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The Witches Dumb Supper

Often held during the month of October in private residence, the Dumb Supper is comprised of a three course dinner served in reverse, and observed in solemn silence. A popular sacred practice among Witches and Pagans, this ceremony is designed to help summon the souls of our loved ones from the other side so that we may give thanks, and perhaps even commune with them once again.

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The Magic Circle and the Aura

Magick Circles have been depicted in popular expressions of witchcraft and magick in general but where do they come from? What exactly are they? What do they really represent? and how do they link in with the aura?

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Necromancy is usually accomplished with the help of an intermediary such as an oracle or in modern times a "Medium" but this is not necessary you can do it yourself (please see "Solitary Working" below). Types or styles of Mediumship can differ considerably but they general involve channelling information from a spirit or allowing oneself to be taken over by a spirit (possession) completely or partially. Most mediumship is mental so the medium is in an altered state but less common styles are that of; the "Trance Medium" which requires being in a much deeper state and letting yourself be possessed by a spirit, and also of the "Physical Medium" where physical manifestations occur, such as ectoplasm a strange substance...

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