Where do demons live? What’s the skinny on sigils? Did the O.T.O. invent sex magick? Playing Dear Abby for the occult crowd, Frater U.:D.: answers frequently asked questions about magick. The renowned European author and magician introduces us to chatty Aunt Klara, his coffee-swilling, straight-talking alter ego, here to answer your burning questions.
These short and snappy essays offer accurate, detailed information on a broad array of magickal topics, from secret orders and poltergeists to astral travel, black magick, Harry Potter, and Aleister Crowley.
Easy to page through, good humored, and never dogmatic, Where Do Demons Live? is the perfect quick reference for magicians of all disciplines.
Reader Question: For quite some time now I have been trying to separate my astral body by using the following method: I lie flat on my back, breath deeply and slowly, and enter a state of deep relaxation, as I learned to do through autogenic training. Then I try to separate my astral body from my physical body until it floats roughly a foot and a half above me. But I still have not had any luck,...
Ritual magic is just one of the many branches of the
magical arts. For example, when a magician charges
a sigil or travels into a tattwa realm, it really does not
have much to do with ritual in the technical sense of
the word. The same applies to other magical workings, such as astral travel or healing with a magic mirror. However, with your expression dramatic fuss, I feel
This exercise is practiced alongside the Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram. During the first month of practice, you should perform the entire exercise at least twice a week. On each of the other five days you can do one of the five steps of the exercise (letters a, b, c, d, or e) after performing the pentagram ritual. In doing so, during the first month you should pay close attention that...
Ever since I read my first books on yoga and self-hypnosis at the age of nine, I’ve been involved in spiritual studies and occultism in the broadest sense. The “winds of dharma” had certainly chosen a convoluted path for me. In time, my palette of ...
The Great Occult Schism
Have you ever noticed there is a distinct separation between modern Western occultism (i.e. Wicca, Thelema, Golden Dawn, Theosophy, the New Age, etc.) and the indigenous occultism practiced by the rest of the world? Our techniques are different in fundamental ways, and (historically) both sides have suffered from various... read this article