How To Create A Wiccan Book Of Shadows
Each Wiccan Book Of Shadows Is Different
Ever wondered how to create a Book of Shadows before? You will find a comprehensive list of items that nearly every Wiccan Book of Shadows should include. Creating a Wiccan Book Of Shadows can be a fun experience, just as much as educational. Your ability to personalize your Wiccan Book of Shadows, is what makes each and every Book of Shadows different.
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Creating A Book Of Shadows Is Easy and Fun!
Creating a Wiccan Book of Shadows is not as hard as many think. There isn't any one way to make a book of shadows. One of the few times that they may be similar is if a coven has one general Book of Shadows that they use for their entire coven's needs. More seasoned believers normally will have multiple Wiccan Book of Shadows, as they usually will create one for teaching others, while a second is for their personal use only. The what is known as Teaching Book of Shadows is normally reserved for use by neophytes that may have an interest in joining a ritual.
NEVER FORGET THIS IN YOUR WICCAN BOOK OF SHADOWS
"And Ye Harm None, Do As Thou Will"
Wiccan Dedication Page
Include any information on your "Year in a Day", and the dedication date to the Wiccan Beliefs. Have both a start, and end date on your Year in a Day, and when the date of creation for your personal Wiccan Book of Shadows was created.
Creating A Wiccan Book Of Shadows
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General Wiccan Information
Tools- Description of every tool used, and the purpose of use within a circle:
Invocations- Usually will include for both the Wiccan Goddess, and God.
Divination- This area will include Stone Divination,Tarot Cards, scrying using a crystal ball, along with different methods of divination.
Symbols- Include every major symbol, along with meanings. There are many various different symbols, most of them will rarley be used but should still be included incase they are ever needed.
Preferred Book List- This could include your favorite books, or the best books for novices to read.
Recipes- Most love this section as the area where they put in personally created recipes, or ones that might be used frequently. This will make it so you do not have to remember each, and every recipe might be used.
Wiccan Sabbat and Rituals
Make sure to use not only the general information of how the ritual is conducted, but a brief history on the ritual will aid in broadening your knowledge. Each ritual has its own tools that are used, places it may be conducted, times of the year it is performed, along with other information that should be included.
Full Moon Ritual
New Moon Ritual
Casting a Circle-How To
Preparing to conduct a circle
Samhain Ritual - October 31st
Yule Ritual (Winter Solstice)- December 21st
Imboc Ritual information on Imboc- February 2nd
Ostara Ritual- March 21st
Beltain Ritual- May 1st
Litha Ritual (Summer Solstice)- June 21st
Lammas Ritual- August 1st
Mabon Ritual- September 21st
Wiccan Books Of Interest
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