Resources

Websites

www.reclaiming.org
The main Reclaiming site – mostly San Francisco focused in terms of classes and events, but has numerous articles written by Reclaiming Witches and includes information about Reclaiming as well as a variety of resources including books & CDs.

www.bcwitchcamp.ca
The official BC Witchcamp website – includes information on the upcoming theme and teaching team for BC Witchcamp, registration information etc.

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/webra/
Webra is a listserve for members of the BC Witchcamp community and/or those who have taken classes or attended rituals in the various communities that make it up. Posts vary from announcements of public rituals, events, Witchcamp etc. to magical/political discussion to personal requests for healing or support. To register go to the yahoo group listed above.

Books

The Spiral Dance: A Rebirth of the Ancient Religion of the Goddess, 20th Anniversary Edition, by Starhawk (1999).
The classic introduction to Reclaiming Witchcraft and Magic; includes an overview of the theological basis of the Craft, and introduces methods of working with the five elements as well as with Deity.

The Twelve Wild Swans: A Journey Into Magic, Healing and Action, by Hilary Valentine and Starhawk (2001).
A wonderful resource for covens and circles that practice Reclaiming style magic, it follows the Witchcamp method of dividing up a myth or story into different sections and working each part.
It can be worked through from beginning to end or used as a resource for inspiration and ideas for ritual workings. Compiles a variety of rituals and experiences from within the Reclaiming Community over the past couple of decades.

The Pagan Book of Living and Dying: Practical Rituals, Prayers, Blessings, and Meditations on Crossing Over, by M. Macha Nightmare, Starhawk and the Reclaiming Collective (1997).
A rich resource for pagan rituals, songs, blessings and meditations death and dying, as well as pagan perspectives on the subject. Filled with strength and inspiration.

CDs

Chants: Ritual Music
Let it Begin Now: Music From the Spiral Dance
Second Chants: More Ritual Music
Witches’ Brew: Songs and Chants from the Reclaiming Cauldron

For more information on these CD’s, or to order, visit http://www.reclaimingquarterly.org/music/

Local Metaphysical Stores

Banyen Books in Kitsilano.
Banyen probably has the largest collection of books on Witchcraft and Paganism in the Lower Mainland. They’re also a local resource for picking up any of the Reclaiming CD’s (if they have them in stock). Lots of other neat stuff, including tarot decks, jewelry, candles, incense and more.

DragonSpace on Granville Island.
Gorgeous jewelry and sacred items, many dragon or faery-inspired. Also have a lovely collection of tarot decks and other divination tools.

Triple Spiral in Victoria.
For Witches over on the island, or for those visiting the island! Located in Fan Tan Alley.

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