Guests of Honor

Christopher Penczak is a Witch, teacher, writer and healing practitioner. His practice draws upon the foundation of both modern and traditional Witchcraft blended with the wisdom of mystical traditions from across the globe as a practitioner and teacher of shamanism, tarot, Reiki healing, herbalism, astrology and Qabalah.

He is the founder of the Temple of Witchcraft tradition and system of magickal training based upon the material of his books and classes. He is an ordained minister primarily serving the New Hampshire and Massachusetts pagan and metaphysical communities through public rituals, private counsel and teaching, though he travels extensively teaching throughout the United States.

Andras Corban-Arthen is the founder and spiritual director of the EarthSpirit Community and is also president of the European Congress of Ethnic Religions headquartered in Vilnius, Lithuania. He is a member of the advisory council of the Ecospirituality Foundation, a United Nations Consultative NGO in Italy, and served for thirteen years on the board of trustees of the Parliament of the World’s Religions. Andras became involved in paganism in 1969, and has taught and lectured publicly about the pagan traditions in over twenty countries; he has been featured in a number of books as well as news media. Originally from Galiza, Spain, he lives with his extended family in Glenwood, a 130-acre pagan sanctuary and nature preserve in a forest of the Berkshire Highlands in western Massachusetts.