“Unknown Works by Franz Bardon” – A Talk by Lukáš Loužecký

At the end of April 2018, during the Prague Hermetic Conference, our editor,  Lukas Louzecky, had a talk about his recent discoveries about Franz Bardon. This included the recently published Magical Diaries of a Bardon Student, by Josef Drabek, which we already informed our readers about, recently, along with another new book that is being…

Publishing of the “Magical Diaries of Franz Bardon’s Student”

Here in Prague, within the Czech Republic, we are now publishing a brand new and previously unpublished book of material related to Franz Bardon called: The Magical Diaries of a Bardon Student by Josef Drábek. This is an extremely rare and exciting opportunity to take a look behind the curtain at the actual practices and…

What to Look for in New Versions of Franz Bardon’s Books

“We are currently at the very beginning of the editing process,” says Lukáš Loužecký, editor of the “Bibliotheca Horev” series that is published under Vodnář publishing House.  Lukáš, together with Vodnář, are no novices when it comes to publishing and editing books by Franz Bardon.  They are the team who, after years of research, were the…

Very Important Announcement: Open Letter from Lumír Bardon

We have been asked by Lumír Bardon to share this open letter. This is an announcement of the utmost importance for the Bardon community all around the world. Please share the link to this article with other Bardonists and throughout the occult community. We will be posting more information on this website as soon as…

New Radio Show About Our Upcoming Book!

As you may know already, the main reason behind the Czech Hermetics website is to publish a collection of occult classics from the Czech Republic that are widely unknown to the international reader.  With cooperation from the local Czech occultists and Vodnar publishing house, we will bring the very best esoteric literature from the Czech…

Fraternitas Saturni Materials from Franz Bardon’s Archive (New discovery)

We feel very privileged to present our reader with new rare materials connected to the life of Franz Bardon.  Only a few weeks ago, materials long considered to be lost, or even completely non-existent came to the surface after being hidden for about 50 years. These are the eight  ‘Magical Letters’ (Magische Briefe) – a…

Police Documentation of Franz Bardon’s Laboratory

Today, we are presenting another interesting find : two previously unknown pictures from a police archive which was taken during the raid of Franz Bardon’s laboratory after he was arrested. These pictures resurfaced in an obscure and widely unknown communist propaganda book that was aimed to discredit alternative medicine and healers at the time, called…

Magical Places to Visit in Prague

One question that we’ve been asked quite a few times now, is fun places to travel around and see in the Czech Republic, particularly in Prague, where we’re located. The thing about it, is that Prague is an incredibly magical city. It is fabled to have originally been foreseen in a vision of a clairvoyant…

Franz Bardon’s Birth Certificate

Today we are pleased to present a rare find. Franz Bardon’s Birth certificate. You can see the name of Franz Bardon, together with the name of his father, and with dates along with the place of birth. Of interest is the mentioning of Bardon leaving the Catholic church on 17/5/1929 and returning to the Catholic…

Franz Bardon : A Living Tradition on Spiritual Alchemy Show

This week, Matthew, and I went on air again, this time talking about the living tradition of Franz Bardon in the Czech Republic. After we came here, we realized how specific, and different the practice is in comparison to the international community, and after a full year of hermetic adventures here in Prague, we decided…

New Czech Hermetics Instagram account!

  So after months of careful preparation we expanded our presence to Instagram. You can expect a lot of pictures of rare manuscripts, real life locations, previously unpublished vintage photographs and obviously a lot of pictures of our beautiful books. 🙂 Enjoy! https://www.instagram.com/czechhermetics/

Two New Podcasts about Lasenic

I am happy to announce that both radio shows we have done with Matthew are currently in the archive ready for public to listen to. This is the first time such a detailed information about Lasenic, his work and life were ever presented to the international audience for which we are truly excited for. Astrid…

Lasenic About the SES. – Article from Universalia’s Encyclopedia

Today we are presenting yet another rare find: an article about the SES., which Pierre de Lasenic wrote for the private occult encyclopedia of Universalia. Information about this very enigmatic society, even in today’s world of the internet, and information overload, is practically non-existent, which makes this find even more interesting. Universalia’s encyclopedia, is collection…

Czech Hermetics Episode on the Spiritual Alchemy Show

Astrid and Matthew made an appearance on Astrid’s Spiritual Alchemy Show, to talk about their journey to the Czech Republic and the discovery of the treasure chest of amazing hermetic authors. Shedding some light on why such great hermetics remained in obscurity for such a long time and the current situation in the Czech hermetic…

Texbook of High Magic by Franz Bardon

Before Initiation Into Hermetics was published, František Bardon translated 3 books, and put them together into one practical system of initiation for his inner circle, and this book was called the Textbook of High Magic, and these 3 books that made it up are called: Seven Hermetic Letters by Georg Lomer, and Bardon also included,…

Bardon’s Concentration Exercise Symbol

Here we are offering a fascinating discovery.  A scan of the last symbol that František Bardon used in his Prague study group for concentration exercises before he was arrested. The symbol itself was a cut-out from a German occult magazine, in which this is an exact copy of. Recently, we acquired this scan of the…

Ritual Prayer of the S.E.S.

S.E.S. = Société égyptienne secréte (Egyptian Secret Society)  Probably the only order directly following ancient Egyptian hermeticism. It was founded in 1840, by Muhammad Ben Neftherim in Cairo. The candidate had to endure very challenging tests for membership, and the order had no more than 84 members (12 members for each of the seven degrees…

The Universe of Vojtěch Roučka

Vojtěch Roučka was considerably one of the best Czech Astrologers in between wars. He studied German, and French Astrology literature privately, and after combining the two together, he began evaluating it with his own experiences and opened up his own private Astrology School. Its main work, and also the main teaching material in that school…

New Website Launch!

“So why don’t you just translate those books….” When we moved to the Czech Republic, we had no idea what type of treasure of Light we would find in the heart of Europe…We decided to share this amazing gem through publishing completely new translations of previously unknown books to international audiences. The goal of this…