Training in the Ways of the Draighean: Blackthorn Druid Witchcraft is offered every Spring, for those who can travel or live in the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania. This is an exclusive, private formal training that consists of thirteen (13) monthly lessons taught in-person.
The Draighean path is one that honors Nature and Celtic Lore, the study and application of Magical Wisdom and Occult Knowledge, and the dedication to Healing and Service. This triplicity of magical wisdom is represented by three symbols: the Triquetra, the Triskele and the Celtic Knot Circle.
Topics include: Old World Witchcraft, Druidry, Celtic Magic, Circle Casting, Ritual Structure & Leadership, Creating a Personal Altar, Sacred Space, Gods and Goddesses of Celtic Lore and Legend, Meditation and Creative Visualization, Magical Theory and Practice, Spellcasting, Divination, Animal and Tree Lore, Crystals, Magical Herbs and Plants, Candles and Essential Oils, Energy Healing, Magical Spirituality and Community Service.
Develop a strong foundation for your personal practice and learn the Ways of the Draighean: Blackthorn Druid Witch.
All potential students are interviewed in person and must meet strict requirements. Please note House of Blackthorn is not a coven and is not a Wiccan tradition.
Training for new students begins March 2017.
Cost is $25 for each monthly lesson or a total of $325.
Rik Silfies Potter is an author, teacher, Old Ways witch, member of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids and founder of the House of Blackthorn. He has been on the magic path for over 30 years, and has taught classes in the eastern Pennsylvania area on several magical topics. Rik now exclusively teaches private students in the Ways of the Draighean: Blackthorn Druid Witchcraft.