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The Outer Temple of Witchcraft: Circles, Spells, and Rituals (Temple of Witchcraft #2)

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As you enter the heart of witchcraft, you find at its core the power of sacred space. In Christopher Penczak's first book, The Inner Temple of Witchcraft, you found the sacred space within yourself. Now The Outer Temple of Witchcraft helps you manifest the sacred in the outer world through ritual and spellwork. The book's twelve lessons, with exercises, rituals, and homewo ...more
Paperback, 448 pages
Published April 8th 2004 by Llewellyn Publications (first published April 1st 2004)
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Mo Tipton
I am absolutely loving Penczak's Temple of Witchcraft Series. I've found it to be a great way to focus my studies, simultaneously allowing me to learn about a multitude of topics without getting overwhelmed. This second title in the series focuses on ritual structure, spellwork and the creation of sacred space, building on the material in the first book (The Inner Temple of Witchcraft), which focused more on meditation techniques and, as the title suggests, inner work.

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An amazing second addition to the temple series I highly recommend it. I really have nothing bad to say about this book. I do advise and strongly recommend that you do the homework given with each chapter it will help you get the most out of this book.
This is probably Penczak's second best work in the Temple of Witchcraft series.

In my opinion, this should have been the first book of the series; and it should have combined some of the information from the first installment (The Inner Temple of Witchcraft) with the information found in this installment.

This is the 'meat' of the Wiccan path. I love his approach to spellwork and ritual - there really is nothing that I can criticize about this book. He has laid a solid foundation for the beginner
I think this is the best of Christopher Penczak's many books. He writes in such a way that whether you are new to the craft or not, there is allways something you can learn from this book. I like The way he takes you chapter by chapter, step by step with nearly everything you need to know to start practising The Craft. After reading this particular book of Penczak's, most people should have a good understanding of the Craft. It is one of the first books I learnt from years ago. So I would recomm ...more
Dawn Michele
Jan 05, 2009 Dawn Michele rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: beginner witches.
I would highly recommend reading this book after reading the Inner Temple of Witchcraft for the simple fact that understanding how you function on the inside effects the outside with go miles in helping you make the outer workings found in this book really work for you.

This book is very easy to understand and covers the basics in spell casting, rituals, the 4 elements and how to connect with them, all the tools and how to use them and more. This book will inspire you to seek out more information
A continuation of the series Christopher has created to help people expand their spiritual skills. This book deals specifically with elements and elemental energy. A great book for getting in touch with our Earth on a personal level.
Nikki Ashendorf
The Temple series is great to have, to learn, to remember and to teach by.
Autumn Earthsong
Great book! One of the best I've read!
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Christopher Penczak is a Witch, teacher, writer and healing practitioner. His practice draws upon the foundation of both modern and traditional Witchcraft blended with the wisdom of mystical traditions from across the globe as a practitioner and teacher of shamanism, tarot, Reiki healing, herbalism, astrology and Qabalah. He is the founder of the Temple of Witchcraft tradition and system of magick ...more
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