History of Witchcraft
A Further Guide for the Solitary Practitioner
Paperback ISBN: 0875421849
Selling more than 200,000 copies, Living Wicca has helped countless solitary practitioners blaze their own spiritual paths. Let the wise words of Scott Cunningham guide you toward a new level of practice. Living Wicca takes a philosophical look at the questions, practices, and differences within Witchcraft. You'll learn how to create your own rituals and symbols, develop a book of shadows, and even become a high priest or priestess. Also covered in this Scott Cunningham classic are tools, magical names, initiation, the Mysteries, 120 Wiccan symbols, and the importance of secrecy in your practice. New edit New interior design
Everyday Sun Magic
Spells & Rituals For Radiant Living
Paperback ISBN: 0738704687
Teaches how the mighty star can lend a powerful spark to daily magic by examining the sun's cultural and religious history, phases and energies, and astrological implications, and includes spells, chants, rituals and affirmations. Original.
Earth, Air, Fire, and Water
More Techniques of Natural Magic
Paperback ISBN: 0875421318
Selling over 200,000 copies, Earth, Air, Fire & Water features more than 75 spells, rituals, and ceremonies. Cunningham reveals the secrets of the four magical elements, in addition to the fifth one: spirit. He explores their basic nature and the types of rituals associated with each element. Herbs, stones, metals, musical instruments, colors, seasons, direction, and symbols corresponding with each element are also discussed. This bestselling guide to natural magic also introduces the basics of magic-concepts, techniques, and tools-to those who are new to the practice. New cover New interior design New edit
Paperback ISBN: 0875421369
If you are interested in Wicca and Witchcraft, Celtic Magic by D. J. Conway is a book you need to add to your library. Modern Wicca can be traced back to the ancient Celts. This book reveals the secrets of those ancient, pre-Christian people. In this book you will learn about the tools used in Celtic magic such as the altar, the staff, and the sword. You will also learn how to use these tools to cast a magic circle perform works of magic in it. This includes herb magic, cauldron magic, stone magic, and candle magic. With the help of this book you can do magic, and make positive changes in your life and the lives of those around you. There are also rituals of celebration. In this book you'll discover the way to celebrate the eight Celtic holidays including the solstices, equinoxes, Samhain, Imbolc, Beltane, and Lughnasadh. With the combination of ritual knowledge and magical insight you can practice the Celtic Craft of the Wise. Also included is information about the pantheon of Celtic gods and goddesses. Over 50 deities are introduced, along with more than 100 other supernatural or mortal beings and places. The simple and explicit magical rituals include methods to gain money, love, promote health, make prophecies, rid yourself of negative habits, and much more. Many experts believe that Wicca is one of the fastest growing spiritual systems in the world. Even if you don't want to practice this system, you owe it to yourself to learn about it. What are its sources? What are its beliefs? How can it be used to improve your life? The answers are right here. Already, over 225,000 people are using this book. Shouldn't you be using it, too?
The Witch's Shield
Protection Magick & Psychic Self-Defense
Paperback ISBN: 073870542x
2005 Coalition of Visionary Resources (COVR) 1st Runner Up in Magic/Magick category! Is it possible to gain spiritual enlightenment even in difficult or threatening situations? In this thorough and thoughtful handbook, readers are urged to take responsibility for their own actions, ask what the situation might be teaching them, and hold compassion for those viewed as doing the harm. Popular Wiccan author and teacher Christopher Penczak takes a threefold approach to protection magick in this guide for Witches, pagans, shamans, and psychics. First, find out how to protect yourself using personal energy, will, and intent. Next, discover how to connect with your guardian spirits, angels, and patron deities. Finally, learn how to use traditional spell craft and ritual for protection. This book includes a CD that contains the following meditations read aloud by author Christopher Penczak: - Protection meditations - Protection Spirit Journey - Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram - The Magick Circle Ritual for Protection Spells
A Witch's Guide to Faery Folk
Reclaiming Our Working Relationship With Invisible Helpers
Paperback ISBN: 0875427332
Work magick with help from the little people All over the world, people have reported encounters with a race of tiny people who are neither human nor deity. This book reclaims that lost, rich heritage of working with faery folk that our Pagan ancestors took for granted. Edain McCoy teaches how to work with faeries in a mutually beneficial way. Practice rituals and spells in which faeries can participate, and discover tips to help facilitate faery contact. These capricious creatures can help with divination, past life recall, scrying, and spiritual quests. Also included is a dictionary of more than 230 faeries that include goblins, gnomes, elementals, seasonal faeries, and angels.
A Year & A Day 366 Days Of Spiritual Practice In The Craft Of The Wise
Paperback ISBN: 0738706213
A 366-day daily guide, ideal for solitary students teaches the core of witchcraft over the traditional length of time initiates take, including lessons on the tides of time, seasons, the ways of herbs and magic, the mysticism of the Old Ones, and inner disciplines. Original.
Signs, Symbols & Omens
An Illustrated Guide to Magical & Spiritual Symbolism
Paperback ISBN: 073870234x
As human beings, we live in a world of symbols. From traffic signs to the very letters that comprise these words, symbols are woven into every aspect of daily life. Since prehistoric times humans have used symbolic representation to communicate with each other and with the divine. In Signs, Symbols & Omens, leading occult authority Ray Buckland describes the form and meaning of over 800 symbols from ancient and modern religions, magical traditions, and indigenous cultures around the world: Alchemy Ancient Egypt Astrology Australian Aborigines Aztec and Mayan Buddhist Celtic Ceremonial Magic Chinese Christian Freemasonry Gnostic Greek and Roman Hindu Islam Judaic Magical Alphabets Native American Norse Rosicrucian Runic Shinto Sikh Travelers Voudoun Witchcraft Omens Understand the symbols used throughout human history and gain a deeper appreciation for the depth of the human experience and the vast uncharted realm of the collective unconscious.
Go Deeper, Reach Further, Fly Higher
Paperback ISBN: 0738705136
“You need no magickal tools, elaborate robes, or witchy jewelry to make this trip. Just bring along your passion and self-discipline, your humility and your courage, your determination and your faith. Unlike the road of the mainstream religions where the flock must play Follow the Leader into the realms of higher learning, we Witches must find that path ourselves and walk it alone. This requires the courage of our convictions, faith in our deities, trust in ourselves, and a balance in all areas of our life that allows us to walk the path of self-responsibility to bravely face the wonders of 'that which can never be told.'” -Edain McCoy Are You Living As a Witch? In the beginning everything is fresh and new. Learning how to cast a circle, work magick, and honor the God and Goddess on esbats and sabbats can be exhilarating. But once you've mastered the basics of Witchcraft comes the real challenge of living your faith every moment of every day. Living as a Witch is knowing that you are the magick. Advanced Witchcraft doesn't contain any “Wicca 101” information-it assumes that you're already familiar with the nuts and bolts of the Craft. Instead, this book challenges you to think critically about your beliefs and practices, what they mean to you, how they've changed, and where you're going. Along the way you'll also learn many techniques for intermediate and advanced Witches, including: -Meeting your shadow -Advanced warding and psychic self-defense -Power animals, familiars, and shapeshifters -Working the labyrinth and the maze -Advanced tree spirituality -Advanced augury and divination -Magick and ritual using the fine arts of storytelling, dance, music, art, and drama -The art of Wishcraft -The healing arts -Spirits and lost souls -Banishing and closing portals -Surviving the dark night of the soul