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Date: 2011-03-01 By: Janina Renée
Throughout the Old World, Easter eggs have been used as potent charms and for attracting luck and warding off troubles. Easter eggs are also among the most charming and meaningful Pagan symbols, named as they are for the Goddess Eostre or Ostara, who presides over the Eastern Quarter, the Dawn, and the resurgence of life in Spring. Following are
Date: 1969-12-31 By: Ellen Dugan
Cats, more than any other creature, have been linked to magick and Witchcraft over the centuries. The feline is a fascinating animal. Its history is full of divinity, mystery and enchantment. The Enchanted Cat is a captivating and practical guide to ...
Date: 2015-02-16 By: Sandra Kynes
The idea of using the stars for magic and ritual is not new, so why aren't more of us harnessing the power of the constellations in our magic and rituals? Sandra Kynes, author of the new Star Magic, presents an exploration of the night sky along with a new interpretation of the constellations that is relevant for twenty-first century Pagans and Wiccans.
Date: 2005-09-26 By: Rosemary Clark
The Magic of Tutankhamun The tomb of Tutankhamun lay undisturbed in Upper Egypt’s Valley of the Kings through many centuries, from the end of the 18th Dynasty (BCE 1572-1315) to the twentieth century, when it was uncovered by ...
Date: 2011-03-28 By: Ember Grant
As Pagans, we love what is natural, including the burning flame of ritual candles. But, are there times when using a flameless candle can be advantageous? If so, what about the magic of the flameless candle? Ember Grant, author of Magical Candle Crafting, discusses the magic of using flameless candles in ritual.
Date: 2006-01-30 By: Mickie Mueller
When the phone in my little magical shop rang on that chilly day in February of 2004, I figured it was someone asking for directions or looking for a certain hard to find item or book. But the voice on the other end said, "Hi, this is Raven ...
Date: 2016-04-25 By: Jean-Louis de Biasi
On the spiritual level, mantras and prayers can be used in the same way; a precise and regular repetition of words that will progressively build an inner core, allowing you to rise to the divine. I am not talking here about hymns or declamatory prayers. Likewise, prayer beads can be used in all spiritual and initiatic traditions to help with this process of prayer and repeition, creating strength with each refrain. Jean-Louis de Biasi, author of the new Magical Use of Prayer Beads, discusses their history and power.
Date: 2003-04-30 By: Christopher Penczak
When I started on the path of witch, my teachers stressed to me the importance of meditation. Not only is it a skill that witches should learn to help with spells and rituals, but meditation all by itself is quite magickal. What is magick? Magick ...
Date: 2009-04-27 By: Susan Pesznecker
Most magickal people work with spells, charms, and rituals on a regular basis. Many of us are perfectly happy to pull out a spellbook and use an already existing spell or formula. Susan Pesznecker, author of Crafting Magick with Pen and Ink, feels that doing so robs us of the magical intention that comes with creating your own spells, and guides us through eight simple steps to creating our own spells.
Date: 2008-01-28 By: Danica Davidson
There’s something special about anime and manga. Once they were a form of animation and comic books found almost exclusively in Japan, and now they can be found in households all across the globe. These aren’t a bunch of cartoons for little kids, nor are they simple comic books with plentyof pictures and lacking plots. You could say there’s something, well, magickal about them.