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The Aeonic Perspective of the Enochian Temples
The initiatory system of the Enochian Temples divides the path of initiation into four major stages, distinguished primarily by the types and sources of the influences they are sensitive to. Briefly, these stages are: 1. Lunar-planetary, focused in Yesod and...
Magick >> Enochian
Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
>> Modern Science
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies
The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic

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Celebrant Sarah Chapman creates bespoke ceremonies in Devon & Cornwall
"Part of the hand fasting ceremony is the tying of the knot in a ribbon that joins a couple's hands and you can have the children or even the mothers tie them – I've never had the dog tie the knot but there's always a first time!
Here's Why Couples Tie Their Hands Together During Pagan Weddings
In contemporary paganism, which contains myriad branches and traditions, many couples symbolically weave their lives together with a wedding ceremony called a “handfasting,” derived from an Old English term for “betrothal." The term more broadly ...
Pocono Wedding Talk: Literally tying the knot to bind lovers
Most people have heard the expression "tying the knot," but may not be familiar with the origins of this phrase. Also known as handfasting, tying the knot is one of the oldest wedding rituals we know.
Five old Irish wedding traditions you may not know about (PHOTOS)
Oddly enough, the phrase 'tying the knot' comes from an old Irish tradition that symbolises the bond of marraige in the same way that the exchanging of rings does in most cermonies today. At the point in the ceremony where the bond between husband and ...
Real Irish weddings: Tying the knot... twice
At their outdoor celebration the pair had a handfasting ceremony, where guests came to tie ribbons around the couple's joined hands to seal their union. The rest of the day was a garden party and barbecue at Rosedale House in Shankill, Co Dublin.

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