June 18, 2020

There is no one way or right way to celebrate a sabbat, we each celebrate and interpret the sabbats in whatever way makes the most sense to us personally. Here are how some of the writers at Patheos Pagan celebrate and view the Summer Solstice. Read more

June 15, 2020

Catholicism provided the perfect veneer to safeguard ancestral indigenous and African spiritual practices. Read more

June 4, 2020

The unpredictably violent and massive hippopotamus, whose name derives from the Greek for “horse of the river,” was feared and revered in ancient Egypt as much as she is today among the Kalabari of Nigeria. Taweret and Ammit, two hippopotamus deities from the ancient Egyptian pantheon, played roles in rituals surrounding birth and death, while, southwest of Egypt, the mask of the hippo water spirit Otobo was used as part of a ritual ceremony. Read more

May 20, 2020

Whether you are looking for a healing spell, a protection ritual, ideas on how to hold an online ritual, or perhaps just some online comfort, you’ll find all that and more here. Read more

April 13, 2020

Even as the returning Sun allows plant life to flourish on the Earth, the herbs attributed to the Sun act to restore health and vitality. They stimulate and balance the human health system that suffers from either excess or deficiency. Read more

April 3, 2020

Whether you are seeking to protect your emotional well-being, reinforce your confidence, or find some comfort in a stressful world, protection spells can help. Feeling unsafe puts a strain on your emotional state and robs you of energy, but effective spellwork can strengthen your comfort and security and heal your body and mind. Read more

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

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