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Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner
Wicca
A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner
Paperback      ISBN: 0875421180
Provides an overview of the earth-oriented religion, featuring solitary rituals for the Esbats and Sabbats, exercises to help develop magical proficiency, spells, and recipes.
Devil in Massachusetts: A Modern Enquiry into the Salem Witch Trails
Devil in Massachusetts
A Modern Enquiry into the Salem Witch Trails
Paperback      ISBN: 0385035098
A history and psychological interpretation of Salem witchcraft in 1692
Gothic Grimoire
Gothic Grimoire
Paperback      ISBN: 0738702552
As the rest of the world goes to sleep, the nightkind - those who prefer to explore the mysteries of the night - prepare for their rites. Whether you are new to the practice of nocturnal magick, or a seasoned dark mystic, this companion to the popular Nocturnal Witchcraft is sure to bring new levels of power to your nights. Expand your connection to the dark ether and the unseen world with this collection of techniques and rituals taken directly from the author's personal magickal notebooks. Explore the Nocturnicon - a collection of rites designed to overcom the unique obstacles that appear in the life of the nightkind. Commune with the Dark Gods and Goddesses of the Night with nocturnal rituals for the sabbats. Examine advanced astral workings, including astral travel, working with thoughtforms, and banishing unwanted energies and entities. Connect with the positive side of the darkness within and without as you learn. Not for the meek, the magick you'll encounter in these pages will help you transform yourself, and change the way you perceive reality from this night forward.
To Light a Sacred Flame: Practical Witchcraft for the Millennium
To Light a Sacred Flame
Practical Witchcraft for the Millennium
Paperback      ISBN: 1567187218
Provides dozens of spiritual and magical spells, rituals, and exercises
Hedge Witch: Spells, Crafts & Rituals for Natural Magick
Hedge Witch
Spells, Crafts & Rituals for Natural Magick
Paperback      ISBN: 0738714232
From starry night rituals to garden toad totems, discover the enchanting craft of the HedgeWitch. Transform your life with a little help from nature! Working in harmony with the earth's energy is the heart of the free-spirited, simple garden magick known as HedgeWitchery. This guidebook from the immensely popular Silver RavenWolf has everything a new HedgeWitch needs to connect in a personal way with nature's creative, life-affirming energy and use it in magick and spellwork. HedgeWitch features a fourteen-lesson, hands-on guide that you complete at your own pace, interacting with different aspects of nature in simple yet life-changing ways. The fourteen rituals, which can be done alone or with a group, culminate in an inspiring dedication ceremony. Along with a wealth of helpful hints on using HedgeWitch magick for love, health, and beauty, this guide presents tips and recipes for soap making, tea-leaf reading, butterfly garden magick, organically growing your own herbs, and a variety of other ways to use HedgeWitchery in your hearth, home, and garden. Praise for Silver RavenWolf"RavenWolf's prose is delightful and inviting. . . a wonderful guidebook for readers who are serious about beginning a Wiccan spiritual journey." —Publishers Weekly
Celtic Magic
Celtic Magic
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?
Dedicant: A Witch's Circle of Fire
Dedicant
A Witch's Circle of Fire
Paperback      ISBN: 0738713287
You’ve heard that dreamlike voice calling to you: a yearning to work with the earth’s life energies . . . a heartfelt desire to become a student of the Craft. Now is the time to call forth your passion and strength of will, and commit yourself fully to the Path of the Wise. Dedicant: A Witch’s Circle of Fire invites you to set forth on the sacred journey to becoming a Witch. Designed to harmonize with the Wheel of the Year, the monthly lessons feature seasonally themed stories, meditations, Witchcraft lore, ethics questions, spells, and pathworking rituals. The course on Wicca culminates in a powerful self-initiation rite that brings you to the level of Initiate. Blending purposeful study with reflection and awareness, the Circles system of Wicca study is ideal for the solitary student or as part of a coven curriculum. Dedicant helps you ignite your inner light and keep it burning by teaching you the core essentials of Wiccan wisdom: Creating a spiritual grimoire • Writing and performing daily devotionals Calling the Gods and Goddesses • Conducting Sabbat and Esbat rituals Performing herb and energy work • Making and using magical tools Selecting ritual garb • Casting a power circle PRAISE FOR DEDICANT "Calafia does a great job of laying out the groundwork, and she presents it in a unique, workable structure that's easy to follow and offers a solid scaffolding for self-development." --Witches and Pagans
Practical Candleburning Rituals
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.
Wicca: The Old Religion in the New Age
Wicca
The Old Religion in the New Age
Paperback      ISBN: 0722532717
Wicca is said to be the oldest religion in the world. Today, growing numbers of people are becoming attracted to the old way. In this bestselling, introductory book, Vivianne Crowley explains the way of the Witch and shows the relevance of modern Wicca in today's world.
By Land, Sky & Sea: Three Realms of Shamanic Witchcraft
By Land, Sky & Sea
Three Realms of Shamanic Witchcraft
Paperback      ISBN: 0738722820
Discover the shamanic roots of modern Witchcraft and experience a profound deepening of the soul. Divided into three parts corresponding to the Celtic realms of land, sky, and sea, this unique book introduces readers to the ancient Celtic trinity while exploring its associated Greek, Hawaiian, Hindu, Stregheria, and Wiccan customs. Develop basic magick skills in breath work, grounding and centering, omen walks, and celebrating the body through dance. Learn methods for expanding consciousness and working with energy, including astral projection, clairvoyance, and aura balancing, and ultimately enact shamanistic practices of trance, vision journeying, channeling, and oracle reading.