Celebrate the season of returning sunlight and the bursting forth of the birds, bees, and trees
Ostara--also known as the Spring Equinox--is a time of renewal, a time to plant seeds as the earth once again comes to life. This guide to the history and modern celebrations of Ostara shows you how to perform rituals and work magic to renew your power and passion for living and growing.
Llewellyn's Sabbat Essentials explore the old and new ways of celebrating the seasonal rites that are the cornerstones of the witch's year.
Create an authentic path of Witchcraft that works for you.
How does a modern Witch embrace tradition while navigating a complex contemporary life? How can you remain true to your own authenticity when you're surrounded by a whole world of magical theories, practices, deities, and paths?
Weave the Liminal explores what it means to truly be a Witch in the modern world. Through the accessible lens of Modern Traditional Witchcraft, Laura Tempest Zakroff helps you formulate a personalized Witchcraft practice and deepen your work with spirits, ancestors, familiars, and the energies of the liminal realm. This book is a guide to connecting to your deepest feelings and intuitions about your roots, your sense of time, the sources of your inspiration, and the environments in which you live. It supports your experience of spellcrafting and ritual, and teaches you about metaphysical topics like working with lunar correspondences and creating sacred space. Discover valuable insights into practical issues such as teachers, covens, oaths, and doing business as a Witch.
Modern Traditional Witchcraft is a path of self-discovery through experience. Let Weave the Liminal be your guide and companion as you explore the Craft and continue evolving the rich pattern of your magical life.
"Laura Tempest Zakroff has made Witchcraft accessible to beginners in a way that changes generations. You'll be recommending this book for decades to come."--Amy Blackthorn, author of Blackthorn's Botanical Magic
With a wave and a flick, you'll discover the fascinating history, tradition, and modern uses of the wand. From a variety of spells and rituals to methods for making your own wand, master wandmaker Alferian Gwydion MacLir presents a wealth of knowledge that witches of all levels can use.
Filled with valuable information on crafting wands with specific stones or crystals, incorporating the magical qualities of trees, and using wands and staves in ceremonies and seasonal festivals, The Witch's Wand is a fun, easy-to-use guide to these powerful tools. It also features nuggets of wisdom written by well-known witches that show how the wand is a constant companion and source of inspiration in the magical life.
Anyone who has made a wish before blowing out birthday candles has practiced candle magic. Quick, easy, and effective, this magical art requires no religious doctrine or previous magic experience. Anyone can practice candle magic and Richard Webster shows you how to get started. Learn how to perform rituals, spells, and divinations to gain luck, love, prosperity, protection, healing, and happiness. Also included are tips for which kinds of candles to use, candle maintenance and preparation, best times for magic, and how to make your own candles.
What if you could practice magick anytime, without the use of ceremonial spells, altars, or magickal tools? Items such as candles, special ingredients, and exotic symbols are necessary to perform many types of magick, but these items aren't always feasible, attainable, or even available. The purest form of magick--tapping into your own energetic awareness to create change--is accessible simply through the power of your will.
Popular author Christopher Penczak explains how to weave natural energies into every facet of life by inspiring readers to explore their own individual willpower. This book features personalized techniques used to weed out any unwanted, unhealthy, or unnecessary desires to find a true, balanced magickal being. Penczak's innovative, modern spellcasting techniques utilize meditation, visualization, words, and intent in any situation, at any time. The results can seem instantaneous, and the potential limitless.
Finalist for the COVR Award for Best Magick/Shamanism Book
"A little gem of a book filled with Furie's fabulous approach to practical magic. Bursting to the brim with easy-to-make recipes for all manner of seasonal goodies, Supermarket Sabbats will have you reaching for the bookcase as every Sabbat approaches."--Kristoffer Hughes, author of The Book of Celtic Magic
Enhance Your Sabbat Celebrations with Practical and Fulfilling Kitchen Witchery
Celebrate the Wheel of the Year and the Wiccan sabbats with recipes, spells, and rituals prepared using ingredients easily found at the supermarket. This book features a complete year's worth of magical practices that are just as effective when done with common items as rarer ones.
Organized by season, Supermarket Sabbats presents seasonally relevant magic, from formulas and correspondences to a full ritual for each of the eight sabbats. Discover how to banish negativity and make prosperity brews. Cast blessings of love and abundance, create magical protections and family crafts, and explore many more ideas that build upon the energies of the sabbats. Michael Furie combines ancient knowledge and traditions with twenty-first-century methods, providing you with the best of both worlds.
"Michael Furie has a gift for bridging the magical and the mundane. He captures the true essence of each season and reflects a marvelous array of techniques for harnessing and activating that essence in magical practice."--Tiffany Lazic, author of The Great Work
Beyond the Taboos, the Power of Magick Awaits
The rites and rituals of Witchcraft are life-changing experiences, but they are also steeped in mystery. Transformative Witchcraft delves into some of the most persistent mysteries of the Craft and provides insightful guidance for raising and directing magickal energy in accordance with your desires. Jason Mankey distills his decades of experience as he shares practical wisdom for raising a cone of power and detailed insights into creating powerful rituals for dedications, initiations, and elevations. In his chapter on drawing down the moon, he provides a vivid exploration of invocation and the subtle nuances in preparation and execution that can take the ritual to its most magisterial heights. This book also discusses one of the most mysterious of all the magickal rituals--the Great Rite. Whether you're interested in the Great Rite in token or in truth, there is much to be gleaned from the experiences related here on a topic that is frequently treated as taboo in much of the magickal literature.
Direct experience with the divine and the potent energies of magick are defining experiences in a life of Witchcraft. Filled with compelling personal stories, a fascinating brief history of modern Wicca and Witchcraft, striking original rituals, and a wealth of tips and techniques, this book provides the beginning or intermediate Witch with the practical and theoretical keys they need to unlock the mysteries of the Craft.
"A remarkable and refreshing exploration that is a must-read for anyone exploring contemporary Wicca and Witchcraft. Through a combination of in-depth historical research and charming personal narrative, Jason Mankey provides candid insight into important rituals and practices that are often glossed over or minimally explained in other texts."--Laura Tempest Zakroff, author of Sigil Witchery and Weave the Liminal
"Transformative Witchcraft by Jason Mankey finds the perfect balance between the core teachings of magical tradition and the fresh cutting-edge magic of the modern witch. This well researched book digs deep exploring the foundations of witchcraft in a conversational and honest tone that makes the witchcraft mysteries accessible and current."--Mickie Mueller, author of The Witch's Mirror and Llewellyn's Little Book of Halloween
"What a sweet book this is. Spells and a lot more for people new to the Craft written by an experienced Witch who practices what she preaches."--Barbara Ardinger, author of Goddess Meditations and Finding New Goddesses "Creative, ethical, and respectful of tradition but modern in focus, these spells are focused on self-healing, rather than forcing your will on others."--Anna Korn, Adocentyn Research Library "Young and old alike find a rainbow of solutions in Jamie Della's self-empowering Book of Spells. Simultaneously bold and inviting, Della's unswerving devotion to self-love, self-awareness, and growth shines through on every page of this gem of a soul's companion guidebook."--Tania Pryputniewicz, author of November Butterfly
"Castellano's Glamour Magic makes sure that you have the magical tools you need in order to tip the scales in your favor."--Devin Hunter, author of The Witch's Book of Power and The Witch's Book of Spirits
Revolutionize Your Witchcraft to Achieve Your Greatest Desires
Glamour is the art of taking what makes you exciting and interesting to others and using it as leverage in accomplishing your Great Work. This fun romp of a book helps you use glamour to accomplish total world domination...or to revolutionize your magical practice if ruling the world isn't your thing.
Glamour Magic encourages you to be crafty, cunning, and unafraid to want something fiercely. Learn how historical figures used glamour in their campaigns for greatness. Discover experiments, exercises, and rites for your Craft. Glamour is your secret weapon--your guide to finding what you want and getting it, too.
"Glamour Magic is an alchemical work of art. For the beginning and seasoned Witch alike, this book will tune you in to your Great Work and give you tools with which to achieve it."--Lasara Firefox Allen, author of Jailbreaking the Goddess and Sexy Witch
"With wit and good humor, Castellano offers up a series of "experiments"--rituals and visualizations perfumed with hints of history, myth, pop culture and personal experience--that will lace your magic into a corset of enchantment that will steal your breath, but shape and sharpen your focus. Are you ready to unlock the power that lies within? You'll find the keys in Glamour Magic. Just. Say. Yes."--Natalie Zaman, author of Magical Destinations of the Northeast
"An unapologetic Witch, Deborah takes you on an journey to unlock your personal power and embrace all that you are. The Glamour Magic exercises are powerful tools to awaken your inner witch. This is a book to inspire and motivate you."--Jacki Smith, founder of Coventry Creations and author of Coventry Magic with Candles, Oils, and Herbs
"Deb re-captures the idea of the Witch as Enchantress and lays out the work, both magical and mundane, needed to fascinate and charm anyone--even yourself."--Jason Miller, author of Protection & Reversal Magick
"Solid advice on self-improvement wrapped in the transgressive strength of witchcraft. Real power comes from within, and this book shows you how."mdash;Lupa, author of Nature Spirituality From the Ground Up