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An Introduction to Midsummer for Heathens

The Summer Solstice will be upon us soon. June 21st (in the Northern hemisphere). Midsummer is one of the most important holy days in Heathenry. The time of year when the great sun goddess, Sunna, rides her great chariot to the highest she can manage. 54 more words

Varg Vikernes Has Ended Burzum for Good

“Burzum Is My Painful Past in a Reeking Bog”

“Burzum was never my choice of life. I didn’t even want to become a musician.”

Varg Vikernes has announced that Burzum is no more after giving away his only copy of the project’s 1992 self-titled debut album. 61 more words

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The Home Within

There is nothing more heartening then coming home after an extended time away; to slip into comfortable clothes and curl up in your own bed, surrounded by the familiar comforts and rhythms of your life on this spinning ball flying through the endless universe. 307 more words

Nile - Von Unaussprechlichen Kulten (Ancient Egyptian Death Metal)

Genre: Brutal, technical death metal

Location: United States

Themes: Ancient Egyptian Mythology

I love this song because it’s a great embodiment of what the band Nile does well, create an expansive, over-the-top soundscape with an impossible to remember title that fuses cinematic, Ancient Egyptian-esque instrumentals with the mind drilling riffs of modern death metal. 205 more words

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No Such Thing as a Free Tarot Reading

I recently saw a disturbing post by a newcomer in a Facebook group. The person, who clearly had not noticed that there are literally thousands of people in the group, offered free tarot readings. 442 more words

Pagan

The Call of Home

I know, I know, I’m reviving a long-dead blog (nearly two years!), but please bear with me. I have some ideas floating around and I need to get them out. 973 more words

Sacred Space

Last weekend was the winter edition of Castlefest, which is one of the biggest and most “gezellig” fantasy and pagan festival┬áhere in the Netherlands. The summer edition is amazing and we’ve been considering it our holiday for years now. 441 more words