MTV is reporting that legions of metalheads might have to switch up their number of the beast - from 666 to 616 - according to a recently found manuscript of Revelation. According to the article The recent 616 discovery, which was found in a collection of documents recovered in Egypt, isn't exactly a whole new revelation. While it dates back the furthest, other ancient … [Read more...]
Gematria involves calculating a numerical value for a word or phrase. In mystic traditions like Kabbalah, various value tables have been recorded that associate each Hebrew letter with its numeric counterpart (e.g. Aleph=1, Bet=2, Yud=10, etc). Read articles about gematria below.
Last month after I finished Lon Milo DuQuette's My Life With Spirits, I started another of his books, Angels, Demons and Gods of the New Millennium. It's a pretty good collection of magickal essays, but the one that caught my attention was based on Gematria. If you're not familiar with Gematria, according to tradition, God created everything through the 22 letters of the … [Read more...]