Category Archives: Ancestors

Vesna and Lada – Spring and Summer

From autumn to winter and then we reach the spring again. We are a long way off the start of the restart of the cycle of regeneration but it is still time to be posting a little about the Slavic … Continue reading

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Castlerigg

Of all the ancient sites that you can visit in Cumbria Castlerigg is possibly the most awesome inspiring of them all. Inspiration to artists and poets alike if it weren’t for the English Heritage signs by the gate you would … Continue reading

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Dodola and Morena – Queens of Autumn and Winter

Given the current changing of the seasons and the approach of All Hallows Eve I thought it appropriate to honour the season. Dodola and Morena are the two Slavic goddesses most associated with the later months of the year and … Continue reading

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Pagan Parenting – Ceremonies

Pregnancy   Pregnancy is a magical time. New life is blossoming in every way and ultimately represents a new chapter in our lives. Many feel drawn to create altars to celebrate the blessing of pregnancy as soon as conception is … Continue reading

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Mokosh and Devana – Mother and Maiden

I have mentioned a small selection of the male deities of the Slavic Pantheon, just the surface of the various Gods and semi-divine beings that stalk those Easter European lands, but I have only mentioned one Goddess so far. Although Mati … Continue reading

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Flint & Chert

Following on from my post on beach finds something else that I found, and seem to find in perfusion, is flint. I am always drawn to this silicate based stone, in particular because I can ‘see’ the possibilities within it, … Continue reading

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Svarog and Mati Syra Zemlya

I’ve already talked about the cosmology of Rodnovery and how all things were brought to being as the body of the primary god Rod dissolved but that was the creation matter, not order. The ordering of creation is as significant in … Continue reading

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