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With a venue secured, I am delighted to announce that Elements of Witchcraft will be taking place on Saturday, 12 June 2021 at Carpe Diem with Remi at Port Adelaide. With the potential of evolving into a regular event, Elements of Witchcraft offers the opportunity for the seeker, novice or solitary to meet with likeminded people and gain some practical insight into the world of contemporary witchcraft through discussions and ritual. More information about this two hour discussion and how you can secure your place can be found here.

BOOK RELEASES:
Encountering the Dark Goddess: A Journey into the Shadow Realms is now available (released 26 March 2021).
This book encourages you to explore 13 aspects of the darker aspects of the divine feminine in order to connect with and understand your Shadow self.
Use the 13 goddess myths as a guide to discover how to remove the stagnant and unwanted and embrace the ever changing aspects of life that can drag us into the pits of despair. When we connect the Dark Goddess, we are able to find the light within the darkness and our lives are enriched through the integration of all aspects of our soul as a perfect whole. 
Publisher: Moon Books
Ask your favourite bookshop to get in copies of Encountering the Dark Goddess: A Journey into the Shadow Realms or you can order signed copies direct from the author. (Trade discounts available)

Contemporary Witchcraft: Foundational Practices for a Magical Life is scheduled for release July/August 2021.
This book is designed to provide beginners in-depth information to enable them to establish a solid foundation and understanding of what contemporary witchcraft, which takes inspiration from the witchcraft of Gerald Gardner and Alex Sanders, providing the neophyte with the ability to render the “veils” between this world and the mystical one by applying themselves to the work in order to understand these mysteries. 
Times may have changed, however contemporary witchcraft is still about dedication and devotion in order for the greater mysteries. If this is something you are interested in, then Contemporary Witchcraft: Foundational Practices for a Magical Life offers an insight into how the non-initiate can achieve this in their own practices.
Publisher: Moon Books
You can order signed early pre-release copies of Contemporary Witchcraft: Foundational Practices for a Magical Life direct from the author. (Trade discounts available)

A Little Book of Wicca is an initial introduction to what some of the main philosophies, ethics and practices of this earth-centric spiritual path is all about. 
Commencing with a brief history of how Wicca came into being, common beliefs and ethics, the perception of a dual deity, sacred days, seasonal festivals, as well as information specifically to the Southern Hemisphere that is often overlooked in other books.
A Little Book of Wicca is a perfectly priced introduction book for anyone interested in learning more about Wicca, or to being used as a guide to be given to family and friends in order to explain what this earth-centric spiritual belief is truly about.
Publisher: TDM Publishing
You can order your copy of A Little Book of Wicca direct from the author or from selected outlets.

LOOK OUT FOR:
It is time to get practical. Over the next few months, the focus is on the more practical side of the Craft, incorporating the magical into the mundane. From protection bottles and attraction dolls, to incense making and proven techniques for spell and talisman creating, these workshops focus on developing skills that will assist you in your own rituals and magical workings.

Applications will soon open with respect to establishing a contemporary witchcraft training circle as well as one exploring the realms of high (ceremonial) magick. If either of these practices interest you then keep an eye out for notifications both here and on the Temple’s Facebook page.

COMING LATER IN THE YEAR:
I am endeavouring to make available a series of online video courses about the Dark Goddess. I am so far recorded the first three videos that will make up the first course entitled, Exploring the Dark Goddess which will consist of eight videos (nearly two hours) in total. The draft formats of three other online courses have also commenced that will include moon magic, working witchcraft in the Southern Hemisphere and an exploration of various goddesses who are associated with the three realms – the cosmos, earth and the Underworld.

A 21 day self-paced sadhana with the Hindu Dark Goddess, Kali. Journey into Freedom with Kali invites you to enter into her sacred temple to explore the sacred myths and practices, as well as sacred devotional practices that will enable you to connect with this powerful goddess on a deep soul level in order to bring about ultimate change.
Commencement Date: Later in 2021.

More details when these offerings are available will be appear both here and on the Temple’s Facebook page in due course.

Blessings, Frances
HPs, Temple of the Dark Moon

The Temple of the Dark Moon is located on the traditional country of the Kaurna people of the Adelaide Plains, and as such, we recognise and respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land. 
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