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Water Witchin’, Magic Wands & Telekinesis

Water-Witchin’ was once a way of finding water underground in order to dig a well. But cutting wands or rods was used for a variety of purposes; divination and commanding spiritual intelligences and elementals seems to be a common theme throughout the history and practice of magic. Lees verder

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Review: Aspecting the Goddess

This book attempts to give deeper background on the practice of partly embodying a divine being within a ritual setting, in different ‘levels’ of forging divine connection. Lees verder

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Nehalennia, Goddess of the Lowlands

Nehalennia is by far the most famous indigenous goddess of the Netherlands but is virtually unknown, although there is a renewed interest in her. Morgana cites recent research work and gives her own observations. Lees verder

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The attitude towards witches in the past and the background of the witch trials in Germany

The ideas about witchcraft, and whether witches really can fly, differed from the Middle Ages till the pre-modern times. What was once a peaceful concept, was abused and turned around to condemn people accused of witchcraft. Lees verder

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Beyond God or the Gods and the Mystical Path

Who or what are the Gods? A common experience of those who have had a mystical experience, is there is no separation, just unity, of which we are a part.
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Witches Do It In A Magical Circle

Witchcraft differs from other religious and spiritual traditions in that it does not have any permanent sacred spaces. In the Craft the sacred space is declared at every meeting, wherever and whenever the coven meets. Lees verder

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Review: In search of the New Forest Coven

Philip Heselton portrays several people who may have been members of the coven Gerald Gardner was initiated into in 1939. Their stories come to life. Lees verder

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Review: God Is Dead, Long Live the Gods: A Case for Polytheism

Gus diZerega explores contemporary science to show why consciousness is a fundamental aspect of reality and why polytheistic experiences are as varied as the vast array of living organisms that enrich our world.
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Spring festivities: A look at the Easter Egg decorations (Bulgaria)

In the Bulgarian folklore, spring traditions have an important role. Decorated, coloured eggs date back to pre-Christian times. Lees verder

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Review: A practical guide to Pagan priesthood

What does it mean to be a Pagan priest? This book provides support, guidance, and resources to build your skill set, leadership qualities, awareness, and commitment, to be a good one.
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