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A Guide to the Modern Revival of Ancient Mesopotamian Religion | New Babylon

Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the modern “Mardukite” inception, Director of the “Mardukite Research Organization”Joshua Free—is taking great strides to reintroduce a new generation of “NexGen” Truth Seekers to the revolutionary New Thought developments released by the “Mardukite Truth Seeker Press” to encourage a modern revival of ancient Mesopotamian religion—using the specific underground tradition of the “Mardukite” Babylonians as a base… such has never been done before on the planet for thousands of years!

Central to efforts for reviving the ancient Mesopotamian traditions and Mardukite Babylonian (including Chaldean and Assyrian) systems of esoteric magic, astronomy and philosophy—the inception of this modern “Mardukite” mystical, spiritual and archaeological revival first emphasizes exploration of the Mesopotamian Mysteries as collected within the once underground source book, developed by the “Mardukite Chamberlains” during their first active year and now revised, re-edited and revisited for a 10th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Hardcover as: NECRONOMICON: THE ANUNNAKI BIBLE edited by Joshua Free.

Joshua Free explains on a recent episode of ‘Mardukite TV’, rebooted on YouTube for the Mardukite 10th Anniversary—

“Although the greater body of our [Mardukite] work is more encompassing and universal than strictly ‘Ancient Near East’ studies, one of the core fundamental topics of esoteric history and tradition that we do focus on is the ‘Source’—the oldest systematized aspects of modern human development—the origins of writing itself; the ability to record history; also the inception of many worldly systems, beliefs, programming and civic aspects, all of which bring us back to the heart of Mesopotamia and the cuneiform tablet records of the Nabu priest-scribes of Babylon. These ‘magicians’ literally used a newly refined language and the ability to record written communication to actually shape human consciousness and beliefs… These systems have continued to remain in the control of higher orders of citizens, business and other authority…”

NECRONOMICON: THE ANUNNAKI BIBLE is a collected works anthology comprised of seven discourses originally released separately to the underground in 2009 (and 2010). It is an unparalleled unequaled modern collection of the most ancient writings on the planet—brought together with the explicit purpose of being used, as relevant today as the day the cuneiform clay tablets were first formed. The book has been prepared for the “every man,” without the need for previous experience or esoteric education—although someone with some will undoubtedly find that it advances their prior gleanings greatly. Those supporters who have taken a step back to see the wide-angle “big picture” source knowledge that this provides and how relevant it is to global history, traditions and civic evolution have found that this paradigm or methodology is superior to all alternatives available to us today.

Many people are familiar with—or are traditionally taught—a limited view of human history, mostly restricted to a classical period of Greeks and Romans, and maybe even a little nod in the direction of the Egyptians. There is little or no attention given to the “less-accessible” and “less understood” sources of these later developments in human civilization—sources that extend back to Mesopotamia, the Anunnaki and the Mardukite Babylonians. Personal feelings and misrepresented politics regarding areas now known as the “Middle East” really do not help matters. Not to mention that current populations in these areas do not observe these ancient traditions either. So, there really was no representation for this path in the “New Age” or any decent source material for an authentic resurgent revival before the Year-1 2009 work of the modern “Mardukite Chamberlains” that is culminated as NECRONOMICON: THE ANUNNAKI BIBLE edited by Joshua Free.

Accept no imitations or substitutions… This is the book you want to get you on your way!

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FORBIDDEN ARCHAEOLOGY — Mardukite 10th Anniversary Reboot featuring “Necronomicon: The Anunnaki Bible”

Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the modern “Mardukite” New Thought movement, the Director of “Mardukite Research & Development”Joshua Free—returns to “Mardukite TV” on YouTube for a 10th Anniversary “Reboot” series is dedicated to reintroducing the world to the NexGen work of the “Mardukite Chamberlains” and especially the primary source book of the movement, developed underground over the past decade as— NECRONOMICON: THE ANUNNAKI BIBLE —available as a 10th Anniversary Hardcover Collector’s Edition on October 30, 2018.

NECRONOMICON: THE ANUNNAKI BIBLE
10th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Hardcover

edited by Joshua Free

Revised and updated complete anthology!
Liber-N,L,G,9+M,W+S
Materials from 7-Books-in-One!
ISBN : 978-0-692-19010-4
Cloth Hardcover with Dustjacket

NECRONOMICON : THE ANUNNAKI BIBLE is a revolutionary contribution toward true “New Age” advancement in authentic historical, mystical and esoteric research. It draws from a unique and unparalleled modern effort combining archaeological findings with the esoteric (“mystical” and “magical”) traditions—forming the backbone of what Truth Seekers are looking for! This book specifically concerns hard to find information about the Sumerians, Babylonians, Akkadians, Assyrians, Chaldeans, Egyptians… even including the Yezidic Traditions and Zoroastrianism.

Until the inception of the modern “Mardukite” movement, this information remained in the backwaters of human consciousness—even in the “New Age movement”—because they have not been as accessible as European traditions and other more popular and classical customs and revivals that are more widely accessible today—including even the Egyptians and the Hermetic Mysteries from the Classical Age. NECRONOMICON : THE ANUNNAKI BIBLE revives the heart and soul of humanity directly from the cradle of civilization as a complete cuneiform tablet collection anthology, translated and beautifully presented in its raw and undefiled state.

What sets the modern “Mardukite” organization and movement apart from a lot of others—and also the subject of some controversy—is the fact that it is a balanced combination of the “esoteric” and the “academic” or archaeological. As a New Thought Movement, the modern “Mardukite” methodology is not passive—it is an active movement—balanced coherently in the logic of philosophies and science. For a decade, the organization has operated underground as a collective of NexGen “Truth Seekers” essentially seeking the well-springs of hidden information, historical records, research of cuneiform tablets—which includes “esoteric” (“spiritual” and “mystical”) experimentation. This method of development, under the direction of Joshua Free, has led to the highly effective growth of this paradigm around the world.

NECRONOMICON : THE ANUNNAKI BIBLE reveals the “Ancient Mystery Tradition” as it first appears, when civilization is developing in Mesopotamia. This became the groundwork for later derived “Hermetic Traditions” and the “Underworld Mysteries” and legacy of “Books of the Dead,” not to mention the influences directly on Semitic lore and development of Judeo-Christian tradition, including the “Book of Genesis” and “Book of Enoch” and the entirety of the Kabbalah!

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NECRONOMICON : THE ANUNNAKI BIBLE — 10th Anniversary Collector’s Edition (Hardcover) on sale October 30

—The Necronomicon of Mesopotamia… —Sumerians… —Star-Gates of Babylon… —Anunnaki… —“Ancient Aliens” and “Gods”… —Igigi “Watchers” of the Old Testament… —Religion, Mythology and Magick of a long-lost forgotten age…

**ACCEPT NO IMITATIONS—HERE is the REAL DEAL!**

From the Vaults of the “Mardukite Chamberlains” —The Original & Complete Underground Classic Returns!

A newly developing “JOSHUA FREE” publishing-house imprint (representing the “Mardukite Truth Seeker Press”) launches this year commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the modern ‘Mardukite’ inception. And with what more appropriate title should it debut with? But a very special hardcover 10th Anniversary Collector’s Edition of the underground classic by Joshua FreeNECRONOMICON: THE ANUNNAKI BIBLE—on sale to the public for the first time on October 30, Samhain 2018!

Evolving from a single popular underground Mardukite document—NECRONOMICON: THE ANUNNAKI BIBLEby Joshua Free, is a masterpiece of Mesopotamian literature, spirituality and magic, providing a complete collection—a grand symphony of correlated materials—of the most ancient writings on the planet.

The oldest of these records—Sumerian and Babylonian cuneiform tablets—reveal detailed accounts of cosmic history in the universe and on earth, the development of human history and descriptions of world order – all of which were used to maintain spiritual and physical control of humanity— proving to be the predecessor and foundation of all global scripture-based religious and mystical traditions thereafter. These raw underground materials have shaped humanity and all systems of belief, culture, tradition and science for thousands of years; right from the heart of the Ancient Near East: Sumer, Babylon and even Egypt!

Necronomicon: The Anunnaki Bible
10th Anniversary Collector’s Edition
edited and published by Joshua Free
clothbound hardcover w/ dustjacket
ISBN : 978-0-692-19010-4
Global Release—October 30, 2018
Order from your favorite book source!

Retailers/Distributors may order from Ingram.

Nearly a decade since the modern underground Mardukite inception—and thousands of copies in print—Joshua Free’s NECRONOMICON: THE ANUNNAKI BIBLE is a revolutionary “New Age” advancement in authentic historical, spiritual and mystical research drawn from a unique unparalleled combination of archaeological findings and esoteric mystical magical traditions.

—Sumerian… —Babylonian… —Akkadian… —Assyrian… —Chaldean… —Egyptian… —Hermetic… —Yezidic… —Zoroastrian…

…and more. The heart and soul of humanity, from the cradle of civilization, is laid out clearly for the “Truth Seeker” to see—all in its pure and undefiled state in public view for the first time ever!

JOSHUA FREE’S “NECRONOMICON: THE ANUNNAKI BIBLE” 10TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTOR’S EDITION HARDCOVER – AVAILABLE OCTOBER 30, SAMHAIN 2018

REQUEST FROM YOUR FAVORITE BOOKSELLER!
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The Most Ancient Sacred Library… at your fingertips! Once Reserved for the Elite: Secrets of Cosmology-Science-Mysticism… Revealed!

Contemporary understanding of ancient civilizations is botched — pure and simple. Where much is uncovered even today, consistently shifting our opinions and timelines stretching around the globe, it cannot be dismissed that in spite of the myriad of findings and symbols among scattered remains, it is the cuneiform tablet libraries of ancient Mesopotamia (what is now Iraq; formerly Sumer and Babylon) that truly give us the first true writing systems. And although we like to call them “books” today, no such objects existed at that time — instead, an entire tradition of preserving knowledge and scientific mysteries emerged in the form of clay tablets, written in a script-style known as cuneiform (and named for its ‘wedge-shaped’ marks).

NECRONOMICON ANUNNAKI BIBLE (10th Anniversary Seventh Edition)

Prolific author and prodigious mystic and philosopher, JOSHUA FREE, has been actively involved in the underground and so-called “New Age” movement for nearly 25 YEARS, first known as “Merlyn Stone” in the mind-1990’s. His personal occult notebooks as a teenager, such as the “Draconomicon” and especially his “Sorcerer’s Handbook” (with more than 2000 copies in circulation before he was 18 years old), have influenced the development of modern practitioners and their traditions for two decades! Pivotal more-intermediate editions such as “Book of Elven-Faerie” and especially the release of “Arcanum: Great Magical Arcanum” literally launched the modern Mardukite movement more than 10 years ago! But where the subject of the Mardukite resurgence is concerned, the most inseparable of all works by Joshua Free is a literary collection known today as the NECRONOMICON ANUNNAKI BIBLE.

“So, in the ancient Realm we peer into, we find not books, but clay tablets; no bibles, but specialized tablet collections — sometimes kept in wooden or gilded boxes, for the elite class of Mesopotamia were all literate. And “temples” of priest-scribes preserved the most ancient knowledge of cosmology, science and etheric spirituality on clay tablets in cuneiform scripts, some more than 5000 years old today. And these were no obscure symbolic primitive picture-glyphs, but explicitly detailed renderings — albeit quite mystifying to the common-folk of the general population who could not read, who could not decipher the mysteries themselves to the degree of that intellectual dimension. Maintaining an Order to the ancient commonwealth, ceremony, traditions and other culture emerged from this lore, but on a public exoteric level designed primarily for the masses with little direct access or discernment of the cuneiform tablets themselves. Such was, as it always has been, kept closely guarded under the highest or most secret echelons of the Realm, who maintained their own lineage of societies within, albeit also separate and apart from, the surface world. Such is what provides us with the substance to work through this work today under its present guise…[the Necronomicon Anunnaki Bible]” — explains Joshua Free, from a recent “Knowledge Lecture” at the Mardukite Babylon Ancient Astronomy Research Office.

NECRONOMICON ANUNNAKI BIBLE edited by Joshua Free, is now celebrating its release of a 10th Anniversary Seventh Edition, the most complete, economical and accessible printing of the original ‘Mardukite Core’ anthology in a decade, just in time for a (NexGen) new generation of Truth Seekers. Of course, it is essential reading for any Mardukite, but even beyond this specific semantic paradigm, it is a must-read for anyone considering themselves a “Truth Seeker.” It is intriguing and refreshing to see this forgotten lore so painstakingly researched from a perspective that is both anthropological and historical, not to mention mystical and spiritually nourishing.

JOSHUA FREE

As a Mardukite Alumni once commented about the work, “Resulting from a [then] fifteen-year journey into the source of ‘New Age’ metaphysical mysteries of the underground, JOSHUA FREE had fallen upon what appeared to be a pure current-stream back to the sources of the most ancient and coveted Babylonian tradition…”

The “Necronomicon Anunnaki Bible” edited by Joshua Free is quite simply a masterpiece of Mesopotamian magic, spirituality and history, providing a complete collection – a grand symphony of correlated materials – of the most ancient writings on the planet.

NECRONOMICON ANUNNAKI BIBLE 10th Anniversary Limited Edition

The oldest of these Sumerian and Babylonian cuneiform tablet records reveal detailed accounts of cosmic history in the universe and on earth, the development of human history and descriptions of world order – all of which were used to maintain spiritual and physical control of humanity – providing to be the predecessor and foundation of global scripture-based religious and mystical traditions thereafter. These raw underground materials have shaped the existence of man’s beliefs and traditions for thousands of years; right from the heart of the Ancient Near East: Sumer, Babylon and even Egypt!

Nearly a decade since the modern Mardukite inception – and thousands of copies in print – the NECRONOMICON ANUNNAKI BIBLE is a revolutionary “New Age” advancement in authentic historical, spiritual and mystical research drawn from a unique unparalleled combination of archaeological findings and esoteric mystical magical traditions. Sumerian, Babylonian, Akkadian, Assyrian, Chaldean, Egyptian, Yezidic, Zoroastrian… and more.

COME JOIN US!!! AND CELEBRATE THE MARDUKITE 10TH ANNIVERSARY!!!

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Mardukite 10-Year Anniversary Celebrated with Legendary Books and Tomes of Magick by Joshua Free


FOR TEN YEARS the “Mardukite Truth Seeker Press” has delivered an aggressively refined methodology for the new ‘NexGen’ breed of eclectic esoteric seekers as “Mardukite Babylonians” — reviving the banner name of the first spiritual and political rebels in history, those who rose up against the Enlilite Sumerians in seemingly prehistoric Babylon, but in fact they are the times that literally defined history, the oldest true writing system (cuneiform) and systems of human civilization that have grown and advanced since then but are very much present among us today.

Modern “Mardukite Babylonians” study the nature of these things among many other aspects of magic, mysticism and metaphysics (beyond the realm of Mesopotamia and Ancient Near East) with the MARDUKITE.COM and NECROGATE.COM sites dedicated to publications of “Mardukite Truth Seeker Press” celebrating the incredible underground literary work and prolific prodigious contributions of Joshua Free (also known as “Merlyn Stone” in the 1990’s). Since childhood, Joshua Free has dedicated his entire life to the archetype of legendary books and tomes of magick – those such as the Necronomicon and Book of Pheryllt.

After being received into the library and self-made traditions of hundreds and even thousands of mystical, metaphysical and “New Age” practitioners since the mid-1990’s – writing under the name of “Merlyn Stone” for such popular underground publications as THE SORCERER’S HANDBOOK (now available in a commemorative 20th Anniversary) – Joshua Free is most famous for the inception of the modern “Mardukite” movement with the release of ARCANUM: THE GREAT MAGICAL ARCANUM on the Summer Solstice (June 21) 2008 (now observing its 10th Anniversary).

The Mesopotamian-oriented faction of active researchers and esoteric mystical practitioners known as the “Mardukite Chamberlains” was later solidified with the original volume of the ‘Mardukite Core’, best known as the NECRONOMICON ANUNNAKI BIBLE (edited by Joshua Free). [Other anthologies edited by Joshua Free for the ‘Mardukite Core’ include “Gates of the Necronomicon,” “Necronomicon Grimoire,” “History of the Necronomicon” and “Secrets of Sumerian Language.”]

Coinciding with the 10th Anniversary of the “Mardukite” tradition is the early-release of the 10th Anniversary (Seventh Edition) of Joshua Free’s complete NECRONOMICON ANUNNAKI BIBLE tablet anthology – inspired by the aura of what it is named for, but wholly based in historical records that completed work that former manifestations only seemed to allude to (in the Mesopotamian context). For example, previous serious practitioners realized the Simon recension was incomplete at best, alluding not to the Enlilite traditions common to the “Sumerians,” but rather to the “Mardukite” tradition raised by ancient Babylonians in honor of Marduk, firstborn son of Enki, ruler of men and gods from his shrine-temple ziggurat in Babylon, the Tower of Babel.

The range of work by “Mardukite Chamberlains” leading up to the NECRONOMICON ANUNNAKI BIBLE included lengthy discourses with other researchers, unceasing hours in abandoned corners of old libraries and museums, participation in sessions with other practicing occultists and even visits to “artifact rooms” and “tablet collections” at the University of Pennsylvania and Chicago among others, including the library and museum at Rosicrucian Park.

The resulting culmination became nothing like anyone expected: an authentic and verifiable vision for the “Mesopotamian Necronomicon” salvaged from the shifting desert sands of time in the Middle East and Egypt, unparalleled by anything already available to Truth Seekers. It appeared to be the most complete collection of ancient writings on the planet that formed the very foundation of all the human traditions and beliefs that would emerge thereafter. “Mardukite Truth Seeker Press” spent 2009 through 2012 dedicated to perfection and enhancement of NECRONOMICON ANUNNAKI BIBLE materials, newly revised and updated for the 10th Anniversary Seventh Edition to be the most accessible, complete and economical edition in the history of the modern “Mardukite” legacy.

This famous “Mardukite” version of the NECRONOMICON ANUNNAKI BIBLE edited by Joshua Free, is not Lovecraftian or Simonian (while it could possibly serve to offer validity to proponent materials from both sources for those who seek it), neither is it “dangerous” or a “hoax” (though those who fear the revelation of these truths for the world will think it the former and label it the later). Thousands of people have now discovered that Joshua Free’s NECRONOMICON ANUNNAKI BIBLE is the single most ancient and pure unaltered lore concerning the hottest topics of our time and all times, including divinity, creation, human origins, aliens, religion, pantheistic magickal traditions, alternate dimensions, portals and the afterlife. He explains: – “In this new millennium of uncertainties, it is most likely that the uncovering of the past will reveal our future.”

Merlyn Stone
(Joshua Free)

Although now best known for his work on Sumerians, the Anunnaki and Babylonian Tradition for the “Mardukites,“ work and involvement by Joshua Free with the Secret Dragon (Elven) Legacy and modern Pheryllt Druid Tradition is also paramount. In addition to his own collected works anthology — THE DRUID COMPLEAT comprised of “Book of Elven-Faerie,” “Draconomicon” and “Book of Druidry” — his writing has even been used within the third volume completing the classic bestselling ‘Merlyn Trilogy’ by Douglas Monroe: THE DEEPTEACHINGS OF MERLYN published by Kima Global Books in 2011. Kima has also agreed to publish Joshua Free’s forthcoming BOOK OF PHERYLLT ‘Druid Source Book’ anthology later this year, further making our Anniversary year truly a pivotal year indeed!

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NEW RELEASE! – Joshua Free’s underground classic “Necronomicon Anunnaki Bible” arrives as 10th Anniversary Seventh Edition

A Complete and Authentic Necronomicon of Mesopotamia… Sumerians… Star-Gates of Babylon… The Anunnaki… “Ancient Alien Gods”… The Igigi “Watchers” of the Old Testament… Religion, mythology and magic of a long-lost forgotten age… all of it preserved and beautifully presented in this much anticipated 10th Anniversary revised and updated Seventh Edition of Joshua Free’s underground classic NECRONOMICON ANUNNAKI BIBLE — just now released to the public in paperback! …and for the lowest price since the inception of the complete ‘Mardukite Tablet Catalogue’!

As an author-editor, publisher and long-standing personal fan of this work, I am so excited to present the definitive edition of this primary sourcebook used by the “Mardukite Chamberlains” (Mardukite Research Organization) as uncovered and developed during their first active year of work in 2009!

THE ULTIMATE “NECRONOMICON” OF OUR GENERATION — The Mardukite Necronomicon Anunnaki Bible edited by Joshua Free is quite simply a critically acclaimed modern masterpiece of Mesopotamian magic, spirituality and history, providing a complete collection – a grand symphony of correlated materials – of the most ancient writings on the planet. The oldest of these Sumerian and Babylonian records reveal detailed accounts of cosmic history in the universe and on earth, the development of human history and descriptions of world order – all of which were used to maintain spiritual and physical control of humanity – providing to be the predecessor and foundation of global scripture-based religious and mystical traditions thereafter. These raw underground materials have shaped the existence of man’s beliefs and traditions for thousands of years; right from the heart of Mesopotamia — the Ancient Near East: Sumer, Babylon and even Egypt!

Nearly a decade since the modern Mardukite inception – and thousands of copies in print – the NECRONOMICON ANUNNAKI BIBLE is a revolutionary “New Age” advancement in authentic historical, spiritual and mystical research drawn from a unique unparalleled combination of archaeological findings and esoteric mystical magical traditions. Sumerian, Babylonian, Akkadian, Assyrian, Chaldean, Egyptian, Yezidic, Zoroastrian… and more. The heart and soul of humanity, from the cradle of civilization, is laid out clearly for the “Truth Seeker” to see – in its pure and undefiled state.

[Also available in HARDCOVER for a limited time.]

AN AUTHENTIC LITERARY COLLECTION — A wellsprings of hidden information and historical research, cuneiform tablet transliterations and translations, and mystical and spiritual experimentation may all be found within the leaves of this new anniversary edition of the underground bestselling classic NECRONOMICON ANUNNAKI BIBLE. Newly revised prefaces and tablet introductions guide the “Truth Seeker” through a beautiful presentation of the Ancient Mystery Tradition accessible to anyone with any background. You will discover the original secrets of Hermetic Tradition, the “Books of the Dead” and Underworld Mysteries, the origins of the books of Genesis and Enoch… You will, if you dare, unlock the forgotten and forbidden power of the Anunnaki Babylonian Star-Gates – lore that predates and is a basis of Hebrew Kabbalah mysticism, from which much of the Western Magical Tradition is rooted. Join thousands of others and take a Self-honest moment in life now, to invest yourself in the path of “true knowledge,” where you may find the empowerment and enlightenment of “true experience” – true Gnosis.

This edition of the NECRONOMICON is the single most ancient and pure unaltered lore concerning the hottest topics of our time and all times, including divinity, creation, human origins, aliens, religion, pantheistic magickal traditions, alternate dimensions, portals and the afterlife.

In this new millennium of uncertainties, it is most likely that the uncovering of the past will reveal our future.

Revitalized and updated anew for a 10th Anniversary Seventh Edition, Joshua Free’s amazing NECRONOMICON ANUNNAKI BIBLE has already proven popular in the underground, sparking the ‘Mardukite Movement’ and inspiring several additional years of intensive research and experimentation into the ‘Mardukite Mysteries’ resulting in the ‘Mardukite Core’ — all of which begins with this very special tome…

[Also don’t miss our sister-site NECROGATE.COM dedicated almost exclusively to the mysteries of the NECRONOMICON ANUNNAKI BIBLE.]

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SORCERER’S HANDBOOK – “Merlyn Stone” Legacy 20th Anniversary, Early Origins : Arcanum and Mardukite Necronomicon by Joshua Free

The SORCERER’S HANDBOOK OF MERLYN STONE returns for a special 20th Anniversary commemoration after this underground cult classic reached thousands of copies in circulation! …and as a fan-appreciation bonus, this deluxe edition is publicly available at the original 1998 retail price!

Prolific author, underground occult expert and founder of the modern Mardukite Anunnaki movement — JOSHUA FREE — reveals unique details about developing this amazing work as a teenager in the 1990’s, writing as “Merlyn Stone” at the forefront of the new millennium “magick” scene:

“During the 1990’s, public interest in ‘magick’ and ‘occult’ subjects exponentially rose to new heights as few could have anticipated. I appeared on the “New Age” scene – however much ‘underground’ – in 1995 as ‘Merlyn Stone.‘ As I have explained to others and in my recent autobiographical narrative, NABU SPEAKS!, the name was chosen for personal reasons and not as a tribute to the female author (Merlin Stone) of whom I had not even heard of at that time. My research revealed that ‘Merlyn‘ is not really a proper name, although it has been used to refer to particular figures (or a figure) in history, it is actually a title – a Welsh title – that can be best equated to what you might know as a seer or prophet. The contemporary reader may be more familiar with the Judeo-Christian religious context of the title, which in Hebrew is nabih, derived from the Babylonian name: Nabu – a name that many know me as today.”

“As far as I could observe, however, it was 1995 that provided the largest shift. I took a step back, observing the wide-angle, and I saw the prominence of the newly released motion picture The Craft coupled with Sabrina the Teenage Witch as the featured ‘after-school-special’ of the day. Clearly the coast was clear and it was time to come out – come awake!”

Merlyn Stone
(Joshua Free)

“While I was not alone in hearing this ‘call’, the work I had to do – the program I was here to follow – was not something readily understandable to the population – even a “New Age” one. The plans were laid before I ever showed up in this life, but patience was key as was watching for the signposts and keeping my head down. It was going to take everything to bring the work to the heights it can now be found in, but in the 1990’s, the world was not ready for what I had to say concerning the origins of ‘magick’ and the “Mardukite” legacy, so I had to start at the beginning – to build a basis – to work from the foundation rock or stone.”

“All of my original ‘writings’ related to the occult field were actually the subject of ‘in-house’ materials prepared for working groups and research oriented studies that I was personally involved with – and often the ‘founder’ of. I began this work publicly in 1995 and it has now been over twenty years since – half of my current existence. It has taken many forms, though it was easiest for me to begin with that which would be most familiar to my target demographic: esotericists, occult practitioners and the up and coming alien youth that usually had inclinations toward the “New Age” naturally.”

“In 1995, the world was not ready for MARDUKITES. I worked within the paradigms that were much more accessible and did not require a lot of ‘cultural background’ – ritual magick, spellcraft, high psychology and even the ceremonial systems. Additionally, two methodologies I was most concerned with connecting later planned work (now known as “Mardukite”) were Pheryllt Druid material of Douglas Monroe and also “Simon’sNecronomicon, rooted in Mesopotamia.”

“From 1995 through 1999, I assisted in producing not only several ritual collections or ‘Book of Shadows’ for practicing underground groups but also led my own operating and experimental groups and even taught workshops and gave lectures in local Denver-area bookstores and New Age outlets. The sum of all this was collected as the SORCERER’S HANDBOOK OF MERLYN STONE, with additional materials later produced and known now as the Lost Books of Merlyn Stone. Some of these later notebooks and contributions were commissioned for private use or small groups, but even all these twenty years later, some of the records still remain and I have chosen to append them to the traditional presentation of the SORCERER’S HANDBOOK for this twentieth anniversary presentation.”

“Simultaneously revolutionary and introductory in its presentation, the SORCERER’S HANDBOOK OF MERLYN STONE is the inspirational precursor to the materials I later developed more thoroughly in order to establish the “Mardukite” brand of occult interpretation
– mainly ARCANUM: THE GREAT MAGICAL ARCANUM, BOOK OF ELVEN-FAERIE and NECRONOMICON ANUNNAKI BIBLE. These other works represent a more mature development of my contributions from early adulthood, but the Sorcerer’s Handbook of Merlyn Stone and the Lost Books still remain as distant origins to my more recent and better recognized work.”

For centuries, the realm of magick has been sought, and finally what the world awaited for has arrived; a book that tells it all without the unnecessary occult jargon allowing for the quickest personal results in training and development. Just a few of the many topics explored are ritual spellcraft, candle magick, ceremonial high magick, tarot divination, the magick of the Golden Dawn, the complete Enochian arts and yes, even the Necronomicon! Now you can master the powers of magick with a book that has changed the world, launching hundreds of traditions in over a decade! — SORCERER’S HANDBOOK – 20TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

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