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Fortune, Dion

Works: 112 works in 436 publications in 10 languages and 3,186 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Horror tales  History  Miscellanea  Meditations  Prayers and devotions  Fantasy fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Science fiction  Novels 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Composer, Actor
Classifications: PR6011.I72, 133
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Dion Fortune
What is occultism? by Dion Fortune( Book )

21 editions published between 1929 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers the reader an in-depth look at what occultism can be to the rational and well-trained practitioner. Fortune presents a clear discussion, sweeping aside our cultural assumptions and stereotypes. She is able to place occultism in its proper place asa philosophy that employs scientific and rational methodology to explore the meaning of life, while retaining religious overtones. She reveals the heart of occult ethics and ideals that occult research seeks to aid people in achieving enlightenment
The sea priestess by Dion Fortune( Book )

25 editions published between 1938 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sea Priestess is the highly acclaimed novel in which Dion Fortune introduces her most powerful fictional character, Vivien Le Fay Morgan--"a practicing initiate of the Hermetic Path. Vivien has the ability to transform herself into magical images, and here she becomes Morgan Le Fay, sea priestess of Atlantis and foster daughter to Merlin! Desperately in love with Vivien, Wilfred Maxwell works by her side at an isolated seaside retreat, investigating these occult mysteries. They soon find themselves inextricably drawn to an ancient cult through which they learn the esoteric significance of the magnetic ebb and flow of the moontides. [This] is a book with an undercurrent; upon the surface, a romance; underneath a thesis upon the theme: All women are Isis, and Isis is all women, ' or in the language of modern psychology, the anima-animus principle. --"from the Introduction
Psychic self-defense by Dion Fortune( Book )

11 editions published between 1930 and 2018 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After finding herself the subject of a powerful psychic attack in the 1930's, famed British occultist Dion Fortune wrote this detailed instruction manual on protecting oneself from paranormal attack. This classic psychic self-defense guide explains how to understand the signs of a psychic attack, vampirism, hauntings, and methods of defense. Everything you need to know about the methods, motives, and physical aspects of a psychic attack and how to overcome it is here, along with a look at the role psychic elements play in mental illness and how to recognize them. This is one of the best guides to detection and defense against psychic attack from one of the leading occult writers of the 20th century."--Publisher description
The mystical Qabalah by Violet M Firth( Book )

12 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sleutel tot van oudsher mondeling doorgegeven joods-mystieke gedachten met nadruk op de betekenis ervan voor het leven van alledag
The demon lover by Dion Fortune( Book )

28 editions published between 1927 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Esoteric orders and their work by Dion Fortune( Book )

18 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esoteric Orders and their Work examines how and why esoteric schools have restricted admission to their secret societies and orders, and shrouded their practices in mystery. The knowledge guarded by these schools--passed down through the ages, and revised from time to time by great teachers--is a secret traditional science that studies the causes that lie behind observable phenomena. Dion Fortune reveals every aspect of these secret organizations and the training they offer to initiates. Revised edition contains a new introduction by Gareth Knight, and an index
Applied magic by Dion Fortune( Book )

19 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Applied Magic is a selection of Dion Fortune''s writings on the practical applications of magical and esoteric techniques. Everyone has the ability to access the invisible planes of existence- a whole kingdom of mind and spirit- which cannot be perceived with the physical senses. Fortune provides invaluable guidance to anyone intent on increasing their inner awareness. She declares, ""Esoteric tradition admits of no exclusiveness; it is the very essence of its spirit that it blasphemes no God that has been hallowed by our devotion. It sees all religions as the expressions of our spirit rather
Aspects of occultism by Dion Fortune( Book )

13 editions published between 1962 and 2000 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dion Fortune wrote Aspects of Occultism, "occultism" was an umbrella word used to describe hidden lore, secret traditions, and arcane knowledge. Today, when the word "occult" is often confused for "cult," and all its negative aspects, Fortune's essays would be better referred to as "esoteric studies." In this book she discusses evocative magic, the sites of Druid worship, parallels between Christianity and the Qabalah, the astral plane, auras, spiritual healing, power cycles, and our relationship with the Higher Self. This revised edition includes a new introduction by Gareth Knight, an index, and an additional essay by Fortune-"The Myth of the Round Table." People familiar with Fortune's work will love this book!
The secrets of Dr. Taverner by Dion Fortune( Book )

18 editions published between 1926 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death hounds, shape shifters, and vampires are among the patients treated by the Holmes-like Dr. Taverner and his assistant Dr. Rhodes in this work of supernatural fiction by acclaimed spiritualist and occult writer Dion Fortune.First published in 1926, the adventures of Dr.Taverner and Dr. Rhodes take readers across the marshy moonlit fields of nightfall, hunting spirits and keeping watch over souls. Suffering from vampirism? Being stalked by a death hound? Haunted by past life debts? Family under a suicidal curse? From across the countryside patients and their desperate families come to seek treatment for unconventional diseases from an unconventional doctor. His secret? Treating the diseases of the occult.Though Fortune wrote The Secrets of Doctor Taverner as her first novel, she maintained that all the events were based on true occurrences. Many believe Taverner to be Fortune's own spiritual teacher, Dr. Moriarty, and Rhodes to be based on Fortune herself.An essential and fun read for anyone interested in the Western Mystery Tradition, Dion Fortune, the melding of medicine and magic, or just good old-fashioned paranormal fiction
The training & work of an initiate by Dion Fortune( Book )

15 editions published between 1930 and 2000 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Training and Work of an Initiate shows how, from ancient Qabalistic, Greek, and Egyptian roots, the Western Esoteric Systems have an unbroken initiation tradition that has been handed down from adept to neophyte. In this book, Dion Fortune indicates the broad outlines and underlying principles of these systems, illuminating an obscure and greatly misunderstood aspect of the path. Thanks to her teaching, even those who cannot give their lives to the pursuit of esoteric science can still evolve a philosophy of life and discover their individual relationship to the cosmic whole
The winged bull : a romance of modern magic by Dion Fortune( Book )

18 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down on his luck, Ted Murchison invokes the Winged Bull, a god of ancient Babylon, to come to his aid. Immediately, he is drawn into a vortex of weird events in which he is asked to rescue the daughter of an old friend from the clutches of a black magician
The goat foot god : a novel by Dion Fortune( Book )

14 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An original novel in which the 15th and 20th centuries meet with uncanny results due to the invocation of Pan
Moon magic by Dion Fortune( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moon Magic is the sequel to Dion Fortune's most acclaimed novel, The Sea Priestess. It continues the story of her hero, Vivien Le Fay Morgan, this time in the guise of Lilith Le Fay, setting up a temple dedicated to the worship of Isis in London. There, through telepathic means, she attracts the service of the dour, repressed, yet psychically-gifted Dr. Rupert Malcolm as a participant in her magical workings, as priest to her priestess in their astral temple. During the course of her magical work, Le Fay breaks down Malcolm's querulous personality and helps him rediscover his emotional nature. At the apogee of their magical practice, he assumes the role of god to Le Fay's goddess as they combine their power in a supreme act of magic to benefit the whole human race
Through the gates of death by Dion Fortune( Book )

16 editions published between 1932 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Onthullingen over het mystieke leven na de dood
Psychic self-defence : a study in occult pathology and criminality by Dion Fortune( Book )

21 editions published between 1930 and 1985 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical occultism in daily life by Dion Fortune( Book )

16 editions published between 1935 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coffins : the vampire archives volume 3( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an anthology of twenty works about vampires, including contributions by Robert Bloch, Harlan Ellison, and F. Paul Wilson
The secrets of Doctor Taverner by Dion Fortune( )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fresh out of a stint as a medic in the army, Dr. Rhodes is placed in the employ of the unconventional Dr. Taverner. Taverner, who converts a country retirement home into his own facility, treats the so-called insane with conditions that other doctors would only medicate or electro-shock away. Based on real characters, this collection of tales portray Dion Fortune's occult teacher as Dr. Taverner and Fortune herself as his assistant Rhodes. Through crafty and inventive soulswapping and journeys into other dimensions, Taverner is able to free his patients from frustration and misery. Rhodes, although not an initiate himself, becomes more and more captivated by ritual, magic, and psychic phenomena--until one night he becomes entangled in a terrifying ordeal while trying to imitate Taverner's adeptness."--Back cover
Mystical meditations on the collects by Dion Fortune( Book )

4 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dion Fortune's esoteric orders and their work ; and, The training and work of an initiate by Dion Fortune( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names

controlled identityFirth, Violet M. (Violet Mary), 1890-1946

Dion Fortune britisk okkultist og forfattar

Dion Fortune britisk okkultist og forfatter

Dion Fortune Brits auteur

Dion Fortune scrittrice e esoterista britannica

Dion Fortune walisische Okkultistin, Rosenkreuzerin, Theosophin und Autorin

Evans, Violet Mary Firth

Evans, Violet Mary Firth 1891-1946

Firth, Violet M.

Firth, Violet M. 1891-1946

Firth , Violet Mary

Forchum, Dion, 1890-1946

Forchun, Dion

Forčūna, Diona 1890-1946

Fortune D.

Fortune D. 1890-1946

Fortune, Dion

Violet Mary Firth britská okultistka a spisovatelka

Violet Mary Firthová

Ферт В. М

Ферт В. М. 1890-1946

Форчун, Дион

Форчун, Дион 1890-1946


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