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Pronunciation of Wiccan Terms

Pronunciation How Do I Say This Stuff (And not look foolish)? By: Keitha (Firewind) From: The Glass Temple

FESTIVALS & SABBATS:

Beltane: BEL-tayn

Imbolc: IM-bolc

Lammas: LA-mas

Litha: LIH-tha

Mabon: MA-bon

Ostara: o-STAR-ra

Samhain: SOW-in (as in “cow”), or sometimes sew-WIN

Saturnalia: sat-er-nay-lee-ah

Yule: yool

GENERAL WORDS:

Athame: AH-tha-may or ah-THA-may

Besom: BEH-som

Centaurs: sen-torz

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Coven Offices

Coven Offices

Leadership in a mixed coven:

High Priestess – Coordinates ritual leadership, counseling, teaching, and administration duties, in company with the High Priest. Chief representative of the Goddess energies at rituals. Badge of office: crescent Moon crown or coronet of candles. High Priest – See above. Chief representative of the God energies at rituals. . . . → Read More: Coven Offices

Coven Leadership

Coven Leadership

Looking at yourself before you go a step further, take a good long look at your desires, motivation and skills. What role do you see yourself playing in this new group? “Ordinary” member? Democratic facilitator? High Priestess? And if the last — why do you want the job?

The title of High Priestess . . . → Read More: Coven Leadership

Physics of Visualization

Physics and the Basic Principle of Visualization Magick by Dan

Introduction:

For starters, I would like to say a few things about myself to set the record straight. I have a Masters degree in Quantum Field Theory, am working on my PhD in the same, and am a practicing, if tyro, shaman. I have read . . . → Read More: Physics of Visualization

What Is Magick

What Is Magick By David Rankine © copyright 1999, 2000, 2001 David Rankine

What is magick? Forget all the fallacies and stereotypical pre-conceptions taught to you out of fear and ignorance and approach this question with an open mind. You will probably find it is not what you have been taught to think. Magick has . . . → Read More: What Is Magick

The Laws

The Laws

YOUR HIGH PRIESTESS

In the Magic Circle, the words, commands and wishes of the High Priestess are Law. She is the earthly representative of our gracious Goddess. She is to be obeyed and respected in all things. She is our Lady and, above all others, a Queen in the highest sense of the . . . → Read More: The Laws

Glossary of Wiccan Terms (intermediate)

Glossary Of Terms Commonly Used In Wicca

By Rowan Moonstone And Durwydd Mactara

AKASHA- the spiritual ether (or Aether); the omnipresent fifth occult element which embraces the other four- earth, air, fire, and water; and from which they stem. This is the realm of “pattern” or causality, from which the realm the normally thought of . . . → Read More: Glossary of Wiccan Terms (intermediate)

Profile on Shamanism

Shamanism Created by Nikoletta Theodoropoulos For the Religious Movements Homepage

Group Profile

Name: ShamanismFounder: No individual founder/ Discoverer: Marco Polo and other travelers in Siberia..Date of Birth: As early as the beginning of the New World. 1950.Birth Place: Siberia and Central Asia.Year Founded: unknown.Sacred or Revered Texts: No text, rather knowledge is gained by the . . . → Read More: Profile on Shamanism

Profile on Qabalah

Qabalah/Kabbalah Prepared by Erin Ghelber For the Religious Movements Homepage

Profile Report

Full name of the group: Qabalah (modern “cultic” spelling, also known as Hermetic Qabalah), Kabbalah (traditional Jewish spelling), Cabala (Christian spelling). All of these spellings are merely transliterations of the word in Hebrew. Therefore, one spelling is not necessarily right over another, but . . . → Read More: Profile on Qabalah

New Age Transformed

New Age Transformed By J. Gordon Melton For the Religious Movements Homepage

Introduction

The term New Age refers to a wave of religious enthusiasm that emerged in the 1970s and swept over the West through the 1980s only to subside at the end of the decade. As with other such enthusiastic movements, however, it did . . . → Read More: New Age Transformed