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Occult Resources // Pinned Ace of Diamonds#Vw7ZiR 08/19/2019 (Mon) 12:37:26 No. 109 [Reply]
This sticky contains relevant information on the following.

>General Libraries
>Hoodoo And Voodoo

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Anonymous 08/21/2019 (Wed) 19:41:46 No. 111 [Reply]
Sigil Magic Thread

>What is Sigil Magic?
Sigil Magic is a form of magic which is devoid of any interaction with spirits, and instead works with the mind of the practitioner. It was created by Austin Osman Spare and it's one of the main methods used by Chaos Magicians

>How does it work?
The theory states that an intent is encoded into an image, using different methods such as creating an image with letters of a given intent. Or creating a pictographic representation of said intent

>How can I do Sigil Magic?
The simplest method requires you to write down your intent in a piece of paper. Then use the consonants of the intent to create an image. The original intent of the image must be forgotten, then activated.

>How does one activate the sigil?

There are several activation methods, such as one employed by Spare himself, which revolves around entering an altered state of the mind, by a meditation like method. Others include activation by exhausting one's one energy, and a sexual orgasm mechanism.

>What can I do with Sigil Magic?

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based trips
>Potentially anything. There is no limitation to what it can do. However beginners are advised to ask for something that is likely to happen rather than something more difficult such as 'winning the lottery' or 'finding a supermodel girlfriend'

Speak for yourself, anon. I can get a super hot model gf with sigil magic.

Anyway, shitposts aside, the best thing I've ever managed to do with sigil magic is find some jewelry or run into an old friend by coincidence. I think high effort magic is more likely to product results if you want something bigger and will take a while to manifest.

Servitors seem to be a better option for long term goals imo.

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Anonymous 08/14/2019 (Wed) 07:07:10 No. 52 [Reply]
I will sing of stately Aphrodite, gold-crowned and beautiful, whose dominion is the walled cities of all sea-set Cyprus. There the moist breath of the western wind wafted her over the waves of the loud-moaning sea in soft foam, and there the gold-filleted Hours welcomed her joyously. They clothed her with heavenly garments: on her head they put a fine, well-wrought crown of gold, and in her pierced ears they hung ornaments of orichalc and precious gold, and adorned her with golden necklaces over her soft neck and snow-white breasts, jewels which the gold-filleted Hours wear themselves whenever they go to their father’s house to join the lovely dances of the gods. And when they had fully decked her, they brought her to the gods, who welcomed her when they saw her, giving her their hands. Each one of them prayed that he might lead her home to be his wedded wife, so greatly were they amazed at the beauty of violet-crowned Cytherea.

Hail, sweetly-winning, coy-eyed goddess!

Beautiful Goddess of love and beauty, may this place bring you forth followers and worshipers, may your words of wisdom and love help those in need.

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What's your favorite /spooky/ rhyme or legend? Anonymous 08/14/2019 (Wed) 13:39:08 No. 62 [Reply]
Where does it originate? What does it mean, and why did it impact you?

For me, I have a fascination with The Black Plague. My favorite historical anecdote is Ring Around the Rosie, a common children's rhyme. It's actually quite dark.

Ring-a-round the rosie,
A pocket full of posies,
Ashes! Ashes!
We all fall down.

>The invariable sneezing and falling down in modern English versions have given would-be origin finders the opportunity to say that the rhyme dates back to the Great Plague. A rosy rash, they allege, was a symptom of the plague, and posies of herbs were carried as protection and to ward off the smell of the disease.

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There's an interesting thread on LE REDDIT called "What is the creepiest "glitch in the matrix" you've experienced? on AskReddit.

Some of the stories were interesting. I will quote a few.

>Me and my friend were at a Chinese Restaurant, and we ordered a General Tso chicken Dinner and a shrimp lo mein dish. When we sat down we took out both boxes and set them on the table about two feet apart. My friend opens the first box and we see a shrimp lo mein dish. It has all the things in there...noodles. Shrimp. Fried rice. He closes the box and opens the other box. Inside that box is another shrimp lo mein dish. Shrimp. Noodles. Fried Rice.

> "oh" I think, "they must have mixed the order." I was just about to say this when my friend says out loud "looks like they made a mistake and gave us two..." as he opens up the first box again. Inside of it is a General tso chicken dinner order. General tso chicken, white rice, and an egg roll. He froze and looked at me...I looked back at him...and we sat in silence.

>It took us five or so minutes to collect ourselves. I have no idea what the fuck happened.
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>Not creepy, but so vivid and distinct that I still think about it, years later. I had a (subjectively) long, involved dream where I was a vendor in a fish market. I remember getting up early, dressing, doing a whole morning routine, going to get tea, heading out to the docks, buying fish, loading them in a cart and going to get ice, then haggling for ice, buying some less fresh fish while I was at it, then going to a market to my stall, setting up and selling fish all day. It was so real. I talked to friends, smoked nasty cigarettes, haggled customers, ate lunch, had tea and just lived through the day. At the end of the day, I cleaned up, counted my cash, paid the stall rent, went home, cooked some of the fish I hadn't sold, sling with some veggies and rice that I'd traded for. I drank more tea, relaxed for awhile, then drew a hot bath, soaked and smoked some more cigs, then went to bed.

>The next morning, I woke up refreshed, ready to go down to the docks to buy fresh catch.... Except I was in my house, next to my wife, truck parked outside and it was Saturday - no work. My wife and I were getting geared up to go skiing in Oregon and the car was already packed. Weird thing was....

>In the dream, I was single. And a smoker (I'm not). And the whole long dream had been in fluent Chinese. The effortless kind of fluency that only comes from a lifetime of speaking it. Oh, and I had been Chinese.

>I'm a big, hairy white dude - somewhat fluent in Spanish and I know a little bit of Russian, but I've never.... It was just weird. I've never worked in a fish market.

>I wonder who I was. I wonder what that was.
>Oh boy you guys would love where I work.

>I work as a security/nighttime attendant at an apartment building. It's 24 stories and one of the oldest buildings in the city.

>One night I'm sitting here when the phone rings at about 3 AM, and I answer "Hello this is draven at the front desk how can I help you?" the voice on the other end sounded female, but was totally garbled and the only bit I could make out was "23rd floor." I tried to tell the person I couldn't understand them, and asked what apartment they were in, but again garbled response and "23rd floor." After the 3rd time of trying to understand them and the same response, I said since I couldn't understand them I'd come up and to meet me in the hallway.

>So I go to the main elevators, and both are up on the (surprise) 23rd floor. Luckily, we have an older service elevator and it's only on the 7th floor so I call it down. I get it and hit the button for the 23rd floor, but it won't move and the inner door won't close, so I go to unlock the reset panel and boom we start going up, door still open. I'm freaking out, and the elevator is shaking because it goes pretty fast and is old. As I'm going up, I just stay towards the back and finally I reach floor 23.

>I step out, door closes just fine, and I look around the hallway. There's nobody around. I walk along slowly trying to listen for anyone awake who might've called, but there's nothing. So now I head the opposite direction and go towards where the regular elevators are and when I get to them they are just sitting there with their doors open. I was pretty freaked out but I knew it could just be the elevators on the fritz, so I get in and figure I'll just reset them when I get to floor 1 when I hear the sound of the back stairwell closing.

>So I quickly get out and go to the stairwell and lo and behold, no one's there, but the maintenance door to the machine room is ajar, and at that time I'm the only one in the building with a key. At the top of the building is a large machine room housing all the really really loud machinery that does stuff in the building and allows access to the roof. I don't like going into it because it's creepy as fuck and no one ever goes there, so at this point I'm seriously freaked out but I muster up and head in.

>I shout "Hello?!" and there's no response. The lights in this room flicker because they're shitty flourescent so I can't see well either, but at the end of the room I can make out the roof access door and sure as shit, It's slightly open. So I slowly continue forward checking the space in between each mahcine as I walk by, and there's no one there so I open the roof access door. I can't see anyone ahead of me on the roof but there is a slight wrap around and if there was a jumper or something I needed to be sure so I step out and leave the door ajar like it was.

>Almost immediately, the door is pulled shut. Now I might've written it off as wind or something, but this door is hard to shut and hard to open. Really hard. I immediately grab the handle and hank it open, slam it behind me and run straight for the maintenance door. It automatically locks when it's closed so I slam it shut too and go back to the 23rd floor hallway, get into an elevator (doors still open) and go all the way down to the first floor. I go back to the main lobby and as soon as I sit down, the phone rings. I pick it up, don't say a word, and sure as hell garbled voice again only audibly saying "23rd floor." I hung up the phone, turned the ringer off and spent the rest of the evening just staring at the parking garage security monitor.

>There's been a bunch of creepy things happen at this building, It's basically like the Overlook Hotel at night. I walked past a dark room here on the first floor once and swore I saw myself standing inside it. The next night as I'm inside said room cleaning, the lights flip off and I turn around to see a quick flash of myself walking past.
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>A little backstory...I was a total idealist back in high school so when choosing a college I chose to go somewhere that none of my friends were attending so that I could strike out on my own in a "finding myself" sort of way. Well I ended up making a few really close friends my first semester. I mean, these guys became like family to me in a matter of months. One day during winter break one of those guys, my buddy Kimbo, had gone back home to visit friends and family and on his return trip to our college he hit a bad patch of ice and got into a car accident and was killed….it hurt like a son of a bitch for a long time and I still think about him all the time but anyways a few weeks after Kimbo's accident me and the rest of the guys were getting back from a party off campus and as we were standing outside our dorm building smoking a cig I felt my phone vibrating and when I pulled it out I saw that I was getting a call from Kimbo's phone! Dumbfounded, I showed my friends the phone quickly and then answered. When I picked up it just went directly to his voicemail which played the same message it always had…..It never happened again and we never really talked about it but for me it was one of those "someone's looking after me" moments. I hadn't been doing very well after his death but seeing his name show up on my cellphone screen one final time made me feel a whole lot better for a time and really helped me get out of the slump I was in. I have no idea how his phone could've possibly called me and I doubt I ever will but this was one "glitch in the matrix" that I'll forever be thankful for.

>Rest in peace, Kim. But feel free to call again.
Here's a few spooky podcasts, for people who like that sort of thing.

This was one of my favorite podcast episodes. Nosleep can be a hit or miss, however, and the LARP can be real.


I also recommend the Lore podcast, but occasionally they can be 2spooky5me.


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Heathen a e s t h e t i c s Anonymous 08/19/2019 (Mon) 09:56:47 No. 90 [Reply]
For anything related to Heathen religion, symbols, and information.
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Our ancestors are our legacy. We were born from them, and we are physically and metaphysically connected to them at all times. Their actions during life not only contributed to our luck and current reputations, but learning about their stories and choices help us to understand our own growth opportunities. From our ancestors, we learn what choices we want to or need to make in order to lead successful and fulfilled lives. In short, we are led by their examples, and the Heathen worldview places emphasis on respecting those examples.

One of the easiest ways to honor our ancestors is by creating shrines or altars dedicated to them within our homes. Start by finding photographs of deceased relatives, framing them, and setting them up on a shelf or table, then feel free to decorate. If photographs cannot be found, place items on the shelf or table that remind you of your ancestors, your country of origin (if relevant), your cultural or ethnic heritage (if relevant), or simply something that speaks to you as being appropriate. Feel free to also place such items alongside photographs, too. Food, liquid, crafted, or object-oriented offerings should be given to the ancestors to appease them, and remind them that you are grateful for their guidance and wish to show them respect. Calling upon your ancestors during ritual is also a powerful method of honoring them.

It should be noted that any ancestors who could be considered frith-breakers — people whose deeds, words, or choices could be considered reasons for an outcasted status from the family — would not be considered worthy of veneration. This determination will be up to the individual Heathen. It is our responsibility to research our ancestry, deciding who is worthy of our veneration and who is not. Also, ancestor veneration does not necessarily have to refer to blood relatives only. In the case of adoption, for example, if one doesn’t know who their blood relatives were or doesn’t have the means to find out, researching and venerating one’s adopted family would be considered perfectly reasonable. It is also acceptable to turn to other influential humans that may have hugely impacted one’s life.
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The term “wight” actually refers to all of the different entities in Heathen mythology and worldview, including the gods and humans. When modern Heathens normally speak of wights, however, they are usually referring to elves, dwarves, land spirits, and house spirits. Beliefs and practices regarding these wights usually vary by individual Heathen. Some Heathens are sensitive to the presence of wights, while other Heathens can barely sense them. Regardless, all Heathens are encouraged honor the existence of house and land wights, which are the spirits that reside in the dwellings and properties we claim as our homes.

Using the customs and habits of the ancient Germanic peoples as a guideline, modern Heathens should pursue a positive relationship with their house/land wight(s) through the acts of ritual and offering. Not only will this help with frith-keeping among the entire household, but it follows that, by treating the house/land wight(s) with respect, the house/land wight(s) will continue to allow you to take up residence in your home without much trouble or interference. The degree of attention to which a house/land wight is paid will also vary by individual Heathens — some may form close bonds with their house/land wight(s), while others may choose to or only be able to give the minimally viable amount of effort in order to maintain the peace.

Honoring a house/land wight can be as simple as leaving a small liquid or food offering out on a regular basis, set on a windowsill or shelf, or, perhaps more effectively (if one is able), poured or buried into the property’s actual land. Some Heathens set aside part of whatever meal they make at a certain time of day; others leave the same offering every time, like a bowl of milk. Either way, establishing a gifting cycle with the wight(s) is recommended. Wights can also be honored during ritual, such as called upon or sacrificed to during a blót.
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Recommended Reading: Futhark, A Handbook Of Rune Magic by Edred Thorsson

The Eddas (obviously..)

Book Title: The Well and the Tree: World and Time in Early Germanic Culture. Contributors: Paul C. Bauschatz - author. Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press. Place of Publication: Amherst. Publication Year: 1982.

Road to Hel by Hilda Ellis Davidson

The Case for Polytheism by Steven Dillon

We Are Our Deeds by Eric Wodening
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Tarot Kyosa 08/12/2019 (Mon) 13:38:02 No. 21 [Reply]
Anyone who wants quality tarot readings with interpretations for free, just mention it and I will get one for you. (asking the question with the mention would be preferable)
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Click on the number next to the post to let people know who you are replying to. It's a suggestion at least
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Not the OP, but I'll be answering questions with tarot as well. I'll check back on this frequently.

Any query is fine, so long as it isn't a general.
Bonus: include the link to a spooky song so I can meditate to it while answering. It gives me better answers.
What will happen if I ask for time bending skills again?
I'll ask anyway, but I think this is a larp (or you're schizo).

Annnnd I got the moon, a card for insanity. 🌚 You may have luck with it, but I'd be careful anon.
>doesn't know how time manipulation works

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/spooky/ music vibes Anonymous 08/14/2019 (Wed) 13:52:57 No. 66 [Reply]
post your best creepy music vibe music
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Nebelung — Palingenesis [Full Album]

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The year 2100. In an effort to combat overpopulation, the postmortem social network "Anvil" is released.

A fusion of both Japanese and Belgian comics inspirations and sensibilities, such as Ghost in the Shell, Akira or Peeters & Schuiten's work. "Anvil" invites us on a journey through the eyes of a young woman in her final moments on earth.

three days of rain ...
not even a fraction
of the world's tears.

It takes an ocean
and a moon, just to erase
footprints in the sand.


When I was younger
I told the moon and the stars
All of my secrets


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Goth Skincare Anonymous 08/18/2019 (Sun) 01:55:26 No. 78 [Reply]
This is a post aimed at people who want to get as pale as the full moon.

🌕 🌖 🌗 🌘 🌑 🌒 🌓 🌔 🌕

S U N A V O I D A N C E / S U N S C R E E N

Use sunscreen, 30 SPF recommended. (Anything higher than this offers marginal returns). Make sure it has full UVA / UVB protection. Zinc Oxide is my favorite ingredient in sunscreen, and it offers a nice white cast for maximum pallor.

Sidenote-- Japan and Australia make very good sunscreen. Japan is known to lust after pale skin, and Australians are known to have issues with skin cancer so they make excellent sunscreen. Japanese sunscreen can be hard to import if you live in the United States.

Regarding clothing-- Sunguard can be used. It treats your clothing with sun protection, which is very useful if you want to stay pale. It works like sunscreen. Long sleeves recommended.


There's two ways to do this-- chemical exfoliation, and physical exfoliation.

There are two types of chemical exfoliants: AHA, or alpha-hydroxy acids, and BHA, beta-hydroxy acids. The two most popular AHAs are glycolic and lactic acids.

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I'll take a moment to post my personal skincare routine products, along with some choice picks.

Good stuff for a goth on a budget. I use the following products:

Lactic Acid 5% + HA (The Ordinary)
+Chemical Exfoliant

Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone (The Ordinary)
+Anti Aging +Melanin Inhibitor +Chemical Exfoliant

Granactive Retinoid 2% in Squalane (The Ordinary)
+Anti Aging +Melanin Inhibitor +Chemical Exfoliant

“Buffet” (The Ordinary)

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Come get your fortunes Anonymous 08/11/2019 (Sun) 12:26:54 No. 15 [Reply]
Ask your question ITT, the Magic 8 Ball will respond with your answer.
Is OP a faggot?
annnnnnnnnd >>16 here's your answer, check em
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Should I expect things to reach a greater depth?
I suppose that is a no, anon.
Time to get drunk and meditate, I guess.

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Tulpas Anonymous 08/13/2019 (Tue) 21:45:05 No. 48 [Reply]
Can we have a thread about tulpas? Do you have one? If you do, why did you decide to make one? And how did you make it? What do you think they are? Ho do you think they work? Any experiences you'd like to share?

Just talk about tulpas in general.
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Here's another guideline.

>A surprising number of people when visualizing have difficulty getting into a first-person perspective, instead they are stuck in a third-person perspective, controlling their form from a distance.

>For those of you who are stuck in third person and would like to go into first person, I have a solution. Instead of trying to go into the form that you have already imagined, temporarily get rid of that form and move around your visualized field of view at the elevation that your form would normally stand. After you get comfortable with that, imagine having feet beneath you and make your vision bob up and down slightly as you walk. As you get used to that, try adding more body parts until your form is fully constructed around your perspective. It is best to take this process slow so that you are less likely to meet intrusive thoughts blocking you from your goal and so that you are able to get more acclimated to visualizing like this.

>If this process doesn't work on your first try then try again, this time doing it a bit more slowly and maybe meditating beforehand.
>Intro: Forcing can be difficult, we all want to make our tulpa(s) a little more vivid each and every day. I , like many others have had problems sustaining consistent progress. I unfortunately, have adhd , and even though eve is very much "there" when I focus on her, I find it difficult to begin focusing on her in the first place. To work on this i try to keep a meditation regiment, and when I manage it the benefits are tremendous. This lead to a realization, I needed to figure out a way I could work on Eve while meditating. Specifically i wanted to gain the capacity to focus better while increasing Eva's presence. Thus, this exercise was created to fill these ever present needs.

>The Technique:
>Step 1. Lay down, or sit somewhere comfortable. Some people fret about posture and suggest you sit with your palms straightened, and utilize the mudras(body positions) and asanas(hand positions) of yoga. I think such things are optional, but can be beneficial, they are more something to look into once you are already a frequent meditator. I find I just like to be comfortable yet not tired, so I lay/sit how I feel and don't perform this technique while I'm tired, unless I'm ok with possibly doing more sleeping than practicing.

>Step 2. Once comfy, but alert you are ready to begin the Pranayama (prana=breathe/life force yama=control). Don't fret the fancy title, its simple when you get down to it. Breathe slowly (but at a comfortable pace you can sustain) in through your nose. Make sure to breathe with your stomach/diaphragm, let your lungs expand and get as much air as they comfortably can. Then breathe out through your mouth, and repeat. Focus on the sensation of this breathe the air coming in and out, let your breathe and the sensations of it be the focus object. Continue until breathe slows down and you begin feeling calm and focused.

>Step 3. Keep meditating, by now you should be in the zone and peaceful. If distracting thoughts are preventing this, so not fret, simply pay them no need and continue focusing on the breathe. Without stopping what you are doing as described in step 2 (as much as possible at least), visualize your tulpa laying/sitting in front of you. Picture that air you are breathing as blue energy( or any colour you feel appropriate), this symbolizes your life energy. You can believe whatever you want about it(purely symbolic, representative of a mental conception, metaphysical), but that is what it is intended to represent. Now have your tulpa get close and as you exhale it, see them inhale the coloured energy through their nose. Then as you inhale imagine that they are exhaling this energy and you are breathing it back in. This should mentally look like a loop, like you are circulating the same "energy" through each others respiratory systems. One breathes out while the other breathes in. Continue for as long as desired. Cuddling and affection is fine here, but keep the breathing the main focus for optimal results. You want to continue entering that tranquil focused state as the session goes on.

>I find this technique allows me to meditate effectively while also strengthening Eva's presence and vividness, and to get a little visualization practice in on the side. To me, the symbology represents the sharing of life that the host offers to their tulpa, through their directing of mental energy to the tulpa.
Annnd last note-- for me, the best thing which worked was just meditating and time. Be patient, and you'll be rewarded.
>are tulpas just advanced spiritual thoughtforms/spirits/servitors? do you anons thing that tulpas can effect the real world?
In my opinion they are just a psychological phenomenon, like, you're just tricking your brain into creating them. I don't think they're a paranormal thing. That also means I don't think they can interact with the real world.

And thanks for the guides, I'll try to start forcing again and I'll report any progress.
Yeah, keep us updated and tell us how it goes.

By the by, what are you trying to make your tulpa for? Any specific purpose?


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