A complete guide of greater than 1,000 magical phrases, words, symbols, and mystery alphabets
• Explains the origins, derivatives, and functional utilization of every observe, word, and spell in addition to how they are often mixed for customized spells
• according to the paranormal traditions of Europe, Greece, and Egypt and lately came upon one of a kind grimoires from Scandinavia, France, and Germany
• comprises an in-depth exploration of mystery magical alphabets, together with these according to Hebrew letters, Kabbalistic symbols, astrological indicators, and runes
From Abracadabra to the now well-known spells of the Harry Potter sequence, magic phrases aren't any longer restricted to the practices of pagans, alchemists, witches, and occultists. they've got turn into a part of the preferred mind's eye of the Western international. handed down from historic Babylon, Egypt, and Greece, those phrases and the rituals surrounding them have survived during the millennia simply because they paintings. And as student Claude Lecouteux finds, frequently the extra impenetrable they appear, the greater they're.
Analyzing greater than 7,000 spells from the mystical traditions of Europe in addition to the mystical papyri of the Greeks and lately chanced on exclusive grimoires from Scandinavia, France, and Germany, Lecouteux has compiled a complete dictionary of old magic phrases, words, and spells in addition to an in-depth exploration--the first in English--of mystery magical alphabets, together with these in response to Hebrew letters, Kabbalistic symbols, astrological indicators, and runes. Drawing upon millions of medieval money owed and well-known manuscripts comparable to the Heptameron of Peter Abano, the writer examines the origins of every observe or spell, providing distinct directions on their profitable use, even if for defense, love, wealth, or therapeutic. He charts their evolution and derivations throughout the centuries, exhibiting, for instance, how spells that have been as soon as meant to place out fires developed to guard humans from witchcraft. He unearths the inherent versatility of magic phrases and the way every one sorcerer or witch had a collection of inventory words they'd mix to construct a customized spell for the paranormal want handy.
Presenting a wealth of fabric on magical phrases, indicators, and charms, either universal and imprecise, Lecouteux additionally explores the paranormal phrases and spells of historic Scandinavia, the Hispano-Arabic magic of Spain earlier than the Reconquista, the traditions handed down from old Egypt, and those who have stayed in use till the current day.
By Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke
More than part a century after the defeat of Nazism and fascism, the a long way correct is back hard the liberal order of Western democracies. Radical events are feeding on anxiousness approximately monetary globalization, affirmative motion, and third-world immigration, flashpoint matters to many conventional teams in multicultural societies. A curious mix of Aristocratic paganism, anti-Semitic demonology, jap philosophies and the occult is influencing populist antigovernment sentiment and aiding to take advantage of the common worry that invisible elites are shaping international events.
Black Sun examines the recent neofascist ideology, displaying how hate teams, militias and conspiracy cults try and achieve impact. in accordance with interviews and large learn into underground teams, Black Sun records the recent Nazi and fascist sects that experience sprung up from the Nineteen Seventies in the course of the Nineteen Nineties and examines the mentality and motivation of those far-right extremists. the result's an in depth, grounded portrait of the legendary and devotional facets of Hitler cults between Aryan mystics, racist skinheads and Nazi satanists, Heavy steel tune enthusiasts, and in occult literature.
Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke bargains a different viewpoint on a ways correct neo-Nazism viewing it as a brand new kind of Western non secular heresy. He paints a daunting photo of a faith with its personal relics, rituals, prophecies and a global sectarian following which may, less than the right kind stipulations, achieve political strength and try to observe its harmful millenarian fantasies.
By Robert Fitzgerald
Aleister Crowley's imprecise Liber 231 continues to be one among his so much enigmatic obtained magical texts, and one whose genesis without delay matters the workings of astral magic and trance-mediumship. a meeting of mask is the summation of direct magical workings with the Genii of the Domes, the spirits governing the published secret of Liber 231, and serving because the wards of the key Arcana of the Tarot. Fulfilled through the writer over a interval of a decade, the twenty-two evocations of the Genii of the Domes display a patterning of strength and gnosis heretofore little-explored within the perform of the artwork Magical. The publication commences with the author's creation, entitled "By Seal and Sphere: A Treatise on Astral Magic". the guts of the paintings is produced from twenty-two oracles, every one of that is observed by means of a remark and a special Queen Scale sigil derived from the paintings. The booklet additionally contains numerous illustrations by means of artist-author Barry William Hale of Fulgur restricted. Of curiosity to students of Thelema and practitioners of ceremonial magic, collecting stands as an outré magical list of the Divinatory artwork
By D. Brian Shafer
How Did Lucifer Get to the purpose of No Return?
Setting the heavenlies as a backdrop, D. Brian Shafer leads readers during the angelic political labyrinth that could have existed earlier than construction. via following the exploits of Michael, Gabriel, Lucifer, and plenty of different influential angels, the reader is afforded a behind-the-scenes view of the supernatural realm that pre-existed earth. As God varieties the recent planet, Lucifer weaves his personal plans with intrigue, seducing different angels into looking a "truth" no longer provided by means of the main excessive. by way of promising destiny advantages for current loyalties, Lucifer demonstrates huge, immense political and persuasive skill in either realms—the supernatural and the actual. Shafer paints lyrically crafty eventualities describing Lucifer's sluggish slide downward into evil and his try coup d'état in Haven.
By Frederick Hockley
Frederick Hockley (1809-1885), used to be an important - if usually missed - determine in nineteenth-century occultism. He used to be an lively "seer" who engaged in scrying, and became interested in ritual magic, alchemy and spiritualism. He was once additionally a Freemason, who in later in existence used to be linked to the Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia and different esoteric fraternities. as well as his personal writings, Hockley sought out and copied Grimoires and different magical, alchemical and kabbalistic texts that had lain hidden in deepest collections round England. a lot of Hockley's early manuscripts have been commissioned via the bookseller John Denley (who had bought Ebenezer Sibly's beautiful library, the resource of a few of the texts that Francis Barrett utilized in compiling The Magus), when others have been for his personal use. After his loss of life Hockley's library used to be dispersed, and is it identified that many Hockley manuscripts made their method into the fingers of participants of the airtight Order of the Golden sunrise. Such was once the excessive regard within which Hockley used to be held, that of the group's founders, W. Wynn Westcott, not just wrote that Hockley's manuscripts have been "highly esteemed," but additionally posthumously claimed him as Adept of the Golden sunrise. "The Rosicrucian Seer" not just finds a lot approximately Hockley's lifestyles and esoteric actions, but in addition presents necessary insights into the occult milieu of 19th century England that gave upward thrust to the Golden sunrise and encouraged its individuals.
The writer of the arguable bestseller Brain Trust brings his medical services to the chilling real tale of unexplained phenomena on Utah's Skinwalker Ranch -- and demanding situations us with a brand new imaginative and prescient of reality.
For greater than fifty years, the weird occasions at a distant Utah ranch have ranged from the difficult to the completely terrifying. Vanishing and mutilated livestock. Unidentified Flying gadgets. the looks of big, otherworldly creatures. Invisible gadgets emitting magnetic fields with the ability to spark a livestock stampede. Flying orbs of sunshine with unbelievable maneuverability and deadly effects. For one family members, lifestyles at the Skinwalker Ranch had turn into a existence less than siege by means of an unknown enemy or enemies. not anything else may possibly clarify the horrors that surrounded them -- probably technology could.
best a firstclass group of study scientists on a annoying odyssey into the unknown, Colm Kelleher spent hundreds of thousands of days and nights at the Skinwalker estate and skilled firsthand lots of its haunting mysteries. With investigative reporter George Knapp -- the one journalist allowed to witness and rfile the team's paintings -- Kelleher chronicles in excellent element the wonderful happenings the workforce saw individually, and the theories of recent physics in the back of the phenomena. faraway from the coldly indifferent findings one may count on, their conclusions are totally hair-raising of their implications. starting a door to the unseen global round us, Hunt for the Skinwalker is a clarion name to extend our imaginative and prescient a ways past what we all know.
By Greg Jenkins
In keeping with the traditional magical writings of 14th-century magus, Honorius of Thebes, the Theban Oracle is a codex hired for hundreds of years as a method of devotion and divination. utilized by such masters of the occult sciences as Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, Dr. John Dee, Francis Barrett, and later Gerald Gardner, it has remained really imprecise and elusive to the fashionable practitioner. until eventually now.
In this ebook, writer Greg Jenkins, PhD, bargains either the full historical past of this medieval magical procedure and a operating handbook for the fashionable mage to make use of it. In those pages, you'll locate:
• tips on how to make and deal with your personal set of stones.
• numerous equipment for divination, from utilizing only one stone to utilizing 9 stones and more.
• the way to use the Theban stones for spellcasting, together with love and purification spells and Theban incense and candle magick.
• a whole lexicon of the Theban alphabet with a who's who of Theban historical past in addition to divinatory meanings and the way they relate to the trendy world.
• a brief connection with the sacred herbs and angelic orders linked to every one symbol.
Prepare your self to find the hidden mysteries of the ancients and the magick inside of you.
By Melanie Marquis
Magickal concept from the World’s nice Traditions
Join Melanie Marquis as she explores an awesome collection of magickal strategies amassed from the annals of worldwide folks magick. realize conventional practices from Zulu natural drugs to the enchanted ovens of Polynesia; from Germanic fertility dances to the affection potions of Papua New Guinea; from Greco-Roman bloodletting ceremonies to Malay be aware charms . . . and plenty of more!
Providing directions on tips to unite vintage ideals with glossy practice, A Witch’s international of Magick uncovers the common ideas that underlie decoy magick, curse breaking, potion making, quantity magick, and an abundance of alternative thoughts. With those new views at the universal threads that weave all through our magickal international, you are going to in attaining larger degrees of perception and success.
“An valuable source for gleaning the numerous modes of magic that might be necessary to the hot and skilled witch alike.”―Orion Foxwood, writer of The Tree of Enchantment
By L.L. Soares
Winner of the 2012 Bram Stoker Award® for stronger success in a primary NOVEL!
Sam Wayne is a psychologist who makes a speciality of anger administration. He’s first-class at his task. nearly too sturdy. in reality, he considers himself whatever of a miracle employee.
A mad guy is at the free, ripping humans aside together with his naked fingers. The police don't have any clues. those that see him and live on by no means appear to make out his face. All with the exception of one…
Colleen has led a wasted lifestyles, bringing domestic a brand new guy to her mattress each evening. until eventually that evening. Witnessing her buddy torn to items correct earlier than her eyes, she sees the murderer’s face sincerely. She manages to flee, traumatized via what she’s visible, and retains working till she falls into the hands of Jeremy Rust. An ex Hollywood playboy, Jeremy now hides out in a secluded seashore apartment along with his mysterious roommate, Viv…
Viv has an insatiable starvation. Like Colleen, Viv by no means remains lengthy with one companion. simply because those that sleep with Viv by no means be able to stay very lengthy, as soon as she reveals the major to their soul.
The variety of murders retains starting to be, till an eruption of rage starts off to unfold like an outbreak. in all places, crowds of individuals mindlessly rip one another aside. An occasion that would tie these kinds of characters jointly in a last showdown of supernatural forces.
yet no longer all people will live to tell the tale the explosive fury of lifestyles Rage!
“Soares' debut novel is a mix of sexually-charged mental, supernatural, and severe horror. we are brought to those that may well or is probably not demons and a few heavily hurting characters who're facing varied degrees of rage, nervousness, and depression... it is like an apocalyptic tackle the serial killer factor, entire with nearly part the U.S. falling sufferer to the lawsuits… existence RAGE isn't really for the squeamish!”
- The Horror Fiction assessment
"Life Rage evokes Richard Laymon at his darkest, so much visceral. for those who like your fiction marinated in blood and intercourse, then this is often the publication for you.”
- Gary Raisor Stoker-finalist for only Human
"L.L. Soares is a grasp of blunt-force drama. His fiction is fueled with violence and sexuality and an unflinchingly sincere view of humanity. existence Rage is a gritty, stressful thrill experience that left me breathless correct as much as the final page."
- Peter N. Dudar, writer of A Requiem for useless Flies
“First time novelist L.L. Soares makes a gory splash with existence Rage, a quick paced, balls to the wall, finish of the area horror novel that includes the best girl protagonist because the crackhead hooker in Brian Keene's The Rising.”
--Gregory Lamberson, writer of The Jake Helman records and the rush Cycle
By David Allen Hulse
In scope and readability, there is not any e-book which could evaluate to The jap Mysteries. This reissue of David Allen Hulse’s landmark paintings is the single ebook all scholars of the occult needs to personal. It catalogs and distills, in 1000's of tables of mystery symbolism, the genuine import of every historical japanese magickal culture. each one bankruptcy is a key that unlocks the which means in the back of one of many magickal languages. via painstaking learn and research, Hulse has comprehensive an exceptional feat―that of reconstructing the fundamental underlying platforms that shape the great legacy of puzzle traditions.
The genuine genius of this accomplishment is that it truly is awarded in a manner that's instantly comprehensible and usable. even though the e-book offers with many overseas scripts, old tongues, and misplaced symbols, it's designed for the start scholar. incorporated is a wealth of cross-references, very good introductory fabric and overviews, an intensive annotated bibliography, and―new to this edition―a entire index.