Western Esotericism: History & Definition

Western Esotericism: History & Definition

The great events that lay behind what would academically be termed “Western Esotericism” took place during the 1400s, with the latter half as the most eventful. This period was the colorful era of the Renaissance, which in many ways was a time...
A Brief History of How Magic Developed in Modern Europe

A Brief History of How Magic Developed in Modern Europe

How did the concept or practice of magic really begin in the West? We know for example that the religion of the ancient Egyptians was in some regards indistinguishable from certain definitions we have of magic, especially ritual magic. But how did magic begin in...
The Best Herbs for Witchcraft Practice

The Best Herbs for Witchcraft Practice

Witchcraft has been a thoroughly misunderstood and persecuted practice throughout the ages. Before the witchcraft trials and executions, witches were seen as the village ‘wise-women’, the equivalent to today’s doctors and magistrates; they held a very high and...
Animal Spirits and Totemism From Around the World

Animal Spirits and Totemism From Around the World

An animal spirit is said to mirror the traits associated with a specific animal. A person who shares the characteristics with a certain animal is believed to harness that animal’s energy and that that animal is their animal spirit. A totem is a spirit being, sacred...
Tarot Cards for Beginners: How It Works & How to Do It

Tarot Cards for Beginners: How It Works & How to Do It

The Tarot is an old and mysterious practice that dates back from the 1300’s; it is believed that the first Tarot deck appeared in Italy and since then its legacy has spread throughout the world, with Tarot being practiced in almost every country on earth. It is made...
The Essentials of Numerology for Beginners

The Essentials of Numerology for Beginners

With numbers as the basis for analytical and scientific calculations, most people do not realize the same digits can also help to predict the future of your life circumstances, as well as personality traits shaping your destiny! How can this be you may ask? Well,...

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