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Ekstasis' Book of Shadows

Postby MyDarkCelticFlames » Thu Jan 13, 2011 6:15 pm

Well, to start off, I did have a physically book of shadows, but after my mother threatened to burn it, I decided to hide it away and keep one on the computer...
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Colour Guide:
Red: Health, energy, strength, courage, will power, sexual potency
Pink: Love, affection, romance, healing, togetherness, spiritual awakening
Yellow: Intellect, mind power, confidence, action, creativity, attraction, concentration, inspiration, simulation, control, power, draw in good things, change in luck.
Green: Abundance, fertility, generosity, money, wealth, marriage, balance, success, renewal
Blue: Truth, wisdom, occult power, protection, happiness, peace, understanding
Purple: Success, higher psychic abilities, honour, protection, driving evil away, divination
Brown: Financial success, concentration, balance, intuition, ESP, study
Black: binding negative forces, protection, releasing, reversing, repelling dark magick
White: Purity, power of higher nature, sincerity, wholeness, spirituality, truth
Magenta: Quick changes, exorcism, spiritual healing
Indigo: Meditation, neutralize another’s magick, stop gossip, balancing out karma.

Moon Cycles:
New Moon: Personal growth, healing, new projects, love and romance
Waxing Moon: Attraction, contractive and growth magick
Full Moon/Esbats: Protection, divination, banishing unwanted influences, love and dreams.
Waning Moon: Banishing addiction, illness and negative emotions
Dark Moon: A time of rest and restoration.

Days of the Week:
Monday: The Moon - Emotionally based spellcraft, confidence, intuition, protection
Tuesday: Mars- Confidence, passion, spiritual battle, protection
Wednesday: Mercury- Communication and granting information
Thursday: Jupiter- Luck and success
Friday: Venus- Love
Saturday: Saturn- Restrictive energy, banishing, ridding negative energy, binding, focus, developing patients
Sunday: The Sun- truth

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The Witches Creed:

Hear now the words of the witches,
The secrets we hid in the night,
When dark was our destiny’s pathway,
That now we bring forth into light.

Mysterious water and fire
The earth and the wide-ranging air
By hidden quintessence we know them
And will and keep silent and dare.

The birth and rebirth of all nature
The passing of winter and spring
We share with the life universal
Rejoice in the magical ring.

Four times in the year the great Sabbat
Returns, and witches are seen
At Lammas and Candlemas dancing,
On Beltane and All Hallows Eve.

When daytime and nighttime are equal
When the sun is at greatest and least
The four lesser Sabbats are summoned
Again witches gather in feast.

Thirteen silver moons in a year are
Thirteen is the coven’s array
Thirteen times as Esbat make merry
For each golden year and a day

The power passed down through ages
Each time between woman and man
Each century into another
Ere time and the ages began

When drawn is the magical circle
By sword or athame or power
Its compass between the two worlds lie
In Land of the Shadows for that hour.

The world has no right then to know it
And world beyond will tell naught
The oldest of Gods are invoked there
The great work of magic is wrought

For two are the mystical pillars
That stands at the gate of the shrine
And two are the powers of nature
The forms and the forces divine

The dark and the light in succession
The opposites each unto each
Shown forth as a God and a Goddess
Of this did our ancestors teach

By night he’s the wild wind’s rider
The Horned One, the Lord of the shades,
By day he’s the King of the Woodlands
The dweller in Green forest glades.

She is youthful or old as she pleases
She sails the torn clouds in her barque
The bright silver lady of moonlight
The crone who weaves spells in the dark

The master and mistress of magic
They dwell in the deeps of the mind
Immortal and every-renewing
With power to free and to bind

So drink the good wine to the Old Gods
And dance and make love in their praise
‘Til Elphame’s fair land shall receive us
In peace at the end of our days.

And do what you will be the challenge
So be it in Love that harms none
For this is our only commandment
By magic of old, be it done.

If it harms none, do what you will.

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Type: Protection
Title: A Simple Protection Chant
Moon Time: N/A
Day: N/A
Materials: N/A
Procedures:
“O Goddess Divine, surround me with protection this day and night.”

Type: Luck
Title: Good Luck Jar
Moon Time: New Moon, Waxing Moon
Day: Thursday
Materials: Small glass jar with a lid
Cloves
Thyme
Rosemary
Procedure:
You may paint on the jar if you wish. Fill the jar with the herbs.
“God and Goddess, fill my days with luck, love and wisdom.”

Type: Love
Title: Love Jar
Moon Time: New moon, Esbat
Day: Friday
Materials: Small jar with a lid
Paint pen
Rosemary
Cinnamon
Nutmeg
Sugar
Pink candle and something to light it with
Procedure:
On the outside of the jar, write any traits 13 traits you want in a lover and in this order, put in rosemary, cinnamon, nutmeg and sugar.
“Goddess above and God below, I am open to love. Hear my call, search through all and send them here.”
Light the candle for a minimum of three minutes. During this time a meditation may be done. Do not visualize a specific person as this is manipulation. When you are finished, seal the jar with the candle wax.

Type: Cleansing Tools
Title: Cleansing a Pendulum
Moon Time: Esbat
Day: N/A
Materials: Pendulum
A bowl or cup of salt water
Procedures:
Submerge your pendulum in salt water.
“This pendulum has served me well
Shed all foreign energy from it now
My need for it has come to an end
Renew it now, my earthen friend.”
Leave it in the water outside overnight.

Type: Meditation
Title: Earthen Reconnection
Moon Time: New Moon
Day: N/A
Materials: Fireproof bowl or cauldron
Sage
A match
Procedure:
Find a spot outside underneath a tree and in the bowl/cauldron, burn the sage. (If you are doing this meditation in the Autumn, add in some leaves.) Close your eyes and examine the natural world with all of you other senses. Touch the ground beneath you. Fell the air against your face. Smell the air and the burning sage. Breath into you mouth and taste the air. Listen to the breeze if there is one. Try to connect with the quietest of noises until you find internal silence.

Type: Truth
Title: Preventing Lies
Moon Time: Esbat
Day: Sunday
Materials: Sage
Blue candle
White candle
Procedure:
Sprinkle sage over the blue and the white candle. “Well, well, only truth to tell”. Light the blue candle. “Truth and wisdom show through.” Light the white candle. “Wholeness and sincerity bleed through.”

Type: Courage
Title: The Lions Spell
Moon Time: New Moon
Day: N/A
Materials: An Index card
A Pen
Red candle
Rose Quartz (May be on a necklace)
Procedure:
On the card, write what you need courage for. Place the card underneath a candle and light it.
“Pour into me the strength to combat whatever may come.”
Seal a piece of Rose Quartz with the wax and carry it when you need courage.

Type: Creativity
Title: The Artist’s Spell
Moon Time: New Moon
Day: N/A
Materials: Yellow candle
Something to inscribe in it
A match or lighter
Procedure:
On the candle, inscribe ‘creation’ and ‘inspiration’ and light it.
“Creativity and inspiration is what I lack.

Type: Communication
Title: Communicating with a Specific Spirit
Moon Time: N/A
Day: Wednesday
Materials: ‘Special’ Paper and writing instrument
Pink candle
Match or lighter
Incense (Optional)
Procedure:
Write a letter to a specific spirit with the pink candle (and incense if you choose) lit. Use the candle to light the letter. Allow the smoke to send your letter up to its reader.

Type: Healing (Emotional)
Title: The Raven’s Spell
Moon Time: New Moon
Day: Monday
Materials: An index card or paper
Writing Instrument
Black candle
Match or lighter
Fireproof container
Procedure:
Write down what is causing you grief on the card/paper. Put the paper in the fireproof container and light it and the candle. Picture yourself during a happier time, the way you want to feel. When the paper is completely ashes, take it to a flowing water source and pour them into it.

“Goddess most divine
Wash my sorrows away.
Hamper this grief!
The flowing currents of ancient’s day,
Bring me most relief.”

Type: Divination
Title: Picture Divination
Moon Time: Esbat
Day: N/A
Materials: Paper
Writing instrument
Procedure:
Allow yourself into a deep meditation and to mindlessly draw. You may light purple candles to attract higher spirits.

Type: Divination
Title: Writing Divination
Moon Time: Esbat
Day: N/A
Materials: Paper
Writing Instrument
Black candle
Pink candle
Procedure:
“Goddess above and God Below,
Allow this light be shed and shown,
That which no evil spirit known
I call thee higher figures now.”
Allow yourself to write mindlessly while in deep meditation.
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