The Magical Use of Prayer Beads by Jean-Louis de Biasi

The Magical Use of Prayer Beads by Jean-Louis de Biasi

Beads of various types have been traced as far back in human history’s as 82,000 years ago. Even way back then they appear to seem to have played an important role in ceremonial and symbolic activities. Exactly what these spiritual uses were are not clear today however, Malays, or Hindu, prayer beads are recorded as being used as early as the eighth century BC. In his book, The Magical Use of Prayer Beads author, lecturer and Hermetic philosopher Jean-Louis de Biasi (an initiate into several Western systems of magic) suggests…

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Crystal Grids by Henry M Mason and Brittani Petrofsky

Crystal Grids by Henry M Mason and Brittani Petrofsky

Crystals of many kinds feature heavily in New Age spirituality. For this reason books on the subject of crystals and crystal work can be found in some profusion. Most authors tend to approach the subject in a fairly linear mannerly – first offering insights into the specific qualities of minerals and gemstones followed by general advice on their perceived benefits and uses. Henry M Mason and Brittani Petrofsky are two leading experts on crystals who in their book Crystal Grids have approached the topic of advanced crystal work from a…

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The Goddess and the Shaman by J A Kent PhD

The Goddess and the Shaman by J A Kent PhD

J. A. Kent, PhD has both practiced and taught High Magic and Wicca as well as university courses in the fields of educational and developmental psychology. Kent is a natural psychic and has been trained in herbal medicine, homoeopathic medicine, and hypnotherapy and holds a graduate degree in counselling, psychotherapy as well as a doctorate in social ecology from the University of Western Australia. In her book The Goddess and the Shaman she reflects upon a lifetime of her own magical experiences whilst working within the Wiccan, magical and Shamanic mystery traditions. These…

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