Werewolves: The Occult Truth

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How does one become—or kill—a werewolf? Where do our modern shapeshifting stories come from? Are werewolves real? In this fascinating book, Konstantinos digs into the centuries-old myths and compelling scientific evidence surrounding these enigmatic beasts of literary and Hollywood fame.

—Explore four different types of werewolves: involuntary, voluntary, otherdimensional beings, and astral
—Find out which ...

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Overview

How does one become—or kill—a werewolf? Where do our modern shapeshifting stories come from? Are werewolves real? In this fascinating book, Konstantinos digs into the centuries-old myths and compelling scientific evidence surrounding these enigmatic beasts of literary and Hollywood fame.

—Explore four different types of werewolves: involuntary, voluntary, otherdimensional beings, and astral
—Find out which kinds of werewolves might actually exist
—Learn about the shapeshifting beliefs of the Quileutes and other Native American tribes
—Discover lycanthropic legends from cultures all over the world

You'll also find true, never-before-published accounts of werewolf sightings and discussions of modern scientific theories that support the existence of these mysterious creatures. Each aspect is investigated, from curses and shamanic vision quests to drug-induced hallucinations and serial-killer werewolves.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738721606
  • Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 9/28/2010
  • Pages: 197
  • Sales rank: 421,916
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Konstantinos is a recognized expert on occult, new age, and paranormal topics. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism and technical writing from New York Polytechnic Institute. He is a published author of articles and short fiction which have been featured in numerous publications including Popular Electronics, The Spook, and FATE Magazine. Konstantinos is a popular lecturer on the paranormal at colleges and bookstores in the New York City area and he has appeared on CNBC's After Hours and The Ricki Lake Show.

A Dark Neopagan, Konstantinos has been researching the occult and practicing magick for over fifteen years. Born and raised in Long Island, New York, Konstantinos now devotes his time to writing, singing Gothic rock music, and exploring nocturnal life in New York City and around the country.

Konstantinos is also the author of Vampires: The Occult Truth, Summoning Spirits: The Art of Magical Evocation, Speak with the Dead: 7 Methods for Spirit Communication, Gothic Grimoire, Nocturnal Witchcraft, Nocturnicon: Calling Dark Forces and Powers, and the forthcoming Werewolves: The Occult Truth (September 2010).

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Separating Fact From Fiction 5

Chapter 2 Werewolf Beliefs From Around the World 15

Chapter 3 Involuntary Werewolves of Legend 31

Chapter 4 Voluntary Werewolves of Legend 47

Chapter 5 Werewolf Rituals 61

Chapter 6 Killing and Curing Werewolves 77

Chapter 7 Modern Sightings 93

Chapter 8 Modern Medicine 107

Chapter 9 Native American Beliefs and Shamanism 123

Chapter 10 Otherdimensional Beings 139

Chapter 11 Astral Werewolves 153

Conclusion 177

Notes 181

Bibliography 185

Index 189

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  • Posted September 12, 2011

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    LOVED IT!

    this is the best info book on werewolf history and mondern day stuff.

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    An eye opener

    I almost didn't want to finish this book. It opened my eyes to so many possibilities. The research on the legends and myths from around the world were great. I highly recommend it.

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