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Dictionary of mysticism and the occult /

by Drury, Nevill [author].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookEdition: 1st ed.Description: 281 pages ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0060620935; 9780060620936; 0060620943; 9780060620943.Subject(s): Occultism -- Encyclopedias | Mysticism -- Encyclopedias | Mysticism | OccultismSummary: Explore the world of mysticism and magic with this collection of nearly 3,000 concise, cross-referenced entries on the people, objects, concepts, and language that make up the esoteric traditions. The dictionary covers the Eastern and the Western worlds; the mythical, the historical, and the contemporary; the familiar and the obscure. Among the many subjects covered are signs, symbols, and secret rites; hauntings and psychic events; the nature of spiritual beings; leading figures in the field; religious and esoteric writings; and the occurrence of mysticism and magic in the folklore of the world. A comprehensive guide to the unknowable and unexplainable, "Dictionary of Mysticism and the Esoteric Traditions" will reward its readers with a cornucopia of information.
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Explore the world of mysticism and magic with this collection of nearly 3,000 concise, cross-referenced entries on the people, objects, concepts, and language that make up the esoteric traditions. The dictionary covers the Eastern and the Western worlds; the mythical, the historical, and the contemporary; the familiar and the obscure. Among the many subjects covered are signs, symbols, and secret rites; hauntings and psychic events; the nature of spiritual beings; leading figures in the field; religious and esoteric writings; and the occurrence of mysticism and magic in the folklore of the world. A comprehensive guide to the unknowable and unexplainable, "Dictionary of Mysticism and the Esoteric Traditions" will reward its readers with a cornucopia of information.

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