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Pagan Festivals
There are eight major pagan festivals celebrated by Wiccans and other pagans. Yes, just like other religions, they have a set of religious festivals that they observe and celebrate.
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Festival Cycles, Christian Feasts and the Sabbats
A Miscellany of Festivals : Christian Equivalents for the "Sabbats" There's a number of reasons why the "Wiccan" wheel of the year and the Christian Calendar don't match. The most important is all too often overlooked. The Christian...
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Pagan Mythology
Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
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Aztec Festivals of the Rain Gods
Aztec Festivals of the Rain Gods.
Blood Sacrifice in Ancient Greece and Aztec America
study of Aztec festivals.
Sweeping the Way: Divine Transformation in the Aztec Festival of
Sweeping the Way: Divine Transformation in the Aztec Festival of Ochpaniztli. By. Catherine R.
Aztec Highland Games & Celtic Festival
Celtic Festivals. Please make checks payable to the Aztec Chamber of Commerce (fiscal agent) and return with entry form to 110 N Ash, Aztec, NM 87410.
festival calendars. According to Aztec beliefs, it was essential to provide the gods with nourishment in order to prevent the end of the world.

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Day Of The Dead (OMG ZOMBIES?!?)
It is also the first day of the Dia de los Muertos celebration, a combination of millenia-long indigenous rituals, centuries-old Aztec festivals and the relatively more recent integration of Roman Catholic faith and traditions in Mexico.

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Quecholli - The Aztec Gateway
Traditional Celebration: The festivals of Atlcualo were particularly joyous because it's coming after the dead days.
Ancient Aztec Festivals, Celebrations and Holidays
In this article I collected in one place the most significant ancient Aztec festivals, holidays and celebrations.
Aztec religion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This included annually obtaining and training a suitable slave or captive to represent and die as the 'image' of their deity in that festival.
Many of the Aztec religious festivals included human sacrifices. The priest cut open the victim's chest and tore out the heart.
What festivals did the Aztecs celebrate
We can more clearly trace the festival to the Aztecs, who governed the region from the 14th to the 16th century.

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