Abracadabra: A word from the Jewish mystical tradition of Qabala. Its root is the name of the Gnostic deity Abraxas, meaning "hurt me not". It is said to possess magical powers, especially of protection from illness.
Adept: An individual who, through serious study and accomplishment, is considered highly proficient in a particular magical system. An individual highly experienced and proficient in a particular magical craft ie. an esoteric master.
Aeromancy: Divination by the stars.
Akasha Spirit: The fifth element, the omnipresent spiritual power that permeates the universe.
Alba: The Isle of Skye; Scotland.
Alchemist: One who practices alchemy.
Alchemy: A form of high magic which stems from the middle ages noted by the attempts of alchemists to make lead turn into gold.
Altar: A special, flat surface set aside exclusively for magical workings or religious acknowledgment. A small working area and shrine many pagans maintain, where they perform most of their ritual and spell work.
Amulet: A magically charged object which deflects specific, usually negative, energies. An object charged with personal energies through ritual or meditation often used to ward off a certain force or person. Amulets can be made of feathers, plants, beads, etc. The horseshoe and the four-leafed clover are two examples of amulets.
Ankh: An Egyptian hieroglyphc widely used as a symbol of life, love, and reincarnation. It is a cross with a looped top.
Arcana: The two halves of a tarot deck. The Major Arcana consists of 22 trumps, the Minor Arcana consists of 56 suit cards (sometimes called the lesser or lower Arcana).
Asatru: Modern worship of the old Norse gods.
Aspect: The particular principle or part of the Creative Life Force being worked with or acknowledged at any one time.