A talisman is a magical device worn to bring something to you, whether it is luck, love, health, wealth or protection. One of the most powerful—and misunderstood—kinds of talismans is the gris-gris bag, derived from African, Native American, and European culture and used reverently in the New Orleans Hoodoo tradition. Gri-gris bags contain unique and precise selections of herbs, roots, stones, shells, and metals, and are empowered by appropriate rituals and spells during their assembly.
Books on this subject have been limited in the past, but with the publication of Magic's in the Bag, you can fully experience the power of gris-gris bags. This comprehensive book reveals the history of gris-gris bags and spell sachets, what to use for any magical purpose, proper timing, and provides step-by-step instructions so you can make them. Included are extensive alphabetical correspondences so you can choose precisely what you need for any magickal purpose. In no time, you’ll become an expert at this art and discover how to gain the love, security, safety, and well-being you want and need!
With its focus on fun and frivolity, it's no wonder Beltane is one of the most festive Sabbats of the year for many modern Pagans. Held each year on or around May 1st, Beltane is a celebration of vitality, fertility, strength, and growth reflecting a blending of many traditions. It gets its name from the pre-Christian Celtic Bealtaine, which... read this article