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The Gardnerian Book of Shadows – Contents

This is the Gardnerian Book of Shadows by Gerald Gardner. It’s the central sacred text of the Wicca religion. However, it is important to point out that there is no ‘official’ Book of Shadows. Each coven has a hand-written copy of a Book of Shadows which reflects its own practices and knowledge. The Gardnerian Book […]

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The Third-Degree Initiation – Gardnerian Book Of Shadows

Return To Index Gardnerian Book Of Shadows (1957) The Third-Degree Initiation Magus gives Fivefold Kiss. Magus: “Ere we proceed with this sublime degree, I must beg purification at thy hands.” High Priestess binds Magus and ties him down to the altar. She circumambulates three times, and scourges Magus with three, seven, nine, and 21 strokes. […]

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The Second-Degree Initiation – Gardnerian Book Of Shadows

Return To Index Gardnerian Book Of Shadows (1957) The Second-Degree Initiation Form Circle in usual manner, invoking the Mighty Ones at the Four Quarters. The Initiate should be properly prepared and bound with the Cords. All are purified, including Initiate. Circle once, proclaiming at the Four Quarters: “Hear Ye Mighty Ones, . . . (N), […]

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