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Paracelsus

Paracelsus (1493–1541) One of the greatest of alchemists and Hermetic philosophers, whose popular but unorthodox healing methods and supreme arrogance ran him afoul of the medical establishment. Paracelsus believed in natural Magic, a holistic approach to medicine, and the existence of the auric field as an influence on health. His contemporaries called him the Second Hermes and the Trismegistus of …

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Neuberg, Victor

Victor Neuberg (1883–1940) Initiate of Aleister Crowley. Victor Neuberg, a poet and an editor, broke ground with Crowley in Crowley’s development of sex Magic as the key to occult mysteries. He assisted Crowley with the publication of his magazine Equinox and for five years was an important figure in Crowley’s magical activities. Neuberg was born on May 6, 1883, in …

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Wild Hunt

The Wild Hunt is in Celtic and Germanic folklore, a furious bunch of ghosts of the restless dead who ride through the sky on their phantom horses accompanied by their spectral hounds, shrieking and making wild noises (see ghosts, Hauntings And Witchcraft). The hounds and horses are black, with hideous eyes. In various medieval versions of the Wild Hunt, witches …

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Inner Planes Contacts

The inner planes contacts are in Western Magic, highly evolved discarnate Adepts, ascended masters, and gods who work with initiates. A magical LODGE’s collective Thoughtform, or EGREGOR, also serves as an inner plane contact. Such contacts are sources of spiritual and magical power, as well as guidance and direction. Sometimes inner planes contacts seek out initiates, responding to their spiritual …

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Jinx

A jinx is a continual or repeated bad luck, usually due to a fatal accident. A jinx is not the same as a Curse, which is deliberate. Objects such as cars, ships, or personal possessions can become jinxed when they are involved in tragic deaths. The jinx affects other people who come into contact with or ownership of the objects. …

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Invocation

An invocation is an invitation to a spirit, deity, or entity to be present and use its powers to grant requests. Invocations also are called conjurations. An invocation uses the magical properties of sound, sacred and magical words, and sacred names to align and harmonize the consciousness with spiritual forces. Invocations are carefully composed. To attract a particular deity or …

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Horniman, Annie

Annie Horniman (1860–1937) was a wealthy tea heiress, dramatist, and member of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Annie Horniman was born on October 3, 1860, in Forest Hill, England, to a Congregationalist family and was raised in Surrey. Her father served in Parliament. Her grandfather, a Quaker, was a tea merchant who invented the tea bag and made a …

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Ghost houses in Windhoek

V-Metro this week visited three ‘ghost houses’ in Katutura, Windhoek North and Khomasdal just to find what really happens in those houses. In Katutura, just behind the old cemetery in Dolam Location along Ewa Schumacher Street, there is an old creepy house that looks as if it’s about to collapse. “We are now living in fear of a white-dressed ghost …

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The Palacio de Lecumberri

The Palacio de Lecumberri (Mexico) Located in Mexico City, it is a large building known as The Black Palace of Lecumberri which served as a prison from 1900 to 1976. Lots of tortures and murders took place in this building, and it is said that you can still hear the cries and screams of the lost souls walking through the …

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Gran Hotel Viena

Gran Hotel Viena (Argentina) Located in Cordoba, the hotel was built in the 1940´s with the purpose to host many European tourists. A few years later the hotel closed in 1947 and was reopened in 1962, although again, it didn’t last long and closed in 1970. In 1977, the area was destroyed by a flood and some families who had …

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