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Archery
Let’s Talk About Archery, Witchery and Bowhunting

Any individual who has been engaged with customary bows and arrows and bowhunting can advise you there are profound feelings and senti...

Kelly Lawrence
Witchcraft
Talking about Occultism in today's world

Two of humanity's most fascinating, and troublesome, traits are our imagination and our capacity to contemplate the hidden. In a way, ...

Demi Powell
Collective Memory
African Santeria enters the New World

George Brandon, a cultural anthropologist who also works as the director of the Program in Sociomedical Sciences at the City Universit...

Demi Powell
Healing Herbs
How to make an infused oil For Salves & Lip balms

-Items needed-

1 8oz Airtight Mason Jar

6oz of herbs

(Calendula, Comfrey, Plantain, St. John’s Wort, La...

Stephan Howard
Chaos Magic
How to Cleanse Crystals

Sunlight= Set out on a bright sunny day and let the sun do the work

(Notes) Some crystals like (Ametrine, Aventurine, Apa...

Stephan Howard
History
A Short History of Lavender

Gender Association: Masculine

Planet Association: Mercury

Element Association: Air 

Magical Associations: Chast...

Stephan Howard
Witchcraft
Spiritual Ancestors as Heroes

Recently I’ve had a very unpleasant experience arguing with an occult pundit (Nick Farrell) who basically called me a naïve fool becau...

Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
Learn the Basics of Candle Magic

Candle magic is one of the simplest forms of spell casting. Considered sympathetic magic, it's a method which doesn’t require a lot of...

Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
Inside the Mysterious World of Witch Tattoo Art

Noel’le Longhaul – one of the world’s first ‘witch tattoo artists’ – has mystified Instagram with her primeval creations

The bes...

Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
Why Are Lemons Used In Black Magic?

People often say everything is fair in love and war. This is not just a saying; it is a statement that gives birth to many evil activi...

Article by George Smith
Astrology
The Astronomer and the Witch – How Kepler Saved his Mother fr...

Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) is one of the world’s most famous astronomers. He defended Copernicus’s sun-centred universe and discovere...

Demi Powell
Celtic Mythology
The Secret Lore of London

I love books about the mysteries, myths and magic of London (there’s an alliteration for you). I’ve got quite a collection and I frequ...

Demi Powell
Witchcraft
No, This Candle is Not Magic

People are constantly looking for solutions to problems in their life and looking for ways to attain their most burning desires. Every...

Article by George Smith
Herbal Medicine (Herbalism)
Spice Rack Magic: Spiritual Uses of Common Herbs and Spices

When you read the title “Spiritual Herbs”, I am sure the very first impression that comes to your mind are some sort of magical plants...

Article by George Smith
World Religions
Scottish Witchcraft Book Published Online

The pages of a 350-year-old book used to record the names of those accused of witchcraft in Scotland have been published online.

Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
An exploration of mental illness in correlation to heathenry,...

Generally speaking, “mental illness” is a social artifact. What is adaptive or maladaptive “mentally” is based on the basic assumption...

Article by George Smith
Grimoires
Art of Armadel, Theurgic Ascension and Sethian Gnosticism

We have already obliquely defined the art of Armadel as the art of disposition, and that such an art was dedicated to the acquiring an...

Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
The Left Hand Path and Dark Workings in Magick

I have decided its time to discuss the topics of negative magick, dark workings, justifiable retribution, personal ethics and integrit...

Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
The difference between Alexandrian and Gardnerian traditions

As much as being widely agreed that there are only few differences between Gardnerian and Alexandrian traditions, personal observation...

Article by George Smith
History
Hutton and the Writing of Witchcraft History

No - this article is not about UFOs or Fox Mulder! It is instead about the recent article written by Ronald Hutton in the latest issue...

Article by George Smith
Wicca
Candle Magic: A Witch's Guide to Spells and Rituals

Candle magic is something almost everyone has tried, even as a child - who hasnt made a wish over a birthday cake? Candle spells are a...

Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
Questions About the del Bosco Sacro of Benevento Strega Family

Recently there has been some questions posed by individuals both outside and inside the Strega tradition about the new family that has...

Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
The Ars Notoria - An Ancient Magical Book to Perfect Memory a...

Over the centuries many books have been written claiming that loyal readers and followers of the text will be bestowed with magical po...

Article by George Smith
Esoteric & Occult
What Is A Core Discipline In Magick?

ason Miller, in his recent blog article (No Replacement for Meditation) in the blog Strategic Sorcery has stated that meditation is th...

Article by George Smith
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