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Looking for Signs Given by the Gods

Today I am going to talk about signs received by the Gods and how we can look out for them. This is written from my own personal experience and so please do not take my word as the gospel. 1,430 more words

Inari

Worrying times for the local foxes

I haven’t heard or seen our local foxes for a whole week now. This is a bit worrying, as we usually hear them almost every night, playing right outside our house. 150 more words

Shinto / Japanese Religion

Kelo with a nest box

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Lake Inari, Lapland, Finland. 08/2014.

Landscape

The Dark Side of Inari

I have mentioned before that Inari Okami, like other Japanese kami, has a bit of a “dark” side, with the ability to punish those who offend him as well as give. 854 more words

Shinto / Japanese Religion

August Full Moon Esbat (Supermoon)

Sunday 10th August was the Full Moon, and was special for two reasons. One is that it was a Supermoon, so the moon looked even bigger and brighter than usual. 870 more words

Rituals & Festivals

A paradise island

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Lake Inari, Lapland, Finland. 08/2014

Landscape