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Thoughts After an Offering to the Mousai

While praying to the Mousai and Mnemosyne yesterday, I reflected a bit on my relationship with them and how it has evolved over several decades: I am nearly 30, and a relationship with them goes back to when I was 3 or 4. 1,176 more words


Two Old KALLISTI Posts: (1) The Relationship Between the Eumenides and Purification; (2) A Plug for Worshipping the Erinyes

It goes without saying that I took the day off of work so I could (1) spam the polytheistic Internet with how awesome the Erinyes are; (2) do a purification ritual and then sacrifice to the Erinyes for the Eumenideia; and (3) finally get my CT state nondriver ID. 1,277 more words


Poetry for the Eumenides

Eumenideia 2013

When my arms stretched high,
they came from below, the ones
with snakes shimmering in their hair.

The heavens, the underworld,
and all spaces in the cracks of existence… 624 more words


Happy Eumenideia!

The Eumenideia occurs on 27 Anthesterion, which is today until sunset. In the rest of this post, I’m going to talk a bit about how the date for that festival was set, link you to the text of the ritual that I wrote for Neokoroi, and provide some caveats about how my practice has evolved. 582 more words


Diffusion, Mental Agalmata, and How People Change

The first time I had a sublime impression of diffusion, as in the intermingling of gas particulates, I was thinking about nascent stars and their effects on the interstellar medium as they excite and diffuse the gas around them from their winds. 1,306 more words


Anthesteria 2017

One of the things I want to bring to this blog is a candid image of what Hellenism is like for a career person. The polytheistic blogosphere is much like the rest of the Internet: Many people are experts at doing meaningful ritual and have deeply awesome connections to their gods that they can wax poetical about for years. 1,329 more words


Fun Hellenic Ritual Wear

Hey everyone! I just thought I’d share my ideas for ritual wear. These are for everyone, not just one gender, of course. I hope you like them! 106 more words