Spell (paranormal)
A spell, charm or hex is a set of words, spoken or unspoken, which are considered by its user to invoke some magical effect. Historical attestations exist for the use of some variety of incantations i...
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Witches gather at midnight to cast spell on Trump
Men and women from around the world are planning to gather and cast a spell at midnight that will stop President Trump from doing harm while also possibly banishing him from office.
Zarathushtra-The Revolutionary Iranian Prophet And First Philosopher In History
There was a time when the philosophy of oneness, one entity and one universal power emerged out of the polytheistic teachings.
Can We Reprogram Our DNA And Heal Ourselves With Frequency, Vibration & Energy?
As though to confirm the hunch many of us had that our ‘junk’ DNA was anything but disposable, researchers from the Gene and Stem Cell Therapy Program at Sydney’s Centenary Institute have proven that ...
How Lady Bible Hunters Made the Victorian Era's Most Stunning Scriptural Find
Scottish twins Agnes and Margaret Smith were the last people you’d expect to discover one of the earliest known copies of the gospels, but in a dusty closet...
Animated Map Shows How Religion Spread Around The World
Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are five of the biggest religions in the world. Over the last few thousand years, these religious groups have shaped the course of history and had ...
The Origins Of Voodoo, The Misunderstood Religion
For many, the word ‘Voodoo’ conjures up images of magical dolls with pins stuck in them to inflict pain on one’s enemies and the resurrection of the dead as zombies. These images are the result of the...
How a West African shaman helped my schizophrenic son in a way Western medicine couldn’t
Schizophrenics, some believe, are simply a “modern manifestation of prehistoric tribal shamans.” After a wonderful summer of fishing and learning to surf, my son, then a 17-year-old junior at a Boston...
History of religions
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History of religions - Faith Versus Facts: A Brief History of Christmas
Among the pagan religions this had long been the month to celebrate and practice the works of darkness. The pagan calendar identified this period as the ...
Witchcraft
In England, a coven of witches is gradually accepted into the community. See all National Geographic Videos: http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/?sourc...
Magician (paranormal)
A magician is a practitioner of magic that has the ability to attain objectives or acquire knowledge (and, or) wisdom using supernatural means.Some modern magicians, such as Aleister Crowley and those...
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Witchcraft
Witchcraft (also called witchery or spellcraft) broadly means the practice of, and belief in, magical skills and abilities that are able to be exercised individually, by designated social groups, or...
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Magical thinking
Magical thinking is the attribution of causal relationships between actions and events which cannot be justified by reason and observation. In religion, folk religion, and superstitious beliefs, the c...
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Psychological theories of magic
Psychological theories of magic treat magic as a personal phenomenon intended to meet individual needs, as opposed to a social phenomenon serving a collective purpose.
Among the earliest psycholog...
Myth and ritual
In traditional societies, myth and ritual are two central components of religious practice. Although myth and ritual are commonly united as parts of religion, the exact relationship between them has b...
Shamanism
Shamanism (/ˈʃɑːmən/ SHAH-mən or /ˈʃeɪmən/ SHAY-mən) is a practice that involves a practitioner reaching altered states of consciousness in order to encounter and interact with the spirit world and ch...
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Magic and religion
Magical thinking in various forms is a cultural universal and an important aspect of religion.Magic is prevalent in all societies, regardless of whether they have organized religion or more ...
Bronislaw Malinowski
Bronisław Kasper Malinowski /ˈbrɒnɨˌswɑːf ˈkæspər ˌmælɨˈnɒfski/ ([ˌmaliˈnɔfski]; 1884–1942) was a Polish anthropologist, one of the most important 20th-century anthropologists. He has been also referr...
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History of astrology
Astrological beliefs in correspondences between celestial observations and terrestrial events have influenced various aspects of human history, including world-views, language and many elements of soc...
History of astrology - Wikipedia
History of religions
The history of religion refers to the written record of human religious experiences and ideas. This period of religious history begins with the invention of writing about 5,200 years ago (3200 BCE). T...
Magic in the Greco-Roman world
The study of magic in the Greco-Roman world is a branch of the disciplines of classics, ancient history and religious studies. In the ancient post-hellenistic world of the Greeks and Romans (the Greco...
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Renaissance magic
Renaissance humanism (15th and 16th century) saw a resurgence in hermeticism and Neo-Platonic varieties of ceremonial magic.
The seven artes magicae or artes prohibitae, arts prohibited by canon l...
17th-century philosophy
17th-century philosophy in the Western world is generally regarded as being the start of modern philosophy, and a departure from the medieval approach, especially Scholasticism.Early 17th-century ...
Natural magic
Natural magic in the context of Renaissance magic is that part of the occult which deals with natural forces directly, as opposed to ceremonial magic, in particular goety and theurgy, which deals with...