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Verdant Gnosis, Volume 2

$24.00

Verdant Gnosis: Cultivating the Green Path celebrates the spiritual way of working with the intelligence of living nature, containing work by professional plant alchemists, shamanic herb-masters, bioregional animists and more. Verdant Gnosis, Volume 2 is part of the Viridis Genii Editions, affiliated with the Viridis Genii Symposium.

 

 

‘All in all Verdant Gnosis is interesting to any practicing magician – both laymen and professionals – and to those who use herbal materials in their spiritual paths alike. If this is the kind of quality coming out from the first Viridis Symposium I will be among those who would gladly spend my money on new annual editions’.

—Johannes at TheRootdoctor.se

Softcover, 6 x 9.
Illustrated, black and white, 166 pp.

Edited by Catamara Rosarium, Marcus McCoy & Jenn Zahrt, PhD.

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VERDANT GNOSIS is a poetic rendering of the Latin expression, Viridis Genii, which refers to the collecti.e spiritual intelligence of our botanical environment. Viridis means ‘green, verdant, growing’—all that is lush and nourishing; while genii is the origin of the words ‘genius’ and ‘genie’—the spirit, daemon, or guiding intelligence of an entity. Viridis Genii—the verdant gnosis—is thus the spiritual path of working with the intelligence of living nature.

Within this second volume, you will find a selection of international authorities on the Green Way, ranging from professional plant alchemists, shamanic herb-masters, to bioregional animists. Herein you will learn the ways in which you can communicate deeply with the mysterious intelligence of the plant kingdom, breaking down the barriers of anthropocentric thinking that separate humanity from nature.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction
Catamara Rosarium, Marcus McCoy & Jenn Zahrt, PhD

Gaia Sophia and the Emerald Path
Dan Riegler

Transmission of Esoteric Plant Knowledge in the Twenty-First Century
Daniel A. Schulke

Funerary Trees, Folklore, and Practices in Grief and Mourning
Corinne Boyer

Man-Dragon, Man-Root, and the Witch: Mandragora and Ginseng as Plant Allies
Jesse Hathaway Diaz

Devil’s Club: Sacred Cascadian Medicine
Jon Keyes

Beyond the Mundane and Medicinal: Magic in the Woods
Karl Feret

Baltic Amber in Myth, Medicine, and Magic
Gail Faith Edwards

On the Importance of Keeping a Poison Garden
Urtica Dioica

Controversy and Conversion:
Astrological Considerations for Potent Herbal Workings
Jenn Zahrt, PhD

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