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Magic Circle

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1. the British association of magicians, traditionally forbidden to reveal any of the secrets of their art
2. (not capitals) a group of influential people involved in a conspiracy

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A circle used by witches and magicians to concentrate their powers and protect against psychic entities. Witches may call the circle the circle of being.
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This series is titled "Mandala," 2013-, referring to the ritual circle employed for the concentration of energy, balance, and harmony.
At the end of the year she had us form a ritual circle beneath the fragrant lilacs at Lippmann House and chant words that would keep us together in the coming years.
Foor is the founder of the Earth Medicine Alliance, an interfaith, earth-honoring non-profit and co-founder of a ritual circle working with mountains around San Francisco Bay.
Teams of crime scene investigators have helped retrieve scores of skeletons at the remains of a medieval chapel where a 5,000-year-old wooden ritual circle similar to Stonehenge has been discovered.
Teams of crime scene investigators have helped retrieve scores of skeletons at the remains of a medieval chapel at Poulton near Chester, where a 5,000-yearold wooden ritual circle similar to Stonehenge has been found.
With the ascension of these Watergate children to political power, the ritual circle has remained unbroken.
A 5,000-year-old wooden ritual circle was discovered nearby.
Sociologists and others from India discuss the impact of modernization, the concept of ofringeo society, and rural family patterns; social stratification, including educational and occupational mobility, Bhadralok-Chhotolok divisions in rural Bengal, the caste system, the power elite, and institutional change; profiles of villages in Rajasthan, the Dalits in South India, and a Punjabi village in the Doaba area; religion and rituals like public shrines, customs, and ritual circles; and social change, including downward social mobility and agrarian structure and change.
The great ritual circles, ceremonial monument, call it what you will, of the Avebury of c.2500 BC is, or was, a magnificent achievement in its own right, the largest stone circle in Britain inside a huge henge monument with, uniquely, four entrances.