Casting Sacred Space: The Core of All Magickal Work

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Weiser Books, Feb 1, 2012 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 224 pages
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The use of casting as a means of establishing sacred space is a common practice in Wiccan and Neopagan traditions. In fact it is widely considered the most important step in spiritual and magickal work. And yet few really know how to do it or do it well.

In Casting Sacred Space, Neopagan practitioner Ivo Dominguez, Jr., offers a comprehensive introduction to the techniques and rituals of casting, including:How to become grounded and centered before one beginsThe proper timing for casting and ritual workHow to open up one’s psychic senses to work with subtle energiesHow to set the stage for magickal work both internally and externallyProtection, symbols, and meditations for maintaining sacred spaceThe Circle, the Quarters, and other modes of casting sacred spaceQuartering, energy work, and many cross-practice connections including Qabala and chakras.

This is a practical, accessible handbook for the beginner with cross appeal to seasoned practitioners of ritual magick.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Your Vision
7
Inner Preparations
13
Sensing and Making Sense of Energy
23
Grounding and Centering
39
Immanence Transcendence and Magickal Reality
49
Space Time and Elements
57
The Modalities and the Qarters
81
The Star of Sight
131
The Four Minds
141
The Circle of Sound
149
Four Simple Rituals for Personal Growth
157
Planning for Public Rituals and Large Rituals
165
Closing Thoughts on Sacred Space
179
Appendixes
185
Recommended Reading
203

The Sword and Staff
91
The Triangle of Stillness
101
The Square of Abeyance
113
The Three Pillars
121
About the Author
205
Backcover
209
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Ivo Dominguez, Jr. is a writer, artist, and speaker who teaches workshops on divination, the chakras, ritual, astrology, herbalism, the Qabalah, and other occult topics. His work has appeared in numerous magazines, including Green Egg and Witches & Pagans. He lives in Delaware, where he is one of the owners of Bell, Book & Candle. Visit him at www.bellbookandcandle.biz

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