Description : The Shining Ones were members of an advanced culture that was almost lost; but their wisdom and their power survived. They preserved the secrets of their advanced knowledge in mythology and legend; they embedded their secret codes in symbolism in art, architecture, the mystery traditions and literary works - including the Bible. The authors have found traces of the influence of The Shining Ones in all the major religions with roots in the ancient world. Gardiner and Osborn have discovered that their secrets and rituals have been hidden and preserved through the centuries, by the Knights Templar, the Rosicrucians and the Freemasons to the present day. Furthermore, they believe that the evolution of civilization has been manipulated by a secret and powerful group of initiates descended from The Shining Ones. They can identify their influence behind science, religion, mysticism and philosophy - and, of course, in the arena of powerful politics. This is an extraordinary story of intrigue and power play at a very human and political level. But it is also the revelation that the Shining Ones had knowledge of the deep spiritual truth that lies at the heart of mankind's yearning for an understanding of the meaning of life and to achieve salvation.
Description : Magical Mathematics reveals the secrets of fun-to-perform card tricks—and the profound mathematical ideas behind them—that will astound even the most accomplished magician. Persi Diaconis and Ron Graham provide easy, step-by-step instructions for each trick, explaining how to set up the effect and offering tips on what to say and do while performing it. Each card trick introduces a new mathematical idea, and varying the tricks in turn takes readers to the very threshold of today's mathematical knowledge. Diaconis and Graham tell the stories—and reveal the best tricks—of the eccentric and brilliant inventors of mathematical magic. The book exposes old gambling secrets through the mathematics of shuffling cards, explains the classic street-gambling scam of three-card Monte, traces the history of mathematical magic back to the oldest mathematical trick—and much more.
Description : Tabaea was an ordinary thief, sneaking and prowling and stealing for a living. Then one night while burgling a house, she witnessed a wizard teaching his apprentice a spell - the creation of a magic dagger. Tabaea decided to try the magic for herself. But even though she could feel the power rising around her as she went through the steps of the ritual, something had clearly gone wrong. The apprentice's dagger had glowed; it had resisted attempts to pick it up; and there had been a blinding flash at the end of the ceremony. But Tabaea's dagger didn't do any of those things. And it wouldn't free her from bonds, or heal her wounds - it didn't seem to be magical at all. It just turned black. Then, by chance, Tabaea discovered that her dagger indeed had its own kind of unusal magic - a dark, powerful magic that promised invincibility to its bearer. But magic can be dangerous even in the hands of an expert - and for Tabaea, magic and power could spell disaster . . .
Description : Explore the wild beauty of your soul for healing, clarity, and purpose The secret country of yourself is your unique inner cosmos, the place you visit in your dreams and fantasies. The experiences you have there reflect all that has happened and all that can happen, and when you visit your secret country with intention, you can transform your life. This book is a gateway to your secret country. It's a tour guide for an experiential journey to your inner temple and library, your sanctuary and your shadow house. With hands-on techniques such as spells, prayers, elemental workings, guided visualizations, and shamanistic journeys, this book's goal is to help you know yourself, heal yourself, and become more of who you are. Praise: "In The Secret Country of Yourself, Jenya T. Beachy takes us on a transformational journey through shadowlands and starry steppes into the deepest heart of Self. On this magickal quest you will discover and retrieve parts of yourself that you lost along the way, you will heal parts that have been hurting, and you will come out with a more complete awareness and understanding of the Secret Country within."—Lasara Firefox Allen, author of Jailbreaking the Goddess
Description : Every womans guide to timeless wisdom and modern science to help you discover how to: Awaken to your natural power, energy, wisdom and healing to attract love, health, wealth, and happiness. Transform yourself into the radiant, contented, self assured person you are born to be. Carry with you only the most positive and uplifting thoughts that will attract to you the same in experience. Create magical days with your words as your wand to bring in all that you wish for. Access your personal support staff who surround you, always joyful to assist you in any matter at all times. Let go and enjoy your lifes new ease and peace. Use the secret key already in your possession and unlock your souls treasure chest for a life to enjoy. Artistically create the grandest masterpiece of all-- your life. ...and much more!
Description : So you want more joy and happiness in your life? This book shows one process for raising your happiness thermometer so that you experience more moments of joy. Sherrie and Priya take you on their journey of spreading magical moments boxes around the globe. Sprinkle your life with loving magic by sharing with your family, your friends, and your spiritual extended family. Create Magical Moments inspires others with a sense of hope and optimism that there are people who care deeply about them. This book reflects upon loving others as they are. Some chapter titles include: Chapter 1 Joy for My Heart and Soul Chapter 2 Fun Process ~ Sharing Your Abundance Chapter 4 Family Fun Involvement Chapter 5 Creative Passion and Play Chapter 11 Friendship Fun Dive into the magical happiness tidal wave by sharing with the people you love! www.wisewomaninwoods.com www.randombloggz.com