Encyclopedia of Spirits: The Ultimate Guide to the Magic of Fairies, Genies, Demons, Ghosts, Gods & Goddesses
Enter the World of Spirits!
The Encyclopedia of Spirits is a comprehensive and entertaining A to Z of spirits from around this world and the next. Within these pages meet love goddesses and disease demons, guardians of children and guardians of cadavers. Discover Celtic goddesses and goddesses of the Kabbalah, female Buddhas, African Powers, Dragon Ladies, White Ladies, Black Madonnas, the Green Man, the Green Fairy, lots and lots of ghosts, djinn, mermaids, fairies, and more. From the beneficent to the mischievous, working with these spirits can bring good fortune, lasting love, health, fertility, revenge, and relief. Discover:
The Encyclopedia of Spirits also provides an overview of the role of spirit communication throughout history and a general guide to working with spirits. No matter what your life's problems or desires, this book can guide you to the right spirits who can help fulfill your dreams. For the spiritual adept, the amateur, or the simply curious, the Encyclopedia of Spirits will inform, inspire, and delight.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JanetBoyer - LibraryThing
"Here's an open secret: spirits do more than pervade literature, advertising, games, myths, and movies. They also walk among us. Some may find that statement shocking or surprising, ludicrous or ... Read full review
I enjoy the wealth of information Judika has provided in regards to various deities and spirits. The format she has provided regarding, iconography, offerings, manifestations, etc. is good to look through.
She has made some errors such as I cannot find Elagabal in the book even though she says "see also" but it's not there!!
Her statement regarding the etymology of daimons is questionable, daio (to know) has been stated to be the origin of this word elsewhere. Her statement regarding Ochossi's nonexistence in Nigeria is also questionable (one can look at the Ijebu Ode festival in Nigeria).