Imbolc is a pagan holiday that occurs when winter is half over. Find out ways to honor this sacred time.
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.
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!
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.
Anubis was the original Egyptian God of the Dead and the God of funerary rights. But there is more to Anubis than meets the eye.
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.
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.
An overview of the Celtic festival Samhain, from ancient times to its modern aspects, including recipes and rituals (first published in Pagan Forest Magazine).
Sunset today, Monday April 30th, marks the beginning of Beltane. Here is a quick history and a list of activities Pagans can do to celebrate this vibrant holiday.
Information on the pagan celebration of Ostara and seven crystals that are suited to this time of the year.
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!
Witches are more than just broomsticks and cauldrons. Wicca, a new-age Pagan religion, is finding more and more popularity, but how many people know what it is?
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.
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?
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?.....
Áine is the Queen of the Faeries, a Celtic Sun goddess, and an inspiration to me as a woman. I am sharing her story in hopes that men and women will learn from her tales and learn to be truer to themselves. She can help with healing and herbal magick as well.
Mabon is the festival celebrated at the autumn equinox and is the second of three pagan harvest festivals.
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.
Love jack-o-lanterns for Samhain? Here are some Pagan pumpkin carving stencils for you to print and use this year.
Planning to celebrate the seasons and honor Mother Earth with the Wheel of the Year? Learn more about the eight magical pagan holidays.
Broadly speaking, Paganism, from a Western viewpoint, means all religions that do not trace their origins to Abraham, i.e. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
A Witch's perspective on the Maya Goddess IxChel, including how to bring Her magick into your daily life.
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.
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.
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.
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.