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The Kybalion Audiobook

The Kybalion: A Study of Hermetic Philosophy of Ancient Egypt and Greece

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Publisher's Summary

He was the father of the occult, the founder of astrology, the discoverer of alchemy. He was Hermes Trismegistus, and as the scribe of the gods of ancient Egypt, he possessed all divine knowledge... which he passed on to humanity, though only those who have been tutored in its wonders can fully understand it.In this extraordinary 1912 book, three secret initiates to his teachings - who remain anonymous to this day - share their insight with all who seek to understand the mysterious underpinnings of the universe and our relationship with it.

An appreciation of Hermeticism, as the basis of all paranormal philosophies still studied today, is an absolute must for anyone fascinated by magic, the supernatural, and the wisdom of the ancients.

©2013 Gildan Media LLC (P)2013 Gildan Media LLC

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    The Wolf Glasgow 26/03/2015
    The Wolf Glasgow 26/03/2015 Member Since 2014
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    "Interesting stuff"

    If you're interested in occult or mystical teachings then you should find this audiobook really interesting without being as dense and inaccessible to the layman as something by the likes of Crowley which requires a lot of prior study and understanding before you even begin to have an idea of what's being said.
    This is, on the surface, simple enough, but will reward deeper study. I bought the Kindle version on a whim, because it was only 46p and I was enjoying it so added the Audible narration. Listened to it over a couple of days driving around at work and really enjoyed it. Some of the ideas might be dated, but since we're talking about apparent source material that comes from Ancient Egypt I don't think 'dated' is that much of a problem.
    If you fancy a change from audio stories you might enjoy this. I certainly did.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Gill 22/02/2016
    Gill 22/02/2016 Member Since 2013
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    "A bit like reading The book of Revalation"

    To compare this to Revelation is because of its complexity not the content. This is a hard book to read and I have gone though it three times now and will go back to it. Fortunately it's not long. However the information within is priceless and requires much contemplation.
    I marked it down because of the complexity. That's no ones fault it's just big stuff to get your head round. The narrator did well with the material.
    The truth isn't out there it's in this little book.
    If you have spiritual questions try this.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer 26/10/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Brilliant !"

    Knowledge from the lips of the Master how much gratitude would be needed to repay is down to the level of individual understanding .

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    Amazon Customer 23/08/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "great start"

    great explanation of the hermetic principles.. often very deep. would have liked links or perhaps guidance to apply this wonderful knowledge..

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    Amazon Customer 18/07/2017 Member Since 2014
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    "intellectual reading"

    this a book that can be listened to many times, and each review will open a new discovery.

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    Robert 14/03/2017
    Robert 14/03/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "interesting read"

    very insightful, thought provoking helped with my meditation, insight into misunderstanding some religious history or reactions

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    andrew 04/07/2015
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    "How ever old it is; it seems quantum mechanics"
    What made the experience of listening to The Kybalion the most enjoyable?

    Quantum mechanics. And also if true and that old; how did they know that. The 1920s is when quantum mechanics became the game changer about ourselves and reality


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    Have you listened to any of Mitch Horowitz’s other performances? How does this one compare?

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    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Its quantum mechanics man


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  • Diana
    Antelope Valley, CA, United States
    24/07/14
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    "Big bites of ancient (now age?) wisdom to chew on"

    This book covers a lot of territory - consciousness, dimensions, physics, science, nature, natural law (Universe, Earth, Human), behavior, mental abilities, responsibility, integrity, and much more.

    For someone interested in spiritual development, there's food for thought here. Strangely, I wasn't expecting so much that is relevant today in physics and science to be part of ancient teachings. Interesting.

    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
  • Jemal
    13/03/15
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    "enlightening"

    this was very informative and boiled things down to its essance love it definatly starting down the right path

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Joel
    25/04/15
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    "When The Ears Of Knowledge Are Ready..."

    Listen to this book. Then, Live.
    Come back after awhile and listen to it again.
    Then Live. Repeat until time goes by and you begin to GAIN some Understanding. :)

    Welcome. :)

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    22/04/15
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    "Great book about my ancestors wisdom (Egyptians) "

    Loved it a great reference of the greatness of the Ancient Melanated Egyptians and their great contribution of civilizing humanity.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • R. Reese
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    26/08/15
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    "The Oldest Skeleton Key"

    Roots. The source for so many teachings. You will recognize many, if you have ears to hear.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Augi Reyes
    Hobart, In United States
    12/02/15
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    "Hermetic laws explained"

    The most concise explanation of the 7 Hermetic principles . The recitation leaves nothing to wanting; well read. Overall good job.

    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
  • Roddy
    27/04/15
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    "good explanation"

    it give you an idea of hermetic principle are, and an explanation. i was hoping to learn more in depth about hermeticism

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • erik
    VERO BEACH, FL, United States
    04/10/14
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    "Useful but a bit misleading to neophytes"
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    This echoes the ancient realizations of the sages from around the globe. To me it feels like a blend of Taoism and Buddhism and I often found myself thinking that one would be better to take up the Buddhist practice instead because it's a much more fleshed out system but I must admit to being partial on this matter. This could serve as a good nudge in a right direction as far as awareness of what the mind is and how it functions and how it is malleable. However, as in much of spirituality, there runs the risk of the new comer being confused and stuck in "seeking" mode, and some naive ones may very well misinterpret what is meant by "all is mind", I assure you, you won't be levitating or bending spoons but you might stumble onto a new perspective which opens the gate that leads to a gateless gate.

    10 of 12 people found this review helpful
  • J. Root
    Shakopee, MN
    29/04/17
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    "Game changer for the true seeker of knowledge"

    Many of the concepts of the hermetic teachings given in this book are those that instinctually we all know already. Though over the course of our lives we are but mere manifestations of our environment on every level... Biologically, philosophically, psychologically and most importantly.... Mentally. What this book will give you is the key to understanding the different aspects of all these things in your life and the other lives around you. You will see the unconscious made manifest in every being and its environment. You will see then, the incredible power you wield once you not only grasp this concept but also implement the transmutation of the underlying laws that drive these outward manifestations within yourself.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Alex
    23/09/15
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    "Best book I heard in Audible"

    it is worth listening too. Do not know if this is true or not but it is worth pondering on the teachings of the book

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful

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