my understanding.

It is a system, after all, not a “religion”. Jan 08, Chris rated it it was amazing Shelves: By the end of the book, I must admit I was a little lost and unsure of exactly how to put this system to use, in both tarot and my magick.

The Mystical Qabalah 4. Unfortunately, as mystical as Fortune was, she was still a product of her time. I bought it years before Goodreads existed when I was still in my twenties and reading tarot regularly. This mighty, all-embracing glyph of the soul of man and of the universe, by virtue of its logical association of dkon, evokes images in the mind; but these images are not randomly evolved, but follow along well-defined association-tracks in the Universal Mind.

It does get a bit repetitive, but only to induce several mantras that end up being really effective when used. Dense as heck, but thoughtful and sensible, as is most of Dion Fortune’s writings. I would recommend this to anyone getting into these teachings as a sound basis. Jan 14, Gabriel Clarke rated it really liked it Shelves: Nov 13, Fredstrong rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Let me just put this out there right now.


I lamented that it was far too much to get through at the timebut when I picked it up again approximately a year ago, I wondered what the hell my juvenile self had found such issue fortunee.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Not that I’d know what a true adept reads like, but Fortune reads like one. If read as an intellectual exercise it would provide one lesson.

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The Mystical Qabalah by Dion Fortune

Dense, comprehensive analysis of the Western Qaballah’s ten sephiroth and the Tree mystifal Life. I read this book many years ago when I was first being introduced to Qabalah. This book, on the other hand, delves deeper into the meanings and practical uses of the kabbalistic Tree of Life and its sefirophs. Still, 80 year old English can be significantly more circuitous than the contemporary vernacular.

What is left remains immensely valuable. I can’t wait to read her other books.

It is a ubiquitous, all encompassing glyph that is frequently used without even the knowledge of invocation, and in either having knowledge or lacking it, creates a meta for the symbol itself as first and foremost knowledge is Qabalism’s greatest concern. Fortune beats not around the proverbial bush, and attempts to lay the concepts out as clearly as possible.

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I don’t think this was the best book to pick for a complete novice to this system. How I wish she had completed her work on the paths.

I highly recommend this book to anyone jystical wants to delve deeper into the Kabbalah without being overwhelmed. Interestingly enough, I’d seen mentions of the Qabalah before I played VII, but it flew above my radar, because there was nothing connecting me to it.


Philosophically interesting regardless of your beliefs. It amalgamated my lessons, brought them into perspective, really helped me to understand and whetted my appetite for more. On the plus side again it was one of those works that gave me many ah-ha moments and insights into human nature.

The Mystical Qabalah

There seemed just enough detail to make it interesting on re-reading it, actually there is a whole lot more that I didn’t grasp at firstbut not enough to confuse me, and the writing style is clear and concise. Jun 30, Ryan is currently reading it. Nov 30, Christina Croft added it. I have read internet articles, watched videos and attended a workshop on this subject so I did have some understanding of the concepts that Dion Fortune wrote about I would still consider myself a beginner however.

Be warned that, although the principles of metaphysics that this book point to are eternal and do not change over time, the author’ This is a very thorough survey and guided tour through the Qabalistic Tree of Life as practiced by occultists of the Golden Dawn variety. Review is also available on my blog The Shameful Narcissist Speaks.

Aug 10, Parker East added it. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

After reading this book I now understand that this is a map, a memory palace and a structure. The complication came in the rumination on higher meanings.

Return to Book Page. May 26, Blue rated it it was amazing.