The Masters And Their Retreats by Mark L. Prophet, Elizabeth Clare Prophet

By Mark L. Prophet, Elizabeth Clare Prophet

The good lighting that experience pop out of the world's non secular traditions and graduated from earth's schoolroom are often called ascended masters. They display to us that during the realm of Spirit, there is not any department of race, faith or philosophy. what's no longer well known approximately those nice masters is they have retreats—temples and towns of sunshine within the heaven international that may be visited in the course of religious meditation and whereas bodies sleep at evening. during this entire paintings, the authors discuss those masters, the tales in their lives and their magnificent retreats. greater than 2 hundred illustrations

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Llewellyn's 2013 Herbal Almanac: A Do-It Yourself Guide for by Llewellyn Publications

By Llewellyn Publications

Boost your favourite dishes with French tarragon. push back rigidity with scrumptious soup. There are 1000s of the way to learn from nature’s such a lot flexible vegetation inside of Llewellyn’s natural Almanac.

This treasury of cutting edge natural rules spans 5 different types: gardening, cooking, crafts, overall healthiness/ good looks, and myth/lore. know about endangered herbs, hyssop, and the apple in Nordic ritual. notice easy methods to whip up antioxidant-rich red ardour parfait, use herbs in lively therapeutic, relieve dry pores and skin with a borage face pack, deal with your toes to a wormwood tub, flip your backyard right into a flora and fauna paradise with minimum attempt and value, and masses more.

From moon gardens to plant numerology to the fitting “cuppa” sizzling chocolate, this sensible almanac is your gateway to the natural kingdom.

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Plant and Fungus Totems: Connect with Spirits of Field, by Lupa

By Lupa

Speak in confidence a brand new realm of religious perform. Plant and Fungus Totems provides innovations for growing respectful partnerships with totems, archetypal spirits that include the features in their respective species. operating with simply crops and fungus—or along with their animal counterparts—you will become aware of the knowledge those spirit beings impart to these folks who listen.

Exploring 3 assorted types of totemism, Lupa invitations you to be of provider to the planet's ecology via constructing relationships with those often-overlooked resources of perception. supplying meditations and proposals for journaling and experimentation, Plant and Fungus Totems shows tips on how to obtain tips and is helping you attach extra deeply with the totemic atmosphere. additionally integrated are hands-on routines for incorporating actual crops and fungi into your totemic paintings, in addition to assistance for operating with herbs, gardens, city wild crops, and extra.

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The Weiser Field Guide to Witches: From Hexes to Hermoine by Judika Illes

By Judika Illes

Witches peek from greeting playing cards and ads, and so they dig twisted roots from the floor. Witches dance underneath the celebrities and lurk round cauldrons. Witches heal, witches scare, witches creep, and witches educate! A compendium of witches in the course of the a long time, from earliest prehistory to a couple of the main major sleek practitioners, The Weiser box advisor to Witches explores who and what's a witch. From such famed old legends as Aleister Crowley, Marie Laveau and Elizabeth Bathory to the preferred literary and cinematic figures Harry Potter and The depraved Witch of the West, Illes deals a whole diversity of the heritage of witches. incorporated are also the sacred—Isis, Hekate, Aradia—and the profane—the Salem Witch trials and The Burning instances. The Weiser box advisor to Witches is acceptable for readers of every age and serves as a good and interesting creation for these enthusiastic about the subject.

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Ancient Greek Divination by Sarah Iles Johnston

By Sarah Iles Johnston

The 1st English-language survey of historical Greek divinatory tools, old Greek Divination deals a large but specific remedy of the earliest makes an attempt by way of old Greeks to hunt the information of the gods.

  • Offers in-depth discussions of oracles, wandering diviners, selfmade tools of foretelling the longer term, magical divinatory ideas, and lots more and plenty extra
  • Illustrates how the research of divination illuminates the mentalities of old Greek religions and societies

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Encyclopedia of the Undead: A Field Guide to the Creatures by Bob Curran, Ian Daniels

By Bob Curran, Ian Daniels

What lurks available in the market within the fog? What used to be that eerie sound at the hours of darkness? What flitted via on the finish of the road, simply past the farthest road lamp? From earliest occasions, stories of the stressed lifeless and their fellow travelers have terrified mankind. even if round a distant campfire or in the midst of a bustling urban, the unquiet spirits and attendant creatures that experience tormented humanity because the prehistoric darkness haven't long gone away—they nonetheless have the persistent to strike worry in our hearts.

Encyclopedia of the Undead strains these shadowy entities—vampires, werewolves, ghouls, and monsters—that lurk simply open air the variety of human imaginative and prescient and inhabit our such a lot scary stories. Drawing on a variety of ideals and literature, it strains those horrors from their earliest recorded inceptions and charts their influence upon the human psyche. during this publication, historical past and terror combine to create the issues that lurk within the darkest corners of our minds. You'll locate particular descriptions of terrors from all around the world—from the mist-shrouded mountains of jap Europe to the sweltering jungles of the Caribbean islands, from the darkish, stone-lined tombs of the uncoffined lifeless underneath the distant New England hills to the darkish magics that lurk underneath the thriving, vibrant floor of a urban like New Orleans. as well as the extra traditional creatures, Encyclopedia of the Undead additionally info the various extra vague issues that gnaw on the edges of men's minds—Incubi and Succubi, the Mara, and the darkish legends that experience motivated writers from Sheridan Le Fanu to H.P. Lovecraft. this can be a ebook for all people who find themselves attracted to the darker part of the human mind—the aspect that examines or even embraces these ideals and imaginings that shape the root of our such a lot archetypical fears. this is often the booklet for these courageous adequate to plumb the depths of our worst nightmares!

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Original Christianity: A New Key to Understanding the Gospel by Peter Novak

By Peter Novak

“Whoever unearths the translation of those sayings won't event death.” — from the Gospel of Thomas

The paintings of students reminiscent of Elaine Pagels and Marvin Meyer have captured the mind's eye of the general public by way of atmosphere forth the Gospel of Thomas and different misplaced teachings of Jesus. Now Peter Novak, in Original Christianity, brings forth a severe aspect crucial for totally figuring out those scriptures.

Novak argues that the authors of those early texts subscribed to the Binary Soul Doctrine—an historic trust process that enables for either reincarnation and an everlasting afterlife. Novak’s interdisciplinary strategy bargains clean insights at the ideals and politics of the early church founders. He issues out that reincarnation was once a in general held Christian trust until eventually it used to be voted out of “official” Christianity and the checklist expunged.

This new stumbled on key unearths the genuine identities of many mysterious Biblical figures, equivalent to Lazarus, Barabbas, Judas, and particularly the Apostle Thomas, who would possibly not in basic terms were Jesus’ exact dual brother, yet certainly a moment Christ in his personal correct, who lived to supply a genetically exact bloodline.

More vital nonetheless, the rediscovery of the misplaced theology of Original Christianity capability Christ’s relevant message of private integrity can back take heart stage.

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Desire, Discord and Death: Approaches to Near Eastern Myth by Neal Walls

By Neal Walls

The 3 essays awarded during this quantity display the symbolic complexity and poetic imaginative and prescient of historical close to jap mythology. during the program of up to date equipment of literary research, the writer explores the interrelated topics of erotic wish, divine clash, and death’s realm in chosen historic Mesopotamian and Egyptian mythological narratives. subject matters comprise the development of hope within the Gilgamesh epic, a psychoanalytic method of “The Contendings of Horus and Seth,” and gender and the workout of energy within the stormy romance of Nergal and Ereshkigal. partitions’ clean therapy of those 3 vital myths brings them to lifestyles for the professional and mythology buff alike.

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