Pagan and Magickal Terms and Definitions

Today’s Word is

Book of Shadows (BoS)


The spellbook, journal, diary, grimoire, and/or ritual guide used by an individual witch or coven. “Shadows” is used to mean past as in past experience and knowledge, like a permanent reminder of where you’ve been and can always return to. Generally includes spells, rituals, correspondences, etc. and may also include poems and other useful information.


Personal notebook kept by a practitioner of magick to record their work. This would include spellwork, rituals, personal wisdom, dreams, and observations. Start your own Book of Shadows with these printable dividers for a Book of Shadows binder.

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