"Wiccan readers will treasure this blast from the past as one final word from the revered teacher."—Library Journal
Llewellyn is pleased to present a new Scott Cunningham book—a long-lost Book of Shadows. Recently discovered in a battered manila envelope, this previously unpublished manuscript was penned by Scott in the early 1980s. This rare book includes original spells, rituals, and invocations and an herbal grimoire. Featured in the design are Scott’s actual hand-drawn signs, symbols, and runes.
More than ten years after his passing, Scott Cunningham is still an iconic and highly regarded figure in the magical community. His books on Wicca are considered classics, and his writings continue to inspire and inform those new to the Craft.
Scott Cunningham wrote numerous books sharing his explorations of magic, Wicca, and Paganism, many of which have long been guideposts for others on their journeys. In additional to the books he authored, Scott also contributed articles to Llewellyn's annual Magical Almanac. These decades-old articles have now been collected and published; here, his friend and old roommate Donald Michael Kraig discusses the beauty of Cunningham's Magical Sampler.
From The Magical Household by Scott Cunningham and David Harrington To begin, open all windows and doors to allow negativity to easily vacate your house. The act of opening up your house at the very least replaces the stale air with fresh. It is also part of the ritual of purification and is symbolic of your intention to clean the house. Fresh air and sunshine also help sweep and...
Scott Cunningham's posthumous Book of Shadows has now been released, reminding us all of Scott's dedication to the Craft and to solitary Wicca. But for those close to him, no reminder is necessary. Donald Michael Kraig, Carl Llewellyn Weschcke, Raven Grimassi, and Merilee Bigelow share their memories of Scott Cunningham.
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Originally written in Spanish, Book of Shadows was intended to present traditional Wicca to a Hispanic audience. Witchcraft in Spanish is translated as brujería. It was brought to the New World by the Spanish Conquistadores who were deeply steeped ...
Grave minding and grave decorating traditions run hand in hand with
the season of Samhain, and perhaps nowhere is this as apparent as in
Central and South America during Dias de los Muertos. However, elements of this practice are easily incorporated into modern Pagan traditions and offer a subtle yet powerful method of honoring the dead. It
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