Synopses & Reviews
Buckland's Complete Book of Witchcraft has influenced and guided countless students, coven initiates, and solitaries around the world. One of modern Wicca's most recommended books, this comprehensive text features a step-by-step course in Witchcraft, with photographs and illustrations, rituals, beliefs, history, and lore, as well as instruction in spellwork, divination, herbalism, healing, channeling, dreamwork, sabbats, esbats, covens, and solitary practice. The workbook format includes exam questions at the end of each lesson, so you can build a permanent record of your spiritual and magical training. This complete self-study course in modern Wicca is a treasured classic--an essential and trusted guide that belongs in every Witch's library.
Praise: A masterwork by one of the great Elders of the Craft. Raymond Buckland has presented a treasure trove of Wiccan lore. It is a legacy that will provide magic, beauty, and wisdom to future generations of those who seek the ancient paths of the Old Religion.--Ed Fitch, author of Magical Rites from the Crystal Well
I read Buckland's Complete Book of Witchcraft with much pleasure. This book contains enough information and know-how for all approaches: the historical, the philosophical, and the pragmatic . . . quite entertaining, as much for the armchair enthusiast as for the practicing occultist.--Marion Zimmer Bradley, author of The Mists of Avalon
Never in the history of the Craft has a single book educated as many people, spurred as many spiritual paths, or conjured as much personal possibility as Buckland's Complete Book of Witchcraft.--Dorothy Morrison, author of The Craft
The most complete self-study course in modern Wicca available. For group or solitary use, it includes rituals; psychic development exercises; information on all major sects of the Craft; and sections on tools, beliefs, dreams, meditations, divination, herbal lore, healing, and ritual clothing. Completion of the fifteen lessons constitutes a Third-Degree in Witchcraft. Re-released with new interior design, new preface, new index, new edit, new artwork, and photos.
This volume is a complete resource to the study and practice of modern, non-denominational Wicca. Included are rituals; exercises for developing psychic talents; information on all major "sects" of the craft; and sections on tools, beliefs, dreams, meditations, divination and herbal lore.
Here is the most complete self-study course in modern Wicca available, written by the person who first went public with "The Old Religion" in the United States. For group or solitary use, it includes rituals; exercises for developing psychic talents; information on all major "sects" of the Craft; sections on tools, beliefs, dreams, meditations, divination, herbal lore, healing, ritual clothing; and much, much more.
Even those who have practiced Wicca for years find useful information in "Bucklands Complete Book of Witchcraft," and many covens are using it as their textbook. Profusely illustrated and full of music and chants.