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The Magical and Ritual Use of Herbs
The Magical and Ritual Use of Herbs
Paperback      ISBN: 0892814012
Biochemist, physicist, and herbalist, Miller explains the historical use, chemical structure, preparation of, and rituals related to psychotropic herbs.
Ouija: The Most Dangerous Game
Ouija
The Most Dangerous Game
Paperback      ISBN: 0060923504
The First Book To Take A Hard Look At The Phenomenon Called "The Ouija Board" Is it just a game? When you ask the Ouija board a question, who is it that answers? What about those stories of Ouija-inspired prophecy and clairvoyance? What are the dangers of the Ouija board? Do you know the stories of Ouija-inspired murders, madness, obsession and possession? Exalted by some, condemned by others, there's no doubt the Ouija is controversial. In this fascinating book Stoker Hunt investigates the history and legacy of this "Mystic Talking Oracle."
Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Crystal, Gem, and Metal Magic
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 Deva Handbook: How to Work With Nature's Subtle Energies
The Deva Handbook
How to Work With Nature's Subtle Energies
Paperback      ISBN: 0892815523
When we experience the powerful force of a waterfall, the elusive beauty of a rainbow, or the stark strength of a craggy expanse of cliff many of us have perceived "something else" that goes beyond the five senses: feelings of peace, comfort, healing, and inspiration. The author shows how to use these intuitive impressions for healing and meditation.
Norse Magic
Norse Magic
Paperback      ISBN: 0875421377
Elves. . .dwarves. . .gnomes. . .frost giants. . .Norse mythology is filled with tales of such supernatural beings, nature spirits, and powerful deities. Many people know that the Norse people were fierce warriors, but did you know that they were powerful magicians as well? Norse Magic has everything you need to learn in order to begin practicing Norse spirituality. Discover the history and religion of the Vikings, including Norse mythology, seasonal festivals, and magical techniques. If you are interested in practicing Norse Wicca, you'll learn about the three-fold goddess and the god, as well as how to celebrate the holidays, all from the perspective of Norse Paganism. Discover the secrets of herb magic, cauldron magic, cord magic, elf magic, dwarf magic, and more! These magical techniques are presented in a clear, step-by-step format. The practice of Norse magic enlists the help of the Asa-Gods, Light Elves and good Dwarves. It elicits aid from dead ancestors and the rulers of the Elements. It is an active magic, reserved for participants, not bystanders. In order to work the magic of this system you must attune yourself to the powers of the Elements, calling upon the Asa-Gods and other supernatural beings. Norse Magic includes complete instructions, exercises, and rituals for this technique. The Norse pagans were one of the last European societies to convert to Christianity, but their pagan mythology and magic survived and continues to thrive. Norse Magic is your key to the study and practice this powerful and ancient spiritual system.
The Complete Book of Incense, Oils & Brews
The Complete Book of Incense, Oils & Brews
Paperback      ISBN: 0875421288
One of the secrets of real magic is that it is controlled by the mind. The more things in your ritual to help your mind associate with your goal, the more powerful your ritual may be. Colored candles, scented oils, natural incenses, and more all add to the impact of the magic you wish to do. But how do you know which incense to burn? Is it possible to add scented oils together to get a more powerful oil? And how do you make your own, appropriately-scented tools? The answers to questions like these and hundreds more can be found in The Complete Book of Incense, Oils & Brews by world-famous author Scott Cunningham. This is a greatly expanded and rewritten version of The Magic of Incenses, Oils and Brews. It includes over 100 new formulas, proportions for each element of the recipes (the most requested feature from his previous book), how to substitute ingredients, and much more. Besides the formulas, it also includes the exact methods of making all of these scented tools, including how to extract the essences from the herbs. Each one of the formulas is precise and easy to make. Do you need luck? Take 2 parts vetivert, 2 parts allspice, 1 part nutmeg, and 1 part calamus, grind them together as finely as possible, then sprinkle the powder in a circle around you, beginning and ending in the East and moving clockwise. Sit within this circle and absorb the powder's energies. Also included are other ways to use magical powders that will have you coming up with your own ideas for them, too. There is a legion of recipes for incenses. There are three for the sun and two for consecrating talismans. There are incenses for each of the astrological signs and ones to help you study better and gain success. You'll also find incenses for each of the planetary influences. There are four for Saturn alone! This compendium of magical lore is a vital tool for every magical person on any magical path, whether you are a beginner or an expert.
Lords of Light: The Path of Initiation in the Western Mysteries : The Teachings of the Ibis Fraternity
Lords of Light
The Path of Initiation in the Western Mysteries : The Teachings of the Ibis Fraternity
Paperback      ISBN: 0892813083
Discusses ritual and ceremonial magic, the awakening of the kundalini energy, and the path of the qabalaistic tree of life
Practical Guide to Psychic Self-defense and Well-being: Strengthen Your Aura
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 solution—Denning 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.
Dancing With Dragons
Dancing With Dragons
Paperback      ISBN: 1567181651
A Llewellyn Best-Seller with 70,000 Sold! Why do all cultures, distant and diverse, have similar tales of dragons? Universal wisdom confirms dragons have interacted with people since time immemorial—they call to us, pique our curiosity, and arouse our fears. These mystical beasts are real and their power, their influence, and especially their magick can be captured. Building upon rituals and drawing on their energy, learn to befriend these inspirational creatures and become partners with them on a spiritual journey. Move with them, learn from them, dance in perfect human/dragon syncopation. A unique, one-of-a-kind tome and a welcome addition to the growing body of metaphysical lore. —Midwest Book Review A personal devotion and an academic work of the highest order. —The Dragon Chronicle (UK) Dragon-lovers everywhere will like this book. —Prediction D.J. Conway. A native of the Pacific Northwest, D. J. Conway has studied metaphysical subjects for over forty years. Her quest for knowledge has covered every aspect of Paganism, Wicca, New Age, and Eastern philosophies. She is the author of numerous books including Mystical Dragon Magick, the follow-up to Dancing with Dragons.
21 Lessons of Merlyn: A Study in Druid Magic and Lore
21 Lessons of Merlyn
A Study in Druid Magic and Lore
Paperback      ISBN: 0875424961
King Arthur would get advice from his magician, Merlyn, in the mythic stories. The real Arthur (who lived over 500 years before the period of the mythic Arthur) was trained by a Druid bard and poet named Merlyn. The result was an unprecedented period of peace that lasted for twenty years. In Douglas Monroe's The 21 Lessons of Merlyn, you'll read delightful stories based on the historic Arthur and Merlyn. Each one is followed by lessons based on the never-before-published 16th century manuscript entitled The Book of Pheryllt. In a metaphoric sense, you'll see how Arthur learned his lessons. In a practical sense, you be learning the same sort of lessons that Arthur may have learned. This is truly a complete course in authentic Celtic Druidism and magick. Filled with lore, philosophy, wisdom, rituals, and more, you'll be able to apply many of these concepts to improve your life. If you are looking for accurate information, this is the place to start! Douglas Monroe has studied magick since he was ten years old and has taught in the United States, Britain, and South America, and is the founder of the New Forest Centre for Magickal Studies. His own illustrations and charts fill the book and clarify the deep teachings of the ancient Druids. From learning about Stonehenge to the Rite of the 3 Rays for protective purification; from learning the four herbs that will aid in conserving male sexual energy to discovering the secrets of calling the Dragon (the power of the ley lines); this book is like a full course meal in a cafeteria of magick. If you are really interested in gaining a thorough understanding of the real tradition of the Druids — what they believed, what they practiced and how to incorporate it into your life — then join with 120,000 other people. Get this book today!