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Your Altar
Your Altar
Creating a Sacred Space for Prayer & Meditation

By: Sandra Kynes
Imprint: Llewellyn
Specs: Trade Paperback | 9780738711058
English  |  240 pages | 6 x 9 x 1 IN
Pub Date: December 2007
Price: $15.95 US,  $18.50 CAN
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List of Illustrations xv
Introduction xxi

Altar Work 1
Meditation 3
Grounding and Centering for Meditation 5
Numbers: Sacred, Space, and Form 5
Methods: Who, Why, and How 8

The One-Part Altar 13
The Number One 15
Basic Associations 16
Using the One-Part Altar 16
List of Correspondences for the Number One 27


The Two-Part Altar 29
The Number Two 31
Basic Associations 33
Using the Two-Part Altar 33
List of Correspondences for the Number Two 43

The Three-Part Altar 45
The Number Three 47
Basic Associations 51
Using the Three-Part Altar 51
List of Correspondences for the Number Three 59

The Four-Part Altar 61
The Number Four 63
Basic Associations 64
Using the Four-Part Altar 65
List of Correspondences for the Number Four 78

The Five-Part Altar 79
The Number Five 81
Basic Associations 83
Using the Five-Part Altar 83
List of Correspondences for the Number Five 92

The Six-Part Altar 93
The Number Six 95
Basic Associations 96
Using the Six-Part Altar 96
List of Correspondences for the Number Six 107

The Seven-Part Altar 109
The Number Seven 111
Basic Associations 112
Using the Seven-Part Altar 112
List of Correspondences for the Number Seven 125

The Eight-Part Altar 127
The Number Eight 129
Basic Associations 130
Using the Eight-Part Altar 130
List of Correspondences for the Number Eight 140

The Nine-Part Altar 141
The Number Nine 143
Basic Associations 144
Using the Nine-Part Altar 144
List of Correspondences for the Number Nine 155

In Summary 157

Appendix A: A History of Altars 159
Paleolithic to Classical Civilizations 160
Beginning in the Middle East 167
India and Asia 171
Domestic and Personal Altars 174

Appendix B: Preparing Crystals and Gemstones for Use 177

Bibliography 181
   Index 191






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