Rituals: Sample Pagan Rituals

The following sample rituals have been collected from many sources (inculding old Pagan BBS files and submissions from our members and friends).

Wiccan-Based Rituals

While the following rituals do not all come from Wicca (some, for example, are labeled generic "Pagan"), they are all strongly influenced by Wicca beliefs and practices.

Death/Funeral Rituals

Deathbed Ritual
Ideas for Pagan Funerals

Handfasting Rituals

Handfasting/Wedding Ceremony I
Handfasting/Wedding Ceremony II
Handfasting/Wedding Ceremony III
Handfasting/Wedding Ceremony IV (Elspeth and Ghost's Online Ritual)

Wiccaning Rituals

Wiccaning/Naming Ceremony I
Wiccaning/Naming Ceremony II
Wiccaning/Naming Ceremony III

Seasonal Sabbat Rituals

Samhain Ritual
Samhain Ritual (Cymro-Norse)
Samhain Ritual For Small Circle
Samhain Ritual (Traditional)
Yule Ritual

Hellenic Rituals

For the most part, these rituals are reconstrustionist -- that is, they are attempts to recreate in a modern context what ancient worshippers are thought to have done.

Daily Devotions
Greek-English Offertory Rite
An outline of the standard Hellenic offering format
Elaphebolia: A Festival Honoring Artemis the Hunter of Deer (Example of a festival ritual)
A memorial rite for graveside observance

More rituals to be added soon.

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