Dear Jasmine: Pagan and Hindu Connections

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Dear Jasmine, I am new to Paganism and so far my time in the community I have noticed allot of Indian influences within paganism, such as Bindis and use of the Hindu Deities. Is there a connection to Hindu and Neo-Pagan beliefs or is there another reason for these influences? Sincerely, A Dear A, This [Read More...]

Dear Jasmine: Patron Deities

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Dear Jasmine, I was wondering how do you find your patron god and goddess? I think I am called to one, but I am just not sure at all. How do I know? Blessings, Lady P Dear Lady P, I have been pagan for over 16 years now, and put in a ton of time [Read More...]

Dear Jasmine: The Rede

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Dear Jasmine, I am wondering about The Rede and “Harm None”, and how it works with yourself. Is intentionally harming yourself with toxins (cigarettes, alcohol, pills) fall into the category of harm none? Sincerely, Pixie Dear Pixie, First off I will start by saying that I do not use the Rede in my practice. I [Read More...]

Dear Jasmine: Spell Substitutions

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Dear Jasmine, I am wondering about spell substitutions and how to best do them, especially when I do not have all the items on hand for a working? Thank you, Lovely Dear Lovely, I will warn you in advanced that my advice will probably not be what you were looking for in the way of [Read More...]

Dear Jasmine: Can I mix Muslim and Pagan Beliefs?

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Dear Jasmine, I am a Muslim woman and I have recently felt a calling to expand my current faith to be more earth based and in tune with my feminine side, similar to paganism. I would say it’s how connected pagans are to nature that calls me. I want to connect and be in tuned [Read More...]

Dear Jasmine: Coming out of the Broom Closet

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Dear Jasmine, I am wondering what is the best way to come out of the “broom closet” to my friends and family? Sincerely, Sberry Dear Sberry, An old teacher of mine used to tell everyone that you should only need to share your spirituality with those you would want to share your underwear with. I [Read More...]

Dear Jasmine: Meditation

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Dear Jasmine, I am relatively new on my pagan path and one thing that I am having a lot of problems with is Meditating. I hear many people say that it is the first step in beginning magical workings and helping to connect to my deity, it just goes on and on! I have never [Read More...]


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