The first goal is to show that Wicca is not a contemporary invention, but a modern manifestation of ancient tradition. As a result of twenty years of scholarly research, Raven Grimassi is able to show the sources for many traditions and how they developed over time. You'll discover the sources of the deities, who and what the "Watchers" are, and the sources of Wiccan beliefs.
The second goal is to give initiatory information on subjects such as the magical arts and tools, men's mysteries and women's mysteries, and the secrets of the sacred Wiccan texts. Much of this was unavailable unless you were an initiate into one of the older Wiccan traditions. You will discover the true, inner meanings of the Charge of the Goddess and other texts, giving you a fuller appreciation of the inner meanings and symbolism of Wiccan rites and traditional practices.
Learn time-honored techniques to create your own astral temple, properly consecrate ritual tools, or work with a magickal familiar. The Wiccan Mysteries is an indispensable guide to understanding the essential teachings of Wicca. Get a copy today.
I've written a number of books for Llewellyn over the years—believe it or not, my upcoming release is number eight—but far and away the most popular one was my third, The Goddess Is in the Details. And I have to confess, it was my favorite too. (Shhh…don't tell the other books. They'll cry, and I'll have to give them each a... read this article