Originally posted on Adventures in Vanaheim:
Almost half an hour before Hallowe’en starts officially (as of this writing), so I thought that to get into the spirit (lol pun) of things I’d write a post on vampires, because I don’t like werewolves and zombies are getting old already. I don’t think any other creature has…

Originally posted on White Cranes:
Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self is the account of an extraordinarily talented lucid dreamer who goes beyond the boundaries of both psychology and religion. In the process, he stumbles upon the Inner Self. While lucid (consciously aware) in the dream state and able to act and interact with…

Originally posted on Preservation in Mississippi:
If you ‘re looking for some spooky fun with a historical twist this week you are in luck.  Four cemeteries in Mississippi Gulf Coast National Heritage Area are offering tours with grave side re-enactments.  To learn more about the Biloxi, Bay St. Louis, and Pascagoula tours click here (and…

Originally posted on HELLENISMO:
(Translation from Italian into English by Adrian Bedford, from Hellenismo, Comunità Hellena Italiana)   “Many members of the group have provided lists with the names of cakes, and I would like to share as many as I can remember with you …” There are many references to “cakes”, both textual and…

Originally posted on Mystical Bewilderment:
I live in western Massachusetts and ‘Frankenstorm’ is heading our way. If it does half the damage that they’re expecting, I figure I will be out of power for about a week. For those of you who are in its projective path, may your gods watch over you.

Originally posted on Mountain, Path, and Pool:
So I went back to the UU for another Temple of the Goddess ritual because I quite enjoyed myself last time. There are some things that they do that are excellent, some things that don’t interest me, and some things that are downright trite and cheesy. I guess…

Originally posted on White Cranes:
Herakleion Museum, Crete, Greece. 1600 B.C. This figurine represents an agricultural fertility Goddess or her Priestess. The original was found in a storage room in the Palace of Knossos, Crete. She is a votive offering and not a cult figure and therefore, probably represents a Priestess who is perhaps a…

Originally posted on Mystical Bewilderment:
I realized something the other day when I was thinking about ma’at and Sekhmet and Sutekh’s relation to the belief. I realized that, myself included, a lot of people seem to think that ma’at is intrinsically associated with rainbows, happiness, and unicorn farts. There are roses and oases everywhere filled…

Originally posted on Isiopolis:
This painting is from the Temple of Isis in Pompeii and shows Isis receiving the “bull-maiden,” Io According to Herodotus, the Egyptians never sacrifice cows “for these are sacred to Isis. For the image of Isis is always made in the form of a woman with the horns of an ox,…