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"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
How Does Reiki Work?
How Does Reiki Work? Do All Healers Use Reiki? Reiki Can Never Cause Harm Energy is Never Depleted How Does Reiki Work? We are alive because life force is flowing through us. Life force flows within the physical body though pathways called chakras, meridians...
Body Mysteries >> Reiki
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
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
Ritual and Ritual Preparation
Avoid interruptions during a religious or magical rite -- take the phone off the hook, lock the doors, post a "do not disturb" notice. Depending on how your animals and/or children react to ritual, you may have to make other arrangements for them...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual

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Using body parts in muthi is witchcraft - traditional healers
Mbombela - Using human body parts to boost muthi amounts to witchcraft, the Traditional Healers Organisation (THO) said on Friday. “The use of human body parts to make muthi is unknown in the traditional healing trade. No human body parts can be used ...
District Zero: Nabarangpur launches drive to train traditional healers
With more and more children of tribals falling victim to local healing practices such as branding, the administration in India's poorest district has launched an awareness campaign to educate traditional healers about harmful healing techniques.
Nelspruit court denies traditional healers bail in baby muthi case
Nelspruit court denies traditional healers bail in baby muthi case. Eric Mashaba | 2016-02-25 09:31:03.0.
Lily Mine ancestors need to be appeased - traditional healers
Barberton – The ancestors of the Lily Mine in Mpumalanga needed to be appeased in order for things to go well with the rescue mission and future mining operations, leaders of the Traditional Healers Organisation (THO) said on Wednesday. THO national ...
Liberia: Traditional Healers Are Frontline Health Defenders in Liberia

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