Magick (Thelema)
Magick, in the context of Aleister Crowley's Thelema, is a term used to differentiate the occult from stage magic and is defined as "the Science and Art of causing Change to occur in conformity with W...
Magick (Thelema) - Wikipedia
Norwich's Eileen Ash turns 105 - and puts long life down to yoga, driving and... wine
She's the great-grandmother from Norwich who has lived through two world wars, worked for MI6, played test cricket for England - and now has TWO birthday mes...
How this granny got her spine back
At 85 years young, Anna Pesce discovered yoga, which transformed her life and her body. Anna suffered from decades of severe scoliosis and was even wheelchai...
This Swedish Pilot Does Yoga Around The World And Her Selfies Are Taking Internet By Storm
We don't often get to see the casual side of commercial airline pilots, but Maria Pettersson isn't an ordinary airline pilot. She's also an internet sensation
96-year-old Holds The World Record For Oldest Yoga Teacher
96-year-old Holds The World Record For Oldest Yoga Teacher.
Yogi Reveals Secret to Living to 130 - 95-Year-Old Yoga Teacher Kazim Gurbuz
There are many health books and exercises — even a soup recipe — that claim to help you live to be 100 years old. But Turkish yoga guru Kazim Gurbuz says that, in reality, you don't need magical foods...
Indian 'holy man' perplexes doctors
Doctors and experts are baffled by an Indian man who claims not to have eaten or drunk anything for 70 years - but is still in perfect health. A team of scientists and doctors in Sterling Hospital, in...
Is Yoga Best at Night or in Early Morning?
Whether you’re a morning person up at the crack of dawn, or a night owl, the good news about yoga is that you can do it anytime you like. You could even do both: an active practice to get you going in...
The World's Oldest Yoga Teacher Turns 97 Today: Happy Birthday, Tao!
Today at 97-years-old, Tao Porchon-Lynch is the world's oldest living yoga teacher, recognized by the Guinness World Records since 2012. The former actress/model is also a celebrated ballroom dancer,
Harvard Unveils MRI Study Proving Meditation Literally Rebuilds The Brain’s Gray Matter In 8 Weeks
Test subjects taking part in an 8-week program of mindfulness meditation showed results that astonished even the most experienced neuroscientists at Harvard University. The study was led by a Harvard...
Why Does Anyone Do Yoga, Anyway?
New studies show yoga helps keeps your brain young. But is that all yoga does for us? After my last weekend of yoga teacher training, a friend asked me at dinner, “Why do you do yoga? So you can learn...
Yoga: 15 facts you always wanted to know
Yoga's huge cannon of tradition, history and philosophy can make it seem mysterious. Ashtanga teacher and practitioner Emma Hicks pinpoints 15 important facts about the practice, from an Ashtanga view...
Millions pull out their mats for International Yoga Day
Gatherings around the world celebrate the benefits of the exercise that stretches muscles, calms mind Millions of people celebrated the first International Yoga Day, rolling out their mats and strikin...
Daily life in Yoga Vidya Gurukul ashram
This film gives a sense of a typical day in an ashram in India
How Yoga Heals: 3 Extraordinary Stories of Healing Through Yoga
Get inspired by stories of yoga's power to heal the wounds of grief, physical disability, emotional trauma, and disease. An oft-debated truism about the nature of pain says that “all suffering is equa...
Nude Yoga Instructor Poses in Her Favorite Positions
Photographer Peter Hegre posted these stunning images on Reddit, featuring his wife in some of her most perfected yoga positions. For those who aren’t experienced yoga buffs, it’s often hard to see th...
Banishing
In Ceremonial magic, banishing refers to one or more rituals intended to remove non-physical influences ranging from spirits to negative influences. Although banishing rituals are often used as compon...
Ritual purification
Ritual purification is a feature of many religions. The aim of these rituals is to remove specifically defined uncleanliness prior to a particular type of activity, and especially prior to the worship...
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Consecration
Consecration is the solemn dedication to a special purpose or service, usually religious. The word consecration literally means "association with the sacred". Persons, places, or things can be consecr...
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Invocation
An invocation (from the Latin verb invocare "to call on, invoke, to give") may take the form of:These forms are described below, but are not mutually exclusive. See also Theurgy.
As a supplication...
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Evocation
Evocation is the act of calling upon or summoning a spirit, demon, god or other supernatural agent, in the Western mystery tradition. Comparable practices exist in many religions and magical tradition...
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Astral projection
Astral projection (or astral travel) is an interpretation of out-of-body experience (OBE) that assumes the existence of an "astral body" separate from the physical body and capable of travelling outsi...
Astral projection - Wikipedia
Yoga
Yoga (/ˈjoʊɡə/; Sanskrit: योग, Listen) is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice or discipline that denotes a variety of schools, practices and goals in Hinduism, Buddhism (including Vajrayana and...
Divination
Divination (from Latin divinare "to foresee, to be inspired by a god", related to divinus, divine) is the attempt to gain insight into a question or situation by way of an occultic, standardized proce...
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Qabalah
Hermetic Qabalah (from the Hebrew קַבָּלָה "reception" or "accounting") is a Western esoteric, occult and mystical tradition. It is the underlying philosophy and framework for magical societies such a...
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Tree of life (Kabbalah)
The Tree of Life, or Etz haChayim (עץ החיים) in Hebrew, is a classic descriptive term for the central mystical symbol used in the Kabbalah of esoteric Judaism, also known as the 10 Sephirot. Its diagr...
Tree of life (Kabbalah) - Wikipedia
Magical weapon
Ceremonial magic or ritual magic, also referred to as high magic and as learned magic in some cases, is a broad term used in the context of Hermeticism or Western esotericism to encompass a wide vari...
Magical formula
A magical formula or spell is generally a word whose meaning illustrates principles and degrees of understanding that are often difficult to relay using other forms of speech or writing. It is a conci...
Norwich's Eileen Ash turns 105 - and puts long life down to yoga, driving and... wine
She's the great-grandmother from Norwich who has lived through two world wars, worked for MI6, played test cricket for England - and now has TWO birthday mes...
Orunmila
Orunmila (known as Orúnmila, Orunmilá, Orúnla, or Orúla in Latin America) is an Orisha. He is the Orisha of wisdom, knowledge, and divination. This source of knowledge is believed to have a keen under...