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Glossary - P


Words and terms beginning with the letter P.

  • Pendulum: A tool used for divination or to communicate with spirits or the divine.
    Pentacle: A cicular disc which is inscribed with a pentagram on its surface, or a ring that contains a pentagram.
    Pentagram: A five-pointed star drawn with a single line. Upright, it resembles a human figure, with spirit taking the highest importance. Inverted it is often considered a Satanic symbol. Although this can be true it is not always so.
    Power: Another word for energy.
    Precognitive Dreams: A type of dream that foretells the future on a personal level.
    Presence Candle: Candle burned by a witch to symbolize the presence of a deity.
    Priapic: Shaped like a phallus. A wand used in fertility rites and/or handfasting ceremonies. Average wand length, though often thicker than usual with the end 8-9 inches carved into the shape of a phallus. Sometimes has a pine cone or acorn as an alternative. Also applies to the hidden end of a besom which is sometimes carved into the shape of a phallus.
    Projective Hand: A term often used in ritualism to describe your most powerful hand. It is generally the one that you write with.
    Prophetic Dreams: A type of dream that foretells the future on a non-personal level.