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Pagan and Wiccan Symbols
In Paganism and Wicca, many traditions use symbols in ritual and magic. Learn about some of the most commonly seen Wiccan and Pagan symbols and their meanings.

Ostara Altar Gallery
Want to see what some of our readers have put on their Ostara altars? Check out this photo gallery for some great ideas! Page 11.

Ostara Altar Gallery
Want to see what some of our readers have put on their Ostara altars? Check out this photo gallery for some great ideas! Page 8.

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Host a Winter Solstice Party
Think you might want to host a winter solstice party to celebrate Yule with friends and family? Try these easy tips!

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5 Easy Decorating Ideas for Beltane
Need some quick and affordable decorating ideas for Beltane? Here are some tips on how to bring the season into your home!

Beltane Magic
Wondering about the magic of the Beltane season? Let's look at fertility, sex, garden magic and more!

10 Things to Stop Doing if You're Pagan
Are you a Pagan with bad habits? Consider these 10 simple things you should stop doing if you're a Pagan.

Stop Making Excuses
Are you a Pagan with bad habits? Consider these 10 simple things you should stop doing if you're a Pagan.

5 Mistakes New Pagans Make
Are you a Pagan with bad habits? Consider these 10 simple things you should stop doing if you're a Pagan.

Stop Ignoring Your Instinct
Are you a Pagan with bad habits? Consider these 10 simple things you should stop doing if you're a Pagan.

Stop Being Silent
Are you a Pagan with bad habits? Consider these 10 simple things you should stop doing if you're a Pagan.

Stop Neglecting the Natural World
Are you a Pagan with bad habits? Consider these 10 simple things you should stop doing if you're a Pagan.

Stop Judging
Are you a Pagan with bad habits? Consider these 10 simple things you should stop doing if you're a Pagan.

Stop Letting Others Think For You
Are you a Pagan with bad habits? Consider these 10 simple things you should stop doing if you're a Pagan.

Stop Accepting Mediocrity
Are you a Pagan with bad habits? Consider these 10 simple things you should stop doing if you're a Pagan.

Stop Wasting Time
Are you a Pagan with bad habits? Consider these 10 simple things you should stop doing if you're a Pagan.

Stop Assuming All Pagans Are the Same
Are you a Pagan with bad habits? Consider these 10 simple things you should stop doing if you're a Pagan.

9 Things New Pagan Leaders Need to Know
Are you new to Pagan leadership, or thinking about becoming a leader in the Pagan community? Here are a few things new leaders need to keep in mind.

Ten Bad Reasons to Be Pagan
People become Pagans or Wiccans for a variety of reasons. Most of those reasons are pretty good - but if yours appear on this list, you might want to rethink your whole spiritual journey and what you hope to get out of it.

Create a Pagan God or Goddess Altar
Have you ever thought about creating an altar celebrating the goddess or god of your tradition? Here are some tips on what to include.

Make a God/Goddess Altar - Symbols of the Divine
Have you ever thought about creating an altar celebrating the goddess or god of your tradition? Here are some tips on what to include.

Reader Tarot Reviews - Readers Review Tarot Decks
Wondering what Tarot deck you should use? Read what some of our readers had to say about their favorite Tarot cards, before you choose a deck.

Ten of Swords - Meaning of the Ten of Swords - What Does the Ten of Swords Mean?
When the Ten of Swords appears in a Tarot reading, what does it mean?

Page of Swords - Meaning of the Page of Swords - What Does the Page of Swords Mean?
When the Page of Swords appears in a Tarot reading, what does it mean?

Knight of Swords - Meaning of the Knight of Swords - What Does the Knight of Swords Mean?
What does it mean when the Knight of Swords shows up in a Tarot reading?

Queen of Swords - Meaning of the Queen of Swords - What Does the Queen of Swords Mean?
What is the meaning behind a Queen of Swords in a Tarot reading?

King of Swords - Meaning of the King of Swords - What Does the King of Swords Mean?
What is the significance of a King of Swords card in a Tarot reading?

Three of Swords - Meaning of the Three of Swords in Tarot
What does the Three of Swords mean in a Tarot reading?

Five of Swords - Meaning of the Five of Swords - What Does the Five of Swords Mean?
What does the Five of Swords mean in a Tarot reading?

Six of Swords - Meaning of the Six of Swords - What Does the Six of Swords Mean?
What does it mean when the Six of Swords appears in a Tarot reading?

Seven of Swords - Meaning of the Seven of Swords - What Does the Seven of Swords Mean?
What does it mean when the Seven of Swords appears in a Tarot reading?

Sword Cards Tarot Meanings
What do the Sword cards mean in Tarot? Let's take a look at the suit of Swords, and what it means when they appear in a reading.

Eight of Swords - Meaning of the Eight of Swords - What Does the Eight of Swords Mean?
What does the Eight of Swords mean when it appears in the Tarot cards?

Two of Swords - Meanings of Two of Swords in Tarot
What does the Two of Swords mean when it appears in the Tarot?

Four of Swords - What Does the Four of Swords Mean? - Meaning of the Four of Swords
What does the Four of Swords mean when it appears in a Tarot reading?

Nine of Swords - Meaning of the Nine of Swords - What Does the Nine of Swords Mean?
What does it mean when you find a Nine of Swords in a Tarot reading?

Tarot Deck Reviews - Tarot Card Reviews
Want to buy yourself a new Tarot deck? Be sure to check out our reviews to see if the one you like has been reviewed!

Are Renaissance Festivals Pagan?
Renaissance Faires and Festivals are always popular in the fall. Although not inherently Pagan, here's why you'll see a lot of us there.

Lammas Customs and Traditions
Lammas, or Lughnasadh, is a time rich in folklore and legend. Let's look at some of the customs and traditions associated with the first harvest.

Customs, Traditions and Folklore of Litha
Interested in learning about the history behind Litha, the summer solstice? Here are some of the Midsummer celebrations from around the world.

Customs, Traditions and Folklore of Litha
Interested in learning about the history behind Litha, the summer solstice? Here are some of the Midsummer celebrations from around the world.

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Magical Metals - Metal Correspondences
The use of metal in magic goes back a long time - let's look at seven metals, and how you can use them in magical workings.

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Rituals for the Summer Solstice
Looking for rituals to help you celebrate the summer solstice? Here are some great ways to mark the spirituality of Litha, or midsummer, each year.

Veles - Slavic Storm God Veles
Veles is a Slavic god associated with storms, the underworld, and mischief. Find out why Veles is so important in Slavic folklore and mythology.

Introduction to Trickster Gods
Who are the trickster gods and goddesses? Many cultures have deities associated with deception, fraud, and mischief.

Wisakedjak - Native American Trickster God Wisakedjak
Wisakedjak appears in Cree and Algonquin folklore as a trickster. He is known as a deceiver and shapeshifter but often pulls his pranks for the benefit of mankind.

Anansi - West African Trickster God
Anansi the spider is a trickster god from West Africa. Let's look at some of the features of Anansi tales, and talk about why Anansi is so important in West African mythology.

Elegua - Yoruba God Elegua
Elegua is a Orisha found in Santeria, with his roots in Yoruban folklore. Let's look at why Elegua is important, and what sort of offerings he likes in ritual.

Eris - Greek Goddess of Discord
Eris is a Greek goddess associated with discord and mischief. Find out who Eris is, and why she gets the credit for starting the Trojan War.

Kokopelli - Hopi Trickster God Kokopelli
Kokopelli is a Hopi trickster god associated with both fertility and mischief. Let's look at what Kokopelli and his magic flute get up to!

Laverna - Roman Goddess of Thieves
Laverna was a Roman goddess known for swindling others out of things they valued. Learn about how Laverna became the patron goddess of thieves and fraudsters.

Loki - Norse Trickster God Loki
Loki was a well known prankster in Norse mythology. He brings about chaos and discord, and challenges the gods so they do not become complacent.

Lugh - Celtic Craftsman God
Lugh is a Celtic god of craftsmen and warriors, but in folk tales often appears as a hero an trickster. Let's see what Lugh is up to, and how he might be connected to mischievous leprechauns.

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Goddess Bedtime Prayers for Pagan Kids
Are you looking for bedtime prayers for your Pagan kids? Try some of these, to honor different deities or the earth itself when your little one goes to bed.

Psalm to Gaia
Are you looking for bedtime prayers for your Pagan kids? Try some of these, to honor different deities or the earth itself when your little one goes to bed.

More Pagan Kids Bedtime Prayers
Are you looking for bedtime prayers for your Pagan kids? Try some of these, to honor different deities or the earth itself when your little one goes to bed.

Bedtime Prayer to the God
Are you looking for bedtime prayers for your Pagan kids? Try some of these, to honor different deities or the earth itself when your little one goes to bed.

Bedtime Prayers for Pagan Kids
Are you looking for bedtime prayers for your Pagan kids? Try some of these, to honor different deities or the earth itself when your little one goes to bed.

Hold a Blessing Ritual for Donations
Has your group gathered up donations to help out a worthy cause? If so, why not perform this elemental blessing ritual to celebrate the contributions before you move them on to their destination?

Hold a Blessing Ritual for Donations
Has your group gathered up donations to help out a worthy cause? If so, why not perform this elemental blessing ritual to celebrate the contributions before you move them on to their destination?

Hold a Blessing Ritual for Donations
Has your group gathered up donations to help out a worthy cause? If so, why not perform this elemental blessing ritual to celebrate the contributions before you move them on to their destination?

Hold a Blessing Ritual for Donations
Has your group gathered up donations? If so, why not perform this elemental blessing ritual before you move them on to their destination?

Beehive - Household Magic - Using Non-Magical Items in Spellwork
Did you know you can use non-magical items from around your house and yard in magical workings? Lets take a look at some of the ways our readers have suggested using a beehive in spellwork and ritual!

Basic Divination
There are many different methods of divination out there, from reading bones and stones to swinging a pendulum for a yes or no answer. Here are some of the basic types of divination that people use - find one that works for you, and practice to develop your skills.

Omens and Symbols in Nature and Magic
In many cultures, there is a tendency to find symbolism in aspects of nature. Often, these symbols are interpreted as omens.

Gods of the Vine - Harvest Deities
When Mabon rolls around, the earth begins to die, and the gods of vegetation and vine are honored. Learn about some of the old customs of the season!

Paganism and Dietary Restrictions
A reader is worried that she might have to change her diet if she joins an all-vegan group. Are Pagans held to any sort of dietary restrictions?

Blood Moon - The October Full Moon
October's Blood Moon reminds us that winter is around the corner. It's also a time for spiritual growth, and divination.

What Is Kitchen Witchcraft?
The kitchen is the heart and hearth of many households. Let's look at the growing movement within modern Paganism known as kitchen witchery.

September's Full Moon, the Harvest Moon
In September, we celebrate the Harvest Moon. It's a time of hearth and home, as we prepare for the coming cold months of winter.

Samhain Ancestor Meditation
It's Samhain, and for many Pagans it's time to commune with the ancestors. Use this simple meditation technique to call upon your kinfolk.

Samhain Crafts and Decorations
Samhain is a great time to decorate your house with symbols of the harvest season. Be sure to add ghosts, pumpkins and witches into the mix! Try your hand at graverubbing, candle making, and even building a circle of ghosts in your yard.

Samhain Magic - Divination, the Spirit World, and More
Samhain is a time to magic invoving the spirit realm, and communicating with the dead. It's a time to honor the cycle of life and death, as well. Here's where you'll find all sorts of information on magical workings that celebrate the Samhain season.

Samhain Rituals and Ceremonies - How to Celebrate Samhain
Looking for a ceremony or ritual to celebrate the Pagan sabbat of Samhain? Here's where you'll find a number of rituals, all of which can be adapted either for solitaries or a group.

Samhain Traditions and Customs - Halloween and Samhain
Ever wonder how Samhain and Halloween got mixed together? Or what the reason is behind trick or treating? Here's where we'll look at some of the customs and traditions behind the Samhain season!

How to Celebrate Mabon, the Autumn Equinox
Mabon is the festival of the autumn equinox, and it is when many modern Pagans honor the changing seasons, and celebrate the second harvest.

Should Pagans Celebrate Halloween?
A reader is concerned that there's a conflict between the silly fun of Halloween and the more somber spiritual aspects of Samhain.

Dia de los Muertos - Mexico's Day of the Dead
In Mexico, many people celebrate the Day of the Dead. How did this holiday evolve as a blend of old Pagan customs and modern Christian tradition?

Savory Pumpkin Soup Recipe for Samhain
Do you love the taste of pumpkins? Blend a batch of savory pumpkin soup for your Samhain celebration - and serve it right inside the pumpkin!

Make an Apple Garland
This easy apple garland is a great decoration for your home. Make one in time for Samhain, an bring the scents of fall in for the celebration!

Spirit Guide Warning Signs
Many people believe they have spirit guides. But what are some of the warning signs you should look for when dealing with otherworldly beings?

Pagans and Death
For many modern Pagans, there is a somewhat different philosophy on death and dying than what is seen in the non-Pagan community. Let's look at some Pagan perspectives on death and dying, as well as the afterlife.

Pagans and Death
For many modern Pagans, there is a somewhat different philosophy on death and dying than what is seen in the non-Pagan community. Let's look at some Pagan perspectives on death and dying, as well as the afterlife.

Pagans and Death
Pagans often see death differently than their non-Pagan friends. Let's look at some Pagan perspectives on death and dying, as well as the afterlife.

Celebrate the God & Goddess at Samhain
In some Wiccan traditions, people choose to honor the God and Goddess, rather than focusing on the harvest aspect of the holiday.

Tricks or Treating History
We all love to trick or treat each year, but how did this custom evolve? Find out where it came from-- and why it's a multi-million dollar industry!

Samhain Folklore, Superstitions and Legends
There are a number of legends and bits of folklore associated with Samhain. Let's look at some of the superstitions surrounding Samhain and Halloween.

Make a Straw Man for Samhain - Create Your Own King of Winter
Make this straw man at Samhain as part of your ritual, and then bring him into your home to watch over your hearth over the coming winter months.

Butternut Squash & Apple Casserole Recipe
Fall is a great time of year to use squash and apples in your cooking. Why not combine the two into this delicious casserole for Samhain?

Bat Magic and Legends
In many parts of the world, bat's are associated with magic. Let's look at the legends and myths surrounding these nocturnal flyers.

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Recipe
Celebrate the Samhain season with this delicious pumpkin cheesecake recipe - it will be a big hit at your Samhain dinner!

Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls Recipe
A Mexican tradition that's always popular is to make sugar skulls. Here's how to make your own and decorate them for the season.

Pumpkin Candles
Everyone loves candles, and with Samhain coming you can make them from small pumpkins and squashes. Make this fun and easy craft in just a few steps.

Pumpkin Candles
Everyone loves candles, and with Samhain coming you can make your own candles out of small pumpkins and squashes. Learn how to do this fun and easy craft in just a few steps.

Pumpkin Candles
Everyone loves candles, and with Samhain coming you can make your own candles out of small pumpkins and squashes. Learn how to do this fun and easy craft in just a few steps.

Pumpkin Candles
Everyone loves candles, and with Samhain coming you can make your own candles out of small pumpkins and squashes. Learn how to do this fun and easy craft in just a few steps.

9 Spooky Poems for Samhain
Samhain night is a great time to sit around a fire telling spooky stories. Check out this collection of classic scary poems to read alone or out loud.

Gods and Goddesses of Death and the Underworld
In many cultures, gods of the underworld and death are celebrated during the harvest time. Learn about these deities who preside over the dead.

Make A Grave Rubbing!
Gravestone art became popular during the Victorian era. You can use rubbings from headstones as a decoration in your home, but you also need to be sure to follow a few simple guidelines.

Make A Grave Rubbing
You can use rubbings from headstones as a decoration in your home, but you also need to be sure to follow a few simple guidelines.

Are Vampires Part of Wicca? - Pagan Religions and Vampires
A reader ask why there are no vampires in Wiccan books. Although vampires aren't part of Paganism, there's still some great fiction to read.

How to Make an Ancestor Altar Cloth
Many Pagans use ancestor worship as part of their practice. A great way to reconnect with your ancestors spiritually is to create an ancestor altar cloth.

Make an Ancestor Altar Cloth
Many Pagans use ancestor worship as part of their practice. A great way to reconnect with your ancestors is to create an ancestor altar cloth.

Black Cat Superstition, Folklore, and Legends
Ever wonder about the superstition of black cats being bad luck? How did these feline lovelies become part of the Halloween and Samhain traditions?

Kitchen Witch Craft Project
Make a cute kitchen witch to watch over your home and hearth when the autumn harvest rolls in!

Samhain Ritual for the Harvest's End
Samhain is known as the Witch's New Year. You can celebrate it as the end of the harvest, and honor the return of the darkness.

Chrysanthemum Folklore & Magic
Are you growing chrysanthemums in your garden for fall? These bright beauties have a rich folkloric history - use them in magic all season long!

Samhain Spirit Incense Blend
This harvest-scented blend of incense is perfect for burning during your Samhain seance, divination session, or any autumn workings.

The Tradition of Nut Crack Night
In parts of Europe, the Samhain season brings Nut Crack Night. It's a perfect time to do some divination, and see what the future may hold.

Family and Relationships
Learn about kid-friendly Pagan and Wiccan rituals, ceremonies for Pagan families, how to celebrate the Pagan holidays with children, dealing with friends and family who question your parenting abilities, your rights as a Pagan or Wiccan parent, and how to talk to teachers about sensitive issues.

Samhain Cooking: Mix Up Some Magic at Halloween
Whether you're having a traditional Halloween party, or a more spiritual Samhain celebration, there are a ton of great recipe ideas you can use to celebrate! Be sure to check out our recipes for drinks and beverages, snacks, and harvest-themed dishes.

Owl Magic and Folklore - Legends and Mythology
Owls have featured in folklore and legend for a long time. Here are some of the most popular tales of owl magic and mythology.

Pagan Treat Bags for Samhain
Are you hosting a Samhain celebration for kids? Here's how you can make simple Samhain treat bags that celebrate Pagan spirituality.

Get Into the Garden at the Summer Solstice
Litha is the season of the summer solstice. Here are some great ways you can celebrate the sun with your kids!

Get Active at Litha, the Summer Solstice
Litha is the season of the summer solstice. Here are some great ways you can celebrate the sun with your kids!

Solar Crafts to Celebrate the Summer Solstice
Litha is the season of the summer solstice. Here are some great ways you can celebrate the sun with your kids!

Hold a Family Friendly Ritual at Litha
Litha is the season of the summer solstice. Here are some great ways you can celebrate the sun with your kids!

Have an Outdoor Adventure for Litha
Litha is the season of the summer solstice. Here are some great ways you can celebrate the sun with your kids!

How to Celebrate Samhain With Kids
Samhain is the season in which the earth begins to die and the night grows dark. Here are some great ways you can celebrate the season with your kids!

Set Up an Ancestor Shrine - Ancestor Altar
At Samhain, many Pagans honor their ancestors. You can make a small shrine to honor your ancestors, or turn it into an entire ancestor altar.

Samhain Divination
Samhain is a popular time for divination. Learn about some of the traditional methods of divination during the Samhain season.

Samhain Rite for Families with Children
Are you looking for a simple Samhain ritual you can perform with younger children? This one celebrates the theme of honoring the ancestors at Samhain.

Make a Felt Skull Garland for Samhain
Samhain is a time to celebrate the cycle of life and death, and skulls appear regularly. Add this simple felt skull garland to your decor.

Make a Skull Garland - Felt Skull Garland for Samhain
Samhain is a time to celebrate the cycle of life and death, and one symbol that appears regularly is the skull. This Day of the Dead inspired garland is one you can put together easily and hang around your home.

Make a Skull Garland - Felt Skull Garland for Samhain
Samhain is a time to celebrate the cycle of life and death, and one symbol that appears regularly is the skull. This Day of the Dead inspired garland is one you can put together easily and hang around your home.

Jack O'Lanterns
It's Samhain, and pumpkins are everywhere! Let's take a look at the history and folklore of the jack o'lantern tradition.

How to Make a Witch Bottle
The witch bottle is a magical tool that has been reported in use for centuries. It was usually made of pottery or glass, and included sharp objects.

Samhain Ritual to Honor the Forgotten Dead
Samhain is a time in which many Pagans honor their ancestors. For something a little different, celebrate Samhain by honoring the forgotten dead.

How to Hold a Dumb Supper
In many Pagan traditions, Samhain is celebrated with a Dumb Supper. Here's how you can host one, and invite the spirits to dine with you.

What Is a Spirit Guide?
Lots of people believe they have spirit guides - let's talk about some of the different types of spirit guides you might encounter.

All About Samhain - What is Samhain?
For Pagans, October 31 is known as Samhain. It's the Witches' New Year - a time for honoring those who have crossed over into the spirit world.

Spider Mythology, Legends and Folklore
Nearly all cultures have some sort of spider mythology, and folktales about these crawly creatures abound - let's look at some spider myths and legends.

Samhain Rite to Honor Animals
Man's relationship with animals has evolved over thousands of years. Take a moment to honor the animal spirits in a ritual for Samhain.

Samhain is Not a God
There's been a rumor going around for decades that Samhain is a Celtic death god. It's not - let's talk about what the Samhain celebration really is.

Ghost Poop - Rocky Road Mousse Dessert
Got a Samhain celebration coming up and you need something spooky for dessert? Whip up a batch of Ghost Poop!

Legend of the Samhain Needfire
In some of the Celtic countries, it became tradition to light a

Ancestor Worship & Veneration
The concept of ancestor worship is not a new one - let's look at how people the world over honor their ancestry.

Samhain Prayers - Prayers for the Samhain Sabbat
Looking for prayers to celebrate the Pagan sabbat of Samhain? Try some of these Samhain prayers, which honor the ancestors and celebrate the cycle of life, death and rebirth.

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Prayers for the Pagan Samhain Sabbat
Samhain is the Pagan sabbat known as the witches' new year. Use one of these simple prayers as part of your Samhain rituals.

How to Hold a Seance
Many Pagans communicate with the spirit world by way of holding seances. Before you have a seance of your own, there are a few things to keep in mind.

How to Get Rid of Unwanted Spirits
Got an extra entity hanging around? Made contact with a snarky spirit in a seance? Here are some tips on how to send them on their way.

Soul Cake Recipes for Samhain
Soul cakes were traditionally given out on Samhain to anyone who came to the door. Here's how to make soul cakes for your Samhain rituals.

Scrying Mirror: How to Make and Use One
Scrying is one of the oldest known forms of divination. You can make a scrying mirror and then use it to see what images and messages you may receive.

Make a Scrying Mirror - How to Use a Mirror for Scrying
Scrying is one of the oldest known forms of divination. You can make a scrying mirror and then use it to see what images and messages you may receive.

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Sacred Plants of the Samhain Sabbat
Samhain is associated with a number of plants for spiritual purposes. Let's look at some plants that are sacred to Samhain.

Setting Up Your Samhain Altar
Samhain. is a time to mark the endless, ongoing cycle of life and death. Here are some ideas for dressing up your altar for your Samhain celebrations.

History of the Pagan Samhain Sabbat
Samhain is celebrated October 31, the same night as Halloween. However, this Sabbat has roots that go back a long time.

5 Easy Samhain Decorations
Looking for some decorating ideas for Samhain, but don't want to spend a fortune? Try some of these ideas to get your house all ready for the Sabbat!

Samhain Cemetery Visit
Are you planning a cemetery visit as part of your Samhain celebrations? Here's how to plan a Samhain cemetery visit to honor the dead.

Mabon Rituals - Mabon Rites - Ceremonies for Mabon - Mabon Ceremonies
Depending on your individual spiritual path, there are many different ways you can celebrate Mabon, but typically the focus is on either the second harvest aspect, or the balance between light and dark. Here are a few rituals you may want to think about trying -- and remember, any of them can be adapted for either a solitary practitioner or a small group, with just a little planning ahead.

Mabon Traditions - Folklore and Customs of Mabon - Traditions of the Autumn Equinox
Interested in learning about some of the traditions behind the celebrations of September? Find out why Mabon is important, learn the legend of Persephone and Demeter, and explore the magic of apples and more!

Mabon Crafts
Autumn is a wonderful time to get crafty, thanks to the bright colors of the season. Make your own harvest candles, gourd rattles, and autumn God's Eyes to decorate your home for the coming Sabbat.

Mabon Magic - Magic of the Autumn Equinox - Fall Equinox Magic - Harvest Magic
Looking for information about the magic of the Mabon season? Mabon is a time rich in magic, all connected to the changing seasons of the earth. Why not take advantage of nature's bounty, and work a little magic of your own? Learn about apple magic, kitchen witchery, and the blessings of hearth and home!

Mabon Cooking - Recipes for Mabon
Looking for some seasonal cooking ideas for your Mabon celebration? Try some of our favorite fall-themed recipes!

Mabon Cooking: Magic From the Kitchen
Mabon is a holiday dedicated to family, feasting and friends. Try some of these great recipes from the About.com food channel, and get that autumn magic cooking! Apples, nuts, berries, vegetables, and warm comfort food are all staples of the fall equinox harvest holiday for Wiccans and Pagans.

Symbolism of the Stag in Modern Paganism
In many Pagan traditions, the stag takes on a level of mythical significance. Find out why this king of the forest appears in Pagan symbolism.

Baked Apples with Salted Caramel Sauce
Looking for a tasty way to use up all those apples you picked at Mabon? Try stuffing and baking them, and topping them with salted caramel sauce!

Mabon Craft Projects
Looking for simple craft projects to celebrate Mabon, the autumn equinox? Use the elements of the season to make easy crafts!

Mabon Balance Meditation Ritual
For many Pagans, the fall equinox means a time of harmony and balance, but if you're feeling off-kilter, this meditation will help get you on track.

Baked Apple Chips Recipes
Are you going apple picking for Mabon? Here are some of our favorite recipes to make baked apple chips for your Mabon feast!

Acorns and Oaks
Around Mabon, acorns are dropping from the oak trees everywhere. Find out why this tree and its seeds are important in many Pagan traditions.

Autumn Full Moon Group Ritual
Some Pagan groups tailor their full moon celebrations to the season. This autumn full moon ritual is designed for four or more people.

Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa (1486-1535)
One of the best known occult writers is Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa. His work Three Books About Occult Philosophy was an influence on later thinkers.

Herbal Butter - Herb Butter - Herb Butter Recipes
During the Mabon season, there are often plenty of herbs left in our gardens. Whip up some herbal harvest butter blends to celebrate the Mabon season.

Make Pokeberry Ink for Spells and Rituals
Want to make your own ink to use in magical workings? Try the toxic but lovely pokeberry, which blooms around Mabon each year!

Make Pokeweed Ink - How to Make Pokeweed Ink
Want to make your own ink to use in magical workings? Try the toxic but lovely pokeberry, which blooms around Mabon each year!

Make Pokeweed Ink - How to Make Pokeweed Ink
Want to make your own ink to use in magical workings? Try the toxic but lovely pokeberry, which blooms around Mabon each year!

Make Pokeweed Ink - How to Make Pokeweed Ink
Want to make your own ink to use in magical workings? Try the toxic but lovely pokeberry, which blooms around Mabon each year!

Demeter and Persephone
Demeter is one of the best known goddesses of the harvest. Find out why she and her daughter Persephone are so important to the harvest mythology.

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Buckeye Candy Recipe
The nut known as the Buckeye has long been associated with prosperity. Make a candy version, and share the magical bounty with your friends!

Mabon Incense Blend
Make this magical blend of harvest incense to use during your Mabon rites and ceremonies, and celebrate the scents of the season.

Dark Mother Bread Recipe
The goddess' aspect as the Dark Mother, the crone, is celebrated at Mabon. This dark honey wheat blend is perfect for your Mabon feast.

Egg Balancing on the Equinox
There's a popular trick of balancing an egg that many people like to do on the equinox. But is this equinox magic, or is it just basic science?

Mabon Prosperity Candles
Mabon is the second harvest festival, and a time to draw abundance into your life. Celebrate the blessings of the season with a bit of candle magic!

Celebrating the Fall Equinox Around the World
The fall equinox, or Mabon, has been observed by many cultures throughout history. Here are some ways that this mid-autumn Sabbat is celebrated.

Mabon Harvest Potpourri - Autumn Potpourri Mix
Do you love the smells of fall during the Mabon season? Try this easy blend of potpourri to make your house smell amazing at Mabon!

Organize a Food Drive
Mabon is the time of the autumn equinox. Here are some great ways you can celebrate the harvest season with your kids!

Visit An Apple Orchard
Mabon is the time of the autumn equinox. Here are some great ways you can celebrate the harvest season with your kids!

Celebrate Mabon With Kids
Mabon is the time of the autumn equinox. Here are some great ways you can celebrate the harvest season with your kids!

Celebrate the Hearth and Home at Mabon
Mabon is the time of the autumn equinox. Here are some great ways you can celebrate the harvest season with your kids!

Seasonal Crafts to Celebrate the Autumn Equinox
Mabon is the time of the autumn equinox. Here are some great ways you can celebrate the harvest season with your kids!

Get Outdoors for Mabon
Mabon is the time of the autumn equinox. Here are some great ways you can celebrate the harvest season with your kids!

Ten Ways to Celebrate Mabon
Looking for a way to celebrate Mabon, the second harvest Sabbat? Read on for some great ideas for you and your family to observe the autumn equinox.

Mabon Ritual to Honor the Dark Mother
Mabon is a time when the earth is dying a little each day, and we welcome the harvest. Honor the darker aspects of the Goddess with this ritual.

Make a God's Eye at Mabon
God's eyes are popular decorations to make in nearly every spiritual path. Make one for Mabon to hang in your home or to adorn your altar.

Apple Butter - Crockpot Apple Butter
Apple butter is a delicious treat, and you can preserve it to eat later on. Enjoy this tasty spread at your Mabon feast!

Host a Drum Circle
A drum circle is a great way to celebrate a Sabbat -- it's a chance to bring friends together, let off some steam, and raise some amazing energy.

Mabon Food Altar - Create a Food Altar for Mabon
Mabon is a sabbat of the second harvest - why not gather up goodies from the garden, and use them on your altar as part of your celebrations?

5 Easy Decorating Ideas for Mabon
Need some quick and affordable decorating ideas for Mabon, the autumn equinox? Here's how to bring the season into your home!

Hold a Mabon Apple Harvest Rite
This rite is designed for solitary Pagans, and uses the apple's five-pointed star as the focus. Honor the gods of your tradition with this ritual.

Squash Soup Recipe for Mabon
Mabon is the season of the second harvest, and a time when the nights are getting cool. Keep yourself warm with this hearty butternut soup recipe!

Origins of the Word Mabon
Where did the word Mabon come from, as applied to the autumn equinox? Let's look at some of the history behind the use of this name.

Setting Up Your Mabon Altar
Mabon is a day to celebrate the second harvest and the balance between dark and light. Here are some ways to decorate your altar for Mabon.

Mabon History: The Second Harvest
People have celebrated the autumn equinox for centuries. Learn how this second of the three harvest Sabbats has been celebrated around the world.

Tarot Readings & Moon Phases
Do you have to wait for a certain moon phase for a Tarot reading? Not necessarily - but it's possible that specific phases could impact the results.

The Roman Februalia Festival
As times and spiritual needs changed, different deities were honored during the celebration of Februalia, a time of purification and cleansing.

Mealtime Prayers
Think you can't say a blessing before a meal just because you're Pagan or Wiccan? Wrong! Check out these mealtime prayers and blessings that you can offer before you eat.

Pagan Meal Blessings & Prayers
If you're a Pagan who'd like to add a simple blessing into your mealtime routines, try one of these short prayers to kick off your feast.

How to Make Four Thieves Vinegar
Four Thieves Vinegar is an ingredient found in many folk magic spells. Make a jar of your own to keep on hand for different types of spellwork.

December's Long Nights Moon
December's cold brings us the Long Nights Moon, which is a good time to evaluate the ordeals and trials in our lives.

What is a Wiccaning?
A reader wants to know what a Wiccaning ceremony is, and if he has to hold one for his new baby right away.

The Ardanes - The Old Laws of Wicca
In the 1950s, Gerald Gardner presented his coven with guidelines he claimed came from ancient sources. But were they as old as he made them out to be?

Hold a Pagan Baby Naming Ceremony
Few things in life are as important as one's name, and for Pagan families, a naming ceremony is a joyful alternative to traditional baptisms.

How to Choose a Pagan Baby Name
Want to choose a baby name that reflects your family's beliefs? Before you name your child Fairypuddle, read about selecting a Pagan baby name.

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Books for Pagan & Wiccan Kids
There are a number of kids books that support Pagan-friendly values. Here's a list to get you started hunting for Pagan books for your little ones.

Archetype - What is an Archetype?
Sometimes, when discussing Pagan religions, we refer to archetypes. But what does the word actually mean? Let's look at a definition and examples.

Cailleach, the Ruler of Winter
Cailleach is known in parts of the Celtic world as the the bringer of storms in the winter months. She features prominently in mythology.

Teaching Kids About Paganism
The notion of teaching Pagan beliefs to children who are not our own can present a lot of issues. Let's talk about Paganism and minors.

Current Events and News
There are a number of current events and news stories of interest to Pagans. From religious freedom to court trials, from politics to lawsuits, here's where you'll find summaries of some of the top current events and news stories of interest to the Pagan community.

Celebrity Pagans and Wiccans
Are there any Hollywood celebrities who are openly Pagan? There are a few, but many more have been the subject of speculation.

Yule Prayers - Pagan Devotionals for Yule
Need a prayer or devotional for the Yule season? Here's where you'll find a wide variety! Includes prayers to the sun, thanks to the goddess, a reminder of why the cold and darkness are important, and more.

What Happens When a Tarot Reading Fails?
Ever do a reading for someone, and nothing makes any sense? It happens to a lot of readers, for a couple of different reasons - here's what to do.

Can Pagans Have Christmas Trees?
Just because you're celebrating Yule instead of Christmas doesn't mean you can't decorate a tree. Here's why a tree is actually a very Pagan thing!

Deities of the Winter Solstice
Cultures around the world have celebrated the winter solstice, and each has its own unique set of deities associated with the Yule season.

Hogmanay: Scotland's Winter Celebration
In Scotland, Hogmanay is even more important than Christmas. Evolved from Pagan celebrations of Yule, Hogmanay is observed just before the New Year.

Setting Up a Pagan Yule Altar
Yule falls at the time of the Winter Solstice. Use seasonal concepts and themes to represent the longest night of the year on your Yule altar.

Pomona, Roman Goddess of Apples
Pomona was an obscure Roman goddess, but she still has significance when it comes to the blooming of orchards and fruit trees.

Pagans and Self-Injury
Is self-harm, or self-injury, counter-intuitive to Wiccan and Pagan belief? Read more about Pagans who perform self-injuring behaviors.

Tips for Pagans With Preachy Family Members
It's bad enough to be evangelized at by strangers, but it's even worse when the people you love start preaching at you. So, what can you do?

How to Choose a Tarot Deck
There are literally thousands of Tarot cards out there to choose from... so how do you know which one to buy?

The Degree System
As you study Paganism, you may see the term

Does Harry Potter Practice Wicca?
Is Harry Potter Wiccan? Well, no, but you'd be surprised how much of JK Rowling's fictional world is based on real magical theory.

Solitary Yule Goddess Ritual
If you're a solitary practitioner, but still wish to hold a goddess-themed ritual for the winter solstice, this rite can be done by a single person.

Renaissance Faire Turkey Leg
One of the high points of going to a Renaissance Faire in the fall is the giant turkey legs. Make your own, for your Mabon celebration feast!

Hecate: Greek Goddess of Magic and Sorcery
Hecate has a long history as a goddess. Originally a goddess of childbirth and fertility, Hecate has evolved into a symbol of magic and sorcery.

Irish Cream Truffles
No Pagan holiday is truly complete without dessert, so why not whip up a batch of these tasty chocolate truffles to celebrate Imbolc?

How to Dispose of Magical Items
Wondering what to do with offerings or spell components? Let's look at a few different ways to get rid of items you've used for a magical purpose.

All About Beltane - What Is Beltane?
Beltane is a day to celebrate fertility, fire, and abundance. Learn about the history of this Sabbat, as well as ideas for rituals and celebrations.

Lilac Magic, Legends, and Folklore
Lilac flowers have a number of practical magical applications. Let's look at the magic, legends, and folklore of lilacs.

Dragon's Blood in Magic and Ritual
Some magical traditions include an ingredient called Dragon's Blood into spellwork and rituals. But what is it, and how is it used?

Magical Tools
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Magical Tools
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Hold a Farewell to Winter Ritual
Tired of the cold weather? At Imbolc, you can do this simple rite to say goodbye to winter, and encourage the spring thaw to come a bit sooner.

Lammas Folklore - Lughnasadh Folklore - Lammas Customs and Traditions
The early harvest and the threshing of grain has been celebrated for thousands of years. Here are just a few of the customs and legends surrounding the Lammas season.

The Aonach Tailteann Games
In Ireland, the Lammas season was celebrated with the Aonach Tailteann games. Let's take a look at this event, and see why it was so important.

Country Fairs and Harvest Celebrations - Lammas Celebrations
Around Lammas, country fairs and other early harvest celebrations became a popular custom. Find out how and why this late summer Sabbat was celebrated in rural areas.

Lammas Cooking - Recipes for Lammas (Lughnasadh)
Lammas is all about the bounty of the early harvest. Why not celebrate with a big feast? Nothing quite says Lammas Menu like bread and other grains, as well as early fall veggies like squash, or late summer fruits such as apples. Plan your Sabbat menu and have a delicious dinner to celebrate Lammas!

Lammas Magic - Lughnasadh Magic
Lammas is a time of excitement and magic. The natural world is thriving around us, and yet the knowlege that everything will soon die looms in the background. This is a good time to work some magic around the hearth and home.

Lammas Rites & Rituals - Lughnasadh Rites and Rituals - Celebrating Lammas or Lughnasadh
Looking for rites and rituals for your Lammas or Lughnasadh celebration? Here's where you'll find ways to celebrate the harvest, honor the gods of the fields, and pay tribute to the Celtic god Lugh.

Celebrating Lammas, August 1st
Lammas, also called Lughnasadh, falls at the beginning of the harvest season. Learn about traditions and rituals for celebrating this early harvest holiday.

Lammas/Lughnasadh Magic
Lammas, or Lughnasadh, is a time of magical energy in some traditions. Let's look at some of the seasonal magic of Lammas/Lughnasadh.

How to Make Buttered Chicken - Buttered Chicken Recipe
Buttered chicken is the perfect dish for your Lammas ceremony. It only take a few minutes to prepare, and it's delicious!

Lammas Rites & Rituals
Looking for rites and rituals for your Lammas or Lughnasadh celebration? Here's how to celebrate the Lammas sabbat with simple rituals.

Lammas/Lughnasadh Bread Recipe
What better way to celebrate Lammas than with a fresh loaf of bread? Bake this easy bread-man, and use him in rituals to honor the god of the grain.

Sunflower Magic, Legends, and Folklore
Sunflowers have been growing in North America for ages. Let's look at some of the magic and customs surrounding these sunny summer flowers.

Magical Banishing Spells and Rituals
In some Pagan traditions, banishing is used to get rid of someone, or something, you don't want around. Let's look at some of the basics of banishing.

Magical Banishing Ritual
In some Pagan traditions, banishing can be used to get rid of someone - or something - that you don't want hanging around. Let's look at some of the basics of banishing.

Banishing - What is Banishing?
In some Pagan traditions, banishing can be used to get rid of someone - or something - that you don't want hanging around. Let's look at some of the basics of banishing.

Using Animal Parts in Pagan and Wiccan Ritual
Why would anyone even consider using animal parts in ritual? There are actually a number of reasons, and it can be done in an ethical, humane manner.

The Pagan Wheel of the Year
As the eight Pagan Sabbats pass by, many people like to celebrate with rituals. Here are rituals to try as a group or as a solitary practitioner. Page 2.

A Year of Pagan Sabbat Rituals
As the eight Pagan Sabbats pass by, many people like to celebrate with rituals. Here are rituals to try as a group or as a solitary practitioner.

Native American Spirituality and Religion
Although Native American spirituality is not Neopagan, let's take a moment to look at some of the common themes found in Native American beliefs.

Magical Alphabets for Pagans
In some traditions, it's common to use a magical alphabet when writing in the Book of Shadows. Here are some of the best-known magical alphabets.

Magical Self-Defense and Protection
Think you've got a curse or a hex on you? Here's how to figure out what's going on, and what to do about it if you really are under magical attack.

Magical Self-Defense and Protection
Think you've got a curse or a hex on you? Worried that someone has attacked you magically? Here's how to figure out what's going on, and what to do about it if you really are under magical attack.

Holly Moon - Celtic Holly Moon Folklore - Celtic Tree Month of Holly
The Celtic tree calendar is based upon thirteen lunar months. Each is named for a letter in the Celtic alphabet. Learn about the thirteen tree months, and how they are used in magical workings.

Reed Moon - Celtic Reed Moon Folklore - Celtic Tree Month of Reed
The Celtic tree calendar is based upon thirteen lunar months. Each is named for a letter in the Celtic alphabet. Learn about the thirteen tree months, and how they are used in magical workings.

Elder Moon - Celtic Elder Moon Folklore - Celtic Tree Month of Elder
The Celtic tree calendar is based upon thirteen lunar months. Each is named for a letter in the Celtic alphabet. Learn about the thirteen tree months, and how they are used in magical workings.

Hazel Moon - Celtic Hazel Moon Folklore - Celtic Tree Month of Hazel
The Celtic tree calendar is based upon thirteen lunar months. Each is named for a letter in the Celtic alphabet. Learn about the thirteen tree months, and how they are used in magical workings.

Rowan Moon - Celtic Rowan Moon Folklore - Celtic Tree Month of Rowan
The Celtic tree calendar is based upon thirteen lunar months. Each is named for a letter in the Celtic alphabet. Learn about the thirteen tree months, and how they are used in magical workings.

Ash Moon
The Celtic tree calendar is based upon thirteen lunar months. Each is named for a letter in the Celtic alphabet. Learn about the thirteen tree months, and how they are used in magical workings.

Celtic Birch Moon Folklore
The Celtic tree calendar is based upon thirteen lunar months. Each is named for a letter in the Celtic alphabet. Learn about the thirteen tree months, and how they are used in magical workings.

Willow Moon - Celtic Willow Moon Folklore - Celtic Tree Month of Willow
The Celtic tree calendar is based upon thirteen lunar months. Each is named for a letter in the Celtic alphabet. Learn about the thirteen tree months, and how they are used in magical workings.

Celtic Oak Moon Folklore
The Celtic tree calendar is based upon thirteen lunar months. Each is named for a letter in the Celtic alphabet. Learn about the thirteen tree months, and how they are used in magical workings.

Alder Moon - Celtic Alder Moon Folklore - Celtic Tree Month of Alder
The Celtic tree calendar is based upon thirteen lunar months. Each is named for a letter in the Celtic alphabet. Learn about the thirteen tree months, and how they are used in magical workings.

Hawthorn Moon - Celtic Hawthorn Moon Folklore - Celtic Tree Month of Hawthorn
The Celtic tree calendar is based upon thirteen lunar months. Each is named for a letter in the Celtic alphabet. Learn about the thirteen tree months, and how they are used in magical workings.

Ivy Moon - Celtic Ivy Moon Folklore - Celtic Tree Month of Ivy
The Celtic tree calendar is based upon thirteen lunar months. Each is named for a letter in the Celtic alphabet. Learn about the thirteen tree months, and how they are used in magical workings.

Vine Moon - Celtic Vine Moon Folklore - Celtic Tree Month of Vine
The Celtic tree calendar is based upon thirteen lunar months. Each is named for a letter in the Celtic alphabet. Learn about the thirteen tree months, and how they are used in magical workings.

The 13 Months of the Celtic Tree Calendar
The Celtic tree calendar is based upon thirteen lunar months. Learn about the thirteen tree months, and how they are used in magical workings.

Lammas Crafts
Looking for some fun and inexpensive ways to decorate your home for Lammas? Make an easy grapevine pentacle, apple candleholders, a cornhusk chain and Lammas incense as a way to celebrate the season.

Mushroom Folklore and Magic
Mushrooms have a long history in magic and folklore - some of it dating back almost nine thousand years!

How to Make a Grapevine Pentacle
This simple decoration is made of grapevines and florist's wire. Hang it on your wall, over your altar, or even your front door to celebrate Lammas.

Lammas/Lughnasadh Craft Projects
Looking for some fun and inexpensive ways to decorate your home for Lammas? Make these simple crafts as a way to celebrate the season.

How to Make and Use Magical Vervain Water
Vervain was one of the herbs sacred to the druids, according to legend. Here's how you can make vervain water and use it in magic and ritual.

Corn Husk Herb Sachet Craft for Lammas
Use corn husks to make a seasonal craft for Lammas/Lughnasadh. These simple sachets will let you enjoy the scents of the season all year long.

Corn Husk Herb Sachets - Weave the Husks
Use corn husks to make a seasonal craft for Lammas/Lughnasadh. These simple sachets will let you enjoy the scents of the season all year long.

Corn Husk Herb Sachets - Add Your Herbs
Use corn husks to make a seasonal craft for Lammas/Lughnasadh. These simple sachets will let you enjoy the scents of the season all year long.

Make an Onion Braid - Onion Magic
Onions are often associated with protective magic and the early harvest. Make a magical onion braid to celebrate the season of Lammas!

Celebrating Lammas When You Eat Gluten-Free
Lammas is a celebration of the grain harvest, which means there's a lot of bread involved in rituals. But what's a Pagan to do on a gluten-free diet?

The Legend of John Barleycorn
A traditional English harvest legend is the story of John Barleycorn, a metaphor for the cycle of birth, suffering, death and eventual rebirth.

Protection Spells and Rituals - Protection Magic
In many magical traditions, simple workings are done for protection of mind and body. Use these basic workings to magically stay safe.

How to Make Apple Candleholders
Bright red apples are a festive symbol of the Lammas season. With just a few simple steps, you can turn an apple into a candleholder for your altar.

Bread Magic, Folklore, and Legends
Did you know that there are number of legends surrounding bread? During the Lammas season, take advantage of some of the magical aspects of bread.

Warrior Meditation Ritual for Pagans
Want to get in touch with your inner warrior? This simple meditation allows you to focus on the deeds and words of past, present and future.

Lammas Folklore - Lughnasadh Folklore
There are a lot of myths and folklore surrounding Lammas, or Lughnasadh. Learn about some of the stories about this magical harvest Sabbat!

Harvest Gods and Goddesses
Lammas is a time when many gods and goddesses of the fields are honored. Meet some of the many deities of the early harvest season.

How to Make Lammas Incense
Lammas is the time when the harvest is just beginning. Burn this rebirth incense in your Lammas rituals, and give thanks for the abundance in your life.

Corn Legends, Myths, and Folklore
Corn has been part of our diet for thousands of years. Because it's hardy and versatile, there are numerous legends and folktales surrounding it.

Decorating Ideas for Lammas/Lughansadh
Need some quick decorating ideas for Lammas/Lughnasadh? Here are some tips on how to bring the season into your home without breaking the bank!

Hold a Lammas Bread Sacrifice Ritual
Lammas is a time of celebrating the harvest, a theme seen often in the sacrifice of the grain god. This bread ritual celebrates the first harvest.

How to Make a Cornhusk Chain
Ever wonder what to do with cornhusks after you've had corn on the cob? Make a chain out of them, and use it to decorate your home for Lammas.

Ash Tree Magic and Folklore
The ash tree has been known for its magical properties for thousands of years. Learn about some of the magical potential of the ash tree.

Celtic Deities
Wondering about the gods and goddesses of Celtic mythology and legend? Here's where you'll find them!

Honor Lugh of the Many Skills
Lughnasadh is a day to honor Lugh, the Celtic god of craftsmanship. Celebrate your own talents and skills on Lughnasadh with this ritual.

The Final Sheaf of the Grain Harvest
In many countries, the harvesting of the final sheaf of grain was cause for celebration. Find out why this tradition was so special.

Lunastain Fry Bread - Make Fry Bread for Lammas
Celebrate the Lammas harvest holiday by frying up a simple lunastain oatcake. It's super easy, and delicious!

Lugh, the Celtic Craftsman God
Lugh is the Celtic god known for his skills as a craftsman. In his aspect as a harvest god, he is honored at the festival known as Lughnasadh.

How to Set Up a Pagan Lammas Altar
August 1 is known as Lammas, or Lughnasadh. Here are some seasonal ideas for dressing up your altar for your Lammas celebration!

Make a Berry Bracelet for Lammas
In parts of Ireland, it was tradition to weave a bracelet of bilberries for your lover. Here's how you can put one together for Lammas.

History of Lammas, the Pagan Harvest Festival
Ever wonder why Lammas is such a big deal in some Pagan traditions? Learn about the history of Lammas, also called Lughnasadh.

Honey Magic and Folklore
Honey is one of those all-purpose magical goodies. It's healthy, it's delicious, and has a number of handy magical properties!

Cerridwen: Keeper of the Cauldron
Cerridwen is known as the keeper of the Cauldron in which knowledge is brewed. She is a goddess of prophecy honored in many Pagan traditions.

Hold a Lammas Harvest Ritual
Lammas is the first of the harvest Sabbats, falling in late summer. To celebrate the cycle of life and rebirth, hold this Lammas harvest ritual.

Who Was Taliesin? - Profile of Taliesin the Bard
Taliesin is a documented historical figure in Welsh history. Learn why this patron of bards and poets is so important in Welsh myth cycles.

"Blessed Be" - Wiccan Phrases and Meanings
Where does the phrase Blessed Be come from in modern Pagan traditions? It's found primarily in NeoWiccan groups - let's look at the history and use.

History of Ostara, The Spring Equinox
At Ostara, around March 21, the light is equal to the darkness. This is the spring equinox, and is a great time to celebrate the rebirth of the land.

Breaking a Curse or Hex - How to Break a Spell
Are you worried that you might be the target of a curse or hex? Here are some tips on how to break negative spells that have headed your way.

Breaking a Curse or Hex - How to Break a Spell
Are you worried that you might be the target of a curse or hex? Here are some tips on how to break negative spells that have headed your way.

Breaking a Curse or Hex - How to Break a Spell
Are you worried that you might be the target of a curse or hex? Here are some tips on how to break negative spells that have headed your way.

Harvesting, Drying and Storing Magical Herbs
Wondering how to harvest, dry and store your herbs for magical use? Here are some tips on gathering and keeping your magical herbs.

Harvesting, Drying and Storing Your Magical Herbs
Wondering how to harvest, dry and store your herbs for magical use? Here are some tips on gathering and keeping your magical herbs.

Harvesting, Drying and Storing Your Magical Herbs
Wondering how to harvest, dry and store your herbs for magical use? Here are some tips on gathering and keeping your magical herbs.

What is Stregheria? - The Stregheria Tradition
What do people mean when they talk about the Stregheria tradition of modern witchcraft? Let's look at this magical practice rooted in Italian folklore.

The Woman of Willendorf
Have you seen photos of the Woman of Willendorf? Is she a pre-Christian goddess symbol, or simply a self-portrait by a Paleolithic artist?

Paganism & Wicca Reading Lists
Looking for recommendations on specialized books? Here's where we keep all of our lists of book recommendations!

Paganism & Wicca Reading Lists
Looking for recommendations on specialized books? Here's where we keep all of our lists of book recommendations!

Finding Reliable Books on Paganism
There are thousands of books out there on Wicca and Paganism. Learn how to sort the good from the bad with some simple common sense tips. Page 2.

Finding Books on Wicca and Paganism
There are thousands of books out there on Wicca and Paganism. Learn how to sort the good from the bad with some simple common sense tips.

Why You Should Keep a Dream Journal
Many Pagans put stock in dream meanings. Keep a dream journal to help you find patterns, and use this knowledge for self-development.

July's Full Moon, the Blessing Moon
July's full moon is known as the blessing moon, and is associated with certain herbs, trees, and deities.

Lammas Prayers - Lughnashad Prayers - Pagan Prayers for Lammas/Lughnasadh
Looking for prayers to say at your Lammas/Lughnasadh ceremony? These prayers celebrate the early harvest, the bounty of the crops, and the craftsman warrior, Lugh.

Prayers for the Pagan Lammas Sabbat
Lammas, or Lughnasadh, is the Pagan sabbat celebrating the grain harvest. Use one of these simple prayers as part of your Lammas rituals.

Paganism/Wicca
Paganism/Wicca.

Paganism/Wicca
Paganism/Wicca.

Paganism/Wicca
Paganism/Wicca.

The Pagan Origins of the Olympic Games
Although the Olympic Games today are the world's biggest sporting event, at one time they were also the biggest Pagan religious festival in the world.

Learn the Basics of Candle Magic
Many Pagans use candles as part of their magical workings. Learn about the basics of candle magic before using them in spellwork.

Magical Goal Setting for Pagans
For many Pagans, goal-setting and change is part of spiritual transformation. Here are some tips on how to set your goals and see them realized.

How to Organize a Magical Swap Meet - Host a Magical Swap Meet - Swap Your Magical Items
Got a bunch of magical items you never use anymore? Your friends probably do too - why not organize a magical swap meet to help re-home some of your goodies? You might end up with some awesome new stuff in the process.

How to Organize a Magical Swap Meet - Host a Magical Swap Meet - Swap Your Magical Items
Got a bunch of magical items you never use anymore? Your friends probably do too - why not organize a magical swap meet to help re-home some of your goodies? You might end up with some awesome new stuff in the process.