Podcast Show Notes, Episode 003

Feb 26, 2020


The Veil of Isis

Release Date: Feb. 26, 2020

Length: 33:59

Read the Episode Transcript on Medium


Join the High Priestess on a wild romp the the heart of Creation. In this episode, Donna Woodwell explores secret wisdom Hermetic adepts used to make magic and cultivate self mastery. Make yourself a cup of tea, and prepare to visit ancient Alexandria and Renaissance Italy, with quantum physicists and Tarot characters.

Favorite Quotes

"As we learn to observe and transmute our inner landscape, we become more whole. Or, in the language of the ancients, more divine-like."

"The Veil of Isis separates the outer Temple from its holy inner sanctum. " 


Recap 2:42

The Great Mystery 3:37

Life of Plotinus 4:59

Science of Duality 9:21

Hermeticism and the 'Accursed Sciences' 11:39

Astrology 13:38

Alchemy 15:47

Theurgy 17:56

The High Priestess 21:49

What's in it for you? 25:29

Three Hermetic Principles 37:40

Experiment 30:44

Links from Show 

Plotinus, The Enneads.

The West Wing, Season 7, Episode 4. “Mr. Frost.” 

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton, “The Room Where it Happens.”

Douglas Adams, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy.

Leonora Jackson, Powerful Magic: Secrets from the Inner Circle

They Might Be Giants, Here Come the 1, 2, 3s.Number Two.”

Michael Talbot, The Holographic Universe.

David Bohm, Wholeness and the Implicate Order.

Nassim Haramein, The Connected Universe.

James Gleick. Chaos: Making a New Science

Stanislas De Guaita (Author), Alex Bushman (Translator), At the Threshold of Mystery: Essays on the Accursed Sciences.

Thomas Moore, The Planets Within: The Archetypal Astrology of Marsilio Ficino

Carl Jung, Psychology and Alchemy.

Pierre Hadot. Philosophy as a Way of Life: Spiritual Exercises from Socrates to Foucault.

James Martin, S.J., The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything

Michael Dummett, Ronald Decker, Thierry Depaulis. A Wicked Pack of Cards: The Occult Origins of Tarot.

Brian P. Copenhaver. Hermetica: The Greek Corpus Hermeticum and the Latin Asclepius in a New English Translation, with Notes and Introduction

Mary K. Greer. "Papess Maifreda Visconti of the Guglielmites—new evidence."

Itzhak Bentov, Stalking the Wild Pendulum: On the Mechanics of Consciousness.

C.S. Lewis. The Last Battle.

Daniel Kahneman, Thinking Fast and Slow.

Daniel Goleman, Focus: The Hidden Driver of Human Excellence.

Three Initiates, The Kybalion: A study of the Hermetic Philosophy of Ancient Egypt and Greece.

Podcast Theme Music

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