Immerse yourself in the enchanting, sensory-rich world of incense and deepen your knowledge of a treasured and indispensable tool for your magickal life. Carl F. Neal, author of the popular book, Incense, offers this meticulously researched, globespanning guide to the magickal applications of incense.
From "redecorating" a room with the perfect scent to performing intricate incense ceremonies, you'll learn to create aromatic enchantments using pellets, seals, powders, and other incense forms in meditations, rituals, spells, and even games.
Take your practice to a deeper level as you discover burning techniques and mystical uses, both traditional and innovative.
Rituals specific to different types of incense
Guidance for selecting incense and charcoal
An alphabetized list of traditional and modern incense ingredients, including rare botanicals
Combustible: smudging, sticks (masala and joss), cones, cylinders, and dhoops
Non-combustible: pellets (moist), loose incense, and powders
Incense seals, trails, and chains
Correspondences for the elements, seasons, particular intentions, and more
When thinking about the world's history, the use of incense is not something that is likely to come to mind. However, incense has had a shaping role in the economies and politics of societies the world over for thousands of years. How can such a small, humble stick hold so much power? Carl F. Neal, author of Incense Magick, explains.
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