icon is like a statue of a Goddess; 'OCLASM' is the act of breaking
icons, or religious images. It can also refer to the act of attacking
the beliefs of another; such as those we call Thumpers.
Idol- An image or inanimate object representing a god or goddess
The February 2 festival. A Gaelic word, pronounced *immOL'g* and
meaning *in the belly*-the first stirrings of Spring in the womb of
Imprecation- (imp.ree.kay.shun) - A curse; an act of invoking a curse upon someone or something, or the recitation of any prayer with an evil intent.
Incantation; Incant- The spoken part of a spell.
Incense- (in.sen.s) -
a perfumed fumigation that results from the burning of verious gum
resins, flowers, barks, roots, dried seeds or herbs. Burning insence
has been a part of magickal and religious rites for thousands of years.
selfburning incense containing potassium nitrate, usually in cone,
block or stick form. NOTE: incense is an Air Element symbol.
Incense, noncombustible- incense without potassium nitrate, requiring heat to release the scent.
Incubus- an oversexed male demon or spirit.
Infusion- a liquid produced by soaking herbs in very hot water (not boiling!). A tea, brew, or potion.
Initiate- A person who has undergone the rite of entry into a coven, circle, or other organization.
ceremony for an intiate to gain entry into a coven or circle. Generally
in the form of a ritual with an oath of secrecy.
bringing of a divine power from the exterior into a ritual or magickal
working through chant or prayer. An invocation is generally an
acknowledgement of the deity and a request that they be present for the
Invoking- Summoning a non0material entity of a higher nature than human (cf. Evoking).
Inward Silence- The silencing of the emotions and thoughts that disturb the effectiveness of a ritual.