A Meditation on Chaos

The Blog of Baphomet

The relationship of mindfulness meditation and ritual practice is something that we’ve written about before in this blog. In terms of the chaos magick style, mindfulness can be imagined as being the ‘Ninth Gate’, the vacuity of Kia in the centre of the chaosphere. It is the still point in the circle of chaos, the moment before a decision is made to move outwards along one of the innumerable arrows of possibilty (though, to save ink, typically only eight rays are shown) and into a particular paradigm (or behaviour).

Chaos magick often seeks to deliberately throw us off balance (by asking us to enter into novel belief structures, by stirring the cauldron of the unconscious, and occasionally by doing bat-shit crazy practices) and so having a psychic place that we can return to and be still in is very valuable.

Mindfulness itself is also a process, and there are various…

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~ by Sable Aradia on January 18, 2014.

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