defining “energy” in magic

Crash Course on “energy” from the magical perspective smackdown on empty words and bunny fluff Right out of the gates let me admit that words like “energy” are sorely abused within the broad community of magic, mysticism, psychism, and New Age or spiritualism. I am painfully aware of the fact, and I work really hard defining “energy” in magic

Real Magic: Lesson One

The primer for any magical work is understanding and being able to enter the correct, altered state of consciousness. Here’s the least you need to know.

Magic by Class and Category

Understanding some basic magical distinctions or… At a glance: what you’re getting yourself into here Magic varies greatly in terms of methodology, philosophy, approach, and application. Both nerds and pedants have toiled endlessly breaking magic down into smaller and smaller subgroups and categories, addressing every imaginable variation in painful detail. I like to keep things Magic by Class and Category

Practical Definition of Magic

I have static pages for what magic is in the broad sense, along with what magic isn’t, just to be thorough. I even have a sticky post entitled brief explanation of magic. These are all very short articles, and you probably should review them but for those who are only here for meat, with no Practical Definition of Magic

What Attributes Do You Need to Begin?

Only two personal attributes are definitely required for magic. You can learn what these are here, but you should read the article on the current page either way as it contains language relevant to the course. Very little is actually required of you to be considered ready to begin your study of magic. However, of What Attributes Do You Need to Begin?

Brief Explanation of Magic

Here is a short and simplified definition of magic as it pertains to this site and the lessons herein, along with quick commentary on a few essential terms. Magic is, prior to specific definitioins, a threefold thing: More precisely, the phenomenon of magic is any combination of natural, paranormal, causal forces that instigate, preserve, and fulfill Brief Explanation of Magic

Answers to some FAQ about Magic

Here is some content that addresses many of the specific questions I hear, and probably asked myself, at some point regarding magical practice. What is magical initiation? What is Magic? How can I do magic? Requirements for spell casting? Esoteric vs Practical Magic? Magic or Mysticism? Does magic really work? How to enter a magical Answers to some FAQ about Magic