CAUSTATION


CHAPTER XII CAUSATION "Every Cause has its Effect; every Effect has its Cause; everything happens according to Law; Chance is but a name for Law not recognized; there are many planes of causation, but nothing escapes the Law."--The Kybalion. The great Sixth Hermetic Principle--the Principle of Cause and Effect--embodies the truth that Law pervades the … Continue reading CAUSTATION

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RHYTHM


CHAPTER XI RHYTHM "Everything flows out and in; everything has its tides; all things rise and fall; the pendulum-swing manifests in everything; the measure of the swing to the right, is the measure of the swing to the left; rhythm compensates"--The Kybalion. The great Fifth Hermetic Principle--the Principle of Rhythm-embodies the truth that in everything … Continue reading RHYTHM

POLARITY


CHAPTER X POLARITY "Everything is dual; everything has poles; everything has its pair of opposites; like and unlike are the same; opposites are identical in nature but different in degree; extremes meet; all truths are but half-truths; all paradoxes may be reconciled."--The Kybalion. The great Fourth Hermetic Principle--the Principle of Polarity embodies the truth that … Continue reading POLARITY

VIBRATION


CHAPTER IX VIBRATION "Nothing rests; everything moves; everything vibrates."--The Kybalion. The great Third Hermetic Principle--the Principle of Vibration--embodies the truth that Motion is manifest in everything in the Universe--that nothing is at rest--that everything moves, vibrates, and circles. This Hermetic Principle was recognized by some of the early Greek philosophers who embodied it in their … Continue reading VIBRATION

The Importance of Closing the Gates


What Happens When You Leave A Magical Portal Open? February 19, 2017 by John Beckett As a baby Pagan, I was taught to always dismiss what you call and to take down your circles after the ritual is over. When I began working with the ADF Core Order of Ritual, I learned that you open … Continue reading The Importance of Closing the Gates

Evocations 1 – Classical Methods Explained


"Not all evocations are how the media and movies portray them. They are not to be feared as long as they are performed correctly and the warnings are heeded. In fact, the rituals themselves, and the appearance of the spirit conjured can be very beautiful. Also, I would not advise a novice practitioner to perform this complex of a ritual … Continue reading Evocations 1 – Classical Methods Explained