Category Archives: Ceremonial Magic

First Anniversary of The Mystic Cup

It is time to celebrate the First Anniversary of The Mystic Cup! Continue reading

Posted in Ceremonial Magic, Featured, Magic, Palo Monte, Santeria, Spiritism, Vodou, Wicca | 7 Comments

Part 6: 10 Assumptions that New Comers to ATRs should not make

It is not disrespectful to a spiritual power to delay an initiation until a candidate is ready. Here is not a matter of ignoring divine forces, it is a matter preparing properly the head that ultimately will contain that force, and ultimately, have the license to continue the chain of perpetuating the religious tradition.
Continue reading

Posted in Ceremonial Magic, Magic, Palo Monte, Santeria, Vodou, Wicca | 2 Comments

Part 4: 10 Assumptions that New Comers to ATRs should not make

There is no inherent equality in a system where there are spiritual hierarchies. Your godmother and godfathers are not your equals they are your spiritual superiors and that is the end of it. A new comer is expected to respect this. Continue reading

Posted in Ceremonial Magic, Magic, Santeria, Spiritism, Vodou, Wicca | 4 Comments

Part 3: 10 Assumptions New Comers to ATRs should not make

There is absolutely no way we are going to come out of this blog post unscathed. This is a controversial issue and our words are sure to ruffle feathers, even though it is not our intention to provoke discord or offend. Pondering these issues requires more than one blog; it requires elders and the whole village. The results may sit heavy no matter how delicately or politically correct are presented. Continue reading

Posted in Ceremonial Magic, Magic, Santeria, Spiritism, Vodou, Wicca | 11 Comments

Why are more Westerners drawn to African Traditional Religions?

What is it that is making followers of Western magic and other traditional religions become the new practitioners of African Traditional religions (ATRs)?

It is certainly not because they are thrilled to have to learn in many cases a foreign language, or because the practitioners of these spiritual traditions are very open to accept people outside their communities and culture. No, as a matter of fact, there are many shifts that a newcomer to these religions would have to make to accommodate and understand fully any of these systems. Continue reading

Posted in Ceremonial Magic, Magic, Santeria, Spiritism, Vodou, Wicca | 11 Comments

How to Select Outstanding Godparents

There is no perfect way to select godparents when entering any African Traditional Religion. But I am a keen observer, a student of the University of Hard Knocks, and, since the idea of this blog is to share lessons learned from all sort of spiritual practices, here are my two cents on how to select outstanding godparents.
Continue reading

Posted in Ceremonial Magic, Magic, Santeria, Spiritism, Vodou, Wicca | 31 Comments

One Evil Spirit Bites the Dust with LBRP

This post contains an atypical operation in the world of traditional spiritism which is my normal practice and point of view, but spirit, as it binds and moves us all, has no boundaries. Therefore, there are times when situations dictate the use of creative application of techniques. Continue reading

Posted in Ceremonial Magic, Magic, Spiritism | 10 Comments