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Powerful names are written around the magic circle.

Names of Power

The names of gods and others that have been handed down through generations  are considered to be significant and effective in magick because they contain and transmit the power of…

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The Obscene Kiss, an illustration of witches kissing the Devil's anus from Francesco Maria Guazzo's Compendium Maleficarum (1608)

Witchcraft Initiation Rituals

The following text is not reagared as appropriate for modern witchcraft, it is taken from an old textbook of magic. Tbe book describes that there are three grades or degrees in contemporary…

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Witches' Sabbath, an illustration by Martin van Maële, from the 1911 edition of the book La Sorcière, by Jules Michelet

The Black Mass

The black mass combines various elements: belief in a pagan deity stigmatized by Christians as the devil, use of the mass for material ends, and parodies of orthodox Christian ritual.…

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