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The word occult has its root in the Latin word occultus, meaning clandestine, hidden, or secret, and refers to the 'knowledge of the secret' or 'knowledge of the hidden', and often popularly translates to 'knowledge of the supernatural'. This term is also popularly taken to mean 'knowledge meant only for certain people' or 'knowledge that must be kept hidden'. For centuries, this knowledge was deemed too dangerous to be shared with the masses, so it was kept hidden from them underneath layers of superstitions, half truths and whole lies by those who were afraid of it or those who had much to gain by keeping it to themselves. That time has long since past. With the spectacular advances made by society with respect to individual rights and freedom of information, more and more people are learning about this occult knowledge and how to make use of it to empower themselves and better their lives.

Enochian Magick Reference Document Back Home Table of Contents Note: Due to their large size, the illustrations for this document are on separate linked pages. The Occult - Occultopedia: The Occult and Unexplained Encyclopedia Welcome to Occultopedia, the premier internet index of the paranormal, occult and inexplicable. In addition to being the foremost online destination for information about the supernatural, unusual phenomena and the occult, Occultopedia also features a variety of resources for the pagan community, new age buffs, unexplained phenomena enthusiasts, curious minds, and skeptics as well.Occultopedia is the genuine article, the original and the best internet index of the extraordinary and uncanny, shamelessly copied by many, but never equaled. Online since 1995 — at first in a free web space provider, and in 1997 finally with its own domain name and hosting — Occultopedia still is the principal online resource for those looking for the unexplained, the curious and the unusual.

The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz: A Pictoral Key. The following is a pictorial key to the spiritual journey. It is archetypical, that is, these images/energies are present in each one of us, and the journey is also the same for each one us. Look carefully, feel, and see if it resonates with you. The images are drawings from Johfra Bosschart, a Dutch modern artist (1919-1998).

SYMBOLS - Celtic Symbols and Meanings - Love Symbols and Zodiac Signs for Ancient Witchcraft Magic Celtic Symbols of love and strength, the Ancient Symbols — there is a secret language that most of us recognize, but in which few are fluent — the language of symbols. Symbols surround us in many formats, shapes, sizes, and appearances, forming an inextricable part of our daily lives, yet unlike our spoken languages, a schooling in symbolism is left to the individual initiative. Even in religious teaching, symbols are presented as emblems of belonging and on a deeper level represent much more than mere historical artifacts one wears to identify with one's faith. Celtic Symbols and Meanings of Ancient Irish and Norse based signs, sigils and love symbols, witchcraft symbols, and symbols of love are ancient symbols of magic and the zodiac, often used as symbols of strength, power and family unity. Symbols - Representations - Correspondences

Word of the Day - spirituel The English adverb scilicet “namely, specifically, to wit” comes from Latin scīlicet, a contraction of the phrase scīre licet “it is permitted to know, one may be sure, of course, naturally.” The infinitive of the impersonal verb licet is licēre “to be allowed,” the source of licentia “freedom, freedom to do what one wants, lack of restraint, license” (as in English). The infinitive scīre “to know” was translated into Old English as (hit is tō) witanne “That is to know, to wit,” a gerund phrase from the verb witan “to know,” which became in Middle English it is to wite “it is to be noted,” and survives in current English as to wit. Scilicet entered English in the late 14th century.

H. S. Olcott Memorial Library The Henry S. Olcott Memorial Library is a unique library bringing together the religious, philosophical, and spiritual traditions of the East and West, emphasizing the Ancient Wisdom tradition—Theosophy. Founded in 1926 and named after Colonel Henry Steel Olcott, one of the founders of the Theosophical Society, the library is located at the Society's national center in Wheaton, Illinois. The library’s collection of about 25,000 titles of books, periodicals, video, and audio recordings is one of the finest in the country. Some of the many subjects included are Theosophy, Eastern philosophy and religions, comparative religion, esoteric Christianity, mysticism, mythology, psychology, parapsychology, meditation, healing, death and dying, astrology, and yoga. Click here to become a patron of our library.

Runes Runes are an alphabetic script used by the peoples of Northern Europe from the first century C.E. until well into the Middle Ages. In addition to their use as a written alphabet, the runes also were a system of symbols used for magic and divination. Runes are loaded with power. Magick, wicca, paganism and other esoteric knowledge Articles on Daily Life A Cup of Hemlock: Dealing with Conflict in Coven and Congregation There have always been those folks who point out our foibles, and make us take an uncomfortable look at our world, as well as those who simply had the misfortune to point out the obvious when it was unwelcome. Then there are troublemakers, folks who go out of... A Pledge to Pagan Spirituality

A.R.E. Library - Virginia Beach, Va. The A.R.E. Library - Virginia Beach, Va. Vision of the Library To provide library service, enhance spiritual community, strengthen connectedness within the Association, foster personal growth, encourage "the love of God and man," and promote the oneness of all life in the experience of those who seek greater consciousness. "All knowledge is to be used in the manner that will give help and assistance to others, and the desire is that the laws of the Creator be manifested in the physical world." - Edgar Cayce