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Meditation has become very popular in western culture in the last few decades, mostly thanks to spirituality and Buddhism becoming more acceptable in the mainstream. More and more people are becoming interested in the various benefits, but might not know that there are many types of meditation that give different benefits, and each has a different history. Here I will give a brief rundown of four beginner-friendly types of meditation, and give the history of each, as well as teach you how to get started on your own regiment. All of these methods serve different purposes and will suit different people, but one might find themselves practising each of them at different points throughout their spiritual practice.
The Egyptian pantheon is one that has enchanted people for centuries. For many people, this is their first experience in working with gods and goddesses and although some may move onto other pantheons, others choose to stick with the popular gods and goddesses. Sekhmet: Transformation in the Belly of the Goddess by Nicki Scully is a guide to working with one of these powerful deities.
Scrying is a combination of divination and meditation that utilizes shiny surfaces in order to gain insight into the movements of the world.
Could Solala Towler change my mind about Zen? I wondered. As soon as I’d read the first paragraph, my answer was a resounding yes.
Get comfortable and release all your cares and concerns from the day. Gently go within. We are going on a dark moon journey with the Morrigan.
Room to Breathe is easy to listen to, simple to learn from, yet you can come back and begin again, and hear something that deepens your awareness each time.
Tarot reading is for than just telling the future. Learn how you can use this ancient art to enrich and expand your practice and spirit.
Whether or not you are Buddhist, if you’re interested in exploring your mind and your dreams, Dream Yoga is an excellent book to work with
Having floated eight times so far, I've found the flotation pod to be a great tool for meditation and exploring inner space.
Walk into any New Age/metaphysical/fine Seller of witchcraft supplies and you will likely find a great deal of crystals and gemstones. If you look up photos for magick, Pagan, or witch you’ll likely see quite a few featuring various types of crystals. Whether they are seen as tools or just aesthetic, magick and crystals go hand in hand.
The Magical Use of Prayer Beads provides unique rituals for four living traditions that will allow your practice to grow more sacred by their use.
Omitola Yejide Ogunsina is the founder of Dawtas of the Moon, a convention for Black witches to meet and share their knowledge with each other. We sat down and chatted with Ogunsina to find out more about the convention and her beliefs.