Burber name for sacred dances performed in groups of thirteen, in
connection with the magick ceremony called the "an occasion of power";
possible origin of the witches' "sabbat".
Zen Japanese system of controlled meditation, to master various skills, especially in martial arts.
Zenith: an astrology term...point when a celestial body is directly overhead. NADIR is the exact opposite.
- This is the link of you (the observer) to the desire, which allows
the change from nothing to something , to take place...as in a magick
spell...you first think it ...before you thought it and put into action
your thoughts..that thought was nothing...and by your conjouring of
thought to action to fruitation is known as the Zeno Effect.
In astrology, the zodiak is zone in the heavens along which lie the
paths of the sun, moon, and principal planets. It contains twelve
constalations and their twelve astrological signs. a
Greek name given to the 'belt' of stars through which the planets
APPARENTLY pass centrally through. The ECLIPTIC is the circle line on
the celestial sphere (like an Equator), which lies in the plane of the
Sun's APPARENT orbit around the Earth. The Zodiac then is divided into
12 parts called SIGNS or HOUSES: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo,
Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, & Pisces.
The in between of a House, is a CUSP. And these Houses or Signs are
then part of an ELEMENT (count 1, 2, 3, 4 to place every 4th matching)
- Fire, Earth, Air, or Water. Then you have POLARITY: Fire & Air =
positive / Water & Earth = NEGATIVE. Further, Fire is opposite Air
& Water, opposite Earth.
the Zodiac begins at the Vernal Equinoctial point or Spring, where the
ecliptic crosses the Equator south to north. The 4 quarters are divided
by solstices & equinoxes. Each quarter is further divided by 3
SIGNS: CARDINAL starts, FIXED persists the process, & MUTABLE
Zoomorphism (zo.o-mar'fiz. um) This
is the ability to change from human form into the form of an animal,
often achieved by spells, incantations or supernatural means.
"Three Fates" in Slavic myth. "Three little sisters, three little
Zorya: she of the Evening, she od th Midnight, and she of the Morning"
--i.e., of the old lunar calanders that figured the day from noon to
noon. Like the Norns, the Zorya kept the doomsday wolf fettered to the
pole star: "Their duty is to guard a dog which is tied by an iron chain
to the sonstellation of the Little Bear. When the chain breaks it will
be the end of the world." An Egiptian prototype of the triple Zorya
was the Goddess Reret, who kept the powers of destruction fettered by a
ZYZYGY: an astrology term...event when 3 or more heavenly bodies (that is, planets, etc.), align up.