Download Embracing the Witch and the Goddess: Feminist Ritual-Makers by Kathryn Rountree PDF

By Kathryn Rountree

Embracing the Witch and the Goddess is an in depth survey of present-day feminist witches in New Zealand. It examines the appeal of witchcraft for its practitioners, and explores witches' rituals, perspectives and ideology approximately how magic works. The e-book presents an in depth portrait of an undocumented element of the growing to be neo-pagan stream, and compares the distinctive personality of recent Zealand witchcraft with its opposite numbers within the usa, nice Britain, and Australia.Kathryn Rountree strains the emergence and historical past of feminist witchcraft, and hyperlinks witchcraft with the modern Goddess flow. She studies scholarly methods at the examine of witchcraft and offers with the most important debates that have engaged the movement's adherents and their critics, and finally offers what Mary Daly declared was once lacking from so much ancient and anthropological learn on witchcraft: a 'Hag-identified vision'.Based on fieldwork among witch practitioners, Embracing the Witch and the Goddess is a crucial contribution to the rising profile of present-day witchcraft and paganism.

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Download Collectanea hermetica by W. Wynn Westcott PDF

By W. Wynn Westcott

The Collectanea Hermetica is a ten quantity set of Occult airtight books edited through William Wynn Westcott. The volumes are as follows: 1) airtight Arcanum, 2) The Divine Pymander, three) a quick Enquiry about the airtight artwork, four) Æsch Mezareph, five) Somnium Scipionis, 6) Chaldæan Oracles of Zoroaster, 7) Euphrates, or the Waters of the East, eight) Egyptian Magic, nine) Numbers, 10) Sepher Yetzirah. || The volumes comprise a number of unique translations, commentaries, and copious notes. it's a precious source for all scholars of Hermeticism, Alchemy, Kabalah and western esotericism commonly.

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Download Ceremonial Magic: A Guide to the Mechanisms of Ritual by Israel Regardie PDF

By Israel Regardie

• creation from famous Golden sunrise pupil Pat Zalewski• comprises the outlet of the Watchtower Ritual for Self TransformationThe right operating of formality is on the middle of the Western magical culture. This e-book indicates precisely how ceremonial strategies can be utilized to pay attention and harness the big psychic and religious capability of human attention. Dr. Regardie’s targeted research and outline of key rituals are in keeping with his personal enormous event and his wisdom of Golden sunrise strategies. as well as supplying useful directions on gowns, ritual gear and decor, he additionally hyperlinks present occult perform to broader old precedents

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Download Tarot Talismans: Invoke the Angels of the Tarot by Sandra Tabatha Cicero PDF

By Sandra Tabatha Cicero

In accordance with stylish & Sandra Tabatha Cicero, the tarot is far greater than a set of symbolic images-it's a colourful surroundings of interconnected energies and entities. during this groundbreaking method of tarot, they introduce how those robust playing cards might be magically reworked into talismans and amulets. half certainly one of this ebook explores the character of talismans and amulets, how magic works, the position of the divine in magic, and magical ethics. the categorical energies and talismanic/amuletic makes use of of every card are defined, besides its magical correspondences-spanning elemental, astrological, and Qabalistic features. half is dedicated to "tarot angels" and invoking those divine energies, together with the way to use the Golden sunrise process, often called telesmatic magic. Ritual card spreads, consecration rites, and step by step examples show the way to use magical talismans to get a promoting, achieve psychic expertise, advertise therapeutic, mend a damaged friendship, improve magic talents, and extra.

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Download The Magical Tarot of the Golden Dawn by Chris Zalewski, Pat Zalewski PDF

By Chris Zalewski, Pat Zalewski

The authors tension experimentation with the tarot, that's a mark of a colourful magical procedure. The descriptions of every tarot card are very trustworthy and intensely entire. Of specific curiosity are the alchemical institutions and the authors’ paintings at the gematria or numerology of every card. For the 1st time an entire alchemical approach is given for the entire deck. there's additionally a great deal of additional astrological details and divinatory meanings and interpretations.Several very good feedback for learning and meditating at the playing cards are supplied through the authors. This ebook is a balanced mixture of either historic and new fabric awarded by means of the Zalewskis that stands firmly rooted in Golden sunrise teachings and formality perform. there are numerous fascinating new options during this book.Fully illustrated with seventy eight all new tarot playing cards by way of Golden sunrise member artist, bypass Dudchous.

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Download Aliens and Man? A Synopsis of Facts and Beliefs by Dr. Jerry Kroth PDF

By Dr. Jerry Kroth

NASA astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts have acknowledged they observed anything, Senator Dennis Kucinich famously acknowledged he believes UFOs are genuine, and with regards to all people has heard rumors that the USA army and intelligence firms are hiding whatever. during this publication, a school professor makes an attempt to use a dispassionate medical method of the query, pulling jointly and comparing proof for and opposed to numerous theories approximately extraterrestrial beings from outer area and different unexplained phenomena. How genuine is the facts, he asks, and what does it upload as much as? This e-book is meant to give all of the secret and intrigue with none of the hype, pseudo-science, or the slightest trace of Geraldo.When it involves extraterrestrials, UFOs, crop circles, and ancient-astronaut literature, such a lot clever readers are repulsed via New Age hype, became off through Erik Van Daniken, flustered through blatant pseudo-science, and deeply chagrined at how even the historical past Channel received dragged into the tabloid and sensational. but many clever, open-minded readers harbor mystery pursuits: within the nice Pyramid and the way it used to be outfitted, in mythic stories of sky gods coming and going, from Ezekiel to the Rig-Veda. they're awed via the tricky fractals in crop circles, and so they greater than take discover whilst a NASA astronaut says he was once trailed in area through UFOs. That wondering readership, notwithstanding, swims in an unlimited sea of agnosticism curious yet now not confident. And there simply aren t any books for them. None they could belief. None that reaches them. None that transcends tabloid fantasies to authentically deal with matters with sufficient dispassion and scholarly erudition to not insult their intelligence. the following, Dr. Kroth provides the run-down on a variety of facts, and ponders how trustworthy it can be. Readers are left with the entire parts to shape their very own equation.

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