The Kybalion: A Study of The Hermetic Philosophy of Ancient Egypt and Greece (Illustrated)

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This is an illustrated edition of an occult classic, with an intriguing and thought-provoking foreword by Summum. Since 1908, The Kybalion has served as a study of basic Hermetic teachings that outline an ageless wisdom and touch upon the inner workings of nature. In ancient times and even today, these teachings were not understood by the lay person, but were readily understood by students, after the axioms and principles had been explained and exemplified by the Hermetic Initiates and Masters to their Neophytes.

"The purpose of this work is not the enunciation of any special philosophy or doctrine, but rather is to give to the students a statement of the Truth that will serve to reconcile the many bits of occult knowledge that they may have acquired, but which are apparently opposed to each other and which often serve to discourage and disgust the beginner in the study. Our intent is not to erect a new Temple of Knowledge, but rather to place in the hands of the student a Master-Key with which he may open the many inner doors in the Temple of Mystery through the main portals he has already entered." -- The Kybalion

Illustrations in the print editions are black and white. Illustrations in the ebook (epub) are color.

3 reviews
Renate Beichert
May 30, 2022
I've been studying spirituality and religion for decades. This is one of the books that truly explains everything in a straightforward manner. I find great truths here and everything I've read since leads back to this. For quite a while, I felt something was missing in things I read or that it never really clicked. If you're looking for something fundamental, this book is for you. To me, it is the foundation behind all the texts I’ve read. Spirituality finally makes sense because of it!
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Richard Pompa
April 24, 2022
Pure blasphemy. Some ancient guy that no one can verify ever existed. That wandered around spreading Judeo-Christian-esque belief systems. During the time of Abraham. Sure it wasn't Abraham? Oh wait, you're not sure Hermes Thrice Great ever existed. Or that if he did this Krudballion thing was even written by him. This all adds up to a viable belief system for some in our modern society to follow. Or is it just a demonic deception set out to blind and deafen you from believing in Jesus Christ the Messiah?
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About the author

The authors of The Kybalion chose to be anonymous, possibly because the principles and philosophy it outlines cannot be accredited to any person. Living around the turn of the twentieth century, speculation abounds on their identity. There are some who make the argument that William Walker Atkinson (1862 - 1932) was its sole author.

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