To gather experience over countless lifetimes.

We Realize who and what we really are, and come to behave like That.

Ignorance of That and associated bad habits result in mistakes and consequential suffering.

The accumulation of experience eventually brings us to realize that we are not separate from others, which forms habitual devotion to the ultimate welfare of all.

Part One: The Meaning of Ritual

Part one of a multi-part post that illustrates the importance of, and use of ritual to realize, celebrate, and practice behaving like who we really are.           [click the title, above, to read the article.]

More about the history of the Isis Urania covens, and what exactly is meant by “Traditional” Wicca, since “Wicca” was invented after 1940. [click the title, above, to read more.]

In a decorators store in South Carolina, we happened upon a postcard book with some nice pictures. [click on the title above, for the full article.]

We’re all here to discover Who and What we really are, and learn to behave like That. Ok, but what is being referred to here? Who and What are we, really? Western Mystery systems, like traditional Wicca are all about answering that question. Here’s an introduction to the answer. [Click on the title, above, to see the full article.]

Someone recently said and asked of me on Facebook, “He must not live in the real world or have a real job. How do you cope? Do you walk the talk in your daily life?” Here’s an article about how I try to perform “The Balancing Act” in my daily life. [Click on the title above, to see the full article.]

Here is a description of a system for associative thinking used in Western mysticism, based on the Tree of Life of the ancient Qabalah or Kabbalah. It is essential in occult training. Click “The Magical Alphabet” under “Western Mysticism” on the menu above.

OCCULTISTS CALENDAR: When is the next full moon?  What date is the Equinox this year?  Is the next new moon an eclipse?  And what time is that happening in my local time?  These are questions occultists are constantly asking.  As a service to you, this website now has answers. Want an email to remind you […]

A speech on the free stage at the Mariposa festival, on Center Island, Toronto, 1972.  Carlos (not Mer-Amun) explained what it’s all about.  It’s not Wicca, it’s not Hinduism or Buddhism, or any “ism” at all.  It’s just about You. Click “Be Yourself” under “Western Mysticism” on the menu above, or click here.

Isis Urania is Traditional Wicca. Is it Traditional, or is it Wicca? This article explains the founding of this Canadian group of witch covens. It explains that an ancient tradition became associated with modern Wicca.

Compassion is the motivation and the means in Wicca. Aradia teaches us this through the sacred scourge…

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On the Big Island of Hawaii. A kiss from a goddess.

My second day in Egypt. Alone, in the night, at the top of the Great Pyramid of Cheops. A mystery unexplained…

What are the odds? Is there really any such thing as “luck”? Who does “lady luck” love and obey?

We needed to know we weren’t studying a mere intellectual exercise. We wanted to see some tangible magic. We got our wish.