An ABC of Witchcraft Past and Present by Doreen Valiente

By Doreen Valiente

What's the dating of the Bible to Witchcraft? What are Fairies, and Magical Alphabets? What have been the hyperlinks among Druidism and Witchcraft? An ABC of Witchcraft covers those topics and plenty of extra from the well-informed and delicate point of view of working towards witch, Doreen Valiente.Arranged in alphabetical order for simple reference, the publication discusses over one hundred twenty five topics that can drawback someone wishing to grasp extra approximately this old pagan faith. different subject matters contain Atlantis, Witches' Familiars, Dancing, fireplace Magic, Flying Ointments, Horses and Witchcraft, Initiations, Love Charms, Royalty and its reference to witchcraft, etc., etc., with as much as numerous pages on each one subject.Both the layman and skilled practitioner will locate this booklet relaxing and fascinating!Over 30,000 offered!

Show description

Read or Download An ABC of Witchcraft Past and Present PDF

Best esoteric, mystery books

I Believe

During this publication Lobsang Rampa will inform of an individual who commits suicide, precisely what occurs, and the way they must pay off the debt which could span many lives - whenever stipulations getting more durable and more durable in the event that they fail to profit from their error. someone considering suicide may still learn this prior to taking such drastic motion.

The Light of Egypt volume II

Reprint version 1963 of 1889 unique first version by means of Religio-Philosophical Publishing residence of San Francisco, California.

Additional resources for An ABC of Witchcraft Past and Present

Example text

See REINCARNATION. ) Between earthly incarnations, witches believe the soul rests in the Land of Faery, a pagan paradise like the Celtic Tir-Nan-Og, the Land of the Young. Many references to this pagan otherworld can be found in British and Celtic legend. It is a very different place from the Christian heaven, involving no harps, haloes nor golden gates, but a country like the old dreams of Arcady. It is conceived of as being, not somewhere 'up above', but in another dimension co-existing with the world we can see with mortal sight.

Paracelsus, the great occultist of the Middle Ages, pre­ dicted the discovery of other planets, telling his contemporaries that "there were some stars that had not yet cast their rays" . I t has been objected t o astrology that i t i s founded upon the ancient ideas of astronomy, which pictured the earth as the centre of the universe, and the sun and all the planets and stars as revolving around it. Today, the critics say, these notions are all exploded ; so astrology must perish with them. However, astrology always has been based upon the apparent motions of the heavens, as seen by us on earth.

Beyond are vaster realms ; and in these the witch seeks to venture. This, again, involves a further belief, namely that human beings have more senses than the usual reckoning of five. By means of these innate psychic capacities, the realms beyond the physical are contacted. These powers, say the witch, are perfectly natural ; but latent and inactive in the majority of people. They are powers that have become overlaid and hidden by the artificialities of civilisation ; but they can be reawakened.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.47 of 5 – based on 26 votes