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Geomantic Jesus

To: alt.magick
From: "Alex Sumner" 
Subject: Re: Geomantic Jesus
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 13:30:34 +0100

"Tom"  wrote in message
> "Alex Sumner"  wrote in message
> news:3db6deb9$0$19877$
> >
> > "Tom"  wrote in message
> > news:%ejt9.47$
> > >
> > >
> > > It doesn't say he *read* something on the ground.  He *wrote*
> on
> > > the ground.
> > >
> > > How is this "geomancy"?
> >
> > Because Israel Regardie suggests that the proper method for making a
> > Geomancy figure is to start by making marks in earth. He says to use a
> tray
> > of consecrated Earth, though JC might have felt it convenient to use
> > whatever there was to hand.
> Ah, so Jesus must have read Israel Regardie's books.

Or of course, the practice of Geomancy might have survived in a similar form
from the time of Jesus to when Regardie heard about it. I say "similar"
guardedly, because although modern scholarship recognises that Divination
using the 16 Geomantic figures as found in "The Golden Dawn", "Three Books
of Occult Philosophy" etc dates back to great antiquity and to the Middle
East, details like the meanings of the individual figures has changed over
the course of time.


> Hey!  I know!  Everybody who lived a long time ago is an Ancient!  That
> means they all had the Wisdom of the Ancients!

So you have the Wisdom of the Ancients as well, then? :-)


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