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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
In Nomine Babalon: Sacred Whoredom in a Thelemic Context
Naked and trembling, pressed against my bare body, he whispered into my hair, "can I kiss you?" Instead of answering with words, I turned my face up to him. When our lips met, it felt as if some part of him opened up around me like a cocoon. I...
Body Mysteries >> Sexuality
Magick >> Thelema

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Sacred text as a platform for interreligious dialogue” Gordon
The study of sacred texts is widely practiced in religious education.
Sacred Text
Sacred Text. National Donor Sabbath. November 13-15, 2009.
Sacred Texts Buddhism
Discourse Communities, Sacred Texts, and Institutional Norms
Discourse Communities, Sacred Texts, and Institutional Norms. Richard C. Freed; Glenn J Broadhead.

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Book Review: Qur'an: reading or re-reading Islam's sacred text?
The book is the Qur'an, the Sacred Text of Islam. How people read the Qur'an and what is read as the Qur'an are not necessarily the same thing.
Hinduism finds a second Brevard home at Suntree site
Gadodia also said that temple will be open to anyone interested in attending a festival, discussing Gita, a sacred text, or participating in a yoga class.
Excellence from the Machine: 'Deus Ex: Human Revolution' Review
By Evan Narcisse on August 22, 2011 Deus Ex amounts to a sacred text for video game enthusiasts. The 2000 release designed by Warren Spector and Harvey Smith changed the way that people thought about playing through a video game story.
The World's a Stage for Tabarca
THE TINY island of Tabarca near Alicante staged a theatrical debut yesterday on an historical theme based on sacred text that told the story of 'the Virgin released from slavery'. The text was discovered by Russian Antonio, an island resident.
Saving the Torah
The Torah is Judaism's most sacred text -- the first five books of the Hebrew Bible -- painstakingly handwritten on animal-skin parchment according to a strict set of rules. Youlus said this Torah is 400 years old and is made of deerskin.

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Internet Sacred Text Archive Home
Ongoing project to publish etexts of the Oxford "Sacred Texts of the East"; online HTML; sales of CD-ROM.
Sacred-Texts: Hinduism
Christian Texts - Sacred Texts
Christian Texts at Wisdom is priceless, the sacred-texts DVD-ROM is 99.
The Hypertext Bible - Sacred Texts
Religious text - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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