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@Warmheart

Thank you Warmheart....what you are saying here sits well with me.


@Schmuldvich

My intuition is not always correct but I do have a feeling that you
may have seen some miracles.

And if so perhaps you could share with us ?
 

Schmuldvich

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@Schmuldvich

My intuition is not always correct but I do have a feeling that you
may have seen some miracles.

And if so perhaps you could share with us ?

I'm just a regular guy. Can't say I've seen anything too extraordinary.
 

elixirmixer

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The ‘real power of magic’ does not reside in blood. The true power of magic comes from the Divine which could be called God or Divine Providence and can be brought through (theurgy) by the magician who is in the microcosm a true image of that Divine principal. I mentioned the emerald tablet the abbreviation of it: as above so below has direct relevance here. Alchemy also relies on the basic principals outlined in the emerald tablet of Hermes....

This statement shows an understanding of Ceremonial Magic.

Yes, if we do not FULLY understand the FUNDAMENTALS of what we are doing (and im sure that a lot of magicians DO NOT) then we are very capable of damaging ourselves (and others).

However, with the correct training, and more importantly, the correct UNDERSTANDING, then I believe there is little to fear...

"In order to bend another's will, your own spirit must be unbend-able, otherwise you will be corrupted and destroyed" - The Lionturtle from 'Avatar: The Last AirBender'

(That is a great cartoon for all your hermetic children BTW, my kids watch it everyday)

If we allow these entities to either 'get in our head' or if we do not know which parameters will control such an entity, then we pose danger to ourselves. However, A true magician knows what it is that he is doing, Which is basically embodying the inner Christ, and in doing so has complete control over the will of the entity, this is why we use magic circles and triangles also, to remind the magician of who he is (an Image of God) and also to create the relevant parameters for the entity to both appear physically, and to stay under the control of the Magician.

Obviously my practical experience is just about zilch, however, this seems to be the most logical and firm understanding ive come across so far, which, Axis also reflected with his comments.

All these kids stink of teenage BO and I have to get out of here.

IIH is going really well actually. I've very excited about the new life that seems to be developing before my eyes, and learning and understanding Alchemy from a pure hermetic understanding makes it a lot easier to understand the goal of IIH and yeah... they are great tango partners.... ciao for now. Ill try and get this essay in ASAP now that I know I'm not going to make a fool of myself.

BTW, preparing an Alchemical Plant stone is a sign of having mastered the vegetable realm, so... its pretty much my birthday :D:p:cool:

Godbless
 
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elixirmixer

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Any harm in drawing magic geometries, and then just whipping them away without using them?? Ya know.... practice....?
 

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Nope. Consider it terrible art or something.

The things used for ritual are the important things.
 

elixirmixer

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Thank you Kiorionis. Your advice is always well accepted :)
 

elixirmixer

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So i got distracted and never began the practical rituals. I was just wondering whether or not it is considered "safe" to begin the LBRP, and the Middle Pillar rituals simultaneously or do i need to wait before i can do middle pillar? Thank you in advance for your reply. :eek:
 

elixirmixer

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Thanks for the reply horticult. :D