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The Horned God in India and Europe
Of all of the Gods that we honor in Paganism today probably the most revered is the Horned God, in the shape and form of Cernunnos. Pick up some modern Pagan literature and chances are he is in there, listen to conversation at a Moot and you will hear him...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Deities & Heros >> Indic
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
Religions >> Vedic
Basil - The Herb of Kings
Basil, from soil to seed To strong stems and beautiful leaves. I ask for blessings to have bestowed As I nurture and watch you grow. From mornings dew and sun of afternoon To rays of the stars and midnights moon Mother Earth watch over thee As I my will, So...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary B
Indian History Rewritten
The Indian civilisation, considered to be the product of clash and subsequent inter mixture of the white-skinned civilised invaders and the dark savages native to India, has been rightly questioned in recent years, and the mischievously fabricated history of...
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic
Palm Reading
There are palm readers who claim the they could foretell the future and in way forewarn the individual. Palm reading is also known as chirology.
Divination >> Palmistry

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Shivratri spells revival for LU's Shaiva school
Named after the 10th century Shaiva philosophy scholar from Kashmir, LU's Abhinavagupta Institute of Aesthetics and Shaiva Philosophy is one of the few in the country whereShaivism is taught as a post graduate and research subject. This development ...
Gold crown dug up at Moghalmari in West Bengal
Again, while this crown might be indicative of religious harmony , Shashanka was a Shaiva and might not have been too kind towards other religions. Naturally , these matrices have to be studied while establishing the antiquity of the vihara," Maity said.
Mystic Mountains of Uttarakhand
Chennabhairadevi, The Pepper Queen of India Who Ruled for 54 Years
She gave grants to Shaiva and Vaishnava temples too. Saraswath Brahmin businessmen and skilled Konkani craftsmen took shelter in her kingdom to escape Portuguese persecution. Jain scholars Akalanka and Bhattakalaka were under the Queen's ...
What a shrine with dogs reveals about the state of puritan Islam in Pakistan
There are of course direct comparisons between Peer Abbas's idiosyncratic association with dogs and Shaivism. For example, Lord Shiva, ... In Bhairav temples all over India, devotees offer prayers to the statues of dogs or living dogs.

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