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The Power of Mercury: Understanding Mercury Retrograde and Unlocking the Astrological Secrets of Communication
The Power of Mercury
Understanding Mercury Retrograde and Unlocking the Astrological Secrets of Communication
Hardcover      ISBN: 0062434934

A lively guide to surviving and thriving during Mercury Retrograde--and to unlocking the astrological secrets of Mercury, the planet that rules communication.

Mercury Retrograde: We've all heard about its effects. E-mails disappear into black holes. Flights are delayed and trains run late. From communication mishaps to travel breakdowns, Mercury Retrograde wreaks utter havoc on our lives. So how do we survive it, sanity and relationships intact?

In The Power of Mercury, acclaimed astrologer Leslie McGuirk casts new light on Mercury Retrograde--treating it as an opportunity to slow down in a tech-crazed world, from approaching agreements with caution to communicating with intention. With an unparalleled sense of humor and uncommon helping of straight talk, McGuirk further dispels the mysteries of Mercury Retrograde by teaching us how to identify our personal Mercury signs and those of the people with whom we interact every day, from bosses to romantic partners--and what that means for how we communicate, and what to do about it.

In our ever increasingly tech-driven, fast-paced world, where we all email, text, chat, and tweet hundreds of times a day, and zip around the world at a moment's notice, the stakes for any glitches in communication are higher than ever. Finally, with The Power of Mercury, we have the fresh, direct guide we need to navigating it all without stress--and with a much needed dose of optimism, common sense, and style.

Nostradamus: The Lost Manuscript: The Code That Unlocks the Secrets of the Master Prophet
Nostradamus: The Lost Manuscript
The Code That Unlocks the Secrets of the Master Prophet
Paperback      ISBN: 0892819154

Paintings by Nostradamus discovered in 1994 in the Italian National Library provide the key to decoding his prophecies

- Reveals the chronology of Nostradamus's quatrains that have been hidden for 400 years

- Shows how Nostradamus correctly predicted the Nazi Blitzkrieg, the assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II, and Boris Yeltsin's rise to power

- Contains prophecies for what the next millennium has in store

In 1994 members of the Italian National Library in Rome found buried in their archives an unknown and unpublished manuscript consisting of 80 mysterious paintings by the famed prophet Michel de Nostradamus (1503-1566). This manuscript, handed down to the prophet's son and later donated by him to Pope Urban VIII, confirms the hidden chronology of Nostradamus's quatrains discovered by the well-known Nostradamus scholar Ottavio Cesare Ramotti.

In both the paintings and accompanying quatrains within, Nostradamus correctly predicts such key events as the Nazi Blitzkrieg, the assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II, the burning of the oil wells of Kuwait by Iraq, and Boris Yeltsin's rise to power. Knowing the power that his prophecies contained, and wary of this power falling into the wrong hands, Nostradamus scrambled both the meaning and the order of his quatrains so that humanity would not be able to use them until it had become sophisticated enough to decode them. That time is now. Using a software program he created, Ramotti has finally cracked the code and produced a book that is required reading for those who want to know what the next millennium has in store.
El Poder Espiritual de la Mujer = Women's Spirituality
El Poder Espiritual de la Mujer = Women's Spirituality
Spanish    Paperback      ISBN: 1567186750

La "Diosa" es un t rmino que se refiere al principio femenino en la creaci n del universo. Miles de mujeres en todo el mundo estan comenzando a descubrir a la Diosa y a reconocer sus valores, experimentando en ellas mismas un proceso de autoconocimiento que las gu a en la b squeda de la felicidad.

Este libro ayuda a las mujeres a explorar sus habilidades espirituales y les ense a c mo aplicarlas y desarrollarlas --en grupo o individualmente--para tomar el control y el poder en la construcci n de sus vidas.

El poder espiritual de la Mujer es un material de consulta ideal para mujeres (y hombres) que se interesan en aprender sobre:

  • La creatividad espiritual femenina y los tratamientos curativos.
  • Los m todos de autoconocimiento y la visualizaci n creativa.
  • El uso de los cristales y las piedras.
  • La adivinaci n con el tarot y el I Ching.

English Translation

The "Goddess" is a term that refers to the female principle in the creation of the universe. Thousands of women around the world are beginning to discover the Goddess and recognize her values, experiencing in themselves a process of self-knowledge that guides them in the pursuit of happiness.

This book helps women explore their spiritual abilities and teaches them how to apply and develop them--in groups or individually--to take control and power in building their lives.

The Spiritual Power of Women is an ideal reference material for women (and men) who are interested in learning about:

  • Feminine spiritual creativity and healing treatments.
  • The methods of self-knowledge and creative visualization.
  • The use of crystals and stones.
  • Divination with tarot and I Ching.
Stones of the Seven Rays: The Science of the Seven Facets of the Soul
Stones of the Seven Rays
The Science of the Seven Facets of the Soul
Paperback      ISBN: 1594774331

The magical and spiritual uses of the seven sacred gemstones--diamond, sapphire, emerald, jasper, topaz, ruby, and amethyst

- Explores each sacred gem's effects on the seven facets of the soul and their corresponding virtues

- Reveals their spiritual and therapeutic uses, the meaning of their colors, their ties to the chakras, and their historical use in amulets, talismans, and other magical tools

- Outlines the basics of Seven Ray Science and the properties of each of the Seven Rays

Taught solely in secret for millennia, the Science of the Seven Rays was introduced outside of the ancient mystery schools of Western and Hindu tradition by some of the great occultists of the late 19th and early 20th century: H. P. Blavatsky, Manly Hall, C. W. Leadbeater, and Alice Bailey. Based on the soul's seven-faceted nature, the Seven Ray system underlies metaphysical traditions around the world through its connections with the seven musical notes in the scale, the seven days in the week, the seven chakras, the seven colors of the rainbow, and the seven sacred planets. Laying out the key principles behind this spiritual science, Michel Coquet explores the seven sacred gemstones of the Seven Rays--diamond, sapphire, emerald, jasper, topaz, ruby, and amethyst--and shows that not all precious stones have true mystical powers: they must be charged, either naturally or through ritual, with a living deva or angelic presence before they can effect spiritual transformation and physical, mental, and soul healing.

Drawing on Hindu, Jewish, pre-Columbian, and Greco-Roman magical traditions with precious stones as well as their use by great initiates of history--including Hildegard von Bingen, Paracelsus, Cornelius Agrippa, Elias Ashmole, Nicholas Flamel, and the Count de Saint Germain--Coquet examines each sacred gem's effects on the seven facets of the soul as well as their spiritual and therapeutic uses, the meaning of their colors, their influences on the chakras, and their use in amulets, talismans, and other magical tools. Illuminating techniques of invoking spirits into gemstones and reports of the power to enlarge diamonds at will, stones that produce anesthesia, and the use of gem medicines in India, Coquet reveals that while gems can influence our physical, mental, and spiritual well-being, without daily work toward a gem's corresponding virtue, even a consecrated stone will have no effect, for the most beautiful gems are within.
The Divining Heart: Dowsing and Spiritual Unfoldment
The Divining Heart
Dowsing and Spiritual Unfoldment
Paperback      ISBN: 0892814233

Building on the principles and practices presented in The Divining Mind (Richard Wright's first book on dowsing, coauthored by T. Edward Ross II), authors Richard and Pat Wright define dowsing as the process of uncovering information through the medium of the self. The Wrights believe, as do many dowsers, that the ability to dowse is innate, but they also feel that its proper development is contingent upon the parallel unfoldment of the spiritual qualities in our nature. Through this process, the dowser becomes increasingly cognizant of the interconnectedness of all aspects of life and begins to play his or her part as an agent of healing and positive change.

Includes detailed information on:

- Responsibility in dowsing

- Practical dowsing

- Earth energies

- Planetary stewardship

- Healing and prayer

- The supersensory worlds

An indispensable guide for the advanced dowser as well as a beginner's sourcebook.
Pagan Fleshworks: The Alchemy of Body Modification
Pagan Fleshworks
The Alchemy of Body Modification
Paperback      ISBN: 0892818093

A groundbreaking work that sees the contemporary cultural trends of tattooing, piercing, implanting, and branding as a quest for a transformative psychic experience.

- Features unforgettable color photographs by Steve Haworth, the foremost body modification artist in the United States.

- Introduces a subculture that has gone far beyond the realm of simple tattooing.

Acts of body modification are deeply rooted in physical impulses that are obscured in our technological society. As we become more removed from the physicality of our existence, we lose touch with an essential part of our humanity. Body modification is a way of reconnecting to our bodies, to the earth, and to the divine.

Pagan Fleshworks reveals that the prevalence of body modification--tattooing, piercings, brandings, and implants--is the postmodern way to heal the body and enliven the soul. These "fleshworks" are the result of people creating their own rituals and symbols of meaning in order to feel a sense of the divine within.

Maureen Mercury relates the various stages of obtaining fleshworks to the stages of alchemy, showing how fleshworks lead to psychic transformation--soul-making. Using mythological imagery and the stories of those who have chosen to modify their bodies, she identifies the signposts of our journey toward self-expression, exploring the connection between our desires and our outward life. More than 30 riveting color photographs by leading body modification artist Steve Haworth provide the perfect visual complement to this examination of the soul as it rises toward freedom.
Numerology for Decoding Behavior: Your Personal Numbers at Work, with Family, and in Relationships
Numerology for Decoding Behavior
Your Personal Numbers at Work, with Family, and in Relationships
Paperback      ISBN: 1594773742

Using numerology to reveal behavior patterns in order to work through them

- Shows how to find anyone's personal challenges and greatest strengths

- Presents simple numeric exercises that use the first vowel and first consonant of a name and the birth month and day

- Reveals how this method of numerology can be applied by managers, educators, health professionals, sales people, and parents

Numbers and letters are the blueprints of our lives. By studying the patterns they create--whether it's a name, an address, or a date--we can learn more about ourselves, others, and how to best interact with those around us.

Providing simple numeric exercises that use only the first vowel and first consonant of a person's name and their birth month and day, Michael Brill shows how to identify anyone's reactive and proactive behavior patterns--along with their underlying causes--to prevent and resolve interpersonal issues as well as recognize and change our own negative personal tendencies. Combining numerology with psychology, he explains the connection between the first name and behavior at work, the middle name and social-emotional patterns in relationships, and the last name and family dynamics. Illustrating how this information can be applied by managers, educators, health professionals, sales people, and parents, he reveals how to find anyone's personal challenges and greatest strengths through their Achievement Number as well as how to use this number for a more accurate understanding of an individual's behavior patterns. Offering extensive examples, interpretations, and exercises, he reveals how recognizing these facets of our behavior is the first step to working through our negative patterns and effecting personal transformation.
The World Dream Book: Use the Wisdom of World Cultures to Uncover Your Dream Power
The World Dream Book
Use the Wisdom of World Cultures to Uncover Your Dream Power
Paperback      ISBN: 0892819022

A unique self-help guide to dream interpretation using techniques and icons from cultures around the world.

- Challenges the assumption that all symbols universally signify the same thing to all dreamers.

- Includes numerous stories, games, and exercises for inducing, recalling, interpreting, and utilizing dreams.

- Extends beyond Jung and Freud to include dream theory from numerous world cultures, including the Temiar of Malaya, the African Ibans, the Lepchka of the Himalayas, and the Ute of North America.

Dreaming can be used as a tool for understanding our own consciousness, enhancing creativity, receiving visions, conquering fears, interpreting recent events, healing the body, and evolving the soul. Tapping into the vast dreaming experiences and lore of the world's cultures--from the Siwa people of the Libyan desert to the Naskapi Indians of Labrador--Sarvananda Bluestone challenges the assumption that all symbols universally signify the same thing to all dreamers. The World Dream Book encourages readers to develop their own, personalized symbols for understanding their consciousness and provides a series of stories, multicultural techniques, and games to help them do so.

Playful explorations, such as the aboriginal Sipping the Water of the Moon, teach how to induce, recall, interpret, and utilize the power of dreams. Readers will discover how a stone under a pillow can help us remember a dream and will explore their own dormant artist and writer as they reclaim the power of their sleeping consciousness. Sarvananda Bluestone applies his uniquely engaging style to demonstrate that, with a few simple tools, everybody has the capacity to unleash their full dreaming potential.
Geomancy for Beginners: Simple Techniques for Earth Divination
Geomancy for Beginners
Simple Techniques for Earth Divination
Paperback      ISBN: 0738723169

Geomancy, a three-thousand-year-old form of earth divination, can answer your questions about relationships, career, money, and all aspects of life.

In this comprehensive, easy-to-follow introduction to the topic, bestselling author Richard Webster presents eight different methods you can try, from astrological geomancy to Arthurian divination to a version attributed to Napoleon. Each method is based on making a random number of marks, then interpreting the message based on the resulting pattern. Geomancy for Beginners also includes simple instructions on how to craft your own geomantic tools.

With Webster's sample readings and diagrams, it's easy to begin practicing this age-old form of divination to receive guidance and insight.

Destiny in the Palm of Your Hand: Creating Your Future Through Vedic Palmistry
Destiny in the Palm of Your Hand
Creating Your Future Through Vedic Palmistry
Paperback      ISBN: 0892817704

Use the ancient Indian art of Vedic palmistry as a guide to self-understanding and the creation of your destiny.

- Learn to influence your future to bring forth the best qualities of heart, mind, and soul.

- Read a record of the past, a print of the present, and guidance for the future in the ever changing interplay of lines.

- Become aware of your innate tendencies and personality type from the lines in your palms.

One's destiny isn't carved in stone. Rather than predicting a set future, Vedic palmistry shows us how to take active steps to influence and improve our destinies once we have gained better self-understanding. Using dozens of illustrations and examples of actual palm prints, Birla demonstrates how our less dominant hand reflects all that we have inherited from the past--old behavior patterns, thoughts, desires, and attitudes--while our dominant hand (the hand we write with) reflects our resolve to change for the better. By comparing both hands we gain an understanding of where we are coming from and where we are headed. As we make positive changes in our lives, the lines on our palms will actually change to reflect our progress.