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Chinese Zodiac Signs: An Overview
Chinese zodiac presented the character of persons born under each sign in twelve consecutive years. Each year are represented by the twelve animals, as follows
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
The Character of Magick
I have a friend, her husband is morbidly obese through indulgent overeating. Whole roasts at night! She feels betrayed. My husband is unconscious in the hospital bed, as I sit here I feel incredibly alone and abandoned. I miss him, yet he is right there. A...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
"The Holly and the Ivy": a Re-Heathenized Traditional Yuletide Carol
Note: this song, in its Christianized form, was sung at the Lexington Unitarian Universalist Church in December 1999. The following comments were printed on the songsheet: "In early times, when reference was made in song or verse to 'holly' or 'ivy,'...
Holidays >> Yule
Can You Bhoga All Night Long? An Introduction to Tantra, East and West
When you hear the word Tantra, what images come to mind? Turbans and Sitar music? Mind-blowing sex? Most people in the Western world have heard the word Tantra, but few know anything in detail about what it means. The situation in India isn't much different....
Body Mysteries >> Yoga
Body Mysteries >> Sexuality
What is hypnotic trance? Does it provide unusual physical or mental capacities?
2.1 'Trance;' descriptive or misleading? Most of the classical notions of hypnosis have long held that hypnosis was special in some way from other types of interpersonal communication and that an induction (preparatory process considered by some to be...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Pagan Mythology
Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays

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Traditional Chinese characters an advantage and here's why
How was it that a stupid gweilo could understand it and an intelligent Chinese could not? I thought back to the teachers in the Mandarin school in Taipei in the 1980s. “You must use only the traditional characters,” they said.
Reading from the same script: a brief history of simplification and Chinese
Even on the mainland today, the dust has not settled with the use of simplified characters as many of the intelligentsia, including renowned director Feng Xiaogang, openly criticise them and call for the return of traditional Chinese characters.
Debate rages in Hong Kong over simplifying Chinese
Unlike mainland China, Hong Kong has always used Cantonese as its official spoken language and traditional Chinese as its writing system.
Canadian Rockies
In a week's time it would be Thanksgiving – the traditional end of summer. The birds were flying south – a great skein of geese as we left Calgary – and the “Closed/Fermé” signs were going up on the campsites.
It's (Not) Only Words: Hongkongers Freak Out After Seeing Mainland Chinese
When placed side by side, even those unfamiliar with written Chinese will see a clear difference between the traditional and simplified Chinese script—characters in the traditional script typically have more strokes.

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