Tag Archives: Witchcraft

Glossary of Witchcraft

Witchcraft is the use of certain powers, said to be supernatural. A woman practising witchcraft is called a witch, a man practicing it is known as a witch but can also called by outsiders as a wizard or a sorcerer. Very often, such people have a knowledge of the pharmaceutical effects of certain herbs or shrubs. They then use this ...

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Firesilk's Wicca Lectures

Firesilk’s Wicca Lectures is a growing online course in Wicca, comparable to what one might receive with a face-to-face apprenticeship in a coven. The course is presented with a self-study guide and covers the Gods and Goddesses of several mythos, and practical how-to’s on esbats, sabbats, magick and spell-casting, meditation, divination and self-help. Unfortunately it is not complete yet …. ...

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Which Witch is Which Find Out Here

Witchcraft, Occult World Is this the first time you’ve seen this many pagans together? Well, you’re in for a deflowering, young earth-worshipper, and you’ve come to the right place. However, you should realize that there are many, many types of pagans. We old farts just had to keep making the rounds until we either found a group that wouldn’t kick ...

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Ever Wonder About the Thermodynamics of Hell

Ever Wonder About the Thermodynamics of Hell Witchcraft, Occult World     The Thermodynamics of Hell A true story: A thermodynamics professor had written a take home exam for his graduate students. It had one question: “Is hell exothermic or endothermic? Support your answer with a proof.” Most of the students wrote proofs of their beliefs using Boyle’s Law or ...

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Cult, Occult, Witchcraft Are They Really the Same

Cult, Occult, Witchcraft Are They Really the Same Witchcraft, Occult World     Cults are religious fractions in which there is one or two absolute, totalitarian leaders who claim to possess the one true knowledge to salvation. Cults preach unorthodox, fanatic dogma which usually works parallel to, but not with, a well established religion (so to gain more followers, since ...

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Wheel of the Year – Ostara

Date/Name: March 21, 1998 holds the date for the next Sabbat: Ostara (pronounced “o-STARH-uh”) or Lady Day is the beginning of Springtide, and once again day and night stand in balance. (September 21 in southern hemisphere.) Background Information: This minor Sabbat celebrates the Vernal Equinox and the blessed coming of SPRING! After we’ve managed to freeze our various appendages off ...

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Wheel of the Year – Samhain

Date/Name: October 31, 1997 holds the date for the next Sabbat: Samhain (pronounced “sow-EN”) or Hallowmas is the Celtic New Year. (April 30 in southern hemisphere.) Background Information: Samhain is the final harvest festival and marks the Celtic New Year. This festival is one of the only surviving holidays of our ancestral culture, many of its traditions shining through into ...

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Wiccan Holidays – Wheel of the Year

What is the Wheel of the Year? The Wheel of the Year marks the Sun’s journey across the sky, the solstices, equinoxes and the Earth’s changing seasons. Each spoke of the wheel marks an important moment of progression and change in the Earth and in accord with that progression a celebratory festival is aligned. Origins of the Festivals The four ...

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Wiccan Poetry

We at Occult World just love good poetry. We thought there should be page for wiccans to share our thoughts through creative poetry. We hope you like this page and if you would like to add your own, please feel free to email us : Our email is occultworld.com@gmail.com. Enjoy the Poems : Back to Witchcraft Back to Home

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The Oldest History of Lilith

Lilith first appears in text form in “The Hullupu Tree,” on a clay tablet dated to c.a. 2500 BC. In this story we see the goddess Inanna as a child who pulls a hullupu tree (a kind of willow) from the banks of the flooded Euphrates. She plants it in her garden and tends to it until she comes of ...

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