Wu: The female sorceress, witch and shaman in ancient China

        The strong pattern of female shamans in eastern Asia has been erased from the history that most people know. Yet women predominated in shamanism of ancient China, Japan, and Korea, and have persisted into modern times in eastern Siberia, Korea, Manchuria, Okinawa, Vietnam, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Today I’d like to…

Wu: The female sorceress, witch and shaman in ancient China was originally published on The Hidden Left Hand

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The Blood is the life : Using the vital fluids in the Evocation of Spirits

  “And when I passed by thee, and saw thee polluted in thine own blood, I said unto thee when thou wast in thy blood, Live; yea, I said unto thee when thou wast in thy blood, Live.”- Book of Ezekiel, Chapter 16, Verse 6. The Bathroom is dirty,lights flicker, a man in a leather jacket calmly…

The Blood is the life : Using the vital fluids in the Evocation of Spirits was originally published on The Hidden Left Hand

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The Black Left Hand of Taoist Sorcery :GONG TAU and Traditional Witchcraft both East and West

    GONG TAU (降头 In Hokkien/Teochew/Cantonese) or JIANG TOU((降头In Mandarin) is a kind of  Traditionalist witchcraft prevalent in South East Asia. I will try, in my small way, to take a look at it here, as well as draw a few comparisons to Left Hand Practices here in the west. Whenever someone is cursed…

The Black Left Hand of Taoist Sorcery :GONG TAU and Traditional Witchcraft both East and West was originally published on The Hidden Left Hand

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