If you have not done so yet -
Other Rites OF Passage
Initiation: Done after your year and a day. (Can also be called first degree initiation)
If you are not part of a group -
2nd and 3rd Degree Initiation: Done when you reach the levels of second and third degree.
Wiccaning: This is the true first rite of Passage -
Crossing Over: This is the Wiccan funeral. It is more for the living as a way of saying Merry Part till we meet again to the dead. It can take many forms from the person closest meditating and talking to the departed to a wake.
Handfasting: The pagan wedding -
Handparting: The Love is gone, And because you are a Witch you still like and respect
your partner -
Coming of Age: With a girl this is her first period. It should be a time of celebration. She now knows the female mysteries that men can never learn. Her powers are at there greatest... For a boy it is around the same time, but it is not as noticeable. A very important Rite...
Croning: This is when a woman has gone through the change of life. It is a new period and new magick for a woman. Men can go through a similar rite and become Sages.
Each Rite of Passage is important -
NOTE: Even though we have hand partings each Wiccan as they are Handfasted hopes that "As Long As Love Last" will be through out this lifetime and through many more.
1. What is a Rite of Passage?
2.What is a Circle for?
3. How large is a Coven Circle?
4. In what direction is a Circle drawn?
5. Types of Rites of Passage.
6. Why self -