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Old 06-08-15   #21
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Know thyself.

When you have gazed intently and long on your deepest fears, your darkest loves, and have turned them inside out. When you have accepted the dark and not just the light. When you have acknowledged and accepted your every weakness, come back for the second lesson...
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Old 06-08-15   #22
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What for? Why? Have you tried to accomplish your goal without magic? It's not about shortcuts.
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But I need it. I need shortcuts in my life. Magic-wise that is.
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Old 06-08-15   #24
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I think BigAl said it all here, know thyself.

It's not you who wants the shortcuts but it's the mind, the mind is never satisfied, it always wants things moving, it's always thinking ''I don't have enough of this and that, I need to change that, I need to get there faster'' etc... it wants and wants and is extremely needy. It looks for things on the outside but in reality, everything is found within yourself, all you have to do is look.

Everything is manifested the way you want it, we create our lives throughout whether or not we're aware of it,we create magick all out lives, however being aware gives you the greatest advantage if that's what you're looking for. Like astrology, you can know what sort of waves of influence are coming your way in a certain period of time, knowing this, you have the opportunity to flow with them rather than go against them, exactly like a wave, you don't try to stop it because it will surely stop you, but your best choice is to surf it rather than stay there doing nothing.

There are many aspects of Magick, positive - negative, nature is always about balance and its when that balance isn't present that you can do something about it, can be through ritual, which can be done daily. But when we forcefully gain more than we lose, we got no balance and everything crushes down onto us, to restart again.
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Have anyone ever did moon magic before?
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I was invited to do the Diamond Sutra in the Tibetan Buddhist temple in Pokhara (yes I'm aware that's in Nepal but it makes sense if you understand the politics). And I've done a few Shinto ceremonies in Osaka and Tokyo.

Not sure I'd class either as 'magic' in the sense usually used on ESF. 'Magical' yes, though.

Was there an unwritten element to the question?

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What is it you are looking for exactly, Bart?
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The widget in the bottom left of the front page is as good an answer as I can give.

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What is it you are looking for exactly, Bart?
Just some basic magic.
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I was invited to do the Diamond Sutra in the Tibetan Buddhist temple in Pokhara (yes I'm aware that's in Nepal but it makes sense if you understand the politics). And I've done a few Shinto ceremonies in Osaka and Tokyo.

Not sure I'd class either as 'magic' in the sense usually used on ESF. 'Magical' yes, though.

Was there an unwritten element to the question?

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No that's pretty much sums it up.
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