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Demons of the Flesh: The Complete Guide to Left Hand Path Sex Magic

4.04  ·  Rating details ·  189 Ratings  ·  37 Reviews
"Demons of the Flesh "is a comprehensive and unflinching overview of the erotic initiation and sexual sorcery essential to the mysterious magical tradition known as the "Left-Hand Path."

Part exploration of this taboo area, part manual detailing the actual mechanics of sex magic, the book draws on the pioneering studies of Aleister Crowley and Jack Parsons to penetrate the

Paperback, 398 pages
Published November 1st 2002 by Creation Books (first published October 15th 2002)
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Franki Acevedo
Oct 06, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Don't let the title of this book scare you away! Just forget "Tantra" for a minute , and sit with this one....
Oct 10, 2015 rated it really liked it
The lurid cover and its amateurish typography left me unprepared for the content: well-written, articulate, with a nice blend of scholarship, humour, and frank language.

The authors provide a list of references without connecting them to the text by citations. Considering the complexity and density of the content, probably a wise decision, but this reader was left wondering, time and again, 'where on earth did they pick up that piece of information?'

The book is divided, chronologically and logica
Smith Steves
Schreck's seminal work- definitely the best of the sort of Satanic trilogy books released including also Satanic Screen and Flowers from Hell- Contains a lot of original research which, frankly, a lot of books on the left hand path lack.
Wylie Smith
Most of Nikolas Schrecks work only appeals to niche audiences (serial killer fans/ criminology/ Satanists or other occultists) this work, done with Zeena of course, is probably the best of the three non Manson related works, and since only 88 original copies exist it's understandably sought after.
Aug 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing
For those looking for a weird, inauthentic new age treatise on the occult, skip this book! This is real, historical, left hand path occultism, which you will find too "real" for you.
Kevin Oreilly
The best work ever made on the left hand path- clears up a lot of confusion folks seem to have between the occult and the authentic left hand path- two disparate systems which folks often consider the same thing.
Aug 01, 2011 rated it really liked it
intelligent treatment of (real) LHP principles/history and BDSM in magick.
Tina White
Aug 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: pagan, occult, paganism, magic
The only good sex magick book which exists.
Jul 29, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This book rips the lid off the forbidden knowledge of taboo practices, and there practical application. A worth-while read, very thought-provoking.
G Wazoo
Aug 15, 2012 marked it as to-read
Overall very good.
Hannah Stevens
Aug 01, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Nikolas Schrecks best work to date
Xavier Zimmerman
Wonderfully well made, and probably more educational than most of the stock in the genre (for the left hand path/ magic) might be the only good book about sex as it relates to magick.
Thom York
Documents various roles of sex, women, gender, and forms of mysticism in different eastern mystical traditions. A very good read.
Fred Smith
Aug 14, 2012 rated it really liked it
Definitely recommended for all magickal practitioners. Probably won't appeal to certain occult groups which practice new age, judeochristian-morality-informed versions of pseudo occultism.
Jonathan M
Excellent work on the reality of the left hand path tradition.
Jul 23, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: occult, pagan, satanism
Simply grand
not yet.
Smith White
Very good work.
Mar 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Probably the only genuine work on the subject.Great illustrations and concise text.A must!
Dru Arnaldo
interesting stuff
T White
Extremely worthwhile endeavor into the true, authentic left hand path practices of the east.
Chris Tyler
Overall a good look at some history and modern practice within sexual magic- Ave!
Tim Fronsac
In depth look at the topic of sex magic- although it also delves into gender and sexism as well from a more eastern point of view.
Greg Lassiter
Very, very good work on true esoteric wisdom and practice.
Miranda T
Jul 31, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: occult, magic, paganism
Purely the best book on the left hand path ever created, hands down.
Sammy Jayne
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American writer, musician, film-maker, and spiritual teacher whose work focuses on magic, mysticism, mythology and the macabre. Schreck is married to Zeena Schreck (Formerly LaVey) the daughter of the founder of the Church of Satan, Anton Lavey

Together with his wife he founded the Sethian Liberation Movement and wrote books about sex magic, portrayal of Satan in cinema and Charles Manson.

He is als
More about Nikolas Schreck...
“Sex is like an atom bomb. A potent weapon which fascinates and frightens. We're afraid to let it loose, yet we all have our finger on the button.”

--Zeena Schreck, Cuir Underground: Sado-Magic for Satan Interview, 1998”
“Kundalini means, according to Zeena ‘She Who is Hidden,’ and points to the dormant goddess in every human being’s body. While the kundalini force is found in muladharachakra, she hypnotizes humans, like maya herself, and renders them slaves to the illusory. Kundalini can only awaken people if she travels up along the spine.'

--About Zeena Schreck by Malin Fitger 'Contemporary notions of Kundalini, its background and role within new Western religiosity,' University of Stockholm, 2004”
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