Download E-books The Thirteenth Candle PDF

By T.Lobsang Rampa

The loss of life guy jerked after which collapsed. His physique twitched, after which lay nonetheless.

The Lama nodded back to the acolyte, who touched flame to the 3rd stick of incense. "Spirit now published from the discomfort body," acknowledged the Lama, "pay realization ahead of commencing in your trip; watch out for I shall element to you the stairs you want to take, and the trail you want to follow..."

The fourth stick of incense used to be lit, and the smoke trailed upwards, as though it have been drawn in blue-gray chalk, immediately as a pillar within the virtually airless room...

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Download E-books Servant of the Shard (Forgotten Realms: The Sellswords, Book 1) PDF

By R.A. Salvatore

With every one kill, I develop wiser, and with further knowledge, I develop stronger.

Powerful murderer Artemis Entreri tightens his grip at the streets of Calimport, pushed by way of the facility of his hidden drow supporters. yet his sponsor Jarlaxle grows ever extra formidable, and Entreri struggles to stay wary and up to the mark. quickly, the facility of the malevolent Crystal Shard grows more than them either, threatening to attract them right into a monstrous internet of treachery from which there'll be no break out.

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Download E-books Magic in Ancient Egypt: Revised Edition PDF

By Geraldine Pinch

The Egyptians have been well-known within the historic international for his or her wisdom of magic. faith, drugs, know-how, and what we'd name magic coexisted with no obvious clash, and it was once common for magical and "practical" treatments for ailment, for instance, for use side-by-side. everybody resorted to magic, from the pharaoh guarding his nation with tricky magical rituals to the expectant mom donning amulets to guard her unborn baby. Magic in historic Egypt examines the attention-grabbing connections among fable and magic, and the deities corresponding to Bes and Isis who had exact magical significance. Geraldine Pinch discusses the options for magic, its practitioners, and the surviving magical texts, in addition to the items that have been utilized in magic—figurines, statues, amulets, and wands. She devotes a bankruptcy to medication and magic, and one to magic and the useless. ultimately, she exhibits how parts and impacts from Egyptian magic survived in or have been taken up by means of later societies, correct as much as the twenty-first century.

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Download E-books The Way of the Shaman: A Guide to Power and Healing PDF

By Michael Harner

This vintage on shamanism pioneered the trendy shamanic renaissance. it's the leading source and reference on shamanism. Now, with a brand new creation and a consultant to present assets, anthropologist Michael Harner offers the definitive guide on functional shamanism – what it truly is, the place it got here from, how one can participate.

"Wonderful, attention-grabbing… Harner rather is aware what he is speaking about."
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"An intimate and useful advisor to the paintings of shamanic therapeutic and the expertise of the sacred. Michael Harner is not only an anthropologist who has studied shamanism; he's an real white shaman."
STANILAV GROF, writer of 'The experience Of Self Discovery'

"Harner has impeccable credentials, either as an instructional and as a training shaman. absolutely (since the new demise of Mircea Eliade) the world's major authority on shamanism."
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Michael Harner, Ph.D., has practised shamanism and shamanic therapeutic for greater than 1 / 4 of a century. he's the founder and director of the root for Shamanic stories in Norwalk, Connecticut.

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Download E-books Stages of Evil: Occultism in Western Theater and Drama (Studies in Romance Languages) PDF

By Robert Lima

"The evil that males do" has been chronicled for hundreds of thousands of years at the eu degree, and maybe nowhere else is human worry of our personal evil extra special than in its personifications in theater. Early writers used theater to speak human reviews and to demonstrate reverence for the gods governing everyday life. Playwrights from Euripides onward sought concept from this interaction among the worldly and the occult, utilizing human trust within the divine to control characters' activities inside a dramatic enviornment. The consistent adherence to the supernatural, regardless of altering non secular ideologies over the centuries, testifies to a deep and carrying on with trust within the skill of a better strength to intervene in human existence. levels of Evil is the 1st booklet to check the illustration and dating of evil and the occult from the prehistoric origins of drama via to the current day. Drawing on examples of magic, astronomy, demonology, ownership, exorcism, fairies, vampires, witchcraft, hauntings, and voodoo, writer Robert Lima explores how theater formed American and eu perceptions of the occult and the way the dramatic works studied the following replicate society again upon itself at assorted issues in historical past. From representations of Dionysian rites in old Greece, to the Mouth of Hell within the center a while, to the paranormal cabalistic lifetime of the Hasidic Jews, to the witchcraft and magic of the Elizabethan and Jacobean level, Lima strains the recurrence of supernatural motifs in pivotal performs and function works of the Western culture. contemplating a number of myths and cultural artifacts, comparable to the "wild man," he describes the evolution and continuous illustration of supernatural archetypes at the smooth degree. He additionally discusses the sociohistorical implications of Christian and pagan representations of evil and the theatrical creativity that occultism has engendered. Delving into his personal theatrical, literary, folkloric, and trip stories to augment his observations, Lima assays the complicated international of occultism and examines diversified works of Western theater and drama. a special and finished bibliography of eu and American performs concludes the learn and allows extra examine into the area of the social and literary impression of the occult.

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Download E-books EARLY AND CONTEMPORARY SPIRIT ARTISTS, PSYCHIC ARTISTS AND MEDIUM PAINTERS FROM 5,000 B.C. TO THE PRESENT DAY. PART 3 (Illustrated History of Spirit Art and Mediumistic Painting.) PDF

By Maximillien de Lafayette

Half three from a collection of eight components. EARLY AND modern SPIRIT ARTISTS, PSYCHIC ARTISTS AND MEDIUM PAINTERS FROM 5,000 B.C. to the current DAY. historical past, research, research. released by way of occasions sq. Press, big apple. additionally on hand in paper again in a mega quantity of 736, college Edition/Economy variation, and in Museum Edition/Collector’s, a deluxe variation in complete shades published on modern, heavy inventory paper, in 2 volumes.
This is a world’s most excellent; the 1st encyclopedic publication in this topic, ever published. Authoritative, accomplished, documented, absolutely illustrated, and wealthy in content material, research, old presentation, and comparative stories of the entire aspects and genres of Spirit artwork, Psychic paintings, and Mediumistic paintings. a real treasure.
•From the Contents:
•The inventive caliber of the early spirit artists
•Some of our best painters have been encouraged through Spirit Art
•The 18 significant different types of Spirit Art/Psychic Art/Mediumistic Art
•1-The Mesopotamian Spirit art…72
•2-Fik’r Irtisaam: The mental-metaphysical artwork of the Mounawariin (Enlightened Masters)
•3-The Arabic and Persian spirit art
•4-The classic/early eu Spirit paintings. (Mid-19th century-Mid twentieth century)
•5-The early American Spirit artwork (Circa 1875-1883)
•6-The modern Spirit paintings, or glossy Psychic Art
•(Mid-20th century to the current day)
•7-The modern air of mystery graphs psychic art
•8-The guided, encouraged, meditative, and intuitive esoteric arts
•9-The distant viewing Psychic paintings (aka “SPA” the Spying Psychic Art)
•10-The modern Brazilian Spirit art
•11-The predictive psychic art
•12-The Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts Spirit art
•13-The Shamanic Spirit art
•14-The nature-Spirit art
•15-Esoteric Spirit art
•16-Meditative Spirit art
•17-Intuitive Spirit art
•18-The healing-touch psychic art
•Aura with symbols and numbers
•Automatic sketching
•Guide painting
•Abstract-Spirit artwork, encouraged via spirits in the course of a séance
•Spirit artwork produced in a semi-trance state
•Automatic portray done in a semi-trance state
•Automatic portray carried out in a trance state
•A psychic-automatic drawing
•Automatic cartoon finished in the course of a religious psychic state
•Mediumistic paintings performed in the course of a spirit’s ownership of the physique of an artist
•Psychic-planetary paintings guided via spirits from Mars
•Psychic-angelic art
•Art Brut encouraged by means of early Spirit art
•Angel/Spirit advisor art
•Guardian angel art
•Indonesian “Art vague” stimulated by means of Spirit paintings and artwork Brut
•Inspirational art
•Intuitive painting
•Soul graph
•Paintings produced in the course of non secular and mysterious experiences
•Art produced in the course of animal communique sessions
•So, what do spirit artists draw and paint?.
•The Case For And opposed to Spirit artwork And Spirit Artists
•Mediumistic Art/Spirit paintings as opposed to Science
•Scientific, psychiatric, mental and philosophical examine and research of artwork Spirit and the method of spirits’ portraiture
•Metaphysical point: communique with the Spirit world
•Communication with the useless via thoughts
•Communication with the lifeless via energy
•How, commonly, spirit artists speak with the useless?
•Anomalism and inventive dissociation
•Subconscious and private unconscious
•The impression of non secular ideals anchored within the brain and within the unconscious mind
•The altered country of recognition, channeling, unexpected inventive creativity, and the human unconscious
•The beginning and background of spirit art
•Interview with Dr. Wim H. Kramer, the guy who stored and preserved the Mediumistic paintings of Holland
•CHARACTERISTICS OF SPIRIT ART
•ROSTER OF BONA FIDE SPIRIT ARTISTS: the easiest within the BUSINESS.
•PLUS hundreds and hundreds OF photographs, ILLUSTRATIONS, SKETCHES AND PAINTINGS

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Download E-books How to Read the Tarot: The Keyword System (Llewellyn's How to) PDF

By Sylvia Abraham

Ebook shops, reward shops, grocery shops, occult shops, and boutiques usually have them: Tarot decks. There are 1000's of them to be had. but if you get one, what do you do with it? Will it take months or perhaps years to turn into an outstanding Tarot reader? the answer's for you to learn how to provide nice readings in as low as every week should you get How to learn the Tarot by Sylvia Abraham.
All you must do is memorize 26 key words and you'll be capable of provide strong interpretations of all seventy eight playing cards! and also you should not have to examine a e-book through the studying. when you've got been attempting to the way to learn the Tarot, or wish to research, this publication is sort of a present from the Gods!
The key is within the use of the key terms. all the 22 significant Arcana playing cards will get this kind of note. for instance, the key-phrase for the Empress (also referred to as "Key 3") is "I make." The e-book indicates how one can simply extend in this inspiration to interpret the cardboard. all of the 4 fits additionally has a key-phrase or . Pentacles capacity "money and health." So if the 3 of Pentacles comes up you mix the key phrases and get "I make money." it really is simply that straightforward.
The ebook explains all the key phrases and the way they follow to every card. this manner you will see that the process is simply the start. It allows you to extend from the quick keyword phrases. additionally incorporated is an inventory of the meanings of universal symbols utilized in the Tarot so that you can use them to extend at the interpretation of the playing cards.
Of direction, except you had a constitution to place down the playing cards you would not have the capacity to supply a studying. This constitution is mostly a Tarot unfold and the booklet contains numerous instructed configurations you should use for any objective.

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