By Raymond Buckland
Buckland's whole booklet of Witchcraft has encouraged and guided numerous scholars, coven initiates, and solitaries all over the world. considered one of sleek Wicca's such a lot suggested books, this entire textual content encompasses a step by step path in Witchcraft, with photos and illustrations, rituals, ideals, heritage, and lore, in addition to guide in spellwork, divination, herbalism, therapeutic, channeling, dreamwork, sabbats, esbats, covens, and solitary perform. The workbook layout contains examination questions on the finish of every lesson, so that you can construct an everlasting list of your religious and magical education. this entire self-study direction in glossy Wicca is a valuable classic―an crucial and depended on consultant that belongs in each Witch's library.
"A masterwork via one of many nice Elders of the Craft. Raymond Buckland has awarded a treasure trove of Wiccan lore. it's a legacy that would supply magic, good looks, and knowledge to destiny generations of these who search the traditional paths of the outdated Religion."―Ed Fitch, writer of Magical Rites from the Crystal Well
"I learn Buckland's entire ebook of Witchcraft with a lot excitement. This publication includes sufficient details and information for all techniques: the old, the philosophical, and the pragmatic . . . particularly wonderful, as a lot for the armchair fanatic as for the working towards occultist."―Marion Zimmer Bradley, writer of The Mists of Avalon
"Never within the heritage of the Craft has a unmarried publication proficient as many of us, spurred as many non secular paths, or conjured as a lot own probability as Buckland's entire publication of Witchcraft."―Dorothy Morrison, writer of The Craft
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Our backgrounds—both ethnic and social— differ drastically. It has frequently been acknowledged that there are lots of paths, yet all of them bring about a similar heart. With such a lot of paths, then, you can locate the correct one for you; the only direction you could go back and forth with ease and securely. To be of the main use to you, the data I provide during this book—the education you are going to get—is nondenominational. I take examples from varied traditions (e. g. , Gardnerian, Saxon, Alexandrian, Scottish), supplying you with either common info and specifics. this can be drawn from my greater than 20 years of lively participation within the Craft, and approximately two times that during the occult commonly. by the point you've gotten complete this education (presuming that you're taking it seriously), you may be the similar of the 3rd measure, in Gardnerian, or related culture. From there you could then, as i've got stated, cross directly to different, possibly extra particular education if you want, within the experience of being adapted to a specific culture. yet from this current paintings you will get all the fundamentals and construct from a great origin. it is a workbook . . . it truly is whatever you want to paintings via. accordingly, instead of chapters, i've got divided it into classes. on the finish of every lesson you can find workbook workouts and exam questions for every lesson. learn via each one lesson. learn and soak up. learn via or thrice if useful. return and pay specified recognition to whatever you discover was once now not simply absorbed. if you are ultimately proud of what you will have realized, resolution the exam questions. solution on your personal phrases, with out referring again to the textual content. during this means one can find what has sunk in and what has now not. don't cross directly to the subsequent lesson until eventually you're blissful with the former one. solutions to the questions are to be present in appendix B. The e-book has been rigorously prepare in particular order. don't try and leap forward to “more interesting” classes . . . you could good locate that you just do not need the mandatory fundamentals for them! if you have rigorously labored in the course of the complete publication, then would be the time to return and dip into it as a refresher. This booklet relies at the very winning Seax-Wica seminary direction that was once loved via over one thousand scholars world wide. From that have, i do know that the formulation works, and works good. i'd hasten so as to add that whereas in response to that direction, this current paintings isn't the similar direction. The Seax-Wica direction was once designed in particular for the Saxon culture; this isn't. there's a few duplication of the extra common Craft fabric, convinced, yet now not sufficient previous scholar of the seminary path couldn't additionally get pleasure from this publication. So, when you are a major pupil of Witchcraft, or Wicca, both as a would-be practitioner or as one in basic terms academically , then I welcome you. i'm hoping you get as a lot out of this fabric as did my earlier scholars. shiny advantages. LESSON ONE The heritage and Philosophy of Witchcraft earlier than particularly stepping into what Witchcraft is, might be we should always have a look again at what it was—the heritage of it.