History of Witchcraft
The Modern Witches Book of Herbs, Magick and Dreams
Paperback ISBN: 0806512385
Best known for her books on Wicca and various occult subjects, Gerina Dunwich here traces the origins of Wicca, a positive, nature-based religion that preaches brotherly love and harmony with and respect for all life forms—beliefs very similar to Native American spirituality. This indispensable and accessible guide reveals the traditions, tools, and symbols of Wicca craft and offers step-by-step methods for performing Wicca rituals. A respected spokesperson for the Wiccan/Pagan community, Dunwich has been a guest on numerous radio talk shows throughout the United States and Canada. She has lectured and presented workshops at festivals and gatherings across the country, such as the CraftWise Pagan Gathering (Waterbury, Connecticut), the Real Witches' Ball (Columbus, Ohio), and Panpipes' Pagan Day Festival (West Hollywood, California).
Wicca for Beginners
Fundamentals of Philosophy & Practice
Paperback ISBN: 0738707511
A primer on the philosophies, culture, and beliefs of Wicca provides a solid foundation on practices such as grounding, raising energy, visualization, and meditation, offering exercises for core techniques before launching into more complicated rituals and spell work. Original.
The Path of a Christian Witch
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 073871982x
Is it possible to be a Christian Witch? At a time when the merging of spiritual systems can be controversial and challenging, this inspiring book offers guidance and insight into blending faiths in today's world. Raised in the Catholic faith, Adelina St. Clair spent many years questioning and soul-searching before she found a way to merge aspects of Wicca and Christianity into a vibrant, loving belief system. Filled with personal anecdotes, this book tells the story of St. Clair's journey of self-discovery and revelation, illuminating the fusion of spiritual beliefs in a way that no formal text ever could. A unique mix of memoir and how-to, this book addresses major contradictions in belief, such as monotheism, Goddess worship, magic, and the teachings of Christ. Through real-life examples and daily rituals, it shows how one woman incorporated her Christian identity into a Wiccan practice.
The Grimoire of Lady Sheba
Includes the Book of Shadows
Paperback ISBN: 0738756539
Discover the Spells, Rituals, and Recipes of the Craft The personal magickal practices of one of the modern world’s most influential Witches The ground-breaking writings of Lady Sheba helped bring Witchcraft to the modern world. This book contains transcriptions of Lady Sheba’s personal grimoire and book of shadows—original, hand-written documents that she used in her practice as a leading figure in Witchcraft. In these pages, you will find basic concepts, explanations of tools, and descriptions of special words and symbols in addition to hands-on instructions for the Craft’s most important spells, chants, and rituals. - The Power: Description of the rules and requirements for correct, effective use of Witchcraft - The Tools: How to make, consecrate, and use magickal instruments - The Language: Includes diagrams of the lost Theban script and Runic alphabet - The Rituals: Complete instructions for performing rituals for every purpose - The Recipes: The famous secret herbal lore of the Craft, including ointments, teas, incense, perfumes, and oils - The Dances: Traditional square dances as well as magickal “Witches’ rounds
Practical Candleburning Rituals
Paperback ISBN: 0875420486
This trusted guidebook by popular author Raymond Buckland has introduced candle magick to more than 300,000 readers. From winning love to conquering fear, obtaining money to improving relationships, Practical Candleburning Rituals is filled with simple candle rites that get real results. Newly updated and re-organized, this edition includes thirty-seven rituals-adapted for Christians and Pagans-that can be performed at home with readily available materials. No prior magickal knowledge is necessary. Diagrams and simple instructions make this candle magick primer an ideal practical guide for beginners.
Celtic Faerie Craft & Druidic Magic
Paperback ISBN: 1567188079
In Amber Wolfe's Elemental Power you will do more than just read about ancient tradition. You will actually be able to feel the ancient songs of the Celts stirring in your blood! Enter the realm of myth where the magickal and the terrestrial blend. Restore your connection to the re-emerging consciousness of the Celtic spirit. Elemental Power is your key to a greater understanding of the forces of Nature, not as an observer, but as a participant. This book unites Celtic Druidry with transpersonal psychology. It links Celtic Faerie Craft with current understanding of shamanic techniques. And just as it blends the ancient and modern in your soul, it will also -- through the use of ritual, breathwork, shamanic techniques, visualization, guided imagery, and much more -- help you to unite the various parts of your mind, giving you the power to become a spiritual warrior of the Celtic Craft: a Dragon-Rider. Elemental Power is packed with historical references, personal insights, and how-to material. It provides a progressive, non-hierarchical system for exploring and understanding the essential principles and practices of the Celtic Faerie Craft. And it truly is a springboard to self-empowerment, self-development, and self-awareness -- regardless of your faith -- simply by working with the forces of Nature. Each of the elements -- Air, Earth, Water, Fire, and Spirit -- are discussed in detail. Powerful rituals and techniques are outlined. Soon their power will be yours to control. Beginners and seasoned students of Celtic culture alike will find this book a catalyst for continued growth and spiritual development. Get your copy today.
Crone's Book of Magical Words
2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 1567188257
Crone's Book of Magical Words (previously published as The Crone's Book of Words) by Valerie Worth is the book you've been waiting for! In its pages are over 125 spells, incantations and charms. If you can think of a purpose for a spell, it's probably in this book. Need a spell to summon a ghost? Or perhaps you want the opposite: a spell to free a house from being haunted. They're both in this book. Do you need something to help you lose weight or have longevity? You'll find them here. Or perhaps you want to pass through a locked door. It's all in this book. Even if you don't know a thing about magic, you can use this book. The spells are easy, poetic, and evocative. For example, to cure a wart the instructions are: "Stamp within a silver cup mullein and houseleek together. Stir them with a sparrow's feather. Let it draw the juices up; Twenty times upon one day, brush them over the excrescence; Under sunlight dry the essence Soon the wart must shrink away." The range in this book is phenomenal. You'll find a simple fertility charm and a way to conjure with smoke. You'll read about how to bring rain and how to stop rain from falling. You'll learn how to tell fortunes with sand or with tea leaves. This is more than just a book about magic, it is a folklorist's bonanza. If you're ready to win another's love or to sweeten someone's disposition, if you want to turn hair long and golden or discover tree spirits, this is the book you must have. Whether you have been doing magic for a long time or are a beginner, this book is a must.