The Spiritual Foundations of Aikido
Paperback ISBN: 0892815086
A leading American aikido teacher shows how this 20th-century martial art developed from the ancient spiritual traditions of Japan, not as a fighting method but rather as a means of becoming one with the laws of universal order.
Complete Book of Amulets and Talismans
Paperback ISBN: 087542287x
The Pentagram, Star of David, Crucifix, rabbit's foot, or four-leaf clover . . . they all provide feelings of comfort and protection, intended to attract good while dispelling evil. Found throughout history and in nearly every culture and religion, amulets and talismans can be made and used by anyone. Spanning the world through the diverse cultures of Sumeria, Babylonia, Greece, Italy, India, Western Europe, and North America, this book presents the history and uses of amulets and talismans. Readers will also learn the magical properties of hundreds of symbols and objects commonly used as amulets, as well as how to create, empower, and use their own talismans.
Journey of Souls
Case Studies of Life Between Lives
Paperback ISBN: 1567184855
Learn the latest details and most recent groundbreaking discoveries that reveal, for the first time, the mystery of life in the spirit world after death on Earthproof that our consciousness survivesin Journey of Souls by Michael Newton, Ph.D. Using a special hypnosis technique to reach the hidden memories of subjects, Dr. Newton discovered some amazing insights into what happens to us between lives. Journey of Souls is the record of 29 people who recalled their experiences between physical deaths. Through their extraordinary stories, you will learn specifics about: ·How it feels to die ·What you see and feel right after death ·The truth about "spiritual guides" ·What happens to "disturbed" souls ·Why you are assigned to certain soul groups in the spirit world and what you do there · How you choose another body to return to Earth ·The different levels of souls: beginning, intermediate, and advanced ·When and where you first learn to recognize soulmates on Earth ·The purpose of life Journey of Souls is a graphic record or "travel log" by these people of what happens between lives on Earth. They give specific details as they movingly describe their astounding experiences. After reading Journey of Souls, you will gain a better understanding of the immortality of the human soul. You will meet day-to-day challenges with a greater sense of purpose. You will begin to understand the reasons behind events in your own life. Journey of Souls is a life-changing book. Already, over 165,000 people have taken Journey of Souls to heart, giving them hope in trying times. You should read a copy, too.
Enchantment of the Faerie Realm
Communicate With Nature Spirits and Elementals
Paperback ISBN: 0875420028
Forests, lakes, mountains, caves-even your garden-are alive with nature's spirits. Enchantment of the Faerie Realm can help you commune with elves, devas, nymphs, gnomes, and other faerie folk. With just a little patience and persistence you can learn to recognize the presence of these mysterious, magical creatures. New interior design
A Further Guide for the Solitary Practitioner
Paperback ISBN: 0875421849
Selling more than 200,000 copies, Living Wicca has helped countless solitary practitioners blaze their own spiritual paths. Let the wise words of Scott Cunningham guide you toward a new level of practice. Living Wicca takes a philosophical look at the questions, practices, and differences within Witchcraft. You'll learn how to create your own rituals and symbols, develop a book of shadows, and even become a high priest or priestess. Also covered in this Scott Cunningham classic are tools, magical names, initiation, the Mysteries, 120 Wiccan symbols, and the importance of secrecy in your practice. New edit New interior design
Persuasions of the Witch's Craft
Ritual Magic in Contemporary England
Paperback ISBN: 0674663241
Profiles the surprising number of otherwise "normal" people who practice magic and witchcraft in England today, detailing how they became involved in witchcraft, the history and tradition of magic, and other fascinating details
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.
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.