Author: vamzzz

Claude Gillot, artist between satyr and sabbath

Claude Gillot (April 27, 1673 – May 4, 1722) was a French painter, print-maker and illustrator, engraver, book illustrator, metal worker, and designer for the theater. Gillot was born in Langres. He had Watteau...

Workshops Klassieke Westerse Magie

Op veler verzoek geeft Benjamin Adamah uitgebreide workshops magie, verdeeld over vier dagen met vier geheel verschillende programma’s. Prikkelt magie al jaren je interesse en wil je een keer echt werk maken van een stevige...

Black Magic Woman Azizaa

Is Ghana too influenced by Western religion? Ghanaian singer Azizaa and Wanlov the Kubulor of the rap outfit FOKN Bois would argue that it most certainly is. They tackle this “religion issue” in the...

Albion – Builder of bridges between two worlds

The astrological meaning of asteroid 15760 Albion (1992 QB1): emancipation, building bridges between social groups or different times, forming substantial new connections which catalyse major Zeitgeist-changes Albion measures 167 km in diameter and was discovered...

The Demonization of Pan

To the Greeks, Pan was a shepherd: he was half goat and half man, a thing of nature, certainly not the Antichrist or a being who was out to corrupt and steal men’s souls....

Lilith, John Collier 1892

Serpent Worship and Occult Sex

The serpent, or snake, is one of the oldest and most widespread mythological symbols. The word is derived from Latin serpens, a crawling animal or snake. Snakes have been associated with some of the...

Palo and Hoodoo

Palo, also known as Las Reglas de Congo, is a religion with several denominations which developed in Cuba among Central African slaves and their descendants who originated in the Congo area.   Denominations often...

Voodoo Amulets and their Loas

Loas are exceedingly strong and powerful nature spirits or gods or spirits, who originally rooted in a human being with special qualities. They are represented in veves, drawn on the floor, or in the sand,...

Voodoo

Voodoo (also written as Vodou, Vodun, Vodoun, Vudun, Vudu, Woodoo or Vodo) is practiced in West Africa, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and America, especially in Louisiana.   Voodoo is associated...

Prisoner of the nymphs, Jules Scalbert 1901

Satyr, the Male Companion of PAN

A satyr is one of a troop of male companions of Pan (or Dionysos) with goat-like features, including a goat-tail, goat-like ears, and sometimes a goat-like phallus. In Roman Mythology there is the similar...

Mystical Mandrake

A mandrake is the root of a plant, historically derived either from plants of the genus Mandragora found in the Mediterranean region, or from other species, such as Bryonia alba, the English mandrake, which...

Las Brujas de Zugarramurdi

Las Brujas de Zugarramurdi (also known as Witching & Bitching) is a 2013 Spanish comedy horror film co-written and directed by Álex de la Iglesia. It stars Hugo Silva, Mario Casas and Carmen Maura....

Demonology and Devil-Lore

Demonology and Devil-Lore 1 & 2 were both published in 1897. Within the demonology scope, this rare and mostly forgotten, almost 1000 pages thick masterpiece, remains unsurpassed in quality and completeness. Even in the...

Little Secrets of the Poppy

Poppy seeds contain many compounds that were found to have anti-oxidant, disease preventing and health promoting properties. The seeds are especially rich in oleic, a mono-unsaturated fatty acid and linoleic acids.   Oleic acid helps...