Des Matos In Witchcraft

The God of the witches seems to have been generally represented either as the double faced God Janus or the goat-headed Baphomet, the latter variously modified but usually bearing between the horns on its head the phallic emblem of a lighted candle. Esoterically, this candle symbolized the sex-force or Kundalini risen to the pineal gland. Cotton Mather stated that the witches form themselves after the manner of Congregational Churches, and M. A. Murray gives the following description of their...