History of Witchcraft
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Persuasions of the Witch's Craft: Ritual Magic in Contemporary England
Persuasions of the Witch's Craft
Ritual Magic in Contemporary England
Paperback      ISBN: 0674663241
Profiles the surprising number of otherwise "normal" people who practice magic and witchcraft in England today, detailing how they became involved in witchcraft, the history and tradition of magic, and other fascinating details
Green Witchcraft II: Balancing Light & Shadow
Green Witchcraft II
Balancing Light & Shadow
by Aoumiel
Paperback      ISBN: 1567186890
The Green Witch is a natural witch, a cottage witch, and a solitary witch. This witch does not fear nature and the woods, but finds a sense of belonging and connection with the earth and the universe. Now, in this sequel to Green Witchcraft, hereditary witch Ann Moura dispels the common misunderstandings and prejudices against the "shadow side" of nature, the self, and the Divine. She presents a practical magical practice and move towards spiritual wholeness
A Witch's Guide to Faery Folk: Reclaiming Our Working Relationship With Invisible Helpers
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.
Wicca Craft: The Modern Witches Book of Herbs, Magick and Dreams
Wicca Craft
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).
Energy Essentials for Witches and Spellcasters
Energy Essentials for Witches and Spellcasters
by Om, Mya
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0738715506
Got a shelf full of grimoires gathering dust? Don't give up on your magickal books—Energy Essentials for Witches and Spellcasters reveals how to make any spell succeed! Understanding and mastering energy is the key to successful spellwork. This powerful handbook teaches the fundamentals of raising, sensing, and directing energy with simple, focused training. Sharing colorful stories from her own magickal practice, author Mya Om addresses the most common reasons why spells don't work and gives helpful tips on how to rewrite or recast them so they do work. This engaging guide is filled with a variety of fun exercises you can use to develop your own spellcasting skills, from learning to sense your own energy to performing mirror magick.
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.
A Druid's Herbal for the Sacred Earth Year
A Druid's Herbal for the Sacred Earth Year
Paperback      ISBN: 0892815019
Describes the events of the Druid year, and discusses the role of herbs in Druid ceremonies
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.
Witchcraft, Oracles and Magic Among the Azande
Witchcraft, Oracles and Magic Among the Azande
Paperback      ISBN: 0198740298
An abridged version of the 1937 an-thropological study of the Azande of the southern Sudan, the theoretical insights of which have proven increasingly influential among both anthropologists and others
Advanced Witchcraft: Go Deeper, Reach Further, Fly Higher
Advanced Witchcraft
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