Religions from around the worldBuddhism, Hinduism, Catholicism, Islam, and many more, including the Pagan earth religionsuse prayer beads as useful guides to remembering prayers and principles. Pagan Prayer Beads by John Michael Greer and Clare Vaughn is a unique and practical introduction to the design, creation, and use of Pagan rosaries, teaching the reader to design and make personal prayer beads for use in myriad spiritual practices. Cowritten by a beading expert (Clare Vaughn) and one of the leading lights in modern Paganism (John Michael Greer), this book will garner an eager audiencefrom beginners to elderslooking for new inspiration in their personal spiritual practice. Beautifully written, instructive, and straightforward, Pagan Prayer Beads is userfriendly and easy to understand. Lovely blackandwhite photographs accompany the text to further illustrate the art and craft of Pagan prayer beads. The howto sections were “tested” by novices to both crafting and “the craft,” who found the directions clear and easy to follow. Throughout the book, Greer and Vaughn have included fascinating history and lore as well as crystal properties, Pagan symbology, and deeply meaningful prayers and rituals to use with the rosaries. * 30 lovely blackandwhite photos accompany the beading instructions.
Written by leading pagan Greer and beading expert Vaughn, this book helps readers make prayer beads for use in any practice. A chance to spread some real magic; with 30 black-and-white illustrations.
-Graham Christian – Library Journal