Locked gateways to magical realms of immense power—and danger, for the uninitiated.
Within these pages are thirteen keys.
Enter the Necronomicon and be forever changed.
In this authentic sourcebook for magicians, occult scholar Donald Tyson uses H. P. Lovecraft’s story elements and characters—alien races, ancient sorceries, the Dreamlands, deities, witches, and ghouls—as the foundation for a workable and coherent system of modern ritual magic based on the thirteen true zodical constellations. This authoritative guide presents the essential elements of the Necronomicon mythos for use in esoteric practices such as dream scrying, astral projection, magical rites, and invocations.
Who was H.P. Lovecraft? What is exactly is the Necronomicon, and why has it left such an indelible impression on magicians and occultists of today? Donald Tyson, author of The 13 Gates of the Necronomicon, describes just exactly what Lovecraft had in mind—and why our usage of the Necronomicon today would be blasphemy to him.
Demons, fairies, and saints—together? These are not three categories we think of together. In past eras, however, perceptions of the supernatural world were much more fluid. Magicians of the Renaissance would not be averse to calling upon whatever beings were available that could teach them secrets, acquire treasure, or gain the love of... read this article