Buckland's Book of Gypsy Magic: Travelers' Stories, Spells, and Healings

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Weiser Books, May 1, 2010 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 224 pages
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Weaving together lore, legend, and belief Buckland’s Book of Gypsy Magic revives the beliefs, spell-craft, and healing wisdom of the Romany people. From hexes and healings to tea leaves and tarot, the circle of the family and the rituals of death, this enchanted volume will delight witches, folklorists, and history lovers alike. Learn the shuvani’s secrets for love, craft a talisman for vitality, and cast the Gypsy Start tarot spread. Join Buckland around the campfire, to hear stories of werewolves and vampires, mistaken identity, persecution, and perseverance. Learn how the gypsy people have for centuries used wisdom and enchantments to ensure good health, happy families, and heart’s desire. Includes a glossary of Romany words.

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"Magic becomes art when it has nothing to hide.” ~Ben Okri The Romani people are famous for their gypsy magic. For centuries, their carefree lifestyle has allowed them to travel the world spreading ... Read full review

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Terrific read on Gypsy history and beliefs. Read full review


Witches in the Hedges
love Magic
Handson Healing
chest and stomach ailments
parT iv
reading cards
reading Hands
reading Tea leaves
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parT v
Birth death and the devil
amulets Talismans and charms

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Raymond Buckland is the author of more than fifty books on occult, witchcraft and the paranormal including Buckland’s Complete Book of Witchcraft, Buckland’s Book of Spirit Communications and The Spirit Book. He has been the subject of numerous articles and interviews in such publications as The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, and The Los Angeles Times, and has contributed articles to magazines, including Fate and The National Spiritualist Summit. Over the years he has appeared on numerous television and radio talk shows both in the United States and abroad, and is known as “The Father of American Wicca.” Visit him at: www.raymondbuckland.com

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