Receptive Hand- The
hand which has less power, generally whichever hand you do not write
with. This hand is used less in holding and charging ritual items,
however, it receives outside energy which is used to feed the magick.
Rede- A tenet, rule, doctrine, or law.
rebirth of the soul into other physical forms from one life
(reincarnation) to the next. The new physical form can be animal or
Right-hand Path- A term used for a person who practices magick that is beneficial to others. Opposite of left-hand path.
Allowing excess energy to flow out of one, so that it can be grounded:
returned to Mother Earth to be used in other, more productive ways
Ring of Gyges-
In medieval sorcery, an invisibility ring made of fixed mercury, set
with a stone from lapwing's nest and engraved with magickal words. It
was believed that when it was worn on the finger, the wearer of the
ring could become invisible or visible at will simply by turning the
stone outward or inward.
Rite- A ritual.
A focused mental/physical ceremony to either honor or thank ones
choosen pantheon,or to perform a specific magickal working or act.
the alternate state of mind, needed to successfully practice magick.
This is the attunment of both the Conscious Mind and the Psychic Mind.
At this time the senses will be heightened and awareness expanded,
beyond the physical world to the energies of Nature and forces of the
tool of magick and divination. There are many types of runes, all of
them alphabets of some sort. Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and modern Wiccan
runes are just a few. They are usually tossed randomly after deciding a
subject, and then decifered based on their positioning.