Fellowship of Wandmakers On this page are listed some of the other wandmakers I have found on the web. Each wand maker's work is very different. Some produce their wands with a good deal of ceremony and magic, while others aim more humbly to produce beautiful works of craft, leaving the enchantment up to the purchaser. Some are crafted entirely by hand, while others are turned on a lathe. Prices also vary widely. Please peruse the pages of these noble fellows of the guild and tell them Alferian of Bard Woodcrafts sent you.
Ishtar Ishtar (pronounced /ˈɪʃtɑːr/; Transliteration: DIŠTAR; Akkadian: 𒀭𒈹 ; Sumerian 𒀭𒌋𒁯) is the East Semitic Akkadian, Assyrian and Babylonian goddess of fertility, love, war, and sex. She is the counterpart to the Sumerian Inanna, and is the cognate for the Northwest Semitic Aramean goddess Astarte. Characteristics Ishtar was the goddess of love, war, fertility, and sexuality. Ishtar was the daughter of Ninurta. She was particularly worshipped in northern Mesopotamia, at the Assyrian cities of Nineveh, Ashur and Arbela (Erbil).
The ancient engraved rocks in Sapa (0 Ratting) The ancient engraved rocks in Sapa spreads on an area of about 8 km square of Muong Hoa valley. It's located on the area of three communes: Hầu Thảo, Sử Pan and Tả Van of Sa Pa district, Lao Cai province. The ancient rocks are located right on the path on mountain slopes, the rocks are included of 159 small and large one near the side of the road or in the rice terrace fields..
A Picture of the Fairy Kingdom This is a picture of the Fairy Kingdom. Faeries, the fae, elementals – so many different names for our fairy friends! "Hand in hand, with fairy grace,Will we sing, and bless this place." Kāla (time) Head of Kala carved on top of Kidal temple portal, East Java. Kālá (Sanskrit: काल, IPA: [kɑːˈlə]) is a Sanskrit word which means "Time". It is also the name of a deity in which sense it is not always distinguishable from kāla meaning "black". It often used as one of the various names or forms of Yama. Monier-Williams's widely used Sanskrit-English dictionary lists two distinct words with the form kāla. The Yonaguni Monument: unexplained underwater structure The Yonaguni Monument is a massive underwater rock formation off the coast of Yonaguni, the southernmost of the Ryukyu Islands, in Japan. While many archaeologists and geologists believe that it is a natural formation, some hold the view that some of its features are man-made. Mysterious Underwater Pyramid
Witchcraft World - Witchcraft Spells Wiccan Spells Spells are used in witchcraft to channel the power of the Wiccan God and Goddess to initiate positive change and for resolution of problems. It is important to know what phase the moon is in while practicing spells and witchcraft. For example, it is best to do spells of a banishing or destructive nature in the waning of the moon, when it is dark and the new moon is about to wane. Examples of such spells are the banishing of negative energy, hope for the end of illness and also agricultural rites, to ward off destructive insects.
Ori (Yoruba) Ori is a metaphysical concept important to Yoruba spirituality and philosophy. Ori, literally meaning "head," refers to one's spiritual intuition and destiny. It is the reflective spark of human consciousness embedded into the human essence, and therefore is often personified as an Orisha in its own right . In Yoruba tradition, it is believed that human beings are able to heal themselves both spiritually and physically by working with the Orishas to achieve a balanced character, or iwa-pele.
Mystic Places - Puma Punku - Puma Punka The so-called Gate of the Sun seen at the back side. Made of one piece of hard rock. Possibly it was a part of a large wall. By the courtesy of www.inkatour.com, nr. 3696 Wicca for the Beginner First it's important to know that there is no one and only Book of Shadows. This concept is a fictional plot device to explain why magyc is not effective without THE Book of Shadows. The idea is that if you just have the right book all your magyc will be effective.