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Graveyard Dirt

To: alt.paranormal.spells.hexes.magic,alt.lucky.w,alt.magick.tyagi,alt.magick,alt.pagan.magick
From: blackman99 
Subject: Graveyard Dirt
Date: Sun, 06 May 2001 07:43:11 GMT

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"SPELKENS Stefan" :
>> Could anyone tell me what are the powers of graveyard dirt 

graveyard dirt is particularly for use where you want the 
dead to assist you in some task. the character of the grave
from which the dirt is obtained makes the effects of the
dirt itself potent. this is true whether you want someone
to love you (get the dirt from someone who loved you) or
if you want to hurt someone (get the dirt from the grave 
of a murderer or hardcore criminal).

>and when and how to use it?

some love spells use it (including 'Love Me or Die' spells).
sprinkled, placed in a poppet, in incense, or oil. I like to
put it in Goofer Dust I make for the shop. I don't remember
honestly if I put it in Black Arts materials, but it would
not surprise me.

"April Rayne" :
> What exactly do you mean by graveyard dirt?  Are we talking 
> earth/soil from a grave site or the decomposed remains of a human body?

dunno what he meant, but traditionally Graveyard Dirt means dirt from a
graveyard, cemetery, etc., and the most potent would be that from deep
down next to the corpse (dust from corpses has GOT to be more powerful).

>> Is it only used in "negative" magick or is it also used in more positive
>> magickal spells like for love, prosperity,...

both, because it is associated with spirits in African-American
syncretic tradition and these can be associated with both 
helpful *and* harmful magical spells.

see sri catyananda's excellent overview of the subject at:

>> can it be used to conjure the spirit op [up?]?

yes, I'd suggest that Graveyard Dirt might be very good help in an
attempt at Spiritualist seances. hell, conduct the seance IN the

> I've never heard of using any such dirt in magickal spells 

the Neopagan community is predominanly influenced by Golden Dawn
mysticism rather than conventional spells. this is why so many
have accepted the Crowleyan spelling of magicK, even to the
horror of including it in the term magicKal!

> but suggest you play safe and try planting something in it instead.


blessed beast!


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