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Spirit Allies: Meet Your Team from the Other Side
From ancient Egyptians to modern-day witches, King Solomon to Native American shamans, individuals throughout time have possessed the power to work with the spirit world. But it's not necessary to be a Tibetan holy man or ghost hunter to communicate with the other side. Everyone has friends beyond the veil, as author Christopher Penczak explains, "A spirit ally is a being ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published March 1st 2002 by Weiser Books
(first published February 28th 2002)
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Mar 10, 2013 Elena rated it it was amazing · review of another edition
This is, quite simply, the most comprehensive book on spirit guides/allies I have ever read. (And I read everything I can on this subject.) It covers 30 exercises and explains many phenomenon by which people connect to spirit. I haven't worked with the exercises yet, but they seem very comprehensive and more well-rounded than exercises I've found in other books. I've really found a kindred spirit in Christopher Penczak, and I intend to read more of his books. He is a spirit worker who doesn't fo ...more
Best book I've ever read about contacting your allies from beyond. It works. Penzcak's writing style is very easy to understand and concise. The exercises he lays out are easy to master and the warnings and protections he offers are a necessary part of anyone who wishes to work with beings 'beyond the veil'. This should be on any occultist's shelf.
I liked that the author explained ideas from a variety of traditions, so the reader could decide what would work for them. For example, my experience with nature spirits is different than what he describes, but that's OK, as he states, everyone has their own approach/perspective. Overall, very interesting approach to this topic.
Christopher Penczak is a Witch, teacher, writer and healing practitioner. His practice draws upon the foundation of both modern and traditional Witchcraft blended with the wisdom of mystical traditions from across the globe as a practitioner and teacher of shamanism, tarot, Reiki healing, herbalism, astrology and Qabalah. He is the founder of the Temple of Witchcraft tradition and system of magick ...moreMore about Christopher Penczak...