In many cultures Magick i
There are times in our lives when all externa within the Self. This is when we know we ar
NOX – a night soul-journey is an intensive one-day workshop and ritual. Within a Zikr-Circle we will explore the use of the NOX ritual as a doorway to Self Initiation, and examine the rite’s qabalah and the mythology of soul-journeys. The evening ritual provides a practicum of inner work that will be a step closer to a deeper level of experience. The NOX ritual is a unique form of magickal training, incorporating a fusion of Western Mystery Tradition techniques and Oriental Sufi practices. The NOX workshop and ritual covers the use of Sufi trance-dance and Arabic ‘zaar’ drum rhythms, blended with the practices of Thelemic Ritual Magick in the creation of sacredspace. Your trainer has more than 25 years’ practical experience in this ritual.
s the practice of working with the psychic reality
al wisdom fails and the only way forward is to discover a new path and new strengths re ready for change and we can confidently undertake the journey of Initiation.
What is the NOX meditation rite ?
Using an archetypal and poetic language of
The principal aim of the Nox meditation rite is to
ritual, we enlist the aid of Nox, the Goddess of
begin the work of exploring personal myth and
Night, to take us on a visionary journey. Nox is
vision. The practice helps to provide a method
the old Latin name for Night, the Ancient Greeks
of bringing about direct visionary experiences,
called her Nyx, while the Ancient Egyptians
which in time gradually reveal their symbolic
knew her as Nuit (pronounced ‘nu-ee’).
inner stories, our soul-stories and personal myth.
“I am the blue-lidded daughter of Sunset;
Using time-honoured methods of meditation, mantra, ritual and dance we begin to access the
I am the naked brilliance of the voluptuous night-sky.” Liber AL I.64
visions (living-dreams) expressed as a personal
The archetypal images of an ancient Mother
myth. The practise is designed to help provoke
Goddess represent an animating psychic energy
the unconscious and unlived parts of ourselves
from which we may seek the source of the
and draw us closer to a personal experience of
Creative in our psyche (soul). Using myth as our
the psychic reality. By ritualising the practise we
passport, we enter Her nocturnal world of the
move into the realm of archetypal myth, which
ancient and sacred (the Collective Unconscious)
can provide a more conscious way of connecting
in an effort to open visions (dreams) and their
to the symbolic significance of our visions.
neglected gifts into our conscious mind.
NEXT NOX workshop and ritual Dates get announced on our website and Facebook Page (see below) Fees: range from $80 depending on whether ritual-workshops are 1–2 days.
Witch Camp Australia and the Witches Workshop are a teaching and training model developed with the intention of broadening your experience of the many varieties of witchcraft and magick. Our
Tim Hartridge has been a practicing Witch since his early teens, and became involved in coven-based Witchcraft in 1973. An active Pagan advocate, Tim is a contributing author to several Australian books on Witchcraft. Since relocating to Sydney from Adelaide in
Witch Camps and Workshops are an
1984 he helped found the Dark Circle
amazing opportunity to actively involve
Collective and designed the NOX ritual
yourself in helping to develop the local
practices. He has developed many public and private retreats, workshops
pagan community, while gaining personal
and two Australian Pagan online
skills and competency in magickal practices.
communities. Tori Collins grew up near
We invite you to join us for this unique experiential workshop and introduction
Glastonbury, the spiritual heart of the UK, and has been practicing earthbased magick since she was 19. She has
to contemporary and traditional magickal
always had a passion for the Healing
Arts. Tori has worked closely with Tim for several years. An initiated coven member of Dark Circle she holds a
key role in organising and assisting with workshops and retreats.
NOX - a night soul-journey. An exploratory workshop and ritual fusion of Thelemic Ritual Magick and Sufi trance-dance.