Glossary of the Occult


Alchemy: The Science of decomposing and recomposing things, as well as of changing their essential nature and raising it higher--transmuting them into each other. While chemistry deals with lifeless matter, alchemy employs life as a factor, and deals with higher forces of nature and the conditions of matter under which they operate. In its lowest aspect, it deals with physical substances, but in its highest aspect it teaches the regeneration of the spiritual man, the purification of mind, will and thought, and the ennobling of all the faculties of the human soul.

Bilderberg Group: a powerful global elite group together with their 'sister' organisations—the Trilateral Commission (known also as the "Child of Bilderberg") and the Council on Foreign Relations plot the subversion and silent takeover of constitutional governments and world economy.

Craft: the Craft is a term used to refer Wicca and Witchcraft.

Demon: (derived from "daemon") an artificial elemental created by a neurotic complex of energies and emotions, whether of one person or many, hence contraproductive or harmful in influence and effect.

Evocation: Calling elements or Gods/Goddesses to be present in ritual.

Earth Magic: The energy that exists within stones, herbs, flames, wind, earth, grass, water, and other such natural objects not listed here.

Folklore: Traditional sayings, cures, faerie tales, knowledge and folk wisdom of a particular locale which is separate from their mythology.

Freemasons: A widespread occult order, of Free and Accepted Masons, swearing oaths to secrecy and mutual aid. Claims to have been founded in London in 1717. Development of medieval Craft Masons, retaining secret signs and passwords by which itinerant workers in the guild recognised each other.

Gnosticism: the practice of several early and pre-Christian cults who believe that spiritual emancipation could only be achieved by the attainment of knowledge of the self. This idea of 'gnosis' through self knowledge and self love almost converges with satanic philosophies. The Catholic Church still regards the Gnostic gospels as heretical.

Golden Dawn Society: The Golden Dawn, founded in 1887, was an offshoot of the English Rosicrucian Society created twenty years earlier by Robert Wentworth Little, and consisted largely of leading Freemasons. The Golden Dawn, with a smaller membership, was formed for the practice of ceremonial magic and the acquisition of initiatory knowledge .

Higher Self: that part of us which connects our corporeal minds to the Collective Unconscious and with the divine knowledge of the universe.

Horned God: one of the most prevalent God-images in Paganism, Pan.

Illuminati: Illuminati is a Greek word meaning "illumination" a name given to those who submitted to a Christian baptism. The Order of the Illuminati was established with some unspecified ties to the Masonic lodges of Germany origin as a secret society within a secret society. A Masonic sect founded by Adam Weishaupt (the 'first man of the higher wisdom') in Bavaria in 1778 claiming that the illuminating .

Jew-itch: name coined by some Pagans of Jewish origin who are actively seeking out the pagan roots of their birth religion.

Kabbala: mystical teaching from the Jewish-Gnostic tradition. Ceremonial Magick and the Alexandrian traditions are based in these teachings.

Knights of Malta: Military order of Knights who, by tradition, have been allowed to assassinate anyone with impunity guaranteed by all the royal families in Europe.

Lesser Magic: the art and ability bend people to your will through subtle management of your appearance and/or actions. This can be achieved through observations of body-language and character traits.

Lucifer: (Latin for "light-bearer"), name for the planet Venus when it appears as the morning star; Vulgate translation of the Hebrew expression for "bright one." The Hebrew prophet Isaiah used the term in a satirical allusion to the king of Babylon, describing the frustrated ambition of the morning star to rise higher than all the other stars: "How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning" (quote from bible passage Isaiah 14:12).

Majestic 12: a top secret government created group to handle the supposed 1947 recovery and evaluation of a crashed alien space-craft in new Mexico.

New World Order: an economic occult elite comprising less than 1% of the population. Their immense wealth and power enable them to exercise control over the governmental process, they effectively operate the country as a Feudal oligarchy.

New Age: the mixing of metaphysical practices with structured religion.

Occult: ("hidden, concealed") secret, esoteric; term used for magick and other esoteric arts and sciences, such as astrology or alchemy. Of or characteristic of magical, mystical, or supernatural arts, phenomena, or influences. [C16: from Latin occultus, past principle of occulere, from ob over, up + culãre, related to celare to conceal]

Order of the Garter: The highest order of British Knighthood. It consists of the sovereign, 31 knight companions and extra members created by statute.

Pagan: From the Latin word Paganus, meaning a "country dweller" the Church uses it as a derogatorily to describe any person who is not Christian, Jew or Moslem. A follower of a polytheistic religion.

Qaballa: mystical teaching from the Jewish-Gnostic tradition.

Rosicrucian: The first mention of Rosicrucian is a 1614 German document that purports to recount the life of a legendary medieval knight, Christian Rosenkreuz, who traveled to Morocco and the Near East to acquire secret wisdom and the "elixir of life." The Rosicrucians, thereby, developed as a secret order of men and women who claim to possess wisdom that has been handed down from ancient times.

Rosicrucian Society: A society professing esoteric religious doctrines, venerating the emblems of the rose and the cross as symbols of Christ's resurrection and redemption, and claiming various occult powers. The order believed an association was needed in Europe that would guide rulers along the paths of wisdom and good [C17: from Latin Rosae Crucis, Rose of the Cross, translation of the German name Christian Rosenkreutz (b.1378 d.1484), supposed founder of the society]

Shamanism: the practice of shamans which is usually ritualistic or magickal in nature, sometimes can be religious.

Skull And Bones: The Skull & Bones is a Society It is a Senior year society which exists only at Yale. Members are chosen in their Junior year and spend only 1 year on campus, the Senior year, with the group.

Templars: Knights Templar. A religious, military and banking order (Knights of the Temple of Solomon) founded by Crusaders in Jerusalem to defend the Holy Sepulchure and Christian pilgrims; a kind of Foreign Legion. Founded by Hugues de Payns with nine followers in 1118. Saint Bernard of Clairvaux drew up the Templars rule, 72 articles, in 1128. Invented the checking account. The world's first multinational. After Jerusalem was lost finally in 1244 the order's prestige and credibility fell. Abuses of landed and financial poer increased. King Philip the Fair of France ordered the arrest for of all French Templars in a surprise raid on Friday 13th October 1307. The French Treasury was located in the Temple in Paris, outside the King's control. Some captive Templars confessed they worshiped Baphomet and the devil in the form of a cat. French Templar leaders, Templar preceptor of Normandy Geoffroy de Charnay and Grand Master Jacques de Molay were burnt at the stake for in 1312. The Templars were disbanded in the 14th century and most of their estates were given to the Knights Hospitallers.

Temple of Set: originally formed in 1975 by disaffected members of the Church of Satan led by Michael Aquino. The ToS has developed in a more Crowleyan direction, basing its belief on Set the Egyptian god of evil.

Teutonic Knights: German military religious order founded during the time (1190–91) during the siege of Acre in the Third Crusade. It was originally known as the Order of the Knights of the Hospital of St. Mary of the Teutons in Jerusalem. The order was one of nobles, and the knights took the monastic vows of poverty , chastity , and obedience.

Theosophical Society: Founded by Elena Petrovna Blavatsky, author of Isis Unveiled (1877), in 1875. Claims intuitive insight into the divine nature, but denies the existence of a personal God. Claims to be derived from the sacred writings of Brahmanism and Buddhism.

Uncasting: uncasting is opening a circle at the end of a completed ritual.

Voodoo: polytheistic religion derived from worship of gods in African and the beliefs of Catholicism. Practiced mainly by the West Indians.

Wicca: an ancient religion based on the religion of the aboriginal Europeans involving the worship of the old Gods/Goddesses and the practice of magic.

Yggdrasil: one of the best known Tree of Life symbols. It unites all existence from the Underworld, to that of the Physical world.

Zodiac: The stars in the heavens divided into twelve main groups. Imaginary patterns are imposed upon various star patterns as an aid to remember the stars. In Astrology, the Zodiac signs signify personality types for the people born under them.


John 8:32
King James Bible
And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
Luk 10:19 Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you.