Who are the witches and wizards in fact
• Who are the witches and wizards actually
Almost everything that you know about the witches, do not correspond to reality. They do not wear pointed hats, not brewed potions in large boilers, and with a nose at all of them in order. These are just some of the many absurd things that are popular means of spreading information about witches and witchcraft. That's who they really were.
The Witch is now. In 1954, the Englishman Gerald Gardner presented to the public a new religion, Wicca. In fact, Wiccans are witches modernized worship: they worship the horned god and the triple goddess.
Contrary to popular belief, magic has little to do with Satanism. witches roots go back far into the past and affect the pagan beliefs, even where Satan's concepts did not exist in principle.
Not all evil witch. Middle Ages divided the sorcerers engaged in white and black magic. However, those and others gladly burned at the stake.
The people of the Indian state of Assam is still known as the real practice of black magic. It is believed that the elected masters are able to turn people into animals.
In the Middle Ages in European fires killed a lot of innocent women. Witch could blame any - from envy, malice, or unsatisfied lust. This practice has put the population of the European countries in an unpleasant situation: give birth to children was just a nobody.
But even more women have died in the dungeons of torture chambers. Harassed by girls of all classes. Being a midwife meant endangering not only their lives but also the lives of their loved ones.
There is even a special guide for the identification of black magic. Opus Malleus Maleficarum, witch hammer, witch hunters taught the finer points of the profession: where to shave a woman's hair to see the sign of Satan, how to avoid and even spells to ward off the devil himself.
His witches were not only in Europe. India raised its adepts of black magic, nicknamed Daayani, which means a woman with supernatural powers. Throughout the 15th century the cult Daayani flourished in many Indian states.