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Wicca for the Beginner

Wicca for the Beginner
First it's important to know that there is no one and only Book of Shadows. This concept is a fictional plot device to explain why magyc is not effective without THE Book of Shadows. The idea is that if you just have the right book all your magyc will be effective. This usually sets up a dynamic between the characters where each tries to possess THE book. Actually, the name simply refers to any book or digital folder that contains a witch's personal spells, potions, references and records. The truth is that any given magycal rite or spell is effective only if it's effective for you. To that end, you will want to gather any and all information that works best for you. How can you tell if something will work for you? Of course, there is so much information out there no one can try everything. To get you started, here is a list of links to online books of shadows. Amethyst's Wiccan Page - This is a Wiccan site with an online Book of Shadows. Faded's Wicca Etc.

http://spells-witchcraft.org/book-of-shadows.htm

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Witchcraft World - Witchcraft Spells Wiccan Spells Spells are used in witchcraft to channel the power of the Wiccan God and Goddess to initiate positive change and for resolution of problems. It is important to know what phase the moon is in while practicing spells and witchcraft. Magical Wood Properties and the Magical Properties of Wood by DragonOak Feminine energy. Elder is a sacred tree of Celtic Astrology 25 November to 23 December. The Elder is also said to be the tree used in the crucifixion of Christ. Associated with the Celt Goddess Cailleach Beara and the Raven. Some have considered this tree to be unlucky due to its association with the crucifixion, or it may one of those nasty rumors started by the church in order to combat belief systems outside their on scope of a limited belief system.

Magic Books, Occult Books, Esoteric, Ancient, Rare Books And Texts. Grimoires, Spellbooks, Manuscripts These catalogs give me the opportunity to present collections or groups of related books in a more detailed and sympathetic context than the normal website allows, and will also enable me to give people first choice at some of the more interesting new arrivals. As usual I have a variety of other catalogs in preparation. Future catalogs will be devoted to Hermetica, Witchcraft, Astrology, Kabbalah, Grimoires, Theosophy and also Aleister Crowley, H.P.Blavatsky, George Robert Stowe Mead, Gerald Gardner, Henry Cornelius Agrippa, Hermes Trismegistus, Eliphas Levi, Austin Osman Spare, Ea Wallis Budge, Arthur Edward Waite, Leonardo Da Vinci, Louis Claude De Saint Martin. All of the materials here are presented in Adobe Acrobat PDF format, as it is accessible to users of most computer platforms. The Adobe Acrobat Reader also allows one to view the graphics in high resolution, and to print them out on laser printers with high quality.

Wicca: For the Rest of Us - Links Links Essay Sites Juliaki's Essays - Posted in her LiveJournal "memories," these essays are straightforward, well reasoned, well written, and full of insight not often seen on the web or in print. Daven's Journal - This site provides much more than just essays, including a damn good list of book reviews, but I particularly respect his series of essays. Bard Woodcrafts: Wood The wood used in Bard Woodcrafts wands comes from several sources: our own wanderings and prunings here in Minnesota, friends who send us branches from their trees, and some wood from milled sources supplied as carving stock. The woods are chosen for their sacred properties in the Celtic and Druidic traditions as well as for their carvability and intrinsic beauty. To aid clients in selecting a type of wood that is right for them, we include here brief descriptions of the magical properties of selected types of wood. The root of these properties lies in the spirit of the wood and so it would do well to say a few words about dryads, the tree-spirits and their relation both to living trees and to druid wands. Dryads, Trees & the Fifth Element The dryad is the spirit of the tree, its essential pattern.

Gardnerian Book of Shadows Index Sacred Texts Neopaganism Contents Start Reading This is the text of the Gardnerian Book of Shadows. In one sense, this is the central sacred text of the Wicca religion. However, it is important to point out that there is no 'official' Book of Shadows. Typically each coven has a hand-written copy of a Book of Shadows, sometimes in cypher or code, which reflects its own practices and knowledge.

Chants, Blessings, Prayers and Charms A Spell to Cast Away Darkness Belisama Fire 2001 In the center of the darkest storm, Lady of the Earth Wicca A Christian Speaks On The Faith & Path Of Wicca About Wiccan Culture Alexandrian Wicca An Introduction To Traditional Wicca Beliefs & Customs Of Wicca Branches Of Wicca C.O.G. Back Bougaivillea's Book of Shadows : Member's Books of Shadows White: A balance of all colors; Spiritual enlightenment, cleansing, clairvoyance, healing, truth seeking; Rituals involving lunar energy' May be substituted for any color candle. Yellow: Activity, Creativity, unity; brings power of concentration and imagination to a ritual; use in rituals where you wish to gain another’s confidence or persuade someone, or in rituals that require solar energy. Gold: Fosters understanding and attracts the powers of cosmic influences; beneficial in rituals intended to bring about fast luck or money, or in rituals needing solar energy. Orange: Creativity, ability to speak one's mind, ambition, career matters and the Law, self-confidence. Solar color and also stands for Leo.

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