Martial Arts As A Magickal Practice

When practiced properly, martial arts is the same as shamanism, Tibetan Tantra, or the feared practices of the Aghoris — devotees of Shiva, the Hindu god of transformation. It is the Left-hand path at its finest. It has the power to shake loose very deep emotions and attachments. You must go and do what the ego dares not, for only in hell can heaven be found.

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Podcast: Language of the Corpse — Death and the Body in Ancient European Magic

Ancient European sorcery, magic, and folkloreIn Phalanx’s most recent podcast, we talk with author Cody Dickerson about his recently-released book, The Language of the Corpse.

Dickerson is a student of the Germanic mysteries, Indo-European religious and linguistic studies, British cunning-folk magic, and is an initiated Braucher, or Powwow practitioner. He has also studies the rural folk magic and traditions of North America, Europe and Mexico. Continue reading “Podcast: Language of the Corpse — Death and the Body in Ancient European Magic”

Podcast: Andrei Znamenski on Shamanism, Modern and Ancient

yt-shamanismAndrei Znamenski is the author of Red Shambhala: Magic, Prophecy, and Geopolitics in the Heart of Asia (Quest Books, 2011) and The Beauty of the Primitive: Indigenous Shamanism and Western Imagination (Oxford University Press, 2007) as well as many other writings on the history of spirituality and esotericism in Europe, Russia, America, and Tibet, etc. Continue reading “Podcast: Andrei Znamenski on Shamanism, Modern and Ancient”