Power

Anon


Power is latent in the body and may be drawn out and used in various ways by the skilled. But unless confined in a circle it will be swiftly dissapated. Hence the importance of a poroperly constructed circle. Power seems to exude from the body via the skin and possibly from the orifices of the body; hence you should be properly prepared. The slightest dirt spoils everything, which shows the importance of thorough cleanliness.

The attitude of mind has great effect, so only work with a spirit of reverence. A little wine taken and repeated during the ceremony, if necessary, helps to produce the power. Other strong drinks or drugs may be used, but it is necessary to be very moderate, as if you are confused, even slightly, you cannot control the power you evoke.

The simplest way is by dancing and singing monotonous chants, slowly at first and gradually quickening the tempo until giddiness ensues. Then the calls may be used, or even wild and meaningful shrieking produces power. But this method inflames the mind and renders it difficult to control the power, though control may be gained through practice. The scourge is a far better way, for it stimulates and excites both body and soul, yet one easily retains control.

The Great Rite is far the best. It releases enormous power, but the conditions and circumstances make it difficult for the mind to maintain control at first. It is again a matter of practice and the natural strength of the operator's will and in a lesser degree those of his assistants. If, as of old, there were many trained assistants present and all wills properly attuned, wonders occur.

Sorcerors chiefly used the blood sacrifice; and while we hold this to be evil we cannot deny that this method is very efficient. Power flashes forth from newly shed blood, instead of slowly exuding as by our method. The victim's terror and anguish add keenness and quite a small animal can yield enormous power. The great difficulty is in the human mind controlling the power of the lower animal mind. But sorcerors claim they have methods for effecting this and that the difficulty disappears the higher the animal used and when the victim is human disappears entirely. (The practice is an abomination, but it is so.)

Priests know this well; and by their auto-da-fe's, with the victim's pain and terror (the fires acting much the same as circles), obtained enormous power.

Of old the Flagellants certainly evoked power, but through not being confined by a circle most was lost. The amount of power raised was so great and continuous that anyone with knowledge could direct and use it; and it is most probable that the classical and heathen sacrifices were used in the same way. There are whispers that when the human victim was a willing sacrifice, with his mind directed on the Great Work and with highly skilled assistants, wonders ensued - but of this I would not speak.


IFLScience

From Astrology And Angels To Witchcraft: Medical Practice In Elizabethan England Was Just As Mad As It Sounds
Rosie McCall
2019-05-17
Category:


Cornwall Live

Pagans say witches had 'no hand in lamb slaughter'
Carl Eve
2019-05-17
Category:


HillReporter.com

Televangelist Peddles Trump Coins As 'Point Of Contact' With God And President
Chris Walker
2019-05-16
Category:


BBC News

Prescribing deer dung and pigeon slippers
Sean Coughlan
2019-05-16
Category:


New Hampshire Union Leader

VA orders Wiccan, Muslim texts removed from MIA/POW display that includes Bible
MICHAEL COUSINEAU
2019-05-16
Category:


Imperial Valley News

Tech-savvy witches
John Grimaldi
2019-05-15
Category:


Infosurhoy

World's most mysterious text cracked
Denis Bedoya
2019-05-15
Category:


Naij.com

Man says Christians who watch Game of Thrones are going to hell - Nigeria news | Legit.ng
Sola Bodunrin
2019-05-11
Category:


@euronews

Meet the witches claiming to fight corruption in Romania with spells and magic | Euronews
Cristina Abellan Matamoros & Peter Barabas
2019-05-11
Category:


Powys County Times

Deborah Moggach says Presteigne Food and Flower Festival was 'magical' | County Times
Barry Hancock
2019-05-10
Category:



More News
Quote of the moment:
Power corrupts. Absolute power is kinda neat.

This site has received hits since Aug 4, 2000

COPYLEFT:
The entire content of all public pages in The Pagan Library (graphics, text and HTML) are free information, released under the terms of the GPL. All copyrighted items mentioned are the property of their respective owners, and no form of ownership or endorsement is implied.

Last modified: August 19 2018 14:57:46