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Exu: Exu and the Quimbanda of Night and Fire

Exu & the Quimbanda of evening and hearth, is the robust significant other to Pomba Gira and with her provides the main whole account of this sorcerous cult. Exu is the fusion of Umbanda, Angolan sorcery, eu demonology and Kardec's spiritsm, erupting in a uniquely Brazilian cult of useful magical motion. Spells, workings, hierarchies and origins are all given intimately. this can be an important textual content for college kids of the grimoires, Satanism and standard Witchcraft, in addition to these attracted to or operating in the cults of Quimbanda, Candomble, Santeria, Palo Mayombe and the ATRs. Quimbanda is a residing culture that will get effects. it's a mammoth storehouse of magical lore, heresies and background which has absorbed features of Goetia, Grimorium Verum, crimson Dragon or even Huysman's los angeles Bas. The starting place of Exu is explored from the enduring Baphomet of Eliphas Levi and the impact of St Cyprian the consumer saint of necromancers, again to Umbanda and the normal African religions. Exu revels in a different history that contains a Gnostic account of the crucifixion secret, the hid nature of St Michael Archangel and the local Shamanism of the Caboclos. A forceful spirit, Exu presides over the dominion of the area, and gives a fierce direction for those who might take him as better half. He asks, what does it suggest to be a guy? The Seven Legions of Exus are 'hot' spirits, and their paintings is taken into account black magic. The perils of this paintings are given, with the risks of obsession through the Qlippoth and vampirism defined. suggestions is out there and the trail to ascension proven. In Exu & the Quimbanda of evening and hearth Frisvold supplies particular workings for reliable and ailing, a herbarium and info of choices, powders and baths, songs and seals. He discusses the fearsome Exu Mor for the 1st time, a subject matter now not taken care of in his prior works. Frisvold is an intiate and offers an insider's view, drawing upon his years of expertise within the cult.

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Ouija: The Most Dangerous Game

By Stoker Hunt

The First e-book To Take a difficult examine The Phenomenon referred to as "The Ouija Board"

Is it only a video game? for those who ask the Ouija board a query, who's it that solutions? What approximately these tales of Ouija-inspired prophecy and clairvoyance?

What are the risks of the Ouija board? have you learnt the tales of Ouija-inspired murders, insanity, obsession and ownership?

Exalted via a few, condemned by way of others, there is not any doubt the Ouija is arguable. during this interesting publication Stoker Hunt investigates the heritage and legacy of this "Mystic conversing Oracle."

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The New Orleans Voodoo Handbook

By Kenaz Filan

A consultant to the practices, instruments, and rituals of recent Orleans Voodoo in addition to the numerous cultural impacts at its origins

• comprises recipes for magical oils, directions for candle workings, and instructions to create gris-gris baggage and Voodoo dolls to draw love, funds, justice, and therapeutic and for retribution

• Explores the most important figures of recent Orleans Voodoo, together with Marie Laveau and Dr. John

• Exposes the various ethnic affects on the center of Voodoo, from the African Congo to Catholic immigrants from Italy, France, and eire

One of America’s nice native-born non secular traditions, New Orleans Voodoo is a faith as complicated, free-form, and lovely because the jazz that permeates this steamy urban of sin and salvation. From the French area to the Algiers local, its famed vaulted cemeteries to its notorious Mardi Gras celebrations, New Orleans can't get away its wealthy Voodoo culture, which attracts from a large number of ethnic assets, together with Africa, Latin the United States, Sicily, eire, France, and local the US.

In The New Orleans Voodoo Handbook, initiated Vodou priest Kenaz Filan covers the practices, instruments, and rituals of the program of worship in addition to the numerous features of its origins. Exploring the most important figures of latest Orleans Voodoo, equivalent to Marie Laveau and Dr. John, in addition to Creole food and the wealth of musical thought surrounding the Mississippi Delta, Filan examines firsthand records and historic documents to discover the reality in the back of a number of the city’s legends and to discover the oft-discussed yet little-understood practices of the basis medical professionals, Voodoo queens, and religious figures of the Crescent urban. together with recipes for magical oils, directions for candle workings, equipment of divination, or even instructions to create gris-gris luggage, mojo palms, and Voodoo dolls, Filan finds the right way to name at the saints and spirits of Voodoo for romance, cash, retribution, justice, and therapeutic.

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The Complete Book of Aquarian Magic: A Practical Guide to the Magical Arts

Here, contained inside one modern quantity are vintage sensible courses for contemporary witches:

1. Magic for the Aquarian Age: a whole handbook for magical concepts and getting ready to perform the paranormal arts. together with routines and methods designed to evoke perceptions and senses which were blunted by way of sleek existence, the consultant goals to assist unwrap the key internal YOU and realize the submerged a part of your self that has the facility to fully remodel your lifestyles.

2. Experiments in Aquarian Magic: This advisor attracts at the ageless shop of magical wisdom to aid you make complete use of its strength and existence increasing innovations. integrated here's worthy info regarding:

- imaginative and prescient journeys
- Healing
- making a magic temple
- Time travel
- Talismanic magic

The advisor contains a new advent via magical professional Judika Illes, writer of 4 well known witchcraft encyclopedias: The Encyclopedia of 5000 Spells, The point Encyclopedia of Witchcraft. The Encyclopedia of Spirits, and the new Encyclopedia of Mystics, Saints, and Sages.

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Arguing with Angels: Enochian Magic and Modern Occulture (SUNY Series in Western Esoteric Traditions)

By Egil Asprem

An exploration of John Dee’s Enochian magic of angel touch, its reinterpretation through the years, and its patience to the current day. This attention-grabbing paintings explores John Dee’s Enochian magic and the historical past of its reception. Dee (1527–1608/9), an finished common thinker and member of Queen Elizabeth I’s courtroom, used to be additionally an esoteric researcher whose diaries element years of conversations with angels accomplished using crystal-gazer Edward Kelley. His Enochian magic deals a mode for contacting angels and demons in accordance with secrets and techniques present in the apocryphal publication of Enoch. reading this magical approach from its Renaissance origins to offer day occultism, Egil Asprem indicates how the reception of Dee’s magic is replete with struggles to build and negotiate authoritative interpretational frameworks for doing magic. Arguing with Angels bargains a singular, nuanced method of questions on how ritual magic has survived the arrival of modernity and demonstrates the ways that glossy tradition has recreated magical discourse. “Arguing with Angels is a tremendous contribution to the research of Western esotericism commonly, and to the research of Enochiana specifically. It locations the background and reception of the Enochian culture in the broader context of Western esotericism, thereby making Enochiana proper. Egil Asprem not just exhibits a radical familiarity with suitable theories, but additionally pertains to them significantly and argues convincingly for his personal interpretations and conclusions.” — Henrik Bogdan, writer of Western Esotericism and Rituals of Initiation Egil Asprem is a learn Fellow on the heart for background of airtight Philosophy and comparable Currents on the collage of Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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The Occult Philosophy in the Elizabethan Age (Routledge Classics)

By Frances Yates

It's challenging to overestimate the significance of the contribution made via Dame Frances Yates to the intense examine of esotericism and the occult sciences. To her paintings will be attributed the modern figuring out of the occult origins of a lot of Western clinical considering, certainly of Western civilization itself. The Occult Philosophy of the Elizabethan Age was once her final publication, and in it she condensed many points of her extensive studying to provide a transparent, penetrating, and, in particular, obtainable survey of the occult pursuits of the Renaissance, highlighting the paintings of John Dee, Giordano Bruno, and different key esoteric figures. The ebook is valuable in illuminating the connection among occultism and Renaissance suggestion, which in flip had a profound effect at the upward thrust of technological know-how within the 17th century. Stunningly written and hugely enticing, Yates' masterpiece is a must-read for someone attracted to the occult culture.

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Terrestrial Astrology: Divination by Geomancy

By Stephen Skinner

This e-book is worried with divinatory geomancy, a method utilizing 16 figures composed of dots to predict the longer term. This used to be initially performed by way of marking the earth (geo-), frequently sand, at random with a stick or throwing pebbles, nuts, or seeds haphazardly, and later via writing traces of dots on paper. The larger a part of the e-book offers with the historical past of this artwork, and there are notes and a bibliography. approximately seventy pages clarify the perform that is in line with rules just like these of the chinese language I Ching. The Greek assets suggest by way of "geomancy" gazing cracks within the earth instead of developing likelihood styles on oneself. disregarding Persia, India, and Palestine with sturdy purposes because the kingdom of starting place, the writer concludes that the Arabs have been the 1st to perform the paintings. From Arabia it unfold via North Africa to the Sahara; moment, through the purple Sea and the Indian Ocean to Madagascar; 3rd through Mislim Spain to the remainder of Europe.

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Cosmic Consciousness: A Study in the Evolution of the Human Mind

By Richard Maurice Bucke

2010 Reprint of 1905 edition.This paintings is the magnum opus of Bucke's profession, a undertaking that he researched and wrote over decades. In it, Bucke defined his personal event, that of contemporaries (most particularly Whitman, but in addition unknown figures like "C.P."), and the studies and outlook of historic figures together with Buddha, Jesus, Paul, Plotinus, Muhammad, Dante, Francis Bacon, and William Blake. Bucke constructed a concept related to 3 phases within the improvement of awareness: the straightforward cognizance of animals; the self-consciousness of the mass of humanity (encompassing cause, mind's eye, etc.); and cosmic attention - an rising college and the following degree of human improvement. one of the results of this development, he believed he detected a long ancient pattern during which spiritual conceptions and theologies had develop into much less and not more worried. A vintage paintings.

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The Enochian World of Aleister Crowley: Enochian Sex Magick

By Lon Milo DuQuette

Many think of Enochiana the main strong and least understood process of Western Occult perform. This e-book makes it really obtainable and straightforward to appreciate. Crowley's paintings, initially released in 1912, was once the launching pad for all that undefined. It lease the veil of the internal Order of the Golden sunrise and published its most respected jewel for all to determine. And now, for the 1st time, the reader is supplied with directions that bridge the space among the fabric and non secular worlds via integrating Enochiana with intercourse Magick. Mr. DuQuette and Dr. Hyatt convey over 40 years of useful adventure within the box to teach you the way to start utilizing this robust approach correct now. additionally comprises an Enochian dictionary. largely Illustrated.

See additionally The Golden sunrise Audios: the realm of Enochian Magic for additional guide at the Enochian language, together with right pronunciation.

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