Left-Hand Path
The terms Left-Hand Path and Right-Hand Path refer to a dichotomy between two opposing approaches found in Western esotericism, which itself covers various groups involved in the occult and ceremonial...
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Vamachara
Vāmācāra (Sanskrit: वामाचार, [ʋɑːmɑːcɑːrə]) is a Sanskrit term meaning "left-handed attainment" and is synonymous with "Left-Hand Path" or "Left-path" (Sanskrit: Vāmamārga). It is used to describe...
Church of Satan
The Church of Satan is an organization dedicated to the philosophy of Satanism as codified in The Satanic Bible. The Church of Satan was established at the Black House in San Francisco, California, on...
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Luciferianism
Luciferianism is a belief system that includes both theistic and atheistic denominations and is, therefore, heavily influenced by personal perspectives and experiences. Considered by many to be a rel...
Satanism
Satanism is a broad term referring to a group of social movements with diverse ideological and philosophical beliefs. Satanism includes symbolic association with, or admiration for, Satan, whom Satani...
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Temple of Set
The Temple of Set is a left-hand path initiatory order founded in 1975. Initiates take the title "Setian". The Temple is incorporated in California as a non-profit religious organization.The temple ha...
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Neo-völkisch movements
Neo-völkisch movements, as defined by the historian Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke, cover a wide variety of mutually influencing groups of a radically ethnocentric character which have emerged, especially i...
Hail Satan
"Hail Satan", sometimes expressed in a Latinized version as Ave Satanas (or Ave Satana), is an expression used by some Satanists to show their dedication to Satan, but has also been used for the purpo...
Grand Grimoire
The Grand Grimoire is a name given to a number of black magic grimoires (four works known, one of which is the Key of Solomon) believed to date back to 1522. It was possibly written some point after...
Don Webb (writer)
Don Webb (born 1960) is an American science fiction and mystery writer, and former High Priest of the Temple of Set.
Webb's first professional fiction sale was the short story "Rhinestone Manifest...
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Demons in Islam
A demon, daemon (from Koine Greek δαιμόνιον daimonion), or fiend is a supernatural, often malevolent being prevalent in religion, occultism, literature, fiction, mythology and folklore. The original G...
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Ghagiel
Ghagiel ( variously Chaigidel, Chaigidiel, or Oghiel ), in the belief system of Kabbalah, is the name of the Qliphah corresponding to the Sephirah Chokmah in the Tree of Life. They are demons, the Hin...
Lucifer
Lucifer (/ˈluːsɪfər/ LEW-sif-ər) is the King James Version rendering of the Hebrew word הֵילֵל in Isaiah 14:12. This word, transliterated hêlêl or heylel, occurs only once in the Hebrew Bible and acco...
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Qliphoth
The Qliphoth/Qlippoth/Qelippot or Kelipot (Heb. קליפות, the different English spellings are used in the alternative Cabalistic traditions of Hermetic Qabalah and Jewish Kabbalah respectively), literal...
Typhonian Order
The Typhonian Order, previously known as the Typhonian Ordo Templi Orientis (TOTO), is a self-initiatory magical order based in the United Kingdom that focuses on magickal and typhonian concepts. It w...
Theistic Satanism
Theistic Satanism (also known as traditional Satanism or spiritual Satanism) is the belief that Satan is a supernatural being or force that individuals may contact and supplicate to, and represents lo...
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Yazidi
The Yazidis (/jəzˈiːdiːz/ yah-ZEE-dees), also Yezidi, Êzidî or Yazdani, are an ethnoreligious group. They live primarily in the Nineveh Province of Iraq. Additional communities in Armenia, Georgia, an...
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Naamah (demon)
Naamah or Na'amah (Hebrew: נעמה‎; "pleasant") is a demon described in the Zohar, a foundational work of Jewish mysticism.
Naamah appears in the Zohar as one of the mates of the archangel Sam...
Samael
Samael (Hebrew: סמאל‎) (Wrath of God) (also Sammael or Samil) is an important archangel in Talmudic and post-Talmudic lore, a figure who is accuser (devil), seducer and destroyer, and has been r...
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Classification of demons
There have been various demonologies (classifications of demons) in Christian demonology and classical occultism and Renaissance magic. Classification systems are based on the nature of the demon, the...
Anton LaVey
Anton Szandor LaVey (born Howard Stanton Levey; April 11, 1930 – October 29, 1997) was an American author, occultist, and musician. He was the founder of the Church of Satan as well as the author of T...
Satanic holidays
Satanic holidays have been described by both Satanists and by Christian authors, as well as by historians of witchcraft, who in turn relied on Christian accounts.
In The Satanic Bible, Satanist An...
Black magic
Black magic has traditionally referred to the use of supernatural powers or magic for evil and selfish purposes. With respect to the left-hand path and right-hand path dichotomy, black magic is the ma...
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Aghori
The Aghori (Sanskrit: अघोर aghōra) are ascetic Shaiva sadhus.The Aghori are known to engage in post-mortem rituals. They often dwell in charnel grounds, have been witnessed smearing cremation ashe...
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Abyzou
In the myth and folklore of the Near East and Europe, Abyzou is the name of a female demon. Abyzou was blamed for miscarriages and infant mortality and was said to be motivated by envy (Greek: φθό...
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Nikolas Schreck
Nikolas Schreck is an American musician, author, film-maker and religious teacher.Lead singer of the musical duo KOH (Kingdom of Heaven) since 2012, Schreck was the founder, frontman, and sole constan...
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Lilith
Lilith (Hebrew: לִילִית‎ Lîlîṯ) is a Hebrew name for a figure in Jewish mythology, developed earliest in the Babylonian Talmud, who is generally thought to be in part derived from a historically...
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Astaroth
Astaroth (also Ashtaroth, Astarot and Asteroth), in demonology, is a Crowned Prince of Hell. He is a male figure named after the Canaanite goddess Ashtoreth.
The name Astaroth was ultimately deriv...
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Necromancy
Necromancy /ˈnɛkrɵˌmænsi/ or nigromancy is a form of magic involving communication with the deceased – either by summoning their spirit as an apparition or raising them bodily – for the purpose of div...
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