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Date: 2014-05-26 By: Barbara Moore
Cats are a popular theme for tarot and oracle decks, and for good reason. For centuries cats have been associated with religion, spirituality, and mysticism. Today, cats are much loved, as companions and as symbols of independence and a lack of concern for the opinions of others. We fancy that this spirit is born of an inner confidence that knows exactly what it wants and the best ways to achieve while maintaining a sense of nobility. In many ways, cats are metaphoric role models. Here, tarot expert Barbara Moore discusses the "purr-ks" of using the Mystical Cats Tarot.
Date: 2005-01-01 By: Donald Tyson
The most famous book that never existed is the Necronomicon. It is said that those who study its contents go mad from the sheer monstrosity of its truths, for it reveals aspects of our world with which the human mind is not equipped to cope. The ...
Date: 2013-07-22 By: Donald Tyson
Throughout history, Western magic has been viewed with extreme ambivalence: at the same time accepted and dismissed, even by those who practiced it. Why is this? Could it have something to do with the very essence of magic itself? Donald Tyson, occultist and author of Serpent of Wisdom, explains why his new book thoroughly illuminates magic, its history, and its practice.
Date: 2002-07-01 By: Edain McCoy
Multiply the power! Here’s the only book about magick for covens. While there are numerous books about creating rituals for group use, and others on how to form, organize, and operate covens, this is the first to discuss working magic in a group of ...
Date: 2010-11-29 By: Barbara Moore
Despite being comprised of a finite number of cards, seventy-eight to be exact, tarot opens us to an infinite universe, both within and without. A newcomer can be overwhelmed by the vastness of the tarot landscape. In addition to the general “bigness” of it all, there is that delightful, freeing aspect of tarot that can also be the bane of a beginner’s experience: there are very few hard and fast rules with tarot. Tarot expert Barbara Moore, author of Tarot for Beginners, explains just what tarot newcomers can expect from her new book.
Date: 2013-01-28 By: Barbara Moore
In 2008, Lo Scarabeo asked Tarot expert Barbara Moore to create a pair of decks called The Book of Shadows Tarot. After considerable thought and planning, the Book of Shadows Tarot, Volume I: As Above was born. This is the story of its inception.
Date: 2001-08-01 By: Dorothy Morrison
Celebrate the changing of the seasons and the beauty and power of the Moon, the Stars, and the Sun. Written by a Witch who has spent many years teaching the Craft of Wicca to newcomers, The Craft is an accessible introductory guide that presents ...
Date: 2007-07-09 By: Carl Llewellyn Weschcke
The tremendous wave of interest that followed publication, and then the movie, of Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code left a lot of excitement, and some confusion, in its wake. There is no doubt that while some questions regarding Da Vinci remain unanswered, others can be addressed. We learn from geniuses such as Da Vinci and build upon their knowledge and their example. The Da Vinci Tarot, with its imagery drawn from Da Vinci’s artwork and the many sketches and writings of his notebooks, is one such example.
Date: 2010-10-11 By: Michelle Belanger
The research involved in producing a dictionary of any sort is extensive, rigorous, and exhausting. As Michelle Belanger was researching The Dictionary of Demons, she came across references to a Grand Pantler of Hell. Who or what was this entity? From whence did it come? Michelle Belanger exposes the demonic Grand Pantler of Hell—and explains why it pays to check your sources.
Date: 2001-08-01 By: deTraci Regula
One night, during the time I was writing The Mysteries of Isis, I had a dream of the ancient temples. A nighttime celebration was taking place, and I remember walking toward the high pylon gates, hearing music drifting out over the sands; the night ...