for these. But an explanation ofthe esoteric symbolism of the magic circle is what would even be worse, he co Franz Bardon – The Practice of Magical. The second book presents the next stages of magical development. Detailed descriptions for evocation of beings from the spheres surrounding us. The aspirant. The Practice of Magical Evocation is the second volume in Franz Bardon’s series on Hermetic Science, and provides first-hand information about angels.
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The three worlds or “planes” are as follows: Those kinds of metals which are good conductors of heat and electricity are best. An excellent source of true spiritual information regarding the planetary angel-spirits. The esoteric essence of the magician’s standing in the centre of the magic circle is, therefore, quite different from that which the books on evocations usually maintain.
The power of radiation of a mirror charged in such a way must be great enough to prevent any larva, phantom, etc. The magic wand is a condenser, no matter what material it is made of or in which way it is manufactured.
To create the appropriate coloured light or element, the magician has to use his body, which he will first load with the element or coloured light and later empty it into the space via his hands and his magic wand or directly through the pores, thus filling it up and enlivening it – i.
Before the magician reaches for his magical instrument he must, therefore, undergo a mental cleansing process by prayer or suitable meditation. Rcs I started reading initiation into Hermetics and I came to a similar conclusion in that I would have to do a lot of mental gymnastics to fit it into my path. For this would be similar to wearing oriental clothes in the Occident.
It should, in that case, never be employed for any common purpose. But none of those books has been able to communicate to its readers genuine knowledge, nor to secure for them success in the practical application of the brdon, although it has sometimes happened that certain individuals, due to their inherited disposition and their maturity, have had success.
Franz Bardon – Practice of Magical Evocation
If the space is sufficiently impregnated, the magician may choose to create a special condensation in the magic triangle and to form, by the help of his imagination, the shape of the being invoked. Magic to me on a lot of levels are the methods of how to utilize these principles to to manifest change either within self or evocagion of self. He may also charge his wand in a manner that it evocatlon automatically, without any effort on part of the will-power of the magician, bring to him a piece of life-force from the universe, which will then radiate from the wand.
The magician who is well acquainted with quabbalah will know that to bring about a realization from the mental sphere into the physical world, usually about repetitions are necessary; by then the influence from the mental evocatiin takes shape, that is becomes condensed in the physical world. I shall have a bit more to say about these two later in this book. I just take whatever I find truly works, is helpful, and sits right with me and ignore the rest. There, too, all laws, for instance, the one on the duration of an effect, etc.
He should never under any circumstances touch a magical instrument if he is not in the proper state of mind, which is absolutely essential for such a ceremony. I have given a full description of the use of the magic mirror in a separate chapter of my first book “Initiation into Hermetics”, therefore I shall only say something about the purpose which a magic mirror is to serve in connection with evocations and in what way it may facilitate that work.
The fact that 10 always jugglers use the word magic for their tricks bears again evidence of the inferior meaning to which it has sunk.
The Practice of Magical Evocation by Franz Bardon
At the beginning the results will only occur on the mental plane, but prolonged use and repeated charging will make it work also on the astral plane, and eventually also on the physical world. When working in the open air, a certain space has to be designated by help of one’s imagination; when operating in a closed veocation it is essential that the whole room be charged evkcation the gardon element.
But he can also 20 use evocatoon piece of blotting paper impregnated with the fluid condenser and relevantly charged for the manifestation of the power or being to be called up. Ziokhan rated it it was amazing Feb 15, His knowledge will be enlarged by ample meditation. In the hands of a magician, a wand charged in this manner, which can heal people miraculously over the widest distances, is, no doubt, a blessing for the suffering man. If it seems desirable and necessary, any magician, on the basis of my instructions, can make his own additional magical aids for particular magical purposes, and I [Franz Bardon] shall supply the guidelines as to how he is to proceed.
The magician will charge a rod with the electrical or the magnetic, or both fluids, if he wants to make his influence work by the help of these fluids on objects nearby or far away, regardless of their being subject to the Akasha or existent in either the mental, astral or physical world. The wood of an oak or an acacia, too, is an excellent material for making a magic wand. In essence, the magician creates an environment hospitable to the entity in the temple or other medium of contact.
In some cases the magic mirror may even replace the magic triangle. Michelle rated it really liked it May 24, Such a magician may, if he likes, and if the circumstances permit it, draw into his magic circle diagrams representing the whole hierarchy of the universe and thus come into contact with, and awake his consciousness of, the universe much more rapidly.
However, the same method is applied in case the magician intends to intensify and project from his own body, soul and spirit – i. Generally, the laterna magica or magic lamp is equipped with a candle or oil- flame. For this purpose, the magic mirror is either placed into the triangle, or what is of even greater advantage, fixed to the upper point of the triangle, on its outside.
The Magic Crown, Cap and Magus- Band Always when carrying out operations of ritual magic, no matter whether evocations, invocations or other operations, the magician should wear something on his head.
The quality of the impregnation of the space is dependent on the type of power or being that is to be evoked. The jugglers manual skill and his faculty to cause illusionary impressions in the people watching him enables him to copy some phenomena which the genuine magician brings about by the application of the universal laws.
For the efocation of the rod the middle must be then wound with a silk ribbon as wide as the palm, i. Chapter 2 Magical Aids Although a true magician can achieve everything with his own powers — which he has earned without evocatipn other help as a result of his spiritual maturity during his magical development — it is his choice to make extensive use of ceremonial magic and all the aids that belong to it.
Each power which is to be projected into the physical world must run through the three planes mentioned above.
It represents, in the practice of ritual magic, a very important aid, and the magician will surely want to make use of it in his work. The reader will find more details about the mystery of condensation or materialization from one sphere into the other in a later chapter.
But even the reader who intends to deal with this secret science only in theory will find in this book an enlargement of his theoretical knowledge.
Daniel rated it liked it Jul 29, While some elements of the story are based on Veocation real life experience, most of the book was written as an occult novel with much embellishment on evocarion part of Votavova.
Hence, as the good deeds of Hermes did not serve as penance or payment of his karma to obtain forgiveness, it is God who forgives and decides the penance or karma to pay and when he will apply it, Hermes paid his karma as Bardon. The way in which a magic circle has to be formed depends on the grade of maturity and the individual attitude of the magician. The spirit-flame may also be bardkn for clairvoyance or for different operations with the magic mirror, or for other astral magic operations which need no artificiallight.