Monday, January 17, 2022
Druids practicing magic in the forest.

Magic in Druidry

Druidry is often viewed as a magical discipline. While this is true, to an extent, there's a big difference in the way magic is...
What is Paganism? A guide to Paganism for beginners.

Paganism For Beginners: What is Paganism?

Paganism, as a concept, is an ever-changing target. Originally, the term came from the Latin "paganus," meaning a rustic country-dweller, and was used as...
An old shaman man teaching shamanic practices and rituals.

Shamanic Practices & Rituals

The shaman lives a dualistic existence. Perpetually half in the mundane world, and half in the world of spirit, they serve as liaisons between...
Magic rocks of the ancient druids at a worship site for ancient druidism.

Ancient Druidism: Who Were the Ancient Druids?

When you hear the word "druid," a lot of images probably come to mind -- old men with staffs and robes, Stonehenge, and the...
A shaman during a shamanic soul retrieval.

Shamanic Soul Retrieval

Trauma impacts every facet of a person's being. From the physical to the emotional, a single traumatic event can be the seed that grows...
A native american shaman practicing shamanism.

Shamanism For Beginners: What is Shamanism?

Shamanism is a worldwide phenomenon. All across the globe, different cultures evolved remarkably similar ways of interacting with their environment and the spirit world...
A shaman exploring shamanic worlds and shamanic realms

Shamanic Realms: A Guide to Shamanic Worlds

Shamans live with one foot in the mundane world, and one in the world of spirits. This parallel realm is called non-ordinary reality. One...
A shaman practicing shamanic journeying.

Shamanic Journeying

Throughout history, shamans have acted as the interface between the spirit and mundane worlds. Shamans keep an eye on the physical, emotional, and spiritual...
A book about witchcraft and wicca sitting on a table.

Wicca & Witchcraft Books For Beginners

One of the best ways to expand your knowledge of the Craft is by reading. It's often suggested that new witches read everything they...
Tripple goddess symbol used in Celtic Witchcraft.

Celtic Witchcraft

Celtic witchcraft is a practice that uses Celtic lore and folk magic as its basis. This blends well with the basic structure and ritual...
Spell books and herbs used by eclectic wiccans.

Eclectic Wicca

If you ask ten witches what Wicca is, you're likely to get ten different answers. Nowhere is this more true than in eclectic Wicca....
Tools used in a Shamanic healing ceremony.

Shamanic Healing

Shamans serve a lot of roles within their communities. It's a life path that comes with considerable sacrifices of time and energy -- not...
A book of shadows used in Gardnerian Wicca surrounded by natural green leaves.

Gardnerian Wicca

Gardnerian Wicca is often regarded as the earliest created Wiccan tradition, and forms the basis for almost all others types of Wicca. It's named...
A natural candle magic ceremony in Dianic Wicca.

Dianic Wicca

Dianic Wicca is a type of witchcraft that exclusively celebrates the divine feminine, and is named for the Roman goddess Diana. There are two...
Orange fire flames at night during an elemental witchcraft ceremony.

Elemental Witchcraft

Most witchcraft follows some form of earth-based framework, meaning that it draws power and inspiration from the natural world. While some forms invoke or...
A book of shadows used in Alexandrian Wicca surrounded by crystals, herbs and candles.

Alexandrian Wicca

The Alexandrian Wiccan tradition was among the first offshoots of Gardnerian Wicca. Started by Alex and Maxine Sanders in the 1960s, Alexandrian Wicca has...
A spiritual seeker practicing modern shamanism, also known as neoshamanism.

Neoshamanism: Modern Shamanism

The word "shaman" has a long, convoluted etymological history. One story says that it comes from the Sanskrit sramana-s, which referred to an ascetic...
Shamanism vs Druidism

Shamanism vs Druidism: What’s the Difference?

Historically, shamans and druids both occupied places of honor in their societies -- shamans as healers, diviners, and liaisons between their communities and non-ordinary...
Nature connection in Wicca and Druidry, sometimes known as Druidism.

Wicca vs Druidry: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to nature-based spirituality, Wicca and Druidry are the two religions most people think of immediately. However, while they do both have...
Wicca deities, gods and goddesses

Wiccan Deities

Wicca is a polytheistic religion, though the form of that polytheism can vary from individual to individual. This means that they worship and work...