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Sacred ~ New Orleans Funerary Grounds By Elizabeth Huston
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Sacred ~ New Orleans Funerary Grounds features over 100 original photographs from award winning photographer Elizabeth Huston. The historical cemeteries in New Orleans will enthrall you, as this... More > city is home to some of the most amazing tributes, tombs and artifacts of any burial ground in the United States. The sheer beauty of these unique cemeteries, brilliantly captured by Mrs. Huston, will not only inspire you, but they promise to move you to think differently on the subject of death itself. Due to the tragedy of Hurrican Katrina, all proceeds from this book will be donated to the American Red Cross, for recovery efforts. In the comming moths, as the city begins to heal, all proceeds will be also donated to Habitat For Humanity as well as the New Orleans based Charity, Save Our Cemeteries.< Less
The Book of the Dead By E. A. Wallis Budge
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The Book of the Dead is an ancient Egyptian funerary text, used from the beginning of the New Kingdom (around 1550 BCE) to around 50 BCE. The original Egyptian name for the text, transliterated rw nw... More > prt m hrw is translated as "Book of Coming Forth by Day". Another translation would be "Book of emerging forth into the Light". The text consists of a number of magic spells intended to assist a dead person's journey through the Duat, or underworld, and into the afterlife. The Book of the Dead was part of a tradition of funerary texts which includes the earlier Pyramid Texts and Coffin Texts, which were painted onto objects, not papyrus. Some of the spells included were drawn from these older works and date to the 3rd millennium BCE. Other spells were composed later in Egyptian history, dating to the Third .< Less
The Lost Language of Cemeteries. By Jeane Trend-Hill
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The Lost Language of Cemeteries. A simple alphabetical guide with photo reference depicting the meaning behind gravestone symbols, the ancient language of the dead. Do you know what a rock or lamb... More > mean? What does a broken column signify? Now you can find the answers and understand their stories, plus enjoy unique photography from some of the wonderful Victorian cemeteries.< Less
Necromantic Sacraments: A Book of Ritual for Daemonolatry Necromancy, Necrosophy, & Invocation By S. Connolly
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This chapbook is a companion ritual and invocation book to Honoring Death: The Arte of Daemonolatry Necromancy. It also serves as a supplement to Keys of Ocat: A Grimoire of Daemonolatry Nygromancye... More > and completes the Daemonolatry triad of necromantic texts. All three books are currently being used for Funerary Priest Seminary Training within TTS.< Less
The Book of the Dead By E. A. Wallis Budge
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“Book of the Dead” is the title now commonly given to the great collection of funerary texts which the ancient Egyptian scribes composed for the benefit of the dead. These consist of... More > spells and incantations, hymns and litanies, magical formulae and names, words of power and prayers, and they are found cut or painted on walls of pyramids and tombs, and painted on coffins and sarcophagi and rolls of papyri. The title “Book of the Dead” is somewhat unsatisfactory and misleading, for the texts neither form a connected work nor belong to one period; they are miscellaneous in character, and tell us nothing about the lives and works of the dead with whom they were buried. Moreover, the Egyptians possessed many funerary works that might rightly be called “Books of the Dead,” but none of them bore a name that could be translated by the title “Book of the Dead.”< Less
The Tibetan Book of the Dead By Karma Lingpa
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The Liberation Through Hearing During the Intermediate State, sometimes translated as Liberation Through Hearing or transliterated as Bardo Thodol, is a funerary text. The Tibetan text describes, and... More > is intended to guide one through, the experiences that the consciousness has after death, during the interval between death and the next rebirth. This interval is known in Tibetan as the bardo. The text also includes chapters on the signs of death, and rituals to undertake when death is closing in, or has taken place. It is the most internationally famous and widespread work of Tibetan Nyingma literature.< Less
Book of the Dead and other Egyptian Papyri and Tablets By Various
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The main text of this volume outlines the funerary rights of the ancient Egyptians. The funeral process for this ancient empire was long and drawn out but allowed for the soul, or Ka, to make its way... More > to the land of the dead and back again to one day be resurrected. Also included are tablets that outline letters from various officials of missions and conquests of the Egyptians as well as stories of their gods and hymns and litanies outlining their religious beliefs.< Less
Esoteric Norwich: Magic in England’s Second City By Elroy Arndell
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Because Norwich was England's second city during the Middle Ages and Renaissance, it has, though little acknowledged, a number of significant associations with esoteric spirituality. The Church of... More > St John Maddermarket's graveyard includes the Crabtree headstone, which has the pre-Christian symbol of the Ouroboros along with Masonic Square and Compasses carved upon it. Housed within the church there is the Layer Monument, a very rare example of an alchemical mandala in European funerary art.< Less
Meeting with the Goddesses By G. Scott MacLeod
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Meeting with the Goddesses is a chapter title I have taken from Joseph Campbell’s The Hero with a Thousand Faces, as this body of work deals with several themes centred around the sacred... More > feminine, mythology, the archetypal mind, temples and funerary objects. The first is the theme of the mystery of life, and as part of that mystery, the search for meaning embodied by the notion of goddesses—a single or multiple “source of all things.”< Less
Introduction to Religion for Children By Ryan Shuell
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Religion is about a philosophical set of beliefs about the meaning of existence. It is essentially a cultural system of behaviors and practices, world views, sacred texts, holy places, ethics, and... More > societal organization that relate humanity to it’s self-defined existence. Religious practices may include rituals, sermons, commemoration or veneration (of God or deities), sacrifices, festivals, feasts, trances, initiations, funerary services, matrimonial services, meditation, prayer, music, art, dance, public service, or other aspects of human culture. Religions have sacred histories and narratives, which may be preserved in sacred scriptures, and symbols and holy places, all of which aim mostly to give a meaning to life.< Less