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The Religious Experience: A Wiccan Viewpoint
What is religion? Religion is a set of beliefs which allow us to understand and categorize our world and our place in it. A set of beliefs which define our culture, our expectations, our views of people and behaviors we expect. I have found several different...
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Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Aspects of Religion: A Wiccan Viewpoint
Among early Pagans, religion was a fact taken for granted, "requiring no explanation." There was no need to define religion because religion was a part of each persons being. "We have not yet encountered in Egyptian and Babylonian literature a...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
A Basic View of Paganism or Bambi Pagansim
"You people are all so nice! I like the idea of Paganism, but I don't think I could be that nice all the time." The writer was genuinely perplexed and driven to ask me if it is really possible that Pagans, Witches and Wiccans really lived such...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Autonomous Spirituality and the Art of Being Your Own God
As we continue to develop in our religious thinking, we have begun to move away from the old mythological, doctrinal and heteronomous, externally controlling religions, and towards autonomous religion, totally relevant to the individual who develops himself...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Asatru, an Ancient Religion Reborn
"Asatru" (often known as "Heathenism," "Germanic Paganism," "Elder Troth," and other names) means "faith in the Aesir", which are the Gods of pre-Christian Scandinavia. The other Germanic peoples (Goths,...
Religions >> Asatru

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The Tantric Revelation
The Tantric Body is a fascinating study that makes an important contribution to the study of South Asian religion, and will have strong appeal to students of South ...
The Evolution of Tantric Ritual March 14-16, 2014 Abstracts
Mar 14, 2014 Pre-Tantric Traditions, Ritual Fluidity, and the Problem of Mudrās ... descriptions of the vrata in non-tantric religious and literary texts, and then ...
Tantra and Veda: The Untold Story By Roar Bjonnes - Metafuture
genetic science and oral Tantric history about the time of the Vedic Aryan invasion. ... Indian culture and religion was more influenced by Tantra than the Vedas.
An Introduction to the Buddhist Tantric Systems (F. D. Lessing & A
An Introduction to the Buddhist Tantric Systems by F. D. Lessing and A.
RS 206 – Seminar in South Asian Religious Studies: Hindu Tantra
Department of Religious Studies. RS 206E: Seminar in South Asian Religious Studies: Hindu Tantra. Winter 2013.

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Brothel owner or 'priestess'? A convicted Phoenix woman says sexual 'healing
There are no johns, but 'seekers.' No sex, only 'sacred union.' There are no handjobs, only 'tantric touch.
Beautiful Photos on Display Reveal Secret Tantric Buddhist Temple
Photographer Thomas Laird is sharing photos of murals inside a secret tantric Buddhist Temple meant to only be viewed by Dalai Lamas. From November 19 to February 28 2016, the Wellcome Collection's winter exhibition in London will have on display ...
The Surprisingly Short History of Popular Yoga
Phoenix Goddess Temple Head Priestess Finishes Closing Arguments on Teary Yet
In a trial that's dragged on for four months, the jurors have heard a lot about so-called sacred sexual healing, tantric sex, and how the Phoenix Goddess Temple operated on a day-to-day basis. And finally, today, they ... for the sexual services.
Phoenix Goddess Temple Head Priestess Found Guilty of All 22 Criminal Counts
Elise has maintained from the very beginning that her temple was a non-profit church and that the tantric and “sacred sexuality” acts taking place inside were part of her religion.

Suggested Web Resources

Tantra - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
[edit]. The 24 Jain Tirthankaras forming the tantric meditative seed syllable HRIM, Gujarat, 1800's. The Tantric ...
Tantric sex - Religious tolerance
Apr 10, 2007 Neotantra was recently imported into the West and is at least partly divorced from its religious roots. It is also known as "modern tantra," or by ...
What Is Tantra? - a Tantrik Talks About the Basics of Tantrism
Tantra is mistakenly identified as the yoga of sex, black magic, witchcraft, and ... The more vigorous aspects of Vedic religion were continued and developed in ...
Tantra and Tantric Rituals of Hinduism and Buddhism
It is difficult to trace the history of tantra which is mostly obscure as in case of the history of religions. Many tantras offer mythical explanations for their origins, ...
The Power of Tantra: Religion, Sexuality and the Politics of South
Focusing on one of the oldest and most important Tantric traditions, based in Assam, northeast India, this book shows that Tantra is less about optimal sexual ...

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