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Witchcraft
"Witches, Druids and King Arthur" by Ronald Hutton
In the first few pages of this book, we learn that the "traditional" Scots kilt was invented by an Englishman in the 1730s, the first "ancient" clan tartans ...
Demi Powell
Witchcraft
What is a Witch?
      A Witch is someone with  wisdom and knowledge of the natural world around them, and the energies contained  within  it.  They would follow the pattern ...
Rob Hardy
Witchcraft
Ancient Spell Scrolls Found in Europe
Extremely rare curse tablets made of gold and silver instead of the usual lead have been unearthed at the ancient site of Viminacium in Serbia, about 60 mile...
Demi Powell
Witchcraft
A Story about an Astronomer and a Witch
Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) is one of the world’s most famous astronomers. He defended Copernicus’s sun-centred universe and discovered that planets move in ...
Demi Powell
Witchcraft
Spiritual Ancestors as Heroes
Recently I’ve had a very unpleasant experience arguing with an occult pundit (Nick Farrell) who basically called me a naïve fool because I honor my spiritual...
Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
Inside the Mysterious World of Witch Tattoo Art
Noel’le Longhaul – one of the world’s first ‘witch tattoo artists’ – has mystified Instagram with her primeval creationsThe best word to describe Noel’le Lon...
Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
Why Are Lemons Used In Black Magic?
People often say everything is fair in love and war. This is not just a saying; it is a statement that gives birth to many evil activities that people often ...
Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
Scottish Witchcraft Book Published Online
The pages of a 350-year-old book used to record the names of those accused of witchcraft in Scotland have been published online.The Names of Witches in Scotl...
Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
Hutton and the Writing of Witchcraft History
No - this article is not about UFOs or Fox Mulder! It is instead about the recent article written by Ronald Hutton in the latest issue of “The Pomegranate: T...
Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
Questions About the del Bosco Sacro of Benevento Strega Family
Recently there has been some questions posed by individuals both outside and inside the Strega tradition about the new family that has arrived to the U.S. fr...
Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
The Witch’s Ointment: The Secret History of Psychedelic Magic
Rarely does a book about pagan history rise to the level of a scholarly work that is simultaneously readable and meticulously researched. The Witch’s Ointme...
Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
Kitchen Witchcraft: Crafts of a Kitchen Witch
The phrase ‘Kitchen Witchcraft’ conjures up brewing potions and hanging herbs, and while this of course can be the case, the experienced witch knows the kitc...
Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
Famous Witch: Angéle de la Barthe (c.1230 - 1275)
Angéle de la Barthe was a prosperous woman of Toulouse, France, who was supposedly tried for witchcraft and condemned to death by the Inquisition in 1275. Sh...
Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
Witchcraft: Remembering Michael Bertiaux
It was back in the summer of 1977 on a sweltering Sunday afternoon in Chicago that I got to meet the notorious Michael Bertiaux. I had traveled with my teach...
Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
CEREMONIAL MAGIC AND SORCERY
CEREMONIAL magic is the ancient art of invoking and controlling spirits by a scientific application of certain formulæ. A magician, enveloped in sanctified v...
Article by George Smith
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Most Important Lesson in Magick and Witchcraft
Once a student has mastered the basic regimen of practicing meditation, casting a magic circle, undergoing trance, raising power for basic kinds of workings ...
Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
How the Power of Witchcraft Gripped 70s Britain
In modern society, we’re totally past burning people at the stake, or dunking women in the town lake because our crops died. The tendrils of witchcraft have ...
Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
HOW TO BE A KITCHEN WITCH – A GUIDE TO HEARTH MAGIC
THE IDEA OF THE KITCHEN WITCH The kitchen is well-known as the spiritual centre of the house, and where all the best parties end up in. Food sustains us. Fo...
Article by George Smith
Witchcraft
Austin Osman Spare and the Zos Kia Cultus
H.P. Lovecraft, in one of his tales of terror, alludes to certain entities which have their being "not in the spaces known to us, but between them. They walk...
Article by George Smith