Take a fascinating journey into the life of one of the most respected, sought-after, and renowned magicians alive today: Lon Milo DuQuette. In this follow-up to his popular autobiography, My Life with the Spirits, DuQuette tells how a friend was cursed by a well-known foreign filmmaker and how they removed that curse with a little help from Shakespeare. He explains how, as a six-year-old, he used the Law of Attraction to get a date with Linda Kaufman, the most beautiful girl in first-grade. DuQuette also reveals the ins and outs of working with demons and provides a compelling account of performing an exorcism at a private Catholic high school.
As entertaining as they are informative, the true stories in this memoir contain authentic magical theory and invaluable technical information.
Sure to be a revelation to those who think that learning about the Qabalah needs to be tedious and serious, DuQuette shows that great truths can be transmitted through the medium of laughter.
Formerly titled The Magick of Thelema, this revised edition features extensive corrections, a new introduction, and a new ritual, "The Rites of Eleusis."
This is the perfect introductory text for readers who wonder what the works—rather than the myth—of Aleister Crowley are all about.
In The Book of Ordinary Oracles, Lon Milo DuQuette shows us how to use items lying around the house--from pocket change to chopsticks--to divine answer to everyday questions. He also tells us how to ask the right question and interpret the answer. The tools he provides will make consulting oracles as easy as reaching into your pocket or cupboard. Can one use channel surfing as an oracle? You bet! DuQuette's anecdotes illustrate various divination techniques. Laugh your way to wisdom while learning new ways to look at the I Ching and how to read tarot cards for yourself.
This is an excerpt from Lon DuQuette's The Chicken Qabalah and takes an unpretentious and humorous approach to the Hebrew Qabalah for those new to the study and presents the "bigger Qabalistic picture" to veteran Qabalists.
Part five of the Book of Jasher: what some religious scholars think should have been included in the Biblical canon.
The Magick of Aleister Crowley) introduces the newest Weiser Books Collection – The Magical Antiquarian Curiosity Shoppe. Culled from material long unavailable to the general public, DuQuette curates this essential new digital library with the eye of a scholar and the insight of an initiate.
Almost everyone has had dreams of flying or falling. It’s a common and universal experience. For centuries mystics have maintained that such dreams are more than dreams. They referred to this ‘dream’ environment the Astral World and the experience, Astral Projection. Today modern researchers are starting to sound like these ancient occultists when speculating upon the powers of the human senses to transcend the limits of the body. There is perhaps no aspect of magick and mysticism that is more fascinating and important then these out of body experiences (OBEs), and one of the finest introductions to this amazing subject is Swami Panchadasi’s (William Walker Atkinson) classic,“The Astral World”.
"It's as natural as breathing." How many times have we heard that? The irony is that the way most of us breath is far from natural. In fact, our unnatural and labored breathing habits are often the source of other physical and mental unpleasantness. Over and above the health benefits that proper breathing practices can bring our lives, it can also be the key to magical powers and mystical ecstacies. Yogi Ramacharaka teaches the HIndu Yogi technique of breath.
Much has been written about the Divine Fool. It is the guileless Parsifal who gains the Sacred Lance and fulfills the Grail Quest; In the Tarot, it is THE FOOL who conceals and reveals the mysteries of Being. If being made to feel like a fool is a prerequisite to enlightenment then perhaps you should waste no time filling out your application to The Grand and Noble Order of Button Busters.
Theosophist Mabel Collins' Light On The Path was the Tao Te Ching of the New Thought movement of the early 1900s. Its sublimely brief and simple wisdom was revered as ‘revealed’ scripture and acknowledged inspiration of the works of many influential Theosophists and occults including William Walker Atkinson.
Part two of the Book of Jasher: what some religious scholars think should have been included in the Biblical cannon.
It looks like Genesis. It sounds like Genesis. It tells many of the same stories and features many of the same characters as Genesis. But it’s not Genesis. It is the Book of Jasher, and some biblical scholars think it should have been included in the cannon of books that make up the Holy Bible.
Looking for a thoughtful fright? Or perhaps a frightful thought? Packed with stories selected by one of today’s leading esoteric scholars, this book will do more than make your toes curl and your skin crawl. These tales reveal hidden truths, inspire forbidden pursuits, and divulge the secrets of magical initiation in the guise of fiction. Covering topics from rituals to hauntings to the Devil himself, this one-of-a-kind volume includes selections from:Aleister CrowleyAmbrose BierceArthur MachenEdgar Allan PoeRobert W. ChambersRalph Adams CramH.P. LovecraftDion FortuneSir Edward Bulwer-LyttonBram StokerAs DuQuette writes in his introduction, horror takes its time. It creeps in, seeps in, and lingers. These stories will take you hours to read, but they will stay with you, biting at your heels from the shadows, eternally. Don’t say we didn’t warn you…
Part three of the Book of Jasher, what some religious scholars think should have been included in the Biblical canon.
Part four of the Book of Jasher: what some religious scholars think should have been included in the Biblical canon.
A highly personal, mildly vulgar, and not-at-all scholarly rendering of one of the world's oldest and most revered oracle. A seriously funny (and profound accurate) divination tool. Go ahead... ask a question.
An ancient manuscript and hidden occult powers all tangled into a love story, Zanoni is one of the most unsung novels of its time. Written in 1842 by Sir Edward BulwerLytton, most known for the classic introductory line: "It was a dark and stormy night."
It has been argued that the Egyptian Book of the Dead established the ultimate format for initiation – that initiatory programs of the great mystery schools of Greece, and Rome and the modern orders of Freemasonry all owe their existence and essence to the ancient Egyptian initiates. In this little pamphlet you will discover how you and a few friends with far too much time on your hands can throw on horses heads, dress up like Zeus and enter into the mysteries of THE SONS OF OSIRIS.
Perhaps the most perfectly composed vignette of tension and terror of all The King in Yellow episodes, Court of the Dragon drugs the reader like another sip of absinth, drawing us deep into the inner dialog of a tormented soul caught in the act of plunging into madness.
Part I – The Repairer of Reputations
The year is 1895, and you’ve just picked up a new book describing life in New York City 25 years in the future … a future United States that is prosperous, and the Federal government has evolved into a mild military dictatorship; a future where suicide is institutionalized, and publicly funded ‘Lethal Chambers’ are constructed in all large cities to humanely terminate the existence of those sad and unproductive citizens for whom life has become intolerable, a future in which two very determined conspirators will risk everything to place the rightful King of America on his throne. Sound like a disturbing vision? The madness has begun. This is the book that inspired H.P. Lovecraft.
An ancient manuscript and hidden occult powers all tangled into a love story, Zanoni is one of the most unsung novels of its time. Written in 1842 by Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton, most known for the classic introductory line: "It was a dark and stormy night." Rosicrucians, 'Dwellers on the Threshold' and power of love thickens the plot.
An early 20th century ritual of mock Masonry designed to keep both sexes happy, entertained, and engaged (and perhaps a little titillated) on "Lodge Night."
The Lodge Master of the Lodge is called Sister Angelcake. Her second in command is Sister Gossip, and the Most Refulgent Pincushion is called Sister Busybody. Sister Masons is as incorrect and 19th century as it gets ... because that's exactly what it was supposed to be. If nothing else, this 'Burlesque Degree' shows us how far things have come since great-grandma was a "Mason's Lady."
Robert W. Chamber's most hauntingly romantic tale from his collection of horror.
From the intro:
The most achingly beautiful and romantic of all the vignettes of The King in Yellow. Chambers exquisitely colors each scene, each action, each thought with the measured care of a master painter driven mad with ecstatic love. In this installment he makes no mention of the dreaded document, The King in Yellow, but he really doesn’t need to. By now the reader has been drawn into the unspoken nightmare of its spell – trapped like some helpless prehistoric beast sinking slowly to ia suffocating death in a tar-pit of elegantly phrased insanity.
Will love prevail for our hero?
An ancient manuscript and hidden occult powers all tangled into a love story, Zanoni is one of the most unsung novels of its time. Written in 1842 by Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton, most known for the classic introductory line: "It was a dark and stormy night."
The fourth and most darkly romantic offering from the 19th century horror classic, The King in Yellow.
A classic bonbon of Masonic in-jokes and irreverence.
Written with respect for the student, Modern Magick will safely guide you—even if you know little or nothing—through a progressive series of practical exercises and rituals, complemented by the knowledge, history, insights, and theory you need to become a successful ceremonial magician. Firmly rooted in the Western magickal tradition yet designed to be fully compatible with your contemporary practice, this book will help you attain full mastery of all core topics in magick:The inner mysteries of the Kabalah The most powerful rituals of magick How to create and perform your own rituals True meditation Magickal ethics Astral projection Tools of magick Evocation of spirits Pathworking Tantra and sex magick The importance of the Tarot Talismans and amulets Secrets of visualization Alchemy Psychic self-defense Healing rituals
Filled with personal stories and helpful illustrations, along with updated and brand-new material, this new edition of Modern Magick features a completely new lesson that reveals the concepts, techniques, and rituals of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Chaos Magick, and Postmodern Magick. Ideal for beginning, intermediate, or advanced students, and perfect as a manual for magickal temples, this is essential reading for every true magician.
"Modern Magick is a modern-day classic. It has become the standard textbook of practical magickal knowledge for magicians all over the world. We highly recommend it to beginner and adept alike."—Chic Cicero and Sandra Tabatha Cicero, authors of Experiencing the Kabbalah and Self-Initiation into the Golden Dawn Tradition
In The Encyclopedia of Magickal Ingredients she provides beginner and experienced practitioners of spellcasting with a quick, easy, and accurate guide to the magickal powers and properties of herbs, spices, flowers, vegetables, fruits, metals, and colors -- more than 500 ingredients in all.
With this info at your fingertips, you can craft spells for specific desires or needs -- whether it's love, luck, fertility, or even next month's rent! Written with passion for the craft and a deep understanding of the needs of modern-day Wiccans, The Encyclopedia of Magickal Ingredients is an indispensable addition to every occult library and an essential reference for all with the gift of magick.
The Inner Temple of Witchcraft is a thorough course of education, introspection, meditation, and the development of the magickal and psychic abilities that are the birthright of the witch. Four introductory chapters present the history, traditions, and principles of witchcraft, followed by thirteen lessons that start with basic meditation techniques and culminate in a self-initiation ceremony equivalent to the first-degree level of traditional coven-based witchcraft.
As you progress through this year-and-a-day course of study, you will explore a wide range of topics that support and inform the dedicated witch:Ancient and modern magickal philosophy Modern scientific theories supporting a new definition of reality "Instant" magick techniques for protection, healing, and serenity Energy work and anatomy, including chakras and auras Astral travel, dreams, and spirit guides Healing techniques for body, mind, and spirit
This book's non-dogmatic presentation encourages an eclectic, personal approach while providing a strong foundation for the practice of witchcraft and magick. Develop your psychic abilities and practice potent magickal techniques as you explore the source of every witch's power--the temple within.
Winner of the 2003 Coalition of Visionary Resources (COVR) Award for Best Magic Book
This grimoire traces the wanderings of Abdul Alhazred, a necromancer of Yemen, on his search for arcane wisdom and magic. Alhazred's magical adventures lead him to the Arabian desert, the lost city of Irem, ruins of Babylon, lands of the Old Ones, and Damascus, where he encounters a variety of strange creatures and accrues necromantic secrets.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
This book has not been prepared, approved, licensed, endorsed, or in any way authorized by any entity that created or produced Charmed.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Cultural psychologist and root worker Denise Alvarado, who grew up in New Orleans, draws from a lifetime of recipes and spells learned from family, friends, and local practitioners. She traces the history of the African-based folk magic brought by slaves to New Orleans, and shows how it evolved over time to include influences from Native American spirituality, Catholicism, and Pentecostalism. She shares her research into folklore collections and 19th- and 20th- century formularies along with her own magical arts.
The Voodoo Hoodoo Spellbook includes more than 100 spells for Banishing, Binding, Fertility, Luck, Protection, Money, and more. Alvarado introduces readers to the Pantheon of Voodoo Spirits, the Seven African Powers, important Loas, Prayers, Novenas, and Psalms, and much, much more, including:Oils and Potions: Attraction Love Oil, Dream Potion, Gambler’s Luck Oil, Blessing OilHoodoo Powders and Gris Gris: Algier’s Fast Luck Powder, Controlling Powder, Money Drawing PowderTalismans and Candle MagicCurses and Hexes
—A 16-page full-color insert, new with this edition
—Birthstone and jewelry magic lore
—Tables listing both planetary and elementary rulers of stones, magical intentions, and magical substitutions
In The Witches' Book of the Dead, modern-day Salem Warlock Christian Day shows how the spirits of our beloved dead can be summoned to perform such tasks as helping you to discover hidden opportunities, influence the minds of others, seduce the object of your affection, and even reach into the dreams of the unwary. According to legend, the Spirits of the dead can confer magical talents, fame, love, and wealth on those brave enough to summon them.
The Witches' Book of the Dead explores the enduring relationship between witches and the dead and teaches rituals and incantations to help readers open doorways to the spirit world.
Legendary Witches who have raised the dead, including The Witch of Endor, Circe, and Erichtho Creating ancestral altars and building relationships with spiritsThe tools of Necromancy: the bronze dagger, yew wand, iron keys, graveyard dust, the offering cauldron, spirit powders, the human skull, and more.Methods of spirit contact, including automatic writing, scrying mirrors, spirit boards, pendulums, and spirit mediumshipThe ancient arts of necromancy as a method of conjuring the dead to assist in magicRidding yourself of unwanted spirits using rituals of cleansing, banishing and exorcismGhost hunting techniques that combine psychic wisdom with modern technologyCommuning with the dead in dreamsSacred holidays and powerful celebrations of the deadResources on where to ethically obtain the tools of the tradeAn overview of the feared deities of the UnderworldRituals, recipes, exercises, and more!
Dare to walk between the worlds with Christian Day as he guides you across the River Styx into the shadowy realms where the dead long to connect with us once more!
This book presents a complete system of magic using herbs. You will learn the theory of magic and the tools you'll need. Then you'll get countless techniques for using herbs for magic. Need a protection method? "Pick several protective herbs and bind the stems together with red thread, then hang them up. This practice dates back to Babylonian times." You'll find a list of over 115 herbs that details their magical powers, so you can easily find which ones are protective in nature.
How about a divination using herbs? "Get a small quantity of dried patchouly, mugwort, or wormwood. Crumble the herb between your hands until it is finely diminished. Next, pour it into a small square pan (glass or ceramic). Light yellow candles and place the pan on your working area. Close your eyes, extend the index finger of your weak hand, and gently touch the center of the pan with its tip. Move it at random in the pan, shifting from one direction to another ... Now, remove your finger, open your eyes, and interpret the symbols you have just written in the herb."
All of the techniques, rituals, spells, talismans, healing methods, and charms are this easy. And most importantly, they work! You'll also find how to make and use incenses, scented oils, perfumes, fluid condensers, and so much more.
Here is your chance to work with a beautiful and simple system. Give it a try! You won't be disappointed.
Within the pages of this book you will find the secrets and techniques to become a Witch. These can be divided into three categories: philosophical disciplines, spiritual beliefs, and practical techniques. Each part gets a focus in this book.
In the first section, you will:
- Learn meditation and how it can be used for ritual
- Discover the secrets of visualization, telepathy, and personal power
- Use the self-analysis techniques to discover who you are and never walk in anyone's shadow
In the second section you can:
- Uncover the essence of the God and Goddess
- Discover the festivals of Witchcraft
- Learn how to make and use the tools of Witchcraft
- Understand how to do rituals, including the rite of self-initiation
And in the final section, you'll:
- Practice psychic protection, shapeshifting, and banishing
- Master astral projection
- Learn to interpret omens
This really just barely covers some of the information you will find revealed in these pages. Written in a style that is clear and concise, this book will add to your knowledge of Witchcraft. Whether you are new to the Craft or have been practicing for some time, Witchcraft: Theory and Practice will impart wisdom that will fascinate and entice. You will be using this book for many years to come.
A leaf from an oak tree . . . a wildflower . . . water from a sparkling stream . . . dirt from a cool dark cave—these are the age-old tools of natural magic. Born of the earth, possessing inherent power, they await only our touch and intention to bring their magical qualities to life.
The four elements are powerful magical tools. Using their energies, we can transform ourselves, our lives, and our world. This much-loved, classic guide offers more than seventy-five spells, rites, and simple rituals you can perform using the marvelous powers of the natural world.
Scott Cunningham was a greatly respected teacher and one of the most influential members of the modern Craft movement. A practitioner of elemental magic for twenty years, he wrote more than fifty books, including the seminal Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner.
Magical and spiritual discourse has failed to keep up with this new reality. The Chaos Protocols aims to fix that.
Join Gordon White as he shows you how to use chaos magic not only to navigate these trying times, but to triumph as well. Discover how to become invincible through initiation, and wage the mind war that will keep you moving toward what you really want. From sigil magic to working with spiritual allies, The Chaos Protocols helps you act on the unwavering belief that your life should matter and you're not going to let something as trifling as the apocalypse get in the way of it.
"Gordon White gives a master class on the hard economic realities and the kind of low down and dirty magic for which he has become famous. Pragmatic, sharp, and funny, The Chaos Protocols is a treasure of a book."—Peter Grey, author of Apocalyptic Witchcraft
"Take two parts Magick Without Tears, a measure of The Wealth of Nations, a pinch of Ian Fleming and a dash of Noel Coward and you have this almost promiscuously readable text. Whoever said books on magick can't be fabulously entertaining as well as eminently practical has obviously not read up on their Gordon White. Remedy that situation."—Chris Knowles, author of The Secret History of Rock n' Roll and Our Gods Wear Spandex
Inspiration For Your Magical Journey
Filled with practical spells, rituals, and ideas for invoking the power of the elements, Llewellyn's Magical Almanac has been inspiring all levels of magical practitioners for over twenty years. Discover over three dozen fabulous articles, grouped by element. Organize your life with a convenient calendar section—shaded for easy "flip to" reference—featuring world festivals, holidays, and 2015 sabbats. You'll also find the Moon's sign and phase, plus each day's color and incense to help you maximize the power of your magical work.
Published annually for over 20 years
Popular Wiccan author and teacher Christopher Penczak takes a threefold approach to protection magick in this guide for Witches, Pagans, shamans, and psychics. First, find out how to protect yourself using personal energy, will, and intent. Next, discover how to connect with your guardian spirits, angels, and patron deities. Finally, learn how to use traditional spellcraft and ritual for protection.
This comprehensive guide to psychic self-defense and protection magick also includes an audio CD of protection meditations read by the author.
"A wise, helpful book for beginners and intermediate students of the Craft."--PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
2005 Coalition of Visionary Resources (COVR) 1st Runner Up in Magic/Magick category
Modeled after the Old Farmers’ Almanac, it includes information related to the annual moon calendar (weather forecasts and horoscopes), as well as legends, rituals, herbal secrets, mystic incantations, interviews, and many a curious tale of good and evil. Although it is an annual publication with about 15 percent of the content specific to the date range of each issue, there are pages and pages of interesting and timeless articles about Witchcraft/Wicca, magic, herbalism, charms, spells, and related topics.
The theme of Issue 35 (Spring 2016 – Spring 2017) is air: the breath of life. Also included are articles on Lithuanian Day of the Dead, Nine Elements of the Druids, Tomb Sweeping Day, Kohl, and the Akashic Records.
In Vampyre Magick, Father Sebastiaan reveals the hidden rituals and spells of the Living Vampires. This companion volume to Sebastiaan’s Vampyre Sanguinomicon, is intended for initiates of the Stigoii Vii, but will appeal to any scholar of magickal arts, The Golden Dawn, or other Western Mystery Traditions.
Discover how to attract dragons, draw on their legendary energy and wisdom, and partner with them as co-magicians. Incorporate herbal spells, choose appropriate ritual tools and codes, and find magickal color associations. You will also learn many practical methods for working dragon magick-using amulets and talismans, planetary powers, divination, crystals, healing, astral projection, scrying, and more.
Praise for Dancing with Dragons
"A unique, one-of-a-kind tome and a welcome addition to the growing body of metaphysical lore." —Midwest Book Review
"A personal devotion and an academic work of the highest order." —The Dragon Chronicle (UK)
"Dragon-lovers everywhere will like this book." —Prediction
In Signs, Symbols & Omens, leading occult authority Ray Buckland describes the form and meaning of over 800 symbols from ancient and modern religions, magical traditions, and indigenous cultures around the world:
• Ancient Egypt
• Australian Aborigines
• Aztec and Mayan
• Ceremonial Magic
• Greek and Roman
• Magical Alphabets
• Native American
Understand the symbols used throughout human history and gain a deeper appreciation for the depth of the human experience and the vast uncharted realm of the collective unconscious.
Within this one-of-a-kind portable apothecary, you’ll learn to select and mix 67 essential oils for a myriad of magical, medicinal, and spiritual applications. Spanning every purpose from inner calm and romance to healing and energy work to prayer and spellcraft, all 1,200 recipes are arranged alphabetically to make it easy to find precisely what you need.
Step by step, Celeste Rayne Heldstab also shows how to create your own blends for spells, rituals, and remedies. Amp up their potency with correspondences for the elements, day of the week, time of day, Moon phase, astrological sign, herbs, and gemstones.
—Protection for house & home
—Love & passion
—Career & finances
—Dreamwork & meditation
—Beauty & skin care
—Fatigue, headaches, & other common ailments
“Celeste skillfully demystifies the process of using and blending oils by providing lucid, detailed, and easy-to-read instructions while emphasizing the magical power inherent in plants.”—Judika Illes, author of The Encyclopedia of 5,000 Spells