Shinto Introduction Shinto does not have a founder nor does it have sacred scriptures like the sutras or the Bible. Propaganda and preaching are not common either, because Shinto is deeply rooted in the Japanese people and traditions. "Shinto gods" are called kami. They are sacred spirits which take the form of things and concepts important … Continue reading Japanese Shamanism
BY JEN MCCONNEL Although I love gathering with a local circle to celebrate the turning of the wheel, more and more I find myself returning to my solitary roots. It’s easier to schedule rituals for a party of one, but it’s also harder to cultivate accountability when no one is waiting on you for a ritual. … Continue reading Solitary Magic: A Simple Lammas Ritual
Possession is a hot topic in the occult community these days. From Voudoun Lwa (Voodoo Loa) possession to summoning the Goetia through invocation, possessions are gaining popularity as a form of spirit communication. However, some possessions and obsessions are uninvited, or they cannot be banished. The saying, “Do not raise any more demons than you … Continue reading What is Possession? (Banishing, Exorcism, and Possession; Part 2) — Arachnia’s Web
What Happens When You Leave A Magical Portal Open? February 19, 2017 by John Beckett As a baby Pagan, I was taught to always dismiss what you call and to take down your circles after the ritual is over. When I began working with the ADF Core Order of Ritual, I learned that you open … Continue reading The Importance of Closing the Gates
"Not all evocations are how the media and movies portray them. They are not to be feared as long as they are performed correctly and the warnings are heeded. In fact, the rituals themselves, and the appearance of the spirit conjured can be very beautiful. Also, I would not advise a novice practitioner to perform this complex of a ritual … Continue reading Evocations 1 – Classical Methods Explained
Do you think you have the natural characteristics of a witch? Of course there are many people that would dispute the fact that witches have certain characteristics about them and will state that they do not exist. Personally I believe they exist, for many witches it was a knowing that they had from a child, … Continue reading Do You Have Natural Witch Characteristics? How To Spot A Witch in You!
The Mojo Bag - Powerful Spiritual Ally! Mojo bags are a potent form of folk magic that can be carried on your person in a pocket, bra, purse, briefcase, or anywhere else... bringing the magic with you everywhere you go! They are discreet and extremely effective, which is why they have become such a fabled … Continue reading The Mojo Bag a Powerful Spiritual Ally
It is spring yet again!! Spring is a time of rebirth and renewal. Why not take advantage of this time to do a bit of Spring magic? Celebrate the return of life and the warming of the earth. I'll be doing a spring inspired feast after a day of planting seedlings and a hike. There are … Continue reading Oastara is upon us!!
http://youtu.be/gI2qXISaaf0 Published on Dec 19, 2012 Welcome to the 21 Day Program Cleanse! Today we are talking about releasing your past. Letting go of your past is vital to your healing and human experience here on Earth. It's important to not let detials of your past cloud your impression of the beautiful present and the … Continue reading 21 Day Program Cleanse- Day 19
http://youtu.be/4bNPqLe5HS4 Published on Dec 17, 2012 Welcome to the 21 day program cleanse! Today we will be talking about unity and why this is so needed and important in our lives. Unity is needed in every community, every town, and every state! We also need unity in our spiritual communities in order for them to thrive … Continue reading 21 Day Program Cleanse- Day 17