ArielAriel Malachi Sirocco is a teacher of Western esoteric history and traditions, a Hermetic alchemist, a 32 Degree Freemason of the Scottish Rite, and a High Priest of Wicca. He is the founder of The Akashic Temple, School of Magickal Arts and Ritual, and a teacher of Western mysticism and magickal manifestation for the school. Ariel has an academic background in biology and 15 years with the American Museum of Natural History; from these studies and experiences, Ariel evolved his understanding of science into a philosophical and spiritual pursuit.

Ariel has been a practicing occultist since 1983. He was initiated as a High Priest of the Minoan Temple, Inc. of New York in 1998 and The Temple of the Spiral Path-NYC in 2004. He is a Master Mason with Union Lodge 5 in Connecticut and a 32-Degree Mason of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry. Ariel is a regular presenter and speaker on Hermetic alchemical principles, meditation, trance, Western Shamanism, and elements of ritual and manifestation throughout the Northeast, and performs public rituals, workshops, and classes throughout Connecticut and New York City. Ariel is currently writing a body of knowledge encompassing principles garnered from his years of study. To learn more about Ariel and his appearances, visit For bookings and interviews, please inquire at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..