City Magick

Spells, Rituals, and Symbols for the Urban Witch

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Book Details

Pages

288 Pages

Size

6 x 9

Format

Trade Paperback

Pub. Date

08/01/2012

ISBN

978-1-57863-521-4

Publisher

Red Wheel Weiser

Authors

  • Author Christopher Penczak

    Christopher Penczak (New Hampshire) is an award-winning author, teacher, healing practitioner, and eclectic Witch. His practice draws upon the foundation of modern Witchcraft blended with the wisdom of mystical traditions from across the globe. He has studied extensively with renowned Witch Laurie Cabot and other Witches, shamans, yogis, and healers in the New England area which have influenced his eclectic path of personal Witchcraft. Penczak is an ordained minister of the Universal Brotherhood Movement, is a certified flower essence consultant, and is a certified Reiki Master (Teacher) in the UsuiTibetan and Shamballa traditions. A popular public speaker, he tours extensively throughout the year at bookstores and major gatherings. Penczak is the author of City Magick (Red Wheel;Weiser), Spirit Allies (Red Wheel;Weiser), and Gay Witchcraft (Red Wheel;Weiser'nominated for a Lambda Award). A columnist for newWitch magazine, his work has also been featured in publications such as Genre, InnerSelf Magazine and Kaleidoscope, and his writing appears in the recent book I Do, I Don't: Queers on Marriage. Penczak is a faculty member at the North Eastern Institute of Whole Health and a founding member of the Gifts of Grace Foundation, a nonprofit organization in New Hampshire made up of individuals from diverse spiritual backgrounds dedicated to service to the local communities.

  • Foreword by Judika Illes

Today’s urban witch needs to know how to communicate with the electric gods of the city, find the highrise temples of power, and uncover the magical symbols in everyday graffiti.

This new edition of City Magick, with a new foreword by Judika Illes, author of Pure Magic (offers a modern look at an earthbased religion that has taken root in the concrete jungle. Christopher Penczak shows how to create and live a magical life in the city. Learn how to:

    Interpret the symbols of graffiti with a magical eye
  • Perform rituals at nightclubs
  • Use everyday items in your home or office to create magickal incense, oils, talismans, and charms
  • Create powerful sigils using street signs, graffiti, and city maps
  • Discover metropolitan spirits and totems including spiders, cockroaches, crows, pigeons, and doves.

For the urban witch, this is the ultimate book on making high magic among the skyscrapers and the streets.

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