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have participated in any of the following:
The practice of inserting needles into certain points on the body to influence
the flow of Qi (chee)--the energy or life force of the mind, body and universe.
Believed to balance the yin and yang energies.
A small ornament commonly worn around the neck to guard a person from
misfortune, disease, witchcraft, evil magic, demons, etc. A common practice is
to have a charm written on or spoken over the amulet.
Astral or soul travel
Commonly called out-of body experience in which the soul separates from the
physical body to travel to various parts of the universe. Used in ritual magic
to carry out the task of delivering messages or of gaining information.
The practice of gaining hidden knowledge about the future by observing the
relationship of one’s time of birth to the position of the planets and the
twelve Zodiac constellations.
Writing that is inspired by a controlling spirit while a person is in a trance
state and is without conscious control of the body.
A means for gaining control of one’s brain waves and body processes such as
heart rate and respiration to induce altered states of consciousness. This type
of mind control is used to move and control the Qi or the energy and life force
within the body to improve health, longevity, psychic powers and spiritual
Black and white magic
Preferred spelling by the occult is magick to distinguish from illusion and
performance magic. Magick is the occult "art" of influencing the physical world
or another person’s mind to have one’s own desire and will realized.
The use of white magick is said to bring about changes for the good and is
considered helpful and positive. It is also used to combat evil.
The use of black magick is considered destructive and
negative resulting in evil or bad consequences.
Both ritually use amulets, talismans, potions, invocations to gods, and mystic
sacraments. Note: In white magick invocations are addressed to God the Father,
God the Son, and the Holly Spirit.
The act of placing a death spell upon another. One procedure is considering the
person as already dead thus forcing the soul to depart from the body as it is
called by the spirits of death to enter into their domain.
The act of placing a spell on a hated victim. One procedure is to write the
hated enemy’s name on a parchment paper with blood and then burn it over the
flame of a black candle to bring great sorrow and even death to the hated
A holistic health technique used to restore a person’s health by the balancing
of healing energy through touch or hand movements over the person. Spirit guides
are often used to aid the healing process.
The sealing of a covenant agreement between one person and another person or
group or demonic spirit by cutting themselves and co-mingling their blood and
then drinking or signing a document. The blood seals the agreement.
A charm can be defined as an amulet or talisman worn for its magical power. It
is also the chanting or recitation of a verse or formula to conjure spirits to
activate magical powers. Note: Religious verses are often used.
Is also called second sight. The ability to "see" mentally beyond time and space
without the use of the five senses. Psychic information such as historical or
future events and other phenomena are attained.
Color as energy is used to improve and balance one’s health and emotional state
with different colors governing different aspects of the soul, mind and body.
Different colors have different affects. For example, Violet energy is said to
enhance spiritual power and creativity. The color and shape of one’s aura, the
forcefield surrounding the body, make diagnosis possible.
Crystal ball gazing
A form of divination or fortune telling by gazing into a crystal ball or a
Also called crystallomancy.
Curses or spells
A curse is the invocation of an oath, formula or charm with the intention of
causing evil misfortune to another person or property.
A spell is a ritual performed with incantations, herbs,
candles, knives and other witchcraft paraphernalia to affect the future of
Conversations with spirits or spirit guides
The counterfeit gift of speaking in tongues that is under the control of
The divining rod is a V shaped or forked rod, wire or branch used for dowsing.
Dowsing is a form of divination (the attempt to gain hidden knowledge
supernaturally) used to locate people, objects or underground substances
Dungeons and Dragons
An occult fantasy role-playing game in which players seek to build up personal
power using all kinds of satanic, evil, or witchcraft practices including
demonology, spells, murder, sexual perversion, and cannibalism.
Extra Sensory Perception
The knowledge of an experience, an influence, an event, or an object apart from
the five senses. With this knowledge a person can predict the future, identify
hidden things and perform supernatural feats of knowledge.
Fantasy role-playing games
Role-playing games in which players acquire the identity of mythical characters
and engage in fantasy adventures. Most of these games are occult in nature.
An amulet or talisman that is magically charmed with symbols, charm formulas or
inscriptions. It is said to bring about occult transference of power.
The ancient occult ritual of walking barefoot through fire or hot coals without
experiencing pain or burns by entering a trance state. It is said to demonstrate
one’s psychic power over one’s body.
All Hallow’s Eve—October 31. A pagan/occult religious high or holy day that
celebrates the transition from fall to winter. On this day the spirits of
departed relatives return. Satan and his witches have the greatest power on this
day, as all portals from Hades to the heavens are open. This day had its origin
in ancient Druid rituals honoring their god Samhain lord of the dead.
Hypnosis or Mesmerism
Hypnosis is a technique to induce a trance or altered state of consciousness by
verbal or non-verbal stimuli. In this state a person is open to external
Mesmerism was named after F. A. Mesmer. It is a hypnotic
state termed "magnetic sleep" that is induced by "magnetic fluid" energy which
comes from the practitioner’s hands, voice or nervous system.
Iridology or Iris Diagnosis
A holistic health technique used to diagnose physical ailments and emotional or
mental problems by reading the color patterns of the eye’s irises.
Sexual intercourse between closely related relatives.
Levitation-float in air
The occult practice of raising or moving an object or person by supernatural or
Magic card game
Fantasy role playing card games that involve Satanism, witchcraft and the
occult. A popular magic card game is The Gathering.
Magic eight ball
A liquid filled black ball containing the printed words yes, no, and maybe on a
die. Spirits provide guidance and insight to the person who asks questions
directed at the eight ball.
The ability to summon the dead into a visible form so that they can be seen.
This is usually performed by a medium at a séance.
Necromancy is the practice of summoning the spirits of the dead to discover
secrets from the past, to gain information about the future or to secure news of
deceased loved ones.
A seance is the session that is conducted by a medium
through which the spirit speaks to others in the room.
A prophetic sign about some future event that has been received either through
divination or spontaneously.
The occult board with letters and numbers and a pointer that spells out messages
from spirits during a séance. It is a form of necromancy.
The occult practice of divination by reading the location, length and shape of
the lines and markings on the palm of the hand.
The psychic ability to identify characteristics, events or future events of
another person by holding that person’s material possession such as a ring,
watch or article of clothing.
Rod and Pendulum
The rod and pendulum are tools used for dowsing. The pendulum is becoming a
popular source to diagnose disease, to determine the sex of an unborn child, and
for physical and spiritual healing.
The act of destroying one’s own body tissue by carving, scratching, cutting,
burning, excessive tattooing or excessive body piercing. It is a way of dealing
with overwhelming emotions, obsessive thought or dissociation. In SRA DID it is
a way of cleansing the body of evil.
Speaking in trance/channeling
A person in an altered state of consciousness and under the control of a spirit
speaks forth messages given from a spirit being. Also known as mediumistic
Spiritism, visions or dreams
In many primitive cultures the belief that either good or evil spirits possess
inanimate objects and must be appeased. The term spirtism associated with Allan
Kardec focuses on the communication with spirits through visions and dreams, the
worship of spirits namely those of the departed dead and on reincarnation.
The control by magic of a person, animal, object or event based upon two basic
principles: 1. "The Law of Similarity" states "like produces like" or that an
effect may resemble a cause. In other words things which resemble each other
have a magical relationship (voodoo). 2. "The Law of Contact" states that things
that have been in contact with each other will continue to act upon each other
even at a distance or with the passing of time. In other words whatever happens
to an object (hair, nails, clothing) that has been in contact with a person will
happen to that person as well
The lifting or movement of a seance table in response to communication with
spirits of the dead. Participants usually place their hands palm down with
fingers spread and connecting to form an unbroken circle to elicit a response.
Fortune telling or divination using Tarot cards, a deck of twenty-two
illustrated cards or Minor Arcana cards, a deck of fifty-two cards which hold
the secrets to the future.
Tea leaf reading
The practice of divination by reading the patterns of tealeaves found in the
bottom of a cup. Also called tasseography.
A form of psychokinesis, the psychic ability to move objects without the use of
known physical force.
Communication mind to mind without the natural senses.
The practice of marking the skin with indelible patterns by making punctures in
the skin and injecting pigment.
Transference of Sprits through laying on of hands
Demonic spirits are transferred from one person to another by "praying" over and
placing one’s hands upon another. Note: demonic tongues may be used.
Children of God
Disciples of Christ in God
Science of the Mind
Silva Mind Control
Spiritist Church or Lodge
Have you been in churches that have control oriented
leadership or claim a spiritual elitism?
Have you been a part of a church that manipulated its members through guilt,
fear, shame or intimidation?
Have you experienced legalism in the church?
Have you been a part of a church that suppressed any type of disagreement?
Have you had any unusual or false experiences or gifts in the church?
Have you been forced to accept a false prophecy, or a word of wisdom or
Abnormal sexual encounter
Anorexia or Bulimia
Smells unnatural odors
Hears unusual sounds
Seen a demon’s outline
Experiences things moving in the room
Hears voices talking to you
Seen streaks of light
Felt presence of evil
Seen a large dark image
Experiences periods of catatonic or blank staring
Seen objects move
Seen glowing eyes