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Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Pagan Origins Of Christian Mythology
The Judeo-Christian religions were founded in a region of the world where savior religions existed for thousands of years. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in the Bible may be traced to earlier myths of the Persians, Egyptians, and other people...
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
The Basics of Vedic Mythology
The Vedic language forms a chain with the isolating, agglutinative and inflexional stages of the Indus language, as proved by the march of the clause ta na Sa of the isolating Indus to the vedic root tarS (to be thirsty). At the isolating stage of the...
Deities & Heros >> Indic
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
Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Uva Ursa: Correspondences
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi Poison Folk Names: Arberry, Bearberry, Bear's Grape, Kinnikinnick, Mealberry, Mountain Box, Mountain Cranberry, Red Bearberry, Sagackhomi, Sandberry Gender: Planet: Element: Deity: Power: Psychic Workings...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary U
Select Cross-Cultural and Historical Personifications of Death
This extensive introduction includes some of the more well known, along with some lesser known Death "incarnations", and I use that term loosely, as in many cultures, the Angel of Death can be quite an adept shapeshifter. We have tried to cull...
Mystic Sciences >> Necromantic Studies

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Starwatch: Bright shiners are good for the eyes
While different cultures have their own unique mythology, all of the constellations are pictures of the characters that make up these soap operas of the night sky. ...
The Immortals Behind the Stars (Op-Ed)
Years later, Callisto's son, Arcas, sees a bear wandering through the temple grounds. Unaware that the bear is his mother, he sends an arrow through its heart.
Winter Triangle on display in southern sky
Most of the designs we see are the same individual constellations that were used by ancient cultures as visual aids to tell tales of mythology that vary from culture to culture. ...
Evan Birnholz's guide to the Feb. 7 Post Magazine crossword, “Super Bowl Shuffle”
Happy Super Bowl Sunday, folks! Today's crossword featured a meta, the kind of puzzle-within-a-puzzle where the theme leads you to a unique answer. The instructions were to find “an important aspect of the Super Bowl.
Credit Illustration by Tom Bachtell
She continued with the astronomy lesson: “The first Donald John Trump star is in the constellation of Perseus”—the Greek mythological hero who beheaded Medusa—“in the northern circumpolar region.

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