Fields Book 
Store - Soulful and scholarly books from the world's spiritual traditions

Balkan Traditional Witchcraft

Balkan Traditional Witchcraft (New)

by Ristic, Radomir

Publisher: Pendraig Publishing

Binding: Paperback

Book ID: 9780979616853, 0979616859

$15.95

Please inquire for availability

Description

This book is published in English for the first time. It is a compilation of historical data, anthropological writings about Witches in the Balkans, and the author's discoveries and interviews with them. It has theoretical and practical sections, and gives a complete system of Balkan Craft. The system is divided into smaller elements, and each element includes both theory and practical examples.

You will discover who the Witches are, and how people in the Balkans perceive them; how initiation is obtained in Balkan Witchcraft, and how to perform it; why and how Balkan Witches use ritual trance, and how to achieve that state. Also you will find out which ritual tools Balkan Witches use, how they make them and what they use them for. One of the larger parts of the book is about rituals and their structure. There you'll see how to construct rituals by Balkan rules, and perform them. There are several examples of healing, love, defense, and charm-making rituals etc. Many interesting things are important in those rituals; such as what time they are performed, ritual silence, ritual nudity and much more. Finally, you can read about important dates in Balkan Craft, the supreme forces that Witches contact, the subject of the Balkan cults etc. Much of the book is about sacred and magical plants, the myths about them, and ways to use them in rituals.

Translated into English by Michael C. Carter, Jr., this book - a bestseller in its native Serbia - is an incredible look into the world of the Balkan Witch, covering ritual trance, tools, rites for healing, love, divination, defense and for making charms. It also explores the supernatural beings that Balkan Witches share their world with, deities, fairies and other spirits. There has never been such a deep exploration of the magic of this region available in English before.

The House of Owls The House of Owls
Angell, Tony
Yale University Press

For a quarter century, Tony Angell and his family shared the remarkable experience of closely observing pairs of western screech owls that occupied a nesting box outside their forest home. The journals the author recorded his observations in, and the captivating drawings he created, form the heart of this compelling book a personal account of an artist-naturalist s life with owls. Angell s extensive illustrations show owls engaged in what owls do hunting, courting, raising families, and exercisi...
More

Price: $30.00

The Blazing Dew of Stars The Blazing Dew of Stars
Smith, David Chaim
Fulgur Limited

London: Fulgur Limited, 2013. Limited to 1001 copies only. Square landscape folio. For those who have had the joy of handling and experiencing The Sacrificial Universe released last year, this new book will continue that fine tradition. The Blazing Dew of Stars is a complex mystical text which speaks with many voices to introduce the practice of Kabbalistic contemplative alchemy. The volume offers glimpses of a rare view of direct application and immersion into the Real, intertwini...
More

Price: $89.95

The Sworn Book of Honorius: Liber Iuratus Honorii The Sworn Book of Honorius: Liber Iuratus Honorii
Honorius of Thebes
Ibis Press / Nicolas-Hayes

As the title testifies, students were sworn to secrecy before being given access to this magic text, and only a few manuscripts have survived. Bits of its teachings, such as the use of the magic whistle for summoning spirits, are alluded to in other texts. Another key element of its ritual, the elaborate Seal of God, has been found in texts and amulets throughout Europe.

Interest in The Sworn Book of Honorius has grown in recent years, yet no modern translations have been attemptedunt...
More

Price: $35.00

Beyond the Mauve Zone. Enhanced Edition. Beyond the Mauve Zone. Enhanced Edition.
Grant, Kenneth
Starfire

London: Starfire Publishing, 2016. Limited Edition. A new, enhanced edition of BEYOND THE MAUVE ZONE, fully corrected by Michael Staley using Kenneth Grant's personal copy with his annotations. The volume has also been re-set, and includes a new index that should prove most useful. A FINE CLOTH COPY in illustrated dust jacket. Custom end papers. Colored frontispiece, and twenty-four page plate section with the majority of the images being in color. 324 pages, indexed. Octavo. This is the eighth,...
More

Price: $59.95

Jailbreaking the Goddess: A Radical Revisioning of Feminist Spirituality Jailbreaking the Goddess: A Radical Revisioning of Feminist Spirituality
Allen, Lasara Firefox
Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.

"Jailbreaking the Goddess is an important contribution to the writings on Goddess tradition and feminist spirituality. . . . I love her political savvy, her sensitivity around issues of diversity and cultural awareness and appropriation, and her unabashed celebration of pleasure, sensuality, and life!" -- Starhawk

Jailbreaking the Goddess is a revolutionary revisioning of the feminine divine. Where the maiden, mother, crone archetypal system is tied to female biology and physic...
More

Price: $22.99