Anyone have some good book suggestions? Magick, History, war, unxplained. Im all out.
Women who run with the wolves, by Clarissa Pinkola Estes.
Demian by Herman Hesse.
These two off the top of my head, will add more as my brain starts working lol.
There is a book called “The secret history of the world”, it is untold history with some esoteric roots and stories! Good book
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And for a novel I suggest
“The white castle” by orhan pamuk
When I start doing youtube videos wearing a knight’s helmet and holding a sword… its gonna be your fault @norse900 ♞
I can’t wait to see those profile pics, Ari.
Im gonna kill it !!
Guess I better make another shield. Just in case.
Speaking of, I.made this for my son from a pizza pan from Walmart. Some hammers (3# sledge), a hitch of some sort (O shaped, 3 inch radius, and a smooth round metal ball. And a $20 auto dent repair kit with hammers included.
Had a lot of fun. Plastic larp stuff is cheaper, but hearing that metal sing from a good.blow? Priceless.
All right, I’ll stay on topic from now on.
For herbs I like
The master grimoire herbs, oils, and incenses: their magickal uses and formulas by Pat Kirven Sawyer
The Herbal Magic Correspondences Guide by Brianna Blair
Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs by Scott Cunningham
This classic is free on google books
The art of war by Sun Tzu
(Note on his name: The actual pinyin spelling of his name is Sun Zi 孫子 though which literally translates as “grandson”, and “Tzu” is the anglicized version. I think his birth name is Sun Wu)
I have the art of war. it is a great recommendation!
I’m cackling!!! I can’t get the image out of my head now
Just remember its all @norse900 's fault
Zen & The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Sadly, it’s based upon reality.
Thus Spake Zarathustra
It’s a real head kicker. And have a marker pen for all the great quotes.
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
It’s the third most quoted book in English, after the Bible and Shakespeare, so it isn’t really a kids’ book.
Hope these help!
Love Alice in wonderlandl!
Fiction wise I also loved Philip K Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? It’s short and a quick read.
I was recommended this book and I’m about to start when I’m done with exams in a week. It sounds good and I trust the person who recommended it (my physics professor who happens to have graduated from the same tiny weirdo college I went to for undergrad)
Einstein’s Dreams by Alan Lightman.
It’s a collection of Einstein’s dreams when he was working on his theory of relativity, which actually was influenced by a dream about cows.
I haven’t finished this from cover to cover, but I like what I have read and it is practical
Chinese Shamanic Cosmic Orbit Qigo
: Esoteric Talismans, Mantras, and Mudras in Healing and Inner Cultivation by Zhongxian Wu
You and others probably have this one and it’s probably my first grimoire that I found in a small used book store for $3 when it fell off the shelf I was leaning on while nodding off on heroin. Lost it for a few years and then found it again when I got clean. The Necronomicon by “Simon”(Peter Levenda)
I’ll add more when I think of anything.
I really like this thread! Always love hearing about books to read
Yes, I have that one.
There are tons of books here:
The Alchemist, Paolo Coehlo
The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini
Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte
Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka (never read this)
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee (classic)
Carl Jung’s The Red Book.
My nitpicked list of books, they’re all a little heavy. The Kite Runner will make you cry, just a heads up.