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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
What is Kabbalah
Kabbalah can be interpreted and explained in different ways. Kaballah is quite difficult to categorize since its philosophy cannot be verified and not based on historic fact.
Mystic Sciences >> Symbology
Religions >> Judaism

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Shivratri spells revival for LU's Shaiva school
This development coincides with the start of 1,000th birth anniversary celebrations, to go on for four years, of Abhinavagupta known for his contribution to Shaivism which considers Lord Shiva as the Supreme Being.
Western Odisha Revels in Shivaratri Spirit
SAMBALPUR: Thousands of devotees made beelines to Shiva temples across western Odisha on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri on Monday. With Shaivism flourishing in the region due to the rule of Chauhan dynasty in the region, Shiva temples dot the ...
The Trika Tradition
Mystic Mountains of Uttarakhand
Once the focal point of Lakulish Shaivism, in the Jataganga waterway valley close to a Deodar timberland (Cedrus deodara) beginning from Artola town on Almora–Pithoragarh roadway, where two streams Nandini and Surabhi stream down the slopes in the ...
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 his terrifying form, ugra, is accompanied by a pack of dogs, while he is depicted as mendicant ascetic.

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