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What is Witchcraft and Evocation?

Spirit Conjuring and the Legendary Witches

It is a long tradition in the annals and legends of witchcraft that witches performed magic through the agency of d…

Demi Powell
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Gnosticism
Ancient Book Reveals How to Get Supreme Mental Abilities

Over the centuries a lot of books have been written stating that loyal readers and followers of the text will be gifted with magical powers. In some cases thes…

Demi Powell
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Gnosticism
The Structure of the Golden Dawn and its Rituals

The organization of the Golden Dawn and the contents of both its rituals and teachings connect it to the wider phenomena of western esotericism. It was not an …

Andrea Knight
Gnosticism
The Book of Abramelin the Mage, Esoteric Grimoire of Kabbalistic Knowledge

Western esoteric thought has its origins in the Late Antique period in the Eastern Mediterranean. This was an area of the world where east met west. Consequent…

Andrea Knight
Gnosticism
Why a Gnostic Catechism?

“A Gnostic Catechism? What a preposterous idea and a contradiction in terms to boot!” Such and similar objections are likely to be forthcoming in response to t…

Emanuel Gibbs
Gnosticism
The Grimoire Tradition

You may have heard the phrase “Grimoire Tradition” spoken of or tossed around on the internet. It does not refer to any specific structured tradition, but inst…

Robert Hawkins
Gnosticism
Magic Moments: A Review of 'Grimoires: A History of Magic Books'

In this exploration of grimoires, books of magical knowledge, Professor Davies covers an eye-wateringly wide range of material, from clay tablets in ancient Ba…

Robert Hawkins
Gnosticism
The Pentacles of Solomon: Talismans from the Greater Key of Solomon

Introduction to the Greater Key of Solomon & the Pentacles of Solomon

The figure of King Solomon and his wisdom and power exerted an almost hypnotic influ…

Robert Hawkins
Gnosticism
An Introduction to the Structure of Enochian Magick

What follows is the beginning of a work in progress; any and all questions, suggestions and corrections are

heartily encouraged. It is dedicated to my Sisters…

Jackie Pratt
Gnosticism
Gnostic Mysticism Grounds Modern Progressive Ideology

You may drive out Nature with a pitchfork, yet she still will hurry back.”—Horace

For those of us watching a country race toward madness, this insight of the …

Sherry Torres
Gnosticism
An Introduction to the Ecclesia Gnostica

The last few years have brought to the fore a considerable number of organizations bearing the name “Gnostic”. The principal reason for this was the discovery …

Jacquelyn Burgess
Gnosticism
Thoughts About the Bornless One Invocation Rite

Perhaps one of the most compelling rituals that I have ever studied or attempted to perform is known as the Bornless Rite, which I have called the Bornless One…

Andrea Knight
Gnosticism
The Ars Notoria - An Ancient Magical Book to Perfect Memory and Master Academia

Over the centuries many books have been written claiming that loyal readers and followers of the text will be bestowed with magical powers. In some cases these…

Emma Wood
Gnosticism
Advanced Alexandrian Witchcraft - A Wiccan Golden Dawn

I have recently wrote an article stating my opinion that Alex Sanders was a modern day Pagan Magus. I demonstrated, by carefully examining an old documentary, …

Emma Wood
Gnosticism
Goetic Magick and the Black Grimoires

I am reading Jake Stratton-Kent’s book “True Grimoire”, which is an operant version of the Grimoirum Verum. I am also carefully looking over and reading Joseph…

Emma Wood
Gnosticism
Key to Evocation: Zodiacal Decans

Matrix of Possibilities

There are many ways to perform the operation of theurgy and the evocation of spirits. Most of those who practice this kind of magickal…

Stewart Holmes
Gnosticism
Esoteric Australia

In 2001 as Australians celebrated the centenary of federation, no attention was paid to the role of mystic thinkers and esoteric ideas in Australian history. T…

Joshua Phillips
Gnosticism
Rethinking "Gnosticism": An Argument for Dismantling a Dubious Category — Review

The view that the category “ gnosticism” is an academic construct whose use creates more heuristic problems than it solves has been steadily gaining support ov…

Sherry Torres
Gnosticism
Religion in Iran Manichaeism

The Sassanian Dynasty ruled over Iran for more than four centuries (226-642 A.D.) to all outward appearance with great splendour and glory. Yet when the Sassan…

Ben Beck