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The Raven: Balancing Man and Nature
"He likes bright abalone shells, silver beads, endless vittles, gossip and warm sleeps over the smoke hole. The Raven-ego is the lover-to-be who wants "a sure thing." The Raven-ego is afraid passion will end. He is afraid and tries to avoid the...
Symbology >> Animals
Everything you always wanted to know about the beliefs of the Founding Fathers that your Congressman will never tell you!
Through the Dark Ages, civilization and learning languished under the iron rule of the church. Finally, through the rediscovery of the Pagan Classics, Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Plotinus and many other philosophers, the west began to see a glimmer of the...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
A Treatise on Astral Projection, Part 4: More Rope Techniques
ROPE is a very effective projection technique, but it still has to be learned to be effective. I would like to elaborate on a couple of points about the technique, inspired by the feedback I have received so far. There is NO visualization required - AT ALL -...
Parapsychology >> Astral Projection
A Quick Guide to Reading Ordinary Playing Cards
Divining from regular playing cards is an old practice and I am sure many of us know at least one fortune-telling game done with this tool. Reading regular cards is called cartomancy or metasymbology. Playing cards have been called "The Devil's Picture...
Divination >> Tarot Cards
Samhain
Summer is at its end and the last harvest is taken in. The cold season returns, all of nature seems to die and the nights become long. It is the beginning of Samon, the dark half of the year. The veil between the land of the living and the land of the dead...
Holidays >> Samhain
The Basics of Vedic Mythology
The Vedic language forms a chain with the isolating, agglutinative and inflexional stages of the Indus language, as proved by the march of the clause ta na Sa of the isolating Indus to the vedic root tarS (to be thirsty). At the isolating stage of the...
Deities & Heros >> Indic
Popular Oracles and Omens
I think it would be correct to assume that man has always been anxious to lift a corner of the veil of the future. In this section I’ve included several popular oracles, omens and superstitions. Some of these might seem a bit ridiculous, but why not consider...
Psychic Abilities >> Divination

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We Once Had An 'Aswang' for a Family Cook
About this time, Jean Garcia starred as an aswang in Impaktita, which led to the tabloids speculating about whether she was really human. I remember asking Manang about it, and her replying without a doubt that no, Jean Garcia was not an aswang.
Philippine Horror Movies and The Spine-Chilling Legends Behind Them
Although the Philippines is heavily Christianized, superstitions still prevail in provinces. The Philippines is one of the countries that comprises various cultures and beliefs due to the ...
Topnotch big screen terrors
Pinoys love a good scare and horror films are staple entertainment fare. More often than not, however, the standard offers can get pretty thin.
Maguindanao, North Cotabato villagers arming against 'aswang'
SHARIFF AGUAK, Maguindanao (MindaNews/29 May) – Villagers in Barangay Poblacion here have armed themselves against a huge dog they described as “aswang” (Philippine version of a vampire) after it attacked a couple on Friday last week. Muslima ...
Scientists explain reports of 'aswang' attacks
For instance, he said, the superstitious normally try to keep the pregnant woman indoors by warning against aswangs preying on fetuses in the womb. But Castro said the precaution is practical as it keeps the pregnant woman safe from any external stress.

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