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Performing a Ritual

If you feel the need for magical work, or just need a safe place to feel the presence of the Gods, then it’s time to perform a ritual.

Cakes and Ale

Cakes and Ale is a ceremony that stands as the transition from the religious worship part of the ritual to the working or introspective part. The Lord and the Lady are honored first in Seax-Wica. If there is healing or other magic to be performed, they take place after this ceremony (before Clearing the Temple).Continue reading “Cakes and Ale”

Full Moon Ritual

You can, of course, hold an Esbat as often as you’d like, but it should be at least once a month, preferably on the Full Moon or near it (such as the closest weekend or day off). If you do so more often, then this ceremony is held on whichever Esbat is closest to theContinue reading “Full Moon Ritual”

Esbat

This is the general opening ceremony for any ritual other than the Sabbats (the seasonal festivals), which are all referred to as Esbats. They can be a Full-Moon Ritual or weekly devotion, and how often they are held is entirely up to. Set up your Altar as normal, and perform the Erecting the Temple ritual.Continue reading “Esbat”

Erecting the Temple

This ritual is the opening part of pretty much every other ritual, but can also be cast on it’s own if you feel like you could use a moment in a sacred space. And that is the very purpose of Erecting the Temple (also known as Casting the Circle in other traditions): to consecrate andContinue reading “Erecting the Temple”

Self-Dedication

Initiation into a Coven used to be the standard way of entering into the Wiccan faith, and was regarded by many as the only legitimate way to do so. Over time, this has changed dramatically, and the vast majority of Wiccans are solitary practitioners who perform a self-dedication rite. This Ritual is for those whoContinue reading “Self-Dedication”

Solitary Yule Rite

“The Tree” is the basic liturgical and organizational writing and the basis for Seax-Wica, but it is a ‘base’. It provides the rituals as if being practiced by a coven, but nowadays most Wiccans, especially those of the Seax-Wica tradition, are solitary practitioners (they work alone). The following information on the Sabbat is adapted fromContinue reading “Solitary Yule Rite”

Solitary Lughnasadh Rite

“The Tree” is the basic liturgical and organizational writing and the basis for Seax-Wica, but it is a ‘base’. It provides the rituals as if being practiced by a coven, but nowadays most Wiccans, especially those of the Seax-Wica tradition, are solitary practitioners (they work alone). The following information on the Sabbat is adapted fromContinue reading “Solitary Lughnasadh Rite”

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