Article ListingFet Gede - the Vodou Festival of the Ancestors
By Ross Heaven,
We carry the past around with us. It is in our memories, in the "ether" that surrounds us, in our family history - and, perhaps, in our cellular memory. Recent studies have shown that transplant patients inherit more than just organs when they take ...
The Seven Heavens and Their Angels
By Richard Webster, Praying with Angels, Richard Webster (Llewellyn Publications)
Christians, Jews and Muslims all believe in heaven. Apocalyptic accounts of heaven range from one heaven to ten, but most agree on seven, probably because of the seven visible planets. The tradition of seven heavens probably originated in ...
Enochian Deities and Hierarchies
By Gerald and Betty Scheuler, Truth about Enochian Magick
Enochian Magick denies the existence of a personal, absolute Deity, or God. Instead, the Enochian view of God agrees with the Buddhist teaching of a plurality of deities, with none supreme. The word supreme implies an end beyond which we cannot go; ...
What Is Rune Meditation?
By Donald Tyson, The Truth About Rune Magic
Before the runes can be effective for works of magic or divination, they must be understood on the intuitive level and made to come alive in the unconscious. This will occur over time simply by using them, but the process can be encouraged through ...
By Tadhg MacCrossan, Truth about Druids
The appearance of the Druid is known to us from two main sources: Greco-Roman writings and medieval Irish tradition. There is also some evidence from Irish and Scottish folklore. Druids wore white tunics, which in early Ireland ...
By Anodea Judith, Truth about Chakras
What is this strange and mysterious Goddess force? I like to think of Kundalini with a metaphor of connecting gears. In an undeveloped person, the chakras are likely to be small. Each one is spinning in its relative place, but the spinning of one ...
Making the Mirror
By Donald Michael Kraig,
Making and using a magic mirror is an ancient tradition. There are many different variations on how to do this that have developed over the centuries, but the basics are very simple, especially since it is now possible to find the necessary curved ...
Going to a Psychic Reader
By Donald Michael Kraig, Truth about Psychic Powers
NervouslNuy, you approach. "I’m a fool," you think. You know that psychics and readers are just a bunch of hokum. And yet. . . maybe . . . maybe . . . You’re not crazy, you know that. But there are so many problems in your life right now, and you ...
Where Did Runes Come From?
By Donald Tyson, The Truth About Runes
Over the last century or so, several theories have arisen on the origin of the runes, each having a strong body of supporters at different times. The nineteenth-century Danish rune scholar L. F. A. WimmerM, struck by the obvious similarity between ...
How Astrology Can (and Can't) Help You
By Gloria Star, The Truth About Astrology
Contrary to some ideas, astrology is neither a belief system nor a religion. It is not associated with any type of questionable therapy or cultish practice. In many respects, astrology is more like a specialized language. Learning the language takes ...