Strange Magic Podcast

Episode 4: Samhain — Rituals for Halloween (+ to hex or not to hex)

Episode Summary

Holiday episode! Tune in to learn about Samhain, the witches' New Year, otherwise known as Halloween. We talk about what it means to us, rituals we use, and a special bonus discussion about hexing.

Episode Notes

Strange Magic is created by art witches Sarah Faith Gottesdiener and Amanda Yates Garcia (with the help of producer extraordinaire Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs), in this episode we discuss Samhain, the witches' New Year, otherwise known as Halloween. We talk about what it means to us, rituals we use, and a special bonus discussion about hexing.




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Vocab:

Samhain: - Pronounced "Sow-wen", Samhain is the witches holiday on October 31st honoring the ancestors and celebrating the 3rd harvest.


Magic: - changing material reality or consciousness according to one's will; often combines symbols, emotional charge and action to initiate transformation .


Hexing: A spell directed towards another person or group with the intention of causing them harm.


Binding: A spell cast on another person or group with the intention of preventing them from doing harm.


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Books Mentioned in the Podcast


Laurie Cabot with Tom Cowan. "Power of the Witch." Delta, 1990.

Micheal M. Hughes, "Magic for the Resistance." Llewellyn Publications, 2018.



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Sarah Faith Gottesdiener (moon witch, art witch, designer):

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**Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs (musician, artist, producer):**

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