Thaumcraft is a mod which allows you to use the magic around you in the form of “vis” (pronounced “Veece”) to perform different tasks and create fantastic items. Thaumaturgy… which giveth certain order to make strange works, of the sense to be perceived and of men greatly to be wondered at.
Thaumaturgy is the capability of a magician to work miracles. A practitioner of thaumaturgy is a thaumaturge, thaumaturgist or miracle worker. This is what this mod is all about – drawing magic from physical objects in the form of Essentia and reshaping it to perform miracles.