https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsQJDS-xq_E Grimoires were an invaluable source to find a magicians personal magic system. Therefore, they contained the belief system, rules, invocations, spells. spirits, prayers, talismans, and other necessary information about the magician and the system. I talk about my own grimoire some. Then I also go into some ideas you can improve your grimoire.
Quartz is a dense crystalline mineral. It is composed of silicon dioxide. It is formed through igneous rocks or geothermal waters. In igneous rocks it occurs when magma cools and silicon dioxide will crystalize. In silicon dioxide rich waters as from the mineral being dissolved in high temperatures. When the water cools or pressure drops … Continue reading Quartz Crystal
William Lilly CHAPTER XIIII.Of the MOON, her generall and particular Significations. NAMEThe Moon we find called by the Ancients, Lucina, Cynthia, Diana, Phoebe, Latona, Noctiluca, Prosperpina; she is neerest to the Earth of all the Planets; her colour in the Element is vulgarly known: MOTION. She finisheth her courte through the whole twelve Signs in 27 … Continue reading Renaissance Magic of the Moon
"Creation of the Sun, Moon, and Plants" by Michelangelo 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, … Continue reading Planetary Magic 101: The Sun ☉
"It is affirmed by Magicians, that there are certain tables of numbers distributed to the seven planets, which they call the sacred tables of the planets, endowed with many, and very great vertues of the Heavens, in as much as they represent that divine order of Celestiall numbers, impressed upon Celestials by the Idea's of … Continue reading Planetary Squares: Magic, Talismans and Astrology
Geomancy has lost prevalence as a form of divination to tarot or astrology in the modern world. However, 400 years ago a geomancer was far more common than tarot in the western world. It has continued to exist in eastern countries. So when I say geomancy I am referring to this definition from Wikipedia: "Geomancy … Continue reading Geomancy #2: A Short History