• Everything needed to cast a Circle,
• Wand, Scourge, Priestess' Athame
• Priest, Priestess
Here is the sequence of modules in a standard Esbat ritual.
• (Optional: rare) Declaim Ancient Call
• Drawing Down the Moon
• (Optional: rare) HP declaims Ancient Call
• Great God Cernunnos Invocation (generally omitted if Drawing Down the Sun)
• Witches' Rune (or other circle chant, eg. Ancient Call)
• Insert optional Circle work here (eg. Sabbat ritual)
• Wine Blessing
• Cake Blessing
• Relax and chat; Coven business discussion, teaching, etc.
• A "standard" BOS usually lists its owner's standard modules so that they follow each other, and optional pieces are probably given seperately with no written explanation of how to put things together.
• Obviously, the term "modules" is not traditional.
• There are a large number of published sources for the Esbat ritual as a whole.
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