Type of Spiritual Experience
The magi were magicians. In early times, the magician was priest, astrologer, diviner, musician and prophet as well as being a healer. The Egyptians, for example had astrologer priests that were also healers.
A description of the experience
The Visit of the Magi
1After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem
2and asked, "Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him."