Author Archives: Josephine McCarthy

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heads up for Quareia book buyers…. News, and the lowering of prices

When we first brought out the Quareia paperback workbooks, I had no idea what the hell I was doing. Fortunately, I have learned quite a bit about books and publishing since that point. So we have been smartening up the … Continue reading

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Nov 17-19th Online silent auction fundraiser on Facebook for Quareia

On the Quareia public Facebook page, on Friday 17th of Nov at 2pm  (UTC London time) we are holding a silent auction to raise funds for the reprinting of the LXXXI Quareia Magicians Deck. It will end on Sunday 19th … Continue reading

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We are crowdfunding for the second edition of The LXXXI Quareia Magicians Deck – want to help?

As many of you will know, Quareia is a free magical training school, and we also produce some magical books at normal cost price. We do a lot of work for free, and we work very hard to ensure anything … Continue reading

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Quareia and Kabbalah, and the Curious case of not knowing…..

Recently it came to my attention that a pair of leaders of a commercial magical temple had put up a blog post on the stance of Quareia and Kabbalah. I found it sad, misleading, and it brought many things into … Continue reading

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Approaching the Magical Book of Gates

I thought it timely to introduce the Book of Gates: the mystical initiatory text of the Underworld and stars from Ancient Egypt.  The Book of Gates is a complex, enigmatic and coded book that acts as a signpost and guide … Continue reading

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A prayer for our time

At a time when such madness, destruction and fire is around us, it can be overwhelming. Heat waves, vast fires, stupid leaders threatening each other, deep corruption, and violence seem to stalk every headline. At times like this, the magician … Continue reading

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Occult of Personality Podcast with Josephine McCarthy

For those interested in hearing my incoherent ramblings (it had been a very long day), here I am talking with Greg Kaminsky and Gnothi Seauton, accompanied by the Quareia editor Michael Sheppard…. Occult of Personality Quareia episode

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