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Date: 2003-04-30 By: Christopher Penczak
When I started on the path of witch, my teachers stressed to me the importance of meditation. Not only is it a skill that witches should learn to help with spells and rituals, but meditation all by itself is quite magickal. What is magick? Magick ...
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 2007-03-05 By: Joy Vernon
Your Tarot deck is an incredible tool for augury, and it is particularly sensitive to outside forces and energy. Many of the positive energy vibes your deck absorbs can help your readings. However, negative energies can sometimes pervade your deck, and you ought to know how to clear away these negative influences. Joy Vernon informs you how this can be done, and guides you through a ritual to charge it with the correct forces.