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Complete Idiot's Guide to Wicca and Witchcraft

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ISBN-10: 1592575331

ISBN-13: 9781592575336

Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Denise Zimmermann, Katherine A. Gleason, Miria Liguana

List price: $21.99
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Seriously spellbinding. An invaluable resource for beginners and adepts alike, this best-selling and frequently recommended book on Wiccan magick and witchcraft has been updated and revised, now featuring a Year-and-a-Day calendar for the solitaire who is beginning to explore Wicca on his or her own. Loads of new spells New for this editiona Year-and-a-Day calendar Expanded information on creating a personal grimoire and book of Shadowsthe witchs spell manual and bible
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Book details

List price: $21.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Denise Zimmermanis a practicing witch and the co-owner of a Wiccan store in Baltimore, Maryland. She has been featured on the front page of the Baltimore Suns Lifestyles section as well as other periodicals. She teaches courses on Wicca and other esoteric arts. Katherine Gleasonis a freelance writer.

Wicca Wisdom
All About Wicca and Witchcraft
Welcome to Wicca and Witchcraft
Supernatural Abilities?
A Wiccan Challenge for Living in Today's World
Who Can Be a Witch?
What Do Witches Believe?
Are You Ready for Magick?
The History of Wicca and Witchcraft
Searching the Spirit of Each Thing
Of Popes and Pagans
Enduring and Surviving the Crucible
Meeting in the Shadows and Emerging Into the Light
Wicca and the World We Live In
Practicing Wicca and Witchcraft Today
Starting Your Practice of Wicca and Witchcraft
All Kinds of Witches
Solitaire or Coven Life?
Neophyte Witch Seeks Training!
Training in a Coven
Training as a Solitaire
When the Student Is Ready, the Teacher Will Appear
The Wiccan Way
Wiccan Deities: Homage to the Lord and Lady
In the Beginning, the All
Honoring the Lord and Lady
How Do You Relate to the Lady?
How Do You Relate to the Lord?
Who Are All the Other Gods and Goddesses?
So You Want to Be a Witch?
Why Do You Want to Be a Witch?
Following the Wiccan Way
All You Need to Put Yourself in Tune with Magickal Energy
Your Place in the Universe
What You Need to Do Magick
Secrets of the Witch's Magickal Cabinet
Witches Love Toys!
Where to Find Magickal Stuff
Oh, What to Wear? What to Wear?
Secrets of the Witch's Wardrobe Closet
Observing Ritual the Wiccan Way
What Is a Wiccan Ritual?
All Kinds of Wiccan Ceremonies, Rites, and Rituals
Making Magick Takes Preparation: Body, Mind, and Spirit
All the Parts of a Wiccan Ritual
How to Design a Wiccan Ritual
Grimoires and Books of Shadows
Beyond This Life
So You Want to Do Magick?
Dedicate Yourself to the Craft
First, Take Your Magickal Name
Choosing Your Magickal Name
A New Path in an Old Way of Life
How to Do Your Own Self-Dedication
Preparing to Do Ritual
A Cleansing Ritual Bath
Consecration: A Means of Empowerment
Learning to Ground Yourself Before Ritual
Fasting Before Ritual
Magick Music
Where to Do Ritual
Sacred Rituals Need a Sacred Place
Crafting an Altar
Altar Specs
What Goes on Your Altar?
Porta-Pagan: Carrying Your Altar with You
Cast a Magick Circle
What Is a Magick Circle?
Getting Started
Magickal Help
Entering and Exiting a Magick Circle
Working Magick Within the Magick Circle
After the Magick Is Done
The Circle Is Open, but Never Broken
The Witches' Symbol
All About Pentagrams
Five Points
Pick Your Pentacle
The Path of the Pentagram
Pentagrams in the Air
What About Inverted Pentagrams?
To Wear, or Not to Wear
Working Magick
Esbats: Moon Magick
Esbats: Wicca Celebrates Moon Magick
Working With Lunar Energy
Drawing Down the Moon
Once in a Blue Moon
Seasonal Moons of the Lunar Calendar
Blood of the Moon
Observing the Sabbats
All About the Sun
What Are the Sabbats?
What's in a Wiccan Sabbat Ritual?
The Wheel of the Year
Summon, Stir, or Call
Summon, Stir, Call, Request, or Invite-Which Is Right?
A Little Help from Your Friends
In the Company of
Tapping into the Power of
Why Do Magick?
Are You Ready for Magick?
What Is Magick?
Magickal Ethics
Working With Magickal Energy
What Magick Can Do for You
Enhancing Your Magick Power
Working With Magickal Colors
Magickal Signs and Symbols
That Something Extra
Energy and Attitude
Talismans, Amulets, and Charms
Magickal Recipes
Magick Powers of Nature
In Harmony with Nature
Working Magick with Crystals and Stones
Working Magick with Herbs and Botanicals
Working With Essential Oils
Any Time Is the Right Time for Magick
To Know, to Dare, to Will, to Keep Silent
To Know
To Dare
To Will
To Keep Silent
The Microcosm-Your Magick
Magick's Astrological Correspondences
A Witch's Calendar
Lunar Correspondences for Wiccan Rituals
Void of Course Moon
Planetary Positions for Wiccan Rituals
Planetary Rulership of Hours
Magickal Timing
Magick All Day Long
Magick All Week Long
Magick by the Season
Timing Elemental Energies
Real Magick Takes Time
Witches' Brew: Notions, Potions, and Powders
More Ways to Work Magick
Candle Magick and Incense Magick
Knot Magick
Glamour Magick
Kitchen Magick
Weather Magick
Notions, Potions, Powders, and More
Doing Spells
Using Spellcraft
What Is a Spell?
Writing Your Own Spells
A Step-by-Step Guide to Spell Casting
Doing Magick for Someone Else
How to Break a Spell
The Pros and Cons of Binding Spells
Spells to Start With
More on Notions and Potions
Blessings and Invocations
Spells to Draw the Positive
Spells to Keep Away the Negative
Spells for Elemental and Faery Magick
A Year and a Day
Your Year-and-a-Day Study
Your Year Is Done!
Creating Your Grimoire