An interview with our latest author, Yvonne Aburrow, whose new book, Dark Mirror: the Inner Work of Witchcraft is available for pre-order from the Doreen Valiente Foundation online shop. Emlyn: What inspired you to write these second editions of your earlier works? Yvonne: I had written more articles in the same vein as the […]
by Ronald Hutton We were honoured to have Ronald Hutton at our inaugural event at the Centre For Pagan Studies in 1995. At that time Ronald had been working on this book for a while and his presentation was based on work towards the book, which he had already decided to give the title “The […]
Building Bridges Between Different Practices & Traditions of Witchcraft By Thorn NightWind Horsa Tradition & Sacred Pentagraph Tradition “The most unexplained fact about witchcraft today is that it is a religion with a serious schismatic problem; there are almost as many causes for dissension here as in the Protestant faith.” -Sybil Leek, 1971. One of […]
For part #1 please visit here Let’s start by dispelling the romance or fantasy, this is not going to be a list of powers from a dungeons and dragons manual or from a list of superhero powers. Though I feel this is another thing often not gone into too much. This is because as in […]
And many more, with voices made.
To differentiate between the players.
And ‘Is it my line?’as we try
Two people to make all voices cry
In a Midsummer nights dream.
I stood at the edge of Llyn Tegid, the cauldron of Cerridwen, in the absolute freezing cold, the icy winds beating the spray onto my face, and this feeling that I wanted to just stop time, because no matter how long I had, it wasn’t enough. As I stood there, I could hear echos of […]
This Article is about the Gaulish Horse Goddess Epona, written for the Centre For Pagan Studies by Elaine Hindle The name Epona comes from Iron Age Gaulish. The word Epos means horse in Gaulish and derives from a proto-Indo- European root Gaulish: “os’ is the male ending and ‘a’ being the female ending. Personal names […]
It started with just one word…”labyrinth” I was drifting off to sleep, in that liminal space between wakefulness and that delicious surrender to sleep, when I heard it “Labyrinth!” I had been having a late-night ‘messenger’ online talk with my partner-in-paganism, Willow Moon. She was on a mission to learn about Cerridwen, and all things […]
“Witchcraft is the union of instinct, imagination, thought, intent and environment”.
Stories are an integral part of the practice of many modern Druids. They offer gateways to spiritual contemplation in their telling and receiving. In my studies with the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids (OBOD) I combined my previous meditative practices with Tarot and my developing druidic path. This blog is an update of one […]