Magick Matters

“The Shamanic Odyssey: Homer, Tolkien, and the Visionary Experience” by Robert Tindall

"Reveals the striking parallels between indigenous cultures of the Americas and the ancient Homeric world as well as Tolkien’s Middle Earth • Explores the shamanic use of healing songs, psychoactive plants, and vision quests at the heart of the Odyssey and the fantasy works of J. R. R. Tolkien • Examines Odysseus’s encounters with plant divinities, altered consciousness, animal shapeshifting, and sacred topography—all concepts vital to shamanism • Reveals how the Odyssey emerged precisely at the rupture between modern and primal consciousness Indigenous, shamanic ways of healing and prophecy are not foreign to the West. The native way of viewing the world—that is, understanding our cosmos as living, sentient, and interconnected—can be found hidden throughout Western literature, beginning...>>

“The Shaman’s Doorway: Opening Imagination to Power and Myth” by Stephen Larsen

"The Shaman’s Doorway is one of the most significant and inspiring works on the relationship of shamanism to both the psyche and society. Drawing on his experience as a psychotherapist and his understanding of primordial shamanic traditions, Stephen Larsen shows the relevance of this path to the modern world and how it can lead to a creative and affirmative relationship with life. “Life dismembers us,” Larsen says, and a new grasp of these ancient techniques for altering consciousness is required to escape from the alienation and confusion caused by our demythologized and industrialized environment. Defining the task of the shaman as one of bringing meaning and healing into life, Larsen clearly shows how the...>>

“Yoga Nidra Made Easy: Deep Relaxation Practices to Improve Sleep, Relieve Stress and Boost Energy and Creativity” by Uma Dinsmore-Tuli and Nirlipta Tuli

"Discover the energizing and healing benefits of yoga nidra with this empowering beginner's guide. Yoga nidra, or yogic sleep, is a deeply restorative and nourishing practice. With no need for physical movement, it enables you to rediscover a naturally restful and meditative state that frees you from the stress of everyday life. This ancient and sacred form of yoga is accessible and adaptable. Experts Uma Dinsmore-Tuli and Nirlipta Tuli draw on decades of teaching experience to show you how you can easily integrate yoga nidra into your life for sleep-filled nights and energized days. You’ll learn: · how to enter the state of yogic sleep · tips and hints to memorize the practice so you can take it...>>

“Secrets of Santa Muerte: A Guide to the Prayers, Spells, Rituals, and Hexes” by Cressida Stone

🕵️🐷🕵️ zero-day🕵️🐷🕵️ "A deeply informed and practical guide to working with Santa Muerte, the “Saint of Death.” The Secrets of Santa Muerte is a practical handbook on how to connect with the mysterious Mexican folk saint. Drawing from authentic Mexican sources and traditions, it details secret, esoteric knowledge that will foster a deep connection with the Saint of Death. The book covers the fascinating history of this revered folk saint as well as practical tips on how to: Create an altar to Santa Muerte and keep it cleansed of negative energies and free of demons. Interpret the acceptance of offerings and signs from Santa Muerte. Use the moon’s...>>

“The Magic of the Sword of Moses: A Practical Guide to Its Spells, Amulets, and Ritual” by Harold Roth

🕵️🐷🕵️ zero-day🕵️🐷🕵️ "A practical guide to the famed medieval book of pre-kabbalistic Jewish magic, freshly interpreted and revealed for the first time with instructions on how to use the spells. The Sword of Moses is one of the earliest Jewish magic books, which describes a rite for adjuring angels to assist in controlling and wielding the "Sword of Moses" for magical purposes. The rite involves a short period of purification and then the adjuring of four sets of angels, each higher than the last. These angels in turn give the magician the power to control the Sword through a series of divine names that work as magical spells. The spells, 137 in all, have a wide...>>