Category Magic

On Waking Gods Long Dead

Found knowledge is a common theme in esoteric writing. Some random person makes contact with a random entity who proceeds to share various “wisdom of the ages with them.” Most of the time what gets revealed is, well, not very…

A Practitioners Lifecycle

The nature of practice changes as we age. When I was younger the practices linked to the power center in the lower abdomen, the lower dantien as espoused in Asian practice, made up the majority of what I did. The…

Mental Energy: The Realm of Concepts

he mental realm of existence is where perception of both time and space begin to break down. Traditionally this is associated with the energy center in the head. The subtle body associated with mental energy is normally the one most…

Learning to Concentrate

The ability to concentrate is largely a learned skill for which both physical and cerebral methods exist. All of the available methodology is uncomfortable to one degree or another. One of the biggest crimes against boys, and young men, to…

Akasha

Akashic energy, otherwise known as ether in Hermetic practice, manifests as a dark purple energy whose primary sensation is a penetrating vibration. Akashic energy is most often represented in tantric Buddhist iconography as a thin purple line surrounding the body…

The Role of Equanimity

Equilibrium, often referred to as magical equilibrium, is a state of poise and balance achieved through stacking the elements in the body in equal amounts. When achieved, equilibrium results in the relaxed and poised, yet fully aware state that makes…

Eleven Primary Energies of Meditation

What are the energies? Some describe the energies as a frequency, others use the term vibration, and people who have mastered the art of the Chinese metaphor describe them in a way that says a lot without saying anything at…