The Ultimate Reference Book For The Magical Arts
by Judika Illes
The Ultimate Reference Book for the Magical Arts The Encyclopedia of 5000 Spells, a comprehensive guide to the magical arts, features five thousand spells spanning five thousand years of magical history drawn from Earth’s every inhabited corner, from ancient to modern Egypt, from old Mesopotamia to today’s African Diaspora. There are spells from Celtic, Chinese, Italian, Jewish, Romani, Slavic and Tibetan traditions plus many more. There’s practical magic, high ritual magic, spells that demand careful planning and spells to be cast spontaneously, spells one might wish to cast daily as well as spells that should perhaps never be performed, spells whose components include precious resins and priceless gems and spells whose every ingredient is free: ocean water, moonbeams, dirt. Within The Encyclopedia of 5000 Spells’ more than one thousand pages you’ll discover: Banishing spells Better Business and Professional Success Spells Cleansing Spells Courtcase Spells: Spells for Legal Justice Death Spells: Death and Funeral Spells, Ghosts, Necromancy and Vampires Divination Spells Dream Spells: Dreams, Insomnia, Astral Projection, Witches Flying Ointments Fertility Spells Gambling Spells Healing Spells, both general healing and spells for specific ailments Hexes and their Antidotes Invisibility and Transformation Spells Over 100 pages of Love Spells Marriage and Divorce Spells Money Spells Pregnancy and Childbirth Spells Protection Spells Plus more . . . Spells take many forms. Key concepts necessary for successful spell-casting are explained in plain English. In addition to the spells, The Encyclopedia of 5000 Spells includes a guide to various forms of spell-casting including working with: Animals (Familiars and allies) Botanicals (in varied forms: dried and fresh herbs, roots, essential oils, flower essences and more) Elements (air, earth, fire, water) Minerals (crystals, gemstones, lodestones, holed stones) Planets, especially Luna and our own Earth Spirits (angels, demons, djinn, fairies, lwa, orisha, saints official and otherwise) Words (charms, incantations, rhymes, words of power) and more . . . Within these pages you’ll also find a guide to crafting, charging and working with a wide variety of magical tools including: Brooms Candles Cauldrons Dolls Magic mirrors Magic swords Magic wands Mojo hands and more . . . A Formulary features recipes for classic charged waters, condition oils, magical inks and powders including: Angel’s Water Florida Water Flower Waters Holy Waters War Water Abra-Melin Oil Black Cat Oil High John Oil Jezebel Oil Magnet Oil Goofer Dust Graveyard Dust Kyphi Dragon’s Blood Ink Lampblack Ink and more . . .