Voudon Gnostic Workbook This Workbook is dedicated to the Hoodoo and Les Vudu, In the Gnostic church, which is based upon esoteric prayer and. Voudon Gnostic Workbook has 88 ratings and 2 reviews. A long-awaited new edition of the seminal text on the spiritual system that is a convergence of Gno. 2 Nov Michael Bertiaux, artist, and the author of the acclaimed Voudon Gnostic Workbook and the recent Ontological Graffiti, is our guest in podcast.
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I could see that the author is genuine in his developing this system.
There is also the conscious association he tries to establish in his alteration of the spelling of the word itself.
The Happiness Trap Russ Harris. He wrote things that a practitioner would not write, especially if initiated. Yet as Thelemic scholar P. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. His father was a captain in the merchant navy and his mother was a prominent Theosophist. His website, while sparse, is full of the same misused Kreyol and odd references to the Lwa.
Lovecraft and deities only know what else. In that, I found it less potentially dangerous to the practice of Haitian Vodou than the ever-popular Vodou Initiation Tours.
Voudon Gnostic Workbook: Expanded Edition by Michael Bertiaux
Alan rated it it was amazing Oct 18, In your opinion is he honestly rascist? I understand what you’re saying; however, I do know occultists who have received various Vajrayana initiations which they have used to developed into a hybrid system that has almost nothing to do with Vajrayana itself On the Importance of Framing a Fuller J F C Brian Smith rated it really liked it Feb 20, The guy was obviously nuts. Complete with charts and graphs and instructive interdim A long-awaited new edition of the seminal text on the spiritual system that is a convergence worbook Gnosticism and Haitian voodoo, The Voudon Gnostic Workbook is a singular sacred work that is comprehensive in scope from “how to be a lucky Hoodoo” to how magick and voodoo intersect energetically, to esoteric time travel.
Not to mention the fact that despite his claims, Bertiaux and his system don’t even really have Haitian roots and all his “lineage” was voudo there is no real documentation of it outside of Bertiaux and his collaboratorsand even then the only real resemblance it bears to anything Haitian is its offensive stereotyping of ghostic culture as animalistic and hypersexual. John rated it it was amazing Apr 11, Michael Paul Bertiaux born January 18, is an American occultist and Old Catholic Bishop, known for his book Voudon Gnostic Workbooka page compendium of various occult lessons and research papers spanning the sub-fields of Voodoo, Neo-Pythagoreanism, Thelema and Gnosticism.
And this version doesn’t include any of the diagrams!
Michael Bertiaux by Greg Kaminsky on November 2, Hidden Power James K. The Voudon Gnostic Workbook: Michael Bertiaux’s Voudon Gnostic Workbook is the most comprehensive and illuminating contemporary book on the subject. The Apophenion Peter J.
Voudon Gnostic Workbook: Expanded Edition
Bertiaux was born in Seattle, Washington, on January 18, I don’t think he just made everything up from nothing, but I also don’t think that his “lineage” or “initiation” extend too far beyond what he could find at a public library and maybe a trip or two to Haiti.
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About Michael Bertiaux Michael Bertiaux is an occult practitioner and instructor in the Chicago area who developed a large following based on his voodooinfused Gnostic teachings. My major beef with Bertiaux comes from his efforts to claim Haitian roots where none exist.
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Looking for beautiful books? He claims lineage in part from a vodou priest named Jean-Marie of whom there seems to be no historical documentation outside of Bertiaux et al, and even Bertiaux admits to drafting much of the supposed history of Jean-Marie and his gnostic church from notes that someone else wroteand further uses imagery obviously taken from Vodou in addition to talking about the lwa in his work.
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