Pro tip: if you don’t know anything about magick whatsoever (which is absolutely fine! We were all there once) then we can help you best if you focus on the goal/s you hope to achieve from learning magick - scattershot questions about different techniques, like chakras, how to summon demons, cast spells, etc., tend to be the type of things it would honestly take a book to answer - and may not get you closer to your goal!
By all means research these using the Search function, and of course, normal search engines, but it helps members here to help you, if you try to keep things a bit focused and specific.
Magick is about results, and staying focused on those might save you time and feeling overwhelmed, especially when it comes to the different methods used to contact spirits or build personal power.
This has come up a few times in recent weeks so I’m posting this, not as a “Rule” or anything, just a friendly guideline to help people get the targeted help they need.
Some other useful things:
✦ there’s no rule on here against “thread necromancy” (finding a really old topic, and replying to it to ask a question or make a comment), so if you find a post from maybe 2012 using Search and want to reply, go for it - there’s some really good stuff buried away!
✦ the older posts on this forum aren’t an infallible and complete guide to magick, so unlike some other forums, we don’t expect you to have read them all and verified that there’s nothing remotely like your question before asking.
However, using the Search function is advised, because it will save you time, and also, the number of people who will be logging in at any one time and have nothing better to do than reply in depth, when they’ve probably already posted their amazing experiences (and answered follow-up questions) and don’t wish to repeat themselves, will be smaller than the combined mass of topics covered here over several years, so don’t miss out by not using it!
✦ if someone posted something cool and you need to know more, click on their membername to see their profile, and find out when they last logged in - if they haven’t been online for weeks or even months, they may not see your question, but hopefully someone else will respond in a helpful way. Just a tip there to avoid hurt feelings!
✦ All forums thrive on new members and the enthusiasm that you bring, your voice is welcome and your eagerness to learn is respected, so if in doubt - ASK - post in this section, New Magician Help or if you want, PM me to find out where to post something, or post a reply to this thread - I’ll reply as soon as I can.
I don’t offer any paid magickal services whatsoever, and don’t usually have time to take on magickal projects for free (I have a life!), but I can usually direct you to a thread or other resource that might help, and other members may have some helpful suggestions as well.
Finally, if in doubt, hire a pro! Look on BecomeALivingGod.com, under Rituals & Consultations.
Or view the Program Catalog for in-depth magickal training and detailed instructional books and video courses.
Hope this helps, and avoids anyone feeling put upon (older members) or put off (new people who join every day!).