Traditionally, crafters may not always 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[…]

Awakening the Altar

  Some representation of air, commonly something scented like incense, essential oils, or smudges, or else a flying bird’s feather goes in the East, to represent Air. Sacred scents are used to cleanse an area energetically, call in certain powers, or help witches shift consciousness. Feathers can also be used[…]

Scent or Feather for your Altar

Altar Elevated place where religious ceremonies are conducted and where offerings are made to a deity or deities. The altar has ancient associations with the Goddess and Mother Earth, who rule the wheel of birthdeath-rebirth. In Wicca and Paganism, the altar is placed within a magic circle. It usually faces[…]