Litha, or Midsummer, is a celebration of the summer solstice. Here's where you'll find links to all kinds of information for this summer sabbat -- crafts, rituals, history and more!
Some people celebrate it as Halloween, but for Wiccans and Pagans, October 31 is typically known as Samhain. It's the old Celtic new year - sometimes called the Witch's New Year - and it's a time for honoring those who have crossed over into the spirit world.
Trying to plan your holidays in advance? There are a number of celebrations throughout the rest of 2007. Check here for the dates for upcoming Sabbats, as well as full moon dates.
Trying to plan your holidays in advance? There are a number of celebrations for Pagans and Wiccans throughout 2012. Check here for the dates for upcoming Sabbats in both the Northern and Southern Hemisphere, as well as full moon dates.
Trying to plan your holidays in advance? There are a number of celebrations for Pagans and Wiccans throughout 2011. Check here for the dates for upcoming Sabbats in both the Northern and Southern Hemisphere, as well as full moon dates.
Wondering what the official guidelines are for religious expression in public schools? Thankfully, the Federal government has gotten that all written down for us. Here's a quick summary of some of the things you should know about religion in public schools.
A reader wants to know if Pagans have a "creation story" that compares to the Christian legends of creationism.
Bamboo is grown in many parts of the world, and because it is both quick to develop and extremely hardy, it has a variety of uses from the mundane to the magical. Here are some tips on incorporating the easy-to-grow plant into your magical practice.
Here's where you'll find links to all kinds of articles on Ostara -- rituals, history, crafts, recipes, and more!
Many Wiccans and Pagans use candles as part of their magical workings. Learn about the basics of candle magic, which colors to use and how to anoint your candles before using them in ritual.
While many Wiccans and Pagans wouldn't mind seeing more people embracing earth- and goddess-based spirituality, they don't actively try to convert new believers. Find out why recruitment just isn't done -- and is in fact frowned upon -- by the Wiccan and Pagan community.
There are thousands of books out there on Wicca and Paganism. But how do you know which ones are full of valuable information and which ones are a bunch of hooey? Learn how to sort the good from the bad with some simple common sense tips.
Here's where you'll find links to all kinds of articles on Imbolc -- rituals, history, crafts, recipes, and more!
Many modern Pagans opt to hold a handfasting rather than a traditional marriage ceremony. However, if you're asking someone else to perform your ceremony, you should ask some questions before you commit - after all, depending on where you live and what you want, not everyone can legally perform a handfasting.
Trying to plan your holidays in advance? There are a number of celebrations for Pagans and Wiccans throughout 2013. Check here for the dates for upcoming Sabbats in both the Northern and Southern Hemisphere, as well as full moon dates.
No matter how you celebrate it, the winter solstice is traditionally a time for all kinds of festivities, feasting, and fun. Here's where you'll find all the Yule-related topics rolled into one handy place.
Do you have your altar all dressed up and pretty for an upcoming Sabbat? Take a photo and send it our way, and it might end up in a photo gallery here at Pagan/Wiccan. Here's how you can submit your photos for inclusion.
What is the Rule of Three, and why does it play such an important role in modern Paganism and Wicca? Does it apply to everyone, or is it just a bunch of fluffy New Age mumbo-jumbo? Let's look at some different interpretations of what the Rule of Three might actually mean.
"The Secret" is based upon the book of the same name, in which author Rhonda Byrne tells us that the key to life is to know the secret... which is that the law of attraction works. But what is the law of attraction? And is it something new, or is it old news to practitioners of magical religions?
In many belief systems, household items have their own set of magical properties. Quite possibly, few things are as magical as the basic broom. Long known as one of the most popular tools in a witch’s magical arsenal, the broom has a lengthy and complex history of folklore, legend, and mystery behind it. Let’s look at some of the many stories about the broom.
In most Pagan religions, the priesthood is accessible to anyone who’s willing to put the time and energy into it - but the requirements tend to vary, depending on both your tradition, and the legal requirements of the place where you live. Here are some tips on becoming Pagan clergy.
While most people new to Paganism are younger, there is an increasing segment of the community that consists of older adults who are just discovering modern Paganism. If you're an older adult who's a "newbie," don't worry - you're not alone!
Samhain is traditionally a time for divination. In many agricultural societies, divination was used to reveal the name of a suitor or potential mate, and were practiced in rural areas for centuries. Learn about some of the 'country-dweller' methods of divination.
Looking for a bedtime prayer for your child? Forget about that whole "now I lay me down to sleep" thing - here are prayers for a variety of Pagan and Wiccan themes. From deity focused to silly chants, read on for more Pagan children's bedtime prayers.
Are you a Pagan college student? Here are some tips to help make things a little bit easier if you're a Wiccan or Pagan on campus.