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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
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
Aviary at the Gates of Heaven: Examining the Bird Symbolism in the Thoth Empress Card
"This card, summed up, may be called the Gate of Heaven." Book of Thoth, p. 77. Eight birds adorn the fourth card of the Thoth Deck Major Arcana, The Empress. These eight birds, their variant symbology united, point at one overarching meaning -- as...
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
The Sacred Wheel: The Sabbats
The Wheel of the Year honors the never ending cycle of life, death, and rebirth. It expresses the belief which Pagan religions hold that time is circular, not linear. The Sabbats are derived from the rich traditions of seasonal festivals as celebrated by...
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays

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One, Two, Three, Trump
The goal-three bird has his eye on November, when, if he gets that far, it will be quite important that his former opponents support him, or at least keep quiet. So the goal-three ... He'll kick every sacred cow he can, to get more attention.
Nature Journal: Is the eagle a bird of 'bad moral character'?
For the early Cherokees the bald eagle was their most sacred bird, serving as a symbol of peace or victory. Some dreams in which eagles appeared indicated illness or death, which might be averted by arranging an eagle dance, the most spectacular and ...
Sri Lanka arrests two men for torturing sea eagle
Photos showed a group of men watching the bird being skinned by at least one man with a knife, while another filmed the incident on a mobile phone. Inspector Kumara said the pair were being charged under Sri Lanka`s flora and fauna act and could be ...
A demon ate the sun: How solar eclipses inspired superstition
Medicine men and community elders would try to counteract an eclipse's evil portents by chanting, singing, and throwing sacred or magical objects toward the sun, the authors explained. Swallowing the sun.
Bird photography passion sparked by Royal Botanic Gardens cleaning job
Neeraj Sharma went from working in finance at IBM to being a cleaner in a public park. Undiscouraged by his change of circumstances, Mr Sharma used his new job to explore a passion for bird photography. He told 774 ABC Melbourne's Rafael Epstein that ...

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