Aradia, Gospel of the Witches [], full text etext at The Gospel of Aradia is an oracle of 34 cards based around the teachings of Aradia, a revered Italian Witch. The deck has a basis in Stregoneria but is inclusive. View the full details of each of our products., In historical accounts, Aradia has many faces: she is depicted as the daughter of a goddess, as the leader of a.

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This shift has been a long time in coming. Instead of being labeled a witch, shaman or even medicine man or woman, we could just be someone who willingly offers healing to those who need it. There is no need to push forcefully for what you want. Rebuttals by Raven Grimassi. Yet it would be like trying to banish one arm, or one leg.

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Over time, much medicinal plant knowledge was lost. He further suggests that a lack of comfort with Aradia may be due to an “insecurity” within Neopaganism about the movement’s claim to authenticity as a religious revival.

Only you can heal and integrate it. Aradia courageously spoke ot truth, compassionately assisted others, and unflinchingly searched her own soul along the way. We humans may have venerated the Feminine Divine for longer than we have any other deity. Again we are called back to our roots; our deep connection to Mother Gaia and all she has to offer us.

Leland describes her as belonging to a vanishing tradition of sorcery. You can create something from nothing.

Be prepared — when fortune meets opportunity, success results! While Leland’s name is the one principally associated with Aradiathe manuscript that makes up the bulk of it is attributed to the research of an Italian woman whom Leland and Leland’s biographer, his niece Elizabeth Robins Pennellreferred to as “Maddalena”. Eventually it disappeared along the way… possibly nabbed by an old roomie who knew the power of the dress… alas, not so lucky after all!!


Even the gozpel dandelion was used to increase araxia production and as both a blood and a digestive tonic.

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Leland’s claim that the manuscript was genuine, and even his assertion that he received such a manuscript, have been called into question. In the 20th century, the book was very influential in the development of the contemporary Pagan religion of Wicca.

These wise folk offered curse for hearth, heath, and the health of animals and ensured the fertility and receptivity of the land. Medievalist Robert Mathiesen contends that the Vangelo manuscript actually represents even less of Aradiaarguing that only Chapters I, II, and the first half of Chapter IV match Leland’s description of the manuscript’s contents, and suggests that the other material came from different texts collected by Leland through Maddalena.

Rachael rated it liked it Aug 21, Andrea marked it as to-read Jul 10, It is even challenging to imagine absolute equality; we are so wired to think in terms of competition; who is on top, who is leading, who is in charge. Charles Leland was an American expatriate journalist, folklorist, and author.

Women of various shapes and sizes are being revered just for being them, for sharing their gifts with the world. Rue, with its triple-branching stem, could be seen as a symbol of the stregonerian pathway, as it was used during birth, in aradi ceremonies, and in funerals. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. However, on that note, it is extremely important to note that I am a big believer gospep when we truly do believe that we have her on our side… we simply cannot lose.


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Some events and people leave a long, dark shadow over future happiness. What is one weakness that you would like to work with in order to better yourself? Sometimes, I think human nature has changed a great deal in the last few thousand years — until I read ancient history! Scholars are divided, with some dismissing Leland’s assertion regarding the origins of the manuscript, and others arguing for its authenticity as a unique documentation of folk beliefs.

Leland was struck by this cosmogony: Alana FairchildWang Yiguang. Glycelle Joy marked it as to-read Jun 02, After translating and editing the material, it took another two years for the book to be published. Leland reports meeting Maddalena inand she became the primary source for his Italian folklore collecting for several years. Her down-to-earth yet scholastic spiritual style and her skill at weaving ancient techniques to solve modern problems, make her popular amongst clients and a regular contributor upon all things spiritual across television, radio and other media.