Tag Archives: Lessons in Magick

Tangible Results

Magickal practitioners of all denominations through the ages have made grand claims about the wondrous effects that can be achieved by the use of the occult arts. A quick flip through books on the dark arts from the Picatrix through … Continue reading

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The Fallacy of Secrecy

Any Mystery worth its salt cannot be communicated with a quick whisper in the candidate’s ear at a mid-week initiation ceremony in some suburban lounge room. Continue reading

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The Power of the Uninvoked Force

For most ceremonial magicians who use an Oriental Temple (that is, one that faces East), the symbolism of the positions, or stations, in their temple arrangement will be tied to the correlation with the rise and fall of the Light that they have. Continue reading

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The Cumulative Effect of Magick

One of the most commonly and easily misunderstood aspects of magick is the subject of initiation. In practice, many novice magicians rightly view this operation of magick to be a life changing event that they expect to have an apprehensive impact on their conscious awareness….From the uninitiated point of view it is hard to understand that just passing the ceremony doesn’t turn the Child of Earth into the initiated Adept. Continue reading

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