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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
London Cemeteries 2013 By Chuck van Zyl
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London Cemeteries 2013 includes Infrared Film Images shot by Chuck van Zyl during the Spring 2012.
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
Silent Cities Volume Six By Jeane Trend-Hill
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Silent Cities Volume Six by renowned memorial photographer Jeane Trend-Hill. Continuing the journey through the cemeteries of London and Paris. Containing 120 stunning colour images featuring angels,... More > crosses and many unusual monuments.< Less
Silent Cities Volume Five By Jeane Trend-Hill
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Silent Cities Volume Five by Jeane Trend-Hill. Continuing the journey through the cemeteries of London, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Barcelona. Stunning colour photographs of the architecture of eternity... More > featuring angels, crosses and many unusual monuments.< Less
Cemetery Art and Symbolism in North America By Deborah Goodrich
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This book presents definitions, graphics and photographs of artwork found on funerary gravestones and statuary throughout North America.
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