This straightforward guide, invaluable for any aspiring adept, rationally examines ancient theories of magic, and shows how you can harness the energy of the unseen world through ritual. It offers step-by-step instructions for two master rituals, along with tables of intention that allow you to vary the rituals to attain a desired goal. In addition, David Conway, himself an accomplished adept, includes instructions for inscribing talismans and setting up an altar, guidance in achieving astral projection, and useful advice for dealing with the unexpected appearance of demons. An appendix contains recipes for the magical tonics, oils and brews used in the rituals and tells how to decipher certain scripts used in occult texts.
Written with wit and common sense, this book shows that ritual magic can be compatible with reason, and that it can be most useful in today’s world.