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Circle of Cerridwen
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Age Range/Type: Adult
Located in: San Jose, California
Key Contact: Rev. Gina Pond
Spiritual Path: Open Source Alexandrian
Status: Established Group
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Group Overview: The Circle of Cerridwen is an eclectic, somewhat Alexandrian based coven working in the South Bay. We practice an eclectic recension of the neopagan witchcraft tradition founded by Alex Sanders in the mid-20th century. We are intentionally radically inclusive and welcome all persons of any race, color, age, ancestry, sexual or relationship orientation, body size, gender, religion, or any other difference.
We differ somewhat from mainstream Alexandrian witchcraft, as summarized by our founding principles:
*Our degree structure is based on Sanders' original version as reported in Farrar, What Witches Do, and Farrar & Farrar, A Witches Bible, with some clarifications and modernization.
*It is a fundamental founding principle of our line that magickal polarity is unrelated to gender. Our rituals are not gender specific, nor are separate roles ascribed to a High Priest or High Priestess. People of any and all genders, and none, are welcome.
*We regard sexual preference as entirely irrelevant to one's ability to practice magick.
*We have no secrets. All of our rituals, where practical, are published for the benefit of all, regardless of their initiatory degree or lack thereof. We have no oathbound material.
*We honour all gods, and no gods. There are no gods that are specific to our line, nor do we preclude working with gods, spirits, angels or daemons from any other tradition.
*We do not, and shall never, charge for teaching or initiation.
*We have no founding myths. The material stands on its own merits, and requires no invented justification or falsified lineage.
*We practice open-source syncretism. Though we have utmost respect for others' privacy and for the integrity of all systems of magick and religion, we operate on the principle that, if a technique is openly described, it works, and it serves our purpose, we reserve the right to use it and, if we so choose, to teach it.
*We do not use a prescribed Book of Shadows. All rituals are our rituals. All gods are our gods.
For the time being we are NOT accepting new members, as we are at capacity, but you are still welcome to contact us if you have questions or would like more information about when we might be opening up again.
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