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NANTA:Pronounced "Ehn-Ah-Ehn-Tah," it is the Enochian (q.v.) name for the spirit of Earth.
NATURAL LAW:A sequence of events in nature that has been observed to occur without variation under the same conditions. Natural law is the basis of the experimental method (q.v.) in science, and is dependent upon cause and effect.
NEGATION:Erasing from your consciousness something you have been concentrating on. The third step in meditation.
NEGATIVE EXISTENCE, THREE VEILS OF:Description of the ultimate unknowable deity, beginning with Ain, or no-thing understandable, then the Ain Soph (q.v.), or the quality of limitlessness. The third veil is the Ain Soph Aur, or limitless light.
NEMYSS:A simple ritual headgear of Egyptian origin used by members of the Hermetic Order of The Golden Dawn [G.D.] (q.v.), and other Hermetic Orders consisting of little more than a piece of folded cloth.
NEO-PAGANISM:Modern day Pagans (q.v.), "those of the earth," who are attempting to re-construct an ancient non-Christian religion from the original source material of a particular mythos.
NEOPHYTE:A beginner. Literally a new plant. In most magickal orders, students in the first or earliest degree are known as neophytes. In the Order of the Astral Star [O.A.S.] (q.v.), a neophyte is numbered the second degree; Zero or Ought Degree = Aspirant; First Degree = Adelphon; Second Degree = Neophyte, correlating to the Water of Earth in the Sephiroth of Malkuth.
NEPHESCH (nee NEPHESH):The most superficial layer of the ninth Sephirah (q.v.) on the Tree of Life (q.v.).
NEPTUNE:The eighth planet of the terran solar system. In Astrology (q.v.), the planet named after the Greek god who served as the Lord of the Ocean and Seas. Attributed as being the ruler of the Zodiac (q.v.) sign Pisces (q.v.). On the Tree of Life (q.v.) within the Kabbalah (q.v.) attributed to the first Sephirah (q.v.) Kether (q.v.). Keywords include: idealism, illusion, spiritual, drugs, alcohol, confusion, deceit, elusive, astral plane, psychic, charlatans, impressionable, wishful thinker, false, occult, escape, mystic, dreams, visions, lacks substance, gaseous, diffuse, foggy, vicarious, spell, self delusion.
NESCHAMAH:The intuition. Corresponds with the third Sephirah (q.v.) of the Tree of Life (q.v.).
NETZACH:Victory. The seventh Sephirah (q.v.) on the Tree of Life (q.v.).
NEW (MOON):The Moon phase that follows after the Wanning Moon. The dark phase of the moon. Preceeds the Waxing Moon.
NINETY-THREE (93) CURRENT:What the followers of Aleister Crowley (q.v.) call their path or tradition. It's holy book is Crowley's The Book Of The Law, and it's creed his infamous, "Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law, Love is the Law, Love under Will." The Ninety-three comes from the numerological reduction via Gematria (q.v.) of the Book Of The Law's creed.
NOTARIKON:An aspect of the Literal Kabalah (q.v.). which works with acronyms of abbreviations.
NUMEROLOGY:1) The science and art of reading the future and hidden events and observing qualities of people, places, and things from numbers relative to a system of letters in an alphabet.
2) The provable science of interpreting the science of the mathematician.
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