Synopses & Reviews
The ancient world contained a rich spiritual legacy, from the cultures of the Incas, Aztecs, Celts, Norse, and others come dynamic ways of making a magickal connection with elementals, angels, and archetypal deities. In this comprehensive tome, best-selling author and magick authority D. J. Conway explores the mythology and magickal practices of more than 20 different cultures around the world. By exploring these alternative spiritual paths, including ceremonial magick, shamanism, witchcraft, and the Qabala, MAGICK OF THE GODS AND GODDESSES explains how to develop personal rituals and worship practices based on a firm understanding of the underlying principles that make magick work. Beginning students and advanced practitioners alike will find this a powerful reference for making the acquaintance of the old Gods and Goddesses and calling on their power effectively.
Details over 20 ancient civilizations, including the Greeks, Egyptians, Mayans, and Norse peoples, and their Gods.
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Beginning with the ancient cultures of the Incas, Aztecs, Celts, and Norse, best-selling author D.J. Conway leads a magical mystery tour around the world. The book explores such spiritual paths as ceremonial magick, shamanism, witchcraft, and the Qabala, and explains their underlying principles. The author shows readers how to develop their own rituals and worship practices in order to call forth the powers of the gods and goddesses.
Best-selling author and magick authority D J Conway explores the mythology and magickal practices of more that twenty different cultures around the world.
About the Author
D. J. CONWAY is the best-selling author of more than 20 nonfiction books and three fantasy novels. Her books have been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, Czechoslovakian, Hungarian, and several other languages. An honorary member of the Council of Elders of the Society of Celtic Shamans, she has studied many spiritual paths, including New Age religions, Eastern philosophy, and Wicca, for more than 40 years. She lives in the Pacific Northwest.