Low Magick: It's All in Your Head ... You Just Have No Idea How Big Your Head Is

Low Magick: It's All in Your Head ... You Just Have No Idea How Big Your Head Is

by Lon Milo DuQuette


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ISBN-13: 9780738719245
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, LTD.
Publication date: 11/08/2010
Pages: 206
Sales rank: 297,128
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Lon Milo DuQuette (Costa Mesa, CA) is a preeminent esoteric scholar, singer-songwriter, and recording artist. The author of sixteen critically acclaimed books on magick and the occult, DuQuette is one of the most respected and entertaining writers and lecturers in the field of Western magick. Visit him online at www.londuquette.com.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix

Prologue Stories 1

0 First Let's Talk about Fear 5

1 The Dogma & Rituals of Low Magick: (Dogme et ritual de la bas magie) 9

2 The Formula of Solomon 19

3 The Law of Attraction, The Power of Intent & My Date with Linda Kaufman 31

4 Family Secrets 37

5 My Planetary Talismans 49

6 A Weekend Alone with the Spirits of the Tarot 57

7 A Midsummer Night's Curse 77

8 Astral Projection: Traveling in the Spirit Vision (or, Real Magicians Eat Quiche) 89

9 That's Not What Invocation Is About 105

10 ...And That's What Invocation Is All About! 109

11 Pop Goes Ganesha! 115

12 The Rabbi's Dilemma 133

13 The Exorcism of Our Lady of Sorrows 145

Epilogue: It's All in Your Head... You Just Have No Idea How Big Your Head Is 185

Appendix I My Brother Remembers Our Father 189

Appendix II Apostolic Succession 193

Bibliography 199

Index 201

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Low Magick: It's All in Your Head ... You Just Have No Idea How Big Your Head Is 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
quantumbutterfly on LibraryThing 8 months ago
I'm not much for ceremonialism, but I love LMD's books. Not only are the exceptional instruction manuals, they are also shot through with his great sense of humor and a very grounded sense of self. His first memoir, My Life with the Spirits, chronicles his life to the point of being a young magician. Low Magick picks up from that and covers his later life, including stories of exorcism, magical counseling for a rabbi, how to handle invocation, and why this may all indeed simply be in your head.I love his praise for the law of attraction, since I actually agree with him. All those pop psychology, new age authors are teaching people magick! I will add my issue with it: without the proper preparations, including self-examination, you can easily find yourself bogged down with more than you realize needs to be handled. That, and it also comes from a place of privilege, because it would take a generally prosperous, stable culture like ours to produce such a thing. If you think otherwise, remember the little children being assaulted in places like Somalia and ask yourself if they "deserve" it or somehow attracted it to themselves.In any case, this is certainly worth reading, especially if you want to see how magickal workings can impact an entire life.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Overall I liked the book. I enjoy the way Duquette tells his personal journey through magick in a series of memoirs. As a person who is just entering magick, it was nice to get a sense of what this may be like. I'm drawn to the procedural aspects of ceremonial magick but how it allows for creativity. The book helps show that.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was there go and read my bio i was a student im not the lone survivor
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Uh no. Im the only sole survivor from a difforent academy. It was destroyed in a time lapse. Along with my best friend
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Here it is. It opens tomorrow. It was suposed to open today but septimus heaps rper is at h sisters piano recital.