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Par Aldous Huxley. 1952
A reconstruction of sensational occurrences at the Ursuline Convent in Loudun during the early 1600s. After a group of nuns…were swept into a prolonged state of frenzy, they accused Urbain Grandier, Loudun's parson, of witchcraft. Huxley includes insights of modern psychology as well as his own speculations on good and evil. 1952.
Par Frank Donovan. 1971
Par Liliane Crété. 1995
Etude historique basee sur une celebre affaire de sorcellerie a Salem, en 1692, ou la fille et la niece d'un…reverend demontrerent des symptomes de possession diabolique. Au proces, les declarations des fillettes secourerent toute l'Amerique. Trois siecles apres l'histoire continue de fasciner. 1995.
Par Lois Bourne. 1985
The author, a "white" witch who uses her powers to cure illness and solve problems, recounts the experiences and visions…that convinced her of her powers, and the ways she has used her gift. 1985.
The vision & the voice: with commentary and other papers : the Equinox, volume IV number II (Equinox Ser. #Vol. 4)
Par Aleister Crowley, Victor B Neuburg, Mary Desti. 1998
This text is the record of Aleister Crowley's exploration of the 30 Aethyrs of the Enochian system of magick developed…by the Elizabethan magicians Dr John Dee and Edward Kelly. Crowley obtained these visions in Mexico in 1900, and in Algeria in 1909. They are the source of many key spiritual doctrines of Thelema. They give an account of the transcendence of the Ego by crossing the Abyss, and the attainment of the grade of Master of the Temple. 1998. Uniform title: Equinox (New York, N.Y.)
Par David Carroll. 1974
A journey into the world of magic and the lives of its magicians, from ancient times to the present. Explains…the difference between white and black magic and where magic begins and where it ends. 1974.
Par Robert-Lionel Séguin. 1978
Par Jules Michelet. 1966
Michelet, historien et poète, nous raconte la sorcière médiévale. Pour lui, la sorcellerie était tout simplement une protestation de l'esprit…de liberté contre celui de soumission représenté par l'Église Inquisitrice. 1966, c1862.
Par Milton Meltzer. 1999
Examines witch-hunts around the world from medieval Europe to the present day. Reveals how innocent people become accused of imaginary…crimes due to fear, ignorance, and mass hysteria. Includes the Salem witch trials, Shakespeare's witches, and twentieth-century examples of persecution. For junior high and older readers. c1999.
Par Christine Brouillet. 1991
Par Augusten Burroughs. 2019
From the number one New York Times bestselling author comes another stunning memoir that is tender, touching...and just a little…spooky. "Here's a partial list of things I don't believe in: God. The Devil. Heaven. Hell. Bigfoot. Ancient Aliens. Past lives. Vampires. Zombies. Homeopathy. Bigfoot. Canola oil, because there's no such thing as a canola. Note that "witches" and "witchcraft" are absent from this list. When really they should be right there at the top. The thing is, I wouldn't believe in them, and I would privately ridicule any idiot who did, except for one thing: I am a witch."-From Toil & Trouble For as long as Augusten Burroughs could remember, he knew things he shouldn't have known. He manifested things that shouldn't have come to pass. And he told exactly no one about this, save one person: his mother. His mother reassured him that it was all perfectly normal, that he was descended from a long line of witches, going back to the days of the early American colonies. And that this family tree was filled with witches. It was a bond that he and his mother shared - until the day she left him in the care of her psychiatrist to be raised in his family (but that's a whole other story). After that, Augusten was on his own. On his own to navigate the world of this tricky power; on his own to either use or misuse this gift. From the hilarious to the terrifying, Toil & Trouble is a chronicle of one man's journey to understand himself, to reconcile the powers he can wield with things with which he is helpless. There are very few things that are coincidences, as you will learn in Toil & Trouble. Ghosts are real, trees can want to kill you, beavers are the spawn of satan, houses are alive, and in the end, love is the most powerful magic of all.
Par Mary-Grace Fahrun. 2021
Italian folk magic is a beautiful, powerful, and effective magical tradition that is accessible to anyone who wants to learn…it, including Italians who want to regain their magical heritage. Containing magical and religious rituals and prayers, this book explores divination techniques, crafting, blessing rituals, witchcraft, and, of course, the evil eye, which is known as malocchio in Italian and which the author thoroughly explains, including what it is, where it comes from, and, crucially, how to get rid of it. Such insights will help listeners learn unique methods of magical protection, divination, and spells for love, sex, control, revenge, and more
Par Jeremy Naydler. 2005
A radical reinterpretation of the Pyramid Texts as shamanic mystical wisdom rather than funerary rituals• Reveals the mystical nature of…Egyptian civilization denied by orthodox Egyptologists• Examines the similarity between the pharaoh’s afterlife voyage and shamanic journeying• Shows shamanism to be the foundation of the Egyptian mystical traditionTo the Greek philosophers and other peoples of the ancient world, Egypt was regarded as the home of a profound mystical wisdom. While there are many today who still share that view, the consensus of most Egyptologists is that no evidence exists that Egypt possessed any mystical tradition whatsoever. Jeremy Naydler’s radical reinterpretation of the Pyramid Texts--the earliest body of religious literature to have survived from ancient Egypt--places these documents into the ritual context in which they belong.Until now, the Pyramid Texts have been viewed primarily as royal funerary texts that were used in the liturgy of the dead pharaoh or to aid him in his afterlife journey. This emphasis on funerary interpretation has served only to externalize what were actually experiences of the living, not the dead, king. In order to understand the character and significance of the extreme psychological states the pharaoh experienced--states often involving perilous encounters with alternate realities--we need to approach them as spiritual and religious phenomena that reveal the extraordinary possibilities of human consciousness. It is the shamanic spiritual tradition, argues Naydler, that is the undercurrent of the Pyramid Texts and that holds the key to understanding both the true nature of these experiences and the basis of ancient Egyptian mysticism.
Par Starhawk. 1987
Starhawk's brilliant examination of the nature of power offers creative alternatives for positive change in our personal lives, our communities,…and our world. Through example and ritual Starhawk empowers readers to resist and renew, to unlearn destructive self-hate and mutual distrust, and create a new culture of life and connectedness.
Par Glennie Kindred. 2013
In Earth Alchemy an updated edition of Glennie Kindred s The Alchemist Journey - she…explores a powerful fusion between the ancient healing art of alchemy and the energy inherent in each of the eight Celtic festivals This practical guide written in Glennie s accessible style show us how to work with each seasonal and alchemical shift and use the natural energy of transformation to experience ourselves in a new way It takes us on a journey of discovery to find our gold the source of our healing and happiness Earth Alchemy includes A key to the Earth Festivals and creating celebrations that encourage our natural ability to transform and change Key alchemical concepts and how they are tied to eternal natural laws we can all harness How to recognize natural phenomenon and their subtle meanings for our personal healing Experiencing the unity and interconnection of ourselves as part of the Earth Beautifully illustrated with Glennie s own deep evocations of alchemical spirit this book is a must read for anyone who is seeking to commune more closely with the natural world and who wishes to become a powerful force for change in the world
Par John Matthews. 2013
This evocative guide to Shamanism takes you on a journey from its origins in Europe, North America, Siberia and the…Arctic Circle through to contemporary rituals to try today. Illustrated with cultural images, totems and people, shaman John Matthews reveals the rich animistic traditions of this ancient spirituality and reveals how it can empower your life. Discover: The significance of power animals Shapeshifting - moving into different states of being Healing with spirit guides Vision questing - finding guidance in meditation and dream experiences Working with totems Shamanic drumming and trance
Par Witch Willow. 2016
Una guía original y de agradable lectura, estructurada en 10 lecciones, que introduce en la Wicca, una forma de brujería…orientada al bien, en comunión y armonía con las energías de la naturaleza. Aquí hallará: * Rituales para hallar el equilibrio de acuerdo con el ciclo de las estaciones. * Remedios naturales para los problemas de salud de carácter menor. * Cosméticos naturales. * Menús para cada día y para los días festivos. * Festividades que toda bruja debe celebrar. Una obra única con la que llegará a ser una auténtica bruja de hoy en día, que le enseñará a cuidarse y a hallar la serenidad y el equilibrio imprescindibles en el mundo actual.
The Illumination Process: A Shamanic Guide To Transforming Toxic Emotions Into Wisdom, Power And Grace
Par Alberto Villoldo. 2017
The Illumination Process guides the reader on a healing journey forged by the timeless wisdom of indigenous cultures and…the latest theories of neurobiology Through various stages in this journey of initiation we grow to understand the causes of our suffering and how to free ourselves from the pain and drama of our unhealed emotions Life itself invites us to be initiated through many means the possibility of love the loss of a parent or friend the birth of a child or a serious health crisis True initiation is empowered by facing personal challenges and experiencing the spiritual rebirth or illumination that follows Unifying this book is the sacred process of transforming toxic emotions into sources of power and grace The Illumination Process shows us how to bid a joyful good-bye to the people and places we have met discovering a sacred space where the spirit inhabits uniting the body and soul When we learn to let go from difficult situations and problems to accept our lives as they are we can begin to identify with a self that is eternal Recounting his own experiences tracing the mythologies of an array of cultures and expanding his inquiry into the field of neurobiology best-selling author Alberto Villoldo shows readers how they can benefit from these sacred practices
Par Alberto Villoldo. 2017
This fascinating book by best-selling author, psychologist, and medical anthropologist Alberto Villoldo explains the practices for healing outside of ordinary…time and space. It shows you how to enter the timeless now to heal events that occurred in the past, and to correct the course of destiny. Dr. Villoldo discusses ways in which you can heal yourself and your loved ones by employing intention through practices used by shamans of the Americas —which, until now, have been inaccessible to most of the world. The shamans of old called this journeying.In this book, you’ll discover that you have a four-chambered heart in the same way you have a four-chambered soul. In the first chamber, you store away the memory of a wound that derailed your destiny. In the second, you keep the limiting beliefs and soul contracts that you entered into at the time of your loss. In the third, you recover the grace and trust that will make you whole again; and in the fourth, you remember the calling and mission that you choose to unfold in this lifetime."While everyone has a future," Villoldo says, &lquo;only certain people have a destiny." This book shows you how to find and manifest yours.
Par Melanie Dewberry. 2017
Who are you really This is the central question The question you might have been asking yourself…all these years Who are you without your title your gender your talent your weight your income or your personality If you strip away all of your niceties all those embellishments that you ve added to your persona to be accepted what is left If you wriggle out of all the identities that others have foisted on you if you release all the ways you smooth out your rough edges so you can belong and feel safe who are you What is your core identity The Power of Naming A Journey toward Your Soul s Indigenous Nature is a beautiful guide to answering your soul s yearning to be known to live on purpose and to be authentic To hear and elicit your name you will need to be honest with yourself and admit that deep down inside you have always had at least an inkling of your essence but you ve played a game of hide-and-seek with your soul Through The Power of Naming peaceful warriors are born false identities and labels are cast off and a deeper understanding of the true soul is unearthed As you work through the chapters of this book learning to apply the teachings imbued with the author s rich Native American and African American background you will rediscover who you are and experience a new sense of freedom love and alignment with your highest self