Recommended Resource List
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Below are some recommended resources in case you were interested in expanding on some of the subjects discussed in the presentation.
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The Arabic Influences on Early Modern Occult Philosophy - by Liana Saif
Discusses much more in depth what I briefly touch on in the “History Section” of the presentation, with a focus on medieval Islamic influence on modern occult astrology and magic. On Amazon
On Magic I: An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of EPISTLE 52a (Epistles of the Brethren of Purity) - by the Ikhwan Al-Safa
52A and 52B (in a separate volume) contain arguments for practicing magic in Islam. Definitely a bit dense and might not be easy to read, with a lot of Islamic references.
Ancestral Medicine - by Daniel Foor Many useful practices and methods on starting ancestral work and healing.on Amazon
THE SCIENCE & ART OF TALISMANS
In Depth Practical Course on Traditional Rennaissance Astro Magic - Christopher Warnock
Learn in depth and thoroughly about the science of talisman-making from the expert specializing on this subject. It runs about 6 months long and you can begin with no background in astrology or magic. Link here
Quick Essay Read: Defining Talismans + (Authentic) Talismanic Materia - by Kaitlin Coppock A personally favorite concise writeup describing the difference of talimanic materia, talismans and things that claim to be. Read here
The Complete Picatrix - by John Michael Greer & Christopher WarnockPrimary guidebook since the medieval times on astrological magic and talismans. Original was in Arabic titled Ghayat Al Hakim, or the Goal of the Wise. on Amazon
The Art & Practice of Geomancy - by John Michael Greer, Lon Duquette
Good intro book. On Amazon
Foundations Course: Geomancy - by Dr. Al Cummins
Great pre-recorded set of classes to get you going with geomancy, split into four 2-hour sessions. Link here
Free Geomancy Resources - by Sam Block of Digital AmblerA treasure trove of free information available on this site. Link here
Quest for the Red Sulphur: The Life of Ibn 'Arabi - by Claude Addas Best full biography about Ibn Arabi’s life.
Alone with the Alone: Creative Imagination in the Sufism of Ibn 'Arabi - by Henry Corbin
A full look into the Imaginal Realm of Ibn Arabi, This is the author and book I was repeatedly referring to. On Amazon
Mystical Astrology According to Ibn ‘Arabi - by Titus Burkhardt
Bezels of Wisdom, Fusus ul Hikam - by Ibn Al Arabi
A bit dense and Islamically complex to read. Discusses the 27 prophets mentioned in the presentation. The Barzakh will have a video series on the Islamic Planetary Prophets in the future. On Amazon
The Arabic Alphabet: How to Read and Write It - by Awde & Samano
Learn to Write Arabic Calligraphy - by Omar Uddin
Rune Soup Episode: Islamic Folk Magic with Bint Al-Shalabiya
Only including this because it was requested in the Q&A. I go into much of my story being raised Muslim in the US and how I got into magic. Link here