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It is the month of the “returners” on Thoth Hermes! P.T. MISTLBERGER was my guest on the second Thoth Hermes episode ever, back in May 2017! We had a lovely talk then and I know he was at the time a discovery for many of my listeners here.
One who listened to his interview and then got in touch with P.T. Mistlberger, was Gabriel McCaughry from ANATHEMA Publishing. And the result was a great new book that came out earlier this month: THE DANCING SORCERER.
I admit that I am a bit proud about that story and so it is my enormous pleasure to welcome PT MISTLBERGER back on the show with a talk about his new, and by the way wonderful and beautiful book.
P.T. Mistlberger was born in Montreal in 1959 and educated at John Abbott College and Concordia University. He has worked as a transpersonal therapist and seminar leader since 1987, and has taught in numerous cities in North America, Europe, and the Middle East. He has founded several personal growth communities and esoteric schools, and has authored six books. Since 1984 he has lived in Vancouver.
The Dancing Sorcerer is a wide-ranging study of deep recesses of the Western esoteric tradition as well as the mind of both the Solomonic and Faustian magician, authored by a world-wide traveler with over 40 years experience on both Eastern and Western esoteric paths.
P.T. Mistlberger Official Website
Samurai Brotherhood Website
A Natural Awakening: Realizing the True Self in Everyday Life (Tigerfyre Publishing, 2005)
The Three Dangerous Magi: Osho, Gurdjieff, Crowley (O-Books, 2010)
Rude Awakening: Perils, Pitfalls, and Hard Truths of the Spiritual Path (Changemakers Books, 2012)
The Inner Light: Self-Realization via the Western Esoteric Tradition (Axis Mundi Books, 2014)
The Way of the Conscious Warrior: A Handbook for 21st Century Men (Changemakers Books, 2019)
The Dancing Sorcerer:
Essays on the Mind of the Magician (TBA, Anathema Publishing Ltd. 2020)
Music played in this episode
1) HOLY WELL & SACRED FLAME
a Celtic pagan song, beautifully performed by the “Assembly of the Sacred Wheel”
2) FAUSTIAN DEAL, by Brian Christopher and the Wild Oats
the band’s website
3) PATH – by Frater F
from his collection Zeroth II, 2017
I just discovered your site and find its content invigorating. I went through a series of spiritual encounters (I call them Jungian experiences) in my mid-twenties that I have finally come to terms with. Perhaps even had a battle with the Demiurge and then Sophia coming to my rescue. Currently, I am applying some of Thoth Hermes’ principles to expand upon the works of Sir Isaac Newton. I recently published a book which skims through some of those experiences and our search for the soul. Best regards, AO