Pantheisticon: Sometimes, It’s Not About Us

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A few weeks ago the good folks over at Witchvox posted an article on their Facebook page from the UK Independent entitled “Police to be given specialist training to help child victims of ‘witchcraft’ beliefs.” Later in the day, the Covenant of the Goddess posted the article on their page as well. The reader reactions [Read More...]

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...]

Bling ‘n’ Things: Horns Aplenty

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Check out these gorgeous horned headdresses. Great for ritual and festival, but wouldn’t they also make a great veil alternative for a wedding or handfasting? [Read more...]

How Sexual Was Your Beltane?

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Many of us in Pagandom participate in several groups/circles/covens etc. My preference has always been to be a part of a small, intimate group (sometimes a full-fledged “coven,” sometimes not) along with a larger, more open circle. The small group becomes my place for serious work and instruction, and hopefully lives up to the idea [Read More...]

Generous Magic: An Appeal

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Sometimes our friends call to us in need. We offer what we can. Thus are the tears in the fabric of Being repaired. The Whole is strengthened, the Community blessed, and each individual gains something. When we work with the magic of generosity, we can manifest so much. I’m writing today because the American Magic [Read More...]