Category Archives: Ancestors

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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Perun and Veles

All good pantheons contain adversaries. Two powerful deities which are in conflict with each other over power and prestige or some other reason. The Greeks place Hades in opposition to Zeus, one being the God of the Underworld and the other being … Continue reading

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Photo Inspiration – Red Fox

This week I am taking inspiration from a recently acquired fox skull, which I purchased through a friend recently. There is nothing more beautiful than the Red Fox. Increasingly a symbol of the urban wild; this small predator is at … Continue reading

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Is Deity Necessary? 

One issue that a lot of new Witches and pagans become very caught up in is which deity, or pantheon, they will align with. Whilst many will simply make a choice and run with it others spend a long time … Continue reading

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Do Witches Perform Ceremonies in Graveyards?

Here is another classic portrayal of Witches and Pagans; walking through a graveyard in the dead of night, gathering bones and graveyard dirt whilst talking to the spirits of the dead. The Witches cabal dancing through the grave stones, disembodied … Continue reading

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Do Witches Have Familiars?

Does this seem familiar?  That’s probably because I have already posted on Familiars in Witchcraft which you can view here. Since that posting I have come across a very interesting method for creating a familiar through the process of necromancy. … Continue reading

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Courting Verbeia

I have previously posted about a local Yorkshire genius loci /Goddess known as Verbeia and as I was researching Her I came across the article The Altar Stones of Ilkley. The author closes the article by saying; Ilkley – The … Continue reading

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