Grimoire for the Apprentice Wizard

Author: Oberon Zell-Ravenheart

Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser

ISBN: 1601639716

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 372

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With contributions and additional material from Raymond Buckland, Raven Grimassi, Patricia Telesco, Morning Glory Zell-Ravenheart, and other illustrious members of The Grey Council, here is the book Merlin would have given a young Arthur...if only it had existed. This essential handbook contains everything an aspiring Wizard needs to know. It is profusely illustrated with original art by Oberon and friends, as well as many woodcuts from medieval and alchemical manuscripts—plus charts, tables, and diagrams. It also contains: Biographies of famous Wizards in history and legend; Descriptions of magickal tools and regalia (with full instructions for making them); spells and workings for a better life; rites and rituals for special occasions; a bestiary of mythical creatures; systems of divination; the Laws of Magick; myths and stories of gods and heroes; lore and legends of the stars and constellations; instructions for performing amazing illusions, special effects, and many other wonders of the magickal multiverse. To those who study the occult, in particular, Witchcraft, the name of Oberon Zell-Ravenheart is internationally-known and respected. He is a genuine Wizard, and he has written this book for any person wishing to become one. Perhaps, as some have written, Oberon Zell-Ravenheart is the real Albus Dumbledore to aspiring Harry Potters! In addition to his own writings in this collection, he also presents other writers who add some highly thoughtful insights. Such as Raymond Buckland, among others. The illustrations and photographs which accompany the text are among the finest found anywhere, and are a helpful boon to those wanting to see what they are reading about. Biographies of many famous Wizards of history and legend appear in the book. Detailed descriptions of magickal tools with information for making them appears in this book. Additional information includes rites and rituals for special occasions, a bestiary of mythical creatures, a detailed and educational discussion on the laws of magick, myths, and lore of the stars and constellations. This book is full of instructions! As a handbook and guide for becoming a Wizard, this is as near perfect and honest a book as one will find today. New Page Books has done a great service to the paranormal and occult community readers by publishing this worthwhile reference book. Oberon Zell-Ravenheart has written a classic on Wizardry. This is his masterpiece. One of the American pioneers of Paganism in the United States, his lifetime of learning and information is shared with readers from all walks of life. He started in 1968 with the publication of his award-winning journal, Green Egg, and is often considered by readers as one of their favorite Pagan writers. The lessons in this fine book are accurate, honest, and entertaining. If you want to become a Wizard, this is the book to start with, and learn from. This Grimoire is must-have reading for readers interested in true magick. The information given on ghosts will hold the reader spellbound, as will all information in this reference book!
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Companion for the Apprentice Wizard

Author: Oberon Zell-Ravenheart

Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser

ISBN: 1601639902

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 288

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Here Is the Book Merlin Could Have Given a Young Arthur...If Only It Had Existed. Oberon Zell-Ravenheart shares magickal practices in his new book Companion for the Apprentice Wizard. Unlike his first best-selling book, Grimoire for the Apprentice Wizard, which focused on the lessons one must learn to become a Wizard, Oberon focuses on taking you to the next level by putting those lessons to use with hands-on magickal training. Chapters are based on the Departments of Oberon's Grey School of Wizardry: Alchemy Beast Mastery Ceremonial Magick Cosmology and Metaphysics Divination Healing Lifeways Lore Mathemagicks Metapsychics Nature Performance Magic Practice Sorcery Wizardry Wortcunning Inside you will find materials and exercises from the vaults of the Grey School, and instruction from the faculty. Step-by-step instructions are provided for: How to make a Wizard’s wand How to make your own runes How to make a pocket sundial How to make and use a firebow How to make the milky way galaxy How to make your own amulets and talismans Potions for all purposes How to conjure illusions and create special effects And many other amazing projects... Companion for the Apprentice Wizard also includes a number of hand-drawn, full-page diagrams of magickal objects to copy, cut out, and assemble, including: Spinners for psychokinesis A Planetary Hour Calculator The Mariner’s Astrolabe A winged dragon A model of the mystic pyramid A model of Leonardo da Vinci’s Ornithopter
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Creating Circles and Ceremonies

Rituals for All Seasons and Reasons

Author: Oberon Zell-Ravenheart,Morning Glory Zell-Ravenheart

Publisher: Career Press

ISBN: 9781564148643

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 287

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There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Binghamton, New York from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
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The Wizard and the Witch

Seven Decades of Counterculture, Magick & Paganism

Author: John C. Sulak,Carl Llewellyn Weschcke,Oberon Zell,Morning Glory Zell

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738740519

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 432

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This is the stranger-than-fiction story of two soul mates who rejected the status quo and embraced higher ideals . . . and had a whole lot of fun while they were at it. Reclaiming Pagan as a spiritual identity—and living in an open marriage for over four decades—Oberon and Morning Glory Zell truly embody the freedom to think, to love, and to live. Telling the stories of their singular lives in this unique oral history, Oberon and Morning Glory—together with a colorful tribe of friends, lovers, musicians, homesteaders, researchers, and ritualists—reveal how they established the Church of All Worlds, revitalized Goddess worship, discovered the Gaea Thesis, raised real Unicorns, connected a worldwide community through Green Egg magazine, searched for mermaids in the South Pacific, and founded the influential Grey School of Wizardry. Join Morning Glory and Oberon as they share the highs and lows of their extraordinary lives, and explore the role they played in shaping the community of Witches and Pagans that thrives in the world today. Includes a 16-page color photo insert.
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Wandlore

The Art of Crafting the Ultimate Magical Tool

Author: Alferian Gwydion MacLir

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738728950

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 288

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Learn the secrets of wandmaking and gain a powerful new tool for magical workings of all sorts. This enchanting, one-of-a-kind guidebook is for anyone who's ever wanted to know how magic wands work or longed to have a real magic wand of his or her own. Written by the foremost authority on the making of wands, this book is the first devoted solely to the art of wandmaking and its mysteries. Discover how a tree branch is transformed into a wand of magic, from selecting the wood and working in harmony with the tree spirits (or dryads) to understanding the magical correspondences of different stones, colors, and metals. Wandlore reveals aspects of wand theory that have never been discussed before in print—such as how the four-part design of a magic wand relates to the four alchemical elements, and the role of astrology, elemental correspondences, and the spheres of existence in wandmaking. It shares the magical process for empowering wand cores using phoenix feathers, unicorn hair, and elements of other mythical creatures. This groundbreaking masterwork belongs in the library of every practicing magician, witch, wizard, or druid.
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The Book of Wizardry

The Apprentice's Guide to the Secrets of the Wizard's Guild

Author: Cornelius Rumstuckle

Publisher: Llewellyn Publications

ISBN: 9780738701653

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 325

View: 595

Gives the twenty-two secrets for becoming a Wizard, including how to make a wand, read an oracle, and achieve member status in the Wizards' Guild.
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Witch School

Living the Wiccan Life

Author: Debbe Tompkins,Sherrene Hubbard

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 073871495X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 248

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Learn what it means to be Wiccan with this easy-to-follow course from WitchSchool.com. From energy and consciousness studies to casting spells and making magick, this friendly guide presents the essentials of Wicca in an engaging and straightforward manner. Readers will learn about Wiccan ethics, gods and goddesses, sabbats and esbats, magic wands, herbal concoctions, altars, pentacles, totem animals, and a variety of divination practices.
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Green Egg Omelette

An Anthology of Art and Articles from the Legendary Pagan Journal

Author: Oberon Zell-Ravenheart,Chas S. Clifton,Christopher Penczak

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781601630469

Category: Religion

Page: 286

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Selections of poetry, art, letters, and articles from the past forty years, which reflect the history of modern Paganism, are compiled in this richly illustrated anthology that features works from Ralph Metzner, Diana Paxson, Antero Ali, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Robert Anton Wilson, Starhawk, and others. Original.
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Smoky and the Feast of Mabon

A Magical Child Story

Author: Catherynne M. Valente

Publisher: Magical Child Books

ISBN: 0979683467

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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A little girl discovers the meaning of the Wiccan harvest holiday Mabon.
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The Voudon Gnostic Workbook

Expanded Edition

Author: Michael Bertiaux

Publisher: Weiser Books

ISBN: 9781578633395

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 672

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A long-awaited new edition of the seminal text on the spiritual system that is a convergence of Gnosticism and Haitian voodoo, The Voudon Gnostic Workbook is a singular sacred work that is comprehensive in scope -- from "how to be a lucky Hoodoo" to how magick and voodoo intersect energetically, to esoteric time travel. Complete with charts and graphs and instructive interdimensional physics, The Voudon Gnostic Workbook is an "object of desire" among students of the occult. Weiser's long-anticipated republication of this rare text will be an event in the annals of esoteric publishing, as the book itself is somewhat of an "unholy grail." There are listservers devoted to it and much discussion of the mysteries held within its pages. While The Voudon Gnostic Workbook has remained a controversial book considered important for masters of metaphysics, it recently came into popular culture and renewed popularity when Grant Morrison revealed it had been the inspiration for his cult comics The Invisibles, using the cribbed time travel from Bertiaux' s masterwork. Voodoo is not an evil religion and is much misunderstood. It derives from the Dahomean Gods called the "Loa." Esoteric voodoo is actually a highly practical procedure for leading us into making contact with the deepest levels of our being and most ancient modes of consciousness. Michael Bertiaux's Voudon Gnostic Workbook is the most comprehensive and illuminating contemporary book on the subject. Launched out of a correspondence course and series of classes for students and followers of Voudon Gnosticism and the OTO, this seminal text is at once one of the most mysterious and magnificent of all esoteric books.
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Advanced Wizardry

Theory and Practice of the Arcane Lore of High Magic and Incantations

Author: Loricus Ben Abechai

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781494720377

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 460

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Advanced Wizardry is a book for both the beginning student of Magic and the practicing Wizard. Within you will find answers to the elusive nature of Magic, to what it really is and how is it that it manifests in the physical realms. It will be a helpful guide to the solitary student for it proposes a way to study Magic and to properly use it. In its pages you will find valuable information regarding the nature of Magic, definitions that up to now had been reserved and kept away from the world in general. It will provide the student with ample knowledge regarding the various levels of reality, the various magical laws and all the necessary information needed to kindle the prized Philosophical Sphere of the Wizard. With this Sphere, the Apprentice and Wizard will be able to delve into the magical realms unhindered by the events, situations and dealings of the ordinary world and will allow him/her to reach into higher states of consciousness and awareness. With this Sphere the aspiring student will be able to cast Magic the marvelous incantations found inside and will raise him/her towards the realms of angels and celestials. Also, this grimoire holds in its pages those powerful and potent magical words that had been kept secret for a limited few and will give you the power to shape your destiny for the better. Finally, it possess a very fine and detailed view on the Tarot, the Runes and how to use them as it teaches you how to scry, use the crystal ball and the smoking censer to peruse into the invisible realms.
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The Tree of Enchantment

Ancient Wisdom and Magic Practices of the Faery Tradition

Author: Orion Foxwood

Publisher: Weiser Books

ISBN: 9781609250232

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 288

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In Faery Seership the truths we seek can only be found within ourselves, within nature, and within our relationships to nature. At the center of the Faery Tradition lies the Tree of Enchantment: the symbol for these relationships and for the threefold life of humanity. At each level of the tree, there are attending spirit forces that vary from beings of light to beings of shadow, from the ancestors of humanity to the architects of form and nature, from the destiny of our planet to the creation forces of the universe. The tree’s roots grow through the lower world, where all life originates and the dead travel, its trunk and lower branches reach out across the middle world, where elemental forces and the four directions guide us, and its highest branches reach the into the upper world and the Star realm. Weaving together folk tradition and extensive academic research, Orion Foxwood has created an accessible, beautifully written pathway into the Old Religion of Faery Seership. Based on Appalachian traditions, Wiccan studies, Celtic oral traditions, and the Craft from Western and Northern Europe, The Tree of Enchantment offers the student of Faery Tradition both introductory and advanced visionary practices and authentic tools to learn to navigate the three realms of humanity. With diligence and an open heart, the reader will learn to cross The River of Blood, pass through The Gate of Awakening, and over The River of Stars.
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Grimoire of the Necronomicon

Author: Donald Tyson

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738722227

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 216

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On the heels of his widely successful trilogy of works honoring H. P. Lovecraft, Donald Tyson now unveils a true grimoire of ritual magic inspired by the Cthulhu Mythos. The Grimoire of the Necronomicon is a practical system of ritual magic based on Lovecraft's mythology of the alien gods known as the Old Ones. Fans of Lovecraft now have the opportunity to reliably and safely get in touch with the Old Ones and draw upon their power for spiritual and material advancement. Tyson expands upon the Old Ones' mythology and reintroduces these "monsters" in a new, magical context—explaining their true purpose for our planet. As a disciple, you choose one of the seven lords as a spiritual mentor, who will guide you toward personal transformation. Grimoire of the Necronomicon features ritual forms and invocations for the daily and yearly rites of the Old Ones, individual rituals devoted to each of the seven major figures of the mythos, and most importantly, a grand ritual for personal attainment. The daily rituals provide an excellent system of esoteric training for individual practitioners. This grimoire also provides structure for an esoteric society—Order of the Old Ones—devoted to the group practice of this unique system of magic.
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A Wizard's Bestiary

A Menagerie of Myth, Magic, and Mystery

Author: Oberon Zell-Ravenheart,Ash Dekirk

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781564149565

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 357

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Zell-Ravenheart gives a comprehensive look at real and fabled magical creatures from around the world.
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Pagan Portals - Kitchen Witchcraft

Crafts of a Kitchen Witch

Author: Rachel Patterson

Publisher: John Hunt Publishing

ISBN: 1780998422

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 96

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Pull up a chair, have a cup of tea, sit back and take a glimpse into the world of Kitchen Witchcraft. This little book will give you an insight into what a Kitchen Witch is, what they do and how they do it. It gives an overview of the Sabbats, working with the Moon, the elements and candle magic. Packed full of ideas for crafting such as washes and smudges for your home and your body, witch bottles, incense, medicine bags, magic powders and offerings. Take a stroll through a Kitchen Witch's garden and discover what you will find there and finish up with some lovely meditations. Follow the heart of a Kitchen Witch...
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The Magician's Companion

A Practical & Encyclopedic Guide to Magical & Religious Symbolism

Author: Bill Whitcomb

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 9780875428680

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 577

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The Magician's Companion by Bill Whitcomb is the most complete collection of practical information on magical systems from around the world you can add to your magical techniques. It begins with a complete introduction to magic, from definitions to a program of study so you can use the many systems described in the book. There are 91 systems described, including: ·The four worlds of the Hopi ·The Hindu Tattwas ·The Chinese Five Elements ·The Chakras ·The eight Chinese trigrams ·The Qabalistic Tree of Life ·Astrology ·The meridians of acupuncture ·Geomantic symbols ·The druid tree alphabet ·The Enochian system ·The Runes ·The color scales ·The hexagrams of the I Ching ·The 72 names of God There is so much more in this book. You'll also learn the techniques of working with: ·Alchemy ·Magical Alphabets ·Deities from numerous pantheons ·Telesmatic images ·Magic squares and sigils ·Attributions for gems and minerals This just scratches the surface of what has been acclaimed as one of the greatest research tools ever for magicians of all type. The magical knowledge of our ancestors comprises an intricate and elegant technology of the mind and imagination. The Magician's Companion makes the ancient systems accessible, understandable, and useful to modern magicians by categorizing and cross-referencing the major magical symbol systems. In fact, as a cross-reference, it is simply beyond compare. The Magician's Companion is the single source with the most complete information on Eastern and Western magical systems ever published. Students of mysticism, mythology, symbolic art, literature, and even cryptography will find The Magician's Companion of infinite value. This book is a must.
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Broken Homes

Author: Ben Aaronovitch

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 069814371X

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Ben Aaronovitch's bestselling Rivers of London urban fantasy series • “The perfect blend of CSI and Harry Potter.” —io9 A mutilated body in Crawley. A killer on the loose. The prime suspect is one Robert Weil, possibly an associate of the twisted wizard known as the Faceless Man. Or maybe just a garden-variety serial killer. Before apprentice wizard and Police Constable Peter Grant can even get his head 'round the case, two more are dropped in his lap: a town planner has gone under a tube train, and there's a stolen grimoire for Grant to track down. So far, so London. But then Peter gets word of something very odd happening on a housing estate designed by a nutter, built by charlatans, and inhabited by the truly desperate. Is there a connection? And if there is, why oh why did it have to be South of the River—in the jurisdiction of some pretty prickly local river spirits?
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The Demonology of King James I

Includes the Original Text of Daemonologie and News from Scotland

Author: Donald Tyson

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738729949

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 360

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Written by King James I and published in 1597, the original edition of Demonology is widely regarded as one of the most interesting and controversial religious writings in history, yet because it is written in the language of its day, it has been notoriously difficult to understand. Now occult scholar Donald Tyson has modernized and annotated the original text, making this historically important work accessible to contemporary readers. Also deciphered here, for the first time, is the anonymous tract News from Scotland, an account of the North Berwick witch trials over which King James presided. Tyson examines King James’ obsession with witches and their alleged attempts on his life, and offers a knowledgeable and sympathetic look at the details of magick and witchcraft in the Jacobean period. Demonology features historical woodcut illustrations and includes the original old English texts in their entirety. This reference work is the key to an essential source text on seventeenth-century witchcraft and the Scottish witch trials
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Wizardry 101

Awakening the Wizard Within You

Author: Mary F. Abbamonte

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780978749507

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 176

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Do you ever wish you could attend a school like Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Do you imagine yourself to be in a world full of magical possibilities? Wizardry 101 - Awakening the Wizard Within You may make your dreams come true! Unlike books that take you into magical worlds but leave you feeling disappointed when you come back to the 'real' world, this is not a fictional book. The magic doesn't stop when you stop reading! This practical guide to making magic of your own is an actual "how-to" manual to start you on your journey into the mysterious world of wizardry that has been shrouded in myth and legend since the time of King Arthur's Merlin. This book will connect you with the source of your true power and psychic abilities - from essential ancient esoteric knowledge which holds the keys to awakening the wizard within, to conjuring spells, astral travel, wielding the energy of the elements and the light force, and working with the wizard's wand and staff. You will also learn to invoke the oracles, unlock the secrets and magic your dreams hold, and summon their power.
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The Big Book of Practical Spells

Everyday Magic That Works

Author: Judika Illes

Publisher: Weiser Books

ISBN: 1633410285

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 304

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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, colors, 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 your aura, protect yourself from malevolent powers, and create and use a wide variety of spells. There are spells for marriage, fertility, pregnancy prevention, babies and children, money, healing, and transitioning to the next life. These are spells that will help make life easier, more productive, and stress free. *Previously published at Pure Magic
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