By Elizabeth Hunter
New 2012 paperback variation. “No mystery remains hidden forever.” A cellphone name from an previous buddy units Dr. Giovanni Vecchio again at the course of a secret he’d deserted years prior to. He by no means anticipated a tender librarian may carry the main to the quest, nor may well he have anticipated the chance she might allure. Now he and Beatrice De Novo will stick with a twisted maze that leads from the documents of a college library, in the course of the fires of Renaissance Florence, and towards a war of words they by no means can have envisioned. A Hidden Fire is a mystical mystery/romance for grownup readers. It is the 1st booklet within the Elemental Mysteries sequence.
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19 Contrary to reason, but not contrary to sense. Others have seen it done as well. ‘When I appeared before Queen Victoria, at Balmoral, in 1878,’ wrote Professor Kellar, ‘I was asked if I could rival the feats of levitation which Her Majesty’s officers in Northern India had observed and described in their letters home. My reply was that with proper mechanical appliances I could produce an illusion of levitation and appear to overcome, as the jugglers did, the force of gravity, but that the actual feat of suspending the operation of that force was beyond my powers.
In his book, Rosicrucian Questions and Answers, Dr. Lewis tells us that the ‘heretic king’ of Egypt, Akhnaton, experienced an actual levitation on his deathbed. Profane history has nothing to say about Akhnaton’s demise, but Dr. ”’40 Occultists also call upon astral projection to explain the ‘flying dreams’ that many people have. In theory, our astral bodies get up and leave our physical bodies every evening while we are asleep, but because there is no continuity of consciousness between sleeping and waking in ordinary people, we are not aware of our experiences.
One of these was ‘Amen,’ the name of the sun-god of Thebes, which was chanted by Theban priests to evoke the god to visible appearance. ’6 Such are the boons to be acquired from mantras. Now this word—Amen—is used in Christian liturgy. Yet the sun-god does not appear. How so? Yogis say that it is because the word is not chanted properly. indd 46 7/26/15 11:45 AM it is now generally pronounced AHH-MEN. It is from the first syllable of the word that the word gains its occult power. AUM is recognized as a powerful mantra in the East as well as the West.