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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
Hinduism: An Overview
Hinduism is believed to be the oldest organized religion in the world. It ranks as the third largest religion in the world after Christianity and Islam.
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Rituals, invocations and sacred space
"There is a single main definition of the object of all magickal Ritual. It is the uniting of the Microcosm with the Macrocosm. The Supreme and Complete Ritual is therefore the Invocation of the Holy Guardian Angel; or, in the language of the Mysticism,...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual
Magick >> Rituals
Everyday is Sacred
Throughout history, people of nature religions found something sacred everywhere they looked. There was no clear-cut boundary between what was religious and what was not, what was magical and what was not. Examples of this can be found all over Europe, where...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
Sacred Space: Circles and Altars
The magic circle or sphere is a well-defined, non-physical temple. There are two main types -- those used by ceremonial magicians are designed to protect the magician from the forces he or she raises. Our circles are used to create sacred space to commune...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual
Hawke, Elen: British Author
Elen Hawke is an author, artist and British witch from Oxford, England with many years experience both living and teaching the Craft. She is a Craft elder, a Wiccan initiate, and a professional astrologer and tarot reader, as well as being a working...
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Hindu Holy Place Altered by Technology
Hindu Holy Place Altered by Technology, Development, Pollution first published in Religion News Service. May 19, 2005.
American Geographical Society
the sacred geometry of Vijayanagar (1993).
Geography of Religions and Belief Systems Working Bibliography
Caplan, A. 1997. The Role of Pilgrimage Priests in Perpetuating Spatial Organization within Hinduism.
571 INTRODUCTION In order to protect Balinese culture and reli
Hindu society. One of the bhisama regulations is about the rules of Surrounding Sacred Site Temple of 5 kilometers radius.
The Layout of Sacred Places
Banaras Hindu University. Varanasi, UP 221005. India.

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List of significant religious sites - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is considered by many to be the most sacred place of pilgrimage for Hindus irrespective of denomination.
Hindu Temples - Hindu Temples of the World - Sacred Destinations
Hindu Temples: Illustrated index of hindu temples profiled on Sacred Destinations.
Sacred sites of the Indian sub-continent - Wikitravel
[edit] Hindu. Pilgrims bathing on the ghats, Varanasi.
tirtha (Hindu sacred place) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
tirtha (Hindu sacred place), in Hinduism, a holy river, mountain, or other place made sacred through association with a deity or saint.
Heart of Hinduism: Holy Places
The map below shows all the major holy places mentioned and also the main sacred rivers and mountains.

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