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Traditional Witchcraft for Urban Living |
Author: Melusine Draco
Publisher: Moon Books (John Hunt Publishing)
Category: Traditional Witchcraft Level: Beginner
TRADITIONAL WITCHCRAFT FOR URBAN LIVING and TRADITIONAL WITCHCRAFT FOR THE SEASHORE, Mélusine Draco (Moon Books/John Hunt Publishing Ltd www.moon-books.net £9.99/US 16.95 each. l43pp and 149pp) . The author of these books was an initiate of the late Bob Clay-Egerton’s traditional Coven of the Scales and has been a practising occultist, magical teacher and writer on esoteric subjects for over twenty years. These two books are the first in a series on modern traditional witchcraft for absolute beginners. Traditional Witchcraft for Urban Living, as the title suggests, is a guide to being a witch in a town or city environment while still connecting with the natural world, elemental forces and the land. The second book is for those who live near or often visit the coast and wish to commune with the sea and its energies. You will not find any invocations to Cemnunos and Ceridwen or the ‘Wiccan Rede’ here. Also, although the books are written in a pagan context, all the charms used are Christianised ones as found in historical witchcraft and folk magic. Both books are written in a down-to-earth style with a commonsensical approach firmly rooted in the folk traditions and seasonal lore of the British Isles. They are very much like the basic beginner’s primers written by Marian Green of Quest magazine and are recommended.
Michael Howard - The Cauldron
For the witch confined to an urban environment, regular Craft practice may often seem like a futile gesture, especially if home is a small, garden-less flat. Even the suburbs can be magically incapacitating if there is constant noise from traffic and neighbours. People work long hours, often setting off for work and getting home again in the dark during the winter months, without having the opportunity to notice the subtle changing of the seasons.
Traditional Witchcraft for Urban Living is a no-holds-barred approach to dealing with the constant barrage of psychic problems that confront the urban witch on a daily basis. Based on the teachings of a traditional Craft background, the author successfully manages to blend the Old Ways with practical contemporary practice.
Author's Notes: Melusine Draco has been a magical and spiritual instructor for over 20 years, and author of numerous popular books on magic and traditional British Old Craft.. Traditional Witchcraft for Urban Living is the first in the series - if you have any questions relating to any issues raised in the book contact the author at:
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