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  • n. One who appreciates, promotes or desires the esoteric.


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  • The Parisian poet and esotericist Anne Osmont 1872–1953 wrote that Monti approached her for help in setting up a French branch of the OTO in the 1920s.18He also became involved in espionage—always a surprisingly common activity for leading occultists—essentially for his own benefit, becoming a double agent for the French and the Germans during and after the First World War.

    The Sion Revelation

  • As a member of an MSE study group recognized their analyses in the text11the Pact was clearly collaborative, but the only specific names linked with its authorship are those of an esotericist named Vivian Postel du Mas and the businessman Jean Coutrot, both of whom will appear in this story later.12

    The Sion Revelation

  • He frequented the same occult salons as Emma Calvé—whose biographer Jean Contrucci described him as “the Catholic yetluciferan esotericist.”

    The Sion Revelation

  • In 1616 the renowned esotericist Michael Maier entitled a major treatiseLusus serius —“Serious Game”—and the idea continues to be expressed today in the form of “chaos magic.”

    The Sion Revelation

  • From there he gravitated to the Paris salons, where art and the arcane mingled promiscuously, first making his mark in the early 1900s as secretary to the important esotericist Joséphin Péladan.

    The Sion Revelation

  • Paul Smith suggests that the inspiration for organizing orders of chivalry into priories originated with the esotericist Paul Le Cour, who is mentioned in both earlier and later Priory-related material.

    The Sion Revelation

  • A new addition to the Saunière story emerged in 1995, when esotericist André Douzet produced a maquette, or plaster model, representing a landscape in relief, which Saunière had allegedly commissioned just before his death18.

    The Templar Revelation

  • In fact the true esotericist who is inspired by a fervent devotion in his study and his work in life is too modest to accept the title of philosopher, for to him it means even more as he turns it around and calls it "The Wisdom of Love" in - stead of love of wisdom.

    Max Heindel's Letters to Students by The Rosicrucian Fellowship

  • The mystic wants to reach his destination as quickly as possible; the esotericist wants to learn something about the landscape on the way.

    Anamchara • The Website of Unknowing

  • "The mystic wants to reach his destination as quickly as possible; the esotericist wants to learn something about the landscape on the way," certainly has never read The Interior

    Anamchara • The Website of Unknowing


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