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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
Pagan Musings
We're of the old religion, sired of Time, and born of our beloved Earth Mother. For too long the people have trodden a stony path that goes only onward beneath a sky that goes only upwards. The Horned God plays in a lonely glade for the people are scattered...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Can You Bhoga All Night Long? An Introduction to Tantra, East and West
When you hear the word Tantra, what images come to mind? Turbans and Sitar music? Mind-blowing sex? Most people in the Western world have heard the word Tantra, but few know anything in detail about what it means. The situation in India isn't much different....
Body Mysteries >> Yoga
Body Mysteries >> Sexuality
History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: Middle Kingdom
First Intermediate - Middle Kingdom (ca 2181 -1786 bc.) The powers that built the solar temples of the 5th dynasty and the pyramids of the 6th dynasty weakened towards the end of the Old Kingdom, perhaps as a result of eroding economics, leaving the King less...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
King Pentheus and his fateful encounter with the god Dionysus
The story of king Pentheus and his fateful encounter with the god Dionysus is both horrifying and carries a certain warning. There arrived one day in Thebes a dancing god of great beauty and magnetism. So strong was his pull that all the women in that town...
Deities & Heros >> Greek

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Tension at Bhojshala shrine as Hindu rites and Namaz are carried out at the
Basant Panchami is a Hindu festival that happens to fall on a Friday this year. Madhya Pradesh's Dhar town is edgy as a large rally under the banner of Dharmajagran Manch led by local BJP MP demanded yesterday that Hindus be allowed exclusive access ...
The orthodoxy of unfamiliarity
They had a more basic knowledge of their faith, knew the relevant mantras and could certainly tell priests a thing or two about Hindu rites and philosophies.
Hard time for family performing funeral rites
Makkal Osai reported that the grieving family of K. Murugan, 62, who died in hospital on Sunday, was devastated when the condo management prohibited them from bringing his body to their apartment for the traditional Hindu rites.
A space for performing last rites in Velachery
Deciding to create a suitable space for people to perform the last rites, civic groups came together and planned to construct a concrete hall with necessary amenities in a plot measuring 1,800 sq. ft. The land belongs to Hindu Religious and Charitable ...
Rajkummar Rao's mother breathes her last
The last rites of the Kahani actor's will be carried out on Friday. Our condolences are with Rajkummar and his family and we wish he stays strong in this difficult situation. (ALSO READ: No insecurity between me and Rajkummar Rao: Manoj Bajpayee).

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