There are many forms of triple, tripartite or threefold deities in ancient mythology. Some are seen as a triad who always appear in a group (such as the Norse Norns, the Greek Fates, or the Roman Matres), while some are seen as a single deity having three aspects (such as Greek Hecate).
Cernunnos is a Celtic/Gaulish god of fertility, vegetation, animals, male power and energy, wealth and the underworld. He is depicted with horns of a stag, therefore also known as “the Horned One”.
For those of you who follow, the February installment of ‘A Year And A Day’ on Pagan Pages Ezine is out.
Wicca is an initiatory earth-based mystery religion which believes in a Goddess and a God, follows the Wheel of the Year, and follows a set of ethics which aims to “harm none”. Wicca is a path of empowerment and personal growth, stressing personal power and responsibility, and living in harmony with the universe. Scott CunninghamContinue reading “Wicca”
The Theban Alphabet, also called the Witches’ Alphabet, is a system of writing which is thought to have originated in the 16th century. It is first mentioned in medieval alchemical manuscripts by Polygraphia (1518) and Agrippa (1531), attributing the alphabet to Honorius of Thebes. Thus, the Theban Alphabet is also called the Runes of HonoriusContinue reading “Theban”
The pentacle, or pentagram, is one of the most important symbols in Wicca, similar to the use of the cross in Christianity and the Star of David in Judaism. The pentagram refers to a five-pointed star, while a pentacle is a pentagram enveloped by a circle.
Strong Sun Moon, Dyad Moon, Lovers Moon, Mead Moon, Honey Moon, Rose Moon, Strawberry Moon, Moon of Horses, Aerra Litha (Before Litha), Brachmanoth (Break Month), Seremonath (Dry Month) In the Pacific Northwest, June’s Full Moon arrives on June 23 at 3:32 am (Pacific Time).
Flower Moon, Hare Moon, Merry Moon, Dyad Moon, Bright Moon, Frogs Return Moon, Sproutkale, Planting Moon, Thrimilcmonath (Thrice-Milk Month), Winnemanoth (Joy Month) In the Pacific Northwest, May’s Full Moon arrives on May 24 at 8:25pm (Pacific Time). Now that the weather is warming up, this is the time for planting. Put the fertility of spring to good useContinue reading “May’s Flower Moon”
Pagan: Wind Moon, Seed Moon, Planting Moon, Seed Moon, Growing Moon Native American / Farmers’ Almanac: Pink Moon, Hare Moon, Sprouting Grass Moon, Egg Moon, Fish Moon In the Pacific Northwest, April’s Full Moon arrives on April 25 at 11:57 am (PST).
A Grimoire is a book of magic, often containing spells, conjurations, charms, divinations and other occult wisdom. Grimoires have ancient origins and are thought to have influenced many societies worldwide.