Traditional Witchcraft Deities

If you have started off with wicca, like I did, you probably be left with the belief that people follow a God and a Goddess.

Some people do follow a God and a Goddess, some follow only one deity and others, like me, are polytheistic.  Polytheism is following many deities, often from the same pantheon.

Other traditional witches follow The God of the Witches, which is usually a horned god from one of the pantheons, often Cernunnos or Pan.

Some witches cheerfully assert that “I don’t do deity” and follow no deities at all.

While wicca is a religion, witchcraft is just a craft and the following of deities is optional.

The question is : so which do you do? and why?

I’m a polytheist because many deities have appeared to me in meditation.  Sometimes they just drop in an odd time or two, while others have been more regular.

The deities I follow at the moment are : Donn, The Dagda, The Morrigan, Flidais and Sianon.  There may be more in the future, but that’s up to them.



  1. January 21, 2013 at 1:00 pm

    I just started to and was woundering can i have more then one deities or will i get in trouble

  2. January 21, 2013 at 5:52 pm

    You can get into trouble if you start mix and matching deities from a different pantheon. Even in the same pantheon they don’t always get on and I wouldn’t put The Morrigan and Sianon on the same altar.

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