Doing this for both of us.


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On Spotify? HipGnosis is!


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theheadlesshashasheen said: Much better than the recent Sun-Mars square. Jesus, that was some astral bullshit. I may remake my Sol-Jupiter fluid condenser…

That was just grinding and grinding… a whole weight falling off, once it broke. Mars is still applying square to Jupiter, but it just doesn’t feel as harsh to me.

Good reminder to focus on the Sol in Leo to exalt Jupiter though.


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azertip:

Mike Hernandez

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Some more Political Magic thoughts

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wanderingartificer:

prosperosfootnotes:

So I had a thought.

For reasons of personal theology, necromancy is a no-go, so I’m limited in how much I can do with dead politicos.

But then I realized Agrippa’s method calculating a person’s Genius was most assuredly something in my arsenal, and the Genius as an entity has a long history of connection with politics; see the Romans.

All of which is to say: excuse me while I go summon up Augustus’s Genius.

I haven’t read Agrippa but now I think I need to. I have no such issues regarding necromancy but calculating the Genius of a dead politico and summoning it sounds fantastic. Obviously I plan on researching it myself but I do have a couple questions.
1) Which of his works would I need to read in order to understand this process?
2) Any other things you’d rec?
3) On a scale of one to ten, how difficult would it be to learn for someone with only a rough knowledge of ceremonial magic? Thank you much

1. *THUMPS giant book on table* The Three Books of Occult Philosophy by Agrippa. It’s what takes this from a hardness of 8 to a hardness of 4, because among other things it is the ORIGINAL Ceremonial Magic 101.

2. Anything and everything on Agrippa and the Genius by Frater Rufus Opus. Actually, anything and everything by R.O. period. Also, anything by Polyphanes over at the Digital Ambler. Finally, Abbot Johannes Trithemius’ “Art of Drawing Spirits into Crystals”. Trithemius, for the record, was Agrippa’s teacher.

3. Ranges from 4 all the way up to 8, depending on how much of Agrippa you read and how much you can adapt to your own style.

In addition to the Genius of a person, you can use the same technique to find the Genius of an event, like court hearings or debates, to gain their aid.


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Tomorrow’s Sol-Jupiter conjunction in Leo is looking yummy in the tummy.


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She (Medea) knows incantations and she culls dreadful plants with her enchanted sickle. She works hard to draw the struggling moon down from its path and to bury the horses of the sun in darkness. She reins back waters and brings rivers to a halt in their descent. She transports woods and rocks, as if alive, from their place. She wanders amid tombs, ungirt, her hair in disarray, and gathers the pick of the bones from warm pyres. She places binding spells on people from afar, molds dolls out of wax, and pushes fine needles into their pathetic livers.

— Ovid heroides, 6: 83-93 (via charlottesarahscrivener)

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ancientpeoples:

Small statuette of the god zeus serapius
2.9cm high (1 1/8 inch.)
Roman, from Egypt, Mid-Imperial Period, 2nd century AD. 
Source: Metropolitan Museum

ancientpeoples:

Small statuette of the god zeus serapius

2.9cm high (1 1/8 inch.)

Roman, from Egypt, Mid-Imperial Period, 2nd century AD. 

Source: Metropolitan Museum


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japhyr:

“Panic is the sudden realization that everything around you is alive.”
 - William S. Burroughs

Psychedelic Future

vagabondbohemia:

japhyr:

“Panic is the sudden realization that everything around you is alive.”

 
- William S. Burroughs

Psychedelic Future

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aleskot:

My guilty pleasure? Sometimes I use goods manufactured by very poor people working in miserable conditions, why you asking?

My guilty pleasure? My complicity in the capitalist machine, why you asking?

Apart from that — fuck guilt

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davidcorvine:

William S. Burroughs/Brion Gysin.

davidcorvine:

William S. Burroughs/Brion Gysin.

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