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The Tooth Fairy
The Tooth Fairy
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 20 April 2015
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A different coming of age story uncanny and true to life. I can almost believe in fairies!


The Zen Koan: Its History and Use in Rinzai Zen
The Zen Koan: Its History and Use in Rinzai Zen
by Isshu Miura
Edition: Paperback
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 20 April 2015
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A must read for anyone interested in this subject


Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence
Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence
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4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, 20 April 2015
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So far so good. Part way through it and is up to KA usual high standard.


The Magickal Union of East and West: The Spiritual Path to New Aeon Tantra
The Magickal Union of East and West: The Spiritual Path to New Aeon Tantra
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4.0 out of 5 stars An interesting addition to the story of both Mahayana Buddhism & Thelema, 24 Mar. 2015
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The word 'syncretic' can often mean little more than a cut 'n paste of two sets of cultural symbols with a superficial understanding of either. I am happy to say that this book is not one of those.
Gregory Peters has a solid understanding of Buddhism and in particular Mahayana Buddhism, he also has an understanding of the nuances of Thelema. I did not find the two 'jarring' rather the opposite.

I think there are differences between the two, in the end, and Mr Peters allows for this too. Although some may wonder how one can compare a religion 2,500 years old and a cult that, according to some, is just over 100 years old, we must remember that Buddhism is a recent immigrant to this part of the world. It has always had an impact on the religious, artistic, and cultural life of the countries through which it has passed.

This is an interesting addition to the development of both 'traditions' and stands on its own merits.


Necronomicon: The Wanderings of Alhazred
Necronomicon: The Wanderings of Alhazred
by Donald Tyson
Edition: Paperback
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4.0 out of 5 stars A very good working of the Necronomicon myth, 14 April 2010
Rather like another reviewer I agree this would make a great blueprint for a game. Failing that it would make several very good pathworkings as well!
Tyson is well researched and like his other written offerings he proves himself the scholar of esoterica and occult studies.


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