Spells and Magic

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Sterling Publishing Company, 2007 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 511 pages
Whether we're among the true believers or the hardened skeptics, most of us are undeniably fascinated and intrigued by the mystical world of spells and magic. Satisfy your curiosity with this fully illustrated reference that's extraordinarily encyclopedic in scope, covering every aspect of a subject that has entranced people for centuries. Witches, magicians, shamen, voodoo priests and priestesses, and oracles will all come under your scrutiny. So will the spirits commonly called upon by witches and magicians to help them carry out their art, including demons, angels, and magic animals. Next come details on coven rituals, using a pentagram, performing exorcisms, and conjuring spirits. Or try your hand at casting love spells and spells for protection, invisibility, and illness prevention. Rounding out the encyclopedia are a guide to magic tools and tables of correspondences for the zodiac, and more. So mesmerizing, it will cast a spell on you!
 

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Contents

Magic people
10
Witches 35 Augurs and oracles
12
Magicians 36 Voodoo priests
26
Sorcerers priestesses
28
Shamans 37 Santeros
29
Gypsy wise women 38 Monarchs
32
Witch doctors 39 Other magic people
33
Druids
34
Magic signs and symbolsº
174
Alphabets 196 Sigils
183
Magic and numbers
216
Numbers and colors superstition
225
Numbers and deities
237
Correspondences º ºsº
264
The planets 288 Hours and days
270
The zodiac 294 Using
277

Magic beingsºº
40
Demons 102 Angels
42
Magic animals
91
Witches familiars
98
The seven Olympic spirits
100
Magic rituals
104
Witch initiation 130 Attending Black ceremonies Mass
106
Coven rituals 132 Pacts with the Devil
117
Casting a magic 136 To conjure spirits circle 142 Performing
118
Using a pentagram exorcisms
126
Magic tools
144
Broomstick 168 Magic knife
150
Cauldron 170 Pen ink and paper
158
Clothes
164
Arabjinns correspondences
286
Magic and astrology
296
The zodiac
312
Magic and divination
330
Alchemy
358
The alchemists 372 Alchemic processes
365
Spells
380
Love spells 465 Spells
386
Spells for protection empowerment
404
Flying spells 472 Evil spells
432
Glossary of spirits
494
Index
508
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