Table of contents for Creating circles & ceremonies : rituals for all seasons and reasons / by Oberon Zell-Ravenheart and Morning Glory Zell-Ravenheart.

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Table of Contents
 Foreword by LaSara FireFox (2pp)	iv
 Acknowledgements (1p)	vi
 Table of Contents (1p)	vii
 Preface: A Brief Personal History of HOME (3pp)	viii
 
Chapter 1: Welcome to the Circle of Magick! (11pp)
	Introduction to Magick & Ritual
	Why Study Magick?
	Creating Rituals
	HOME Cooking: The Magick Circle
	Circle Symbolism
	The Magick Circle Mandala
	Questions to Ask in Planning Ritual
	Theatrical Considerations
	Ethics of Magick & Ritual
	Circle Lore & Etiquette
	Outline of Basic Ritual Structure
	A Universal Inter-Faith Ceremony
	L¿Adoration de la Terre
 
 Chapter 2: Creating a Sacred Space (13pp)
 	The Circle, our Magick Temple
 	Ritual Altars
 	Ritual Design Checklist
 	Preparations
 	Cleansing the Altar 
 	The Ritual bath
 	Smudging, Asperging, and Grounding
 	Casting the Circle
 	Groundings
 	Circle Castings
 
 Chapter 3: Calling the Quarters (12pp)
 	The Four Directions
	Table of Circle Correspondences
 	The Elements
 	Invoking the Quarters
 	Invocation & the Power of Sound (1)
 	Quarter Callings
 	Circling Songs
 
 
 Chapter 4: Inviting in the Deities (28pp)
 	Invocations & Evocations
 	Invocation & the Power of Sound (2)
 	The Mystery of the Gods
 	Assuming the Positions
 	Goddess Invocations
 	God Invocations
 	Goddess & God combined
 
 Chapter 5: Working the Magic (10pp)
 	The Heart of the Ritual
 	Energy and Magick
 	Music & Ritual
 	Magick-Working Chants
 
 Chapter 6: Communion (9pp)
 	Holy Communion
 	Sacraments & Snackraments 
 	Whither Water Sharing
 	Ceremonial Bread
 	Consecrations & Communion Blessings
 
 Chapter 7: Ending the Ritual (9pp)
 	All Good Things
 	Merry Meet Again!
 	Dismissals
 
	Chapter 8. Oimelc (Brigantia, Candlemas)
 
 Appendices
 	References & Resources
 	Index of Pantheons of Various Cultures
 		Afro-Caribbean
 		Celtic-Gaelic
 		Chinese-Japanese
 		The Endless
 		Egyptian
 		Etruscan
 		Greco-Roman
 		Hindu-Tibetan
 		Judeo-Christian
 		Norse-Teutonic
 		Sumerian-Babylonian

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Magic.
Ritual.