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Comte de Gabalis by Abbe N. De Montfaucon De Villars

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Chemistry,
  • Philosophy,
  • New Age / Body, Mind & Spirit,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • General,
  • Judaism - Kabbalah & Mysticism

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9858921M
ISBN 101564592014
ISBN 109781564592019

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The core of this book is an anonymous English translation of a French 'novel of ideas' originally published in The book describes an encounter with a mysterious Comte de Gabalis, who is a master of the occult sciences.4/5. Across the title page of the first edition of Comte de Gabalis, published at Paris in the year , runs the cryptic phrase from Tertullian "Quod tanto impendio absconditur etiam solummodo demonstrare destruere est," [ When a thing is hidden away with so much pains merely to reveal it is to destroy it,] suggesting to the mind that there is a concealed mystery.   This book "of hidden mystery and power" is not for the "gratification of a selfish intellectualism"! A classic of the occult, this philosophical treatise on the metaphysical secrets of the universe reveals the motives and magicks of the spirits known as Sylphs, Gnomes, Nymphs, and Salamanders. Comte de Gabalis Abbe De Montfaucon De Villars. The Comte de Gabalis is a manual of occult lore which examines a series events in ancient times, Biblical lore and Christian history, noting the manifestations of supernatural and magical phenomena. This work spans various events depicted in the Old and New Testament such as the prophecies of the Magi and visions depicted by various prophets.

The book describes an encounter with a mysterious Comte de Gabalis, who is a master of the occult sciences. Gabalis initiates de Villars into the secrets of the elemental beings: the Sylphs of the Air, the Undines of the Water, the Gnomes of the Earth and the Salamanders of Fire. The Abbé is not sure whether the elementals are demons, while. Comte de Gabalis, ou Entretiens ƒur les Sciences Secrètes fir¥ publi¬ed The following tranƒlation was fir¥ publi¬ed London and New York, , by “The Brothers.” This edition issued by Unƒpeakble Preƒs, Leng, ; la¥ reviƒed This work is in the public Size: KB.   Comte de Gabalis Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages:   The best account I know of them is in a French book call’d Le Comte de Gabalis, which both in its title and size is so like a Novel, that many of the Fair Sex have read it for one by mistake. According to these Gentlemen, the four Elements are inhabited by Spirits, which they call Sylphs, Gnomes, Nymphs, and Salamanders/5(9).

The Comte De Gabalis: Secrets of the Elementals - Occult Mysteries of the World and the Bible, including the Magi and Prophetic Lore ISBN ISBN Used. The main story in this book is a conversation between the compte de gabalis and a person who he is about to initiate into his order as his student. The student is reluctant to participate because of some ideas he has assimilated from the opinions of other church leaders and from publicly held beliefs of his contemporaries that portray occult science in a negative light/5(9). From the introductory: THE BOOK. Across the title page of the first edition of Le Comte de Gabalis, published at Paris in the year , runs the cryptic phrase from Tertullian, "Quod tanto impendio absconditur etiam solummodo demonstrare destruere est," [When a thing is hidden away with so much pains, merely to reveal it is to destroy it,] suggesting to the mind that there is a concealed mystery. The Comte De Gabalis is a sacred text for Rosicrucians and spiritual adepts. It is composed of five discourses given by a Count or spiritual master to the student or aspirant. It was anonymously published in under the title Comte De Gabalis. The meaning suggests the Count of the Cabala as the text is cabalistic in nature.