This charming little magic book holds the carefully guarded secrets that a wise woman of bygone days could have penned in her grimoire by candlelight. Herbal elixirs, powerful charms, amulets, balms for all folk who come to her seeking their heart's desire: enhanced health and healing, protection, love, marriage, fertility, wealth, youthfulness, beauty.
Quaint and mystic, this treasury of lore also describes twelve rituals to guide you through the mysteries of a full year of seasons. Begin with an ice-sparkling ceremony for the first day of the year and celebrate the winter solstice in a glorious burst of red and gold fire. Each ceremony grows out of the unchanging truths of the cycle of seasons and of the universe itself.
Walk your personal Pagan path with grace and wisdom, integrating a spiritual practice into your life in just a few minutes per week. Simple, fun, and easy to follow, Everyday Witchcraft shows that, no matter how busy or hectic life is, even small acts can add meaning and depth to your life.
This remarkable book is filled with creative ideas and a variety of quick yet significant ways to connect with the rhythms of nature each day, not just on sabbats or the full moon. Make your home into a magickal place, work with the God and Goddess on a regular basis, and discover the magickal power of animals. From five-minute rituals and hibernation vacations to mini daily divinations, you can easily make the wisdom and practice of Witchcraft an enriching part of everyday life.
This is a book that deserves a place on all shelves for it is pertinent not only to the Pagan-inclined but to all who look to better their lives.--Raymond Buckland, author of Buckland's Complete Book of Witchcraft
A must-have for any Witch looking to evolve their practice from a mere study of the Craft into a fully fledged lifestyle.--Melanie Marquis, author of A Witch's World of Magick and The Witch's Bag of Tricks
Discover the power of Hindu, Greek and Egyptian goddesses to bring you love, peace, healing, and personal power, in "Invoke the Goddess "by Kala Trobe
The Goddess has already given you the innate capacity to heal yourself. She can be your ally on your personal healing journey as you manifest those abilities. "Invoke the Goddess" explores the symbolism of 15 Hindu, Egyptian, and Greek manifestations of the Divine, and offers you guided visualizations that will show you how to avail yourself of Her power:
-Looking for love? Aphrodite will assist you
-Need a magickal boost? Isis will show you the way
-Want to make amends with others or yourself? Nephthys will help
-Lacking in Inspiration? Sarasvati will set your creativity flying
The key to working with these deities is the use of specialized, in-depth visualizations described in "Invoke the Goddess." To help you get the most from these powerful visualizations, this book contains a thorough guide to cleansing your chakras, preparing ritual colored baths of solarized water, and the basics of a healthful and magickal diet and exercise plan.
From India, you will learn to work closely with Sarasvati, Durga, Kali, Laksmi, and Radha. Goddesses you will work with from the Egyptian pantheon are Isis, Nephthys, Hathor, Maat, and Sekhmet. The Greek goddesses you will invoke include Artemis, Persephone, Hecate, Aphrodite, and Iris. The visualizations will help you attune with one or more of these deities closer than ever before.
No matter what reason you have for needing the inspiration of the Goddess, you can find the one who offers you exactly the aspect of the Divine you need, when you get "Invoke the Goddess.
Discover how you can bring the secrets of the Old Religion of Ireland into your life today for positive change and personal development, when you read "Witta" by Edain McCoy.
The beauty and simplicity that is paganism may never be more evident than in Witta, the Old Religion of Ireland. Witta was born of a people who loved their rugged, green Earth Mother and who worshiped her through the resources she provided--without the elaborate tools, ritual dress, and rigid, intimidating initiation rites prescribed by other religions. The magick and ritual words come, as they did thousands of years ago, from within the heart of the practitioner.
"Witta" is the first practical guide that teaches Irish paganism as a religious system within the framework of Irish history. It provides an overview of what influenced the Wittan religion. Then it gives you practical, specific guidelines for using and constructing Wittan rituals and practicing Irish spells and magick.
-Discover the connection between Celtic mythology and the tradition of Witta
-Learn how the Druids bridged the gap between the old ways and the new
-Find out how the eight sabbats of Witta differ from those of Wicca
-Explore the meaning and symbology of the tools used in Wittan ritual
-Understand why faeries and spirits are important to Wittan practice
-Find out how the trees in the Celtic Tree system relate to magickal practice
-Uncover the inherent power within homespun spell-crafting
-Construct your own rituals according to Wittan tradition
-Follow practical guidelines for initiating spirit and faery contact
The ancient religion of Witta offers a positive, tranquil, peace-loving path for anyone seeking spiritual alternatives. Let "Witta" be your map for following that path.
Expand your understanding of Wicca and Witchcraft, gain greater spiritual insight, and explore ways to boost your magical potential with this step-by-step guide to the Second Degree. In his long-awaited follow-up to Wicca: A Year and a Day, Timothy Roderick presents daily methods to cultivate your spirituality and become an adept in the Old Ways.
With its disciplined structure and engaging style, Wicca: Another Year and a Day encourages you to push your magical boundaries by honing your core practices and delving into advanced work. Challenge yourself with topics beyond those in your first year of study, including how to channel deities, perform planetary magic, and align with the forces of nature. Through engaging lessons and hands-on exercises, magic will take center stage in your daily life. Some Witchcraft essentials covered in the daily lessons include:
- Elemental Magic
- Sigil Work
- Ancient Grimoire Workings
- Lunar Ceremonies
- Self and Home Protection
- Easing Negative Karma
- Advanced Oil and Incense Magic
- Psychic Development
- Sabbat Mystery Plays
- Magical Condensers
- Magic Squares
- Pentacle Practice
- Taming Spiritual Forces
Ellen Dugan, the author of Garden Witchery, is the ideal guide to show us how to bring the beauty of nature and its magickal energies indoors. Using common household and outdoor items--such as herbs, spices, dried flowers, plants, stones, and candles--she offers a down-to-earth approach to creating an enchanted home.
From specialized spells and charms to kitchen conjuring and color magick, this hands-on guide teaches Witches of all levels how to strengthen a home's aura and energy. Readers will learn how to use begonias and lilacs for protection, dispel bad vibes with salt and lemon, perform tea leaf readings, bless the home with fruit, invite the help of home faeries, perform houseplant magick, and create a loving home for the whole family.
The queen of everyday witchery has outdone herself with this tome.--Retailing Insight
Discusses the myths and reality about modern witchcraft, moon worship, the Sabbats, becoming a witch, magic, spellcraft and herb lore, "coming out", and contact information.
"Witchcraft Today, Book Two: Rites of Passage" is about how people following a Pagan lifestyle are able to deal with current problems through the help of ritual and wisdom.
This book is about "ritual," the glue that binds Pagan culture. Many teachers of Witchcraft focus on young (usually single) adults. This collection of writings takes a wider view with the long-term goal of presenting a living Pagan culture. If modern Pagan traditions are to persist and have any effect on the world community in an overt way, they must encompass people of all ages. "Witchcraft Today . . . Modern Rites of Passage "deals with just these issues. It is organized according some of life's significant markers: birth, puberty, adulthood, partnership, parenthood. Articles include:
-Childbirth and Wiccaning
-Raising a Pagan child
-Between the Worlds: late adolescence and early adulthood in modern Paganism
-Working with an under-aged seeker
-Reflections on conversion to Wicca
-Initiation by Ordeal: military service as a passage into adulthood
-Handfasting: marriage and the modern pagan
-Puberty rites for adult women
-Pagan approaches to illness, grief and loss
-Witches after forty
-Pagan rites of dying
Collected and edited by Chas. S. Clifton, "Witchcraft Today . . . Modern Rites of Passage "features some powerful writers from the pagan community, including Patricia Telesco, Anodea Judith, Oz, Grey Cat, Judy Harrow, and others.
If Witchcraft is to grow and expand, it must deal effectively with issues facing its practitioners today. Performing magic, working spells, devotion to the Lord and Lady are important, but the Craft must also deal with practical issues facing its followers. That's where "Witchcraft Today . . . Modern Rites of Passage" comes in. To learn more about the ways other Pagans are dealing with current issues, or to bring some potential insights into your own practice of Wicca, get "Witchcraft Today, Book Two: Modern Rites of Passage.
Explore the spellbinding history, tradition, and modern uses of the Witch's cauldron. From blessing and using your cauldron in ritual and divination to practicing kitchen witchery with it, this easy-to-use book provides essential information for Witches of all ages and skill levels.
The Witch's Cauldron shows you the ins and outs of one of the most iconic tools in Witchcraft. Learn about the cauldron's role in lore and mythology, its development through the ages, and old-world witchery. Discover how to choose, personalize, and care for your cauldron, and find unconventional ones already in your home. This entertaining book also features advice and spells from well-known writers, helping you delve into the endless possibilities for using a cauldron in your practice.
In our journey toward spiritual evolution, each of us goes through the stages of Maiden (infant to puberty), Mother (adult and parent), and Crone (wise elder). Maiden, Mother, Crone is a guide to the myths and interpretations of the Great Goddess archetype and her three faces--so that we may better understand and gracefully accept the cycle of birth and death.