(4) Breathe deeply, but without strain. Visualize yourself enveloped in a sphere of brilliant white light. Imagine your body bathed in this light and feel its warmth on your skin. As you inhale, feel the Divine Light filling your lungs and spreading throughout your entire body, to the ends of your toes and fingers, giving you a sense of ultimate peace and relaxation. As you exhale, you breathe out a portion of this endless light, giving its tranquil effects back to This is an excellent technique to use before performing before any type of mediation or ceremonial work. Another method of relaxation preliminary to magickal work is the Ritual Bath, the purpose of which is to cleanse the negative effects of the mundane world from the temple of the Spirit. After becoming adept at these rituals of relaxation and protection, the student is ready to begin practical magickal work with the Tarot. The first step is to consecrate a newly purchased deck of cards. It is just as important to...
The Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram - A Relaxation Ritual -The Ritual Bath - Tarot Consecration Ritual - The Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Hexagram - The Advanced Tarot Consecration Ritual -The Rite of Consecration - Supreme Invoking Ritual of the Pentagram - A Simple Tarot Meditation - The Four-fold Rite of the Tarot - The Tarot Rose Cross Ritual - Finding the Birth Card -Personal Tarot Formula - Working Tarot Talismans - A Tarot Talisman Ritual - Scrying and Astral Projection - The Ritual of Scrying the Tarot - Dream Work with the Tarot - The Invoking Dream Rite - Divination - Card Relationships and Interpretations -The Meanings of the Major Arcana - Summary Meanings of the Minor Arcana - The Court Cards - General Meanings of Several Similar Cards - The General Meanings of the Court Cards - Tarot Spreads - The Ten Card Spread - The Fifteen Card Spread - The Opening of the Key - A Few Final Notes on the Thirty-two Paths of Wisdom
In this fast-moving age, we are affected both physically and psychically by everything around us. Take away the cars, aircraft, radios, television sets and telephones and what would happen We would slow down again We would become more in touch with ourselves, have more time for introspection, relaxation and serious thought. Most of us have lost sight of our inner being in today's world we are so busy keeping up with everything that we never consider the truly fundamental questions of our lives.
Convalescence, recovery from sickness, change for the better. Rest from sorrow, yet after and through it. Peace from and after War. Relaxation of anxiety. Quietness, rest, ease and plenty, yet after struggle. Goods of this life abundance. Modified by the dignity as in the other cases.
When you are not tired, you can achieve the physical and mental relaxation which is a prerequisite to probing the higher realms of consciousness, and can exert direction and will toward this endeavor. Approach it as you would any other activity intended to give you pleasure. Be alert and ready to tackle whatever lies ahead. Be objective and use the exercises in this Handbook as you would any educational instruction. This attitude will help you speed your goal of inner realization, a goal which should be that of all men Cncihi seauton Know thyself.