In the Company of Stars
By BJ Swain
Weekly guests interviewed by and discuss with BJ Swain, the author of Living Spirits a Guide to Magic in a World of Spirits, their experiences, views, and ideas on magic, the occult, and other related topics of interest.
In the Company of Stars Special 2: Exploring Luminarium with BJ Swain
In this episode Alexander Deckman interviews our host, magician and author BJ Swain. We discuss his upcoming book, Luminarium: A Grimoire of Cunning Conjuration; as well as conjuration, spirits, angels and demons. The Kindle Edition of Luminarium can be pre-ordered here: https://amzn.to/3dzCN2n BJ's blog can be found at: http://blog.ararita418.com More annoouncements can be found at http://www.facebook.com/gloryofthestars56 We can be found at: https://anchor.fm/company-of-stars or www.facebook.com/thecompanyofstars or www.youtube.com/ararita418 Follow us on Twitter @ararita418 And please support us on ko-fi as we shift our focus onto occult content creation! www.ko-fi.com/ararita418
June 04, 2020
In the Company of Stars Ep4: Exploring Scrying and Ceremonial Magic with Harper Feist
In this episode BJ Swain interviews scientist, scryer, magician, and magical lodge leader Harper Feist. We discuss Anderson Feri, ceremonial magic, scrying, conjuration and grimoires, the Holy Guardian Angel, the OTO, and diversity in magic. Harper's blog can be found at: http://adytonofpythia.blogspot.com/ The OTO USA Podcast can be found at: http://www.thelemanow.com/ You can hear Harper Interview me here Part 1 http://www.thelemanow.com/thelema-now-guest-bj-swain-part-1-52-minutes Part 2 http://thelemanow.com/thelema-now-guest-bj-swain-part-ii-36-minutes Harper's Blackthorne School Scrying Course can be found here: https://www.theblackthorneschool.com/courses/scrying-a-workshop-on-esoteric-awareness/ We can be found at: https://anchor.fm/company-of-stars or www.facebook.com/thecompanyofstars or www.youtube.com/ararita418 Follow us on Twitter @ararita418 And please support us on ko-fi as we shift our focus onto occult content creation! www.ko-fi.com/ararita418
May 31, 2020
In the Company of Stars Ep3: Exploring Pentacles and the PGM with Alison Chicosky
In this episode BJ Swain interviews professional pentacle maker and Greek Magical Papyri scholar, Alison Chicosky. We discuss growing up with witchcraft, exploring the Greek Magical Papyri, and making the pentacles of Solomon. We also spend some time talking about approaching magic as a real source of real results and good business practices for occultists! Please visit Alison's website: https://www.practicaloccult.com The forum for Magical Papyri practice and study can be found on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/groups/1521742214755563/ We can be found at: http://www.youtube.com/ararita418 or www.facebook.com/thecompanyofstars Follow us on Twitter @ararita418 And please support us on ko-fi as we shift our focus onto occult content creation! www.ko-fi.com/ararita418
May 02, 2020
In the Company of Stars Special #1: A Season with the Holy Guardian Angel featuring Sarah Clark
We held off on last Saturday's episode because of working on wrapping up a major phase of a new book project. But we didn't want to skip the week entirely. So here is a class by Sarah Clark on the Holy Guardian Angel. Sarah was our first guest and we received a lot of feedback on how much people enjoyed her interview and it helped them think more on their own possible pursuit of their angels. Hopefully this will add to it. This class was recorded a few years ago shortly after Sarah completed the retreat. So not only will it be able to give you more insight but it will also allow you to look a little bit at how Sarah's approach to talking about the experience has been shaped by further experience with her angel over time when considering this class relative to her recent interview! I hope you enjoy! Please share with friends if you've enjoyed this, and please follow us so you don't miss future updates! www.facebook.com/thecompanyofstars www.youtube.com/ararita418 Thank you!
April 30, 2020
In the Company of Stars Ep2: Exploring Traditional Astrology and the Magic of Time with Catherine Grubb
In this episode BJ Swain interviews professional astrologer Catherine Grubb. We discuss traditional and Hellenistic astrology, astrological remediation, the Saturn Return, and then take a detour into tesseract magic, weird space/time experiences, and Thelemic Egyptian Witchcraft. Please visit Catherine's website: https://studentofthestars.wordpress.com/consults Saturn remediations referenced can be found at: www.kellysastrology.com/2018/12/24/work-with-saturn-mantra-discipline-and-devotion We can be found at: https://anchor.fm/company-of-stars or www.facebook.com/thecompanyofstars
April 18, 2020
In The Company of Stars Ep1: Exploring Abramelin with Sarah Clark
Our first episode! BJ Swain interviews Sarah Clark on her experience with the Abramelin retreat, how she got there and what working with her Holy Guardian Angel and the demons has been like since completing it.
April 11, 2020