Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Katrina Rasbold, author of the new Crossroads of Conjure.
Brujería is the sacred practice of Mexican and Mexican-American Witchcraft, but how much do you know about it? Here are ten facts that lend texture and flavor to this fascinating path:
Brujería embraces gender equality. Male witches are called "Brujos" and female witches are called "Brujas." In the past, there were generally more Brujos than Brujas, but the recent surge of Brujería as an expression of feminine power resulted in more Brujas than Brujos.
Brujería has an unbroken lineage tracing back to the pre-historic magical practices of the Mexica (Ma-shee-ka) civilization
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Daniel Moler, author of the new Shamanic Qabalah.
Since I was young, I have always wanted to be an explorer, to travel the outer reaches of space into uncharted territory. Over time, the mysteries of the cosmos grew deeper the more I learned about the way the material universe works. There seemed to be unseen forces at work that I wanted to understand.
I was soon to learn that the ancients were not naïve about these invisible forces, but highly understood and even knew how to harness them. Shamanism is one of the oldest spiritual modalities on the planet for understanding the invisible forces of the universe that surround us. Most all
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Stephanie Rose Bird, author of Sticks, Stones, Roots & Bones, Four Seasons of Mojo, and the new 365 Days of Hoodoo.
When you first encounter my book 365 Days of Hoodoo, you will notice a couple of things beyond its intricate cover—it is thick with pages and it has a good weight to it. Beyond that is the title. The title is a clue to its use. You see, it's designed for daily use over a period of a year.
I am a life-long educator. The idea of this book is in response to many things, one of which is that readers of my first Llewellyn Book, Sticks, Stones, Roots & Bones, desired an apprenticeship. At the moment, I wasn't offering
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Storm Faerywolf, author of Betwixt & Between and the new Forbidden Mysteries of Witchcraft
The magic of the Faery tradition is—first and foremost—primal. Far removed from the glittery fantasies of winged sprites granting wishes to good children, the real face of faery is far more potent…and far more dangerous. Looking back to old folktales, we see much in the way of charms and spells designed not to put us in touch with the faeries, but instead to protect from them.
The word "faery" originally meant, "things of magic and enchantment." This we must keep in mind when reading the old stories, lest we unnecessarily pigeon-hole the