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Date: 2014-08-25 By: Deva Green
No discussion of evolutionary astrology can begin without first mentioning Pluto. In evolutionary astrology, the natal position of Pluto symbolizes the core evolutionary desires/intentions of past lifetimes, while Pluto's polarity point reflects the current evolutionary intentions. Similarly, we can look to the Moon's 's nodes to see how the evolutionary journey within any given lifetime will take place consciously on an emotional level as we make the transition from our evolutionary past to the future. Here, evolutionary astrologer Deva Green discusses what the moon's nodes mean in a chart, from an evolutionary perspective.
Date: 2014-08-18 By: Stacey Graham
Is that clown doll looking at you funny? It may very well be. Haunted objects are more common than you think—and it might be wise to think twice before picking up objects from antique sales or flea markets. Here, Haunted Stuff author Stacey Graham details ten such haunted—and utterly creepy—objects with hidden pasts.
Date: 2014-08-18 By: Kristoffer Hughes
Grave minding and grave decorating traditions run hand in hand with the season of Samhain, and perhaps nowhere is this as apparent as in Central and South America during Dias de los Muertos. However, elements of this practice are easily incorporated into modern Pagan traditions and offer a subtle yet powerful method of honoring the dead. It is
Date: 2014-08-11 By: Dr Linda Backman
Each and every one of us chooses to incarnate with an intended soul purpose—but how do we discover what that purpose is? And how can we learn to heal in our present lives when issues are caused by hurts in a past lifetime? Dr. Linda Backman, author of Bringing Your Soul to Light and the new Evolving Soul, explains.
Date: 2014-08-04 By: Kristoffer Hughes
In Celtic magic, the true significance of the dragon is subtle, and they are not simply the enormous fire breathing beasts that we have been led to believe; they are so much more than their fictionalized expression. Here, The Book of Celtic Magic author Kristoffer Hughes explains the beauty, majesty, and meaning of dragons in Celtic magic.
Date: 2014-07-21 By: Gregory Peters
In western ceremonial magick, there is often a tendency to view a magickal operation as something that is at odds with the natural order of the universe. The special robe, the implements, the prayers and orations and conjurations…all of this and more has the effect of isolating the individual from the rest of the universe. Is there a way to change this mindset and re-integrate ourselves to the natural world—and perhaps make our magick more powerful in the process? Gregory Peters, author of the new Magickal Union of the East and West, explains.
Date: 2014-07-14 By: Alexandra Chauran
Casting a circle is a practice that makes use of the life force energy that pervades all things, which is often thought to be the mechanism through which visions are delivered. Alexandra Chauran, author of the new Clairvoyance for Beginners, provides simple instructions for casting a circle to aid in your clairvoyant readings.
Date: 2014-07-08 By: Bruce Scofield
Astrometeorology—the study of correlations between weather and the Sun, Moon, and planets—dates back to the origins of Western astrology some four thousand or more years ago. Because astrology originated in the early agricultural centers of the Near East, there was great interest in knowing what the weather might be like in the
Date: 2014-07-07 By: William L. Mikulas PhD
Throughout recorded history, and all around the planet, people have reported touching and dwelling in an enlightened state of consciousness. This very high state goes under many names, including "enlightenment." But what do we actually know about this state? William L. Mikulas, PhD, author of Taming the Drunken Monkey discusses six things we know about enlightenment.
Date: 2014-06-30 By: Jean-Louis de Biasi
For centuries, the ancient Western Mysteries have been transmitted through rituals called initiations. What are magical initiations? Do we necessarily need to be part of a magical order to be initiated? Jean-Louis de Biasi, author of the new Rediscover the Magick of the Gods and Goddesses, explains.