In modern times, many find themselves drawn to the ancient practices of magic but feel afraid to explore more deeply because they fear things such as:
What if the practice of witchcraft is simply remembering the magic of who you truly are?
Begin the adventure with this introductory course led by one of the most respected modern witches of our day. Judika Illes has written many books and led people through the process of restoring the connection to their natural gifts and powers.
This best-selling author will teach you how to have fun as you learn to practice simple, effective spells and the basics of modern witchcraft.
In this Pure Magic course, Judika will teach you numerous individual spells, plus concrete advice on:
Soon you will be constructing your own spells and experiencing magic in your everyday life!
* No specialized metaphysical training is required. What is required is that you become aware of the natural rhythms, energies, powers, and patterns of Earth and her diverse inhabitants.
What is magic anyway? What is this Pure Magic?
Real magic, the magic of the Earth, is Pure Magic. Magic in its purest form consists of a dialogue between Earth and yourself, a dialogue whereby you are able to express your desires, receive and recognize a response and are then able to make your wishes and desires come true. Earth’s gift to her children, it is the simplest, most basic and most ancient magical art, open to all. Expenses are minimal. No specialized metaphysical training is required. You don’t even need to understand what metaphysical means. What is required is an awareness of the natural rhythms, energies, powers and patterns of Earth and her diverse inhabitants. These rhythms and powers are then manipulated in a harmonious and conscious manner to help manifest your goals. In simple language, Pure Magic encourages you to take your dreams and desires and translate them into concrete reality.
By definition, magic is mysterious and effective.
The effective part is crucial: magic is a practical art. There are spells that have lasted for millennia. If they absolutely didn’t work ever for anyone, they wouldn’t be remembered. The converse is also true: no one thing works for everyone. This goes for conventional medicine, traditional medicine, educational theories and magic, too. Because your headache defied that aspirin, doesn’t mean that aspirin never works. It just wasn’t the right tool for you at that moment. “But that’s real life,” you protest, “not magic!” Well, magic is real life, too. There is a power that radiates from all living beings in varying degrees of force and clarity. The Polynesians refer to it as mana. Among the Yoruba, a prominent language group of Western Africa, it is known as axé. In Morocco, this power is called baraka and in other areas of the Islamic world some variation on that word way be used.
* This class will be recorded for those who are unable to attend live. We will send you a recorded replay!
* Partial scholarships are available for those whose income has been negatively impacted by COVID-19
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WEEK 1: Magic 101
WEEK 2: How to Develop A Relationship with Your Magical Allies
WEEK 3: Let’s Cast Spells!
In this class, we will practice a various variety of diverse spells for a variety of purposes including love, prosperity, cleansing, and protection.
Judika Illes is an independent scholar and an eclectic solitary practitioner. Her work focuses on Witches, Witchcraft and the magical arts including divination, folklore, and esoteric fiction, as well as Goddess devotion, fertility, and traditional methods of healing. Judika has published eight books. Her most popular work is the best-selling Encyclopedia of 5000 Spells.
Born in New York City, Judika fell in love with the magical arts as a child and has been studying them ever since. Her interests include tarot and other forms of divination, astrology, spell-casting, witchcraft, amulets, traditional healing and spirituality, Kabbalah, Egyptian Mysteries, runes, magical oils and perfumes, mythology, folklore, and fairy tales. Magical formula oils—their use and creation—are featured in several of her books. She is a certified therapeutic aromatherapist and has worked as a professional tarot card reader and spiritual counselor for over two decades.
Judika lectures and leads workshops in the United States and internationally. She also serves as a consultant and editor for Weiser Books.
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