ENCYCLOPEDIA OF 5,000 SPELLS: The Ultimate Reference Book For The Magical Arts (H) (new edition)*


By Judika Illes

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The Ultimate Reference Book for the Magical Arts

The Encyclopedia of 5000 Spells, a comprehensive guide to the magical arts, features five thousand spells spanning five thousand years of magical history drawn from Earth’s every inhabited corner, from ancient to modern Egypt, from old Mesopotamia to today’s African Diaspora. There are spells from Celtic, Chinese, Italian, Jewish, Romani, Slavic and Tibetan traditions plus many more. There’s practical magic, high ritual magic, spells that demand careful planning and spells to be cast spontaneously, spells one might wish to cast daily as well as spells that should perhaps never be performed, spells whose components include precious resins and priceless gems and spells whose every ingredient is free: ocean water, moonbeams, dirt.

Within The Encyclopedia of 5000 Spells’ more than one thousand pages you’ll discover:

Banishing spells

Better Business and Professional Success Spells

Cleansing Spells

Courtcase Spells: Spells for Legal Justice

Death Spells: Death and Funeral Spells, Ghosts, Necromancy and Vampires

Divination Spells

Dream Spells: Dreams, Insomnia, Astral Projection, Witches Flying Ointments

Fertility Spells

Gambling Spells

Healing Spells, both general healing and spells for specific ailments

Hexes and their Antidotes

Invisibility and Transformation Spells

Over 100 pages of Love Spells

Marriage and Divorce Spells

Money Spells

Pregnancy and Childbirth Spells

Protection Spells

Plus more . . .

Spells take many forms. Key concepts necessary for successful spell-casting are explained in plain English. In addition to the spells, The Encyclopedia of 5000 Spells includes a guide to various forms of spell-casting including working with:

Animals (Familiars and allies)

Botanicals (in varied forms: dried and fresh herbs, roots, essential oils, flower essences and more)

Elements (air, earth, fire, water)

Minerals (crystals, gemstones, lodestones, holed stones)

Planets, especially Luna and our own Earth

Spirits (angels, demons, djinn, fairies, lwa, orisha, saints official and otherwise)

Words (charms, incantations, rhymes, words of power)

and more . . .

Within these pages you’ll also find a guide to crafting, charging and working with a wide variety of magical tools including:





Magic mirrors

Magic swords

Magic wands

Mojo hands

and more . . .

A Formulary features recipes for classic charged waters, condition oils, magical inks and powders including:

Angel’s Water

Florida Water

Flower Waters

Holy Waters

War Water

Abra-Melin Oil

Black Cat Oil

High John Oil

Jezebel Oil

Magnet Oil

Goofer Dust

Graveyard Dust


Dragon’s Blood Ink

Lampblack Ink

and more . . .