Namaste- (nam-a-stay) An
ancient Sanskrit word meaning; "I honor the place within you where the
entire Universe resides. I honor the place within you of Love and
Light, of Truth and Peace. When you are in that place in you, and I am
in that place in me, there is only ONE of us."
Natural Magick- Another name for the practice of low magick
Necromancy- 1. The art of revealing the future through magick and especially through communication with the deceased. 2. The practice of summoning the souls of the dead.
pseudo-grimoire. The notion of such a book was made by H.P. Lovecraft
in fictional writing, but an unknown author wrote it and some people
today still believe it is a valid source of occult information.
symbol I'm referring to is on the cover of the Simon translation of the
Necronomicon. This complicated star design is not a symbol from
antiquity and is as fictional as the book itself. So this really isn't
a Pagan symbol at all, but one that represents some campy occult
1. One beginning to learn about witchcraft. 2. A student starting to
learn but has not been dedicated or initiated into Wicca. 3. A
newcomer into a coven who will be trained in order to receive
initiation. Thereafter the Neophyte will be considered a Wiccan.
new pagan. Modern earth religion which branches from paganism and is
based on ancient pre-Christian religious practices. Wicca, for example,
is a neo-pagan religion, derived from ancient witchcraft and paganism.
New Age- The modern movement which involves combining metaphysical concepts with the practice of an organized religion.
to popular belief that Nirvana meant paradise, it was really quite the
opposite: an eternal not-being, with cessation of all feeling, the
ascetic ideal of disappearance of the self into the infinite. Nirvana
meant final escape from karmic wheel of earthly reincarnations ruled by
the cyclic Mother. It was supposed to lie beyond all sense
perceptions, memories, loves, hates, fears, joys or will; it was like
the Tantric idea of Dreamless SLeep, forever. It could be achieved
only by holy men after many cycles of reincarnation taught them to
conquer all desires.
Numerology- (nUU. mer.ol.ogee)-
An ancient method of divination that analyzes the symbolism of numbers
and ascribes numerical values to the letters of the alphabet.