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Mysticism
Jun 1 2022
Stay Awake

To be spiritually alive we have to be in the “do” part of life. The part where we are in the middle of life, making things happen.
Living in the “don’t” kills any hope of a positive spiritual life, much less spiritual progress. It’s like the young woman…

Mark J Janssen
Gnosticism
May 12 2023
The musings on a wandering skeptic

In the stillness of the night, as I gaze up at the stars above, I cannot help but contemplate the mysteries of the universe. Is it possible that our existence is merely a figment of a higher being’s imagination, our lives but mere dreams in the mind of a …

Bantu Chk
Chaos Magic
Mar 25 2023
Cybernetic Shamanism

If nothing was bored enough to create everything, then everything wanted it all, until there was nothing more to desire. Where does that leave us Mortals?

In a right pile of Ontological Diarrhoea, is probably a close answer. A world where simplicity is o…

node601
Chaos Magic
Mar 25 2023
10 Top Tips for Destroying Rat Race Doctrine

Don’t worry what others think of you. You will never please them all so don’t waste energy trying. Do what you enjoy, find likeminded.

Be kind but not foolish. Many trends and teachings perpetuate the idea of bending your will to others wishes. Wear your…

node601
Witchcraft
Jan 26 2023
Getting Into The Magical Mindset

Introduction

Whenever you practice any form of magic for meditation, spellcasting, rituals, energy work, and the like getting your mind to quiet down from the mundane state (also known as the conscious mind) is crucial in order to get the most out of you…

Ruby Flames
Witchcraft
Jan 21 2023
The Power Of Dragon's Breath

Working With Dragon’s Breath

Dragons are a force to be reckoned with, they are associated with the five elements of the physical plane, as well as the astral one. These beings are commonly associated with protection, wisdom, heightened awareness and dest…

Ruby Flames
Mysticism
Jun 8 2022
The Nonexistent Angel

Our world feels as if we humans are becoming ever more disconnected from ourselves and each other. Once we had the capacity to cordially disagree on topics. Now we find ourselves with knives drawn on almost everything. With everything we see and hear i…

Mark J Janssen
Esoteric & Occult
Mar 29 2018
THE ROSICRUCIANS AND THEIR SECRET DOCTRINE

The student of the history of occultism and the esoteric teachings, and even the average reader of current books and magazines, finds many references to “The Rosicrucians,” a supposed ancient secret society devoted to the study of occult doctrines and the…

Andrea Knight
Hermeticism
Mar 29 2018
Hermeticism – A Short History

For thousands of years Hermeticism and Judaism coexisted in The Middle East. Hermeticism offered a mystical philosophy in contrast to Judaism’s more practical approach. Hermeticism had widespread acceptance at times but has generally remained a mystical t…

Andrea Knight
Witchcraft
Mar 9 2021
"Witches, Druids and King Arthur" by Ronald Hutton

In the first few pages of this book, we learn that the “traditional” Scots kilt was invented by an Englishman in the 1730s, the first “ancient” clan tartans by two English brothers in 1822, and that the Welsh female national costume was invented by an Eng…

Demi Powell
Esoteric & Occult
Mar 29 2018
Polynesian Stonehenge: Enigmatic Ha’amonga ‘a Maui Trilithon Of Tonga

Maui trilithon, widely known as Gate of Tonga is a unique stone structure in Polynesia. Researchers say it is dated to XI century.

Local ancient legend has it that in a certain time of the year, you can pass through this mysterious place, and on other si…

Tiffany Roberts
Witchcraft
Feb 25 2021
What is a Witch?

A Witch is someone with wisdom and knowledge of the natural world around them, and the energies contained within it. They would follow the pattern of the seasons and all that entails. They would have an appreciation and understanding on subjects li…

Rob Hardy
Tantra
Mar 24 2021
Tantra is the way to a new kind of Loving

Tantra is a bridge between the old way of loving to a new possibility. It is a possibility that we have had glimpses of or maybe what we have just imagined was possible. Kindness and loving intimacy all day long. Lovemaking that was not only totally satis…

Demi Powell
Esoteric & Occult
Mar 29 2018
Lost civilization of 'sea people' may have sparked world war over 3,000 years ago

The first world war may not have occurred in the 20th century after all. It may have happened about 3,200 years prior, an event that archaeologist Eberhard Zangger has dubbed “World War Zero,” reports New Scientist.

Even more intriguing, this mega-war mi…

Tiffany Roberts
Esoteric & Occult
Mar 29 2018
The Masonic Magician: The Life and Death of Count Cagliostro and His Egyptian Rite

Miracle-worker or man of straw? Count Alessandro Cagliostro was a cult figure of European society in the tumultuous years leading to the French Revolution. An alchemist, healer and Freemason, he inspired both wild devotion and savage ridicule – and novels…

Andrea Knight
Esoteric & Occult
Mar 29 2018
Martinism: Louis Claude de Saint-Martin

The writings of Louis Claude de Saint-Martin and Martinès de Pasqually form the foundations of the Martinist Teachings. The story of these two great mystics begins in the early eighteenth century. In the midst of the great political and economic unrest le…

Andrea Knight
Chaos Magic
Mar 15 2021
Book on Modern Magic [Review]

Pathways in Modern Western Magic is Concrescent Press’s reply to the conditions of contemporary academic publishing—an activity that, especially for scholars of area studies, is at best difficult and at worst, financially untenable. The book is the first …

Demi Powell
Mysticism
Mar 29 2018
Warding Evil and Welcoming Luck: Protective Amulets of the Ancient World

In the past, human life was vulnerable to disaster; Disease, wars, famine, natural disasters and many other factors could easily claim the lives of individuals. For this reason, people sought all kinds of protection they could get their hands on. This als…

Tiffany Roberts
Enochian Magic
Mar 29 2018
Children of the Gods and Enochian Magick

Through the agency of my magical workings dating back to the early 1990’s, I had been told by the same spirits that Dee and Kelly talked to centuries before that the teachings of Enochian magick were the work of the fallen spirits, known as the Watchers, …

Jackie Pratt
Esoteric & Occult
Mar 29 2018
Book review: Modern Tantra by Donald Michael Kraig

Donald Michael Kraig (1951-2014) was a highly acclaimed author and teacher – perhaps best known for his 1988 book Modern Magick: Twelve Lessons from the High Magickal Arts (published by Llewellyn Publications). His new book – published posthumously – is M…

Lois Castro
Esoteric & Occult
May 4 2018
Witchery Against Trump

Soon after midnight one night in late February, out of the grimly palatial Trump Tower in Manhattan, a Trump supporter was yelling at a small group of anti-Trump protesters clustered on the sidewalk. In certain ways, the confrontation has been rather comm…

Marian Yates
Esoteric & Occult
Mar 29 2018
Mystery of the ancient Nazca spiral holes may be solved

Some 2,000 years ago, in a costal region of Peru that receives less than 4 millimeters of rain annually, an ancient civilization flourished around an agriculture economy that included maize, squash, yuca, and other crops. Called the Nazca, their legacy to…

Tiffany Roberts
Esoteric & Occult
Mar 29 2018
Giant Stone Balls Discovered Underground In Siberia

Giant stone balls have been discovered underground at a coal mine in Siberia. The mysterious huge stone spheres have been nicknamed ‘Jurassic pearls’.

Unearthed by an excavator at Sereulsky coal mine, in the Nazarovo district of Krasnoyarsk region, lying…

Tiffany Roberts
Esoteric & Occult
Mar 29 2018
Ouroboros: Ancient Infinity Symbol Used By Different Ancient Civilizations

Today, modern physicists try to unravel the mystery of time. Was there a beginning of time, and will there be end of time? The riddle of time has fascinated our ancestors as well. Many ancient civilizations believed in the concept of infinity and they had…

Tiffany Roberts
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