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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The Jack The Ripper Crime Conference 2017 – Liverpool

THE JACK THE RIPPER CRIME CONFERENCE 2017 FRIDAY 22nd, SATURDAY 23rd, SUNDAY 24th, SEPTEMBER 2017. – MARRIOTT HOTEL LIVERPOOL – 1 QUEEN SQUARE, LIVERPOOL...

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Altered States in Magic – Full Day workshop with Julian Vayne at Treadwell’s

SATURDAY, 7th, OCTOBER, 2017. Price: £75 (£40 deposit, balance due on the day). Time: 10.45 arrival for 11 am start. Ends 5.30 pm. Register...

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Treadwell’s Magical Bloomsbury Walking Tour

SATURDAY, 26th AUGUST, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Magical Bloomsbury Walking Tour Guided Walk – Christina Oakley Harrington £15 Time: Meet 12.50...

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Museum of Witchcraft and Magic – Guided Walks with Folklorist Steve Patterson

GUIDED WALKS AROUND BOSCASTLE WITH FOLKLORIST STEVE PATTERSON Walks start outside the Museum, on Wednesdays, from July to September, at 2 p.m. Summer is...

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

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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