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  • October 31st This is the beginning of the Celtic and Wiccan New Year. Samhain is Irish-Gaelic for ‘the Summer’s end’, and is pronounced ‘sow-in’. Samhain represented the death of the summer sun god, Lugh. This festival celebrates Nature’s cycle of death and renewal, a time when the Celts acknowledged the […]

    Samhain – An Explanation!

    October 31st This is the beginning of the Celtic and Wiccan New Year. Samhain is Irish-Gaelic for ‘the Summer’s end’, and is pronounced ‘sow-in’. Samhain represented the death of the summer sun god, Lugh. This festival celebrates Nature’s cycle of death and renewal, a time when the Celts acknowledged the […]

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  • These beliefs are common to most Wiccans, though perhaps not all. In general, however, if a person is calling himself a Wiccan, then he or she subscribes to nearly all of these concepts. An it Harm None, Do What Thou Wilt This is also known as the “Rede”, which translates […]

    Common Wiccan Beliefs!

    These beliefs are common to most Wiccans, though perhaps not all. In general, however, if a person is calling himself a Wiccan, then he or she subscribes to nearly all of these concepts. An it Harm None, Do What Thou Wilt This is also known as the “Rede”, which translates […]

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  • There is strong magick in Herbs. Their use in ritual and ceremonial workings is invaluable. They may be used to cleanse and purify everything. You can consume them, burn them on charcoal, bathe with them, or offer them as sacrifice. Here you will find some of the magical properties associated […]

    Magical Properties In Common Herbs & Spices!

    There is strong magick in Herbs. Their use in ritual and ceremonial workings is invaluable. They may be used to cleanse and purify everything. You can consume them, burn them on charcoal, bathe with them, or offer them as sacrifice. Here you will find some of the magical properties associated […]

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  • Owen Davies, professor of social history at the University of Hertfordshire, has written extensively about the history of magic, witchcraft and ghosts. Last month Oxford University Press published his most recent work, Grimoires, the first ever history of the books of spells whose origins were first recorded in the ancient […]

    The Top 10 Magical Grimoires!

    Owen Davies, professor of social history at the University of Hertfordshire, has written extensively about the history of magic, witchcraft and ghosts. Last month Oxford University Press published his most recent work, Grimoires, the first ever history of the books of spells whose origins were first recorded in the ancient […]

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  • Agate – Balance, precision, perception, eliminates negativity. Agates help balance Yin/Yang energy. Agate can be used to stimulate analytical capabilities and precision while also increasing perceptiveness to situations. Is said to awaken our inherent talents and can be used to produce inspiration from and connectedness with the entities residing in […]

    Crystals & Their Meaning!

    Agate – Balance, precision, perception, eliminates negativity. Agates help balance Yin/Yang energy. Agate can be used to stimulate analytical capabilities and precision while also increasing perceptiveness to situations. Is said to awaken our inherent talents and can be used to produce inspiration from and connectedness with the entities residing in […]

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  • Many people have vague ideas of what real witches are, usually formed by children’s stories or by the faith that they learned whilst growing up. To compound the problem, many people will simply repeat the information they’ve heard and assumed as fact, so when you are exploring the concept of […]

    Myths About Witches & Witchcraft!

    Many people have vague ideas of what real witches are, usually formed by children’s stories or by the faith that they learned whilst growing up. To compound the problem, many people will simply repeat the information they’ve heard and assumed as fact, so when you are exploring the concept of […]

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  • Witch-bottles are probably quite familiar to many Pagans, at least as a concept. Witch-bottle isn’t a poor little Witch in a bottle, or hold something Witches drink in their gatherings. They are more akin to a “bottled spell”. The tradition originates from British folklore, traveling with British immigrants to the […]

    Witch Bottles!

    Witch-bottles are probably quite familiar to many Pagans, at least as a concept. Witch-bottle isn’t a poor little Witch in a bottle, or hold something Witches drink in their gatherings. They are more akin to a “bottled spell”. The tradition originates from British folklore, traveling with British immigrants to the […]

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  • Trees and Plants used in Witchcraft    I once took home a bundle of Arum Lilies, discarded from the greenhouses of a local nurseryman. Only once. The moment my mother spotted them she threw a tantrum of monumental proportions and bodily evicted myself and the blooms. Why? Because in her […]

    Trees and Plants used in Witchcraft!

    Trees and Plants used in Witchcraft    I once took home a bundle of Arum Lilies, discarded from the greenhouses of a local nurseryman. Only once. The moment my mother spotted them she threw a tantrum of monumental proportions and bodily evicted myself and the blooms. Why? Because in her […]

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  • In legend, a familiar or familiar spirit is a supernatural being that helps and supports a witch or magician. Traditionally, a familiar is an animal, but some are said to be humanoid. Familiars often have special powers of their own. When witchcraft is portrayed as a type of communication or […]

    A Witch’s Familiars!

    In legend, a familiar or familiar spirit is a supernatural being that helps and supports a witch or magician. Traditionally, a familiar is an animal, but some are said to be humanoid. Familiars often have special powers of their own. When witchcraft is portrayed as a type of communication or […]

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