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Folklore Winter Predictions
Let us look at some of the ways of folklore winter predictions.
Eostre - Germanic Goddess Of Spring
The German goddess of spring, fertility, and rebirth is considered by many to be Eostre, sometimes referred to as Ostara. Some say Eostre is the ancient Norse goddess of spring. Both the name Eostre and Ostara are often used in Germanic Neopaganism.
Encyclopedia Of Magical Herbs - Review
The depth of research and dedication to the accuracy of the powers of herbs gave us the perfect companion book for Magical Herbalism. Cunningham's Encyclopedia Of Magical Herbs is an excellent resource for herbs and their magical, as well as ritual, uses.
There is evidence that as early as 1700 BC, the ceremonies and festival for the Mysteries were held at the site. The rituals and ceremonies performed to initiate new followers of Demeter and Persephone are called the Eleusinian Mysteries.
Devils Tower and The Pleiades
Looking Southeast in the early morning hours I saw them. The Seven Sisters, sitting peacefully together, safe from danger. They have become a beautiful star cluster and celestial ancestors.
Deirdre and Naoise - Irish Legend
The Irish legend of Deirdre and Naoise comes from the Ulster Cycle stories. These are tales from the time when Conchobar mac Nessa was king of Ulster. The story of Deidre and Naoise is one of undying love and tragic consequences for that love.
Deirdre and Naoise - In Exile
In their exile, Deirdre and Naoise, the two brothers, warriors and their families, servants and all, journeyed from kingdom to kingdom, seeking refuge, and each time had to leave for fear of being killed.
Danu - Celtic Goddess Of Tuatha de Danann
Since the earliest known cultures of humanity, archeological findings show evidence that people worshiped a Mother Goddess. Many of these ancient goddesses are very elusive to modern study and research. Danu (also Dana or Anu), Mother Goddess of the Tuatha De Danann, is one such goddess that there a
Corn Husk Dolls - History and Lore
Corn husk dolls have been a delightful craft for people of all ages. These dolls have a history of many different purposes within cultures from around the world. This is a very popular form of folk art.
Comparative Mythology - Creation
Greek mythology began its origins from the gaping void, or Chaos. From Chaos emerged Gaia, the Earth and Mother of all. Through parthenogenesis Gaia produced Uranus,the Sky, who became her consort, or husband.
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