A friend asked me for some info on Daoist practices with crystals and gemstones, so the Hat thought it would make a great blog post for all to enjoy, I agree with my head gear on this subject, so let’s dive in.Certain crystals can act as resonators and transducers of electromagnetic energy. All solid…Read More The Use of Crystals and Gemstones in Taoist and Magical lore
We might celebrate all under the sun, but never forget to honor all under the moon. The Jade Rabbit who lives in us all. all that is yin- woman, mothers, emotion, creativity, intuition, art, darkness It is a time for poets, a time to remember that all things that come from the dirt make the…Read More The Jade Rabbit
Decisions on Good and Evil, what makes a Luciferian or a Satanist this or that. All points that bring the fools running and the opinions flow like milk from the teat. Now, I’m a Taoist before any other label you would care to hang on my tattered Hat, so my point of view comes from…Read More Decisions on Good and Evil….
Goetia – S. L. MacGregor Mathers (1904) (quoted) Samigina’s Goetic Seal The Fourth Spirit is Samigina, a Great Marquis. He appeareth in the form of a little Horse or Ass, and then into Human shape doth he change himself at the request of the Master. He speaketh with a hoarse voice. He ruleth over…Read More Demon Study: Samigina (Gamigin)
I wasn’t going to go to this show, but at the last minute the Hat and I decided to jump in the car and go to a small Burlesque show put on by Picolla Tushy and the Bluestockings at the Bar Redux. And let me tell you folks something, I’m overjoyed that I did! I was given…Read More Queens for A Day: A Birthday Tribute Show for Picolla Tushy and May Hemmer! A Burlesque Review by Vincent Piazza
It’s the questions we can’t answer that teach us the most. They teach us how to think. If you give a man an answer, all he gains is a little fact. But give him a question and he’ll look for his own answers. Kui Diversity — Li Fire — Dui Lake Hexagram 38 Fire above…Read More Hexagram 38. Kui, Diversity, Disharmony, Estrangement, A wagon carrying devils
An Adept in another tradition asked me for some Taoist Meditation advice recently, so I thought it would be best to share a few tips and tricks here for the rest of those just starting out with some form of Taoist deep breath work. • Prior to practice, remove all jewellery, watches and glasses, and…Read More Taoist Meditation Advice: Tips and Tricks
Some Meditation practices I’ve been working on these days have bared strange fruit. In my research I’ve found that on the cosmological level, the term bajing refers to eight astral bodies: the sun, the moon, the five planets and the Northern Dipper (*beidou). These celestial waijing ; (outer effulgences) are related to the eight sectors of the world,…Read More Bajing : The Eight Effulgences
This is a story of love gone wrong. One version of the saga is that a wealthy family once lived in the building that now houses Christian Brothers School in City Park. The gentleman of the house had a daughter named Mona and she, as she reached adulthood, had a yearning. Mona developed a romance…Read More The Legend of Mona Lisa Drive.
Vassago (also Vasago, Usagoo) is the third Goetic demon described in the Lesser Key of Solomon (including Thomas Rudd’s variant) Vassago’s Goetic Seal Goetia – S. L. MacGregor Mathers (1904) (quoted) The Third Spirit is a Mighty Prince, being of the same nature as Agares. He is called Vassago. This Spirit is of a Good…Read More Demon Study: Vassago