Quartz Crystal

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 the mineral is saturated forming crystals. There are many kinds … Continue reading Quartz Crystal

Renaissance Magic of the Moon

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 days, 7 hours and 43 min. or thereabouts: her mean … Continue reading Renaissance Magic of the Moon

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 ☉

Planetary Magic 101: An Introduction

I. What is Planetary Magic? When we speak of planetary magic; then there are several concepts that can come to mind. What I am specifically talking about, is the type of magic where you call on and use the energies of one of the seven traditional planets in order to gain a certain effect which corresponds to that said planet. This specific model was especially … Continue reading Planetary Magic 101: An Introduction

Planetary Squares: Magic, Talismans and Astrology

“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 the divine mind, by means of the soul of the … Continue reading Planetary Squares: Magic, Talismans and Astrology

How to find Ingredients for Spellwork: Planetary Properties

Many people ask themselves how to determine what type of herbs or crystal one should use; especially if you want to write your own spells. There are several ways to write your own spells and rituals; but when it comes to ingredients it can get kind of tricky. Especially considering there are more systems than one in order to get your magical properties. In this … Continue reading How to find Ingredients for Spellwork: Planetary Properties

Astrological Timing 101

If you have been dabbling in the occult and magic for a while, you will be aware of the importance of astrology in magic and my own practice in general. This goes further into “astrological timing”; a practice used in planetary and renaissance magic. An important thing to note is that astrological timing in planetary/renaissance magic exclusively uses traditional astrology. This means we go by … Continue reading Astrological Timing 101