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Ritual - Expression of Will, Art and Creativity
Most of our lives involve traditions, regular observances. These might relate to annual or seasonal holiday, it might just be meeting a friend every year at a particular time to go shopping, or have a beer and catch up. The main thing these informal...
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Ritual and Ritual Preparation
Avoid interruptions during a religious or magical rite -- take the phone off the hook, lock the doors, post a "do not disturb" notice. Depending on how your animals and/or children react to ritual, you may have to make other arrangements for them...
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Self Dedication - a Ritual for You
Self Dedication Explained Initiation is a process of "death and rebirth" - the old self dies, and the new and magickal self is born. A rite of self-dedication marks a serious commitment and dedication to the path, and should not be taken lightly....
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Serious Cleansing Ritual
This cleansing ritual has been modified from one that I performed for a dear friend who was having trouble dispelling negativity possibly sent from a former romantic acquaintance. This is not a ritual to perform for just anybody - the performer actually...
Paganism & Wicca >> Spells
Ritual Tools
The most important thing to remember about the use of ritual tools is this: the tools are unimportant -- we have all we need to make magic: our bodies, our breath, our voices, each other. However, ritual tools can be useful to remind your subconscious that...
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Practicing Sex Magick
"O Lord, intoxicate me with the wine Of Thy Love. Place the chains of Thy slavery on My feet; Make me empty of all but Thy love, And in it destroy me and bring me Back to life. The hunger Thou has awakened culminates In fulfillment." Sufimaster...
Body Mysteries >> Sexuality
Drawing Down the Moon
To many, the powerful rite of Drawing Down the Moon belongs exclusively to a Wiccan ritual and it is also rebuffed as some shoddy rite inserted with a favour to reflect the practices of Thessalian witches who 'called down the moon'. The context of the 'drawing...
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The 7 Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy
…support your commitment to shutting down with a strict shutdown ritual that you use at the end of the workday to maximize the probability that you succeed.
Do chimps believe in God? 'Ritual' behaviour in species observed for the first
The chimps in West Africa were filmed placing and throwing rocks at the foot of a tree, and also filling gaps in the tree.
New Chimp Behavior May Hold 'Ritual' Significance
Image: From Scientific Reports' “Chimpanzee accumulative stone throwing” In the video, the chimpanzee approaches a tree, swaying from side-to-side as it scoops a rock from the ground. At the base of the tree is a pile of rocks.
Acaia's Bluetooth scale tracks your morning coffee ritual
However, that still didn't stop me from being enticed by the Acaia Pearl Bluetooth-equipped scale, which aims to make the daily ritual as consistent and accurate as possible. Do you really need a $129 gadget to help you make better coffee, though?
70 people sustain burns in Tumakuru fire-walking ritual on Mahashivratri
Around 70 people suffered varying degrees of burns in Tumakuru district after one person lost his balance and fell during a ritual involving walking over burning coals.

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