Chöd and Hekate

“That which is called ‘devil’ is not some actual great big black thing that scares and petrifies whomever sees it. A devil is anything that obstructs the achievement of freedom. . . . Most of all, there is no greater devil than this fixation to a self. So until this ego-fixation is cut off, all the devils wait with open …

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Fire and Water, Then Earth Begins

The past two months have been a whirlwind of activity…which makes sense after 30 days of Air invocations. It ended in the culminating passion of Fire, the Will, the pentagram drawn from the heavens, that starlight straight to the belly: “I call forth the power and the presence of Fire, May the Powers of Passion, Be present within Me.” And …

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The Air

“Every man and every woman is a star.” ― Aleister Crowley, The Book of the Law Astrology confuses me, only in that I understand Astronomy. Some schools of astrology say my Sun is in Gemini, others that I am a Taurus: both I identify with whole-heartedly. However, I am still very much an Elemental creature. All living things are, as Crowley’s quote …

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The Star Ruby

Facing East, where beginnings come and illuminate from, I start the ritual. APO PANTOS KAKODAIMONOS Striking out from the sign of Harpocrates, I am rested and still until, with these words, I drive all energies misaligned with my work. Flee all spirits and mischievous divinities with intent to harm or distract. Be gone all thoughts of mundane events or feelings, …

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30 Days of Hermes: A Composition

Day 23: Your own composition – a piece of writing about or for this deity Straight to sky thy head is bound, Over hedge and underground, Swift-shifter, strong Polytropos! Hermes! My Lord Chthonios! Bless me, this messenger, Angelos desire, Writer and gifter with words to inspire. Give bent ear under thy wide-brimmed halo, Slipper of coin and prophetic dreams to follow. With …

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Mother Invocation

I have not forgotten You. You, always in my life, Are still watching me. Most caring of Mothers, In the guise of a strong warrior-maiden You brought me down this path, Giving me courage and strength to endure. I finish waxing and reach the nourishing peak, My route has gathered in Your fullness. Mother Goddess, May I be fruitful and …

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