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    group study Feng Shui and Sache

    I'll write an introduction to Chinese Feng Shui and Tibetan Sache later. Both are arts dedicated to understanding the environmental energies and their effects on human dwellings. Geomancy as a particular form of divination that has close ties to understanding how earth and water interact in the...
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    feedback A Curriculum of Basic Practice Instructions

    What makes for good internal arts to learn? Which skills and arts should the practitioner immerse with in order that he gains a reasonable understanding of how the classic spiritual arts of the world work? Here we plan and discuss a curriculum of basic practice instructions which the Alchemical...
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    instructions Divination 102: Beginner Divination with I Ching or the Classic of Changes

    Divination 102: Beginner Divination with I Ching or the Classic of Changes I Ching (pinyin: yìjīng) or the Classic of Changes is a an ancient divination method harking back to the Western Zhou dynasty which would be situated within the current continental China. The I Ching has a long history...
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    instructions Divination 101: Consulting Oracles, Asking Wise Questions, and Interpreting Meaningful Answers

    Divination 101: Consulting Oracles, Asking Wise Questions, and Interpreting Meaningful Answers γνῶθι σεαυτόν / σαυτὸν ἴσθι Know thyself. — A Delphic maxim Knowing yourself is a foundational premise of spiritual development. The practitioner aspires to separate the true self (Self) and false...
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    essay The Ancient Sages Taught Us How to Change a Fated Destiny

    The Ancient Sages Taught Us How to Change a Fated Destiny For many years I have studied with the great Zen master of this era, Nan Huai-Chin, who is also recognized as an enlightened master of several schools: Taoism, Confucianism, Zen and esoteric Buddhism. Not since China’s Tang dynasty has a...
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    group study Short Reviews of Practical Instructions in Magic, Divination, and Other Esoteric Arts

    Here we compile compact reviews of practical instructions in book, booklet, and relevant electronic formats like Kindle and PDF. The instructions must have formal relevance to esoteric work: magic, divination, astrology, feng shui, etc. Meditative and inner alchemy topics go to another...
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