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Date: 2004-03-15 By: Raymond Buckland
“The Mysteries” . . . we generally think of these in relation to the ancient initiatory rites of Greece and Rome; the Eleusinian Mysteries, the Orphic, the Phrygian, the Mithraic, plus the Egyptian, Tibetan, and others. Yet the term could as well be ...
Date: 2006-06-19 By: Ember Grant
Many people are drawn to the mysterious deep blue of lapis lazuli, or lapis for short. It is one of the oldest “spiritual” stones, first mined 6,000 years ago in Afghanistan – the finest stones still come from that area. Its name comes from the ...
Date: 2005-11-28 By: Ember Grant
There is a tradition of making a wish at the Winter Solstice, of burning pieces of paper with wishes or affirmations written on them. When creating a Winter Solstice candle, you will infuse the molten wax with your wish or intent and release it with ...
Date: 2005-01-10 By: Christopher Penczak
Reiki is the power to heal using “universal life force.” Reiki itself is a system of natural healing coming to the west from Japan. A trained practitioner of Reiki healing has the ability to channel pure life force - what is known as ki, chi, or ...
Date: 2004-03-08 By: Nick Farrell
PART 1: AN INTRODUCTION TO ESOTERIC GROUPS Most people interested in the esoteric have a belief that there is a Hogwarts or an Invisible College – a secretive coven or hidden society with mysterious secrets and powerful initiations. The late ...
Date: 2009-01-16 By: Richard Webster
Date: 2005-05-17 By: Christopher Penczak
When I got involved in Wicca, I found that most of my teachers emphasized the Goddess. Many people have been raised with traditions that emphasized the male aspect of divinity. These same people often come to nature-based religions with a desire to ...
Date: 2008-03-24 By: Isabelle Ghaneh
Astrology can be understood in many ways, since it is a multifaceted subject. On a very deep level, we can learn what our spiritual, archetypal or mythical astrology path should be, once we better understand the symbolism and deep inner meaning of our Rising Sign. By taking a look at our Rising Sign and understanding the deep inner meaning attached, we may understand a bit better what our life path is.
Date: 2003-07-12 By: Rosemary Ellen Guiley, Ph.D.
In August 2002, news broke that a New Caledonian crow named Betty, in a laboratory in Oxford, demonstrated intentional problem-solving ability by repeatedly bending a straight piece of wire into a hook so that she could snag food. Scientists ...
Date: 2004-12-06 By: J. C. Manion
Ireland is a magical place. I don’t mean this in the way guidebooks do when they promise travelers an idyllic vacation, one full of hikes in shockingly green valleys; evenings in music-, dance-, and ale-filled pubs; and encounters with gracious, ...