Esoteric and Occult is a broad category embracing religious and mystical traditions and practices throughout history which have served as alternatives to mainstream religions. Esoteric and Occult also encompasses secret societies, underground groups and unusual activities that fall within occultism, meaning the study of hidden things, that is, the hidden structure of reality and of humanity.
Included herein find links to internet sites of interest to the working magician, with a general categorical focus on occult and mystical subjects. Special attention is given to the disciplines of Alchemy, Astrology, Ceremonial Magic, Divination (chiromancy, cartomancy, necromancy, etc.), Numerology (and numerolinguistics associated with the kabbalah and its counterfeits), and Spells. Topics which are not covered in any depth by the MaGI include psychicism; out-of-body experiences; medical herbalism; and the various forms of hypnotism, therapy, or massage.
This list was specifically intended to facilitate the discussion of magickal experimentation using the Internet as medium. This included the planning of specific experiments, reports of previous experiments, and the discussion of resources and techniques.