With this post I'm beginning a basic course in ceremonial magick. From the beginning. It may be too basic for some readers, but if you're advanced enough to think that, then perhaps these occasional posts will help expand your ideas when teaching others.
Getting Ready for Magick
Among the mystics of India it is said that the path of the Tantric magician is not for everyone. Rather, it is only for the vira, the "hero." According to this tradition magick is not for the common person, but only for those who are brave.
In the nominally more egalitarian West, to quote the archetypal mage, Aleister Crowley, "Magick is for all." So is magick for everyone or just for the heroes?
Leo, The Lion
July 23 to August 23
Keywords: Magnetic, magnanimous, confident, generous, hospitable, caring, warm, authoritative, bossy, patronizing
As a Leo, you are known for your outgoing nature; you prefer the limelight, but no matter whether or not you are being lavished with attention you will still brighten the world with your cheerfulness and natural leadership abilities. At times, you do need to be reminded, however, that others need attention, too; don't be afraid to share the credit. As a fixed fire sign, you are able to not only start things but also finish them; while you get the best of both worlds, you also have a tendency
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Cyndi Dale, author of Kundalini, The Complete Book of Chakra Healing, and Everyday Clairvoyant, and Chantal Monté (http://www.chantalmonte.com), an Intuitive Consultant trained in the US and Bali.
Take a moment to sit and swim within the depths of your inner being. There is an entire universe within you. Look inward and focus…notice the energy moving throughout your body. Feel your cells moving and buzzing with life. Recognize that there aren’t any walls between your internal and external realities. As you open from the inside, sensing with your whole body, feel Life living through you. You are an expression of infinite