Witchcraft

Baba Yaga

Baba Yaga

The Slavic witch with the adorable chicken-legged cottage!

Walpurgisnacht

Walpurgisnacht

Praetorius Blocksberg Verrichtung. Witches’ Sabbath by Johannes Praetorius.

Praetorius Blocksberg Verrichtung. Witches’ Sabbath by Johannes Praetorius.

 

Walpurgisnacht or Hexxennacht or May Eve, is celebrated from the evening of April 30th to the evening of May 1st. It is considered a second Samhain, as it is exactly 6 months away from October 31st. Basically it has all of the same characteristics as Samhain, or Halloween. The veil is thinner so spirits of the dead can roam. It’s a wonderful time for spellwork and divination. 

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