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The Outer Temple of Witchcraft
The Outer Temple of Witchcraft
Circles, Spells and Rituals

By: Christopher Penczak
Series: Penczak Temple Series #4
Imprint: Llewellyn
Specs: Trade Paperback | 9780738705316
English  |  448 pages | 8 x 9 x 1 IN
Pub Date: April 2004
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Contents

List of Exercises . . . ix
List of Figures . . . xi

Introduction: What Is the Outer Temple? . . . 1

Chapter One
Sacred Space and the Circle . . . 7

Chapter Two
Foundations of Magick . . . 23

Chapter Three
The Ethical Witch . . . 33

Chapter Four
The Role of a Priestess and Priest . . . 43

Chapter Five
Lesson One: Who Are the Gods? . . . 51

Chapter Six
Lesson Two: The Elements . . . 91

Chapter Seven
Lesson Three: Fire and Water . . . 121

Chapter Eight
Lesson Four: Air and Earth . . .143

Chapter Nine
Lesson Five: Tools of the Craft . . . 163

Chapter Ten
Lesson Six: Divination of True Will . . . 191

Chapter Eleven
Lesson Seven: The Witch's Circle . . . 219

Chapter Twelve
Lesson Eight: The Science of Spellcraft . . . 249

Chapter Thirteen
Lesson Nine: The Art of Spellcraft . . . 293

Chapter Fourteen
Lesson Ten: Turning the Wheel . . . 353

Chapter Fifteen
Lesson Eleven: Weaving the Web . . . 383

Chapter Sixteen
Lesson Twelve: Coven Working . . . 393

Chapter Seventeen
Lesson Thirteen: Second Initiation . . . 403

Appendix I: Self-Test . . . 413
Appendix II: Chants . . . 419
Bibliography . . . 423
Index . . . 427

List of Exercises

Exercise 1: Entering an Altered State . . . 13
Exercise 2: The Inner Temple . . . 15
Exercise 3: The Circle of Protection . . . 20
Exercise 4: Motivation . . . 42
Exercise 5: Intention Ritual . . . 48
Exercise 6: Meditation with the Goddess and God . . . 86
Exercise 7: Opening Elemental Gateways . . . 110
Exercise 8: Elemental Cleansing Meditation . . . 112
Exercise 9: Spirit Attunement . . . 118
Exercise 10: Spirit Meditation . . . 119
Exercise 11: Wand Quest . . . 125
Exercise 12: Fire Attunement . . . 126
Exercise 13: Journey to the Realm of Fire . . . 128
Exercise 14: Invoking/Banishing Fire . . . 130
Exercise 15: Grail Quest . . . 135
Exercise 16: Water Attunement . . . 136
Exercise 17: Journeying to the Realm of Water . . . 138
Exercise 18: Invoking/Banishing Water . . . 140
Exercise 19: Blade Quest . . . 146
Exercise 20: Air Attunement . . . 148
Exercise 21: Journeying to the Realm of Air . . . 150
Exercise 22: Invoking/Banishing Air . . . 152
Exercise 23: Stone Quest . . . 156
Exercise 24: Earth Attunement . . . 156
Exercise 25: Journeying to the Realm of Earth . . . 159
Exercise 26: Invoking/Banishing Earth . . . 161
Exercise 27: Consecrate Altar Tools . . . 184
Exercise 28: Altar Devotionals . . . 189
Exercise 29: Divination . . . 217
Exercise 30: Home Cleansing & Protection . . . 225
Exercise 31: Magick Circle . . . 247
Exercise 32: Create and Cast Your Own Petition Spell . . . 292
Exercise 33: Materia Magicka . . . 326
Exercise 34: Create and Cast a Spell . . . 351
Exercise 35: Turn the Wheel . . . 381
Exercise 36: Web Weaving . . . 392
Exercise 37: Astral Temple . . . 396

List of Figures
Figure 1: Extended Wiccan Rede . . . 37-39
Figure 2: Diamond of Divinity . . . 56
Figure 3: Yin-Yang . . . 63
Figure 4: The Divine Through the Cycles of Life . . . 64
Figure 5: Pentagram of Divinity . . . 65
Figure 6: Archetype Chart . . . 80-81
Figure 7: Elemental Triangles . . . 102
Figure 8: Tattvas . . . 103
Figure 9: Spirals . . . 104
Figure 10: Basic Invoking and Basic Banishing Pentagrams . . . 106
Figure 11: Elemental Pentagrams . . . 107
Figure 12: Invoking and Banishing Pentagrams . . . 108
Figure 13: Wands . . . 124
Figure 14: Altar . . . 174
Figure 15: Wheel, Seasons, and Times of Day . . . 177
Figure 16: Wheel and Qualities . . . 179
Figure 17: Tarot Layout . . . 202
Figure 18: “The Charge of the Goddess” . . . 232-233
Figure 19: “Witch's Rune” . . . 233-234
Figure 20: Chant . . . 234
Figure 21: Goddess Position . . . 236
Figure 22: God Position . . . 237
Figure 23: Cutting a Door . . . 244
Figure 24: Levels of Reality . . . 253
Figure 25: Pentacle . . . 255
Figure 26: Moon Quarters . . . 261
Figure 27: Planetary Hours Chart . . . 268
Figure 28: Aspects . . . 280
Figure 29: Astrological Calendar . . . 282
Figure 30: Ritual Record Sheet . . . 288
Figure 31: Potions . . . 300
Figure 32: Rune of Protection . . . 304
Figure 33: Rune Tinne of Protection . . . 305
Figure 34: PROTECTION Translated into Runes . . . 305
Figure 35: Bindrune . . . 305
Figure 36: Sigil 1 . . . 306
Figure 37: Sigil 2 . . . 306
Figure 38: Sigil 3 . . . 306
Figure 39: Witch's Wheel . . . 307
Figure 40: Sigil on Witch's Wheel . . . 308
Figure 41: Complete Sigil . . . 308
Figure 42: Witch's Cords . . . 310
Figure 43: Plant Card . . . 325
Figure 44: Stone Card . . . 326
Figure 45: Protection Symbol . . . 330
Figure 46: Healing Symbols . . . 336
Figure 47: Prosperity Symbol . . . 341
Figure 48: Invisibility Charm . . . 349
Figure 49: Wheel of the Year . . . 364
Figure 50: Altar with Crystals . . . 399





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