Enter the World of Spirits!The Encyclopedia of Spirits is a comprehensive and entertaining A to Z of spirits from around this world and the next. Encyclopedia of Spirits: The Ultimate Guide to the Magic of Fairies, Genies, Demons, Ghosts, Gods & Goddesses. Front Cover. Judika Illes. The Hardcover of the Encyclopedia of Spirits: The Ultimate Guide to the Magic Genies, Demons, Ghosts, Gods & Goddesses by Judika Illes at.
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The Encyclopedia of Spirits
Open Preview See a Problem? Want to Read saving…. That spirit still burns true. So happy with my purchase Verified purchase: It also treads on the line of cultural appropriation as Illes isn’t clear enough about which entities are from closed cultures, and which are from open cultures.
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Lots of information about diverse cultures, all in one place. There are some entities in here that I have not found much information about elsewhere, so I definitely recommend it. Some Gods are considered to have “Origin: Well put together and easily read–definitely worth reading if you have interest in many different pantheons–some forgotten, others still venerated in the present day.
I also highly recommend buying that book too. Lists with This Book. Mar 24, Amanda Hains rated it it was amazing Shelves: Very interesting and a must have.
A great place to begin learning and a lovely reference. The entities themselves are all organized alphabetically, which just does not work for such a huge compilation from around the world. User Review – Flag as inappropriate I enjoy the wealth of information Judika has provided in regards to various deities and spirits. Reference Encyclopedias Hardcover Books. I really enjoyed this.
No matter what your life’s problems or desires, this book can guide you to the right spirits who can help fulfill your dreams. Enter the World of Spirits The Encyclopedia of Spirits is a comprehensive and entertaining A to Z of spirits from around this world and the next.
The spirits in this encyclopedia represent every inhabited continent, deriving from many cultures, eras, and spiritual traditions. For the spiritual adept, the amateur, or the simply curious, the Encyclopedia of Spirits will inform, inspire, and delight.
She has made some errors such as I cannot find Elagabal in the book even though she says “see also” but it’s not there!!
Mikki McCoy rated it it was amazing Sep 07, The encyclopedia of spells is also an excellent resource and is written by the same author. Spirits and Their Specialties.
The Encyclopedia of Spirits | Judika Illes
Show More Show Less. Ironically, I don’t feel that the actual encyclopedia part of the book really supports the Wiccan part because summoning information and the like is only included with major god I first bought uudika book while looking for Spirits, Fairies, Leprechauns, and Goblins: Great research tool for authors, or anyone. From the beneficent to the mischievous, working spitits these spirits can bring good fortune, lasting love, health, fertility, revenge, and relief.
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That said, the actual information is great and very well-researched. The Encyclopedia of Spirits also provides an overview of the role of spirit communication throughout history and a general guide to working with spirits. This book is a wealth of obscure information that is both intriguing and enlightening.