The Book of Air and Shadows by Michael Gruber

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .

Written in English

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ISBN 109780061289910, 9780061739538, 9780061289927

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A Book of Shadows is a book containing religious text and instructions for magical rituals found within the Neopagan religion of Wicca, and in many pagan practices. One famous Book of Shadows was created by the pioneering Wiccan Gerald Gardner sometime in the late s or early s.

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Original Wiccan Book of Shadows written for Wiccan Witches who practice the magical arts. It contains everything that a Witch who follows the religion of Wicca needs to practice the Magic successfully.

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and. A Book of Shadows is a personal book of spells that you write for yourself. Different people have different books, usually referred to as a BoS. Technically, another term would be "grimoire" but people don't really use that in general conversation. Some witches prefer to.

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Initially, when Wicca was still dominated by covens, “only one copy [of the Book] existed for an entire coven, kept by the high priestess or high priest.The Book of Air and Shadows - Great Modern Literature!

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