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Thoughts on Modern Survival

We live in troubling times. Politically, ecologically, socially, we are barraged with bad news and tragedy and trauma 24/7 through multiple outlets. Often this leaves us feeling overwhelmed and powerless. I thought I’d write a little something on magical and … Continue reading

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Devotion Day 16; Hades

“How do you think this deity represents the values of their pantheon and cultural origins?” Well, as far as I can tell – the Greeks didn’t like dying. They would avert their eyes when they made his offerings, he was … Continue reading

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devotion Day 15; Hades

Any mundane practices associated with this Deity?   Are there any mundane practices? I’d imagine that rock hounding, panning for gold, funereal preparations and rites, caring for dogs~ (If you can’t find a three headed dog from Hades, a single … Continue reading

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Day 14 Devotion; Hades

Has worship of this deity changed in modern times? I’d think so. I’ve said multiple times through this series that there wasn’t a lot of worship of Hades in ancient Greece and today, I see he has more followers than … Continue reading

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Devotion: Hades Day 13

What modern cultural issues are closest to this deity’s heart? As far as I can see, he is interested in Ancestral Repair work, especially in doing what we can  for those who perished and were given no pomp or circumstance … Continue reading

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Devotion, Day 12, Hades

Places associated with this deity and their worship. As has been mentioned, Hades had few places of worship in ancient times, and according to Theoi.com, had only one in ancient Greece-  The Oracle of the Dead in Thesprotia, which is … Continue reading

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Devotion Day 11; Hades

Times of year, day, celebrations and festivals associated with this deity. Regarding the Eulisinian Mysteries: “In the month of Anthesterion (February) the lesser mysteries were conducted near Athens, at Agrai by the Ilissos River, as something of a preparation for … Continue reading

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