Archive for January 2017

The Last of the Shor Shamans

Jan 11th, 2017 | By

This book, The Last of the Shor Shamans, may be the only way the shamanic peoples of the Shor Mountain region of Siberia are remembered – now in their 80’s their legacy is expected to die with them. The authors Alexander Arbachakov and Lubov Arbachakova (Tudegesheva) were born within traditional communities in southern Siberia and are

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Folklore with Elen Sentier

Jan 9th, 2017 | By

Elen Sentier has been posting some fantastic folklore articles over at http://elensentier.co.uk/ – here’s a taster and some insights! 3 Kings Night “You might be thinking, “What’s she doing, doing a christianny thing? Thought she was a pagan through-n-through!” Well, I am indeed pagan, of the land …  but this is not a christianny thing. Like

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Videos from Rebecca Beattie

Jan 7th, 2017 | By

Rebecca Beattie is the author of Nature Mystics The Literary Gateway to Modern Paganism (find out more here). She’s a regular contributor to online Pagan events, and has set up a youtube channel for her talks. Self Care for Worn Out Carers     Making Magical Baths You can find her other videos here – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3f1GPaPagvg937LiviZXWQ



Books of Runes

Jan 5th, 2017 | By

Enigmatic and powerful, the runes offer a Pagan practitioner many different ways of working. We have three titles that explore just some of the options. Just Add Blood, by Kennan Taylor is a book directed toward healing and personal development. Just Add Blood is an introduction to the use of the Anglo-Saxon runes. It serves as

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Author news for January

Jan 3rd, 2017 | By

We’re very excited to announce that Elen Sentier will be on a panel at Southbank Centre 21st Jan, talking about shamanism with Philip Shallcrass and others. More details can be found here – https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/119289-how-be-shaman-searching-meaning-indigenous-religion-2017   Lucya Starza will be running several workshops on candle magic and scrying by candlelight in London in the new year. Her candle

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Over the Threshold

Jan 1st, 2017 | By

By Mabh Savage I’ve seen some sneering on facebook recently, mocking those who have anthropomorphised 2016 into some hulking hobgoblin; a reaper of sorts, taking love, joy and inspiration and crushing hope in claws of chaos and corrosion. Because it’s silly to treat a revolution of our planet around the sun as if it was

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