Colin Low

Christian Cabala in English

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Don Karr has substantially restructured his massive two-part bibliography Christian Cabala in English. It represents an amazing achievement, a book-length introduction to the literature of Christian Cabala.The updated documents can be found with the rest of his bibliographies:http://www.digital-brilliance.com/contributed/Karr/Biblios/index.php

Colin Low

The Holy Guardian Angel in Occult Tradition

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My friend Duncan Fleming has created a video on the Holy Guardian Angel in Occult Tradition. It is both broad and specific; it provides a broad overview of traditions concerning guardian angels, but also specific advice on interpreting the HGA in the context of modern life, and suggestions for contacting…

Colin Low

Le Chateau du Tarot

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I have a keen interest in the history of Tarot, so I was intruiged to see that Dior has substituted its normal Haute Couture Spring/Summer show with a short film based on the imagery of the c.1460 Visconte-Sforza Tarots. Dreamy (=slow), pretentious, gothic, gorgeous, this is a very expensive way…

Colin Low

Don Karr Update

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Don Karr has provided another update to his many contributions to this website. These are: Updated bibliographies. See in particular Christian Kabbalah in English, part A, which is greatly expanded. A full version of Knots and Spirals: Esotericism and Christian Kabbalah: 1480-1520Another extract from British Library Sloane MS 3826, 98r-101r…

Colin Low

Don Karr Update

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Don Karr has kindly provided updated versions of his popular Bibliographic Surveys. You will find them here:http://www.digital-brilliance.com/contributed/Karr/Biblios/index.phpHe has also updated the Hekhalot Rabbatai:http://www.digital-brilliance.com/contributed/Karr/HekRab/index.php Thank you Don!

Colin Low

Pandemic Update

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I have not posted here since the beginning of 2020. All is well, my family and friends are well. I am 69 and well into the vulnerable demographic and so my year to date has been spent in relative isolation. Not wishing to waste the summer I have spent a…

Colin Low

Ilanot

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In my life I have gone through phases in my understanding of the Kabbalistic Tree of Life. In the beginning I accepted what I read and did not care to understand the provenance of the diagram or the various names and attributes associated with it. When I did begin to…

Colin Low

The SOHO Cabalists

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In many esoteric traditions it is important to know one’s “lineage”, and with that, the source of one’s teachings. Great care may be taken to preserve the accuracy of “transmissions” and “empowerments”. I am thinking here specifically of various lineages in Tibetan Buddhism, but in general there is an interest…

Colin Low

Don Karr Update

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A quick note to say that Don Karr has kindly provided updates to his bibliographies, at http://www.digital-brilliance.com/contributed/Karr/Biblios/index.phpHekhalot Rabbatai, at http://www.digital-brilliance.com/contributed/Karr/HekRab/index.phpKnots & Spirals – Pico della Mirandola at http://www.digital-brilliance.com/contributed/Karr/KS/index.php I would also like to add that Don’s Notes on the Zohar in English is the most frequently searched item on this…