Triskele

Triskele (Triple Spiral, Triskelion) – Closely related to the triquetra, this Celtic symbol, known as the Triple Goddess, is composed of three interlocked spirals that correspond to the three phases of womanhood. It symbolizes maidenhood, motherhood, and the crone; and represents the waxing, full and waning moons.

Cailleach The Dark Goddess

Cailleach is one of the more ancient Celtic goddesses whose lore and worship still survive in many European countries today. She is the very ancient Hag-aspect of the Triple Goddess, who was known by many names throughout the Celtic countries (e.g., Ireland and Scotland), such as Cailleach Beara, Cailleach Bheur, and the Crone of Beare. In some […]

Pagan Books Assorted

Pagan Books Assorted

A selection of the top Pagan books that are currently being read by other Pagans , all at some of the best prices on the web. Books also available In the UK & Canada . Please click your chosen product to be taken to your own country checkout  CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE […]

What is a belief System

What is a belief System

A Belief System A belief system is a collection of beliefs that fit together to form a structure. Beliefs rarely travel alone, they tend to hang out in groups. Similar beliefs reinforce each other and when added together they can create logical complex systems . Essentially one belief builds on another  and another until a […]

What is Wicca ?

Wicca is a neo-pagan (meaning “new pagan”) religion that was created by a British man named Gerald Gardner in the mid-to-late 1940s. Gardner popularized the new religion via books of his that were published in 1949, 1954, and 1959. Those three books are High Magic’s Aid, Witchcraft Today, and The Meaning of Witchcraft. Gardner called Wicca the “witch cult” and “witchcraft”, and called its followers the “Wica”, […]

Strength

Strength

Modern life gets in the way of our dreams and hopes way too often these days. It’s getting harder just getting by on a day to day level for more and more people. Pitch that against the dream of living a simpler life, in greater connection to our ancient ways often causes doubt in self and […]

Scourging of Candidates for Initiation

Scourging of Candidates for Initiation

The binding and scourging of candidates for initiation are longstanding traditions within the Traditional Craft community, and yet they are also some of the least understood. To truly understand just why they’re still a part of so many Wiccan Traditions, we have to start with some historical background. Binding The binding method used in Gardnerian […]

What is a Kitchen Witch

A Kitchen Witch is a Witch who focuses his or her magical practice on the home and hearth and uses things commonly found in the kitchen as magical tools. Kitchen Witchery may be an expression of religious faith; a Kitchen Witch may focus his or her spirituality on ancestor spirits or hearth Gods or Goddesses, or […]

What is a Hedgewitch

A Hedgewitch is a modern wise woman or wise man. In days of old, every village had a wise woman or wise man that the other villagers would turn to for herbal preparations and healing. The wise person would also make magical charms and amulets, and offer prayers or spells for spiritual protection. They would […]

What is Paganism

A lot of people do not seem to know what Paganism is about . Those who do can sometimes believe its about worshiping the devil and dancing in your Birthday suit around a bonfire. That is not what its about it is a general misconception. Paganism is an umbrella term that describes a variety of […]