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Imbolc Blessings

Today we celebrate Imbolc and the Celtic goddess Brigid, goddess of fertility, creativity, the forge (blacksmiths and smithing), light, and livestock.

Imbolc is the first of the Celtic 🌿spring festivals and one of the four 🔥fire festivals in the Celtic Wheel of the Year. 135 more words


Rituals Without Rules

In 2005, we accidentally started a tradition: we set our Christmas tree on fire.

My mom and son had built a Handy Man fire pit. 524 more words


Burning the Clavie to bring in the old Scots New Year

Old Scot’s Hogmanay 11 January

Today the 12th of January is New Year’s Day for those still celebrating festivals according to the old Gregorian calendar, so Happy New Year. 442 more words

Origin and evolution of gṛhya fire rituals

Recently I had a chance to examine a manual of domestic rituals belonging to my smārta yajurveda (YV) teacher which he uses for reference and consults as needed. 413 more words

DAY THREE - Holy Fire! Plus Kyoto at night.

Mount Koya

The next morning it was up at 6:30 for the Buddhist morning service in the main hall of Ekoin. I tried sitting in the… 991 more words


A Very Cultish Weekend

The past couple of weeks have been an emotional roller-coaster ride for me as I approach another crossroad in life and I just felt the Big U is pointing me to direction of the beach before I make a life-altering decision! 972 more words