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Beltaine Rituals & Reference

Beltaine – May Eve Various works from: Tryskelion

Beltaine is one of two Celtic fire festivals, a cross-quarter sabbat, and is sometimes referred to as Cetsamhain, meaning “opposite Samhain,” because it falls opposite to Samhain in the Wheel of the Year. Likewise, where Samhain is a festival recognizing and honoring the necessity of Death, Beltaine . . . → Read More: Beltaine Rituals & Reference

The Chocolate Ritual

Copyright 1993, John Shepard, Performed at Dragonfest, August 1993

Materials required: On the altar there are brown candles; a Tootsie Roll (the great big one -as the athame;) a large glass with milk in it, (the chalice;) A small dish of Nestle’s Quik and a spoon; a small dish of chocolate sprinkles; a plate of . . . → Read More: The Chocolate Ritual

Tools for Ritual

Ritual Tools From: Tryskelion

Ritual tools are used for many reasons. They aid us in focusing our concentration, and assist us in visualization exercises. Ritual tools can help us to quickly set the aura of a “world outside this world,” and their symbolic meanings can give comfort during trying times.

One of the most important . . . → Read More: Tools for Ritual

The Great Rite

The Great Rite

By Janet and Stewart Farrar From: Eight Sabbats For Witches, Robert Hale 1983

Symbolic

Preparation: the chalice should be filled with wine. A veil of at least a yard square is needed preferably of a Goddess color such as blue, green, silver, or white.

The Coven, except for the High Priestess . . . → Read More: The Great Rite

The 10 Big Beginner Wicca Mistakes and Pitfalls

The 10 Big Beginner Mistakes and Pitfalls Craft Basics By: Keitha (FireWind) href=”http://www.glasstemple.com/basics/index.php?conjure=topten_pitfalls”target=”_blank”>The Glass Temple

You’ve made them, I’ve made them, we’ve all seen them.. the dreaded ‘beginner fluffy bunny mistakes’. These are the common mistakes that all beginners make at some point and other Wiccans groan at. These are the pitfalls that we have . . . → Read More: The 10 Big Beginner Wicca Mistakes and Pitfalls

The Chants Page

WiccanWeb.ca Chants Page Maintained and collected by Achriel

Ok this list is not a complete list of every chant I’ve heard of or received, it’s more like a list of chants I’ve heard used or people I know have heard and really liked. There is no danger of this list becoming the ‘be all and . . . → Read More: The Chants Page

The Charge of the God

The Charge of the God Author Unknown

Listen to the Words of the Horned God, Who was of old called among men: Adonis, Tammuz, Dianus, Herne, Bran, Beli, Lugh, Gwyn, Dionysus, Osiris, Cernunnos, Pan, And by many other Names.

O Secret of Secrets, That art hidden in the being of all that . . . → Read More: The Charge of the God

The Charge of the Goddess

The Charge of the Goddess By Doreen Valiente

Whenever ye have need of any thing, once in the month, and better it be when the moon is full, then shall ye assemble in some secret place and adore the spirit of She, who is Queen of all witches.

There shall ye assemble, . . . → Read More: The Charge of the Goddess