Gardnerian Tradition- Tradition of witchcraft based on the teachings of Gerald Gardner, who was essentially the founder of modern Wicca, though many covens calling themselves Gardnerian today have expanded and modified these.
Guardians- Ceremonial magicians use the gaurdians of the watchtowers or gaurdians of the four quarters.Some witches use them,too.There are those that see these gaurdians as ugly little biddies,such as lizards,dragons,etc...
Geomancy- Divination by the earth.
Glamour- A form of magick which involves changing people's immediate perception of you. It generally is simply altering your physical appearance (eye color, hair length, height, etc.) temporarily. However, it can also include changing people's emotional reaction to you. Glamours last only as long as the magician feeds energy into it.
Glyph- A sigil imbued with magick.
Gnome- The traditional term for an Earth Elemental.
God, The- Loving father to all and the perfect compliment to the Goddess. He is viewed as co-creator of the universe. Often Identified with the sun, sky deserts, forests, agriculture, and wild animals. not to be confused with the monotheistic Christian concept of 'God' he is part of a pair.
Goddess, The- Definitions differ but Generally the universal mother of all who created the universe with the god. Often associated with the Moon, ocean, earth, fertility, birth and death.
Gods- Immortal beings, also called deities, worshipped by their followers and invoked for magick. A "god" is generally male, whereas the female version is "goddess".
Grammary- Written magick, including symbols, signs, Ogham, and sigils.
Great Rite- In Wicca, the major ritual of polarity between a an and a woman. It can be either symbolic or *actual*-i.e., involving intercourse. In most traditions, the actual Great Rite is performed by the couple in private, and only between a married pair of established lovers.
Grimoire- A magickal workbook which contains various information on rituals, formulae, correspondences, and preparation of ritual tools and space. Similar to a Book of Shadows.
Gris-Gris- In African religious systems, a charm, fetish, or amulet.
Grounding- Dispersing excess energy generated during any magickal rite or working by sending it into the earth.
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