23 Different Types of Witches and Magic
This article isn't a history lesson. But, to start us off, let us look at some basic language practice. The 'Witch' is a word, in which comes from an Old English noun 'Wicca'. Back then, this was pronounced phonetically as 'Witt' or 'Witts'.
We can also see that the Modern English word 'Wits' or 'Wit' is defined as having higher intelligence, mental sharpness, wisdom or sapience. How did humans and their primitive beliefs manipulate such a word of high knowledge?
Not a History Lesson
For a vast number of years, we have been fed an image of the Witch by a great number of shows, films, and traditions alike. The leaning crackled gray hat, the old woman with a pretty nice sized red boil on her cheek, riding a boomstick throughout the night laughing while spreading fear and sprinkling glitter... Our media has placed Witches in the category of fiction and fear to be used for profits and Halloween scares.
Here are 23 Different Types of Witches and Magic:Reality is, there are hundreds of thousands of witchcraft followers around the globe now, from all walks of existence. Obviously, this variety has ended in unique types of Witches and crafts (none of them sprinkling glitter).
- Alexandrian Witch - This way of life began in the 1960s by means of Maxine Sanders. The name comes from her husband, Alex Sanders, who refers to himself as the “King of all Witches”...Figures
- Augury Witch - A Witch who practices direction or guidance for someone else from using ancient symbology, signs, omens, auguries, indications. Now thats a witch!
- Ceremonial Witch - In all likelihood to get their practices from a Gilmore, and follow a ritual or a ceremony perfectly while executing it. Another way to say "Going by the book."
- Dianic Witch - Known as the feminist Witch. Usually a woman. Follower of the God of Diana, which focuses primarily on the worship of the Goddess through all 3 of her elements – the Maiden, the Mother and the Crone. Not sure how they feel about men
- Druid Witch - Prepared faith. Druids do not comply with any sacred text or dogma, however, they have got a spiritual imaginative and prescient of existence. They believe that another world exists that we’re not usually capable of perception. Fancy
- Eclectic Witch - They do not follow a pure faith or practice. As an alternative, they tune into their very own intuition and interact in practices that work for them alone. One rebel a$$ witch
- Faery Witch - Similar to the Eclectic Witches, a Faery Witch also has their own practices and ceremonies that they observe. But, by observing these, a Faery tends to seek out communication with the spirits of nature. Usually doesn't hang around cities by choice
- Green Witch - Communicates with mother Earth and works together with their energies. They most often use herbal items and locations in their rites and rituals. A Green Witch generally makes their own materials for ritual exercise, and there are two distinct forms of Green Witches:
- A Flora Witch makes use of flowers and floral matter in their practices.
- A Herbal Witch makes use of herbs and other types of plants in their practices.
- Hedge Witch - A ‘Hedge’ marked a boundary of a village or settlement many years ago, and for this reason, represents the boundary between our physical reality and the spirit world. The Hedge Witch has the capability to challenge the Otherworld to speak with realm.
- Hereditary Witch - Born directly into a family of witches. "Pureblood"
- Kitchen Witch - Practices magic having to deal with the home and real existence. Another type of Green Witchery!
- Secular Witch - Believes that the materials they use and the energies they connect with come from the natural world and the Earth. They don’t necessarily worship any deities or spirits.
- Shaman - Can reach altered states of consciousness via carrying out certain shamanistic practices. Doesnt usually consider themselves witches or magic users
- Solitary Witch - Practiced their craft over many lifetimes, and upon achieving puberty their information is re-awoke. They begin to recollect their craft and consequently don’t need the help of a group or organization to carry out their magick rites. Ever heard of reincarnation!?
- Black & White Magic - Highly contrasting enchantment are loose terms. Generally, they are utilized to separate enchantment rehearses with an expectation that isn't socially worthy versus enchantment rehearses that are. But, magic is colorless
- Left Hand & Right Hand Magic - To put it plainly, left-hand magic is restricted by social shows. Right-hand magic exists outside of social shows and overlooks taboos, frequently notwithstanding picking up power from breaking them. Shhhh. Intentions
- Foot Magic - A type of underhandedness work in which a mysterious toxic substance enters the unfortunate casualty through his or her feet, causing an unnatural ailment. Why do you think we take off our shoes?
- Hand Gesture Magic - A Mudra, is a Magical Gesture utilized for emblematic and ceremonial purposes. The cause of this training is in Hinduism – as Yoga! Mudras for Magic are as common as rain.
- Planetary Magic - A worldview through which one uses their power of will to influence reality.
- Music Magic - Getting a charge out of music is astronomical association with our self and regular eagerness. Gotta love my blues
- Food Magic - Increasing and maintaining healthy diet and nutrition for life. Any good dietitian will tell you food is a science. The science is magic
There you have it. Which one are you? Do you follow a religion? What about mixing herbs for skin treatments? Does you family have a history of witchcraft?
I hope this blog post has helped you recognize the different types of witches and magic. And I hope I’ve given you useful tools and guidance to knowing more about witchcraft. Leave a comment letting me know if you recognize yourself in these behaviors, and commit to witchcraft!