the Preservation and Popularization
of Indigenous Ethnomagicology
|CRYSTAL GAZING BIBLIOGRAPHY:
Books about the methods and practices of divinatory Crystal Gazing and Scrying that were published prior to 1950, compiled by catherine yronwode for the edification of students of the Mystic Arts, arranged by Author's name.
|DOWSING, PENDULUM, AND DIVINING ROD BIBLIOGRAPHY:
Books about Dowsing, Water-Witching, Pendulum Divination, Doodlebugging, and Divining Rods published prior to 1980, compiled by catherine yronwode for the help of students of Practical Spirituality, arranged by Author's name.
Books about Numerology, Number Divination, Gematria, Isopsephia, the Lo Shu Square and Number Magic, compiled by catherine yronwode for the use of students of practical occultism, and arranged by Author's name.
|SPIRIT BOARD BIBLIOGRAPHY:
A bibliography on talking boards, spirit boards, and ouija boards by nagasiva b.w yronwode; materials contained herein are focussed on their history and use in divination, arranged chronologically by publication date.
|HOODOO, ROOTWORK, AND CONJURE BIBLIOGRAPHY:
A bibliography of source material on African American folk magic, hoodoo, rootwork, and conjure, compiled by catherine yronwode; for the use of students of practical folk lore and spirituality, and arranged by Author's name.
|NEW THOUGHT BIBLIOGRAPHY:
A bibliography by catherine yronwode of books and pamphlets originating in the New Thought Movement of the 19th and 20th centuries, including self-help, positive thinking, philosophical, metaphysical, and denominational texts.
|THE BENEFITS OF RECITING CERTAIN SURAHS:
An anthology of verses from the Holy Qur'an, with the prescriptive values given to them by those practicing folkloric forms of Muslim prayer and healing. This work is an Islamic counterpart to the Jewish "Secrets of the Psalms."
North Asian Magic
Spellcraft from Manchuria, Mongolia, and Siberia
by David Borji Shi
From the ancient Mongol empire to the Manchurian Qing Dynasty, the people of North Asia
have shaped the history of the world. With an extraordinary range of beliefs and practices,
both indigenous and influenced by their geographic neighbours, the Animist, Shamanic, and
Buddhist folk magicians of Mongolia, Manchuria, and Eastern Siberia preserve a vital
religio-magical practice by which people seek and obtain blessings, protection, luck, love,
and health. This book will open your eyes to diverse cultural customs and spell-casting
methods that you may never have known existed.
Author David Borji Shi, an American of Manchurian heritage, brings us authentic spells and
methodologies from this remote corner of the world, and teaches us how to use the tools and
techniques of North Asian magic. David Borji Shi is an animist and spiritual worker who was
raised in a household that incorporated both Southeast Siberian and North Chinese practices.
As a scholar of global folk magic, David is a practitioner of hoodoo and conjure as well as
the customs of his ancestors and greater Eurasia. He currently resides in New York City.
Spells and Methods of the Norse Folk Magic Tradition
by Johannes Bjorn Gardback
Trolldom, the folk magic of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, has been
practiced for more than 500 years. Now, after extensive research,
Johannes Bjorn Gardback presents the fascinating occult art of Norse
trolldom to an English-speaking audience. This detailed account of
traditional Scandinavian folk magic offers in-depth historical
background, divination methods, and descriptions of practical
spell-craft, and includes hundreds of collected Swedish, Norwegian, and
Danish trolldom workings for love, money, protection, healing, and
Author Johannes Bjorn Gardback is an internationally respected
healer, teacher, and spiritual worker of Swedish folk-magic. A
practitioner of hoodoo and conjure, he is also a founding member of
AIRR, the Association of Independent Readers and Rootworkers. He brings
solid, firsthand knowledge of Norse, Scandinavian, and African-American
folklore to his practice. He currently lives in Goeteborg, Sweden.