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This book is far more than a historical survey of magical techniques throughout the world. It is the most complete book of spells, ceremonies, and magic ever assembled. It is the spiritual record of humanity.

Topics in this book include magical spells and rituals from virtually every continent and every people. The spells described are for love, wealth, success, protection, and health. Also examined are the theories and history of magic, including its evolution, the gods, the ...

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Overview

This book is far more than a historical survey of magical techniques throughout the world. It is the most complete book of spells, ceremonies, and magic ever assembled. It is the spiritual record of humanity.

Topics in this book include magical spells and rituals from virtually every continent and every people. The spells described are for love, wealth, success, protection, and health. Also examined are the theories and history of magic, including its evolution, the gods, the elements, the Kabbalah, the astral plane, ceremonial magic, famous books of magic, and famous magicians. You will learn about talismanic magic, exorcisms, how to use the I Ching, how to interpret dreams, how to construct and interpret a horoscope, how to read Tarot cards, how to read palms, how to do numerology, and much more. Included are explicit instructions for love spells and talismans; spells for riches and money; weight-loss spells; magic for health and healing; psychic self-defense; spells for luck in gambling; and much more.

No magical library is complete without this classic text of magical history, theory, and practical technique. The author is known for her excellent books on magic. Many consider this her best. Includes over 150 rare photos and illustrations.

A fascinating look at all aspects of magical rites and ceremonies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780875422862
  • Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 9/1/2002
  • Series: SourceBook Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 372,581
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Migene Gonzalez-Wippler was born in Puerto Rico and has degrees in psychology and anthropology from the University of Puerto Rico and from Colombia University. She has worked as a science editor for the Interscience Division of John Wiley, the American Institute of Physics, and the American Museum of Natural History, and as an English editor for the United Nations in Vienna, where she lived for many years. She is a cultural anthropologist and lectures frequently at universities and other educational institutions.
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Read an Excerpt

Every once in a while a book comes out that is so good it makes people pay attention. Migene Gonzalez-Wippler's The Complete Book of Spells, Ceremonies & Magic is one of those books. When it first appeared it received wide acclaim in the U.S. and in England. I still have my original copy.

But as frequently happens with even the best of books, it went out of print. When it became available to be republished, I enthusiastically went for it! Migene writes that her intention in writing this book was "to show the importance of the practice of magic in the development of the human psyche. I don't believe in the supernatural. I believe in nature and all things natural. Everything that happens in this world always happens through natural channels and in accordance with immutable cosmic laws." This book may well be the ultimate proof of that belief.

This is an amazing cross-cultural compendium of magic, theory, ritual, spells and lore. If you do magic, it will give you new directions and techniques that can advance and enhance what you do. If you would like to know about magic, this book presents the subject from the viewpoint of not only a scholar, but a practitioner. And for people interested in native cultures around the world, this book is also an invaluable resource.

In these pages you will learn all of the basics of magic, from meditation and astral projection to evocation of spirits. It covers methods of divination and the Kabbalah as well as folk magic spells for health, wealth, prosperity and romance.

I highly recommend this book. If you are a magician it simply must be among your collection of books. I know you will refer to is frequently. Get this book to advance your knowledge and your magic!

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Table of Contents

Every once in a while a book comes out that is so good it makes people pay attention. Migene Gonzalez-Wippler's The Complete Book of Spells, Ceremonies & Magic is one of those books. When it first appeared it received wide acclaim in the U.S. and in England. I still have my original copy.

But as frequently happens with even the best of books, it went out of print. When it became available to be republished, I enthusiastically went for it! Migene writes that her intention in writing this book was "to show the importance of the practice of magic in the development of the human psyche. I don't believe in the supernatural. I believe in nature and all things natural. Everything that happens in this world always happens through natural channels and in accordance with immutable cosmic laws." This book may well be the ultimate proof of that belief.

This is an amazing cross-cultural compendium of magic, theory, ritual, spells and lore. If you do magic, it will give you new directions and techniques that can advance and enhance what you do. If you would like to know about magic, this book presents the subject from the viewpoint of not only a scholar, but a practitioner. And for people interested in native cultures around the world, this book is also an invaluable resource.

In these pages you will learn all of the basics of magic, from meditation and astral projection to evocation of spirits. It covers methods of divination and the Kabbalah as well as folk magic spells for health, wealth, prosperity and romance.

I highly recommend this book. If you are a magician it simply must be among your collection of books. I know you will refer to is frequently. Get this book to advance your knowledge and your magic!

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Interviews & Essays

Every once in a while a book comes out that is so good it makes people pay attention. Migene Gonzalez-Wippler's The Complete Book of Spells, Ceremonies & Magic is one of those books. When it first appeared it received wide acclaim in the U.S. and in England. I still have my original copy.

But as frequently happens with even the best of books, it went out of print. When it became available to be republished, I enthusiastically went for it! Migene writes that her intention in writing this book was "to show the importance of the practice of magic in the development of the human psyche. I don't believe in the supernatural. I believe in nature and all things natural. Everything that happens in this world always happens through natural channels and in accordance with immutable cosmic laws." This book may well be the ultimate proof of that belief.

This is an amazing cross-cultural compendium of magic, theory, ritual, spells and lore. If you do magic, it will give you new directions and techniques that can advance and enhance what you do. If you would like to know about magic, this book presents the subject from the viewpoint of not only a scholar, but a practitioner. And for people interested in native cultures around the world, this book is also an invaluable resource.

In these pages you will learn all of the basics of magic, from meditation and astral projection to evocation of spirits. It covers methods of divination and the Kabbalah as well as folk magic spells for health, wealth, prosperity and romance.

I highly recommend this book. If you are a magician it simply must be among your collection of books. I know you will refer to is frequently. Get this book to advance your knowledge and your magic!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2007

    A serious review for a great, foundation setting book.

    This book is an excellent addition to the background of many types of witchcraft terms, sciences, and history. While it is not a book souly centered on spells, it will give you great foundations on many levels. If you wanted to read something like a textbook that isn't so boring you are put to sleep, or extremely biased, I suggest you read to own this one! I have passed it on and my friends were impressed, seeing what I had to say about it wasn't just hype. There is a compilation of religious cultures that you'd have to jump around buying different books for~ its just that great of a book.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2003

    Well i guess this is te book for me

    well ive ben searching for the best book to get and i guys i found it.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 26, 2002

    It Works!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I loved it. I did all kinds of spells and it worked. If I were you I would get this book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2001

    It's just what anyone is looking for!!!!!

    This is just what i was looking for! Everything I need is in this book. It's not a cheap,30 page flimsey book, but it's not a 1000 page book either. It has every thing you need.And most importantly, IT REALLY WORKS!!!!!!!! I recomend it for anyone.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2000

    IT REALLY WORKS!!!!!!

    I'm interseted in this book cuz it is about witchcraft and preforming spells. I have tried it once so far and it works!!! So I recomend that you buy this book. I'm buying every book I can on witchcraft!!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 3, 2003

    I DON'T KNOW?

    I REALLY ENJOYED READING ALL THE COMENTS AND I WANT TO READ THIS BOOK BUT IM IN LOVE WITH THIS GUY AND I WANNA KNOW IF THE SPELLS REALLY WORK ON LOVE???? OR IF ITS JUST I PHONEY???

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 24, 2000

    This seems cool!

    Look I know this book is a five star, even though I haven't read, bought , or seen it. This book could help me be a witch!

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