Occult Studies


What Indigenous Cultures Believed About Solar Eclipses

We’ve already talked a couple of times about how different cultures and ancient civilizations viewed solar eclipses. However, this is just such a fascinating topic that I just had to touch on it one more time. And today, it’s all about indigenous cultures. It’s no secret that indigenous cultures worldwide are mostly spiritual groups of…
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What the Mayans Believed About Solar Eclipses 

We’ve already talked about the importance of solar eclipses in different cultures. From what ancient civilizations believed about them, to their spiritual importance. However, there’s one ancient culture that had particularly interesting beliefs regarding this celestial phenomenon – the Mayans of ancient Mesoamerica. So, in this comprehensive exploration, we will delve into the fascinating world…
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Our Final Discussion on the Quest for Immortality: Gilgamesh and His Search for the Plant of Immortality

Today, we are ending our series on the hunt for immortality with one of my favorite tales, the story of Gilgamesh and his hunt for the plant of immortality. Gilgamesh is one of the most interesting ancient rulers (as far as lore is concerned) in my opinion because he first, may or may not have…
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More on the Insatiable Hunt for Immortality: The Story of the Search for Shambhala and Where to Travel to Follow the Steps

We continue our conversation on immortality here today on Malorie’s Adventures as we discuss the search for Shambhala, a mythical kingdom mentioned in old Tibetan Buddhist lore and the places you can travel to in your own hunt to follow the trail. Even to this day, many believe that Shambhala is a hidden, mystical realm…
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History, Mystery, and The Search for Immortality: Travel Back in Time (and in the Present) to Learn About the Philosopher’s Stone

We’ve discussed the search for immortality several times this week with the Elixir of Immortality in China and the Fountain of Youth in the Americas. But what about one of the most famous searches for eternal life in the realm of alchemy? Yes, I’m talking about the Philosopher’s Stone. Even if you’ve only heard of…
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History, Mystery, and The Search for Immortality: Where to Travel to Discover the Secrets of the Fountain of Youth

Welcome back to our series on the search for immortality! If you haven’t ready about the Elixir of Immortality from Chinese legend, be sure to start on that article here. And today, I have a topic for you that is likely much more familiar here in the western world. It’s a topic that has fueled…
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History, Mystery, and The Search for Immortality: Where to Travel to Explore the Legend of the Elixir of Immortality

Throughout our history, humanity has had a bit of an… shall we say… obsession with immortality. We are programmed to fear the unknown from birth. We find our comfort in the familiar, so, perhaps, this is why death frightens us so much. Because of this fear, we’ve been known to take it too far in…
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Monsters Among Us: The History of the Occult and Supernatural

The world of the occult and supernatural has always fascinated and intrigued people throughout history. From ancient civilizations to modern times, tales of monsters, witches, and supernatural phenomena have captivated our imaginations. But why is this the case? And where did it all begin? Those are the questions that we want to tackle today. So,…
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The Seven Gates of Guinee

It’s likely that you haven’t heard about the Seven Gates of Guinee, and if you have, you’ve likely not experienced them in the way I’m going to discuss them here. The Gates of Guinee are the seven gates that lead to, well, Guinee, the voodoo underworld. Naturally, the locations of these gates are said to…
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The Enduring Legacy of the Knights Templar: Relevance in the Modern World

The Knights Templar, a medieval military order founded in the early 12th century, have captured the imaginations of people for centuries. It’s a topic that regularly emerges in the modern world of mysterious topics, so it’s something I’ve always believed to be relevant to my studies. Originally formed to protect Christian pilgrims traveling to the…
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