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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: 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: 2009-01-12 By: Andrieh Vitimus
There are many differing opinions on what chaos magic really is, many of which evoke an image of something dark, sinister, and dangerous. Andrieh Vitimus, author of Hands-On Chaos Magic, dispels the myths and details what chaos magic really is and how, in these uncertain times, it can provide a framework by which we can improve magical results and achieve whatever outcomes we desire.
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: 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: 2005-09-26 By: Rosemary Clark
The Magic of Tutankhamun The tomb of Tutankhamun lay undisturbed in Upper Egypt’s Valley of the Kings through many centuries, from the end of the 18th Dynasty (BCE 1572-1315) to the twentieth century, when it was uncovered by ...
Date: 2002-05-17 By: Ibrahim "Abe" Stocar
Precis: One of the difficulties of being tapped for psychic energy is that it usually increases slowly and over time. Those who have not seen you for some time may be shocked that your physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual energy are at a ...
Date: 2003-07-25 By: Tau Malachi
Orthodox forms of Christianity would have us believe that the Christos is isolate to the person of Yeshua (Aramaic for "Jesus") and that he alone is Christ or the Messiah. However, Gnostic Christianity holds a very different view of Yeshua and ...
Date: 2004-09-27 By: Mary K. Wilson
In the Qabalah system, the Tree of Life contains spheres and paths, all leading to the crown, Kether. This crown corresponds to the crown chakra and the source of all divine energy. For those on a spiritual path, a myriad of tools exist to help ...
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, ...