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Raymond Buckland Grandfather of American Wicca

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Join us for this very special show. We will have Dr Buckland here talking about his new book. Plus a whole lot more. You wont want to miss this show May 2010 Buckland’s Book of Gypsy Magic Travelers’ Stories, Spells, & Healings Raymond Buckland Weaving together lore, legend, and belief, Buckland’s Book of Gypsy Magic (Weiser Books, May 2010) revives the spell-craft and healing wisdom of the Romani people. Containing insights about everything from hexes to healings and tea leaves to tarot, from the circle of the family to the rituals of death, this enchanting volume will delight witches, folklorists, and history lovers alike. Join Raymond Buckland beside the campfire, to hear stories of werewolves and vampires, mistaken identity, persecution and perseverance. Find out how the gypsy people have for centuries used wisdom and enchantments to ensure good health, happy families, and the heart’s desire. Learn the shuvani’s secrets for love. Craft a talisman for vitality. Discover how to cast the Gypsy Seven tarot spread. Enjoy browsing through the glossary of Romani terms. Raymond Buckland grew up listening to his father and grandfather recount tales of Romani life, and watching his grandmother read tarot cards and tell fortunes. His grandfather was the first of the Buckland Gypsies to give up traveling the roads in wagons and to settle into a permanent house. Known as “The Father of American Wicca,” Buckland is the author of more than 50 books on occult, magic, witchcraft, and paranormal subjects, including Buckland’s Book of Saxon Witchcraft. He lives in Ohio and may be reached at www.raybuckland.com Raymond Buckland