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2004 Library:
Llewellyn's 2005 Witches' Spell-A-Day Almanac
Official Ghostvillage.com review 

777 and Other Qabalistic Writings of Aleister Crowley
Edited by Israel Regardie

Official Ghostvillage.com review 

Lammas
by Anna Franklin and Paul Mason

Official Ghostvillage.com review 

Exploring Wicca
by Lady Sabrina

Official Ghostvillage.com review 

Haunted Encounters Series
by Atriad Press

Official Ghostvillage.com review 

The Healer's Manual
by Ted Andrews

Official Ghostvillage.com review 

Tarot and Individuation
by Dr. Irene Gad

Official Ghostvillage.com review  Published within the last six months.

Masters of the Living Energy
by Joan Parisi Wilcox

Official Ghostvillage.com review  Published within the last six months.

Moksha
by Aldous Huxley edited
by Michael Horowitz and Cynthia Palmer

Official Ghostvillage.com review 

Learning Ritual Magic
by John Michael Greer, Clare Vaughn, and Early King, Jr.

Official Ghostvillage.com review  Published within the last six months.

Llewellyn's 2005 Sun Sign Book AND Llewellyn's 2005 Moon Sign Book
Official Ghostvillage.com review  Published within the last six months.

The Way of the Cat Dana Kramer-Rolls
Official Ghostvillage.com review 

The Way of Four
by Deborah Lipp

Official Ghostvillage.com review  Published within the last six months.

The Illustrated Beast
by Sandy Robertson

Official Ghostvillage.com review 

Your Guardian Angel and You
by Denny Sargent

Official Ghostvillage.com review 

Ghosthunting Ohio
by John B. Kachuba

Official Ghostvillage.com review  Published within the last six months.

Templars in America
by Tim Wallace-Murphy and Marilyn Hopkins

Official Ghostvillage.com review  Published within the last six months.

Celebrating the Seasons of Life: Beltane to Mabon
by Ashleen O'Gaea

Official Ghostvillage.com review  Published within the last six months.

Power Animal Meditations
by Nicki Scully

Official Ghostvillage.com review 

Witchcraft: A Mystery Tradition
by Raven Grimassi

Official Ghostvillage.com review  Published within the last six months.

Campfire Ghost Stories, Volume 2
by A. S. Mott AND Werewolves and Shapeshifters
by Darren Zenko

Official Ghostvillage.com review  Published within the last six months.

The New Hermetics
by Jason Augustus Newcomb

Official Ghostvillage.com review  Published within the last six months.

Charm Spells
by Ileana Abrev

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Gaia Eros
by Jesse Wolf Hardin

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Twilight Language of the Nagual
by Merilyn Tunneshende

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Tarot of the Dead
by Monica Knighton

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Tree of Sapphires
by David Goddard

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If You Want to Be a Witch
by Edain McCoy

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The Montauk Project
by Preston B. Nichols with Peter Moon

Official Ghostvillage.com review 

Your Magickal Name
by Phyllis Vega and Debra Vega

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Llewellyn's 2005 Starview Almanac
by Llewellyn Publications

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Don't Call Them Ghosts
by Kathleen McConnell

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The World's Most Haunted Places
by Jeff Belanger

Ghostvillage.com author interview  Published within the last six months.

The House of the Hidden Places and the Book of the Master
by W. Marsham Adams

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A Voice in the Forest
by Jimahl diFiosa

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The Psychic Vampire Codex
by Michelle Belanger

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Llewellyn's 2005 Herbal Almanac
by Llewellyn Publications

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Celebrating the Seasons of Life: Samhain to Ostara
by Ashleen O'Gaea

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Druid Power
by Amber Wolfe

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Essence of the Tarot
by Megan Skinner

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Shamanic Experience
by Kenneth Meadows

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Egyptian Paganism for Beginners
by Jocelyn Almond & Keith Seddon

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The Witch's Shield
by Christopher Penczak

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Kitchen Witch's Guide to Divination
by Patricia Telesco

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The Paradoxes of the Highest Science
by Eliphas Levi

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Ghost Stories of Pets and Animals
by Darren Zenko

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Gnostic Gospel of St. Thomas
by Tau Malachi

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The Magick of Aleister Crowley
by Lon Milo DuQuette

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The Tree of Life and A Garden of Pomegranates
by Israel Regardie

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Secrets of a Medium
by Larry Dreller

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Sticks, Stones, Roots & Bones
by Stephanie Rose Bird

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The Kabbalah Tree
by Rachel Pollack

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The Golden Dawn
by Israel Regardie

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Real Ghosts, Restless Spirits, and Haunted Places
by Brad Steiger

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The Essential Golden Dawn AND Self-Initiation into the Golden Dawn Tradition
by Chic Cicero and Sandra Tabatha Cicero

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The Death and Afterlife Book
by James R. Lewis

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Life Between Lives
by Michael Newton, Ph.D.

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Yoga for Men
by Thomas Claire

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The Golden Dawn Enochian Skrying Tarot
by Chic and Sandra Tabatha Cicerco

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The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries
by W. Y. Evans-Wentz

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Grimoire For The Apprentice Wizard
by Oberon Zell-Ravenheart

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Soul Sex: Tantra for Two
by Pala Copeland & Al Link

Official Ghostvillage.com review 

The Psychic in You
by Jeffrey A. Wands

Ghostvillage.com author interview  Published within the last six months.

Progressive Witchcraft
by Janet Farrar & Gavin Bone

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T'Ai Chi for Seniors
by Sifu Philip Bonifonte

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Circle of Isis
by Ellen Cannon Reed

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Ghost Hunting
by Loyd Auerbach

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Secrets of the Ancient Incas
by Michael Peter Langevin

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Before You Cast A Spell
by Carl McColman

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Exploring Shamanism
by Hillary S. Webb

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Destiny of Souls
by Michael Newton

Official Ghostvillage.com review 

Western Seeker, Eastern Paths
by David Pond

Official Ghostvillage.com review 





June 15, 2004

A Garden of Pomegranates: Skrying on the Tree of Life and The Tree of Life: An Illustrated Study in MagicThe Tree of Life: An Illustrated Study in Magic
By Israel Regardie
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications (Third edition, 2003)
Pages: 513 - Price: $19.95

A Garden of Pomegranates: Skrying on the Tree of Life
By Israel Regardie
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications (Third edition, 2004)
Pages: 520 - Price: $17.95

Review by Lee Prosser - leep@ghostvillage.com
Ghostvillage.com review

Such is the importance of both books, they are being reviewed together. Many writers of the supernatural, occult, and magick, have stated that without the writings of Israel Regardie (1907 - 1985) there would have been no rebirth of occult ceremonial magick. These two books reveal the genius of Regardie, and it is a distinct credit to Llewellyn for their efforts in seeing these massive books are in print for the readers.

The Tree of Life was originally published in 1932 and set forth common links between actual practice and magical theory. In this addition, the Askenazic Hebrew material is translated to common Sephardic for ease of reference, and use. There are two parts to the book. Part One contains six chapters covering such detailed topics as mysticism, magic, and yoga, magic as a key to creativity, Eliphas Levi and the Heavenly Man, Magic has no relation to Witchcraft and is not psychism, the Qabalah, the astral light, the Gods. Part Two concerns the application of theory and practice techniques.

The Tree of Life contains a total of seventeen chapters. Skrying and astral protection are covered, as is a long and lengthy discussion of the sacred magic of Abramelin the Mage. Other topics include grimoires and magical evocation, the Goetia, the magical system of the Key of Solomon the King, the Book of the Angel Ratziel, initiation rituals, how to employ pentagram symbols, how to employ Rose Cross symbols, the Eucharist, among other topics. A glossary with appendix one and two is included. 

The Tree of Life offers many fascinating topics for reading, and understanding. Chapter Sixteen is "Alchemy and the Mass of the Holy Ghost" and Chapter Seventeen is "Prayers, Hymns, and Invocations." The Tree of Life is a classic study and one well worth your time to study.

Regardie's second book, A Garden of Pomegranates, is one of the finest books available to introduce serious readers to the Qabalah for Magicians. In contemporary times, the word magician has evolved into the word magickian, and true magick. The word magick has replaced the word magic. Magic is for bunnies jumping out of a hat. Magick is the real thing that makes permanent changes.

A Garden of Pomegranates is Regardie's definite text for a practical manual for Qabalistic magick. Pathworkings for the thirty-two paths of wisdom are included, and exploring different Qabalistic worlds is covered in depth. Meditations and rituals are discussed. The Sephiroth is examined. Illustrations covering variations in sigils, the Archangels, Malkuth in Kether, the grades, the paths, and other valuable information is revealed.

Taken together, these excellent nonfiction books will reveal much information and insights. Highly recommended reading, and an enjoyable learning experience. Congratulations to Llewellyn for keeping these two fine books in print.

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