The Dao of Dreaming

By Phoenix the Elder – Dreaming from the (non-plant) shaman’s perspective is not an easy reality to understand, there are so many levels of dreams, dreaming, and dreamtime that it requires great discipline not only in dreaming but also your real everyday life, like total sobriety, and understanding the languages of dreaming first before you […]

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Magic of the Goddess Minerva Athena

By Phoenix the Elder – Gemini and Sagittarius Moons rule over magic, so we highlight a few Goddesses of Magic that might not really be seen as magical. The Roman Goddess Minerva (Greek Athena) whose ancient Temple is now St Francis of Assisi’s Church, carried some magical traits. She was at first, an Etruscan goddess […]

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Old Weavers of Spider Magic

By Phoenix the Elder – The Weavers of Old are a great mystery to us now, long forgotten and leftover drops, she finds herself in a few folktales and mythology around the world, whose husbands and consorts were given the main focus to be handed down to future generations up til today. But steeped into […]

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Mesopotamian Magic āšipūtu

By Phoenix the Elder – I have abstained from any kind of magic and paganism my whole young life, my adult life, and my more mature adult life. I wasn’t sure why, in particular, that I chose this, but I knew not to for many reasons unexplained. I’ve had many mystical experiences this lifetime, too […]

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Dreaming Mirrors

By Phoenix the Elder (Compilation and additions) – My intention with this article is not magic, but to inspire being conscious when it comes to rituals, practices and dreaming, especially if these are natural gifts. Since we all have past life karma, the complexities of dreaming or those applied to waking dreams (signs, synchronicity and […]

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Real Chaos Magic and the Dream Bridge

By Phoenix the Elder – I want to share an example of what a chaos magic is from the walk as a shaman and dreamer. I went to a Magic Convention in Portland (an LGBTQ one) last spring, with a friend of mine who is a retired commercial pilot. Everyone was young (under forty) and […]

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The Touch of Magic

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The Soul and the Magic 5

By Phoenix the Elder – I wanted to speak with you about the values and hardships of Magic, of making sacrifices and the deeper lessons of listening and how these three work together in soul work and soul healing. And by sacrifice I mean taking the high road when that causes you suffering, rejection, loss […]

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Russian & Bulgarian Pagan Monk Magicians

Great Schema (From Wiki) (Greek: μεγαλόσχημος, megaloschemos; Church Slavonic: Схима, Schima)—Monks whose abbots feel they have reached a high level of spiritual excellence reach the final stage, called the Great Schema. The tonsure of a Schemamonk or Schemanun follows the same format as the Stavrophore, and he makes the same vows and is tonsured in […]

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