The Truth About Witchcraft Today
Paperback ISBN: 087542127x
Here is the first real look at the facts about Witchcraft and the religion of Wicca. As renowned author Scott Cunningham plainly states, the practice of magic is not supernatural or Satanic. Witches and folk magicians are only utilizing, through timeless rituals, natural energies found within the Earth and our bodies to enrich life by creating positive change. It's all revealed here in the easy-to-read, understandable style that was Scott Cunningham's trademark. Praise for The Truth about Witchcraft Today "A really good introduction to Witchcraft and Wicca. . . . I thought it was wonderful." -Marian Zimmer Bradley, The Mists of Avalon "… the first book I recommend to those seeking information about my religion." -Ellen Cannon Reed, The Witches' Tarot "One of the best introductory books about Witchcraft and folk magic." -The Broom Closet, BroomCloset.com
Techniques of Natural Magic
Paperback ISBN: 0875421210
When you draw a heart in the sand, call on the four winds for assistance, or ask the rain to wash away a bad habit, you are practicing earth magic. By working in harmony with nature, we can transform ourselves, our lives, and our world. This tried-and-true guide offers more than one hundred spells, rites, and simple rituals you can perform using the powerful energy of the earth. New cover New interior design
Ancient Egyptian Magic
Spells, Incantations, Potions, Stories, and Rituals
Paperback ISBN: 0688007961
Ancient Egyptian Magic is the first authoritative modern work on the occult practices that pervaded all aspects of life in ancient Egypt. Based on fascinating archaeological discoveries, it includes everything from how to write your name in hieroglyphs to the proper way to bury a king, as well as: - Tools and training of magicians - Interpreting dreams - Ancient remedies for headaches, cataracts, and indigestion - Wrapping a mummy - Recipes for magic potions and beauty creams - Explanations of amulets and pyramid power - A spell to entice a lover - A fortune-telling calendar These subjects and many more will appeal to everyone interested in Egyptology, magic, parapsychology, and the occult; or ancient religions and mythology.
Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Crystal, Gem, and Metal Magic
Paperback ISBN: 0875421261
Practice an ancient magic that is both natural and powerful—the elemental Earth magic of rock, stone, and metal. This comprehensive and clear guidebook by Scott Cunningham has introduced over 200,000 readers to the secrets of over 100 gems and metals. Learn how to find and cleanse stones and use them in divinations, spells, and tarot readings. Discover how to determine the energies and stories contained within each stone, and the symbolic meanings of a stone's color and shape. Also included in this classic guide are: • A 16-page full-color insert, new with this edition • Birthstone and jewelry magic lore • Tables listing both planetary and elementary rulers of stones, magical intentions, and magical substitutions
The Yoga-Sutra of Patanjali
A New Translation and Commentary
Paperback ISBN: 0892812621
Approximately two thousand years old, The Yoga-Sutra of PataÃ±jaliÂ is the landmark scripture on classical yoga. The translation and commentary provided here by Georg Feuerstein are outstanding for their accessibility and their insight into the essential meaning of this ancient and complex text. A scholar of international renown who has studied and practiced yoga since the age of fourteen, Feuerstein also brings to The Yoga-Sutra of PataÃ±jali his experience as a professional indologist. His faithful and informed rendering of the aphorisms (sutras) is based on extensive personal research into the Sanscrit sources. Each word is explained so that the entire text becomes readily available to the western reader and student of yoga.
In Search of the Contemplative Life
Paperback ISBN: 0345384245
In a meditative memoir named a Notable Book by The New York Times, the author recounts her quest for spiritual fulfillment and reconciliation with her Catholic upbringing, which takes her from Europe to a California monastery. Reprint. NYT.
Practical Guide to Psychic Self-defense and Well-being
Strengthen Your Aura
Paperback ISBN: 0875421903
Deliberate psychic attack is very rare. However, your psyche is constantly under attack from friends and strangers, advertisers and politicians who want to manipulate you. Luckily, there is a solutionDenning and Phillips'' The Llewellyn Practical Guide to Psychic Self-Defense. The best way to overcome attacks on your psyche is through awareness that they are occurring. This requires you to become more awake and alert to this bombardment. Part of the technique is to understand how this attempted manipulation works. By studying this book you will gain that knowledge. The result is that the psychological intimidation that has been used on you in the past will no longer control you. There are two types of psychic attack. The first kind is attack by a person who has not had any occult training. He or she may feel slighted or betrayed by you (based on actual or imagined situations) and hold on to negative emotions. Eventually, unknown to that person, the negative energy can leap out, directed at you. This book reveals that your aura is your best line of defense. By using the exercises in this book to strengthen your aura, any such unintentional psychic attack will easily be dispelled and discharged. Even more rare is the "classic" psychic attack where a person does some sort of spell or ritual to harm you. Full instructions are given for overcoming such negative magick, both on a practical, physical level (sever any physical connection between you and the attacker) and on a ritual, spiritual level (perform blessings and rites to overcome psychic attack). But what happens if an attack does get through? First, you have to know how to recognize it. Usually, a successful attack strikes at your weak link. That could be your physical health (causing illness) or your mental attitude (causing depression). This book will show you how to recognize the problem and how to deal with it effectively.