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Herbs of Folklore and Modern Medicine: White Willow, Aloe Vera, and Garlic
Many of the medicinal herbs we use today have been studied by modern science for application in today’s medical field. These studies have shown that our ancestral folk uses of these herbs were very much correct in their applications. Here we will explore...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
Baba Yaga: A Demon or A Goddess?
Growing up in Kiev, Ukraine, I loved reading and listening to fairy tales. These stories, filled with Slavic flavor, were opening up a new world for me, a world where one is to learn lessons and always to succeed, a world in which no matter how many hardships...
Deities & Heros >> Slavic
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
Grimassi, Raven
Raven Grimassi is the author of several books on Wicca and Witchcraft, including The Wiccan Mysteries, which was awarded Book of the Year and First Place-Spirituality Book by the Coalition of Visionary Retailers in 1998. Raven Grimassi was born in 1951 to an...
Real Interviews >> Authors
Harding, Deborah
Deborah Harding began gardening alongside her parents when she was just able to walk. She lives in Ohio with her husband and two daughters. She writes articles on herbal concerns for magazines and web-zines, and gives lectures and workshops on growing herbs...
Real Interviews >> Authors
Synaesthesia: The Crossing of the Senses
"We interpret one sense by another." William Hazlitt "Although medicine has known about synaesthesia for three centuries, it keeps forgetting that it knows. Richard Cytowic, in "Synaesthesia: Phenomenology and Neuropsychology a Review of...
Modern Science >> Synesthesia
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

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GENRE SPACE OF FOLK NARRATIVE TRADITION: THE RUSSIAN
Genre Space of Traditional Russian Folklore (or Ethnopoetry, Oral Poetry), features) of the space are (a) versified vs.
The Role of Traditional Russian Folklore in Soviet Propaganda
Russian Folklore in Soviet Propaganda. Rachel Goff. During the Stalin era in the Soviet Union, “Folklore...
Forum: Russian Folk Art Under Lenin and Stalin
Transformation of a Russian Folk Choir*. Susannah Lockwood Smith. The curtain opens.
Role of the Folk Songs in the Russian Opera of the 18th Century
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Mark Morris/Renard, Mostly Mozart Festival, New York
The jaunty chamber opera fashioned from Russian folklore takes up such favourite Morris subjects as venality, hypocrisy and horniness. And the music's bumptiousness lends itself to another Morris lodestar, the Saturday morning cartoon.
Barnyard burlesque: the Mark Morris Dance Group premieres 'Renard'
With an assist from four male voices, the ballet-cantata relates a fable that Stravinsky pieced together from Russian folklore; the dancers act out the tale like jolly, strolling minstrels. Where: Rose Theater, Frederick P.
Marc Chagall: Leading the Russians to the AGO
But the masterpiece mostly channels Russian folklore and folk art much as did Igor Stravinsky's groundbreaking musical scores of the same period.

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Russian folklore: Saint-Petersburg Guide
To get to know the real Russia one has to be familiar with its traditional folklore. Here on these pages you will find Russian legends, tales, beliefs, and fairy tales.
Baba Yaga
In Russian folklore there are many stories of Baba Yaga, the fearsome witch with iron teeth. In Russian that's: 'Baba Yaga Kostianaya Noga'.

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