The Wicca Handbook by Eileen Holland

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The Wicca Handbook is both a tutorial for new witches and an exceptionally well-organized reference book for experienced practitioners. It guides us through the first steps in becoming a witch and explores many Wiccan traditions, initiations, and magical practices. The Wiccan year-the eight Sabbats-along with many of its rituals and ceremonies are examined. Holland also provides the background of every facet of witchcraft, such as spells for every occasion, psychic protection, numerology, basic astrology, and the lore of stones, metals, candles, animals, and much more.

High Priestess Eileen Holland's helpful guide is rooted in practicality and intended as a working handbook, not a simple beginner's guide. The information is rich; clear directions are given, and its range of content is extensive. Spells, circles, crystals, and color magic, herbs, health, and healing are all covered with abundant direction on how to do it, when to do it, and suggestions for seeking guidance from the deities. Those who have been on their path for a few years will find this a great reference book to refer to time and again.

 

About Eileen Holland

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Eileen Holland is a solitary eclectic witch, a Wiccan priestess who calls her path Goddess Wicca. She is the author of several books about magick and witchcraft, including Spells for the Solitary Witch and the best-selling The Wicca Handbook. Eileen is the webmaster of www.open-sesame.com, a popular long-running Wiccan web-site. She lives in upstate New York. Raymond Buckland is the author of more than fifty books on occult, witchcraft and the paranormal including Buckland’s Complete Book of Witchcraft, Buckland’s Book of Spirit Communications and The Spirit Book. He has been the subject of numerous articles and interviews in such publications as The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, and The Los Angeles Times, and has contributed articles to magazines, including Fate and The National Spiritualist Summit. Over the years he has appeared on numerous television and radio talk shows both in the United States and abroad, and is known as “The Father of American Wicca.” Visit him at: www.raymondbuckland.com
 
Published October 1, 2008 by Weiser Books. 320 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Non-fiction

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