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On the difficulty level of high magick rituals

A common concern I hear regarding high magick spells is that they are too complicated. This is a valid concern, but let’s address this directly and clear up some misconceptions regarding an effective high magick ritual.

High magick does seem to get quite comlicated with some of their rituals, and when you see things like […]

Magic Spell for Health

A Simple Magick Spell for Health

 

This should be performed as close to high-noon as possible. Standing bare-chested in the sun is ideal, but not necessary.

Look up to the sun as best you can without blinding yourself. If you cannot see it, then imagine it brighter than you’ve ever seen it before.

At […]

Mini Goetic Grimoire

Everything You Want To Know About Magick’s Mini Goetia Grimoire

Here are twelve of my favorite daemons (djinn, spirits, demon, etc.) fromthe Goetia. The descriptions are succinctly quoted or paraphrased for simplicity and clarity. These are powerful djinn that can be invoked and utilized with the instructions and […]

About the author Shawn Martin Scanlon

I have been practicing and teaching magick for over twenty years. In that time, I’ve learned what works and what is complete bullshit in the world of magick (the latter accounts for far more than the former!) This book is for anyone who wants to learn about REAL magick, and wants to make REAL changes […]

What is the ultimate goal of magick?

“What is the ultimate goal of magick?”

Every magician will have to formulate the answer to that for themselves.

For me, the goal of magick is to increase the joy and pleasure of my life, while helping the world and those around me as much as possible.

The Three Pillars of the Tree of Life

The Three Pillars

The left side of the Tree of Life (which includes Binah, Geburah, and Hod) is known as the Pillar of Severity. This side tends towards discipline, control, and dominance.

The right side is known as the Pillar of Mercy (and contains Chokmah, Chesed, and Netzach.) This side tends towards mercy, […]

Is your your magick book difficult to read and practice? Or is it dumbed down?

Neither! I’ve tried to make the difficult and erudite subject of magick EASY for you to learn and practice without losing any of the nuance and details of real magick. While there are simple and clear rituals and meditations to change every aspect of your life, there is no dumbing down here. Have I simplified […]

Why did you write this book?

There are many reasons to write any book, but the two most practical concerns were that one, I always wanted a book with all the information I regularly use for rituals in one place. And two, I’m regularly asked for help with magick and what book do I recommend, and I’ve always had to suggest […]

What is Hermeticism?

There are many schools of magick, under a variety of terms, but Western magick finds its roots most strongly situated in Hermeticism, the religion and philosophy of the Hellenistic culture. This term frequently comes up in this book as Hermeticism has strongly influenced modern magick both directly and through the many authors and magicians it […]