Discover the history of witches, experience the healing properties of crystals and learn simple daily incantation that will help you to shape your destiny.Witchcraft has existed since the days of Greek mythology and is now practiced as widely as other modern pagan religions. More than spells and incantations, witchcraft is a lifestyle that can help you relax, heal, and grow in confidence. With this guide, you'll learn the basics from assembling your own witch kit and getting to grips with tarot,..
A Supernatural War reveals the surprising stories of extraordinary people in a world caught up with the promise of occult powers.
It was a commonly expressed view during the First World War that the conflict had seen a major revival of 'superstitious' beliefs and practices.
Churches expressed concerns about the wearing of talismans and amulets, the international press paid considerable interest to the pronouncements of astrologers and prophets, and the authorities in several countries periodic..
Fully comprehend those around you by learning to read their aura, the energetic manifestation of the soul. Watch for a dirty red haze around those who have just lost their temper, or an expanded aura for those doing philanthropic deeds. Learn to see auras through the proven methods taught by Richard Webster in his psychic training classes, including exploring the chakra system and learning how to restore balance. Then, begin to imprint your desires into your aura to attract what you want in your..
Shortlisted for the Royal Society Winton Prize 2013, the Society of Authors Biology Book Award 2013, and the Best British Book category of the British Book Design and Production Awards 2013.
From Axolotl to Zebrafish, discover a host of barely imagined beings: real creatures that are often more astonishing than anything dreamt in the pages of a medieval bestiary. Ranging from the depths of the ocean to the most arid corners of the earth, Caspar Henderson captures the beauty and bizarreness of..
No books have been more feared than grimoires, and no books have been more valued and revered. In Grimoires: A History of Magic Books, Owen Davies illuminates the many fascinating forms these recondite books have taken and exactly what these books held. At their most benign, these repositories of forbidden knowledge revealed how to make powerful talismans and protective amulets, and provided charms and conjurations for healing illness, finding love, and warding off evil. But other books promised..
A Telegraph Book of the Year
A remarkable, unprecedented account of the role of magic in cultures both ancient and modern -- from the first known horoscope to the power of tattoos.
'Fascinating, original, excellent' Simon Sebag Montefiore
Three great strands of practice and belief run through human history: science, religion and magic. But magic - the idea that we have a connection with the universe - has developed a bad reputation.
It has been with us for millennia - ..
Before television and radio, people would gather on porches, on the steps outside their homes, and tell stories. Their bewitched listeners would sit and listen long into the night as moths flitted around overhead. Storytelling phenomenon The Moth recaptures this lost each week in cities across America, Britain, Australia and beyond, playing to packed crowds at sold-out live events.Occasional Magic is a selection of 50 of the finest Moth stories from recent shows, from storytellers who found the ..
This richly illustrated history provides a readable and fresh approach to the extensive and complex story of witchcraft and magic.
Telling the story from the dawn of writing in the ancient world to the globally successful Harry Potter films, the authors explore a wide range of magical beliefs and practices, the rise of the witch trials, and the depiction of the Devil-worshipping witch.
The book also focuses on the more recent history of witchcraft and magic, from the Enlightenment to the prese..
The Marseille Tarot is the most used Tarot deck in Europe. It is, also, the most traditional, as it draws upon the mysticism of the original Tarot decks of the European middle ages.
However, the Marseille Tarot is mostly unknown in English speaking countries because it is more difficult to read as its minor Arcana are not illustrated by intuitive scenes.
Discovering and understanding the Marseille deck, however, is a pleasant journey. It is a journey into the wisdom of the old times and unexpe..
For those who want to infuse their self-care routine with a little magic, this mystical guidebook provides readers with simple spells to enhance their daily lives. Topics range from relationships and emotional health to self-love, work, school, and more.
Spellwork for Self-Care takes an old-fashioned approach to the practice of self-soothing. As young people flock to the well-worn paths tread by the witches of yore by using weekly tarot card readings, astrological sign analysis, and herbal home..
This beautifully illustrated volume explores the key signs and symbols of the occult. Chosen for their powerful symbolism, the illustrations in the book span from the myths and legends of the ancient world to the icons used in modern religion and science.
Symbols of the Occult examines over 500 symbols from history, art and culture by decoding their iconography and exploring their historical background and significance. Ordered by topic, it explores the key areas of astrology and cosmology; wit..
Here is a book that brings witchcraft out of the shadows. The Triumph of the Moon is the first full-scale study of the only religion England has ever given the world-modern pagan witchcraft, otherwise known as wicca. Meticulously researched, it provides a thorough account of an ancient religion that has spread from English shores across four continents. For centuries, pagan witchcraft has been linked with chilling images of blood rituals, ghostlike druids, and even human sacrifices. But while Ro..
'a brilliant history'
The Sunday Times
'makes for riveting reading'
Modern pagan witchcraft is arguably the only fully-formed religion England has given the world, and has now spread across four continents.
This second edition of The Triumph of the Moon extensively revises the first full-scale scholarly study of modern pagan witchcraft. Ronald Hutton examines the nature and development of this religion, and offers a history of attitudes to witchcraft, paganism and magic in Bri..
Attain the love you've always dreamed of with this powerful collection of love spells. This enchanting volume includes 60 spells that use practical magic to infuse your life with love and passion, using readily available ingredients such as candles, flowers, and essential oils. Accompanied by charming illustrations throughout, it's the perfect pocket-sized reference for spell casters of all levels...