The Use of Crystals and Gemstones in Taoist and Magical lore

  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…

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The Jade Rabbit

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…

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Queens for A Day: A Birthday Tribute Show for Picolla Tushy and May Hemmer! A Burlesque Review by Vincent Piazza

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…

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Hexagram 38. Kui, Diversity, Disharmony, Estrangement, A wagon carrying devils

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…

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Bajing : The Eight Effulgences

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,…

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Demon Study: Vassago

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…

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