The spiritual practice of using bones can be found in different cultures dating back thousands of years. The use of bones for magickal or spiritual purposes can be most commonly found in some practices of hoodoo, shamanism and folk spiritual traditions. As morbid as this may seem to some to use bones for … Continue reading What is Bone Magick and Bone Divination?
Baba Yaga is well known in Slavic mythology as the crone witch (often referred to as a hag.) She is most well known in the story of Vasilisa the Fair (sometime referred to as Vasilisa the Brave or Vasilisa the Beautiful) and Baba Yaga as a popular Russian folklore. Baba Yaga’s myths over … Continue reading Witchcraft and Healing with Baba Yaga
Autumn is a magickal time, perfect for witchcraft, as we approach the latter half of the year and closer to Mabon and Samhain. Witchcraft in autumn is the height of witch season as we approach Samhain and the harvest provides an assortment of ways to create autumnal magick. As the veil thins, we become … Continue reading Witchcraft in Autumn
Has a jar for a sugar spell ever broke? Have you ever had to put out a candle because of interruptions? Have you had a spell bottle or spell jar that leaked? What do you do then? When should you fix, repair, throw away or start over when it comes to spell … Continue reading Spell Jars, Spell Bottles and Candle Magick: When to fix, repair, throw away or start over?
Candle spells are some of the most effective forms of magick available to everyone. Magick using candles can be as simple or complex as you desire and can be worked in a few minutes, hours or even continuously over a few days. Colour is important when it comes to candle magick and spells, … Continue reading Colour Correspondences for Candle Magick and Spells
The dark moon phase is a time when some of the most potent moon magick and spells can be done to release, banish, hex/curse, break hexes/curses and communicate with spirits. Some magickal practitioners don’t recommend working with the dark moon phase due to the uncertain energy during this time. However, with proper understanding of … Continue reading Dark Moon Magick and Spells
It’s that time of year again, summer is officially quickly approaching. For many places, it means warmer or hotter temperatures and frequent storms or hurricanes. However, for many people, it can also mean a time to finally get outside and enjoy what the season has to offer. Summer can be hot and brutal at … Continue reading Witchcraft in Summer
In magickal, new age, pagan and witchcraft practices, the blue moon can be connected with planning and working on long-term goals set between one blue moon and the next. A blue moon is when there's a second full moon in a calendar month or the third moon in an astronomical season with four full … Continue reading Blue Moon Magick and Spells
From Samhain until Beltane, the Dark Goddess has her reign as she is commonly also associated with winter and the cold that it brings. In the modern age, this time of year is focused on festivities, festivals, parties and events to bring cheer and brighten the dark days of winter. However, for many people, this … Continue reading Winter Magick, Spells and Goddesses
Mabon is celebrated on the autumn equinox (around September 22 in the northern hemisphere / around March 20 in the southern hemisphere). This is the second of three harvest festivals (the other two are Lammas/Lughnasadh and Samhain) which during this time we begin to see the rewards and results of our hard work that … Continue reading Ways to Celebrate Mabon