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Magician's Companion : A Practical and Encyclopedic Guide to Magical and Religious Symbolism - Bill Whitcomb

Magician's Companion

A Practical and Encyclopedic Guide to Magical and Religious Symbolism

Paperback Published: 8th September 2002
ISBN: 9780875428680

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"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:
-The four worlds of the Hopi
-The Hindu Tattwas
-The Chinese Five Elements
-The Chakras
-The eight Chinese trigrams
-The Qabalistic Tree of Life
-The meridians of acupuncture
-Geomantic symbols
-The druid tree alphabet
-The Enochian system
-The Runes
-The color scales
-The hexagrams of the I Ching
-The 72 names of God
There is so much more in this book. You'll also learn the techniques of working with:
-Magical Alphabets
-Deities from numerous pantheons
-Telesmatic images
-Magic squares and sigils
-Attributions 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 T"he Magician's Companion" of infinite value. This book is a must.

ISBN: 9780875428680
ISBN-10: 0875428681
Series: Llewellyn's Sourcebook
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Published: 8th September 2002
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.5 x 17.8  x 3.3
Weight (kg): 1.24
Edition Number: 2