The Eight Holy Days

Winter Solstice: December 21st Some sects view this holy day as a turning point of the year. It is the shortest day of the year, a true transition into the cold and the dark part of the year. When the Sun King dies, and is reborn as the Divine Child. Evergreens are decorated in honorContinue reading “The Eight Holy Days”

Different Sects of Wicca

The following information was gathered from Wiccanspells.info For more information and more sects, D.J. Conways “Wicca: The Complete Craft” has several more. 1. Alexandrian Witch: It is very much based on the Gardnerian Wicca practices, but it incorporates elements of ceremonial magic and Qabalah, too. Like most Wiccans, Alexandrian witches emphasize gender polarity. There areContinue reading “Different Sects of Wicca”

Ritual Tools

Dagger Element of Fire Recommended length is between 9-10 inches from hilt to point A means of Summoning, Controlling, or Banishing Spirits and/or Otherworldly powers Used to trace a circle Wand Element of Air Witches Will of Power Directs energy Tool of Persuasion Different wands for different purposes Two Goblets Metal, ceramics, glass, pewter OneContinue reading “Ritual Tools”

Familiars

The following information has been researched by D.J. Conway in their book, Wicca: The Complete Craft. Familiars are both astral and physical creatures. It takes a Witch embarking on a spiritual journey to the Otherworld. We Witches use the familiars’ energy from the Otherworld to shape-shift or become invisible. The act of becoming invisible andContinue reading “Familiars”

Greek Gods and Goddesses

Aphrodite © Photos.com/Jupiterimages Aphrodite was the goddess of love, sex, and beauty. Unsurprisingly for a love goddess, she was said to have emerged from the foam generated when the severed testicles of her father, Uranus, were thrown into the sea by his son, the Titan Cronus. (Or is that surprising?) Kind of makes Botticelli’s surreally lovely Birth of Venus—whichContinue reading “Greek Gods and Goddesses”

Elemental Spirits & Nature Entities

ELEMENTS AND ELEMENTALS   FOUR GROUPS AND THEIR ELEMENTS Gnomes, Dwarves, Trolls, Large Fairies GNOMES: Range from four to twelve inches tall Found in forests Healers and Magicians DWARVES: Larger than other Otherworlders Ruled by a King Knowledgeable in Metallurgy and gemstones Oral history is passed down through the clan Associated with NORTHERN DIRECTION/QUARTER OFContinue reading “Elemental Spirits & Nature Entities”

Celtic Gods and Goddesses

CELTIC GODS & GODDESSES 15 Major Ancient Celtic Gods And Goddesses You Should Know About POSTED BY: DATTATREYA MANDAL JULY 2, 2018 When it comes to the ancient Celts, the scope is not really about a singular group of people who dominated some specific region or realm. Instead, we are talking about a vast andContinue reading “Celtic Gods and Goddesses”

Earth Elementals

  GNOMES: Range from four to twelve inches tall Found in forests Healers and Magicians   DWARVES: Larger than other Otherworlders Ruled by a King Knowledgeable in Metallurgy and gemstones Oral history is passed down through the clan Associated with NORTHERN DIRECTION/QUARTER OF CIRCLE   TROLLS: Come in all sizes Change their form to beContinue reading “Earth Elementals”

Water Elementals

Undines: Name means “wave” Found in non-ocean waters such as: springs, creeks, rivers, and lakes Leaders name is Niksa/Necksa Scaled with webbed hands and feet Various sizes Can live on land for long periods of time Mer-Folk: Upper body human, lower body fish with large scales Have their own language, but also know the languagesContinue reading “Water Elementals”