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Our Pagan Village: The Importance and Persuit of Honor
Candlelight flickers over the Beltaine revels. Food is laid out in the circle for the feast. Only one rule – no one can feed themselves. Each is dependent on friends and loved ones for sustenance, joy and delight. After an hour of laughter and revels and way...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
What is hypnotic trance? Does it provide unusual physical or mental capacities?
2.1 'Trance;' descriptive or misleading? Most of the classical notions of hypnosis have long held that hypnosis was special in some way from other types of interpersonal communication and that an induction (preparatory process considered by some to be...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 6
AS THE WORM TURNS Health and well being are part of the natural birthright of the human being. With all of its organs intact, the right diet, exercise and mental focus, a human body can overcome any disease. Even so, the effects of living in this...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
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....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
The Religious Experience: A Wiccan Viewpoint
What is religion? Religion is a set of beliefs which allow us to understand and categorize our world and our place in it. A set of beliefs which define our culture, our expectations, our views of people and behaviors we expect. I have found several different...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
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

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A Look at the Hindu Maha Shivaratri Festival
It is said that Lord Shiva himself is pleased with people who honor him through fasting, all-night vigil, and the offering of bael leaves. Thus, these three main activities generally mark the Maha Shivaratri festival.
Swasthani Vrata Katha in Photos: Nepal's Month-Long Festival of Fasting and
The ritual is said to have started after King Himalaya's daughter Parvati, the Hindu goddess of love, fertility and devotion, spent a month fasting and praying to the goddess Swasthani, asking to marry Mahadev whom she had longed for since childhood.
Nine important things to know about eating and drinking in Germany
Germany's favorite fast food originated in Turkey. The döner kebab is a flatbread filled with grilled meat, onions, tomatoes, ... People have various reasons for choosing not to eat meat: Some are influenced by Buddhism or Hinduism.
Faith and Action: Many cultures, religions recommend regular fasting
The Bhagavad Gita, one of the sacred texts of Hinduism, speaks to the right attitude in which we live our lives, including when we fast: “That offering I accept, lovingly made / With pious will. Whate'er thou doest, Prince!
Why it isn't 'depraved' to look at Mahishasura as the victim
The joyous celebration of Durga Puja, accompanied by endless feasting in West Bengal, contrasts with the austere vegetarianism and, in some cases, fasting, by North Indian Hindus during Navaratri. And as Sitaram Yechury of the CPI(M) pointed out in ...

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