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Noted magician and author Donald Michael Kraig delves into the world at large, and discovers that all things are Magickal.
The Two Aspects of Occultism Today There are lots of ways to divide the approach to occultism in various forms today. For this post, I’ll describe it as the technological/spiritual, and the religious. The technological/spiritual sees magick as means to achieving goals. Often, part of the technology involves the use of spiritual practices. Thus, although [...]
Although many scientists are loathe to admit it, the basics of what is known as “the scientific method”â€”essentially the ability to reproduce experimental results under identical conditionsâ€”were based on the practices of magicians and medieval alchemists. Sir Isaac Newton, who codified modern physics, wrote more on alchemy and religion than he did on physics. Most [...]
Brazil was the name of a strange and wonderful film by Monty Python alum Terry Gilliam. Whenever I think of that name, however, I think about the famous song of that name. It has a melody and rhythm that keeps repeating in one’s mind. The full name of the song is “Aquarela do Brasil” (“Watercolor [...]
PantheaCon PantheaCon 2013 is over, and it may have been the best convention yet. Speakers came from all over, including Chic and Sandra Tabatha Cicero from Florida, Christopher Penczak from New Hampshire, Athena W. of Enochian.org who is up in Canada, and Lon Milo DuQuette from Southern California. Elysia, the head acquisitions editor for Llewellyn [...]
Today is Valentine’s Day. It’s a wonderful day now dedicated to love and romance. Some people, though, are still alone. And some are thinking about performing a love spell. I made a four-part series of posts on the subject, so before you bring out your candles and spellbooks, take a look: The Secrets of Real [...]
Many years ago I read the book Meta-talk: How to uncover hidden meanings in what people say by Gerard I. Nierenberg and Henry Calero. The basic concept is sort of like interpreting body language for the use of words. With body language, the position and motions of the body can amplify or refute the words [...]
I honestly believe that Llewellyn publishes some of the most important and valuable books around. The authors you read today may be the Gerald Gardners, Doreen Valientes, Israel Regardies, Aleister Crowleys, and Arthur Avalons of tomorrow. Which authors today will take their place in that pantheon of names? I don’t know. My guess is that [...]
In recent days I’ve been thinking a lot about alternative forms of divination. Most of you reading this are familiar with Tarot and astrology. Some of you may also be familiar with how to use runes, palmistry or ways to “read” a crystal ball. There are, however, some lesser-known forms of divination that are every [...]
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