With all the fascination individuals, both occultist
and layman, fastened on the occult elements of Lovecraft's works, it seems as if many readers nearly take for granted the author's obsession, or at least profound interest, in the study of the esoteric and occult.
One of occultist
Aleister Crowley's wives, Maria Teresa Ferrari de Miramar, spent 30 years in the hospital.
According to occultist
precepts, the creation of the world came about from a subdivision of the substance that is God.
For those who wish to push the boundaries with this knowledge, as the master occultist
Rollo Ahmed, author of "The Groovy Age of Horror," the famous nonfiction book of Black Magic, once said, "the dangers in the unseen worlds can be very real indeed.
In this light, it is fitting that Se Taire is based on a portrait of the Russian occultist
These two perspectives, the Symbolist and the Occultist
, bring the work in the last two galleries to life.
believes he or she has uncovered significant truths regarding reality that are hidden for various reasons from most people.
Nostradamus, being an occultist
, is now roasting on the end of Satan's barbecue fork.
Editor's note: Before the debate on my article on secret societies veers off course, let me make it clear that the "secret societies" I meant in my article are not the Freemasons and other such occultist
In Hawksmoor Nicholas Dyer, an equivalent of Nicholas Hawksmoor--the eighteenth-century architect, is portrayed more as an occultist
than an architect.
This was no fairy tale set in some fantastical forest, but a production by German director Falk Richter inspired by David Lynch's occultist
series, Twin Peaks.
tells him of Dracula, a Transylvanian count with extraordinary powers that enable him to cleanse blood.