Spirit Box

Spirit Box

By Darragh Mason Field
SPIRIT BOX
A podcast exploring folklore, esoterica and the mysteries of spirit world. From the secrets of the Jinn to the whisperings of demons and everything in between.
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#23 / Fr Dwight Longenecker on immortal combat, spiritual warfare & the invisible world.
As you know the point of this podcast is to look at all sides of the puzzle of non-physical non human intelligences, this week we’ll be looking at things from a Catholic perspective. To that end our next guest, Fr. Dwight Longenecker talks to the Catholic concept of Spiritual warfare detailed in his book Immortal Combat - Confronting the Heart of Darkness Brought up as an Evangelical in the USA, Fr. Dwight Longenecker earned a degree in Speech and English before studying theology at Oxford University. He served as a minister in the Church of England, and in 1995 was received into the Catholic Church with his wife and family. The author of over twenty books and booklets on Catholic faith and culture, Fr Longenecker is also an award winning blogger, podcaster and journalist. He is pastor of Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Greenville, South Carolina. Fr Longenecker maps out how Catholicism changed to a more ‘love and light’ position and in doing so lost its awareness of actual evil forces. We discuss the danger of pretending evil doesn’t exist and his personal experience with exorcisms. There are some sections I’ve bleeped out to remove names and location of those involved in the exorcism. If you like the show and want more Spirit Box in your life join the Patreon and the podcast Discord. It’s the price of a cup of coffee and you get all the shows early along with other benefits. Send me your experiences with the other. I’ll leave links below, you can either email me or leave me a phone message. SHOW NOTES: Book: https://www.sophiainstitute.com/products/item/immortal-combat Blog-Website: www.dwightlongenecker.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsld_cllX-psYORZ_DnHAEg KEEP IN TOUCH? TWITTER - https://twitter.com/spiritbox3  CONTACT - https://www.darraghmasonfield.com/contact SUPPORT - https://www.patreon.com/spiritbox PAYPAL - https://www.paypal.me/dmfphoto  MUSIC - Obliqka
34:12
July 7, 2020
#22 / Lonnie Scott talking, Chaos Heathenry, Curses, hypnosis & meditations on Odin
This episode we welcome back Lonnie Scott. He’s been an Occultist, Pagan, Strategic Sorcerer, Chaonimist, and Heathen for over two decades. He’s a Professional Hypnotist (seen on Hellier), Tarot Professional (Tarosophist of the Year 2014), experienced memberships and initiations in various Magic, Witchcraft, Pagan and Heathen organizations. Also, the founder of the Wayfinder Tradition. he’s been investigating the Paranormal and experimenting in the Occult for a long time and in all that somehow finds the time to create and host the Weird Web Radio podcast and I’m delighted to have him back on the Spirit Box. We talk about his journey into magick, teenage curses and an intense vision that culminated into a norse figure of some significance coming into his life. Just a quick bit of housing keeping. If you like the show and want more content Spirit Box in your life be sure to sign up to Patreon and join the podcast Discord. It’s the price of a cup of coffee for pre-releases to all the shows and a host of other perks. ****** You can find Lonnie Scott here: https://www.patreon.com/weirdwebradio https://www.facebook.com/weirdwebradio/?fref=nf http://weirdwebradio.com https://twitter.com/lonnie_scott KEEP IN TOUCH? TWITTER - https://twitter.com/spiritbox3  SUPPORT - https://www.patreon.com/spiritbox Music by Obliqka
1:12:02
June 30, 2020
#21 / Elise Oursa on The Blood & Tarot, Spellcrafting, Spirit work & Ellen Hayward.
For episode 21 of The Spirit Box we welcome Elise Oursa. Elise is a card reader, craniosacral therapist, practicing witch and creator of The Blood & Ink Tarot. Her magical practice, rooted in traditional witchcraft focuses on personal sovereignty coupled with an evolving relationship with land and spirit. She is currently producing a body of work on her research and magical journey over the past 7 years with Gloucestershire cunning woman Ellen Hayward (d 1911), one of the last women in Gloucestershire to be tried for witchcraft.    Her witchcraft, largely solitary & spirit based, has evolved through her experience as a therapist. She is guided by her work with Hekate, her connection to the chthonic currents of the British landscape and a deep reverence for those who have come before. She teaches on the tarot and designs individual bespoke rituals for transformation and empowerment. items.  She runs Coffee And Cards a free daily morning Tarot practice on zoom for tarot readers of all abilities.  She hosts a monthly fortune telling Salon on zoom, Le Salon De La Fortune. Next date Saturday June 27  She recently presented an online lecture entitled ‘My Secrets of Spellcrafting’ which she is hoping to expand into a series of lectures.   SHOW NOTES:  http://www.eliseoursa.com  https://www.instagram.com/eliseoursa/  http://www.eliseoursa.com/coffee-cards/      KEEP IN TOUCH?  TWITTER - https://twitter.com/spiritbox3  SUPPORT - https://www.patreon.com/spiritbox  Music by Obliqka
59:05
June 17, 2020
#20 / Hellier Trilogue with Lonnie Scott, Marco Visconti and Darragh Mason Field.
A great line up the first Spirit Box Trialogue, we welcome back Marco Visconti and welcome Lonnie Scott for a discussion on Hellier.   Marco has been on the show before explaining the Thelemic significance of Pan and The Star Sapphire ritual outlined at end of season 2 and professional hypnotist Lonnie appeared in the show in season 2 carrying out some exploratory hypnosis experiments with the Hellier team.   Show notes:  Marco Visconti's links:  “Hellier to Heliopolis” - Fri, 12 June 2020 19:00 – 21:00 BST https://marcovisconti.us20.list-manage.com/track/click?u=eed45718599969d31bc1b4a0b&id=6ea2dad8d6&e=9e53821f4f  https://twitter.com/azrael2393  http://www.marcovisconti.org  https://www.patreon.com/marcovisconti   You can find Lonnie Scott here:  https://www.patreon.com/weirdwebradio   https://www.facebook.com/weirdwebradio/?fref=nf  http://weirdwebradio.com  https://twitter.com/lonnie_scott   Keep in touch? TWITTER - https://twitter.com/spiritbox3 SUPPORT - https://www.patreon.com/spiritbox Music by Obliqka
1:08:27
June 3, 2020
#19 / Morgan Daimler on 'The Good People', real Fairy experiences, fairy Lovers and possession.
Firstly, they are called 'The Good People' now that we've got that out of the way please welcome author Morgan Daimler.   Morgan has been a practicing witch since the 1990's and studying Irish folklore and mythology since the mid-90's. Growing up around the Irish-American diaspora contributed to this interest which came to include other Celtic language speaking cultures, such as Scottish and Welsh, and eventually the more loosely connected Norse, with a focus on folklore relating to fairies. Morgan began teaching and writing about fairies in the early 2000's and has presented workshops on related topics in the United States and Ireland as well as presenting as an independent scholar at the University of Ohio's 'Fairies and the Fantastic' conference in 2019.   I got huge amount out of this conversation, and I'm very grateful to Morgan for her openness and for sharing the wisdom and knowledge she's gained researching and engaging with this subject matter. It brought the phenomena of Jinn and 'The Good people' a lot closer for me. In fact it's really solidified what I already suspected in that this is a phenomena that communicates using the symbols that are culturally relevant to the witness. We even had the classic technical problems when discussing how dangerous these entities are which is essentially a paranormal badge of honour and a clear indication that we were in the right territory.   If you have your own experiences be sure to leave them in the comments below or reach out to me.    Show notes:   https://twitter.com/morgandaimler?lang=en https://www.amazon.co.uk/Morgan-Daimler/e/B0047QW0WY https://www.facebook.com/Morgandaimler/ https://lairbhan.blogspot.com    Keep in touch? TWITTER - https://twitter.com/spiritbox3 SUPPORT - https://www.patreon.com/spiritbox PODCAST - https://anchor.fm/spirit-box Music by Obliqka
1:38:31
May 27, 2020
#18 / Dana Fox - Scryptid: The Ultraterrestrial Word. Non-terrestrial writing, UFO's, Phantom Airships and Utsuro Bune
Dana Fox is a trainee Gestalt psychotherapist, a practicing Magickian most notably in visionary magic.  He’s been drawn to the subject of UFO’s and the paranormal for as long as he can remember.   In the this episode Dana talks about Non-terrestrial writing/communication. Things seen on the exterior and interior of witnessed alien craft; writing which has been the result of possession; and so-called automatic writing and channelled texts. Our use of written language sets humans apart from many of the other beings on earth. It is also apparent the we share this method of communication with the ultraterrestrial intelligences who come here still.    As if that’s not enough we talk phantom airships, Kenneth Arnold, Black Triangles and  Ghost rockets. Plus the incredible link he has made between Rendleshem forest and an incident in Utsuro Bune in 1830.    Show notes:  Scryptid: The Ultraterrestrial Word. https://www.facebook.com/events/2352899085019612/ Utsuro Bune: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utsuro-bune Keep in touch?  TWITTER - https://twitter.com/spiritbox3   SUPPORT - https://www.patreon.com/spiritbox PODCAST - https://anchor.fm/spirit-box    VOICEMAIL - https://anchor.fm/spirit-box/message.  Music by Obliqka
1:01:21
May 19, 2020
#17 / Thirteen types of Jinn
In response to a subscriber comment this week we go back to the roots of the Spirit Box podcast for some good ol' Jinn Lore and list the 13 most common types of Jinn. I've pulled this together from a number of online sources so if you know of any I missed that would be make interesting reading by all means let me know by leaving a message for me here https://anchor.fm/spirit-box/message.   Show notes: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jinn  https://cryptidz.fandom.com/wiki/List...  https://jinn.fandom.com Keep in touch? TWITTER - https://twitter.com/spiritbox3  SUPPORT - https://www.patreon.com/spiritbox PODCAST - https://anchor.fm/spirit-box Music by Obliqka
39:24
May 13, 2020
#16 / Tommie kelly on The Forty Servants, Hypersigils, Creativity and Art.
For episode #16 we welcome Tommie Kelly to the show. Tommie is an Irish artist and writer who has had a lifelong interest in all things Occult and Spirituality. He makes comics, videos, podcasts and very occasional blog posts, and is probably best known for his oracle deck The Forty Servants.   We discuss, the effects of the Great famine and conservative Catholicism of the Irish psyche. We talk Hypersigils, Chaos Magick and art.  The creative process and its impact on mental health and the process of a success being rooted in letting go of the outcome.    All artwork featured in this video is the copyright of Tommie Kelly.   Show notes:  Tommie's website:  http://AdventuresInWooWoo.com  Tommie's twitter: https://twitter.com/TommieKelly  Tommie's Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/tommiekelly  The Forty Servants: https://www.adventuresinwoowoo.com/thefortyservants/   Keep in touch?  TWITTER - https://twitter.com/spiritbox3  SUPPORT - https://www.patreon.com/spiritbox  PODCAST - https://anchor.fm/spirit-box  Music by Obliqka
1:10:35
May 6, 2020
#15 / Jonah Locksley on angels that rule the ages, demons & mob thought
Jonah Locksley is a cultural historian. He runs The Thinker's Garden and Godfrey's Almanack, blogs that focus on the overlooked and outré aspects of literature, art, and history.   He joins us today discussing Angels and spirits that rule over nations, organisations and ages. We discuss which comes first, the spirit or the organisation and the currency involved in relationships between the group and spirit.   Show notes:  Find Jonah on twitter: https://twitter.com/IonasLoxias https://twitter.com/ThinkersGarden https://twitter.com/godfreyalmanack   Jonah's blogs: http://www.thethinkersgarden.com https://godfreysalmanack.org   Keep in touch? TWITTER - https://twitter.com/spiritbox3 SUPPORT - https://www.patreon.com/spiritbox PODCAST - https://anchor.fm/spirit-box  Music by Obliqka
1:13:37
April 29, 2020
#14 / Phil Hine on possession, overshadowing, channelling, Kali and Baphomet.
For Episode #14 we welcome a very special guest to the Spirit Box in the form of the brilliant Phil Hine. Phil is an Occultist of repute, an author and historian and most notably known for his contribution to Chaos Magick. Over the hour we cover ritual Possession and overshadowing, Phil's personal experiences with Kali and of being possessed by Baphomet.  We discuss channelling, spiritualism as subsets of possession and some interesting experiences with theatrical improv.    #spiritbox #philhine #possession #occult   Show notes:  Hine's Varieties -https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/193515076... Phil's blog - http://enfolding.org Phil's Twitter - https://twitter.com/PhilH86835657    Image credits:  Portrait of Phil by Asa Medhurst  Sculpture photos by Maria Strutz  Skull cap photo by Darragh Mason Field   Keep in touch?  TWITTER - https://twitter.com/spiritbox3 SUPPORT - https://www.patreon.com/spiritbox YOUTUBE - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCe7wDjqjIVyFDS9bxm1esBA/  Music by Obliqka
52:53
April 22, 2020
#13 / Marco Visconti on Hellier Season 2, Ultraterrestrials, UFOnauts, Thelema, and The Star Sapphire.
Episode #13 and Marco Visconti is back and sharing some mind bending esoteric knowledge in this video.  We discuss Ultraterrestrials, UFOnauts, Thelema, and how to unlock the secret at the end of #Hellier Season Two: the Star Sapphire. Marco is a London-based antiques and rare book trader. He is also consultant, a lecturer, music producer, DJ and of course a Thelemite and Freemason. He has been a member of the international esoteric community for over two decades, receiving initiation into the A∴A∴, Choronzon Club, and Ordo Templi Orientis.  We discuss the entity Lam, Crowley, Kenneth Grant, Working with the spirits, the Goetia, Crossing the Abyss and Aeonics as well as looking at some of the core components of Thelema. You can find out more about Marco on his website, his Patreon and his YouTube channel. http://www.marcovisconti.org  https://www.patreon.com/marcovisconti (highly recommend) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwMJrmbYkOucAa2wKkHgRwA #hellier #thelema #spiritbox #UFOnauts Want to support the podcast? You can follow me on Twitter or support on Patreon. Music by Obliqka
1:25:42
April 15, 2020
#12 / The Djinn and the Fairies.
Episode #12, Spend Good Friday with the Good People! It's back to the Djinn and Fairies! Are they the same? In this episode I look at their origins myths, their similarities and the core differences and I discuss what the societal / cultural function they serve. Source materials:  British Fairies by John Kruse    Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms, and Superstitions of Ireland Paperback – by Lady Francesca Speranza Wilde https://twitter.com/spiritbox3 Music by Obliqka
28:06
April 10, 2020
#11 / Marco Visconti, LAM, Crowley, Kenneth Grant, Crossing the Abyss, Aeonics & working with the spirits
Episode #11 we are joined by the the Once & Future Black Prince of Kennington himself, Marco Visconti!  Marco is a London-based antiques and rare book trader. He is also consultant, a lecturer, music producer, DJ and of course a Thelemite and Freemason. He has been a member of the international esoteric community for over two decades, receiving initiation into the A∴A∴, Choronzon Club, and Ordo Templi Orientis.  We discuss the entity Lam, Crowley, Kenneth Grant, Working with the spirits, the Goetia, Crossing the Abyss and Aeonics as well as looking at some of the core components of Thelema.   You can find out more about Marco on his website, his Patreon and his YouTube channel.   http://www.marcovisconti.org  https://www.patreon.com/marcovisconti  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwMJrmbYkOucAa2wKkHgRwA Twitter Music by Obliqka
56:30
April 6, 2020
#10 / Incubi, Archons, Aleister Crowley & Isaac Luria with demonologist Nathaniel Gillis.
For Episode #10 we welcome Nathaniel Gillis back on Spirit Box with reflections on his recent research.  Picking up on where we left off last time we discuss Eros and Evil, the physical marks left on Witches and possessed from their interactions with demonic through to Aleister Crowley's Aiwass and the connection to Isacc Luria.   Nathaniel Gillis is a religious demonologist and author. After living in a haunted house, Nathaniel spent 20 years researching what it was he encountered. Nathaniel is the founder of Preternatural Epiphenomenal Philosophy.   Show notes: Nathaniel Gillis instagram njgillis.com Music by Obliqka - https://soundcloud.com/obliqka
59:27
April 4, 2020
#09 / Demonologist Nathaniel Gillis on 'Dybbuk boxes, unclean spirits & blood sacrifice'
Episode #9 . Spirit Box is joined by Nathaniel Gillis a religious demonologist and author. After living in a haunted house, Nathaniel spent 20 years researching what it was he encountered. Nathaniel is the founder of Preternatural Epiphenomenal Philosophy.  Nathaniel has sought to redefine the nature of haunting phenomena, ghosts and high strangeness. He' often quoted for his concept of the demonic. 'The reason they are playing by different rules is because they are playing a different game'.   A very enjoyable discussion in which we explored the very nature of what may be happening during possession and what the various motivations for such attacks and intrusions may be. Show notes: Nathaniel Gillis instagram njgillis.com Music by Obliqka - https://soundcloud.com/obliqka
59:04
April 2, 2020
#08 / 'Waswas' the whisperings of demons
Episode 8. For the title of this lecture I’ve used the Islamic term ‘Waswas’ in place of Christian term ‘Obsession’ to describe the experience itself but used the Christian / Western term ‘Demons’ in place of Djinns to illustrate the universal aspect of this experience. Please note this is not to diminish either faith it’s simply that the parallels offer a good reference point for my listeners.  I would ask for the duration of this podcast to park your assumptions and keep an open mind as we explore this subject.   There are some very obvious parallels between Waswas and mental health problems. I'm not suggesting that mental health problems are all Waswas, that is clearly not the case.  I do suggest the sources may not all be internal. Either way if you are experiencing some of the symptoms described in this podcast go and see both a mental health professional and seek spiritual guidance.    Sources: Original video: https://youtu.be/U79YMKWu_3w 'Miracles and the Miraculous in Medieval Germanic and Latin Literature' edited by K.E. Olsen, A. Harbus and T. Hofstra 'Il combattimento spirituale’ Lorenzo Scupoli   'Spiritual Experiences', 'Secrets of Heaven', both by Emanuel Swedenborg, 'The Mirror Of Perfection' by Brother Leo of Assisi.   Links: https://www.islamicboard.com/manners-and-purification-of-the-soul/134304731-overcome-waswas-shaythans-whispers-worship.html https://thejosephplan.org/symptoms-of-demonic-influence-or-attack/  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emanuel_Swedenborg http://www.keyholejourney.com Jerry Marzinsky http://catholicharboroffaithandmorals.com/St.%20Francis%20of%20Assisi%20and%20the%20Devil.html    Music by Obliqka - https://soundcloud.com/obliqka
29:25
March 31, 2020
#07 / The Dark Horseman and The Fairy Wind
Episode 7. This podcast is made up of two recordings, the Dark horseman and the Fairy wind.  The Dark horseman covers two stories from Lady Wilde's book 'Ancient legends of Ireland'. These stories feature the common themes of the 'Dark horseman' trickster that leads the protagonist awry and is quite unnecessarily cruel and spiteful on travellers he meets along the road. The stories include the visit to the fairy palace and all its beauty and joy and then things take a darker turn and the human visitor gets an unpleasant supernatural brush with death.  The stories propose that the reason for this unnecessary cruelty is a grudge the fairy folk have against humanity, much like the Djinn. I then breifly discuss the startlingly similar origin myths of the Fairies and Djinn. The Fairy wind refers to a method of travel employed by the fairies and how if one is stuck by the wind, you are not long for this world. The interesting point here is the Jinn are famously associated with wind, being born of the scoring wind of the desert and travelling via it across great distances. Another remarkable similarity between  jinn and fairies. The interviews with Marco Visconti are coming soon to the podcast but are already available on my YouTube channel: Marco's first appearance https://youtu.be/zL5m1txHAAI Marco's second appearance  https://youtu.be/aRUWszmh_GM  Music by Obliqka - https://soundcloud.com/obliqka
29:15
March 29, 2020
#06 / The mythic geography of the northern polar regions & the lost book of Inventio Fortunata
Episode 6. The idea that there must be a large mountain of lodestone called Rupes Nigra at the North Pole to account for the earth's magnetism goes back to at least the 13th century, not long after the invention of the compass.  It was held to be surrounded by four islands with inward- flowing rivers, great mountains and inhabited by Pygmies. The source of this mythical polar geography is a lost work by an unknown author of the 14th century. The book was called the 'Inventio fortunata'.  The book is said to be a travelogue written by a 14th century Franciscan friar from England who travelled the North Atlantic region in the early 1360s,  conducting business on behalf of the King Edward III. He described what he found on his first journey to the islands beyond 54 degrees north in a book, "Inventio Fortunata", which he presented to the King. The geography attributed to it described bear remarkable resemblances to Hindu, Islamic and Buddhist cosmologies. The description dominated the depiction of the Polar regions on European maps with up to the 1700s, yet we know almost nothing about the contents of the book save a summary in a second text, the "Itinerarium," written by a Dutch traveller named Jacobus Cnoyen. By the late 16th century, even Cnoyen's text was missing, so most of what we know of the contents of the "Inventio Fortunata", other than its use on maps, is found in a letter from the Flemish cartographer Gerardus Mercator to the Anglo-Welsh astrologer and occultist John Dee dated April 20, 1577. Dr John Sources:   Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rupes_N..., http://enacademic.com/dic.nsf/enwiki/...   Chet Van Duzer - https://stanford.academia.edu/ChetVan...  'The Mythic Geography of the Northern Polar Regions: Inventio fortunata and Buddhist Cosmology' Music by Obliqka - https://soundcloud.com/obliqka
29:51
March 28, 2020
#05 / 'Living with Djinns - Understanding and Dealing with the Invisible in Cairo'
Episode #5 is A reading from the book 'Living with Djinns - Understanding and Dealing with the Invisible in Cairo' by anthropologist Barbara Drieskens.  This book explores the importance of storytelling in Egyptian society and recounts first-hand experiences of djinns.    A unique ethnographic study, it investigates possession, manifestations, and concepts of person and space.  The djinn is an invisible spirit with a will of its own that may lurk at the bottom of your teacup or seep through your pores to possess you; they  have long been an explanation for illness and misfortune or an excuse for unconventional behavior.   Barbara Drieskens is an urban anthropologist and an assistant visiting professor at the American University of Beirut. https://saqibooks.com/author/drieskens-barbara/ Music by Obliqka - https://soundcloud.com/obliqka
26:45
March 28, 2020
#04 / Dr Robert Alcorn 'spirit intrusion, the Jinn & healing'
Dr Robert Alcorn  is an Author, a Psychiatrist, a shamanic practitioner and energy healer.  Over this hour we spoke about his journey Psychiatrist Toward Spiritual Healer and Shamanism. The personal experiences that drove this development and the healing techniques from Shamanism that exposed Dr Alcorn to how the spirit world is interacting with the human world on an industrial level.   We discussed the nature of schizophrenia, waswas and the energy drain associated with spirit attachment.   This of course brings us to the Djinn and in Dr Alcorn’s own words the ‘woowoo’ experiences he had with the Jinn during shamanic journeying. But also his clinical experiences of working with clients under attack from the Djinn.  We spoke about what they are? And interestingly how they are ‘not’ demons but in fact elemental beings.   The previously mentioned show on the Catholic view on Spiritual Warfare and degrees of Demonic possession got bumped for this show but will be up soon. Dr Alcorn’s work can be found at his website http://www.dralcorn.us Music by Obliqka - https://soundcloud.com/obliqka 
1:06:21
March 27, 2020
#03 / The Aghori, India's cannibal holy men
I first gave this lecture at Treadwells Occult bookshop in London. It documents my experiences photographing the Aghori while working as a photographer travelling around India. The Aghori are a Shaivite sect who practice cannibalism and commit profane acts living in and around the spiritual capital of India - the ancient northern Indian city of Varanasi where I spent two weeks tracking them down to shoot the work referenced in this podcast. The Aghori believe that nothing is blasphemous or independent from God. The Aghoris are distinct from other Hindu sects and Sadu’s (priests) by their alcoholic and cannibalistic ceremonies. Skulls and other human bones are obtained from the cremation grounds and used due to having life-force which they believe can be harnessed for ritual purposes. They are also alleged to pull bodies from the river Ganges, which are then eaten.  They do things which a common man finds to be terrifying, so they overcome fears by facing them and acting out horrors, since they do it regularly it is a common thing for them. They have been known to consume human flesh and human waste and use alcohol and drugs as part of their religious practice. It is said that they are crazy or ‘God-possessed’. They call this transcending of boundaries; ‘Non-discrimination’. It’s worth orientating westerner occultists. These Sadhu’s are Left hand path in their ritual practices but the outcome of these rituals is not necessarily designed to attain a dark outcome. "Ordinary morality is only for ordinary people." — Aleister Crowley The YouTube video  - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_y2aC2Fqis To see the photographic essay - https://www.darraghmasonfield.com/index/G0000qURq7lptH_8 Music by Obliqka - https://soundcloud.com/obliqka The Mirror -  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/pictured-aghori-cannibals-who-drink-3223085
21:26
March 24, 2020
#02 / Interview with the Jinn - The Red King's daughter.
In 2002, an article appeared on an Arabic Internet web site that purported to be an interview with a female jinn who had possessed a human being. The article was written by a 'Mr. Abdalrazzak'. The interview is set in Damascus, Syria, and includes discussion of jinn kingdoms and the phenomenon of jinn possession. The article consists of various conversations between the author and his paternal grandmother, Husna Khanum, which took place, as he put it, 'when I was quite young'. The dialogues were not literally with his grandmother, he says, but rather with the jinn that had possessed her. The spirit had taken possession of her many years before, during the French occupation of Syria in 1920, when the constantly exploding shells had caused her psychological trauma’s and opened her to jinn possession. The manifestations of the female jinn would come and go, depending on circumstances, over the years. At times, Husna Khanum would seem totally normal; at others, the personality of the jinn would take over. The writer's discussions with his possessed grandmother are recounted in this episode. Music by Obliqka - https://soundcloud.com/obliqka https://paranormalis.com/threads/interview-with-a-syrian-jinn-legends-of-the-fire-spirits.7961/ 
11:49
March 23, 2020
#01 / Who are the Jinn?
Welcome to the Spirit Box podcast, a podcast exploring folklore, magick and the spirit world. Originally a video of a lecture I did at the world famous Treadwell's bookshop in London, covering my photo documentary work on belief in the Jinn or Djinn in Delhi India. This show explains the origin of the Jinn, their history and who the major figures are in Jinn mythos.   Sources and further reading: 'Legends of the fire spirits' by Robert Lebling. 'One thousand and one nights' by Robert Irwin. For the full video visit this link https://youtu.be/RUv6Mo3jqFI. To see the photographic essay https://www.darraghmasonfield.com/index/G0000VFRBfQCfShI Music by Obliqka https://soundcloud.com/obliqka 
21:59
March 22, 2020