WICCAN CURRICULUM FOR FIRESTAR
Note: sessions will be LONG (3 hrs. w/ break in the middle) and
there will be many people (hopefully), so MUST start no later
than 7:00 pm. In fact, earlier is much preferable. In any case,
sessions have to start on time!
I. PHILOSOPHY/THEORY OF PAGANISM/WICCA
A. Historical Background
} one session
B. General overview of present sects & systems (specifically pagan)
C. Comparative religion - finding what is valuable in all Ways
(specifically non-pagan. Kabalism goes here, among other things)
E. God/dess forms & names
} one session
F. Elements/Correspondences. Tools (as link to the practical, which
II. PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS
A. Ritual (teach basic NROOGD here, ONCE), Ritual Drama. (The outer
structure of a working)
B. Active Psychic Skills - visualisation, energy
manipulation, etc. (The inner force of a working)
C. Psychic Healing
D. Trance/Astral Travel
E. Languages, Anthropology, Folklore. (Material for rituals!)
F. Scrying & other passive Psi
G. Environment/Earth studies. Primitive/wilderness skills.
H. Herbal lore & medicines.
I. Votive Art (have Diana as guest lecturer?) Pictures,
J. Music/Poetry (forms, metres, tunes, chanting, drumming, etc.)
K. Spirits, Ghosts & other Bogeys (this one is for Don)
L. Magic & the Sciences (and this one is for Sean & David)
M. Do-it-yourself (incense/candle-making, equipment-construction,
ritual-writing, etc.). Whatever else was left out.
Each session will consist of: 1) An "attunement" by Robin,
lasting no more than 10 minutes (optional; depends on the desires
of the lecturer); 2) A talk by the lecturer putting forth the
issues, plus what s/he knows about them, lasting 30- 40 minutes;
4) A break; 5) further discussion and/or hands-on practise,
lasting 40 minutes.
Handouts will include: reading lists, outlines, and whatever else
the lecturer provides in the way of xeroxes from books, pictures,
During the warmer months, sessions can (and should!) be held
outdoors. "Field trips" to the UC Botanical Garden, Tilden Park,
and the beach, should be arranged.
This makes 17 sessions. At one per month, the program will last
almost a year and a half, at the end of which, hopefully,
everyone will have the theoretical basis for a white cord.
Delivery of same is, of course, up to the discretion and/or whim
of You Know Who.
There should be some way of evaluating progress, either self-
evaluation by the individual, or evaluation by us. What should
this way be? Homework? Essays? Testing?
Progress, either self-evaluation by the individual, or evaluation
by us. What should this way be? Homework? Essays?