The heart of the ritual may be a Sabbat or Esbat celebration, or it may celebrate a life event such as an initiation into a coven, a self-initiation for solitary and eclectic Witches, a handfasting (wedding), or an end of life ceremony. There are as many variations on each of these types of ritual as there are covens and solitary practitioners, and the way a particular Sabbat or Esbat is celebrated may morph and change over the years—in fact, many rituals are made up on the spot. Furthermore, most covens don’t share details of their rituals with non-members. All of this makes it difficult to generalize about the proceedings of ritual in Witchcraft. However, many examples are available in books about the Craft and on Wiccan and other Pagan