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Feri (Wiccan sect)


  • Here are entered works on the ecstatic cult whose primary deity is the Star Goddess and whose gods are both male and female in one. Works on the Wiccan sect in which the primary myths are drawn heavily from the myths of ancient Celtic gods and goddesses, and whose primary deity is Dana, the Mother Goddess, are entered under [Faery-Faith (Wiccan sect).] Works on the Dianic tradition that does not have a pantheon, and instead emphasizes the feminine in humanity, in nature, and in god, and whose members believe in energies that are correlated to the thirteen lunar months of the Celtic lunar tree calendar, are entered under [Faerie Faith (Wiccan sect).]

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  • Variants

    • Anderson Feri (Wiccan sect)
    • Faerie (Wiccan sect)
    • Faery (Wiccan sect)
    • Fairy (Wiccan sect)
    • Feri Faith (Wiccan sect)
    • Phary (Wiccan sect)
    • Pictish (Wiccan sect)
    • Vicia (Wiccan sect)
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  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Anderson, Victor H. The heart of the initiate, 2012(subtitle: Feri lessons) page viii (this book provides a glimpse into the heart of Feri as Victor and Cora knew it)
    • found: Email from Anaar, Grandmaster of the Feri Tradition to submitter, January 10, 2018(We are open to worship of deities who call us, no matter the source. But there is a specific Feri pantheon. The primary deity is the star goddess "from whom all things emerge" and from this progenitor come all the Gods; these Feri Gods have a feature that is not common among Western pagan traditions ... they are all "both male and female in one"; most traditions can be characterized as a fertility cult. But Feri considers themselves to be an ecstatic cult; in training and practice what is stressed in Feri are techniques of ecstasy; origins of Feri come from Africa according to Victor Anderson; one book is expected to be read ... Aradia, Gospel of the witches; no initiatory degree system)
    • found: Anaar, The white wand, 2004(subtitle: ruminations, meditations, reflections toward a Feri aesthetic) page 7 (This is a collection of reflections, ruminations, and meditations on the White Wand of the Feri Tradition)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed October 15, 2017:Victor Anderson (Early initiates alternately spelled the name of the tradition as Fairy, Faery, or Faerie, although Anderson began using the spelling Feri during the 1990s to differentiate it from other witchcraft traditions of the same name)
    • found: Anderson Faery (Feri) Witchcraft, viewed October 15, 2017(Anderson Faery)
    • found: Feri tradition web site, Oct. 15, 2017:faq (Feri/Faerie/Phary; Feri Faith)
    • found: Sarah Anne Lawless website, viewed October 15, 2017:Fairy Traditions or the Fairy-Faith (Feri is a pre-Gardnerian initiatory witchcraft tradition; The tradition was originally called Vicia ... was then called Pictish ... ; and has also gone through the various spellings of Feri (Fairy, Faery, Faerie))
    • found: Anaar. Dark imaginations, [2008]:case (This is another continuation of Anaar's exploration into the intersection of Feri and the Arts)
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on the ecstatic cult whose primary deity is the Star Goddess and whose gods are both male and female in one. Works on the Wiccan sect in which the primary myths are drawn heavily from the myths of ancient Celtic gods and goddesses, and whose primary deity is Dana, the Mother Goddess, are entered under [Faery-Faith (Wiccan sect).] Works on the Dianic tradition that does not have a pantheon, and instead emphasizes the feminine in humanity, in nature, and in god, and whose members believe in energies that are correlated to the thirteen lunar months of the Celtic lunar tree calendar, are entered under [Faerie Faith (Wiccan sect).]
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    • Notes under [Faerie Faith (Wiccan sect); Faery-Faith (Wiccan sect)]
  • Change Notes

    • 2017-10-15: new
    • 2018-11-06: revised
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