The New Book of Magical Names

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Llewellyn Worldwide, 2003 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 415 pages

There is tremendous energy within names. Powerful symbols of identity, inspiration, and intention, names are magical tools of self-transformation. The original version of this classic guide, included in the prestigious New York Times "Reader's Guide to the Best 10,000 Books in Print," helped thousands find the perfect name for everything from their child to their coven to their cat. Now, it has been revised and expanded, and is bigger and better than ever.

The New Book of Magical Names presents a dictionary of more than 7,000 names (including pronunciations) taken from modern and ancient sources, including nature, mythology, history, fantasy literature, folklore, and faraway lands. Discover how religious and political movements, long-forgotten customs and social mores have influenced names throughout time. This fascinating guide features:

• The only dictionary of non-Christian names in print
• Names indexed both alphabetically and by the qualities they invoke (beauty, wealth, power, and more)
• Quizzes to help you figure out your magical name
• Rituals to unleash the power within your name

Whether you are looking for a baby shower gift, initiating a new era in your own life, wanting to find a pen name, a magical name, or even a name for your house, The New Book of Magical Names is your indispensable resource.

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Contents

Chapter
1
Chapter
25
Chapter Three
31
Chapter Four
37
Chapter Five
45
Chapter
59
Chapter Seven
65
Chapter Eight
81
Chapter Fourteen
135
Chapter Fifteen
143
Chapter Sixteen
173
Chapter Eighteen
203
Chapter Nineteen
251
Chapter Twenty
289
Bibliography
343
Index of Names
365

Chapter
99
Chapter Twelve
113

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About the author (2003)

Phoenix McFarland (British Colombia, Canada) describes herself as "an irreverent Wiccan Priestess." Ms. McFarland has had many articles and poems published in Pagan publications, including the column "Rainforest Echoes" in Hole in the Stone Wiccan Journal. She also leads workshops at Pagan festivals.

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