Welcome to the Witch’s Eight Paths of Power!

In Gerald Gardner’s Book of Shadows, he writes about what he calls “The Eightfold Way,” which is a list of eight different methods of performing magick.  In his original 1953 version, Gardner lists these as: 1. Meditation or Concentration. (Intent) 2. Trance, projection of the Astral. 3. Rites, Chants, Spells, Runes, Charms, etc. (The Craft) 4. Incense, Drugs, Wine, etc., whatever is used to release the Spirit. (Intoxicants) 5. The Dance and kindred practices. (Sacred Movement) 6. … [Read more...]