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The Rise Of The Rede
A Change In Emphasis The Wiccan Rede currently enjoys an extremely visible role in Paganism. As of this writing, a browser search using the term "Wiccan Rede" will generate no less than 4,000 listings. Go to a specific Web site with a "basics...
Paganism & Wicca >> The Wiccan Rede
A View on the Wiccan Rede
I was listening to radio evangelist Bob Larson talk to a witch on his radio show. The witch mentioned the Wiccan Rede "as you harm none, do as you will." He snorted and ridiculed the idea that such a simple idea could be a legitimate basis for...
Paganism & Wicca >> The Wiccan Rede
Wiccan Mysteries
My best friend asked, "So explain this Wiccan Mystery to me about drums". Now I have never equated the term Wiccan Mystery and drums together before. I have been working on some Mysteries this week, coincidentally. Actually, some of the God...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Principles of Wiccan Belief
In the spring Witchmeet held April 1974 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Councel of American Witches adopted this statement entitled "The Principles of Wiccan Belief." The statement was created in hopes to bring awareness to the general public as well...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Aspects of Religion: A Wiccan Viewpoint
Among early Pagans, religion was a fact taken for granted, "requiring no explanation." There was no need to define religion because religion was a part of each persons being. "We have not yet encountered in Egyptian and Babylonian literature a...
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Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Pagan Holidays for the Southern Hemisphere
Many of the readers of RealMagick hail from the Southern Hemisphere. For them, the standard progression of the seasons is shifted... I.e. they are celebrating spring in Brazil, when those of us in the Northern Hemisphere are celebrating Fall. Clearly the "...
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Wicca Beliefs & Practices
Wiccan Holidays. [4]. • 8 Major Holidays (Sabbats).
Eight Sabbats of Witchcraft - www hermetics org
In fact, if truth be known, the holiday of Christmas has always been more Pagan than Christian, with it's associations of Nordic divination, Celtic fertility rites, and ...
Almanac Holidays - The Witches' Almanac
A year is punctuated by annual holidays, holy days, festivals ... Sabbats are widely familiar but others like the Night .... pagan enchantments – a plant arousing.
The List of Religious Holidays Permitting Student Absence from
Apr 1, 2015 student absence from school because of religious holidays, the Commissioner of Education, with the approval ... Lammas (Christian and Wicca).
Believe it or not, Thanksgiving is as pagan as they come. Read on. If
We figured that our National holidays (July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, etc.) ... Thanksgiving, it too has been jettisoned along with the other pagan holidays.

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Wiccan words: A recap
Through this column, I have had the chance to learn and write about different Wiccan holidays, such as autumn solstice and Samhain. I've looked at political controversies — potential Planned Parenthood defunding, overmedication, mass shootings, and ...
Winter Solstice 2015: Facts About Pagan Yule Holidays, Wicca Traditions, Ties
GettyImages-460753632 A woman wearing a head torch forms a light trail across the standing stones during the evening of the winter solstice at the Castlerigg stone circle on Dec. 21, 2014, in Keswick, England.
Why the Bindi Isn't Indie
I can't take time off work for Gowri Habba and Ganesh Chaturthi because my boss thinks us Hindus have too many holidays. I can't ...
Paganism and Motherhood
March 6th this year is Mothering Sunday in the UK, an originally Christian holiday observed as part of Lent in honour of the mother of Jesus Christ, Mary. It is celebrated by non-Christians as well in the UK, and is a time to ...
What Christians And Pagans Have In Common During The Holidays
Many of the symbols that modern-day Christians associate with Christmas have pagan roots.

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Wicca, Wiccan Sabbats and Pagan Holidays Index
Index of Wiccan and Pagan Sabbats or Holidays, including Samhain, Yule, ...
Wiccan Holidays, Sabbats, & Rituals *
Wiccan holidays are based on the major solar and lunar events on the Wiccan Wheel of the Year. Wiccan rituals for the Sabbats celebrate the Sun's influence on ...
Wiccan Holidays: Celebrating the Sun on the Sabbats - For Dummies
Wiccan holidays, or Sabbats, are timed to the seasons and the Earth's natural rhythms. Sabbats celebrate the Earth's journey around the sun, called the Wheel of ...
Wiccan Annual Holidays : Witches Calendar - Holiday Insights
Witches and Warlocks have a right to enjoy holidays too. There are eight holidays on the Wiccan Calendar. These Wiccan holidays are called "Sabbats".
Wheel of the Year - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Among Wiccans, the festivals are also referred to as sabbats /ˈsæbət/, with Gerald .... Wiccan celebrations of this holiday are neither generally based on Celtic ...

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