Posts Tagged ‘ KAMIL VACLAV ZVELEBIL ’

Hippalos

Hippalos

For those interested in my study “Isis in India” you might enjoy this electronic version of Zvelebil’s factional account of the life of Hippalos. The late Kamil Zvelebil was a great scholar of South India, although not such a good novelist . . . even so it has much value as an account of...

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Siddha Quest for Immortality

In South India there is a society where priests and lay people claim supernatural powers. Where a sophisticated medical system underlies a quest for physical longevity and psychic immortality. And where arcane and sexual rituals take place that are far removed from the Brahmanic tradition. That society is the Tamil Siddhas. In the Siddha...

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Kamil Vaclav Zvelebil

17 NOVEMBER 1927 – 17 JANUARY 2009 Kamil Vaclav Zvelebil, Professor Emeritus of the Universities of Chicago and Utrecht, was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Professor Zvelebil was an ordained Buddhist and world-renowned expert on South Indian languages and culture. He wrote many books including The Lexicon of Tamil Literature. The Siddha Quest for Immortality...

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Treadwell’s Magical Bloomsbury Walking Tour – Saturday 15 July

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SATURDAY, 15 JULY, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Magical Bloomsbury Walking Tour Guided Walk – Christina Oakley Harrington £15 This walk uncovers...

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Museum of Witchcraft and Magic – Events 2017

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Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, The Harbour, Boscastle, North Cornwall, PL35 0HD. http://museumofwitchcraftandmagic.co.uk/event/

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Glastonbury Symposium 2017

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FRIDAY, 28th – SUNDAY, 30th JULY 2017 with a Sacred Sites Tour on Thursday 27th July Venue: Town Hall, Magdalene Street, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6...

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HexFest 2017, August 11-13, 2017, Bourbon Orleans Hotel

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On AUGUST, 11th to 13th, 2017, Brian Cain, Christian Day, and the Witches of New Orleans present HexFest: A Weekend of Witchery held in...

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Grimoires, Goetia, Enochiana, Solomonic Magick – David Rankine & Stephen Skinner

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For centuries, Grimoires have fascinated the public’s imagination. People often ask us about how they could learn more about this topic and what books...

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