Historical beliefs

Believer or skeptic, how methods of spiritual communication came about is an interesting subject. Here we look at beliefs of days gone by and the methods used to protect or communicate.

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How To: Smudging

Posted by Stuckie on Saturday, April 16, 2011, In : How To: 

When I moved into my new house I wanted to cleanse it of unwanted negativity and other peoples presents so I done some research into the technique of smudging.

Smudging is a sacred tradition that has its roots in the indigenous cultures of the world. As a tradition, it has been passed down for millennia and many ways and variations exist. The common thread is that, the smoke from sacred herbs can be used for purification and spiritual preparation.

We can smudge to clear and ground ourselves a...

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How To: Scrying

Posted by Stuckie on Saturday, April 16, 2011, In : How To: 

"Scrying" comes from the English word "descry" which means "to succeed in discerning" or "to make out dimly," it is a very ancient practice that has been used by many cultures and notable people throughout history.

Scrying can be described as the action of gazing into or upon a surface, be it a pool of water, a mirror or a crystal.

The most famous person to practice scrying in popular culture is Nostradamus (Michel de Notredame; 1555 - 66) the French physician and astrologer

During Eliza...

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How To: The Ouija Board

Posted by Atticus on Saturday, April 16, 2011, In : How To: 

Ouija Boards have had such a bad press since WWII for reason of which i'll go into in a later post.
For now however, I just want to state that when the first Ouija boards came about, they were sold as a game and no more.

Even today the board is still viewed as a bad thing, a dangerous tool to contact the unknown. A floodgate for all demonic neer'do'wells. A piece of intricate equipment that can be disastrous in untrained hands. So, in good old RiPA style, Heres a quick 'How To:

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