Encyclopedia of Norse and Germanic Folklore, Mythology, and by Claude Lecouteux

By Claude Lecouteux

A radical connection with the numerous deities, magical beings, legendary areas, and historical customs of the Norse and Germanic areas of Europe

• Explores the legends and origins of famous gods and figures resembling Odin, Thor, Krampus, and the Valkyries, in addition to a huge variety of magical beings similar to the Elf King, the Lorelei, the Perchten, dwarves, trolls, and giants

• attracts upon a wealth of recognized and infrequent resources, reminiscent of the Poetic Edda and The Deeds of the Danes through Saxo Grammaticus

• Examines folktales, myths, and magical ideals from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, and England

The legends of the Norse and Germanic areas of Europe--spanning from Germany and Austria throughout Scandinavia to Iceland and England--include a wide diversity of legendary characters and areas, from Odin and Thor, to berserkers and Valhalla, to the Valkyries and Krampus. during this encyclopedia, Claude Lecouteux explores the origins, connections, and stories in the back of many gods, goddesses, magical beings, rituals, folks customs, and legendary areas of Norse and Germanic culture.

More than a connection with the Aesir and the Vanir pantheons, this encyclopedia attracts upon a wealth of recognized and infrequent assets, corresponding to the Poetic Edda, the Saga of Ynglingar by means of Snorri Sturluson, and The Deeds of the Danes via Saxo Grammaticus. past the recognized and notorious Norse gods and goddesses, Lecouteux additionally offers details on lesser-known figures from historical Germanic pagan culture comparable to the Elf King, the Lorelei, the Perchten, land spirits, fairies, dwarves, trolls, goblins, bogeymen, giants, and lots of different beings who roam the wild, in addition to long articles on recognized figures and occasions similar to Siegfried (Sigurd in Norse) and Ragnarök. the writer describes the worship of the weather and timber, information many magical rituals, and stocks wild folktales from old Europe, similar to the unusual event of Peter Schlemihl and the story of the Cursed Huntsman. He additionally dispels the fake ideals that experience arisen from the Nazi hijacking of Germanic mythology and from its longtime suppression through Christianity.

Complete with infrequent illustrations and knowledge from imprecise resources showing for the 1st time in English, this distinct reference paintings represents an outstanding source for students and people trying to reconnect to their pagan pasts and repair the outdated faith.

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Passport to Magonia: On UFOs, Folklore, and Parallel Worlds by Jacques Vallee

By Jacques Vallee

Over twenty years in the past, eminent scientist Vallee wrote a provocative ebook approximately alleged unidentified flying object landings, folklore, and sure unexplained phenomena. That long-out-of-print book--which mentioned the main fascinating experiences of greater than 1,000 it appears trustworthy witnessess--has develop into an underground vintage and is now being reissued.

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Past Lives: Everyday People's Remarkable Experiences by Ruth Helen Camden

By Ruth Helen Camden

Finds how people's issues of unexplained phobias, loss of belief, styles of abuse, and dating and different concerns are rooted of their earlier lifestyles experiences Readers will observe how the previous can carry robust clues to the problems and demanding situations of the present in this attention-grabbing selection of real-life tales from those that have used past-life treatment to beat their difficulties. The tales accumulated right here comprise that of David, a police rescue employee who struggled to appreciate his unexplained critical neck discomfort until eventually he skilled his existence as a tender boy unjustly executed. It additionally comprises that of Sally, a able government plagued with phobias, who relived a delivery trauma and found the internal peace she had forgotten. until resolved, the traumas and hardships people adventure can stay with them via time—and throughout lives—replaying repeatedly. yet with assistance from those really inspiring, real-life tales, readers won't merely discover ways to comprehend the facility of the earlier, but additionally easy methods to commence residing existence within the current.

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The Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic and Mysticism by Geoffrey W. Dennis

By Geoffrey W. Dennis

"This is a publication of husks and sparks, of items misplaced after which recovered..." So starts off Rabbi Geoffrey Dennis in his advent to this different encyclopedia dedicated to the esoteric in Judaism-the terrific, the dazzling, and the mysterious. The Encyclopedia of Jewish delusion, Magic, and Mysticism offers "lore which could spiritually improve the lifetime of an individual, Jewish or no longer, who needs to appreciate the mysteries that underlie our universe."

Jewish esotericism is the oldest and so much influential non-stop occult culture within the West. This finished treasury of Jewish teachings and lore drawn from resources spanning Jewish scripture, Talmud, the Midrash, the Kabbalah, and different esoteric branches of Judaism, is exhaustively researched but effortless to take advantage of. It comprises over a thousand alphabetical entries, from Aaron to Zohar Chadesh, with large cross-references to similar topics.

The Encyclopedia of Jewish delusion, Magic, and Mysticism features a entire bibliography and precious sections reminiscent of a short reference word list of usually used phrases, notes on Hebrew utilization and transliteration, an appendix of illustrations, and a listing of abbreviations of conventional resources. For the 1st time ever, thirty-five hundred years of gathered mystery knowledge, drawn from the wells of a very good non secular culture, is at your fingertips.


2007 nationwide Jewish publication Award Winner

Finalist within the Reference Category

Finalist - Jewish Library organization 2007 publication Awards


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Living the Law of One 101: The Choice by Carla L. Rueckert

By Carla L. Rueckert

Written with the purpose of making an entry–level, basic to learn record in regards to the middle rules of the legislations of 1 and Confederation philosophy often, this e-book takes the reader via a dialogue of legislations of 1 rules comparable to solidarity, loose will, love, gentle and polarity. It then works with the Confederation model of the concept all people has an power physique with seven chakras. It discusses this idea and its implications for the seeker, chakra through chakra. It turns the participant right into a participant!

This is a light–hearted e-book in regards to the video game of lifestyles. it's a simple learn, and but the foundations of the legislations of 1 aren't simplified. particularly, they're provided in an order which makes coherent experience. precept builds upon precept to provide an total view of Confederation philosophy that is a piece more uncomplicated to know as a complete than the unique legislation of 1 books, the place the question–and–answer structure deals a similar info in a a little fragmented shape, even if with never-ending curiosity.

If you ought to play the sport of existence with Carla, please supply this ebook a try out!

From the again cover:

"Living the legislations of One–101: the alternative is the sunshine revealing the best way out of the uncertainty and chaos that necessarily arises as previous paradigms disintegrate. Carla Rueckert, one of many clearest and so much devoted channelers of our time, has distilled greater than 1 / 4 of a century of impressive info right into a transparent and simply roadmap to the better dimensions. while you are prepared for the definitive advisor to private transformation, this is the reply you have been ready for."

–Jean–Claude Koven, columnist, speaker and writer of Going Deeper: how you can Make feel of Your lifestyles while Your existence is not sensible.

"This e-book may be commemorated and saved with one regularly. it's a ebook for novices, those that meditate, New Age teams, flying saucers devotees, spiritual teams of all disciplines and all the remainder of humankind. it's a very strong assertion on the way to make our lives extra significant, loving and definitely extra clever. it's a paintings of art."

–Phyllis V. Schlemmer, writer of the single Planet of selection.

"Carla stocks a wealth of knowledge and knowledge during this profound and thought–provoking paintings. hugely recommended."

–Robert Schwartz, writer of Your Soul's Plan: getting to know the true that means of the existence You deliberate sooner than You have been Born (www.YourSoulsPlan.com).

"Never has there been a better desire for a transparent, available evaluation of the probabilities and pitfalls of religious looking. Carla L. Rueckert has masterfully supplied simply such an summary. because the unique channel of the legislations of 1 sequence, Rueckert has formed a textual content that's profound whereas being additionally astonishingly lucid. She delves into many concerns that experience baffled each severe inquirer, and manages to place them on a footing that exhibits the opportunity of a true approach ahead. As a religious guide, this paintings is just unequalled. i'd suggest it with no qualification to any earnest seeker."

–Stephen Tyman, PhD, writer of A Fool's Phenomenology; Archetypes of religious Evolution.

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Theosophy: An Introduction to the Spiritual Processes in by Rudolf Steiner

By Rudolf Steiner

Publication can have a number of typos, lacking textual content, pictures, or index. buyers can obtain a unfastened scanned replica of the unique publication (without typos) from the writer. 1910. Excerpt: ... bankruptcy III the 3 WORLDS i. THE SOUL global OUR research of guy has proven that he belongs to 3 worlds. From the area of actual corporality are taken the fabrics and forces increase his physique. He has wisdom of this international in the course of the perceptions of his exterior actual senses. an individual trusting to those senses by myself, and constructing his perceptive talents by myself, can achieve for himself no enlightenment about the different worlds, the SOUL and the non secular. A man's skill to persuade himself of the truth of something or a being depends upon no matter if he has an organ of conception, a feeling for it. it could, in fact, simply result in misunderstandings if one name the better organs of belief religious SENSES, as is completed the following, for in talking of "SENSES" one involuntarily connects with them the concept "physical." The actual global is actually special the "sensible," in contradistinction to the "spiritual." in an effort to keep away from this false impression, one needs to remember that "higher senses" are spoken of the following purely in a comparative or metaphorical feel. because the actual senses understand the actual global, the soul and non secular senses understand the soul and religious worlds. The expression "sense" may be used as that means easily "organ of perception." guy might don't have any wisdom of sunshine and colour had he now not a watch in a position to experience gentle; he might understand not anything of sound had he no longer an ear capable of experience sound. during this connection the German thinker Lotze rightly says, "Without a light-sensing eye, and a sound-sensing ear, the complete international will be darkish and silent. There will be in it simply as little mild or sound as there may be toothache with out the painfeeling nerve of the tooth." as a way to see what's stated the following within the correct gentle, one desire simply imagine how solely di...

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