Quan Yin Total Compassion and Loving Kindness

Most commonly known as the Buddhist Bodhisattva of Infinite Compassion, Quan Yin became the perfect human being through the mantra (or prayer) Om Mani Padme Hum. She is a symbol of one woman’s sacrifice for mankind. Known by many names, the name Kuan Yin is short for the Chinese title Kuan Shih Yin, meaning “observing … Read more

What an Atheist Believes

Atheism, by definition, is the lack of belief in a supreme being or power. That said, it does not exclude an atheist from believing in certain ideals of life and society. This is a common misconception of atheism. While I cannot speak for what others believe in, I can speak for myself. These are just … Read more

Goddess Mythology the History

A creation mythology story as taught by an elder during the time frame that I was in training. It is a basic elemental theory of Gaia and the elements. As with all mythology, it is the perception of the person reading/studying has of each word and the construction of the words. To say it is … Read more

How unplugging can benefit the soul

It is rather difficult to imagine the world today without technology. It can be seen in almost every part of human existence now. Some people work, shop and socialize completely online. This is not the only way technology rules the day. Everywhere you look, you see people on smartphones texting, chatting, Skyping and talking. Checking … Read more

Behind manifestation

Often, we claim that we want one thing but receive something else entirely. Why? It is not necessarily because we’re doing something “wrong” or that we’re “off” in the way we tend to see it. There’s much more to it than just the thoughts we put to them. It also has to do with our … Read more

The Condition of Religion

Union of purity between clergies Firstly religions are a way of promoting the union of purity between clergies, and this is not a discriminative report, but an expressive overview of the religions. The Qur’an in a way resorts to personal reference of characters such as Allah himself, when it says in Surah 18:50, And when … Read more

African Religion

African cultures of southern, central and eastern Africa all had the concept of God; although the colonialists claimed that they did not. In Ki-Swahili, God is “Mungu”, in Tswana, he is “Modimo”, in Zulu/Ndebele the almighty is “Unkulunkulu” or “Umlimo”, in Ikalanga he is “Ndzimu”, and the Shona of Zimbabwe refer to him as “She”, … Read more

Best Books for Advanced Pagans

This is a list for Pagans who have generally been practicing for a few years and have become comfortable with most Pagan practices or are at the very least aware of them. Please understand, that no matter what someone tells you to the contrary, there is no one way to be a Pagan. If there … Read more

Common pitfalls on the magical path

Let the true initiate be forewarned of these traps which he is doomed to face. These are natural challenges that every passionate practitioner of magick shall encounter again and again. For many, these pitfalls lead their spiritual growth to confusion; but remember, confusion is often a part of the step toward wisdom. Hence, let yourself … Read more

Kabbalah Revealed

Kabbalah can be difficult to explain due to its complexities and the tradition from which it originated. The history of Kabbalah is steeped in Jewish lore and has evolved in many different directions through Rabbinical writings and has even been used as a basis for many occultic belief systems that have departed from the original … Read more