Western Chakras: Ascension of the Inner Holy Planets

One of the most popular areas of mystical or esoteric studies is the subject of Chakras. A quick search of Charkra leads you to books, blog posts, websites,  offering slightly different approaches based on “Eastern” points of views. The Ascension of the Inner Holy Planets is a “Western” ways of activating the chakras. Continue reading Western Chakras: Ascension of the Inner Holy Planets

The Qabalistic Cross and Balancing Polarities

One of the first rituals taught in the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn is the Qabalistic Cross. It’s many uses evolved over the past century when it was first introduced. It has been modified to suit individual schools of thought and practice. Continue reading The Qabalistic Cross and Balancing Polarities

Pentagram, Active, Passive, Reconciling

The Pentagram, Active, Passive, Reconciling are one of the most versatile symbols in the Western Mystery Tradition. They are in use in the various Pentagram rituals. Many stem from the original Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Including those found in Wicca and Thelema. Continue reading Pentagram, Active, Passive, Reconciling

The 4 Lettered Name and the Elements

In the post, the Natural Order of the Elements, it was seen that there are reverberations throughout a magical system by placing the elements in their natural order. It is important that one set of correspondences be consistent throughout a system. One of the first issues is the 4 Lettered Name and the Elements. Continue reading The 4 Lettered Name and the Elements

Elemental Subtle Body Activation

Systems of magical training usually begin with some type of subtle body work. It forms a foundation of magical work and training to prepare one to be an instrument for the Divine. The Elemental Subtle Body Activation is one form. Continue reading Elemental Subtle Body Activation

Harmony, Correspondences, and Natural Order of Elements

Harmony, Correspondences, and the Natural Order of the Elements is one of the mainstays of any magical system. In the West this is one of the first points of magical philosophy to learn. Along with 6 other principles that have been summarized quite well in the Kybalion, a Neo Hermetic text. Continue reading Harmony, Correspondences, and Natural Order of Elements