They are commonly used to denote the purpose of a practice. To my understanding, the left hand path involves more malevolent practices such as cursing, whereas the right hand path is benevolent like healing and protection. But, again, that is just my take on it.
Re: whats the difference?
By: Sappho / Beginner Feb 09, 2014
Post # 4
Think of it this way; right is good left is bad. Left Hand Paths often take a dark road leading into cursing, summoning bad spirits and causing harm to others while the Right Hand Path leads more into peace and spirituality, good natured magick.