I will begin by saying that the original Cult of Ecstasy Tradition Book was my favorite of The Cult of Ecstasy aren’t just the “party mages” one might expect from. When the mages get to the party, though, they find out that there’s a very specific point to all the revelry. The Cult of Ecstasy does use things like drugs and music. When interfaced with the Lakishim the mage is briefly like unto a god, and can Cult of Ecstasy mages only suffer half the penalty of other mages for having.
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When they do choose to fight, however, the Cultists can be some of the most effective and unnerving foes in existence, as their mastery of the time-stream allows them to react to tactics with uncanny accuracy or even pre-empt their enemies entirely.
The trick is to wean the mage away from the thought that the drug, music or other tool is the experience. This rather extreme philosophy denies the Ecstatic Code of Ananda, and most other Ecstatics stay the hell away from these dangerous types.
All of the Cult’s understanding comes with a serious glitch, unfortunately. If you want to discuss contents of this page – this is the easiest way to do it.
Notify administrators if there is objectionable content in this page. As a whole, the Cult eschews structure in favor of encouraging creative, often chaotic rebellion. The Ecstatics have a rule against infliciting experiences without consent but this rule is often disregarded to terrible consequences.
Sensation Junkie Like many mages, most newly awakened Cultists have trouble separating the will to perform magic from the foci that help channel it into being. Humans build their own comfortable domiciles in both the physical and mental worlds.
Ecstatic practices in mad, frenzied passion distinguished them from the conservatism of the times, yet their uncanny knack for foresight let them arrive in the right places at the right times. There, seers learned the power of altered mind states through dance, music and simple drugs.
Paradigm Summary: Cult of Ecstasy
In both cases, the roots of the Tradition came together with people who broke down their own boundaries of perception and comfort magd the pursuit of wisdom. Seeing how a relationship will end on one’s first date or witnessing a murder that took place a century ago on the site of a current residence puts a greater strain on normal life relations, to say the least.
Consorting with the mercurial fae, the Fellowship of Pan indulges in rites of sex, drinking, and Muse-inspired poetry and debate.
The Cultists preach joy, compassion, pure emotion and respect for the passions of others in order to guide young Cultists along the path to enlightenment and learn to understand the views of others. There’s much to be learned by going beyond moderation. Cult mages also fall prey to their own chaos.
Cult of Ecstasy – Project Fiction
Tools like sex and drugs — the Kamamarga, or paths to ecstasy — just open the door. They claimed that the Cultists ignored the more subtle effects that their revolutionary ideals were having on the strict cultural systems around the world.
Rather than being able to master experiences, the Ecstatic can fall into patters of abuse. They practice the Mind Sphere in their pursuit of emotional mastery. The problem of the Cult of Ecstasy lies in just how potent their tools are. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: To surpass one’s limits, one must move ascensuon the barriers of comfort and tranquility. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam.
Too hung up on the “power of denial”! Once they rediscover the joy of Creation, their powers will wax again. Whether it is music or sex or pain or dance or hunger or any of a thousand other things, humanity has always been secretly drawn to extremes.
Email required Address never made public. And that dependency isn’t just psychological. Create account or Sign in. Prophetic and insightful, they expanded their minds through exhausting ritual and dangerous substances, all in the pursuit of ultimate awareness.
It’s a Black Celebration. As open and experimental as their philosophies and lifestyles usually are, most Cultists are used to dealing with a wide range of people, and they usually have little trouble being accepted as they flit between different social scenes. The Cult of Ecstasy is perhaps one of the easiest Traditions to understand on the surface, but possess one of the most profound paradigms in the entire world of Mage: To the Cult ascnesion Ecstasy, Magic is rooted in sensation.
The Hagalaz are a violent group of Nordic berserkers, rune mages and tricksters, sometimes with ties to other sorcerous societies that share their passions.