Occult Dictionary


Dictionary of Occult Definitions and Terms.
Occult [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]

 

Definition


info

Initiate
A person who has undergone, or is about to undergo, the primary rite of entry into a pagan organization.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Initiation
Admission ceremony for an intiate to gain entry into a coven or circle. Generally in the form of a ritual with an oath of secrecy.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Invocation
The bringing of a divine power from the exterior into a ritual or magickal working through chant or prayer. Invocation is actually a method of establishing conscious ties with those aspects of the Goddes and God that dwell within us. In essence, then, we seemingly cause them to appear or make themself known by becoming aware of them.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Inward Silence
An inward stilling and letting go of the emotions and mental preoccupations that prevent a ritual from working effectively.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Karma
A concept which originated in Hindu philosophy that is used to explain injustice and retribution. By karma a crime in this life may be punished in the next. By karma every action, however small, has its inescapable consequence. Sooner or later each good action is repaid by good and each bad action by bad. In Sanskrit karma means "action". Pagans sometimes associate this with the threefold law.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Kahuna
A practitioner of the old Hawaiian philosophical, scientific and magical system.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Ki
Japanese word for the universal life force, synonymous with the Chinese term, Chi.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Kitchen Magick
A Path which uses every day objects in the place of Magical Tools.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Lamen
A disc of metal with magickal symbols inscribed on it, worn around the neck during rituals.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Lammas
A pagan sabbat which takes place on August 1st. The Old Celtic name for this festival is Lughnassadh. It is the Festival of the First Fruits, and is the first of the 3 harvests. This festival also marks the change of the Threefold Goddess energies from that of Mother to Crone.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Left hand Path
A word for people who use frivolous magick that only serves themselves.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Levitation
The supernatural phenomenon involving suspending a body in midair without physical bolster. Usually applied to the suspension of a human being.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Lithomancy
Divination by stones.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Loa
An ancestral deity in the Vodou religion.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Mabon
Pagan sabbat celebrated in early autumn. Day and night are equal once more as the God prepares to travel toward renewal and rebirth from the Goddess.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Macrocosm
The greater world or universe. Distinguished from the microcosm, with which it corresponds.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Mage
A master magician; often a mage is a scholarly and skilled practitioner who prefers that the only tools of their magick be their mind, ability, and spirit.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Magick
The art and occult science of changing events around you by manipulating energy in nature, the self, and the spirit world. Magic is neither good nor evil, positive nor negative. It is the use of the power that determines the path it will take.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Magickal Name
A name chosen by the dedicant or initiate to signify the death of the old life and the birth into the magical life.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Magickal Voice the
The commanding, assertive voice used to read power words during rituals which allows no doubt or insecurity in. In some cases, the magickal voice may also be a forced, powerful whisper.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Maiden
1. The name of one of the members of a coven, generally the assistant to the High Priestess. 2. One of the aspects of the triple goddess (maiden, mother, crone) symbolised by the waxing moon, creation, and the time between Beltane and Imbolc.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Meditation
The practice of inverting the mind to pay attention to the inner silence instead of the outer chaos. There are many forms of meditation which are distinguished by the immediate object the mind focuses itself upon. Meditation upon silence seeks stillness of the mind, whereas meditation upon a specific idea or problem necessitates mental activity.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Merry Meet
A greeting commonly used by Wiccans and pagans.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Merry Part
A friendly phrase that basically means "Goodbye", used by Wiccans and pagans.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
Metaphysical
Having the nature of metaphysics.
Category: Occult
Leave comment here
   
Occult [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]

Horoscope | Daily | Weekly | Monthly | News | Zodiac | Compatibility | Natal |
Proverbs | Chinese Astrology | Links | Glossary | Contact |