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Reading List

Recommended Reading

I've yet to meet a witch who doesn't love to read, and one of the most common questions I get asked is What books do you recommend for a beginner? So here is a short list of some of my favourite books - omission from this list does not mean I don't like a book, it just means there are too many to list!

Books for Beginners

The Western Way - Caitlin Matthews
The Art of True Healing - Israel Regardie
The Witches Goddess - Janet and Stewart Farrar
The Witches God - Janet and Stewart Farrar
Practical Elemental Magic - Sorita D'Este David Rankine

Books on Meditation

Inner landscapes - Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki
Highways of the Mind - Dolores Ashcroft Nowicki
Meditation The Inward Art - Bradford Smith

Fiction Books

The Sea Priestess - Dion Fortune
The Red Tent - Anita Diamant
The Singing Stones - Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki
Goat Foot God - Dion Fortune


From the Cauldron Born - Kristoffer Hughes
King Arthur and the Goddess of the Land - C. Matthews
Cauldron of the Gods - Jan Fries
The White Goddess - Robert Graves


The Witches Almanac - Andrew Theitic
Natural Witchcraft - Marion Green
A Deed without a Name - Lee Morgan
An ABC of Witchcraft - Doreen Valiente
Call of the Horned Piper - Nigel Jackson
Liber Nox - Michael Howard
Keepers of the Flame - Morganna Davies

Qabalah, Ceremonial Magic, and General Occult

Magical Ritual Methods - William G Gray
Tarot - A Key to the Wisdom of the Ages - P Foster Case
Practical Guide to Qabalistic Symbolism - Gareth Knight
The Mystical Qabalah - Dion Fortune
Training and Work of an Initiate - Dion Fortune
Garden of Pomegranates - Israel Regardie











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