Gerald Gardner

The Father of Modern Witchcraft

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“In all magical essays things must be especially made. He who makes them must bring to bear all the powers of a trained mind concentrated on his work, so that no other mind or influence bears upon it in any way that can lead the mind astray. The whole force of his being must be centred on that work.”

Thus, High Magic’s Aid became the first published account of Wiccan spellcraft. However, Scire also wrote something in secret. You see, in Gardnerian Wicca, there’s a sacred text similar to the Christian Bible, the Jewish Tanakh, the Hindu Gita, and the Islamic Quran. It took Scire decades to gather everything in his personal “Book of Shadows”. As the Great Work of a High Priest, the unique notebook is a sacred relic and it should be treated as such. The one-of-a-kind magical manuscript is currently valued at more than a million dollars and is being held in a bank vault in England. The intricately detailed handwritten spellbook is filled with many of the rituals and beliefs that became foundational to the religion Scire was establishing.

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An Autodidact Polymath

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