Subtitled 'Working the Magick of the Classical Planets in the Western Mystery Tradition' this practical textbook lays out the symbolism of the seven traditional planets which are the basis of much Western magic and esoteric thought. It outlines the gods and goddesses who give their names to the planets, the olympic spirits, archangels, angels, intelligences and spirits. It also gives techniques for creating planetary sigils using the magic number squares, calculating planetary hours, and making talismans. The more advanced reader can try the authors' original planetary ceremonies. It is very useful guide for the practitioner building up competency in Western spell-casting and practical magic, and is ain introductory handbook for researchers of astral magic in the Western esoteric tradition.
London, UK: Avalonia, 2007. Paperback, 218 pages. New.