Category Archives: Information

This category houses most of the posts on Pagan Roots; basic information for those new to Wicca; herbal and gemstone encyclopedias with detailed entries for many plants and crystals; a collection of data on gods and goddesses from various pantheons; pages on different forms of divination such as Tarot cards and rune stones; and a lot more.

If you are looking for specific information you may want to use the drop down menu at the top of the page, or the list in the right hand column, to narrow down the category of posts.


Candle Divination

If you want to know the future of a relationship, try using candle divination. Think about your relationship, what it means to you and what you’d like to know about the future. Light a candle and gaze into the flame … Continue reading

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Whatever Works

“Whatever works” does not equate to “anything goes“. Wicca is not a tightly structured religion, and a lot of the time you are advised to use ‘whatever works for you’, or ‘whatever feels right to you’. This is not license … Continue reading

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The Wiccan Rede

The term Rede, or Wiccan Rede, refers, apparently interchangably, to either the long poem I have provided a link to or, more accurately I believe, to the eight-word form below; “An it harm none, do what ye will.” If you’ve … Continue reading

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The Threefold Law

The Threefold Law is attributed to Gerald Gardner, and the basic idea behind it is that any energy you send out will return to you three times as strong. It is first suggested in High Magic’s Aid; “Thou hast obeyed … Continue reading

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The Burning Times

Examination of a Witch, by T H Matteson

The ‘Burning Times’ was a period of history when around 60,000 people were tried and convicted as witches. The majority of these trials took place between 1550 and 1650 CE, however most of the victims of the witch-hysteria were not … Continue reading

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