World-class spell collector, fortune teller, psychic practitioner, spirit worker as well as independent scholar, writer, and teacher, Judika Illes offers a comprehensive encyclopedia of the sacred, helpful mystics, saints, and sages from a large variety of religious traditions who can, when venerated, produce miracles for the reader. Illes, author of The Encyclopedia of 5000 Spells and The Encyclopedia of Spirits, surpasses herself in this peerlessly expansive guide for all interested in folklore, mythology, and history, as well as those looking for guidance about accessing the power of saints. Illes's The Encyclopedia of Mystics, Saints, & Sages is the most comprehensive, accessible, and effective guide available anywhere.

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Dragonflame: Speaking with Lawren Leo of New Moon Books

Brick-and-mortar metaphysical shops are currently an endangered species. They are outposts for those who seek magical communities, as well as esoteric books, supplies, and materials. Not least, these stores provide the means for writers of books on the magical arts … Continue reading

Brigid by Wendy Andrew

The Many Faces of Brigid

February 1st is Imbolc, a festival of new beginnings. It’s also the birthday of the beloved goddess, Brigid. Brigid presides over healing, fertility, childbirth, ironworking and smithcraft, art, music, poetry, and prophesy. She has dominion over wisdom, education, and knowledge. … Continue reading

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Holiday Reading Special

Because stress is high, but wallets are tight, I am offering a December reading special: a one hour consultation (60 minutes) for $100 US. Services offered include:  • Tarot and other forms of divination • Spell-casting instructions and advice • … Continue reading

Don’t Wait. Expediate.

Presenting the first in a series of limited-edition magical items from Judika Illes, author of The Encyclopedia of 5000 Spells, The Encyclopedia of Mystics, Saints, and Sages and other books. Items are truly limited editions—-they are crafted in very small … Continue reading

Saturday Special on Readings and Consultations: This Saturday, December 8

My message box is filled with mail from people asking 2 things: • People in the New York City area want to know when I’ll be reading at Namaste. • People both inside and outside that area have pointed out … Continue reading


The Púca and Pumking Ale

I don’t like beer.  I don’t like ale. It’s just a personal taste thing. Sometimes, however, I wish I did like ale, because what I really do like are the packaging and graphics on ale bottles, especially in October. In … Continue reading