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Results-Aforementioned Fire Technique


So, yesterday I gave the method I received for controlling and managing my personal/internal/physical Fire a first run, and the results are promising.

Using the Princess scale colors with the Middle Pillar, and then with the Bolt of Fire added an interesting layer to the meditation/energy work. The Queen scale being so familiar, it requires very little thought. Using the Princess scale had me paying closer attention to the vision and placement of the Spheres themselves than usual.

The LVX had a different feel to it-a different flavor. When I began the bolt of Fire itself-after awakening Chokmah in my sphere-there was an immediate sensation of heat as the bolt moved across my body into my Geburah. This suprised me a little bit, as I didn't expect to experience so visceral a sensation. It became more and more intense as I descended the Tree, moving the bolt from Geburah to Tipareth, and then Netzach, and then Yesod, and finally Malkuth. As the bolt descended into Malkuth, I gave my statement of Intent-that I wanted to increase my resting "energy" level. The sensation was fiery and intense-a physical feeling sensation of heat, centered primarily in my torso.

***Note-I don't think my actual temperature was increased...I felt like I was blazing hot, but there wasn't a drop of sweat on my body. It was hot in the way one feels after drinking a large cup of hot tea very quickly-a warmth that emanated from the core and rose up toward the head. It's hard to tell with this technique, hard to tell what is clairsentience and what is physical feeling.

Once the bolt entered Malkuth, I began pore breathing, taking in fiery LVX through my skin. I didn't do many breaths, wanting to take this slowly. I performed the Middle Pillar again to circulate the energies, and then closed.

I imagine the same thing could be done with Air and Fire. Earth being a dense combination of the other Elements, would likely not require a descending "bolt". We'll see-I'll be working with Elemental Fire for another month before moving into the Fire Triplicity, and there'll be plenty of time to experiment with this technique.

I wonder at the rituals and personal techniques that other Magicians use, the personal development of our system? I haven't seen many folk sharing these-perhaps many get their techniques from a particular entity that requires silence......I've got a few of those myself.




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