After graduating from Wheaton College in Illinois with a BA in philosophy, William R. Mistele studied oral traditions from around the world, including Hopi Indian culture and language at the University of Arizona, where he received a master's degree in linguistics. Since 1975 he has been a student of Franz Bardon's teachings on Hermetic magic. He is the author of Undines- Lessons from the Realm of the Water Spirits.
"This is a truly original book, written with great sensitivity,
about an extraordinary subject."
--Philip Carr-Gomm, author of The Druid Way
"In a world focused on material wealth and fame, there are few
who have the dedication to explore the other realms and even fewer
who bless us by sharing their experiences. In this book, William
Mistele has done that, and at the same time he has shared much of
--Martin Faulks, author of Secrets of Rejuvenation: Zen Warrior Exercises in the Gateways to Health series "William Mistele brings Franz Bardon's elemental spirits to life in an elegant prose style. A magical book on an enchanting subject."
--Poke Runyon, coauthor, with Carroll Poke Runyon, of The Book of Solomon's Magick and BlogTalkRadio host of The Hermetic Hour
"Mistele's direct experience in engaging the denizens of ancient lore provides a deeply insightful exploration that enchants like no other. Be prepared to succumb to the spell of his inimitable wit and razor-sharp perception."
--Russell Chen, creator of Messages from the Dragon Realm "William has a way of putting it eloquently in a way I've most assuredly never seen before."
If you're familiar with the faerie, the wee folk, Jacques Vallee, aliens--you'll love Mermaids.
--Church of Mabus Radio