When I think of “genius” in terms of occultism, Ivo Dominguez Jr. is usually the very first to come into my mind. Part researcher, part mad scientist and complete magickal genius, Ivo is consistently providing information and techniques that push boundaries in terms of innovation within witchcraft, occultism, and psychic development. He and his work are greatly admired by his peers, students, and readers within the occult community for these reasons. Casting Sacred Space: The Core of All Magickal Work is absolutely no exception. The book contains a foreword from T. Thorn Coyle and received high praise from Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki, Janet Farrar, Jason Miller, M. Macha Nightmare, Sam Webster, and many more — and for good reason.
In the foreword to Casting Sacred Space: The Core of All Magickal Work, T. Thorn Coyle writes that “Ivo clearly delineates the work necessary to reach a place of inner equilibrium so that our castings can be effective, rather than simply going through the motions that so often replace an active connection with empty form. If the magick worker is not fully present, nothing changes. Change begins in both subtle and readily apparent ways in our physical, emotional, mental, and energetic bodies. In preparing us for the task of promoting change in all—the seen and unseen—Ivo asks simply this: that we first change ourselves.” This is a fantastic synopsis of what you’re going to uncover in this book, as well as how Ivo approaches teachings.
So perhaps you know how to cast a circle and call on the quarters. How much deeper can that practice go? Ivo starts with the basics and goes much deeper providing the techniques and discoveries regarding the casting of sacred space. Throughout the book he explores inner and outer sacred space and how crucially linked the two are. Ivo brings so much to the table, making this book the most concise book ever written on the subject. Can you cast a square? Cast a triangle? How does that change the space? Can you cast mutable, fixed, or cardinal forms of sacred space? How can different techniques of casting sacred space change the energies inside for the work to be performed? How do the barriers change with different techniques and what are the benefits of those? Ivo explores all of this and so much more.