Magican's Companion by Bill Whitcomb
The Magician's Companion by Bill Whitcomb is the most complete collection of practical information on magical systems from around the world you can add to your magical techniques. It begins with a complete introduction to magic, from definitions to a program of study so you can use the many systems described in the book. There are 91 systems described, including: ïThe four worlds of the Hopi ïThe Hindu Tattwas ïhe Chinese Five Elements ïThe Chakras ïThe eight Chinese trigrams ïThe Qabalistic Tree of Life ïAstrology ïThe meridians of acupuncture ïGeomantic symbols ïThe druid tree alphabet ïThe Enochian system ïThe Runes ïThe color scales ïThe hexagrams of the I Ching ïThe 72 names of God There is so much more in this book. You'll also learn the techniques of working with: ïAlchemy ïMagical Alphabets ïDeities from numerous pantheons ïTelesmatic images ïMagic squares and sigils ïAttributions for gems and minerals This just scratches the surface of what has been acclaimed as one of the greatest research tools ever for magicians of all type. The magical knowledge of our ancestors comprises an intricate and elegant technology of the mind and imagination. The Magician's Companion makes the ancient systems accessible, understandable, and useful to modern magicians by categorizing and cross-referencing the major magical symbol systems. In fact, as a cross-reference, it is simply beyond compare. The Magician's Companion is the single source with the most complete information on Eastern and Western magical systems ever published. Students of mysticism, mythology, symbolic art, literature, and even cryptography will find The Magician's Companion of infinite value. Paperback English | 608 pages | 7 x 10 x 1 IN.