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Our Pagan Village: The Importance and Persuit of Honor
Candlelight flickers over the Beltaine revels. Food is laid out in the circle for the feast. Only one rule – no one can feed themselves. Each is dependent on friends and loved ones for sustenance, joy and delight. After an hour of laughter and revels and way...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
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
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...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 6
AS THE WORM TURNS Health and well being are part of the natural birthright of the human being. With all of its organs intact, the right diet, exercise and mental focus, a human body can overcome any disease. Even so, the effects of living in this...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology

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Bears in the Sky (3-8)
Mar 24, 2013 mythological stories to explain constellations. Materials. • Night sky handout.
Constellation Ursa Major URSA MAJOR
the heavens, becoming the constellation Ursa Major and Ursa. Minor (some say that Arcas becomes the constellation Bootes). Unlike earthly bears which have ...
The Ursas - Geocentricity
Our last article, “Cetus,” appeared in issue number 104. In this issue we look at the two bears, Ursa Major and. Ursa Minor.
The Constellations - Hays Cummins' Home Page
Wow!! Ursa Major and Ursa Minor (Big and Little Dippers) ... Ursa Major and Ursa Minor.
The Brightest Stars in Ursa Major - KW-RASC Home Page
Ursa Major is a constellation visible throughout the year in the northern hemisphere. ... high into the sky, Callisto as Ursa Major and her son Arcas as Ursa Minor.

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“Vulpes vulpes,” or foxes have holes. Part 1
The Greek word arktós, from which English has Arctic, is related to Latin ursus “bear,” familiar to English speakers from Ursa Major, Ursa Minor, and the female name Ursula “little she-bear.” The protoform must have begun with (a)rkt– or something similar.
Wawasee students learn about astronomy, mythology
So far, students have learned about constellations in the northern circumpolar sky such as Cassiopeia and Ursa Minor and Major, and northern winter constellations such as Gemini and Orion, Cripe said. But soon they'll start studying northern summer ...
Duncan Boy Scouts earn badges, plan for garage sale fundraiser
Later, the boys worked on their astronomy badges as scout leader Scott Vaughn taught them about different constellations, including the Big Dipper (Ursa Major), the Little Dipper (Ursa Minor) and Orion's belt.
Astronomers to view Jupiter and constellations
Along with Jupiter, the astronomers will discuss the constellations that are close enough to the North Star that they circle it all night.
Sky Watch: The difference between constellations, asterisms
This asterism is the rear end and tail of the constellation Ursa Major, the big bear. The constellation Leo, the lion, contains another easy-to-find asterism — a backward question mark that creates the right side of the beast.

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Ursa Major - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ursa Major /ˈɜːrsə ˈmeɪdʒər/ (also known as the Great Bear) is a constellation in the northern ..... Callisto is Ursa Major and her son, Arcas, is Ursa Minor.
Ursa Minor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ursa Minor and Ursa Major were related by the Greeks to the myth of Callisto and her son Arcas, both placed in the sky by Zeus. In a variant of the story in which ...
The Myths of Ursa Major, The Great Bear | AAVSO
Apr 16, 2010 A Roman myth involves both bears, Ursa Major and Ursa Minor. A beautiful maiden, Callisto, hunting in the forest, grew tired and laid down to ...
A very large constellation, Ursa Major is best known for its famous asterism or star ... Ursa Minor means little bear in Latin, but this circumpolar constellation ...
Ursa Major Constellation: Myth, Facts, Stars, Location, Star Map
Ursa Major constellation lies in the northern sky. Its name means “the great bear,” or “the larger bear,” in Latin. The smaller bear is represented by Ursa Minor.

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