The Outer Temple of Witchcraft: Circles, Spells, and Rituals

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Llewellyn Worldwide, 2004 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 433 pages
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Stone circles, temples, churches, and other sacred sites have long served as bridges betwen humans and their gods, places imbued with centuries of magick and mystery. Today, modern witches create their own temples in bedrooms and backyards, on beaches and in forests around the world. The Outer Temple of Witchcraft provides a strong foundation for any student of the craft. This intensive year-and-a-day self-study course is equivlanet to the second degree, culminating with an initiation ritual as priest/ess. Rituals, visualizations, attunements, and other hands-on activities help you explore the many facets of witchcraft, including: honoring divinity, spellcraft, creating elemental gateways, casting magick circles, finding and empowering tools, herb and stone craft, magickal correspondences, divination, and lunar and astrological timing. By experiencing and understanding the elements of ritual and spell work, you build a strong foundation for your own magickal temple.

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User Review  - MarionII - LibraryThing

Building on the Inner Temple book, this one goes further into magic as practised by those who hold that witchcraft is a practice and not a religion. I love these books. Read full review

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User Review  - lkrough2 - LibraryThing

I have to agree with other reviewers and recommend this book. I enjoyed the elemental exercises very much and would also highly recommend purchasing the CD set that goes with it. My only problem was ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Christopher Penczak is an award-winning author, teacher, and healing practitioner. He has studied extensively with witches, mystics, shamans, and healers in a variety of traditions from around the world to synthesize his own practice of magick and healing.

Formerly based in the music industry, Christopher was empowered by his spiritual experiences to live a magickal life, and began a full-time practice of teaching, writing, and seeing clients. He is the author of the award-winning Temple of Witchcraft series: The Inner Temple of Witchcraft, The Outer Temple of Witchcraft, The Temple of Shamanic Witchcraft, and The Living Temple of Witchcraft Volumes 1 and 2.

His other books include City Magick (Red Wheel/Weiser), Spirit Allies (Red Wheel/Weiser), Gay Witchcraft (Red Wheel/Weiser), Magick of Reiki, Sons of the Goddess, Ascension Magick, Instant Magick, The Mystic Foundation, The Witch's Shield, The Witch's Coin, and the forthcoming The Witch's Heart. Christopher Penczak resides in New Hampshire. Visit him online at http: //www.christopherpenczak.com.

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