Left Hand Path


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Left Hand Path; Right Hand Path

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Terms used to denote whether magical work is for good, positive purposes (Right Hand Path) or for evil, negative purposes (Left Hand Path). Good magical work is also termed white magic and negative work black magic. Followers of Satanism are followers of the Left Hand Path, while Wiccans are followers of the Right Hand Path, by virtue of their belief in harming none.

L E G E N D O F W I T C H H O L L OW (M OV I E)

see THE WITCHMAKER L E L A N D, C H A R L E S G O D F R E Y see ARADIA

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At a junction of several paths keep to left hand path, then ahead to cross Kingfisher Way.
With dread, Michelle and Julie went to their next class - art, with Miss Laura Sheldrake - the teacher they knew to be a wicked evil witch of the Left Hand Path.
Take the left hand path to drop down through woodlands to a fishery hut and a lake.
Rather than the open left hand path, police believe she took the shortcut on the right - a narrow strip of beaten earth into a dark tunnel of trees through dense undergrowth.