Category Archives: Hellenic polytheism

The silly things I agree to do! – Dionysia

I have lots of things that I want to post about here. I still mean to re-write the shadow work post that got eaten last week, in addition to musing about the direction in which my relationship with Hera is … Continue reading

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D is for Deipnon (again!)

This was last years D topic too, but it was Hekate’s Deipnon a few days ago and so I saved this brief little post for today! I did my usual ritual in which I cleaned my shrines and cleansed my living … Continue reading

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Theogamia 2013

Theogamia began at sundown on Thursday.  It is the ancient Athenian festival in celebration of the marriage of Zeus and Hera. Since Hera has become pretty damn important to me this year, I decided to  make this a big event in my calendar! … Continue reading

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Hekate’s Deipnon and other activities!

I have stayed true to my word recently about getting my shit together again with worship. I decided to kick start this month with a proper observance for Hekate’s Deipnon, the first in a long time. I spent the afternoon of that day doing … Continue reading

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Hera has been on my mind all day

My desire to approach my shrines and sit with her grew throughout the day. I found myself giving up on work and heading upstairs to clear my room of Christmas debris. I put away some of my gifts, and so many of … Continue reading

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Evil Eye

I went to London at the weekend with my boyfriend. One of the stops we made was to Camden town, and much to his disdain I spent many hours searching through little junk shops for treasure. I came out with … Continue reading

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A different worldview

I just received a text from my boyfriend. He is your classic agnostic, nominally Christian British male, but his family are very devout Methodists. He is sitting in church as I type this (texting in a holy place during an Easter Sunday is not something I agree … Continue reading

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D is for Deipnon

I didn’t do a pagan blog project post last week as I just didn’t have the time. I technically still don’t have time, and so this post does not go into half as much detail as I would have liked … Continue reading

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C is for Cleansing

Yet another post as part of the Pagan Blog Project. Just in case the last few posts have not made this clear, spiritual cleanliness plays a large role in my regular spiritual practice. It ranges from taking a shower after intercourse before … Continue reading

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A call for books!

Does anybody know of any good books that deal with things like the ancient greek views of the afterlife, treatment and worship of the dead and so forth? Academic texts if possible. It is becoming apparent that this is something … Continue reading

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