This complete handbook of magic and esoteric wisdom is the ideal reference for anyone interested in learning more about esotericism, folklore, paranormal phenomena, and mysteries. It provides a brief historical background on each topic and explains how mystical powers and magical arts can enrich your life. Also covered: astrology, palmistry, dowsing, color magic; the role of traditions, myths and folklore, including predictions of the future, the use of amulets, alchemy and druidism; stories and facts about magical and otherworldly creatures such as vampires, werewolves, elves, ghosts; fascinating information about nature magic with source rituals, predictions from fire, moon magic, ley lines, tree wisdom; and descriptions and testimonies of paranormal phenomena such as clairvoyance, automatic writing, poltergeists, reincarnation and telepathy.