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Basic Altar Layout

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—> Suggested Layout Of Altar <—


Goddess Symbol Or Candle

God Symbol Or Candle



Bowl Of Water

Bowl Of Salt

Red Candle




Athame And/or Bolline

Spell Materials

—–> Altar Tools <—–


  • A Goddess Symbol
  • Candle
  • Holed Stone
  • Statue
  • A God Symbol
  • Athame
  • Wand
  • Censor
  • Pentacle
  • a Bowl Of Water
  • A Bowl of salt placed on the Pentacle
  • Incense
  • Flowers and Greens.
  • One Candle holder.
  • Any other tools or materials required for your Rituals etc.


Why should an altar look like this?
In every Tradition I have studied, the altar is separated into 2 sides: The left is for the Goddess and the right is for the God. Some trads have the middle as Spirit or things that just don’t go anywhere or the middle can be reserve for items you are using to work a spell. Each working tool has a male/female or God/Goddess energy or is specifically dedicated to the Goddess or God. You can see from the diagram above, which tools are representative of the God and Goddess.

Source: Raven Silverwing

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