Tantric Traditions — Manticore Press

Gods, Rituals, & Esoteric Teachings in the Kali Yuga Gwendolyn Taunton January, 2018 Tantra. The word conjures forth a million images – including sex, transgressive practices, and the occult. But how accurate are these portrayals, and how do they compare to actual Tantric practices in India? To the casual observer, Tantra appears to partake of […] …

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The Barghest: Black Dog Ghost of Whitby, England.

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The side streets of Whitby (called Snickleways in the city of York, term that means side street or alleyway that has since been adopted into official use) are narrow and confining yet many say that one does not walk them alone and pity be the one who discovers what walks with you in the dark on the misty nights on this small sea side English town.

The streets of Whitby, York and the surrounding moors are haunted by the terrifying specter that takes a lupine form, huge and black, with gleaming red or green eyes that howls a deathly dirge and woe be to those that hear it because they are next to die. What is this monstrous apparition called? The barghest.

The barghest is considered by those who collect folklore to be a “black dog” type of spirit. Black dogs are a type of ghost or spirit entity…

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“A Bouquet of Heads”, by Emil Cioran — Portal E.M.Cioran/Brasil

Source: The Hudson Review, Vol. 15, No. 4 (Winter, 1962-1963), pp. 491-503. Translated from the French by Marthiel Mathews. [Pdf] Canny Old Socrates IF HE HAD GIVEN US any precise notion of the nature of his demon, he would have squandered a good part of his glory. His canny caution stirred as much curiosity about …

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Aux Sable Cemetery’s Controversial Haunt — Keepin’ it Kleen

Aux Sable is a quaint, garden-like cemetery tucked in the woods near Aux Sable Creek in Grundy County. Despite an otherwise mundane existence, it continues to be a point of contention between local youth and law enforcement, with paranormal tourists caught in the middle. The legends associated with the cemetery are of the usual stock: […] …

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Vaastu Shastra – The Science of Architecture — Shubhpuja.com

Vaastu Shastra is a traditional Hindu System of architecture which literally translates to ‘Science of Architecture’. Vaastu is the science of directions that combines all the five elements of nature and balance them with the man and the material. Vaastu Shastra is creating a congenial settings or a place to live or work, in most …

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