Honoring the traditions of Eastern Tantric magick, author Gregory Peters has combined the insights of the East with the Western Thelemic tradition. Sharing the methods for integrating mind and body with the universal energy of the cosmos, The Magickal Union of East and West provides exercises, meditations, mantras, and rites, culminating with the ultimate magickal ritual, the "Diamond Sapphire Gem of Radiant Light."
In a style immediately accessible to all students, Peters shows how to work with magickal tools and how to create the protective magickal armor known as the "Thelemic Refuge." This book provides a modern view of Thelema that will lead to a New Aeon of possibility for all spiritual seekers.
The Thelemic Refuge is a simple ritual that may be used to produce a
kavacha, or magical armor. It is a prelimary to almost every practice of New Aeon Tantra, as well as a protective and empowering practice that may be done on its own throughout the day. It is also a good practice to perform at the two twilights either before or after Surya Namascar.
In the traditional tantras of India,...
In western ceremonial magick, there is often a tendency to view a magickal operation as something that is at odds with the natural order of the universe. The special robe, the implements, the prayers and orations and conjurations…all of this and more has the effect of isolating the individual from the rest of the universe. Is there a way to change this mindset and re-integrate ourselves to the natural world—and perhaps make our magick more powerful in the process? Gregory Peters, author of the new Magickal Union of the East and West, explains.
The idea of using the stars for magic and ritual is not new. Medieval texts included details about stars and constellations, and how to determine the optimal time to draw their influence into talismans for spells, healing, and other purposes. A small remnant of this remains today in the use of birthstone jewelry.
The stars have always had a... read this article