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Hosting A Séance, Victorian-Style

There’s nothing more titillating than a room full of spirits. If you’re in need of entertaining inspiration over this long weekend, look no further than the spooky Victorian women who adorned their parlors with dripping golden candles and called their dead lovers and friends to come hither during the séance. 58 more words

Victorian Era

The Samhain Massacre

Prompt Day #322: Write an encyclopedia entry about an infamous (but completely fictional) massacre. For a model, pick your favorite at the Wikipedia list of massacres. 1,044 more words

Writing Challenge

Lay Me to Rest

Thanks to Laurel from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for this story!

It had been a year since Laurel’s grandfather had passed away.  It being Samhain, the Wiccan celebration of Halloween, she decided to hold a private circle to bless her ancestors.  294 more words

Ghost

Deck The Halls! It's Almost Yule Down Under!

So here in the Southern Hemisphere we’ve not long celebrated Samhain and now we turn our thoughts toward the coming Winter Solstice. This year I’ve had the honour of being invited to celebrate at a friend’s home (so no feast cooking for me this Yule! 472 more words

Pagan

The Unknown Ancestor - A Wisdom Keeper Worth Meeting

The unknown ancestor… a wisdom keeper worth meeting
You are remembered, one and all.
Your journey continues through this witch’s call.

I recently purchased a wonderful Oracle Deck called “The Wisdom Keepers”, and the images upon the cards inspired me to think beyond the traditional call to the ancestors that I have done for decades.

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Videos Samhain

Dejo los links a estos dos  videos hechos por el Grupo Gaol Naofa sobre Samhain y la profecía de Badb tras la batalla de Mag Tuired que me parecen maravillozos para ver y saber un poco más de esta festividad. 212 more words

Ritual Samhain

Tipo de ritual: RC Irlandes

Deidades: Dagda , An Morrighan

Fecha: Noche de 30 de Abril a la noche del 1 de Mayo.

Partes:

  1. Encender la hogera o vela al atardecer…
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