Unleash your inner monster and trick-or-treat your way into a connection with the most magical and scary night of the year: Halloween Festivals of the Dead like Halloween have been celebrated for thousands of years across many different world cultures. They serve to honor those who have passed and to celebrate death as a natural part of life and an opportunity to welcome in a new beginning. During Samhain, the ancient Celtic festival from which Halloween originates, the veil between this world and the next was believed to be at its thinnest and so since the very beginning, Halloween has been an occasion for effective and potent divination--a chance to connect with the other side or get a glimpse into your future.
Now you can harness the eerie power of Halloween every night of year, encountering black cats, vampires, zombies, witches, werewolves, jack-o-lanterns, skeletons, mummies and characters from the Mexican Day of the Dead tradition (including Lady de los Muertos), exquisite candy skulls, and more Each of the 36 richly illustrated cards has an accompanying meaning in the guidebook featuring rhyming couplets like those used in ancient storytelling as well as a message of divination for you based on an aspect of Halloween tradition.
- ISBN-13: 9780738744957
- ISBN-10: 0738744956
- Publisher: Llewellyn Publications
- Publish Date: September 2014
- Dimensions: 6.7 x 5 x 1.4 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds