Henna Magic: Crafting Charms & Rituals With Sacred Body Art

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Llewellyn Worldwide, Feb 8, 2011 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 288 pages
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More than just a beautiful form of self-expression for millennia, the art of henna body decoration has been used by cultures around the world for magical protection, blessings, celebrations, luck, and love. In this unique book, Philippa Faulks guides you step by step in the creation of magical henna art. Learn to mix henna paste and apply your design, select powerful symbols and the best places for them on the body, and blend in oils and herbs to boost your magic's potency. You'll also find dozens of ready-made henna designs and spells for love, passion, friendship, healing, prosperity, and more, plus correspondences to help you craft your own spells.

Includes illustrations and a full-color photo insert.

 

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I have been researching about why women decorate their hands with henna, this is a great way to know about more culture and to develop better unhderstanding!!!!

Contents

Henna
5
Magic
19
Henna Magic Through the Ages
31
Henna Rituals 213
46
Purification
55
Bibliography 235
61
Where to Place Your Henna Design
62
Herbs and Oils in Henna Magic
111
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Philippa Faulks (Norwich, United Kingdom) studies herbology, ancient religions, and anthropology, with a special focus on ancient Egypt and the Middle East. She is the author of four books whose subjects include Freemasonry, magic, and meditation. Visit her online at www.philippafaulks.co.uk.

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