Whether you’re designing a group ritual for five people or five hundred, Taking Sacred Back will help you make it moving and memorable. Join authors Nels Linde and Judy Olson-Linde as they explore creative ideas for all the stages of ritual—making the space sacred, entering into the liminal, engaging the subconscious of all attendees, creating awe and wonder, raising and directing energy, and ending the ritual. Discover advice on hardware and prop-making (and tips on using props effectively) and ideas for scaling up or scaling down for larger or smaller groups. Complete with photos and diagrams, examples of rituals the authors have conducted, and wise problem-solving advice, Taking Sacred Back is an indispensable guide for all ritualists.
Tastes from the Temple is a cookbook in the tradition of "church community" cookbooks presented by the Temple of Witchcraft, a neo-pagan spiritual community that believes cooking and food are sacred and magical. Presented by author and "kitchen witch" Dawn Hunt, with a Foreword by author and Temple Founder Christopher Penczak (author of the "Temple of Witchcraft" series), the book turns a collection of delicious recipes into a window into a modern pagan community, complete with history, anecdotes, and magical influences for each recipe.
As the Pagan and Wiccan communities grow, so does the need for teachers, mentors, and role models. For those who want to share their knowledge, teaching can be a very empowering and spiritual experience.
Take your spiritual evolution to the next level by mastering the essentials of ceremonial magick. In this much-anticipated fourth volume in Christopher Penczak's award-winning series on witchcraft, he introduces the concepts of the Qabalah and the rituals of high magick, and explores the deeply interwoven relationship between these traditions and the Craft.
Is shamanism all that different from modern witchcraft? According to Christopher Penczak, Wicca's roots go back 20,000 years to the Stone Age shamanic traditions of tribal cultures worldwide. A fascinating exploration of the Craft's shamanic origins, The Temple of Shamanic Witchcraft offers year-and-a-day training in shamanic witchcraft.
Brigid is worshiped worldwide as a source of inspiration, protection, and blessing. In Tending Brigid’s Flame, Lunaea Weatherstone presents the beloved Celtic goddess as a true soul-friend for women today, exploring her legends and lore, attributes and allies, holidays, symbols, and sacred places. Filled with rituals, exercises, and meditations, Tending Brigid’s Flame shows how to welcome Brigid into your home and make sacred all the activities of everyday life, from food magic to faery traditions, and from scrying to personal healing. Using the symbolism of fires that burn in hearth, temple, and forge, this breathtaking book sends you on a journey through the transformative power of one of the world’s most revered goddesses.
Concealed in the depth of the Western Esoteric Traditions, there is a Green Strand of Wisdom, and though obscured, it is a potent source and legacy for all magic and sorcery, and encompasses the knowledge and use of the magical, spiritual, and folkloric dimensions of plants.
Inspired by a Vision of Awen depicting a spear, a flowering branch, and a horned serpent emanating from three drops of wisdom, surrounded by three worlds, Christopher Penczak received a teaching to reconcile many disparate parts of modern Witchcraft into a cohesive body of magickal lore for personal evolution and enlightenment. Experimented with and expanded upon, this lore is now shared through his book The Three Rays of Witchcraft: Power, Love and Wisdom in the Garden of the Gods.
Originally released in 1999, this bestselling guide to magickal practices-based on the experiences and successes of a third-degree working Witch-has been revised and updated! Written for today's seeker, To Light a Sacred Flame contains techniques that unite divinity with magick, knowledge, and humor.
Selling more than 300,000 copies, this popular guide to the Craft has been helping a new generation of Witches-those practicing or wishing to practice the Craft on their own-for over a decade. Filled with Silver RavenWolf's warmth, humor, and personal anecdotes, To Ride a Silver Broomstick introduces the science and religion of the craft.