Our Lady of Enchantment Seminary of Wicca
P.O. Box 1366 39 Amherst St. Nashua, NH 03061 (603) 880-7237 www.wiccaseminary.org
An international, nonprofit religious and educational organization.
Founded in 1978 by the author, Our Lady of Enchantment has a worldwide membership of more than 25,000 students and is the largest legally recognized seminary of Wicca in the United States. The school offers home study courses and personal training in Wicca, magick, and metaphysics. Our Lady of Enchantment is the only Wiccan teaching facility to offer a Wiccan Religious Arts and Science Degree, Priesthood Certification, and legal Ministerial Credentials program. The seminary chapel, gift shop, and library are open daily. Friday night church services, Sabbat celebrations, and full moon ceremonies are open to the public. Our Lady of Enchantment is highly recommended for those seeking a serious, no-nonsense approach to Wicca and the magickal arts.
The Hermit's Grove
9724 132nd Ave NE Kirkland, WA 98033 (206) 828-4124
The Hermit's Grove is associated with the Rowan Tree Church and is a nonprofit organization. It offers training in a tradition of Wicca that focuses on Wicca as a mystery tradition. Emphasis is on yoga and Tibetan and tantric disciplines. For more information on books, tapes, and study materials, send $2 for a sample copy of the Rowan Tree Church newsletter.
Circle Sanctuary P.O. Box 219 Mt. Horeb, WI 53572 (608) 924-2216 www.circlesanctuary.org
Circle, since 1974, has been a nonprofit, nature spirituality resource center. Circle serves as a growing network of people in the United States and other countries. Circle emphasizes Wiccan ways, Shamanism, Goddess studies, and nature spirituality. It is headquartered on a 200-acre sacred nature preserve 30 miles west of Madison, Wisconsin. Circle publishes a quarterly magazine, Circle Network News, as well as the Circle Guide to Pagan Groups and the Circle Bulletin. Each year Circle hosts the Pagan Spirit Gathering, a week-long summer festival for Pagans, Wiccans, and their families.
Aquarian Tabernacle Church P.O. Box 409 Index, WA 98256 (360) 793-1945
The Aquarian Tabernacle Church and center for non-traditional religion is based on English traditional Witchcraft with emphasis on Greco-Roman mysteries. Based in the Pacific Northwest, the Aquarian Tabernacle focuses on sacred stewardship of the land. The church owns and operates a retreat house, which includes an outdoor circle and shrine to the goddess Hecate. The goal of the church is to provide a place for Wiccans and Pagans to meet and celebrate their holy days. It holds monthly worship services called Diana's Bow on the third day after the new moon, and sponsors a spring mystery festival.
Temple of the Eternal Light
928 E. Fifth St. Brooklyn, NY 11230 (718) 438-4878
The Temple of the Eternal Light is Brooklyn's oldest Kabbalistic Wiccan temple, an eclectic fellowship that approaches Wicca from a magickal point of view. Their home study program and in-house workshops focus on the Thirteen Tools Towards Enlightenment, which incorporate the Kabbalah and ceremonial magick into Wicca. They are nice folks and they meet on a regular basis.
New Wiccan Church (NWC) P.O. Box 162046 Sacramento, CA 95816
The New Wiccan Church was founded in 1973. It is an international federation of Elders and focuses on British Wiccan traditions. The church is dedicated to the preservation of the initiatory process, in an ethical manner, within the Wiccan religion. NWC publishes The Red Garters International For more information, send a SASE with two first class stamps. They will be happy to send you information regarding membership, networking contacts, and referrals to other groups.
Builders of the Adytum (BOTA)
5101-05 N. Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA 90042 (800) 255-0041
Although this is not a Wiccan organization, it is considered to be one of the best schools of Western Mystery Tradition. Established in 1922, BOTA focuses on the Tarot, Kabbalah, alchemy, astrology, and other established metaphysical sciences. It offers a very good correspondence course on the Tarot and its mystical and Kabbalistic associations.
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The pathology of the poet says that the undevout astronomer is mad the pathology of the very plain man says that the genius is mad and between these extremes, which stand for ten thousand analogous excesses, the sovereign reason takes the part of a moderator and does what it can. I do not think that there is a pathology of the occult dedications, but about their extravagances no one can question, and it is not less difficult than thankless to act as a moderator regarding them.