Talking about magic most people have in mind just fun and
entertainment. We think of all the magicians on TV or in shows
working with tricks and illusions. This of course
has nothing to do with "real magic". Nevertheless, the
feeling of wonder when watching such a show has something to
do with magic. The only way to gain an understanding of magic
and such things is by personal experience, that is to
Magic can be experienced
Magic can not be described scientifically, yet.
But magic can be experienced personally by everyone. No special
giftedness is neccessary. Of course there are some gifted people having
the third eye and such things but these people can perform magic
without any special training, sometimes without even knowing.
However, ervery person can learn to experience
"magical phenomenons" requring only an open mind.
Many cultures and religious traditions have developed special
training methods to improve spirituality. In the western
culture the Christian Church has eradicated any magical practice
outside the church as Heresy.
The only possibility to experience higher spirituality is to
become a devotee. But of course you don't want to spend your hole
live in a monastery and devote yourself completely to some deity.
Spiritual or Magical Practices
have been developed from the early days of mankind
at the Dawn of Time. The acquired
knowledge has been bequeathed from generation to generation by
personal training only. Thus, to participate in these ancient teachings
one needs a teacher which has an unbroken link to the old traditions.
In the Asian culture the links to the ancient past are very strong.
Practices like the Indian
Yoga or the
Chinese Qi Gong
evolved into high sophisticated systems of
Practicing these techniques allow a normal life and still allow to
develop one's magical, and spiritual abilities.