Types-of-Wicca

Types of Wicca
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Alexandria Tradition Founded in England in the 1960's. A man by the name of Alex Sanders called himself the "King" of Witches.

British Tradition Mixture of Celtic and Gardnerian beliefs. Covens are co-ed, and they train through the degree process.

Celtic Wicca This tradition stongly stresses the Ancient ones, the Elements, and nature. They know a lot about flowers, plants, herbs, stones, & gnomes/fairies.

Caledonii Tradition Scottish in origin, it preserves the festivals of the Scots. Used to be known as the Hecatine Tradition.

Ceremonial Witchcraft These Witches use a lot of Magick in their practices. Egyptian Magick is a favorite.

Dianic Tradition This tradition has been known as the feminist movement. It was founded in 1921 by Margaret Murray. They tend to focus more on the Goddess, & not the God.

Eclectic Witch These Witches don't follow any one Craft. They take what they have learned and apply it as needed to their Magick.

Gardnerian Tradition This tradition is so popular because the man who started it, Gerald Gardner, publicized it so much in the 1950's. Wicca was about to die out, and he made many people aware of the Craft.

Hecatian A branch of Wicca which worships the Goddess Hecate.

Kitchen Witch These Witches practice most of their magick in the kitchen, like the name signifies.

Pictish Witch Scottish Craft; solitary using nature as it's Magickal force. Not much religion involved in this one.

Pow - Wow Based on German Magick; it is not a religion, just a Magickal healing with faith practice.

Seax Wicca started by Raymond Buckland, this tradition contains Saxon beliefs and is exclusive for Saxon scholars, though nothing is stopping you from studying it.

Solitary Witch This is a Witch who practices alone. The tradition may vary, and they can come in many forms. A Solitary Witch can learn off the internet, books, and Witches they may know. They do not belong to a coven, and most of the time feel as if they benefit more by practicing solo.

Strega Witch: Began in the 1300's by a woman named Aradia. They have beautiful teachings but are rare to find anymore.

Teutonic Witch This is the Nordic tradition. People vary from the English, Danish, Dutch, Swedish, and Norwegian.