AgoraWayfaring Woman: Hekate’s Hounds: Warders Between Worlds
In ancient times, the goddess Hekate was worshipped as the Leader of the Dogs (Skylakagetis in Greek). Black dogs in particular were sacred to her.
Beneath the MoonHalloween in England
Although there is a lot of folklore about All Hallows Eve originating from parts of the UK which is probably correct - I hate to disappoint people…Halloween as we know it with the fancy dress, carved pumpkins and trick or treating only really came to England about fifteen or so years ago (from my personal recollection anyway).
At the HermWorking Polytheism Part 2: Means
Polytheism is not a mere belief. To be real, it must be practiced, and then we meet the Gods face to face…
Voodoo UniverseSimple Samhain Crafts For All Ages
I almost titled this post Simple Samhain Crafts for humans of all ages and dogs... no just kidding. You can however, see from the pictures that everyone got in on the fun.
AgoraThe Morrigan and Samhain | Irish-American Witchcraft | The Agora | Patheos.com
One question I get asked fairly often is whether or not the Morrigan had a day associated with her historically¹ and if so what would it be? The answer from a straight... [Read More]
The Witching HourConnecticut School Cancels Hallowe’en, Citing “Respect for Religious Beliefs”
Elvira says, “Hey! Don’t cancel Hallowe’en for stupid reasons!” An elementary school in Niantic, CT has canceled its Hallowe’en festivities citing a number of reasons,... [Read More]
John BeckettSamhain – A Solitary Ritual
Holidays and holy days are better with friends and family. But many Pagans maintain solitary practices. Even if you work with a group, sometimes you can’t be with them for one... [Read More]
Gateway GoddessA Five-Day Decluttering Ritual For The Samhain Soul
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about decluttering. Not just the kind that has left me, for the first time in my life, with more drawer space than things to put in them. But the... [Read More]
The Zen PaganThere Is No Such Thing as “Cultural Appropriation”
Addendum: People are still linking to this a year after it was first posted. It’s my most popular piece by orders of magnitude, which is weird (I would have thought psychedelic... [Read More]
The Allergic Pagan
Through the Grapevine