Mental Illness in Magic and the Occult


  I am sitting here, after having a very hard winter, thinking about how important it is to address mental illness in our community. I have noticed that mental illness in the occult is divided in opinion. Some people believe those with mental illness should not practice at all, and others see mental illness as … Continue reading Mental Illness in Magic and the Occult

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Addressing Mental Illness


Sitting here sipping on my favorite Jasmine tea with a touch of honey out of the coolest Batman mug; I started thinking that I should address the ever-growing issue of mental health and the occult. There are a couple of reasons for this; one, I, personally, have my own share of mental disorders that make everyday … Continue reading Addressing Mental Illness

Meditative Breath: Proper Breathing Techniques


  Breathing is very important, not just for meditation and magic, but everyday activities. I am going to explain the technique that I use the most often. You may use it for meditation when you’re feeling stressed, or need to focus. Breathing is a lot easier than you think, and you can practice it anywhere … Continue reading Meditative Breath: Proper Breathing Techniques

Exercise For Gaining Mastery of Yourself


Middle Pillar Exercise A very powerful and effective daily ritual/exercise for activating the five psychic centers of the Middle Pillar in the body. In ways, it resembles the arousing of chakras but follows the Kabbalistic pattern, and the concept of Light descending and then circulating. Each center is visualized as a sphere of colored light … Continue reading Exercise For Gaining Mastery of Yourself

THE DIVINE PARADOX


    "The half-wise, recognizing the comparative unreality of     the Universe, imagine that they may defy its Laws--such     are vain and presumptuous fools, and they are broken against     the rocks and torn asunder by the elements by reason of     their folly. The truly wise, knowing the nature of the Universe,     use Law against laws; the higher against … Continue reading THE DIVINE PARADOX

How to Perform the Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram in 4 Parts


It's not required to do anything you don't want to do, but knowing this ritual, as well as the middle pillar ritual are some really good ones. This is a simplistic description/walk-through with lots of visuals to make this ritual not seem so daunting. Don't worry about it using Christian divine names and references since it's … Continue reading How to Perform the Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram in 4 Parts