Entries by Brandy Williams

Secrets of Magic No 32: Jupiter conveys authority

Jupiter, the next planet out from the sun after Mars, is the first of the gas giants, planets composed primarily of gases rather than rock. Recent exploration vehicles have sent home more information about this planet. In 1994 the comet Shoemaker-Levy collided with Jupiter over several days, causing spectacular explosions captured by the spacecraft Galileo, […]

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Resources to study racism in esoteric thought

These will eventually inform an essay. If you are following along in your reading ping me! Would love to discuss. Racism in Aleister Crowley’s works: Catherine Yronwode, Racism, Gender-Bias, and Other Forms of Bigotry in the Writings of Aleister Crowley Racism in Theosophy and Rosicrucianism: Karen Swartz, Views from the Great White Brotherhood Racism in […]

Secrets of Magic 31: Mars is power

Mars is the next planet after ours from the sun. In many ways Mars seems like a smaller sibling to our planet. This planet may have housed life at some time. It has an atmosphere something like ours and bears evidence that seems to indicate that the planet had water in the past. The red […]

Theurgy Bibliography

A quick bibliography for the two theurgy presentations I’m making at Blazing Star Oasis on Saturday Sept. 30 Jean-Louis de Biasi: Rediscover the Magick of the Gods and Goddesses Patrick Dunn: Practical Art of Divine Magic, Contemporary and Ancient Techniques of Theurgy Jeffrey Kupperman: Living Theurgy Bruce McLennan: Wisdom of HypatiaTony Mierzwicki: Graeco-Egyptian Magic John […]

Day of Thelemic Magic Sat. Sept. 29 at Blazing Star Oasis!

I’m thrilled to be visiting the Bay Area next weekend. I’ll be presenting some of the material from my next book on theurgy! Also talking about Babalon and Asherah as Goddess of Life. Here’s the Facebook invitation: A Day of Thelemic Magic Sign up here: Public Admission: $30 Blazing Star Oasis Member/Affiliate discount: $20 Doors […]

Secrets of Magic 29: Mercury grants knowledge

Little Mercury circles the sun the most quickly of any planet because it is the closest planet to the sun—close enough that the curvature of space and time near the sun affects the duration and shape of Mercury’s orbit. That quickness suggested to the ancients the same qualities that are suggested by the lightness of […]

Secrets of Magic 27: The sun gives life

We owe our lives to the sun. This is one point on which ancient and modern observers, astronomers and astrologers, scientists and occultists all agree. Without the sun the earth would be a lifeless ball of rock. The sun provides all the heat and light in the solar system, and is the source of energy […]