The Four Worlds in Magick – Part 2: Category Errors

This article continues from part 1 (about the four worlds of the kabbalah) and brings us to the very important skill of being able to distinguish between categories and common category errors. Here is the diagram again to remind ourselves of the four worlds of the kabbalah. In this article we will look at how confusion over … Read moreThe Four Worlds in Magick – Part 2: Category Errors

The Four Worlds in Magick – Part 1: what they are (briefly)

Most modern western Magickal systems draw upon the kabbalah for their theoretical understanding of the world: our Order uses kabbalah very extensively. In the kabbalah we have the concept of the four worlds or dimensions (from the bottom up): Assiyah, Yesod, Briah and Azilut: Action, Foundation, Creation, and Transcendence. Like all of kabbalah, this is … Read moreThe Four Worlds in Magick – Part 1: what they are (briefly)

The Use of the Traditional Elements in Counselling

  One of the most striking features of the current world of psychotherapy and counselling is the diversity of views, approaches, models and vocabularies that are in use. I was aware as I wrote that sentence that I had to put both “psychotherapy” and “counselling” in together as neither on it’s own describes to every … Read moreThe Use of the Traditional Elements in Counselling

Magick and Psychology – It’s all in the mind!

Over the years I have been involved in many spiritual organisations, from Magickal groups to religions, and have been very struck by how people are able to function on a high spiritual level whilst at the same time have no grasp of psychology – their own, other people’s, and the group’s. This lack of awareness … Read moreMagick and Psychology – It’s all in the mind!