|Nearly every culture and civilization on Earth
has ancient legends and myths about dragons. These often winged
reptiles appear in many guises, including serpents, snakes and
worms. Even the science of geology has its own dragon myths: The Age
of Dinosaurs, when huge reptiles stalked the planet.
Repeated, persistent occurrence of this creature in ancient tales
throughout the world identifies dragons as universal symbols for the
primal powers of the planet. Their persistence in our modern world
hints that dragons are still with us. These creatures of ancient
legends are not only fanciful tales, but express in metaphor and
symbol an understanding of the nature of the forces that shape our
natural environment. They also are projections of instinctive primal
energies which well up from deep within the human psyche. In dreams,
dragons are classic manifestations of Jungian archetypes-symbols of
the deep, impersonal Collective Unconscious-the Intuitive Mind.
Myths About Dragons
In the Far East, dragons remain firmly rooted in culture. No
Oriental parade is complete without men dancing beneath a cloth
serpent. In China, Feng Shui is their ancient art and natural
science of sacred landscape design. Feng Shui means wind and water
because it deals with the intangible, invisible forces of the
environment which, like wind, can't be seen, and like water, can't
be grasped. In Feng Shui, Turquoise Dragon and White Tiger represent
the two primary polar forces in the land. Feng Shui's goal is to
guide human development on the land so as to not interfere with the
flows of energy that are Dragon and Tiger. Feng Shui's intent is to
determine the auspicious site where the energies of Dragon and Tiger
mix. The ideal is to harness the power of that auspicious point for
In the New World, too, reminders of dragons also persist. In
southern Ohio, a famous ancient earthwork depicts a serpent
swallowing an egg. In Central America are found Aztec and Mayan
legends of Quetzalcoatl, the feathered serpent. Seneca Indians of
the western Finger Lakes have an important legend about Bare Hill by
Canandaigua Lake that had a huge two-headed serpent under it. Their
neighbors, Onondaga Nation, remember in the Peacemaker Legend an
evil wizard Tadodaho who had snakes in his hair. He controlled
Onondaga Lake and was the last man to stand in the path of Peace. In
the Southwest's Painted Desert, every summer the Hopi Indians
perform their Snake Dance in which men dance with live snakes in
their mouths. One purpose of this ceremony is to bring rains to
ripen crops, and every year after this sacred ceremony, it rains.
In Europe, dragons abound in many traditional legends from the
Arctic Sea throughout the mainland to Mediterranean cultures of
Greece, Rome and Phoenicia. In Celtic Britain, King Arthur's father
was Uther Pendragon ("the great dragon"), and Merlin is associated
with dragons and sorcery. At England's Avebury is a huge megalithic
stonework in the shape of a serpent. One of the most vivid of these
European legends is a Scandanavian tale which states that a winged
serpent traveling through the heavens became tired and curled in a
ball to sleep. The Earth formed around the coiled ball of this
serpent, whose name is Ourobouros. The legend concludes with
the warning that someday the dragon will awaken and continue its
Modern America is perhaps the only culture on Earth lacking any
active dragon myths, although there are many dormant symbols of this
ancient understanding. Today in modern western culture, the
principal dragon myth seems to be the Hebrew tale of the serpent in
the Garden of Eden who seduced Eve and Adam to eat the fruit of the
Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil, resulting in their shame and
eviction from the Garden.
However, despite this neglect and bad press, dragons keep
cropping up in the modern Western world in bizarre ways. One is
persistent sightings of a serpent monster in Loch Ness in northeast
Scotland. Then there's Draco, the Dragon, coiled halfway round the
Pole Star, still shown on astronomical star charts. Another are
colorful colloquial sayings like "opening a can of worms."
Curiously, Kekule, a European pioneer in organic chemistry,
discovered the benzene ring's circular structure in a dream about a
snake eating its own tail.
In a bizarre twist, in recent years there's been stories of a
huge serpent in Lake Champlain between Vermont and New York. Its
earliest sighting was by the first white explorer in the region,
Samuel de Champlain, who wrote of it in his journal. Whether it's
organism or apparition is undetermined and unimportant. Locals give
it the affectionate name "Champie."
Power of the Earth Spirit
To a metaphorical mind, a Dragon is no mere creature, but a
symbol for the Earth's power as a whole, living being. This image
bestows personality and spirit on what science has reduced to mere
physical objects of matter. As a Dragon, the Earth is alive,
conscious and imbued with great power. What atom and molecule are to
physical science, Dragon is to a metaphysical conception of Nature
and the life that is the Earth. No scientist has ever seen an atom;
atoms are "invisible" to our physical eyes. Nor have I met anyone
who's seen a dragon. Nonetheless, both atom and dragon are useful
ideas to describe our world and the forces that shape it.
Earth as a whole, then, is Ourobouros, a Great Winged Serpent
coiled about itself. But any region of land can be presumed to
possess its own lesser dragon. To speak of dragons is a way to
describe Earth's power as manifested in the land.
Modern geophysical science tells us the planet is enfolded in a
own magnetic field within which flow vast electromagnetic currents
arising from entrapped solar radiation and impulses surging deep in
the Earth. Dragon is a concept to define how impulses of the
planetary energy field are stored up here and flow out there as
channels and pools of terrestrial electromagnetism. To see a dragon
is to perceive the channels of subtle natural energy at the planet's
surface. The dragon's body is defined by the physical features of
the land where these invisible telluric currents circulate and
It's important to realize the dragon is no mere object, idea or
collection of landscape features. Nor is it merely an energy flow in
the landscape. Each is but a representation for our own reve lation
to describe the living, vital spirit that inhabits and animates the
Natural World. This concept of Earth-as-Spirit is lost entirely to
modern technology and material philosophy that prevails and
dominates today. And the rapid destruction of ecosystems highlights
the dangers of this blind course. It's time for the modern mind to
rediscover the Dragon.
Fire and Water
A dragon unites the opposite qualities of primal natural energy
symbolized as Fire and Water. These two antagonistic forces are but
one of the many faces of the ancient Oriental Taoist symbol of Yin
and Yang. Fire and Water have an opposite and inimical relation to
each other; Fire is hot and goes up, while Water cools and flows
down. A dragon harmoniously combines these contrary forces in one
This alchemical union is most simply understood in the image that
dragons live in water and breathe fire. From another perspective,
dragons reportedly live in caves under mountains in underground
lakes. They guard gold, silver, crystals, and precious metals hidden
deep in the Earth. They also hoard virgins or guard eggs in a nest.
Although myths depict dragons of both genders, most often they are
female. These images provide clues to the nature and function of
dragons in the minds of ancient peoples.
Dragons control air, winds and weather. They control Fire
(lightning and mountains) and Water (streams, lakes and clouds), to
create rain and winds. In mythic tales they had wings and flew.
They're reported to cause storms and violent weather, but this is
only true when they're angry or disturbed. Normally they maintain a
climate favorable to life and living creatures.
Dragons also control regenerative vitality, or fertility. This
reproductive vitality results from the creative union of opposite
polarities of lifeforce. Hence their mythic association with
virgins-symbols of purity, fertility and procreative power. The
beneficial influence of the dragon is necessary for animals and
plants to be fertile. When natural energies flow harmoniously, then
the land is fertile as plants and animals reproduce and thrive in
healthy balance. If the dragon is disturbed, then the flow of
lifeforce is obstructed and perverted, bringing infertility and
Dragons also control wealth, represented as precious metals in
the Earth, especially Gold, Silver and Crystals. In many legends
this wealth is depicted as jewels and treasure hidden in a cave
guarded by a winged serpent. Gold and silver are not only precious
metals with monetary value, but are the purest energy conductors.
Jewels are Earth crystals which transmute energy much as
semiconductor crystals resonate and modulate electronic impulses.
The internal anatomy of the planet is a complex network of crystals
and veins of metal to transmit and resonate the impulses of cosmic
and terrestrial energy streams.
Dragons are associated with consciousness and awareness. They
depict the Unconscious-the deep powers embedded in the human Psyche.
As reptiles they symbolize a deep, ancient state of Mind in human
evolution. The clearest myth depicting this comes from India where
we find Kundalini, the coiled serpent power at the base of the spine
which can be trained to spiral upwards along the spinal column to
the brain. In the Iroquois Peacemaker Legend, the evil wizard
Tadodaho had snakes in his hair, symbolic of his twisted state of
mind, trapped in a lower, animalistic condition of instinctive
consciousness. Even the myth of Adam and Eve seduced into eating
fruit from the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil preserves this
association between serpents and consciousness. In ancient Greece,
Hermes (later the Roman Mercury) carried a winged staff with coiled
Dragons have an association with healing, too. Doctors still
retain the Hippocratic Oath and symbol: two coiled serpents
ascending a staff. And in the Old Testament, Moses raised up a staff
of serpents to remedy the sickness of the Israelites.
War between Man and Nature
Unfortunately European legends also include numerous tales of
dragon slayers. In Britain and across the English Channel on the
continent, St. Michael and St. George are the two most often
remembered of these dragon slayers. In Ireland, St. Patrick drove
snakes from the Emerald Island. Because of these ancient exploits,
dragons were vanquished from Europe's culture.
Legends of dragon killers in Europe point to an ancient time when
conflict erupted between Man and Nature, disrupting relations
between the power that is Earth and human culture. In the centuries
after this, European culture evolved in an unbalanced way, having
severed its connection to the living Earth power. The mentality this
divorce nurtured blossomed centuries later in the Industrial
Revolution and the emergence of physical science and mechanistic
technology as new ways were developed to harness and manipulate the
ancient powers of Fire and Water. Dragon were vanquished to myth and
fantasy as industrial civilization began its assault on Earth's
This split between Man and Nature accelerated since the birth of
Industry-a rift that now threatens the entire planet with
devastation and destruction. This inevitable confrontation between
Good and Evil was foreshadowed by the serpent's seduction in the
Garden of Eden.
The lack of dragon myths in modern American culture exactly
defines this broken relationship between Nature and human
civilization with its materialistic technologies. To the modern
American, dragons were slain or banished in ancient Europe. As a
European transplant into New World ecology and culture, modern
American culture has never truly connected with the spirit and
lifeforce of Turtle Island.
Return of the Dragon
To modern Westerners, to think seriously of dragons is quaint,
arcane and more than a little daft. In a world of atom bombs and
atom smashers, it's really an absurd fantasy to use this symbol to
explain the realities of Nature instead of the atoms, molecules and
chemicals of physical science.
However, my investigations into dowsing, Geomancy, Feng Shui,
macrobiotics, and meditative intuition hasn't destroyed all the
knowledge I gained from modern physical science. Quite the contrary,
my understanding has been greatly enhanced and given unexpected
depth. My predicament now is that in the ongoing war of Man against
Nature, I must side with Nature.
In trying to explain this children, I've found it simple to
explain that despite the best efforts of dragon killers, dragons
haven't become extinct. Some were slain, but many escaped by
becoming invisible and hiding deep in caves beneath the Earth. As a
result, no one has seen a dragon in 3000 years and most people don't
even remember how to see one. Because some things, such as dragons,
must be believed to be seen, while modern humans only believe what
they see. However, the dragons are still alive. Many are asleep,
much like animals, plants and insects which hibernate in the Earth
Seeking Dragons And Working With Them
Dragons have a wonderful power that is beyond our imagination.
Being a lover of Dragons working with them is quite an experience. Here I
will help guide you in to how to find them and work with them. If you are
familiar with any magickal workings you should know the fine line between
spell working with positive energy and negative energy that may fall back on
you. (You know the good ol’ 3 fold law) Any Magician knows what is in their
mind and heart and any negative energy is selfish and unjustified. There is
no “Black nor White” Magick. A good Magician knows the consequences of their
actions and knows themselves better anyone else and they have to be honest
with themselves about their intentions and purposes for using magick, more
so when using dragon magick.
In Dragon Magick you should not have any doubts lingering within
yourself as to ask help from these power creatures. Like other beings,
physical and nonphysical, dragons will take advantage of anyone who
vacillates in their commitment or if they are unclear about their intent.
There are dragons who are evil and distrust humans. That working with them
you need extra special care. Most dragons become evil when there is an
imbalance of energies, disruption of the powers flowing from the earth,
human to dragon and back again. To re-establish a positive flow of power,
they know that changes begin within themselves. A good example used is like
the ripples in a pond. When the self becomes becomes balanced, the immediate
atmosphere and community are affected. When community becomes balanced, it
spreads further and soon can take in the world. But as with all things, one
must desire change. This does not mean that you must be perfect to contact
and attract dragons. However if you desire to have a continued companionship
with them you must strive to better yourself.
Ok, you are probably saying, “How do I go about finding dragons?”
First you must learn as much about dragons and their magickal habits. Then
you look at your reasons for practicing magick with them. When you are
comfortable with this, you begin to build an atmosphere that will attract
the dragons. Perform certain actions that arouse their curiosity and they
will draw to you. Beam a mental welcome setting aside time and place to
communicate with them an the astral level through mental visualization and
speech. You must believe they exist, even if you cannot see them with the
physical eye or prove their existence to others. You will know they are
there. Mentally invite them to make their presence known. Be aware of what
occurring around you Most dragons tend to be subtle with their first
contact. They may choose to make their experience in dreams or as flashes of
movement seen in the peripheral vision.
You need to have a great deal of patience, self-control and
self-discipline when you are learning to work within specific set of
magickal laws in order to consistently attract and elicit the help of
dragons. Just remember, depending on the energy and power flow that is
around you you must take the responsibility of consequences in your own
actions! The same goes with working with dragons. Different power flows
attract different types of dragons, so be aware of what type of dragon you
The first thing People Usually want to know is "What is
Dragon Lore? And what is Dragon Magick.". Dragon Lore is the set of Precepts
we use to guide us in our life in order to bring us into balance with
nature. Dragon Magick is how we learn to flow with that balance and use it
for the good of others. Our main practices are those of Healing and Astral
Projection as from this start you can Progress slowly along your chosen path
and Learn much. The main reason for Astral Projection is that we get
teachings off the Dragons themselves if we ask.
There are three things you must remember during the
1) You must never cause harm to your Dragon Nature.
2) You must learn to see the Dragon within everyone.
3) You must allow your True Nature and not your feeble mind
to guide you.
There is a Ritual to be done each night, The ritual is a
time for you to sit with your family whether it a physical family or your
Astral Family, (who we all have), and enjoy the holiness of the Universe and
Celebrate in her Majesty. The Rituals are done in a format of opening your
circle, Honoring those you ask to visit and eating with them then thanking
them for coming and closing the circle. We dont treat the Astral beings as
Lords and Masters but as our friends and relatives. This is a point that
many people get confused over as they believe Astral Beings are their Rulers
but they are not.
There is a Hierarchy but this is there level of Attainment
not a level of dominance as some people seem to think. I will give a brief
explanation of the order of things but please keep it in context from what
was said above. Goddess Dragons - Elves- Fairies Pixies - Sumerians -
Atlantians Humans - Animals - Spirits This is not a complete list as there
are many thousands of Astral races. Every Race has an equivalent Dark side
but that is Balance and at this stage it is not of concern for you. Later
when you start to Astrally Project you will need knowledge of this side so
you can avoid them.
I will be writing a full book on Astral Races for those who
want to make a Study of them from a academic point of view before commencing
with there training. Although this is a cautious path I have never felt it
important to know all before going to a new race but it comforts some to
know. Dragon Lore Lore is the core of your foundations for practice. Without
Lore you will attain nothing. Lore is the Medicine that opens up your heart.
You need to treat Lore like your most Intimate Lover and try to understand
it completely so it becomes the other half of yourself.
Lore also includes 7 subject you are expected to study here.
These are as follows:
2) Crystal Healing
3) Basic Dowsing
4) Self Defence -
The world needs those who can help not those who wish they
5) Rune Casting
6) Dragon Tarot
All seven of these apart from one are completely mental and
are meant to aid your concentration as well as your spiritual energy. Self
defense has 3 reasons of its own which are as follows:
1) Self Confidence
2) The ability to help others
The Precepts are your guide on this path. They are your
light and source of inspiration at hard times. The Precepts are the whole of
this path as without them you would be lost. I never give explanations of
there deeper meanings in this format as this is the first time you will read
them and you need to form your own concepts on what they mean and how to
implement them into your life. I would of course be happy to converse with
you by email if you wish.
The Ten Major Precepts
1) Do not intentionally hurt or cause hurt to another Being
out of anger or malice
2) Do not intentionally remove or cause to be removed
another persons property
3) Do not intentionaly cause dispute of any kind
4) Always be willing to help another even at the cost of
5) Always put others, (even those who hate or despise you),
6) Honor the Dragon that is growing within you.
7) Honor the Goddess as she is your true mother.
8) Listen to your internal voice to guide you.
9) Listen to the seasons.
10) Connect with nature each day until you are One.
As you can see they cover a million different angles and it
is hard to conceive of them being fathomed within 10 lifetimes never mind
one. but if you work "With" them without trying to enforce them you will
find they gently slip into understanding a lot sooner than expected. You see
these are the Precepts of your true nature, the nature that all beings had
at the very start. Dragon Magic is simple to understand. You form a
friendship with Mother Nature and get to know Her. As you grow to know Her
and Her ways you will see how to work within Her very heart and that is what
people call Magick. Yes it is true you can do many wonderful things and play
like two children with your new friend but first you have to decide whether
you have the virtue to uphold the serious side. Mother Earth is most
gracious to us on this plane and she looks for her children to advance in
there separate directions. At the Moment we only have our physical bodies
but with practice we will gain our Astral Bodies and be able to visit the
Astral Beings. In order to do this we must first get to know our lost mother
and learn to listen to Her as She talks to us.
We start this process in the following delightful ways:
1) Spend some time each day listening inwardly for your
Dragons Words. Your Dragon talks to you all of the time giving you guidance
and advice so learn to listen during your daily practice. Of course you
should listen for your Dragon constantly but one or preferably two half or
one hour sessions of formal practice is good.
2) Walk through the forest or woods near where you live.
Talk to the Dryads, trees, plants and animals. But remember to listen to as
they do answer back. This is the start of your awareness.
3) Spend some time with the sky especially the moon I find
on the four moon phases watching them empowers me for the next week. Its
also nice to watch the clouds on a summers day, laying on your back like a
child looking at the pictures the clouds make above you.
4) Start your own herb garden grow all the things you need
in it for your studies, nurture your plants with healing energy, so that
your remedies are all that much more powerful. Always ask the plant before
you take anything, and never take enough that would kill it. These seem like
simple things and they are. That is the secret, Keep it simple.
The Universe can be harnessed in many ways, as we do with
all forms of healing that is now known to the world. Dragon Healing, however
is the most powerful healing technique precisely because a dragon healer is
trained to harness universal energy to its full potential. This requires a
dedication of the highest standard, as the compassion, wisdom and focus
needed to heal this deeply must be cultivated with full faith.
A Dragon Healer makes healing his or her life, and
everything else simply seems to slot into place - all dragon magick
practices can be intermixed with healing, and every dragon magick practice
also increases your healing abilities. Dragon Magick is composed of a
plethora of imagery and representations to invoke the forces, and all these
are at your disposal when you dedicate yourself to the path of a healer.
This beautiful use of symbolism mixed with the magick of crystals is
designed to open doors hundredfold to strengthen your practice and faith.
The Dragon Healing technique is a progressive seven level attunement with
corresponding crystal conductors. Crystals are the source of infinite
healing power, and conductors being the mark of Dragon Magick users, it is
clear that these will help you live in the myst of healing loving-kindness.
The importance of every dragon magician to foremost be a healer is simply
because without a firm dedication to help through compassionate wisdom, all
the power you are privy to in dragon magick is misused. The Conductors are a
choice of seven crystals corresponding to the seven major chakras - the
reason for this is because Dragon Healing directly mixes with the natural
healing of the body in much the same format, except for its infinite nature.
This will obviously awaken your own essences.
Here is a list of the corresponding crystals to the chakras.
1. Root Chakra, Elemental Earth, Smell Sense, Red in colour,
Red Jasper Crystal.
2. Sacral Chakra, Elemental Water, Taste Sense, Orange in
Colour, Carnelion Crystal.
3. Solar Plexus Chakra, Elemental Fire, Sight Sense, Yellow
in Colour, Citrine Crystal.
4. Heart Chakra, Elemental Air, Touch Sense, Green in Colour,
Jade or Adventurine Crystal.
5. Throat Chakra, Elemental Spirit, Hearing Sense, Blue in
Colour, Lapiz Lazuli or Sodalite.
6. Third Eye Chakra, Elemental Ether, Psychic Awareness,
Purple in Colour, Amethyst Crystal.
7. Crown Chakra, Self Realisation, Enlightenment, Clear in
Colour, Clear Quartz Crystal. The Attunements for Dragon Healing are given
by a teacher in their own home, where the student will attend a week or a
weekend for training. Here you will be given all the tools you need to use
the Attunement you have recieved. Retreat is a reqular practice that is
expected of all students of Dragon Magick.
All students are expected to participate in, or organize for
themselves, four retreats per year centered around the seasonal equinoxes.
These retreats lasts anywhere from one day to one month, depending on your
time restrictions. The usual time is around one week and you are expected to
do one one week or more retreat per year regardless. If not for the
importance of these retreats you will hardly gain any spiritual
understanding of Dragon Lore, and you may sink back into the limited
perceptions of the world.
During retreat the following restrictions apply:
1. Four Meditation Sessions Daily lasting two hours.
2. Complete Silence.
3. Only Eat One Meal per Day before Midday.
4. Wear no Make-Up, perfume, or Jewelry.
5. Sleep on the Floor in a straight position to keep your
6. Drink Only Water, Fresh Juices and Milk.
7. Sleep for no more than Six Hours.
8. Stay Alone or with Others that are on Retreat.
9. Read only Spiritual Books.
10. Keep a Journal of your Daily Thoughts.
The theme of your meditation retreat will be told to you by
your teacher. The Last theme you are told is the one you should keep before
another. Retreats are designed to give you realizations which take you
deeper into Dragon Magick, but more importantly give you a deeper
understanding of Dragon Lore.
Each of what is required of you to bring integrity to your
effort is for a very good reason, and so you must trust and use each of
them. They are tools also. Only two students get to stay with their teacher
at any one time on retreat. Having your teacher in the same building on
retreat as you is highly beneficial for many reasons, and it is a great
honor to be asked by your teacher to come on retreat with him. The teacher
decides who to offer places on retreat to by looking carefully at the
progress of each student and determining who would benefit most. To spend
one week on meditation retreat with your teacher is equivalent to spending
one year in retreat on your own. The benefits are endless to list, just know
that your teacher perfectly reflects your heart at every moment, and always
knows which situation will assist you best. He holds the key to all the
wisdom of Dragon Lore and has nurtured it to full realization. Your teacher
represents your true nature, what you aspire to, a reminder of everything
you want. Thank you, and we look forward to hearing from you.
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