The Gardenian Book of Shadows 15 The Eightfold Way. (1953)

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Eightfold Path or Ways to the Centre.
1 Meditation or Concentration. This in practice means forming a mental image of what is desired, and forcing
yourself to see that it is fulfilled, with the fierce belief and knowledge that it can and will be fulfilled, and that
you will go on willing till you force it to be fulfilled. Called for short, “Intent”
2 Trance, projection of the Astral.
3 Rites, Chants, Spells, Runes, Charms, etc.
4 Incense, Drugs, Wine, etc., whatever is used to release the Spirit. (Note. One must be very careful about this.
Incense is usually harmless, but you must be careful. If it has bad aftereffects, reduce the amount used, or the
duration of the time it is inhaled. Drugs are very dangerous if taken to excess, but it must be remembered that
there are drugs that are absolutely harmless, though people talk of them with bated breath, but Hemp is
especially dangerous, because it unlocks the inner eye swiftly and easily, so one is tempted to use it more and more.
If it is used at all, it must be with the strictest precautions, to see that the person who uses it has no control over
the supply. This should be doled out by some responsible person, and the supply strictly limited.)
5 The Dance, and kindred practices.
6 Blood control (the Cords), Breath Control, and kindred practices.
7 The Scourge.
8 The Great Rite.
These are all the ways. You may combine many of them into the one experiment, the more the better.