From the Back Cover
Discover the World of Mystics, Saints, and Sages
Throughout history, people of all countries, cultures, and religious traditions have looked beyond the grave for help in facing life’s problems. Here, bestselling author Judika Illes pulls together the stories, myths, and legends about the mystics, saints, and sages who people have called upon for help. Including saints from all traditions—Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, Pagan, Sufi, and more—this is the essential guide for all who are interested in folklore, mythology, and history, and will help seekers identify who to approach for assistance with any situation.
About the Author
Judika Illes is an independent scholar, educator, and author of several books of folklore, folkways, and mythology. Judika is a graduate of Rutgers University and has a certification in therapeutic aromatherapy from the Australasian College of Herbal Studies. Her books include Encyclopedia of 5,000 Spells, Encyclopedia of Spirits, The Element Encyclopedia of Witchcraft, The Weiser Field Guide to Witches, and The Weiser Field Guide to the Paranormal (published under the name Judith Joyce).