By Phil Rickman
A supernatural thriller exploring the darker aspect of rural lifestyles in a distant Welsh mountain village, the place primal fears and historic longings hang-out the current day
Corpse-candles. Phantom funerals. The poultry of demise. It used to be insidious . . .
For Bethan, the schoolteacher, the previous superstitions woven into the social textile of her West Wales village are primitive and distasteful, that is why she's happy to welcome the subtle beginners: London journalist Giles Freeman and his spouse Claire. without doubt they're going to enable in a few clean air. however the Freemans are willing to take in this various tradition, an entire new lifestyle, rejecting the recommendation of an outdated colleague who warns them of a difficult and sour land the place they have continuously danced at the fringe of the abyss. They quickly study that this group hides an historic, bloody, and pagan secret—one that might hang-out them forever.
By Francis King
Lately there was a extraordinary resurgence of curiosity in what's usually known as the 'Occult'. well known Sun-sign astrology has develop into an issue for cocktail social gathering chatter; the 'Underground Press' diplays a thorough, even supposing frequently ill-informed, curiosity in such topics as Glastonbury, Ley searching, and alien craft; and books - lots of them owing what little benefit they own to the skillful employment of scissors and paste - on all points of occultism pour from the entire presses...
...Now, eventually, this quantity makes to be had to the occult pupil not just the symblic-masonic riches of the start up on rituals of the O.T.O. however the mystery magical directions of the Order's sevent, 8, and 9th levels, the entire info of the strategies from which such occultists as Theodor Reuss and Aleister Crowley derived their mystic powers.
Here is a resource e-book that has a spot within the library of each critical scholar of the Occult.
-By Francis King (from the book's dirt jacket)
By Arthur Edward Waite
Culled from the infrequent and sometimes inaccessible genuine manuscripts of magical grimoires from the 14th, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries, this copy of the 1911 version of the vintage paintings on magic and its secrets and techniques finds the entire glossy magician must understand so that it will start communing with the supernatural and appropriating its energy. Waite, a preeminent 19th-century specialist in esoterica, right here explores:
* the variation among white and black magic * the rituals of transcendental magic * the rituals of black magic * the names and workplaces of evil spirits * the mysteries of Goëtic theurgy * the "key" of Solomon the King * the mysteries of "infernal evocation" * and masses extra.
Complete with all of the diagrams you want to forged your individual spells--black and white--this is a vital quantity for the library of a person within the thrall of magic. yet be warned: Dabbling within the paranormal arts is an experience undertaken at your personal threat.
American-born British writer ARTHUR EDWARD WAITE (1857-1942) was once cocreator of the well-known 1910 Rider-Waite Tarot deck. between his a variety of books are satan Worship in France, The Holy Kabbalah, and New Encyclopedia of Freemasonry.
By Guido Ruggiero
Mining the wealthy Venetian information, specifically the strangely special files of Venice's personal department of the Roman Inquisition, Guido Ruggiero presents a strikingly new and provocative interpretation of the top of the Renaissance in Italy. during this boldly dependent paintings, he develops 5 narrative money owed of person encounters with the Inquisition that illustrate the double-edged metaphor of the way passions have been either certain through overdue Renaissance society and have been noticeable in flip as binding humans. during this method new views are opened on magic, witchcraft, love, marriage, gender, and self-discipline on the point of the neighborhood and past. Witches, courtesans, prostitutes, girls healers, nobles, Cardinals, and renegade clergymen and priests converse from those pages describing their lives, ideals, hopes, fears, and lies. With an innovative aptitude for storytelling and impeccable scholarship, Ruggiero exposes the wealthy complexity of the tradition and poetics of the standard on the finish of the Renaissance and illuminates a formerly unexplored bankruptcy in Italian heritage.
By Nikolas Schreck, Zeena Schreck
DEMONS OF THE FLESH is the 1st complete and unflinching evaluation of the erotic initiation and sexual sorcery necessary to the mysterious magical culture often called the “Left Hand Path”. in addition to the particular mechanics of intercourse magic, the e-book explores the occult software of such formerly forbidden practices as:
Sadomasochism. Orgies. Taboo-breaking. Fetishism. Sexual Vampirism. Ritual sex with Divine and Demonic Entities. Awakening the female Daemonic. Erotic Deprogramming and Deconditioning.
By Greg Jenkins
In accordance with the traditional magical writings of 14th-century magus, Honorius of Thebes, the Theban Oracle is a codex hired for hundreds of years as a method of devotion and divination. utilized by such masters of the occult sciences as Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, Dr. John Dee, Francis Barrett, and later Gerald Gardner, it has remained rather imprecise and elusive to the trendy practitioner. until eventually now.
In this booklet, writer Greg Jenkins, PhD, bargains either the total historical past of this medieval magical approach and a operating handbook for the fashionable mage to make use of it. In those pages, you'll locate:
• the best way to make and deal with your individual set of stones.
• a number of equipment for divination, from utilizing only one stone to utilizing 9 stones and more.
• the right way to use the Theban stones for spellcasting, together with love and purification spells and Theban incense and candle magick.
• a whole lexicon of the Theban alphabet with a who's who of Theban background in addition to divinatory meanings and the way they relate to the fashionable world.
• a short connection with the sacred herbs and angelic orders linked to each one symbol.
Prepare your self to find the hidden mysteries of the ancients and the magick inside of you.
By D. Brian Shafer
Lucifer, the Anointed Cherub, whose ministry in heaven is dedicated to the worship of the main excessive God, has develop into pessimistic approximately his customers in heaven. Ambition infected, he appears to be like to the soon-to-be-created Earth as a spot the place he can see his future learned. With a prepared workforce of both formidable angels, Lucifer creates a fifth-column of malcontents lower than the very throne of God. sizzling on their heels, notwithstanding, is a bunch of loyalists, led by means of Michael and Gabriel, who're suspicious of Lucifer's real causes. In detective variety type they slowly begin to unmask the real nature of Lucifer's sordid plot.
Chronicles of the Host is an attractive novel of the start of all issues. keep on with Lucifer's misleading plans to rule over Earth and his inevitable fall from grace.
By Mary K. Greer
<span style="color: #000000;">Drawing on approximately 40 years of tarot event, Mary okay. Greer has built a brand new energizing approach-made up of twenty-one stimulating techniques-to interpret or deepen your realizing of every card. simply because the twenty-one letters of the alphabet may be mixed to shape billions of phrases, Greer's twenty-one tools can be utilized in any mix for gaining impressive new insights and views. </span>
<span style="color: #000000;">Emphasizing either conventional and private equipment of interpretation, Greer's concepts contain storytelling, sketching, symbols, metaphors, dialogues, appearing, and different ingenious workouts. Designed to lead to interplay, transformation, and empowerment, this twenty-one-pronged method of tarot can assist readers extend commonplace interpretations and evolve new methods of connecting to the playing cards.
Winner of the Coalition of Visionary assets Award for top Divination publication
By Michael Cecchetelli
This is often the 1st time those complimentary grimoires were sure into one quantity. jointly they contain a wealth of spells, spirits, lore, talismans and psalm magic. generally footnoted, the seals corrected re-drawn and restored, with excerpts and workings from the translator's magical list, it is a functional textual content which throws mild at the Grimorium Verum, crimson Dragon and Grand Grimoire. The Black Dragon attracts seriously at the 1760 (1810) Grimoire of Honorius, that is considerably diversified to the 1670 variation and the sooner thirteenth century Sworn booklet of Honorius (Liber Juratus) that's an ancestor in identify by myself. The spirits referenced are as a result these we discover within the Grimorium Verum and the seals were corrected in accordance with the learn of Jake Stratton-Kent as provided within the actual Grimoire, (Scarlet Imprint 2009). the unique seals are reproduced for comparability. we discover many different parts of crafty craft in those pages together with the toad bone, black cat bone, horse secrets and techniques and standard spells for reliable and in poor health, in addition to a extraordinary use of an strange type of the magic reflect. by contrast, The Enchiridion of Pope Leo III is an early grimoire and a piece of nominally Christian magic. Legend means that it used to be awarded by way of Pope Leo III to Charlemagne and used to be answerable for his worldly luck. A disputed date of 1523 is given to its construction. The Enchiridion is pointed out time and again within the Black Dragon and in different places within the grimoire culture the place the penitential psalms are required.
By Don Miguel Ruiz
Within the 4 Agreements, don Miguel Ruiz unearths the resource of self-limiting agreements that rob humans of pleasure and create useless ache. in response to old Toltec knowledge, the 4 Agreements supply a robust code of behavior which can swiftly rework anyone’s existence to a brand new event of freedom, actual happiness, and love. those agreements are deceptively easy: Be impeccable together with your be aware (speak with integrity; say merely what you mean); Don’t take something in my view (nothing others do is due to you); Don’t make assumptions (find the braveness to invite questions and convey what you actually want); regularly do your most sensible (and you'll keep away from self-judgment, self-abuse, and regret). Peter Coyote’s resonant examining emphasizes the facility in those extraordinary tenets.