February 5, 2020

As the most influential Voudou Queen in New Orleans’ history, there is no doubt that Marie Laveau was a driving force in the formation of New Orleans Voudou in four distinct ways. Read more

February 5, 2020

February is always a busy month in the Pagan world, since it’s home (for now) to two of the largest indoor Pagan festivals in North America, PantheaCon (San Jose, CA) and ConVocation (Detroit, MI). Come see when your favorite Patheos Pagan writers will be speaking and ritualizing at these events! Read more

December 25, 2019

The work of magic involves transformation, and the first transformation is the shift of perception. And once we establish that anything is possible, then the world as we know it can be flexible. Read more

December 25, 2019

One does not need to be a practicing ceremonial magician to be interested in Enochian magick. The subject has something for everyone. Read more

December 25, 2019

Mermaids—the mystical word conjures up age-old images of sea sirens, beautiful half-fish women who live along the shores of all the major oceans of the world. Their relationship with humans has always been one of mixed emotions and reactions on both sides. Perhaps this is because humans are closer in physical form to the mer-folk than to any other mystical creature. Perhaps it is because we expect a similar-looking species to think and act as we do. Read more

December 10, 2019

The best (or at least most read) posts at Patheos Pagan from 2019! It’s our annual look back before moving forward. Read more

December 3, 2019

Coming to know the runes, developing relationships with them, even remembering their shapes and names can be a daunting task. You are learning a new language with all its complexities and subtleties, within the context of time and location. Be patient. Be willing to listen. You will be rewarded. Read more

November 13, 2019

Anyone can memorize a deck of cards, but there’s nothing like being blessed with the gift of sight through your ancestors. When we dedicate our tools to the ancestors or a spirit, we are literally giving them the tools. Read more

November 13, 2019

How to protect your home with sacred smoke. Read more

November 4, 2019

Combining his interests in mysticism, mythology, psychology, anthropology, and art, Arthur Taussig has created a deck to be used as a powerful tool for self-transformation—personal alchemy. Read more




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