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Familiar spirit


In European folklore and folk-belief of the Medieval and Early Modern periods, familiar spirits were believed to be supernatural entities that would assist witches  ...

Familiar - Witchcraft Terms and Tools - Witchcraft


A familiar (or familiar spirit or familiar animal) is an animal-shaped spirit or minor demon believed to serve a witch or magician as domestic servant, spy and ...

Animal Familiars - Witches' Familiars


Some modern Pagans incorporate animal familiars into their spiritual practice. Find out what a familiar is, and learn about the history of familiars in witchcraft.

Cat Familiar | Witchcraft - Pagan, Wiccan, Occult and Magic


Mar 19, 2010 ... The witch's familiar is a companion of a witch, they are drawn together as if by a magnet, each intuitively knowing they are meant to be together.

Encyclopedia Mythica: Witchcraft


Witchcraft. Chapter seven - Flora and Fauna. by Ilil Arbel, Ph.D. Tales of plants and animals that have ... Others insisted that hares were only witches' familiars.

Introduction to Animal Familiars | Sarah Anne Lawless


Jan 13, 2010 ... “White-Tail Deer as Totem” by Ravenari. True witches and shamans have familiar spirits – we just do – whether we like it or not. Some have ...

Familiar - Wicca Wiki - Wikia


Relationship between Magical Practitioner and Familiar Edit. Using her studies into the role of witchcraft and magic in Britain during the Early Modern period as ...

The Familiar Spirit: Companion to Witches | Exemplore


Jun 9, 2016 ... The “familiar spirit” is a common motif found in both folklore and witch trial records of the witch hunt era. The term is said to be derived from the ...

calling your familiar - Itchy Witch - Tumblr


calling your familiar Familiars We have all heard about cats and rats as Witches' Familiars, but do you really understand what a Familiar is? A Familiar is an ...

Familiar spirit – Witches Of The Craft®


Many Witches choose to have a familiar— a spiritually attuned creature (who lives with or nearby the Witch) who offers the Witch insights into nature, and for help ...

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The Witch's Familiar - Wiccan Magick


Traditionally, a familiar is an animal, but some are said to be humanoid. Familiars often have special powers of their own. When witchcraft is portrayed as a type ...

What is an Animal Familiar? - PaganCentric


Jul 30, 2013 ... Historically speaking, during the days of the Inquisitions, familiars were said to be given to witches by the devil. They were, in essence, small ...

Familiars | Witchcraft - Pagan, Wiccan, Occult and Magic


Oct 9, 2010 ... Those who feared witches and witchcraft perpetuated these rumours. A cat or dog familiar will be very protective and if someone enters the ...