2016-10-01T11:01:18ZMonas Hieroglyphica, Hieroglyphic Monad, John Dee, occultism, occultists, sigils, glyph,s images, symbols, esoteric, monad, western occult tradition, western esoteric tradition, western mystery tradition
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZAn introduction to the new religious movement and atheistic religion, including origins, basic beliefs and practices.
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZIn the Western Occult Tradition, each planet has traditionally been associated with a series of numbers and particular organizations of those numbers. One such method of numerological arrangement is the magic square. Page 4.
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZAn overview of Scientology beliefs concerning what happens to us after we die and how they commonly reflect these beliefs through funeral services.
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZFind out about the Elohim, who, according to the Raelian church, are a human-like alien race that created life through scientific processes on Earth.
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZThe Rosy Cross or Rose Cross, a complex symbol used by a variety of modern occult groups to represent a vast and complex array of meanings.
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZThe triquetra shows up in a variety of different contexts, many of which re largely unconnected. What do various groups associated with this three-pointed symbol?
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZIn the Western Occult Tradition, each planet has traditionally been associated with a series of numbers and particular organizations of those numbers. One such method of numerological arrangement is the magic square. Page 5.
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZTheistic Satanism encompasses a variety of related beliefs honoring a figure addresses as Satan or associated with Satan. In contrast to LaVeyan Satanism, which is atheistic and considers Satan merely a symbol for what their faith encourages, theistic Satanists view Satan as an actual being. Theistic Satanism is largely a development of the 20th century.
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZAn introduction to Scientology, including basic beliefs and practices.
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZSatan appears within multiple belief systems. Unfortunately, there is a common presumption that all of these Satanic figures must indeed be the same being, despite the fact that each religion has its own very unique perspective and description of him.
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZAs a basic geometric shape, squares are used in a variety of images and symbolism. They commonly represent solidity, stability, materiality, and the physical world.
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZThe hexagram has possessed a variety of meanings over the last several thousand years. It shows up in Hindu artwork, occult works, Kabbalistic sources, and it is the modern symbol of the Jewish faith. There are two forms of the hexagram. The first is of two interlocking triangles. The second is a unicursal figure.
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZAn introduction to the Baha'i Faith, including basic beliefs and practices.
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZFew phrases have become as synonymous with occultism as âas above, so belowâ and various versions of
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZVodou religious practices commonly include appealing to the lwa, or spirits, and inviting them to temporarily take possession of human bodies. Vodou symbols known as veves are employed when appealing to the lwa, with each lwa having its own veve.
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZThe following is a partial list of paths within the Western Occult Tradition. Many occultists follow practices involving aspects of multiple paths. This makes generalizing about the occult extremely difficult and is the reason I find it more helpful to describe individual occult paths.
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZThe Order of the Luciferian Sword put together its summary of what it means to be a Luciferian.
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZAddressing the modern connections between Satanism and Halloween in popular culture, which is largely divorced from the historical Halloween and its connections with Catholicism and folklore.
2016-10-01T11:01:18Z19th century occultist Eliphas Levi constructed this pentagram. It is commonly interpreted as a symbol of mankind, as many pentagrams are. However, it is a symbol of many things that unite in the existence of mankind, as is evidence by the variety of additional symbols involved. Page 3.
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZWhile some consider Halloween to be a modern extension of the Celtic Samhain, the truth is far more complicated. Halloween traditions and meanings have changed dramatically over the centuries through the interaction between religion, culture, and folklore.
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZA highly controversial figure in his own time, Aleister Crowley is now considered highly influential in occult circles. Besides being held as a prophet within the religion of Thelema, his numerous writings on magic and religion are still widely read.
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZThe Baphomet Pentagram is the official, copyrighted symbol of the Church of Satan. While similar images existed previous to the Church, which didn't form until 1966, this precise image is of relatively new construction. It is featured here with the Church's permission. Page 2.
2016-10-01T11:01:18ZJedi Religion is a very non-dogmatic, non-organized religion. As such, there are few if any rules that can be expected to be followed by all believers. However, this also allows for wisdom to be put forth by members of the community for believers to study, accept or reject as they see fit.