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History of the Egyptian Religion, part I: Early Dynastic Period
I - Predynastic - Early Dynastic Period. The temples were in essence the *Home of the God* and thus a place where only Pharaoh as the Son of God and those he appointed as his deputies, could meet with the god. This goes all the way back to Archaic and...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
Brigid - The Goddess of Imbolc and Celtic Europe
Celtic Myth | Ireland | Britain | Christianity | A Myth The Pagan goddess Brigid is perhaps one of the oldest goddesses of Celtic Europe still recognized and worshipped. In fact, until the mid-twentieth century in Scotland, she was still welcomed in at Imbolc...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The twins Artemis and Apollo
The story of the twin gods Artemis and Apollo was filled with intrigue and deception. Their conception was controversial in itself
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Egyptian Temples, part IV: The Temple Building
Model of the Universe From at least the New Kingdom on the Egyptian cult temple building was a symbolic model of the universe. It was built along an east-west axis, following the sun´s course through the day and surrounded by a brick wall built in alternating...
Religions >> Egyptian
Egyptian Temples, part V: Daily Rituals
Preparations for the Awakening of the God began already before dawn. The temple workers were busy baking fresh bread, preparing other offerings like meat and vegetables, even flowers, and arrange everything carefully on platters. The offerings had to satisfy...
Religions >> Egyptian
Samhain: Summonings, Conjurations, Invocations - Why Bother?
With the approach of Samhain, Halloween, All Soul's Day, and "the Day of the Dead" (all related festivals), I've heard several folks declare that they are going to ignore the main focus of the party. They aren't going to bother the spirits, but...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism

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Festival / Medieval samurai ritual revived at symbolic shrine in Kamakura
During the Kamakura Traditional Festival known as Kamakura Matsuri and held mainly at this shrine, the entire town is bustling. The main attractions are the shizuka no mai dance performed at the Tsurugaoka Hachimangu shrine on the second Sunday of ...
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Portland Japanese Garden expansion groundbreaking (photos and video)
Priests, musicians and an altar maiden from the Tsurugaoka Hachimangu shrine in Kamakura, Japan, flew in to bless the new Cultural Crossing project and expansion that will include a new entrance, art gallery and cafe. The six shrine members clapped, ...
Japan's festival calendar 2016
Awashima Shrine's Doll Floating Festival keeps the tradition alive by towing boats crammed with dolls out to sea. More:
Think Shiva and Sushi have nothing in common? Japan worships them both
In fact, there are hundreds of shrines to Goddess Saraswati alone in that country, along with innumerable representations of Lakshmi, Indra, Brahma, Ganesha, Garuda, Shiva and others.

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