I am really pleased to announce that my latest book, Dionysos: Exciter to Frenzy is now available from all good bookshops, including direct from the publishers, Avalonia Books. This book has been an absolute journey in the making. As with my first book, Craft of the Wise: A Practical Guide, I was compelled to write … Continue reading The Natural Evolution of the Dionysian Cult
The Nature of Sacrifice: Offerings to the Goddess Hekate in the Ancient World © Vikki Bramshaw 2012-13 Modern occult practices have more in common with the ancient methods of ritual sacrifice than most modern pagans would like to admit. Many elements of ancient tradition have made it into modern practices – some consciously integrated, others … Continue reading The Nature of Sacrifice
October marked one of the perhaps most memorable moments for Paganism in the last decade, as Druidry was recognized as an official religion and awarded charitable status by the Charity Commission. Following this, an article was written by Melanie Philips of the Daily Mail entitled ‘Stones of Praise Here We Come’, which sparked off a … Continue reading Time to Sharpen up Our Game?
Are you looking for more information about the craft? Want to know more about witchy goodness but you don’t know who to ask? Meet Vikki Bramshaw. She’s a lady of many, many witch-like talents. She’s a priestess who having trained for 10 years under respected elders, now runs her own working group near the New … Continue reading The Sassy Sorceress: Interview with Vikki Bramshaw
My interview with Lisa Clark from The Sassy Sorceress ... http://thesassysorceress.com/uncategorized/meet-vikki-bramshaw/
Some inspiring articles can be found on the new source website http://initiatorywitchcraft.co.uk written by Pete Ralls, Rhys Chisnall and Vikki Bramshaw, with more to follow shortly from other esoteric authors & practitioners. If you would like to submit an article which is suitable for this site, please contact us!
The Primordial Image: Archetypes Copyright V.Bramshaw 2009. There seems to be a certain amount of conflict in the Pagan community when it comes to the use of the concept of 'Archetypes' within Paganism, Wicca and Witchcraft. This is perhaps down to varying theological views; in particular the differences between Polytheism and Pantheism, but perhaps also … Continue reading The Primordial Image: Archetypes