Category: ▹myths & magick

Sator Magic Square

S   A   T   O   R A   R   E   P   O T   E   N   E   T O   P   E   R   A R   O   T   A   S This palindrom was first discovered on the floor of a […]

Esbats & Sabbaths

There are eight Sabbats that make up the Wheel of the Year. The Sabbats are solar, seasonal and represent the cycle of birth, life, death and rebirth. The Esbats are the celebration of the thirteen Full Moons that occur every year. Esbats are ruled by the Moon and are the times when magick is more potent […]

Bespoke

Bespoke is an adjective for anything commissioned to a particular specification. It may be altered or tailored to the customs, tastes, or usage of an individual purchaser. Origin: The word “bespoke” is derived from the verb “to bespeak”, meaning to “speak for something”. The particular meaning of the verb form is first cited from 1583 […]

Sorcellerie

Frau Gaubenslosher was strongly suspected of witchcraft. […] And it must be confessed appearances were against the Frau. In the first place, she lived quite alone in a forest. This was suspicious. – Ambrose Bierce – The fowl Witch –

Seiðr

The Seiðr (Old Norse for cord, string, snare) is a form of pre-Christian Norse magic and shamanism concerned with discerning and altering the course of destiny by re-weaving part of destiny’s web. There were seiðr rituals for divination and clairvoyance; for seeking out the hidden, both in the secrets of the mind and in physical […]

The veil is thinning

It was the night of October 31, 1936. Halloween night. The men and women sat at the round table with joined hands. They awaited the message – the message they had hoped for every Halloween night for the past ten years. But the message did not come. Finally, one woman rose from the table and […]

Et il s’avança dans le bois d’Aphrodite

And then he pressed forward into the wood of Aphrodite. […] ​They walked far. The park was immense. From time to time, a girl under a tree proffered her name and opened her robe, then lay down again and leaned her face upon her hand. Melitta knew some of them: they embraced her without stopping […]

Walpurgisnacht

Today is Walpurgisnacht, which also happens to mark the anniversary of under the pyramids. Today, under the pyramids turned four. And tomorrow, we will have a GIVE△W△Y to celebrate it!

Winter Solstice

For the Northern Hemisphere, the moment of Winter Solstice is when the sun’s elevation with respect to the North Pole is at its most negative value since the previous December. The hemisphere has its longest night and shortest day around the moment of solstice, with the night within the Arctic being 24 hours long. – […]

La Pedra del Diable

A menhir is a rude monolith set up on end, a great single stone, the base of which is buried deep in the soil. Thus “menhir” seems to be derived from the Welsh or Brythonic maen, “a stone” and hir, “long”. Recent research has established that these monuments are sepulchral in character, and that they […]