Magical Mantle: How I Came To The Path Of Conjure

I came to the path of conjure due to playing guitar in a band with Trinidadian singer and hoodooist Earl Marlowe. When I first knew him, Earl looked to be in his early sixties (although he claimed to be 127). He was a very picturesque character.…

Black Animals & Summoning The Devil At Crossroads & Cemeteries

When you conduct magick to gain a given result, the most powerful places to do it are at a crossroads or cemetery. In old folklore, both European and in the American South, this typically involves calling upon Satan. Part and parcel of dealing…

The Graveyard Snake: “Ole Satan” And The Art Of Conjure

Root doctor Earl Marlowe, featured in my Doktor Snake's Voodoo Spellbook, always said the the most powerful place to perform sorcery is in the graveyard. One of the key entities involved in graveyard work is the Graveyard Snake. I remember…

The Devil In Old Time Conjure Lore

My sorcery mentor, Earl Marlowe, often used to talk about the Devil. In old time conjure lore, Satan was typically seen as a powerful conjurer, not to be messed with, but critical to call on to empower rituals. This was very much Earl’s…

Graveyard work – Conducting Conjuration in the Cemetery

Graveyard work is a very secretive, but extremely powerful way to conduct conjuration. It involves going to a cemetery to call on the spirits to help you in matters of the heart, money, luck or personal power. Although it might sound dark…