San Francisco: Samuel Weiser, Inc., 2000. Paperback, 133 pages. New.
First published in 1930, The Training & Work of an Initiate is Dion Fortune’s guide to the path and progression of occult adepthood. She explores the ancient roots of the Western Esoteric Tradition in Greece, Egypt and the Qabalah, and goes on to explain how one should prepare for initiation, and how to develop the appropriate philosophy of life and practice for the challenging journey of the esoteric path. Exploring key issues such as ritual magic, karma, Black and White Magic, the inner planes and correspondences and the refinement of mind, body and spirit, The Training & Work of an Initiate is a classic work for anyone who wants to discover their purpose through the Western Esoteric Tradition. This new edition is introduced by Gareth Knight.