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The occult means knowledge of the hidden or paranormal and is often itself shrouded in mystery and rituals. Other rituals presented here form part of mysterious religions which are not widely understood in Western culture.

Hermitage Castle
17/01/2016Ghosts Occult
Hermitage Castle is one of the most creepiest locations I have visited. Its malevolent ambience a testament to the evil that took place here. The castle stands proud as the Guardhouse of the bloodiest valley in Britain.
Cardington Hangars
19/12/2013Ghosts Occult
Built in 1917, these two massive structures dominate the surrounding countryside. Now a decrepit, rusting hulk, hangar 1 is certainly showing its age, but hangar 2 was recently restored for use as a theatrical set by Warner Bros. You can gauge its enormity by the fact that Gotham City was constructed inside it for the films Batman Begins and The Dark Knight! Paul McCartney and Rod Stewart have both used its vast interior for concert rehearsals.
Want a thing long enough and you don'tChinese Proverb
Were J.R.R. Tolkien And C.S. Lewis Occultists?
J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis are two of the most influential fantasy authors of all time, and their novels are beloved across the world. However, several conspiracy theorists claim these two men were heavily involved in the occult and were priming their readers for a New World Order—the one conspiracy to rule them all.
The Case of Clairvius Narcisse
Clairvius Narcisse was a Haitian man said to have been turned into a living zombie by a bokor, or witch doctor. His story was the subject of a book, The Serpent and the Rainbow, and scientific investigation.
Halloween can be traced back to ancient Briton when the Celts celebrated their new year on November 1st. This day marked the end of summer and the harvest and the beginning of the dark, cold winter, a time of year that was often associated with human death.
Isaac Newtons Occult Studies
Isaac Newton (1643 - 1727), the noted British scientist and mathematician, wrote many works that would now be classified as occult studies. These occult works explored chronology, alchemy, and Biblical interpretation especially of the Apocalypse.
The word Alchemy comes from the Arabic al-kimia and refers to an early form of science which involves the investigation of nature and an early philosophical and spiritual discipline.
Plea for Witches to be Pardoned
Campaigners have submitted a petition to the Scottish Parliament calling for the last woman convicted under the Witchcraft Act to be pardoned.
Astrology is a group of systems, traditions, and beliefs in which knowledge of the relative positions of celestial bodies and related details is held to be useful in understanding, interpreting, and organizing information about personality, human affairs, and other terrestrial matters.
Voodoo is the westernisation of the religious tradition originating in West Africa, which became prominent in the New World due to the importation of African slaves. West African Vodun is the original form of the religion; Haitian Vodou and Louisiana Voodoo are its descendants in the New World.