July 24, 2020

We can infer that the two greatest fears associated with the Covid-19 pandemic would have to be health and wealth. Perhaps these fears could explain the rationale behind two recent finds which appear to be the end result of a witchcraft spell? Read more

July 17, 2020

Many people resort to magick or prayer in an attempt to manifest things in their lives, expecting those things to drop into their laps. Aesop’s advice was to meet the gods halfway, which implies being proactive. Read more

July 1, 2020

The Education of Achilles by Chiron, fresco from Herculaneum, 1st century CE   Mild to moderate Covid-19 cases On March 6, 2020, WHO advised: “For COVID-19, data to date suggest that 80% of infections are mild or asymptomatic, 15% are severe infection, requiring oxygen and 5% are critical infections, requiring ventilation.”   On May 29, 2020, the CDC quoted a Chinese study with very similar figures: “The largest cohort of >44,000 persons with COVID-19 from China showed that illness severity… Read more

June 20, 2020

Prayer should never be seen as an alternative to competent medical advice. However, perhaps there is wisdom to be found in the practices of the ancient Greeks which can be used to supplement the advice given to us by WHO and CDC. Read more

June 20, 2020

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June 19, 2020

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March 10, 2020

The translations of The Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage are supposedly based an original Hebrew manuscript dated 1458 written by Abramelin the Mage (1362–1460), a Jew from Würzburg, Germany, for his second son, Lamech. It is a classic text in modern occult circles and was held in high regard by Aleister Crowley. The Abramelin Operation, is an intense six or eighteen month ritual [depending on which translation is used], at the culmination of which the magician attempts to access… Read more

March 13, 2019

Review of The Orphic Hymns: A New Translation for the Occult Practitioner by Patrick Dunn The Orphic Hymns: A New Translation for the Occult Practitioner is essentially two books rolled into one. It is both a scholarly translation of all 87 Orphic Hymns as well a guide to incorporating them into modern magickal practice and meditation. Patrick Dunn is a poet, linguist, Pagan, and a university English professor with a PhD in modern literature and language. Translation is an art… Read more

February 5, 2019

The more I investigate techniques for optimizing the length and quality of life there more I see that virtually everything was preempted by ancient cultures, particularly that of the Greeks. Read more

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