paganism

Imbolc by Carl F. Neal

Description There are eight sabbats, or holidays, in the Wheel of the Year that are celebrated in one way or another by Pagans of all persuasions. Imbolc, usually celebrated on the 1st of February, is one of the less well-known of the sabbats and the only one that is associated with a Pagan deity with an early-Christian heritage. At theContinue Reading

Tending Brigid's Flame by Lunaea Weatherstone

St Brigid’s monastery at Kildare, Eire was originally founded in the 5th century by Saint Brigid. It is one of the earliest examples of Christian worship in Ireland. Although Brigid was originally a Celtic goddess – about which little was originally recorded, she was transposed as a religious figure into the much later form of Saint Brigid in which sheContinue Reading

Day of the Fish by Shannon Dorey

After many years of studying the religion of the Dogon Tribe of Africa, writer and researcher Shannon Dorey has uncovered a deep mystery behind their sacred symbols. This is a mystery that the author maintains was deliberately and extensively suppressed in most places of the ancient world by the Inquisition and the Roman Catholic Church. In Day of the Fish,Continue Reading

Celtic Tree Magic by Danu Forest

Few occult ciphers and cryptic alphabets are as fascinating or quite so old as the Ogham. This early Medieval alphabet was used throughout the Celtic regions of Britain and Ireland from the 4th century BC. In fact, they can still be found even today carved into some 400 stone monuments. In later centuries, the Ogham was dropped as a mundaneContinue Reading

From the Cauldron Born by Kristoffer Hughes

Few areas of Western Europe are as rich in ancient remains as the British Isles. In fact, it is difficult to explore its beautiful landscape without tripping over historical remains from one era or another. Sadly, most of the sacred sites that once dotted of this beautiful land have long since lost their intrinsic magick, leaving behind the stoney remainsContinue Reading

The Wisdom of Hypatia by Bruce J MacLennan PHD

If your experience of Greek philosophy is of sombre university lecturers, wearing academic hats, flowing gowns and covered in chalk dust, ‘The Wisdom of Hypatia’ might just change your opinion about a subject that is often seen as terminally tedious and utterly irrelevant to our modern technological age. Hypatia (c.400BC) was something of a rarity in an orthodox and masculineContinue Reading