Flight : Our Spagyric Offerings

October 18, 2009 by Micah  
Filed under Musings

Welcome to the conclusion of our series on the spiritual practice of flight and the plants that support it!
In our first article, we talked about the legends and truths behind the witches’ flights, their brooms and ointments, and the tricky chemistry that practice entailed.
In our second article, we discussed Eastern legends of gravity-defiance, including flying [...]

Flight : Magic Carpets & Kung Fu Leaps

October 17, 2009 by Micah  
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In our first article, we were inspired by the season, and talked about witches as practitioners of shamanic flight in Europe. We looked at their legendary flying ointment from a chemical perspective, and learned about its properties and dangers.
Shamanic flight is not confined to archaic Europe, however, and examples of the phenomenon are common around [...]

Flight : Witches on Brooms

October 17, 2009 by Micah  
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This time of year, we see many Hallowe’en decorations showing the classic witch figure, hunched over a bubbling cauldron of flying ointment, or crossing the skies on her broom. Most of these images are fanciful and fun, and part of the ritual of the season. But there is some interesting truth to the legendary flying [...]

New Precious Woods Spagyrics

October 2, 2009 by Micah  
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We’ve been really enjoying working with all the precious woods lately, and we have a new variety of Agarwood to share, as well as another Sandalwood Spagyric.
If you’re new to the intricate and wonderful world of Agarwood, take a look at our first article about this special wood, and this followup about the last set [...]