That which is hidden or secret customarily used in rites pertaining to the mysteries of religions or secret societies.
(requiring secret or mysterious knowledge)
cabalistic; cryptic; cryptical; kabbalistic; qabalistic; sibylline (having a secret or hidden meaning) ...
Le Grand Arcane, ou l'occultisme dévoilé. Par Éliphas Lévi. Demy 8vo, Paris, 1898.
A. Only in the or "Esoteric" Section.
Q. And also, that some members after leaving did not regard themselves bound by them. Are they right?
Lucis Trust & Lucis Publishing Companies: 24 Books by Alice Bailey - also the official site of World Goodwill and the Arcane School.
Today there is so much pressure on "information"--the word, the conceptual space, but also the stuff itself--that it crackles with energy, drawing to itself mythologies, metaphysics, hints of magic.
The Arcane School offers correspondence instruction on Esoteric Philosophy. Netnews Association An excellent source to order or download the Alice Bailey books and other information on the Ageless Wisdoms. An excellent resource.
Sonny read tirelessly, annotating the texts "in copious notes of red, green, and yellow ink, circling, underlining, arrowing, echoing what he read with comments and cross-references, sometimes with symbols from the world's religions.
This furnishes a key to one of the most arcane of ancient secrets--the relationship existing between the two great zodiacs the fixed and the movable.
Only by teaching above the grasp of the little evolved can the way be opened up for a restoration of knowledge, and the study of the Lesser Mysteries must precede that of the Greater.
Raziel, called the angel of mysteries, is the possessor of a staggering amount of information on all matters secret, arcane, and mysterious; ...
Adherents of the Mysteries have long held the idea that the Tarot has its origins in the system of the Kabbalah, though there is no firm historical evidence for this.
During his lifetime the most influential of these "alternative" masonic historians was John Yarker, whose monumental work on the Arcane Schools (1909) is really a prehistory of Freemasonry, ...
Through all these points and these letters the most sublime secrets, and terrestrial mysteries, as well as the multiple revelations of this unique point, now placed in the Light and examined by me, can be faithfully demonstrated and explained.
The plural 'Arcana' or 'Arcane' is applied to all the esoteric wisdom of occult lore, the knowledge that makes the magician 'master of gold and light'. In alchemy, Arcana was the assemblage of the secret remedies.
Information on the School, World Goodwill, Triangles, the Great Invocation, Meetings and Festivals, and the Alice Bailey Books/Lucis Publishing Companies. Alice A. Bailey books are online. New York, USA, London, UK, and Geneva, Switzerland.
THEOSOPHIST. Only in the Arcane or "Esoteric" Section.
ENQUIRER. And also, that some members after leaving did not regard themselves bound by them. Are they right?
I might add that as the years have gone by various of these concepts have become commonplace, but during the period the books were written, 1919-1949, they must have seemed like the last word in obscurity.
The Arcane Archive - a cache of usenet and other text files pertaining to occult, mystical, and spiritual subjects.
Esoteric Agenda - video
IOS - Ancient History, Angels, Dragons, Mermaids and more (comprehensive highly-focused web directories) ...
See also: Spirit, World, Ritual, Light, Spiritual