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Date: 2007-08-20 By: Anna Franklin
August has now surpassed June as the most popular month in which to get married. But what about those for whom a traditional wedding or civil ceremony does not fit? Begin your new bond with the most spiritually and personally meaningful handfasting ceremony, with the help of Anna Franklin.
Date: 2005-01-01 By: Tau Malachi
The Kabbalah has its origin among the prophets of ancient Israel, though some would propose that it goes back to Abraham and Sarah. Or yet further, back to the first man and woman, Adam and Eve. Essentially, the Kabbalah is the inner and mystical ...
Date: 2012-09-10 By: Robert Butera PhD
It seems that those who practice meditation have healthier lives in comparison to those who don't. How do we implement a meditation practice in our lives, choosing the method and style that will bring each of us the best results? Robert Butera, Ph.D., author of Meditation for Your Life and The Pure Heart of Yoga, explains.
Date: 2009-12-31 By: Llewellyn
Natural Magic: One of the two great divisions of Western magical practice, the other being ritual or ceremonial magic. Natural magic deals with the magical powers of physical substances—herbs, stones, resins, metals, perfumes, and the like. It has generally been much less controversial than ritual magic, and has been practiced openly even at
Date: 2011-05-17 By: Mark A. Michaels & Patricia Johnson
Tantra is: Tantra is an ancient tradition that recognizes sexual energy as a source of personal and spiritual empowerment. This sets it apart from most Western traditions and helps explain why most Westerners have reduced it to its sexual elements alone. Tantra is the magic of transforming your consciousness and thereby transforming your
Date: 2013-01-03 By: Mark A. Michaels & Patricia Johnson
If the fleshy mounts and flat plains are the topography of your hand, the lines are the roads that cross it as you journey through life. Get familiar with the major freeways that mark just about everyone's hand, even if you don't see them change much, because they will help you as reference points for the mounts. Just as you might say, "Hey,
Date: 2004-09-01 By: Donald Michael Kraig
I have been asked many times what magicians do on a daily basis. My usual response is, “They go to school and go to work. They participate with their families. They go out and enjoy time with friends. And they do rituals.” But that’s only part of ...
Date: 2008-07-14 By: Isabelle Ghaneh
Pluto entered Capricorn for the first time January 27, 2008 and retrograded back into Sagittarius one final time on June 14. It will journey back into Capricorn on November 26, 2008 and remain there until January 21, 2024. Isabelle Ghaneh details what having this planet of transformation and of deep inner searching in Capricorn might mean for both the universe and for you on an individual basis.
Date: 2008-07-15 By: Vanessa Wright
As summer solstice approaches, life is abounding with one of the best-known Sun ingresses into the sign, Cancer. Can you feel the change in the air? I know I can. We welcome in summer with the full moon on June 18th, signifying the culmination of energy, ending another 28-day cycle of evolution. Soon, the new moon in Cancer will be upon us, a time
Date: 2008-08-07 By: Edain McCoy
The second wheel of the year is made up of thirteen lunar cycles occurring within the solar year—called “esbats” by Pagans. Covens usually meet either on the full or the new moon and a few manage both. Solitary practitioners are urged to commemorate the moon’s journey through the sky at both times, but the merrymaking and festival night has always