interest in magick and the occult was sparked by a series of psychic experiences
he had when he was five years old. He took up the study and practice of both
High Magick and Hoodoo while still a teenager, learning how ceremonial and folk
magick can work together to compliment each other. He worked under a private
teacher who taught him Golden Dawn derived rituals, which he would then use to
break the ice with root doctors at local conjure shops and botanicas.
his early 20ís he was initiated into a coven that practiced a non-wiccan style
of traditional Witchcraft. In 1993
he backpacked through
visiting Pagan sacred sites and attempting to contact the Old Gods in their own
is an initiate of the Ordo Templi Orientis, and in 1995 helped found Thelesis
chapter of that order. He still teaches and does ritual regularly with
years later he was initiated into the
and was eventually recognized as a Sovereign, the highest grade in that order.
He currently serves as the Magister of Old Snake Cabal, a group of
Thaumaturgists within the
. He is also an active member of the Terra Sancta Sangreal Sodality, which works
the Hermetic Magick of William Gray.
addition to being a western magician, Inominandum is also a Tantrika. He has
received initiation into the major schools of Tibetan Buddhism as well as Bon,
the indigenous pre-Buddhist religion of
. In order to deepen his knowledge of Himalayan Magick and Shamanism he lived in
in for six months. It was in
that he began to realize the common Sabbatic undercurrent between Tantra and
build upon the early lessons in Rootwork that he had as a teenager, Inominandum
makes regular trips to
, where he studies Hoodoo and Vodou. He is a recent graduate of a Hoodoo
Rootworking course taught by Catherine Yronwood the proprietor of Lucky Mojo.
Inominandum lives on the
with his wife and two pets where he operates as a Cunning Man and Rootdoctor,
doing readings and spell work for the public. He teaches a weekly meditation
class at a holistic center near his home, and gives lectures and workshops
throughout the area. He writes regularly for Behutet, an internationally
distributed journal of Thelemic Magick and Culture, and has contributed articles
to pagan sites such as Witchvox and Voice of the
the future he plans to focus on writing more books on practical Witchcraft and
Magick and to continue to travel to sacred power places.