Three Worlds of Magic in the Renaissance

In this video I discuss the Renaissance worldview from Cornelius Agrippa. They are the Natural world, Celestial World, and the Mind of God. You can find my personal analysis in The Three Books of Occult Philosophy, Book 1, Chapters 1 and 2. This is main basis of the magic that I perform. The definition is not strictly will-centered, as most modern views take this stance. … Continue reading Three Worlds of Magic in the Renaissance

The Book Of Abramelin: The First And Only English Interview With George Dehn

This is an early interview that I did with Georg Dehn in 2014 regarding his book he compiled, The Book of Abramelin. This book came into prominence thanks to McGregor Mathers translating the French manuscript and Aleister Crowley doing the rite at the Boleskin house. This gave the book a tarnished name as many claim that the house was haunted. Eventually the guitarist of Led … Continue reading The Book Of Abramelin: The First And Only English Interview With George Dehn

A Look at Abrahamic Curses

Most people will not think of curses when they think about any “Abrahamic” magic system – be it biblical mysticism, miracles of saints or faith healings of Jesus. The idea of harming someone else with magic – which is what a curse is – seems to be the very opposite to the idea of Christianity or Judaism. “Love your neighbor as you love yourself” is … Continue reading A Look at Abrahamic Curses

Cultural Appropriation, Syncretism and Magic

Cultural appropriation has been a hot topic these past few years and has been debated for better or worse depending on who you talk to. But what is “cultural appropriation” and why should we worry about it? Should we even worry about it when it comes to the practice of magic? The definition of “cultural appropriation” reads: the unacknowledged or inappropriate adoption of the customs, … Continue reading Cultural Appropriation, Syncretism and Magic

Podcast #1 – The Power of Kabbalah Book Review

I have been studying Kabbalah for some time. Every time I find a good book on Kabbalah I see that there are many types of styles of writing on the topic. Yehuda Berg certainly uses a great modern language to explain very abstract and difficult concepts. I must add that when I started this book I never realized how much it would impact my whole … Continue reading Podcast #1 – The Power of Kabbalah Book Review

Concerning Adonai and Religion in the Occult

The universe had to have a beginning from a source. In this manner, it is affluent that there is a singular source. Pythagoras and the Greek philosophers referred to Adonai as the monad, the One. Although they seemed to agree the One was the source and, did not know God as a Creator with a personality, their philosophical sciences in geometry still lead to the … Continue reading Concerning Adonai and Religion in the Occult