Dictionary of Ancient Magic Words and Spells: From Abraxas to Zoar

A complete guide of greater than 1,000 magical phrases, words, symbols, and mystery alphabets

• Explains the origins, derivatives, and useful utilization of every notice, word, and spell in addition to how they are often mixed for customized spells

• in accordance with the paranormal traditions of Europe, Greece, and Egypt and lately came across exclusive 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 recognized spells of the Harry Potter sequence, magic phrases aren't any longer constrained 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 global. handed down from old Babylon, Egypt, and Greece, those phrases and the rituals surrounding them have survived during the millennia simply because they paintings. And as pupil Claude Lecouteux unearths, usually the extra impenetrable they appear, the more desirable 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 came across exceptional grimoires from Scandinavia, France, and Germany, Lecouteux has compiled a finished dictionary of old magic phrases, words, and spells besides an in-depth exploration--the first in English--of mystery magical alphabets, together with these in accordance with Hebrew letters, Kabbalistic symbols, astrological symptoms, and runes. Drawing upon hundreds of thousands of medieval debts and recognized manuscripts similar to the Heptameron of Peter Abano, the writer examines the origins of every be aware or spell, delivering designated directions on their profitable use, no matter if for cover, love, wealth, or therapeutic. He charts their evolution and derivations in the course of the centuries, exhibiting, for instance, how spells that have been as soon as meant to place out fires advanced to guard humans from witchcraft. He finds the inherent versatility of magic phrases and the way every one sorcerer or witch had a suite of inventory words they'd mix to construct a customized spell for the paranormal want to hand.

Presenting a wealth of fabric on magical phrases, symptoms, and charms, either universal and imprecise, Lecouteux additionally explores the mystical phrases and spells of historical Scandinavia, the Hispano-Arabic magic of Spain prior to the Reconquista, the traditions handed down from old Egypt, and those who have stayed in use till the current day.

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Life Rage

By L.L. Soares

Winner of the 2012 Bram Stoker Award® for more advantageous fulfillment in a primary NOVEL!

Sam Wayne is a psychologist who focuses on anger administration. He’s first-class at his activity. virtually too sturdy. in truth, he considers himself whatever of a miracle employee.

A mad guy is at the unfastened, ripping humans aside along with his naked arms. The police haven't any clues. those that see him and live on by no means appear to make out his face. All aside from one…

Colleen has led a wasted lifestyles, bringing domestic a brand new guy to her mattress each evening. till that evening. Witnessing her good friend torn to items correct earlier than her eyes, she sees the murderer’s face essentially. She manages to flee, traumatized via what she’s noticeable, and retains operating until eventually 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 have the capacity to stay very lengthy, as soon as she unearths the major to their soul.

The variety of murders retains starting to be, until eventually an eruption of rage starts off to unfold like a plague. in every single place, crowds of individuals mindlessly rip one another aside. An occasion that may tie these kinds of characters jointly in a last showdown of supernatural forces.

yet now not everybody 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 various degrees of rage, nervousness, and depression... it really is like an apocalyptic tackle the serial killer factor, whole with nearly part the us falling sufferer to the lawsuits… existence RAGE isn't really for the squeamish!”

- The Horror Fiction overview

"Life Rage evokes Richard Laymon at his darkest, so much visceral. should you like your fiction marinated in blood and intercourse, then this can be the publication for you.”

- Gary Raisor Stoker-finalist for under 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. lifestyles Rage is a gritty, irritating thrill journey 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 good woman protagonist because the crackhead hooker in Brian Keene's The Rising.”

--Gregory Lamberson, writer of The Jake Helman documents and the rush Cycle

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The True Grimoire: The Encyclopaedia Goetica Volume 1

By Jake Stratton-Kent

Of the e-book, the writer notes: "The actual Grimoire is a tremendous contribution to the perform and learn of Goetic magic. The missed Grimorium Verum has been restored to it's rightful position as a powerful and coherent process of Goetic magic. Jake Stratton-Kent has reconstructed a operating model from the corrupted Italian and French types of this crucial grimoire. As a working towards Necromancer with 37 years of expertise his Verum is a transparent exposition of ways to touch and construct a dating with the spirits. the genuine Grimoire springs from the resource of Goetic magic, allowing us to free up the secrets and techniques of the opposite grimoires. we're given insights into the Dragon Rouge, Key of Solomon, Lemegeton, Abramelin, Honorius and the Black Pullet. this can be a treasure trove for the scholar of magic. the genuine Grimoire we could us adventure a grimoire culture with hyperlinks again to the Graeco-Egyptian Magical Papyri and the necromancy of the unique is going. It additionally areas Verum inside of a residing culture, one that has taken root within the New international, discovering expression in Quimbanda and the Legion of Exus, the 'People of the Cemetery' who've transparent Verum equivalents. The copious notes of a operating magician, mixed with a scholarly consciousness to element, permit us to exploit this article for it's unique goal. The hierarchy of Verum and Goetic spirits is restored, the character of Astaroth is definitively set down. The planetary hours are defined, as are the entire ritual requisites and preparations."

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The Tree of Life: An Illustrated Study in Magic

By Israel Regardie

Israel Regardie wrote The Tree of Life, a booklet many give some thought to his magnum opus, in 1932. It has endured to promote for many years. And no ask yourself. Up till the time this ebook was once released, little or no information regarding actual excessive magic was once to be had to the general public.

In this publication, Regardie unearths the secrets and techniques of genuine magic. He starts off with a proof of what magic is and, simply as importantly, what magic isn't really. He explains that it's a religious examine and perform which, in addition to varieties of yoga, types the 2 branches of the tree that's mysticism. Magic isn't being a medium or a psychic. Then he explains the instruments of the magician, what they suggest, and the way to exploit them. He explains the concepts of evocation and invocation, skrying, and astral go back and forth. He indicates how the Qabalah unites every little thing. He even offers an outline of the secrets and techniques of sexual magick. All of this can be in a transparent, lucid writing sort. This publication is just a needs to for someone who's, or aspires to be, a true magician.

Although stylish and Sandra Tabatha Cicero have been acquaintances of Regardie and are Senior Adepts of the airtight Order of the Golden sunrise, what alterations may well they've got made to this vintage booklet? good, they did switch the spelling from British sort to American. and so they did swap his transliterations of Hebrew into the extra well known sort he utilized in his later books. yet not anything very important was once replaced or got rid of. every thing else they further was once complementary to the textual content that used to be there. And what marvelous additions they're! broad annotations all through each bankruptcy; over a hundred illustrations; extra descriptive contents pages; a thesaurus, a bibliography and an index. they have even further a biographical be aware on Regardie and the significance of this booklet to him and to the occult global.

This publication includes a few of the best occult writing that has ever been produced. And with the recent fabric by means of the Ciceros, it turns into vital for any magician!

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The Magic Seal of Dr. John Dee: The Sigillum Dei Aemeth

By Colin D. Campbell

The e-book includes a close exam of the background and constitution of the Sigillum Dei Aemeth of the Elizabethan student and Magus, Dr. John Dee, in addition to a research of its use within the perform of formality magic. The appendixes contain a brand new transcription and translation of Dee's Liber Mysteriorum Secundus, and a major new translation of the element of the recognized grimoire, The Sworn ebook of Honorius, that provides information of what's truly an early kind of the Sigillum Dei. the writer has written that from the viewpoint of a practising magician, the paintings has primary goals: "to show the significance of the development tested by means of Dee's Sigillum Dei in place of its implementation, and to carry the Sigillum Dei out of the restricted confines of the Enochian temple and into its position as a strong magickal process in its personal correct. the popularity of the styles confirmed within the building of the Sigillum Dei let us view the seal in a brand new gentle, no longer as a static framework determined as soon as and for all enormous quantities of years in the past within the learn of a Rennaissance magician, yet as person who should be reconstituted within the mild of recent interpretation. moreover, the seal is, in essence, a process of evocation - the exact same approach to conversation utilized by Dee & Kelley in its reception. This e-book explains the character and approach to this technique and the way the practising magician is ready to use the Sigillum Dei within the demeanour during which it used to be actually meant - as a robust approach of planetary magick."

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A Dark Muse: A History of the Occult

By Gary Lachman

The occult used to be a very important effect at the Renaissance, and it obsessed the preferred thinkers of the day. yet with the Age of cause, occultism was once sidelined; purely charlatans discovered any use for it. Occult rules didn't disappear, even if, yet fairly went underground. It constructed right into a fruitful resource of thought for plenty of vital artists. Works of brilliance, occasionally even of genius, have been produced below its impact. In a dismal Muse, Lachman discusses the Enlightenment obsession with occult politics, the Romantic explosion, the futuristic occultism of the fin de siècle, and the deep occult roots of the modernist flow. a few of the writers and thinkers featured during this hidden background of western concept and sensibility are Emanuel Swedenborg, Charles Baudelaire, J. ok. Huysmans, August Strindberg, William Blake, Goethe, Madame Blavatsky, H. G. Wells, Edgar Allan Poe, and Malcolm Lowry.

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Surrealism and the Occult: Occultism and Western Esotericism in the Work and Movement of André Breton

This publication bargains a brand new viewpoint on a long-debated factor: the position of the occult in surrealism, particularly below the management of French author André Breton. in response to thorough resource research, this learn information how our figuring out of occultism and esotericism, in addition to in their functionality in Bretonian surrealism, replaced considerably through the years from the early Nineteen Twenties to the past due 1950s.

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The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book)

By Don Miguel Ruiz, Janet Mills

Within the 4 Agreements, bestselling writer don Miguel Ruiz finds the resource of self-limiting ideals that rob us of pleasure and create unnecessary pain. in response to historical Toltec knowledge, The 4 Agreements provide a robust code of behavior which may speedily rework our lives to a brand new event of freedom, precise happiness, and love.

• a brand new York instances bestseller for over eight years
• Over 6 million copies offered within the U.S.
• Translated into forty languages around the world

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Gudea and his Dynasty (RIM The Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia)

By Dietz Otto Edzard

Gudea governed over the Sumerian city-state of Lagas throughout the twenty first century B.C.E., and left a massive wealth of inscriptions concerning his development job and pious donations, displayed on statues, clay cylinders, mace heads, vessels and plenty of different items. The principal a part of the e-book is Gudea's incription devoted to the development of the Eninnu, the most sanctuary of his city-god Ningirsu. it really is composed of 2 elements, each one displayed on an important clay cylinder measuring 60 cm in top and 33 cm in diameter. The composition as a complete has 1366 situations or traces, and is without doubt one of the longest Sumerian literary texts recognized at the present. even though officially a development inscription, it's even as Sumerian poetic paintings at its top, and in addition a wealthy resource for the examine of Sumerian faith.

Gudea's inscriptions and people of his predecessors and fans are provided within the Latin transliteration of the unique cuneiform texts, in translation, and they're supplied with introductions, commentaries and explanatory notes, with the quantity as a complete highlighting a century which was once a part of the so-called Neo-Sumerian period.

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