The Crooked Path is a primer for readers new to the practice of Traditional Witchcraft that is rooted in folklore and history. This book shares hands-on tips and techniques to get started on this powerful and dynamic spiritual path, including guidance on establishing a practice that is based on your own location and natural landscape. You will also discover how to work with the tools, rituals, and spells of Traditional Witchcraft, and explore the profound work of connecting to ancestors, familiar spirits, and deities.
This book is the perfect guide to safely navigating your own journey, helping you learn even advanced practices such as hedge-crossing as you transform your day-to-day experience into a life filled with magic and spirit.
About the Author
Kelden (Minnesota) has been practicing Traditional Witchcraft for more than a decade. His writing has appeared in The Witch's Altar, The New Aradia: A Witch's Handbook to Magical Resistance, and Modern Witch magazine. Additionally, Kelden is the cocreator of The Traditional Witch's Deck and he authors a blog on the Patheos Pagan channel called By Athame and Stang.Gemma Gary is a devoted practitioner of old-style witchcraft, folk magic, and cunning traditions, and cofounder of Troy Books, which specializes in occult and witchcraft traditions of England. She is the author of six books, including the bestselling Traditional Witchcraft. A British old-craft initiate, Gemma serves as the founder of the Craft Order Kord Bucca and as the Dyawles of the coven Ros an Bucca. Additionally, she is a Guise dancer in Penzance's popular midwinter festival and a longstanding trustee of the world famous Museum of Witchcraft & Magic. Gemma lives and works in the far west of Cornwall, a land rich in ancient sites, folklore, seasonal customs, and magical tradition.