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  • Information on the pagan celebration of Samhain, and seven crystals that are suited to this time of the year.

    Seven Crystals for Samhain

    Seven Crystals for Samhain

    by Claire4

  • Witches are more than just broomsticks and cauldrons. Wicca, a new-age Pagan religion, is gaining more and more popularity, but how many people really know what it is?

    Paganism Today: An Introduction to Wicca

    Paganism Today: An Introduction to Wicca

    by aliasis3

  • Planning to celebrate the seasons and honor Mother Earth with the Wheel of the Year? Learn more about the history and significance of the eight pagan holidays.

    Wheel of the Year: The Eight Pagan Holidays

    Wheel of the Year: The Eight Pagan Holidays

    by Sonia Perozzi18

  • Information on seven crystals that are ideal for use during the pagan celebration of Yule.

    Seven Crystals for Yule

    Seven Crystals for Yule

    by Claire0

  • There are two different meanings of “Fairy Faith.” First, it simply refers to the old folkloric belief in fairies, and the practices found therein. The second meaning is found in modern paganism.

    The Fairy Faith: An Ancient Indigenous Religion

    The Fairy Faith: An Ancient Indigenous Religion

    by Carolyn Emerick28

  • Have you ever wondered about the origins of the holidays you celebrate? Many of them are Pagan in nature and have evolved with the times. Read on and find out more!

    Pagan Nature Celebrations

    Pagan Nature Celebrations

    by Jean Bakula6

  • This obscure Hindu goddess is not as well known as her counterparts, but she is a goddess who can teach you important life lessons. She uses heartbreak, trauma, and brokenness as tools to fuel her through life as she rides on the back of a giant crocodile down the River of the Universe.

    Akhilandeshvari: The Goddess Never Not Broken

    Akhilandeshvari: The Goddess Never Not Broken

    by Amanda Wilson1

  • Discover seven types of crystal that are ideal for use at Imbolc. We will discuss common properties and unique attributes associated with these seven selections.

    Seven Crystals for Imbolc

    Seven Crystals for Imbolc

    by Claire0

  • Information on the pagan celebration of Ostara and seven crystals that are suited to this time of the year.

    Seven Crystals for Ostara

    Seven Crystals for Ostara

    by Claire2

  • Information on crystals that are suited for use around and during the pagan harvest festival of Lammas.

    Seven Crystals for Lammas

    Seven Crystals for Lammas

    by Claire0

  • History and lore of the Greenman, including how to bring His magick into your daily life.

    Exploring the Greenman

    Exploring the Greenman

    by Jennifer Jorgenson6

  • The Fall Equinox is a time for balance and reflection. But most of all, it's for taking time to give thanks for your life, your magick, and your spirituality.

    Celebrating the Fall Equinox

    Celebrating the Fall Equinox

    by Amanda Wilson1

  • Mighty Macha is the sister to Badb and Anu of the sisters Morrigan. She can infuse your life with fertile abundance, with the vibrant power of the sun, and the strength and bravery of a Celtic warrior. I will summarize her ancient lore and suggest ways to bring her into your life.

    The Magic of the Morrigan: Mighty Macha

    The Magic of the Morrigan: Mighty Macha

    by Amanda Wilson0

  • The Morrigan is a Celtic Triple Goddess comprised of three sisters. Anu, otherwise known as Anand, is referred to as Morrigu, the third sister. She is more than a Land Goddess—she is the land, nourishing the gods with her rich soil and lush foliage.

    The Magic of The Morrigan: Alluring Anu

    The Magic of The Morrigan: Alluring Anu

    by Amanda Wilson0

  • The magic of the Morrigan affects every aspect of life. This Celtic Triple Goddess is comprised of three sisters, and while each reflects the essence of the Morrigan, each sister plays a unique role. Badb the Battle Crow possesses magic that heals, enriches, and helps you peer into the future.

    The Magic of the Morrigan: Badb the Battle Crow

    The Magic of the Morrigan: Badb the Battle Crow

    by Amanda Wilson2

  • Although many spiritual people today consider God to be firmly male, the concept of female divinity is an ancient one. Mother-figure deities are still found in many contemporary religions.

    European Mother Goddesses

    European Mother Goddesses

    by Carolyn Emerick23

  • I really hope I can find a way to compress the vast amount of information on Paganism into this Hub. My hope is that for those people who don't really know what Paganism is all about, this article will at least make it a little bit clearer and dispel many popular misconceptions about Paganism in general. So what is Paganism and what is a Pagan?.....

    What is Paganism and what is a Pagan?

    What is Paganism and what is a Pagan?

    by Cindy Lawson117

  • At our house, one thing you can usually count on at Samhain is a bubbling hot cauldron of beef stew! This is my favorite recipe—I don't think we've had a Samhain without it for 15 years.

    Samhain Recipe: Sage’s Traditional Sabbat Beef Stew

    Samhain Recipe: Sage’s Traditional Sabbat Beef Stew

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright8

  • Some Pagans take offense to St. Paddy's Day and protest by spending the day dressed in black. Others don their greens and put on the corned beef and cabbage, celebrating it in a new way—All Snakes Day!

    All Snakes Day: Pagan St. Patrick's Day Celebration

    All Snakes Day: Pagan St. Patrick's Day Celebration

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright0

  • Brigid was an Irish, Celtic Goddess who was worshipped as the one who could aid people in survival against all odds. When Christianity came to Ireland, she was somehow able to become both St. Brigid, and also maintain her identity as a Pagan Goddess. Pretty nifty, wouldn't you say?

    Brigid: Celtic Goddess and Catholic Saint

    Brigid: Celtic Goddess and Catholic Saint

    by Jean Bakula15

  • Wicca or Asatru, La Santisima Muerte or Voodoo? There are many spiritual paths you can follow, and all of them are very different from one another. Here are some ideas to get you started.

    Which Alternative Religion Is Right for You?

    Which Alternative Religion Is Right for You?

    by Carrie Peterson8

  • A Book of Shadows is a journal or record of learned magickal knowledge. These can be made by individuals or passed down within established spiritual traditions.

    How to Start Your Own Book of Shadows

    How to Start Your Own Book of Shadows

    by Raye17

  • Samhain, Halloween, All Hallow's Eve, Shadowfest—no matter what you choose to call this holiday, there is one thing we can all agree on: it is arguably the most powerful time for magic and divination. Here are some magical workings that even newcomers can try.

    Magic for Samhain: Simple Spells and Potions

    Magic for Samhain: Simple Spells and Potions

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright0

  • Crystals can be very beneficial for anyone travelling, whether for buisness or leisure. This article describes some of these stones and the benefits they bring.

    Seven Crystals for Traveling

    Seven Crystals for Traveling

    by Claire0

  • What can you do to share your Pagan holidays with your children? How can you create family traditions and make seasonal celebrations meaningful for them? Try some of these Imbolc activities and crafts to start building wonderful memories for your Sabbats.

    Imbolc for Pagan Families: Ideas for Celebrating With Children

    Imbolc for Pagan Families: Ideas for Celebrating With Children

    by Mackenzie Sage Wright5

  • Mabon is the festival celebrated at the autumn equinox and is the second of three pagan harvest festivals.

    7 Crystals to Use for Mabon

    7 Crystals to Use for Mabon

    by Claire2

  • Broadly speaking, Paganism, from a Western viewpoint, means all religions that do not trace their origins to Abraham, i.e. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

    An Explanation of Paganism and Its Origins

    An Explanation of Paganism and Its Origins

    by Rupert Taylor0

  • This article is intended to provide the reader with information on how to make Pagan/Wiccan black salt and explain what black salt represents within the religion.

    Pagan Black Salt: Origins and DIY Recipe

    Pagan Black Salt: Origins and DIY Recipe

    by Daniella Lopez18

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