Introduction to Surrealism: An occultnik art movement

Surrealism is a 20th century avant-garde movement in art and literature that sought to release the creative potential of the unconscious mind. The term "avant-garde"...
Southern New Hampshire Pagan Pride Day at Spiral Nature

Southern New Hampshire Pagan Pride Day 2018

Every face I passed at the Southern New Hampshire Pagan Pride Day had a friendly smile, and with an energy of love, community, and pride.
Non-traditional symbolism in tea leaf reading at Spiral Nature

Tea leaf reading: Nontraditional symbolism

Being open to nontraditional symbolism in tea leaf reading doesn’t just make for a fun experience, it helps you find meaning.
Clay magick: Creative casting for the artistic witch at Spiral Nature

Clay magick: Creative casting for the artistic witch

One of the first things you learn about casting spells is that you must have the will to manifest your desires, and you must...
Pumpkins, photo by Caleb Woods

Samhain: History and celebration

There's no denying that for Pagans, witches, and occultists, Samhain is a favourite of the eight holidays that make up the Wheel of the Year.
Machu Picchu by Apollo Pilgrimage: Making travel a magical practice at Spiral Nature

Pilgrimage: Travel as a magical practice

A pilgrimage is a journey that leads to a sacred place, and any travel can become a kind of pilgrimage, if you do it mindfully.

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Hidden Insights: Astrology for the week of 12 November 2018

Hidden Insights: Astrology for the week of 12 November 2018

The intensity forecast last week by Hidden Insights has passed, and the stars give us a brief break.

Ancestor spirit bottles: Make, consecrate, dedicate

Spirit bottles are a must for anyone serious about working with spirits. They are easy to make and needn't be extravagant.
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Buddha’s Bodyguard, by Jeff Eisenberg

Eisenberg draws heavily on his martial arts background, while creating this new way of presenting Buddhist teachings in Budda's Bodyguard.
Transformational Power of Dreaming

Transformational Power of Dreaming, by Stephen Larsen and Tom Verner

The Transformational Power of Dreaming serves as a reawakening to the mythic, creative and artistic imagery, often neglected in waking life.
Odin, by Diana Paxson, reviewed at Spiral Nature

Odin, by Diana Paxson

Odin, by author and priestess Diana Paxson, is a wonderful text for anyone interested in a general introduction to a very complex Norse god.
Financials for Spiral Nature October 2018

October 2018 financials for Spiral Nature Magazine

October 2018 we published 10 new articles, 14 reviews, 4 editions of Hidden Insights, and 2 articles available to the Occultnik Cabal.
Spiral Nature Linkage for Friday, 9 November 2018

Linkage: Grant Morrison, witches, and the law

Grand Morrison is adapting the '90s cult favourite The Invisibles for television. A short history of witches on screen. And other linkage.
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Karma: Eight Life Lessons from the Bhagavad-Gita

Many of us speak of "good karma" and "bad karma" when talking about something good or bad that we are currently experiencing.