How People Become Demonically Possessed

Time and time again the issue of demonic possession comes up in this field of occultism. There are many opinions from different people. However, there are maybe more opinions than people. Hence, I write this post because possession is a real occurrence that affects people. We have a few groups of people who have opinions on possession. Keep in mind this list does not cover … Continue reading How People Become Demonically Possessed

Elementals: The Folklore of Paracelsus the Alchemist

During his lifetime Paracelsus (born as Theophrastus von Hohenheim) was primarily known to be a physician, as well as for his involvement and studies into occult sciences through his teacher Trithemius – who also taught Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa. Today he is known for both his alchemical and medical writings. An almost lesser-known work today is his posthumously published work on Elementals called Ex Libro de … Continue reading Elementals: The Folklore of Paracelsus the Alchemist

Goetic Magic and Evocation

The grimoire called Goetia and its 72 demons do have some sort of a “cult status” within communities of Pagans, Witches, Satanists, and Occultists in general. However, there are a lot of misconceptions about the Lemegeton and its Goetia regarding its origins, its magical operations, and the nature of the spirits listed in the grimoire. I want to clarify that I am not invalidating anyone’s … Continue reading Goetic Magic and Evocation

Planetary Magic 101: The Sun ☉

The Sun has had its place within astrology and mythologies since ancient times; be it within the ancient Greek pantheon as Helios and Apollo, within Greek philosophy, or even within the Bible itself. In this particular post, I will go into traditional interpretations of the Sun, which are used in planetary magic of the Renaissance. I. Philosophy of the Sun Philosophers, theologians, and the like … Continue reading Planetary Magic 101: The Sun ☉

The Origins of the Character of Och from the Arbatel of Magic

I was working on a blog post a few days ago, which will be pretty long and exhaustive but essential. As I was doing my research through The Picatrix, I saw a symbol I recognized. It was a symbol of Och from The Arbatel of Magic, the Isagoge. Och is listed as the Olympic Spirit of the Sun. Both the Warnock/Greer and Attrell/Porreca list the … Continue reading The Origins of the Character of Och from the Arbatel of Magic

Dealing with Nightmares, Sleep Paralysis and Spirits

Several people have experienced some sort of sleep paralysis; the feeling of being pushed down by something in very simple terms. And while there are several scientific explanations for sleep paralysis, multiple different cultures associate this phenomenon with spirits; who can also cause nightmares, scratch you up, feed on your life essence or even act like incubi/succubi. The German “Alp” or “Mahr” for instance is … Continue reading Dealing with Nightmares, Sleep Paralysis and Spirits

Paranormal Case #1: Zion United Church Cemetery, Poland, Indiana

Disclaimer: I do not do investigations to prove the paranormal. I do not care if people believe me or not. My goal is to help people, regardless of who believes what. Nor do I assume every place is automatically haunted. These are just my personal experiences. I do keep confidential cases private. I also use public areas, private homes, get permission, and follow the the … Continue reading Paranormal Case #1: Zion United Church Cemetery, Poland, Indiana

The Greek Magical Papyri in Translation with Demotic Spells

The Greek Magical Papyri in Translation with Demotic Spells is by far a stupendous book for any person who has a genuine and sincere love for ancient magic and the study of antiquity. The ancient spells and rights are 2,000 years old. It is believed the Leiden Papyrus came from the same system of magic as the PGM, this is also the same period The Testament … Continue reading The Greek Magical Papyri in Translation with Demotic Spells