By Gerina Dunwich
This ebook not just chronicles this author's interesting, and now and then terrifying, own reports with haunted homes and ghostly encounters, however it additionally presents genuine Witches' spells, rituals, charms, herbs, and oils to conjure, banish, and defend opposed to the spirits of the lifeless. through this ebook, you'll how one can effectively behavior a séance, the way to use a Ouija board to speak with spirits, know the way to acknowledge and interpret messages from the lifeless who look in desires, see tips to examine a haunting like expert ghost-hunters do, and masses extra. it is going to train you the darkish secrets and techniques of historical necromancy-the once-forbidden occult paintings of divination by means of the useless and assist you discover the risks linked to obsession and ownership, and allow you to gaze upon the area of spiritualism from its early days in Victorian-era England to the current
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Also, if your haunting is the type that ghost researchers term a “residual haunting” (a repeated playback of certain past events in the same location at regular or infrequent intervals, and not a haunting involving the conscious energy of a spirit), there really isn’t much you or anyone else can do to stop it. Such hauntings usually stop on their own accord and with the passing of time. However, this can often translate to centuries. com. Choose a paranormal investigator carefully just as you would a doctor, an automobile mechanic, or even a 36 Phantasm and Ectoplasm contractor for your home.
During this colorful and noisy festival, which incorporates the Buddhist ceremony of putu (the deliverance of the spirits of the dead), Buddhist and Taoist priests chant liturgies, perform rituals, and burn offerings of incense to the hungry ghosts. Feasts of scrumptious foods are prepared and set out for the wandering souls, and both the living and the dead are entertained by the live performances of street musicians and actors. Many Chinese families invite their ancestral spirits to join them for a meal, during which joss sticks and daily essentials of paper clothing, shoes, televisions, radios, automobiles, and other luxuries are ritually burned.
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A Witch's Guide to Ghosts and the Supernatural by Gerina Dunwich