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¿Como muere el amor?
How love dies?

An anthropological approach to some spells

Love cannot die, it is a matter of fact. Love moves away, changes, hides or disappears.
What can end, die or get seriously sick is a life project, a relationship, partnership, marriage, sex affairs, sentimental engagement, interests. 
Yes, exactly, all of them can be damaged or be destroyed; all of them but not love.
When some stuff went wrong you can even think it was so perfect darkness love it and took it away...
Concepts, experiences, practices of Light and Darkness are so wider, deeper and broader to include even magick and witchcraft. To use them as a meaning of expression of human need to handle and shape destiny, a ritual catharsis and folk way of troubleshooting reality in a more sustainable way.

¿Como muere el amor? How love dies? An anthropological approach…

¿Como muere el amor? How love dies? An anthropological approach to some spells Love cannot...
ON THE ANIMATION OF IMAGES AND OF THEIR USES 

"So God created man in His own image, in the image of God created He Him; male and female created He Them" . Genesis, 1 27 KJV

The great responsibility (also in several karmic manifestations) of the creation of a magickal link, giving birth to a fetch or so called voodoo doll is, today, totally underestimated.
In the Holy Scriptures, the Creator made man from clay. Out of respect for this, many people avoid making puppets out of clay. Thus other materials are used, especially wax or cloth. Does it requires any special knowledge or elevated Siddhi to do that or just anyone can, accordingly to some internet posts, personal pride or cheap esoteric literature?
What if the stuff bounces back?
Why and how?
In need of those answers are good or bad people?

ON THE ANIMATION OF IMAGES AND OF THEIR USES “So…

ON THE ANIMATION OF IMAGES AND OF THEIR USES "So God created man in His...
When you have a lot to offer many persons show up. When you have few things to share probably only friends and good people remain. But only when you have nothing to give or the contrary, you need to be given, is the time you see Angels. Thus you will learn a lot.

When you have a lot to offer many persons show…

When you have a lot to offer many persons show up. When you have few...
4 those having good eyes 2 see,

By the same Logos giving the Spirit to the four philosophical elements, some have been able to give a Voice to signs, images, roots, herbs, sticks and stones plus gems, cards, shells and bones.
Logomanteion Aionos. 
Regardless of agendas, personally and directly. To understand, realize and improve.
Divination as divine act [away from cheap, superficial and ghetto deals], not for the fainted of heart, the delusional mystic, the fake, the cynic or the dumb. For the privileged having ears to listen and brain to improve...

4 those having good eyes 2 see, By the same…

4 those having good eyes 2 see, By the same Logos giving the Spirit to...
LE SACRE FIAMME DELLA CANDELORA

As it is Our custom to do this folk Magic ritual of the Candlemas flames, giving thanks for the light and blessings received during the past year, renewing a request and asking for Divine Providence in the name of Our Lord and some delightful and protective Angelic Beings. A blessing of peace, health and prosperity to all those seeing this flames with respect and sincere devotion. For a better tomorrow and  better human beings and life conditions. 
In Nomine Patris+, Filii+et S. Sancti+Amen

LE SACRE FIAMME DELLA CANDELORA As it is Our custom…

LE SACRE FIAMME DELLA CANDELORA As it is Our custom to do this folk Magic...
Before any accomplishment, three aspects need to be examinated:
1 - if it is possible
2 - if you want to do it
3 - if you should do it

Marquis de Saint-Martin

Before any accomplishment, three aspects need to be examinated: 1…

Before any accomplishment, three aspects need to be examinated: 1 - if it is possible...
While Old Egyptian men believed in Eternity, literally for millions of millions years, modern society totally missed the subject, subjugating masses with unreasonable faiths and materialistic propaganda, lacking of any realistic spiritual technology (core and essence of any Tradition). While post-humanism rules giving people a totally false perspective based upon a servile mentality, into a limited and vile apprehension/greed for material goods, Traditional point of view still stands tall with the timeless value of Immortality and Spiritual Ascension and Divine Theurgy. Also, surrounding modern insanity and toxic plutocracy, forces of old lore lurks and continue their perennial creativity waiting for the right people to carry on the greatest legacy of mankind...

While Old Egyptian men believed in Eternity, literally for millions…

While Old Egyptian men believed in Eternity, literally for millions of millions years, modern society...
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Por aquí­ pasó, por aquí­ pasó, pasó mi Santo Cristo…

Por aquí­ pasó, por aquí­ pasó, pasó mi Santo Cristo del Buen Viaje y nadie...
Rememberings of a Congo Entotila, Guatucán Engangas Enquisas. Lo que quedó de Mwanicongos. The Spiritual Giants of Old Cuba, the "Jedi Master". 

En la "cátedral" del sacerdote-brujo en 2004.
Field antropology de un americanista en la diaspora religiosa Afro-Cubana. Dedicada a mi prof. Eoghan Craig Ballard, Ph. D..
From Ivy league rooms to the field researches. 

Compartiendo recuerdos que marcaron la obra y el paso. Un Camino Real, Congo Real, Entotela. 

A young myself showing a nerdy sixpack profile  in the main Temple room of a Congo Quimbisa House in Havana. Unfortunately Mons +Morales died shortly after, de fitibó, suddenly and quickly. By mercy of God, en gracias de Dios, Sambiampungo Sambiatulendo poderoso Cristo del Buen Viaje. 

Había una dimensión espiritual. El aire era tenso y tercio. Thick air and spiritual portals and dimensions almost impossible to explain to the mere scientist and academic, even to the mystics. A mixture of Science and Magic, the Congo Spagyrics...
Estava muy pero muy atento. I was feeling like Karl Laman and Castañeda.

A piece of chalk became a Jedi light saber, to draw a firma, a spiritual signature of significance. Para vencer lo malo. To fight evil back.

Congo Quimbisa Batalla

Siete Rayos

El Indio Burdumay

Santa Barbara Bendita

Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre

Si no sabes, busca un Tata que te enseñe...

Rememberings of a Congo Entotila, Guatucán Engangas Enquisas

Rememberings of a Congo Entotila, Guatucán Engangas Enquisas. Lo que quedó de Mwanicongos. The Spiritual...
Diciembre 2004. Interior of the Kimbisa Temple House of calle Hatuey. Sharing some old pics with you, given to me by one of my oldest students yesterday as a gift and emotional booster booze lol...
De allí vino lo mas allá...

Diciembre 2004. Interior of the Kimbisa Temple House of calle…

Diciembre 2004. Interior of the Kimbisa Temple House of calle Hatuey. Sharing some old pics...
A note for my etnology students and so called "santuristas"

From the Vault of times! December 2004, doing field researches into Cuban Afrodiasporic Religions, espiritismo cruzado altar detail of Mama Blanca rip, San F.co de Paula, La Havana. 
Those humble places looked like Versailles to me. I learned how spirit may give the power to go on, to find a strength even when the world outside fails, when promises for a better future failed for a reason or another. When material world gave less than nothing, aside a terrible situation due to the economic embargo starving the population of Cuba, depriving them of basic human rights, I have found people who had an answer. People able to go on and save others from an abyss of despair. A situation where State and Church basically left but Espiritismo and Congo traditions were there.
And this was a portal of energy from above, inside and beyond. An acausal powerspot. From En la luchita...

A note for my etnology students and so called “santuristas”…

A note for my etnology students and so called "santuristas" From the Vault of times!...
Merry Christmas to all friends, foes, followers, lovers and haters. A blessing to those in Service for freedom and all those fulfilling their duties while many others enjoy. To the loners and the sick ones a message of hope for a better tomorrow. May the dove of peace nest in your life. Be well and please don't do everything I wouldn't :-) take care folks

Merry Christmas to all friends, foes, followers, lovers and haters.…

Merry Christmas to all friends, foes, followers, lovers and haters. A blessing to those in...
"King of Kings am I, Ozymandias.
If anyone would know how great I am
and where I lie, let him surpass one of my Works".

Diodorus Siculus

“King of Kings am I, Ozymandias. If anyone would know…

"King of Kings am I, Ozymandias. If anyone would know how great I am and...
WHAT IS YOUR LIFE PURPOSE?

What are you living/craving for?
I dunno anyone who hasn't thought about that more than once in life. That socratic question remains often unanswered or unsatisfactory ones are given. Are you a living One or an intelligent instrument? For me, that's not philosophy but occultism, a jump into the Unknown.
It wasn't so difficult to receive an answer from an ancient egyptian. Probably almost everyone would have said the same: "I am preparing myself for Eternity".
The same Spirit animating a Statue could animate a person as well, in a different way, with a different spirit or heka.
And it was done through a specific set of rules. Not opinions, not revelations, not dogmas. Just practices of awakening. And echoes in eternity and space, through memories and stars, gods and men. 

Royal mummy of Pharaoh Seti Ist

WHAT IS YOUR LIFE PURPOSE? What are you living/craving for?…

WHAT IS YOUR LIFE PURPOSE? What are you living/craving for? I dunno anyone who hasn't...
"My fundamental interest, I suppose, is signs and proofs of other powers that lie hidden in us all; the extension, in other words, of human faculty. So many of my stories, therefore, deal with extension of consciousness; speculative and imaginative treatment of possibilities outside our normal range of consciousness.... Also, all that happens in our universe is natural; under Law; but an extension of our so limited normal consciousness can reveal new, extra-ordinary powers etc., and the word "supernatural" seems the best word for treating these in fiction. I believe it possible for our consciousness to change and grow, and that with this change we may become aware of a new universe. A "change" in consciousness, in its type, I mean, is something more than a mere extension of what we already possess and know". 

Algernon Blackwood
Fr. Umbram Fugat Veritas

“My fundamental interest, I suppose, is signs and proofs of…

"My fundamental interest, I suppose, is signs and proofs of other powers that lie hidden...
THE LEPER KNIGHTS WITH EMERALD CROSS

The Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem, also known as the Leper Brothers of Jerusalem or simply as Lazarists, was/is a Christian military order founded by crusaders around 1098-1119 at a leper hospital in Jerusalem, Kingdom of Jerusalem, whose care became its original purpose, named after their patron saint, Lazarus. Probably the first ecumenic Order. 
Knights affected by leper could become Lazarists, even Templars. They were called "le morts vivants". Now, the modern Order, exists in several branches and is engaged in charities works around the globe to help the poor and the sick. ATAVIS ET ARMIS.

THE LEPER KNIGHTS WITH EMERALD CROSS The Military and Hospitaller…

THE LEPER KNIGHTS WITH EMERALD CROSS The Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of...
Para el dia de San Lazaro Bendito, (17 diciembre) salud a todos. Todo es salud. Tremendo tesoro es la salud. Hay que agradecer y estar agradecidos. Alabado sea San Lazaro por sus milagros bondadosos. Por la Divina Misericordia. Porque la maldad también es una enfermedad. Y que el Milagroso Lazaro, Nos ayude con su amparo para lograr un equilibrio en las dificultades de la vida. Con humildad y humanidad para los necesitados y enfermos.

Para el dia de San Lazaro Bendito, (17 diciembre) salud…

Para el dia de San Lazaro Bendito, (17 diciembre) salud a todos. Todo es salud....
Men have always been obsessed by the possibility of literally see the invisible and its many inhabitants into this plane, with their own profane eyes. As a matter of proof, like a salad of mythology dressed with pseudo science, spiced up by superstitions, garnished by hope and folk religion. A dish mostly eaten by ignorants, wrong doers or delusional people.
I have always been fascinated by those facts, not as a cheap escape from reality but instead as a garland of flowers upon an Ass.
The gift of gazing into the invisible gives a tremendous insight, to know and understand a world where Nature has a meaning and not just a profit. Thus Fairies mean connections and beauty, a power of our soul and way of life. 

In the picture magical candleholders to reveal gnomes to the eyes of men from Richel-Eldermans collection.

Men have always been obsessed by the possibility of literally…

Men have always been obsessed by the possibility of literally see the invisible and its...
Through a dancing salamander made of flame, Fire speaks and reflects, warms and warns. Earns and loves. Connects and burns. Gives and takes. Blesses and curses. But it always talks. And that's a gift of the Spirit...

Through a dancing salamander made of flame, Fire speaks and…

Through a dancing salamander made of flame, Fire speaks and reflects, warms and warns. Earns...
A note upon the Ceremonial Sword of Spiritual Chivalry and Magic

While most people will pay attention to the quality of the blade, length etc of a sword, magical or common ones, very few will give the same quality of attention to the scabbard. The scabbard is a tool itself and represent in simbolic form your state of mind, consciousness and level of awareness being also attached to yourself even when you loose or break a blade. Then if you believe also that a magical sword is not only a tool to defend yourself but a faculty of the human intellect called reason and discrimination, will be easier to understand the scabbard as a state of being in and at peace, permanent awareness, self centered connection with the whole, treasuring a sharp virtue. The same concept applied to emotions and feelings will give birth, by the power of the geroglyphic imagery, to a new kind of soul...gift of Athena's Wisdom.

A note upon the Ceremonial Sword of Spiritual Chivalry and…

A note upon the Ceremonial Sword of Spiritual Chivalry and Magic While most people will...
Quite often, people ask me if Ghosts are real.
My answer in almost thirty years hasn't changed yet: "Why do you see them? What died in you?". And this is not mere rethoric but a fact which may lead to further discoveries upon the Self which is a step further into the difficult path of the Mastery of Life.

Quite often, people ask me if Ghosts are real. My…

Quite often, people ask me if Ghosts are real. My answer in almost thirty years...
The Grace of God and Their Honor killed Them.

 Envy proved to be more powerful than anything else. 

The King of France, by the Grace of God and the Vicar of Christ on Earth betrayed and tortured Their most loyal knights to get their money and lands. Gold against steel. 

Have you ever thought the historical Knights Templars martyrdom as example of criminal retaliation by an international cartel of dangerous fanatics?

The Grace of God and Their Honor killed Them. Envy…

The Grace of God and Their Honor killed Them. Envy proved to be more powerful...
712 years ago Templar's martyrdom began.
Nekham Adonai

712 years ago Templar’s martyrdom began. Nekham Adonai

712 years ago Templar's martyrdom began. Nekham Adonai
If you can keep your head when all about you   
    Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,   
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
    But make allowance for their doubting too;   
If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,
    Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies,
Or being hated, don’t give way to hating,
    And yet don’t look too good, nor talk too wise:

If you can dream—and not make dreams your master;   
    If you can think—and not make thoughts your aim;   
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster
    And treat those two impostors just the same;   
If you can bear to hear the truth you’ve spoken
    Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools,
Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken,
    And stoop and build ’em up with worn-out tools:

If you can make one heap of all your winnings
    And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss,
And lose, and start again at your beginnings
    And never breathe a word about your loss;
If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew
    To serve your turn long after they are gone,   
And so hold on when there is nothing in you
    Except the Will which says to them: ‘Hold on!’

If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue,   
    Or walk with Kings—nor lose the common touch,
If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you,
    If all men count with you, but none too much;
If you can fill the unforgiving minute
    With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run,   
Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it,   
    And—which is more—you’ll be a Man, my son!

Rudyard Kipling

If you can keep your head when all about you…

If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming...