Part Four

In this part we begin the study of the mystical symbol known as the Tree of life. In the garden of Eden as described in the book of

Genesis of the Old Testament, there were two important trees growing with the other flora and fauna. One was the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. According to the exoteric interpretation of this passage, it was by eating of this tree that Adam and Eve fell from grace. God then drives Adam and Eve from the garden because the Tree of Life is there, and, as God says, "Behold, the man is become as one of us, to know good and evil; and now, lest he put forth his hand, and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live forever." Although not having good syntax, this biblical quote indicates clearly that the Tree of Life is considered to be highly important, capable of bringing eternal life. It is also capable of bringing much more, as we shall see.

Diagrams are frequently used to represent other things. A diagram of a miniature solar system can be used to represent the appearance of an atom; its many valence levels filled with electrons are represented by the "orbiting planets" and the nucleus represented by the stationary Sun. Yet, no one has ever seen an atom. No one knows if this is actually the way an atom appears. In fact, modern sub-atomic nuclear physics tends to ignore the solar system model of the atom, replacing it with tiny waves of energy which constantly move toward and away from the center of the atom But for most practical purposes, the solar system model of the atom works, and is still taught in schools. However, it is only a model

There are other models for other purposes. One such model is a triangle with Yin and Yang at the lower angles and Tao at the top. Yin represents all things which are achetypically female: cold, wet, winter,

Fundamentals of Magick

Fundamentals of Magick

Magick is the art and practice of moving natural energies to effect needed or wanted change. Magick is natural, there is absolutely nothing supernatural about it. What is taught here are various techniques of magick for beginners. Magick is natural and simple and the techniques to develop abilities should be simple and natural as well. What is taught on this site is not only the basics of magick, but the basics of many things.

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