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

By Neal Walls

The 3 essays provided during this quantity exhibit the symbolic complexity and poetic imaginative and prescient of historic close to jap mythology. during the software of up to date equipment of literary research, the writer explores the interrelated issues of erotic hope, divine clash, and death’s realm in chosen historical Mesopotamian and Egyptian mythological narratives. themes comprise the development of wish 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. Walls’ clean remedy of those 3 vital myths brings them to lifestyles for the expert and mythology buff alike.

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Fringe-ology: How I Tried to Explain Away the Unexplainable by Steve Volk

By Steve Volk

Paranormal claims don't normally take a seat good with newshounds, yet journalist Steve Volk determined to concentration his tenacity on a brand new beat: a NASA astronaut-turned-mystic, a world-famous psychologist who taught us approximately demise and made up our minds demise would possibly not exist in any respect, and scientists trying to make certain what mystics were reporting for millennia. From his trip into the weird, Volk discovers that the "fringe" tale moves on the middle of what it skill to be human.

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The Roman Goddess Ceres by Barbette Stanley Spaeth

By Barbette Stanley Spaeth

Interest in goddess worship is transforming into in modern society, as girls search types for female spirituality and wholeness. New cults are constructing round old goddesses from many cultures, even though their smooth adherents usually envision and interpret the goddesses very otherwise than their unique worshippers did.

In this thematic research of the Roman goddess Ceres, Barbette Spaeth explores the wealthy complexity of meanings and capabilities that grew up round the goddess from the prehistoric interval to the overdue Roman Empire. specifically, she examines significant innovations, fertility and liminality, and social different types, the plebs and girls, that have been inextricably associated with Ceres within the Roman brain. Spaeth then analyzes a picture of the goddess in a aid of the Ara Pacis, an incredible country monument of the Augustan interval, exhibiting the way it contains these types of assorted roles and institutions of Ceres. This interpretation represents a brand new contribution to artwork history.

With its use of literary, epigraphical, numismatic, creative, and archaeological facts, The Roman Goddess Ceres provides a extra encompassing view of the goddess than used to be formerly on hand. it is crucial analyzing for all scholars of Classics, in addition to for a common viewers attracted to New Age, feminist, or pagan spirituality.

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Cunningham's Book of Shadows: The Path of an American by Scott Cunningham

By Scott Cunningham

Llewellyn is happy to provide a brand new Scott Cunningham book—a long-lost publication of Shadows. lately stumbled on in a battered manila envelope, this formerly unpublished manuscript used to be penned by means of Scott within the early Nineteen Eighties. This infrequent publication comprises unique spells, rituals, and invocations and an natural grimoire. Featured within the layout are Scott's genuine hand-drawn indicators, symbols, and runes.

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Mystical Origins of the Tarot: From Ancient Roots to Modern by Paul Huson

By Paul Huson

A profusely illustrated heritage of the occult nature of the tarot from its origins in historical Persia
• completely examines the unique old resource for every tarot card and the way the cards’ divinatory meanings developed from those symbols
• presents actual 18th- and 19th-century spreads and divination techniques
• finds the divinatory meanings of the playing cards as understood by way of diviners within the center a while and Renaissance
The origins of the tarot were misplaced within the mists of time. such a lot students have guessed that its origins have been in China, Egypt, or India. In Mystical Origins of the Tarot, Paul Huson has expertly tracked each one image of the Minor Arcana to roots in old Persia and the main Arcana Trump card photographs to the medieval international of puzzle, miracle, and morality performs. a few tarot historians have puzzled using the tarot as a divination instrument ahead of the 18th century. however the writer demonstrates that the symbolic meanings of the main Arcana have been obtrusive from the time they have been first hired within the mid-15th century within the well known divination perform of sortilege. He additionally unearths how the identities of the courtroom playing cards within the Minor Arcana have been derived from a mix of pagan and medieval assets that strongly motivated their interpretation in tarot divination.
Mystical Origins of the Tarot offers an intensive exam of the unique old resource for every card and the way the cards’ divinatory meanings developed from those symbols. Huson additionally presents concise and functional card-reading equipment designed by way of the cartomancers of the 18th and nineteenth centuries and divulges the origins of the cardboard interpretations promoted by means of the airtight Order of the Golden sunrise and A. E. Waite.

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Clairvoyance for Beginners: Easy Techniques to Enhance Your by Alexandra Chauran

By Alexandra Chauran

Realize your typical clairvoyant talents and notice the way forward for your love lifestyles, your monetary power, and your religious future. whether you've by no means had a imaginative and prescient, Alexandra Chauran offers every one step essential to circulate from clairvoyant newbie to visionary professional.

Using sensible and down-to-earth ideas, Clairvoyance for Beginners is an available advent to constructing internal imaginative and prescient. via approachable routines and examples, discover your desires, perform meditation, input a trance, notice psychometry, interpret omens, and skim a crystal ball. Use the incorporated image dictionary to offer recommendation on occupation, funds, and well-being. study the ethics of being clairvoyant, in addition to many extra how one can observe your newfound skills to aiding your self and others.

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Praying with Angels by Richard Webster

By Richard Webster

Reverence for angels spans tradition, religion, and time. yet can those heaven-sent messengers solution our prayers? Time and time back, the angels have confirmed that definite, they're there for us— we simply have to achieve out and ask them for suggestions. From a professional on angelic spirits, you can find a myriad of easy and lucrative tips on how to speak with the explicit angel you need.

Explore the interesting roles of angels: father or mother, zodiac, elemental, and others

Learn prayers and rituals for therapeutic, safeguard, abundance, and more

Engage in meditations and functional routines that relief in angel awareness

Imagine a lifelong dating with those celestial helpmates who can provide you the rewards, enrichment, and peace that you've been looking for.

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The Book of Chakras & Subtle Bodies by Stephen Sturgess

By Stephen Sturgess

Break out the humdrum of lifestyle and reawaken your actual crucial Self with Stephen Sturgess' sensational Yoga and meditation innovations. find out about interesting refined our bodies, chakras, nadis, and kundalini with the in-depth part on Yoga philosophy, then stick to Stephen's number of practices and methods for elimination any hindrances which may be status within the manner of you uniting together with your real nature. The booklet encompasses a wealth of Hatha Yoga thoughts utilizing asanas, mudras, bandhas, pranayama, and kriya purification, in addition to Raja and kriya Yoga ideas -- mantras, focus and meditation.

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Warrior Goddess Training: Become the Woman You Are Meant to by HeatherAsh Amara

By HeatherAsh Amara

The route to Your internal Warrior Goddess

It’s no mystery that girls this present day are juggling much. We now make up greater than part the group within the usa and are busier than ever with companions, teenagers, friends and family, usually placing the wishes of others sooner than our own.

And if we consider beaten by means of all of it or fall in need of perfection, many people have realized to be our personal worst critic instead of our personal most sensible friend.

In Warrior Goddess Training, bestselling writer HeatherAsh Amara presents the antidote to the improper concept that you're not enough.

Direct, sincere, and unapologetic, Amara will make it easier to free up the layers of expectancies to ultimately see your self for the genuine, perceptive, perfect woman you actually are.

should you don’t love and honor your self with each fiber of your being, in case you fight with possessing your energy and fervour, in case you may use extra pleased play and easy presence on your lifestyles, then it's time for an internal revolution.

it's time to declare your Warrior Goddess energy. 

Drawing at the knowledge from Buddhism, Toltec knowledge, and historical Earth-based goddess spirituality, the Warrior Goddess course contains own tales, rituals, and routines that would inspire and encourage you to turn into the genuine warrior goddess you're intended to be.

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