This is the concluding section of lesson 6 in my series on basic magick. In this lesson I've so far covered the following topics:
Why the LBRP Matters
Secrets of the Kabalistic Cross
More Secrets of the Kabalistic Cross
Sounds of the Kabalistic Cross
Understanding the Formulation of the Pentagrams
The Names that Charge the Pentagrams, and
The Formulation of the Pentagrams
As a brief recap, so far you've performed the Kabalistic Cross and the Formulation of the Pentagrams. You now return to the center of your magickal circle (just east of the altar, if you have one) and face to the East. Filling you with energy vertically is spiritual energy from the Divine. Mixing with
The recent Memorial Day weekend got me thinking about the pentagram. Why? Well, read on...
For as long as I can remember, my teachers (and innumerable books) have claimed that the "upright" pentagram is a positive and spiritual image. It's upright. What could be more positive than upright?
It's used as a symbol for Wicca, Witchcraft, and Paganism. It's used for protection as in the famous Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram as well as in other rituals.
It is said that the five points of the pentagram represent the five elements: Fire at the lower right, Earth at the lower left, Water at the upper right, Air at the upper left, and Spirit at the top. What a great symbol this