Category: Elethis

Mirrors & Spheres

A couple of years back, I had been working with various entities, and I called up one, and She gave me a sigil, symbol, pictograph. At the time, I began reflecting on that symbol in my mind, and I had an experience in which—bam—I started seeing a coiling mass of serpents (I always say wyrms, […] … Continue reading…Mirrors & Spheres

[NB] Worlding Self

[This post draws on notions I get at in terms of aesthetics, worlding, and etc. via Heidegger, Adorno, and Berque.] While engaging in some reductionist and sexist ponderings about tantra, Kenneth Grant offers the notion of tantra (& trance) as getting the object of consciousness (ego) to diffuse itself into the field of consciousness. In a sense, […] … Continue reading…[NB] Worlding Self

Gods & Mirrors

What are the gods? Here’s the thing: I think we have several answers, and several of them mingle. Of course, any such answer is speculative and subjective. However, if Talker mediates our experience of the world and Otherworlds, then Talker’s conception(s) of the gods matters. Sometimes the gods, Fetch, or God-Self may hammer some message, […] … Continue reading…Gods & Mirrors

Going off the Map

I don’t like the hermetic Tree of Life. Well, I don’t like it for me. I see why people use it. But I don’t like it. And I like titanic World Trees. And you encounter the qabalistic, hermetic, and/or Golden Dawn-derived Tree of Life in hermetica, Thelema, Wicca, and elsewhere. And over the last few months, […] … Continue reading…Going off the Map

Myth, Belief, Art

Ivo Dominguez, Jr. in Casting Sacred Space recommends—I’ll call it an exercise—but he recommends engaging in your own mythopoeisis. Write your own myths. Reach inside and articulate your myths. Now, I’ve recently done something similar as a series of trance utterances that remind me of the rune poems—my powers and abilities and tricks and knacks […] … Continue reading…Myth, Belief, Art