The athame is a double-edged knife used to inscribe, or cast, the circle of power onto the earth or floor. It is associated with the element of fire, and it represents strength, power, and the masculine force of nature. Since the athame is a weapon, it also has the power[…]

ATHAME

Start by selecting a peaceful place and time of the day where you will not be disturbed. Although this exercise can be done in a chair, it is best to lie flat on your back on a firm, but not hard, surface. Next, stretch out and loosen your clothing. Relax.[…]

ASTRAL PROJECTION

The astral plane is the working ground of the magickian, where the truth about all things is revealed. It is the place of angels, demons, and fairies, host to the elemental forces of nature. To the Witch and magickian alike, the astral plane holds the secret of power, the key[…]

ASTRAL

The following animals all have magickal qualities that can be harnessed in times of need. Choose an animal to work with that best represents a personality characteristic you would like to develop or improve. Bear (introspection, stability, wisdom) The strength of the bear lies in its ability to enter into[…]

ANIMAL MAGICK

It has long been believed that humans have a kinship with animals, and that this kinship allows us to draw on their special qualities. When choosing an animal as a totem (a hereditary badge or emblem for a tribe or clan that serves as a personal sacred talisman), you call[…]

ANIMAL

Ankh The ankh symbol stands for everlasting life and regeneration. The ankh amulet works best when made from wood, metal, or faience. The ankh helps its wearer live life to the fullest degree and is sometimes used for success, as well as for protection. Cross The cross is the primordial sign[…]

AMULET MAGICK

AMULET The amulet is an object that has been left in its virgin state and has been psychically charged with a specific purpose in mind. Amulets are passive in their abilities to communicate energy patterns. Only when their barriers have been crossed do they react or retaliate. For example, the[…]

AMULET

Please Scroll to the end of the Story for Audio Compliment A listing of some of the incenses and fragrances associated with the element of air. Ambergris (love, lust) Wear ambergris to attract love. Mix Ambergris with a small amount of vanilla, burn on the night of the full moon to[…]

AIR INCENSE AND FRAGRANCE

Items needed: small balloon filled with helium, parchment paper, 6-8” string. Everyone loves balloons. They are like birds, free to float wherever the wind may take them. The idea behind balloon magick is to free your wishes from human bonds so they will have a chance to manifest.The best time[…]

Air Magick / Ballon Magick?

Please Scroll to the end of the Story for Audio Compliment AIR MAGICK Knot the Wind Items needed: 3’ strand of blue cord Compass. The calling or raising of the wind is a very old magickal process, originally used when the wind was vital for sailing. Witches were reputed to[…]

AIR MAGICK Knot the Wind

Air is symbolically related to breath. It is the subtle realm between the physical and spiritual planes. Air provides us with inspiration, illumination, and the ability to communicate our ideas to others. Air represents new beginnings, the thought process, and creativity. Air helps us to focus and direct energy toward[…]

AIR

Traditionally, crafters do not use altars in the same way that Wiccans or other religions do. For many spiritual paths, an altar is a combination of shrine and focal point of their worship. But traditional Crafters do not worship the Gods, and if they use an altar table at all,[…]

Awakening the Altar

Please Scroll down for Audio Compliment At Autumn Equinox, the exiled Hero returns to His tribe as Priest-King, to lead them in renewing their commitment to the Hearth and the Heart of the Mysteries. At this point, the Red River of Blood and the white Celestial River of the Milky[…]

Autumn Equinox

BASIL Basil is a top note, i.e. the scent is stimulating and uplifting, so the aroma lasts for 24 hours.  It is very much an oil with a kick, blending well with bergamot, geranium, and hyssop. Therapeutically the uses for this oil includes indigestion, gastro enteritis, headaches and migraines, muscular[…]

Aromatherapy and Essential Oils

    ORACLE OF THE GODDESS AMA-TERASU-O-MI-KAMI     Humanity has lost its ancient communion with the Deities. Though material prosperity prevails in some parts of the earth, millions are starving elsewhere. Guidance from the Inner Planes help the Devotee to know what to do and how to do it.[…]

Dawn Rite of Abundance

There are twelve sun signs in the Zodiac: ARIES – The Ram. Energy, love of action and perseverance. Impetuous, yearning to lead and conquest. Element is Fire and Ruled by Mars. Loyal and Quick tempered. Colour is red TAURUS – The Bull. Steadfast, reliable, practical. Limited outlook and interests, prone[…]

Astrology Basics

● 0- The fool- innocence, enthusiasm, start of a quest; (R) the quest has been achieved, it is time to rest and decide on a new narrative ● 1- The Magician- control over one’s own destiny; (R) lack of confidence, hesitation ● 2- The High Priestess- intuition, seeking wisdom and[…]

Major Arcana

Minor Arcana (56 cards), divided by suits: Wands (or Rods) ● Ace- creative power, new beginning; (R) stagnation, decline ● King- conscientiousness, plan is possible; (R) criticism, inaction ● Queen- practical, concept formed, sincerity; (R) poor planning, envy ● Prince (Knight)- journey, movement; (R) discord, plans change ● Princess (Page)-[…]

Minor Arcana

Native American cultures spawn images that are often incorporated into rituals, but the author, Ann, does not feel this is a good thing to do if you are not part of that culture to begin with. Each of the Native American peoples have a unique culture that those outside it[…]

Native American images and Magick

First of all, it is important to remember that tools, herbs, candles, crystals and so on are not actually necessary to work magic. Your own energy and the power of your mind, as well as the blessings of the deities and spirits, are the important things. However, these extra ingredients[…]

Altars & Sacred Tools

An athame is, quite simply, a ceremonial knife. It is one of the ritual tools that entered the tradition through the influence of magicians and witches who set out the wisdom, mainly at the beginning of the twentieth century and in the upsurge of covens during the 1950s. Gerald Gardener,[…]

The Athame

Different days of the week and hours of the day and night are associated with specific energies and each particular time is ruled by a planet and an archangel. Though these were primarily centred on ceremonial magick, they can also be used to give focus and potency to informal spells.[…]

Planets and Angels

You can, if you wish, use angelic rulers instead of planetary ones for the magical hours, or combine the energies of both. In practice, if your magick has a spiritual focus or is concerned with healing or global or ecological matters, angels work better than planets. If you have calculated[…]

Angelic Correspondences

Michael Michael is the archangel who rules the Sun. Michael’s day is Sunday. Michael, the Initiator, brings illumination and inspiration in many spheres of life, through the efforts of our individual creative spirit. Michael is the guardian of all who stand alone with their unique vision for bettering the world[…]

Archangels And Their Days Of The Week

This would be a suitable ritual for welcoming a new baby or child into a family whether in birth, by adoption or through the joining of two existing families. It may also be used for sending a teenager out into the world. You can also adapt the ritual to welcome[…]

A Ritual With Seven Angels