Noted occult historian cites essential passages from Renaissance-era documents and offers modern analysis. Meticulously researched survey provides information on casting spells, conjuring spirits, other supernatural practices.
Charm bags, also known as mojo bags and gris-gris bags, may be the most popular style of amulet or talisman in the world today. Around the globe, they are crafted by people from many cultures and spiritual traditions and are created for many purposes. Until now there has been no definitive guide to the art of creating these magical power objects. THE MAGICAL ART OF CRAFTING CHARM BAGS remedies this situation. Author Elhoim Leafar provides an introduction to the topic in this clear, focused book
Founded in 1971 by Elizabeth Pepper, the art director of Gourmet magazine for many years, The Witches' Almanac is a witty, literate and sophisticated publication that appeals to general readers as well as hard-core Wiccans. At one level, it is a pop reference that will fascinate anyone interested in folklore, mythology and culture but, at another, it is the most sophisticated and wide-ranging annual guide available today for the mystical enthusiast. Modelled on the Old Farmers' Almanac, it incl
Practical, inspirational and comprehensive, THE BIG BOOK OF PRACTICAL SPELLS is a useful tool and resource for beginners and experienced devotees of the magical arts. Here in one majestic volume is a basic introduction to magic - a psychic glossary; a primer on the four elements, colours and magical supplies (including minerals and botanicals) - and a compendium of spells for any situation you may face. With Judika Illes as your guide, you will learn how to enhance your psychic power, cleanse yo
Psychic magickal and spiritual attacks happen more often than even most witches and magicians realise. The circumstances of attack vary but include: * crossed conditions brought on by visiting disturbed or haunted places * aggression from spirits in retribution for human actions like pollution * experimental magick gone wrong * accidental attacks by psychics and intentional curses by witches and magicians. All people, witches or not are susceptible to these attacks. The difference: witches
This edition includes Liber 777, Gematria (from Equinox Volume 1, Number 5), and Sepher Sephiroth (from Equinox Volume 1, Number 8). The first appearance of 777 was published anonymously in 1909 after Crowley had written it from memory in just a week. An introduction to one edition by "Frater N.'." states that Crowley may have published it anonymously because it was taken from a Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn manuscript that was obligatory for initiates to memorise. The rest came from his e
The Book of Lies is a witty, instructive, and admirable collection of paradoxes; however, it is not a philosophical or mystical treatise. Actually, its subtleties exhilarate. Scholars have said it is "stupendously idiotic and amazingly clever." To endeavor to translate into definite terms Crowley's aphorisms would detract from the value of the book. It is wiser for readers to make their own interpretation. The ninety-three chapters, which may be a single word, a half dozen phrases, twenty paragr
"Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law." This oft-misunderstood phrase, which forms the basis for Crowley's practice of Magick, is found in The Book of the Law. Dictated to Crowley in Cairo between noon and 1:00p.m. on three successive days in April 1904, The Book of the Law is the source book and key for Crowley students and for the occult in general. The holy text that forms the basis of Crowley's belief system, Thelema, was transmitted to him by the entity known as Aiwass over the c