Is it possible to make a classic better? Most authors think so. That's why they often produce new editions of their works. A Garden of Pomegranates by Israel Regardie went into its second edition over 30 years ago. For it, Regardie gave a new introduction, explaining some of the comments he had made in the first edition some 40 years earlier.
Regardie is no longer with us, and we felt that A Garden of Pomegranates needed an updating. Books written for an audience of 70 years ago don't always meet the needs of people today. Luckily, Chic and Sandra Tabatha Cicero, Senior Adepts of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn and students of Regardie, were more than up to the taskand what an incredible job they have done.
A Garden of Pomegranates is the classic introduction to the magical Qabalah. The Ciceros have redrawn all of the original diagrams and added a score of notes, as well as a glossary, a bibliography, and an index to make finding information easier than ever. Plus, they have added more than 300 pages of additional material on working with the Tree of Life that can be put into use no matter what your level of experience.
Previously, A Garden of Pomegranates was one of the most important Qabalistic guides for the twentieth century. With the new edition, it is now the classic you must get for the new millennium.
The idea of using the stars for magic and ritual is not new. Medieval texts included details about stars and constellations, and how to determine the optimal time to draw their influence into talismans for spells, healing, and other purposes. A small remnant of this remains today in the use of birthstone jewelry.
The stars have always had a... read this article