Mythology and Folklore
The Mabinogi, and Other Medieval Welsh Tales
Tales about Pwyll, Branwen, Manawydan, Math, Lludd and Lleuelys, and Culhwch and Olwen, comprising the core of the ancient Welsh mythological cycle, are presented in readable, modern English translations
The Four Branches of the Mabinogi
“Written in the late twelfth century Wales, the four branches of the Mabinogi tells the story of the births, deaths and marriages among the warrior aristocracy, on the horizon of historical memory in the last generations of the pre-Roman foretime …
Blood and Mistletoe
Looks at two thousand years of Druid history and explores the English, Scottish, and Welsh attitudes toward the ancient Celtic world’s religious functionaries.
The Triumph of the Moon
‘Hutton’s professional expertise shows paganism in a new light’ -Katrina Dixon The Scotman, 24/02/01’this work… makes for excellent reading. Hutton’s extensive scholarship allows him to make and clarify connections between people and movements …
Presents a modern interpretation of Germanic religion, magic, and folklore, discussing mythology, gods and goddesses, runes, hexology, and magical systems
The Power of Myth
The noted mythologist discusses the relationship of ancient myths to modern life, including discussions of recent heros, tales of love and marriage, the power of myth, and mythic themes
Myths to Live By
“There is no one quite like Joseph Campbell. He knows the vast sweep of man’s panoramic past as few men have evern known it.” -The Village Voice What is a properly functioning mythology and what are its functions? Can we use myths to help relieve …
The Illustrated Book of Signs & Symbols
Decipers the meanings of more than two thousand images from around the world, exploring their origins, meanings, and cultural context.
A Bard’s Book of Pagan Songs
Original songs by “Hugin the Bard” accompanied by story, tale, or lore; each song with lyrics, chord charts, and lead sheets. Also includes a version of the Mabinogion, in English, translated from the Welsh.
The White Goddess
Examines the language of ancient Celtic and Mediterranean poetic myths, probing the role of the all-encompassing female figure, the White Goddess, in the earliest forms of poetry
Spiral Dance, The – 20th Anniversary
The twentieth anniversary edition of The Spiral Dance celebrates the pivotal role the book has had in bringing Goddess worship to the religious forefront. This bestselling classic is both an unparalleled reference on the practices and …
Fire in the Head
In ‘The Song of Wandering Aengus’ William Butler Yeats refers to the ‘fire in the head’ that characterises the visionary experience. Tom Cowan has pursued this theme in a lyrical cross-cultural exploration of shamanism and the Celtic imagin
Featuring twelve dragon models, this fascinating field guide focuses on nineteen different dragon species, from the obscure tree-climbing monkey dragon to the better-known wyvern, detailing their size, shape, coloration, habitat, and much more.
Drawing Down the Spirits
An insider’s view of the inner workings and prevalence of spirit possession in our modern world • Provides practical techniques for preparation, safety, aftercare, and aborting harmful possessions • Reveals the forms of ritual possession present …
One of the great books of our time, Principia Discordia is the official bible of the most relevant religion ever conceived, Discordianism. This legendary underground classic contains absolutely everything worth knowing about absolutely anything …
Ravens in Winter
Why should ravens–which are usually solitary birds–share valuable food in the dead of winter? How clever are these birds? Do they have a language? These are some of the riddles that noted sociobiologist Bernd Heinrich, author of Bumblebee …
Encyclopedia of Things that Never Were
Explores mythology, folklore, legends, literature, and fairy tales
The image of a Mother Goddess who embodies all the processes of nature has proved to be one of the most resonant and influential symbols of the 20th century. The Goddess is today a potent figurehead for feminists, Paganists and environmentalists …
An illustrated collection of 65 folktales, each with an introduction outlining the appearance of the tale in various cultures.
From the author of Making Magick and Astral Projection for Beginners, this book presents 16 complete sabbat ritual texts – for covens, families and solitaries.
Wicca: a Year and a Day
A 366-day daily guide, ideal for solitary students teaches the core of witchcraft over the traditional length of time initiates take, including lessons on the tides of time, seasons, the ways of herbs and magic, the mysticism of the Old Ones, and …
When Santa was a Shaman
Yes, there is a Santa Claus — and this provocative book will tell you who he really is! Travel back in time to view Santa’s pagan origins — and his fascinating connections to the Horned Shaman, the Greek God Pan, the Norse god Wodan, and Robin …