Witchcraft contains many ancient practices. Today, witchcraft and the occult attract practitioners from all over the world. Magick is for everyone. Witchcraft and the Old Gods are assessable to anyone with the desire and the inherent draw to learn, grow and transform. Those who are curious about witchcraft can begin their journey by reading. Books that detail the history of witchcraft educate the magickal seeker and empower the future. Texts and books that contain rituals written by reputable occultists and witches will help guide the curious on their path. These books will give a student knowledge required to gather spellcasting supplies; and get them in touch with their intentions.
At Pentagram Shoppe in Salem, Massachusetts, our diverse selection of books offers everything a person needs to know about astrology, alchemy, ceremonial magick, divination, freemasonry, grimoires, herbalism, meditation and psychic skills, paganism, spells, and witchcraft.
The path of the witch looks different for different people. There are many different magickal paths, there are several different types. For the aspiring magickal practitioner, reading a variety of books about witchcraft is a great way to learn what is out there. Pentagram Shoppe has a huge selection of books on Wicca, Paganism, Traditional Wtichcraft, and Ceremonial. Here are a few of the topics you’ll find in our collection of witchcraft books that can be used to study and choose your path.
Paganism: Pagans believe in the cycles of nature. Paganism honors the spirit of world we live in. Honoring nature and the beauty of the life and death. Pagans believe in the natural gifts of the earth and see spirit in everything. Paganism is often used as an umbrella for many witchcraft traditions, it is a great place for a beginner to begin their magickal search.
Wicca: Wicca is a modern pagan earth focused religion. Wicca is a new religion and part of the occultist Western Mystery Tradition honoring and worshiping the Great Goddess and Great Horned God. Wicca traces back to a retired British civil servant, known as the “Father of Wicca”, Gerald Brosseau Gardner in 1954. Wiccans follow the “Wheel of the Year” and celebrate the cycles of the moon.
Ceremonial magick, also known as High Magick, is perfect for those seeking a by-the-book methodology to help them learn to expertly execute magick and rituals. Ceremonial Magick was popularized by the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. It draws on many different occult schools such as Thelema, Enochian, Hermetic, Qabalah. It is a part of Western esotericism.
Of course, there are many other paths you may choose. Luckily, our selection of books contains everything from astrology to tarot and even witchcraft cookbooks for mixing up your own remedies to heal your body, mind, and spirit. Browse our selection online today at Pentagramsalem.com or visit us in-store!
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