The Magician's Companion by Bill Whitcomb is the most complete collection of practical information on magical systems from around the world you can add to your magical techniques. It begins with a complete introduction to magic, from definitions to a program of study so you can use the many systems described in the book. There are 91 systems described, including:,ˆThe four worlds of the Hopi,ˆThe Hindu Tattwas,ˆThe Chinese Five Elements,ˆThe Chakras,ˆThe eight Chinese trigrams,ˆThe Qabalistic Tree of Life,ˆAstrology,ˆThe meridians of acupuncture,ˆGeomantic symbols,ˆThe druid tree alphabet,ˆThe Enochian system,ˆThe Runes,ˆThe color scales,ˆThe hexagrams of the I Ching,ˆThe 72 names of God,There is so much more in this book. You'll also learn the techniques of working with:,ˆAlchemy,ˆMagical Alphabets,ˆDeities from numerous pantheons,ˆTelesmatic images,ˆMagic squares and sigils,ˆAttributions for gems and minerals,This just scratches the surface of what has been acclaimed as one of the greatest research tools ever for magicians of all type. The magical knowledge of our ancestors comprises an intricate and elegant technology of the mind and imagination. The Magician's Companion makes the ancient systems accessible, understandable, and useful to modern magicians by categorizing and cross-referencing the major magical symbol systems. In fact, as a cross-reference, it is simply beyond compare. The Magician's Companion is the single source with the most complete information on Eastern and Western magical systems ever published. Students of mysticism, mythology, symbolic art, literature, and even cryptography will find The Magician's Companion of infinite value.