Shinto Introduction Shinto does not have a founder nor does it have sacred scriptures like the sutras or the Bible. Propaganda and preaching are not common either, because Shinto is deeply rooted in the Japanese people and traditions. "Shinto gods" are called kami. They are sacred spirits which take the form of things and concepts important … Continue reading Japanese Shamanism
Mar 24, 2017 One source of debate in the pagan community is whether people should mix and match Gods. Some feel that this is disrespectful to the Gods invoked. My personal view is that the most important thing is to have a strong relationship and respect for whatever God it is that you are working … Continue reading Mixing and Matching Deities?
God Talk Speaking with the Gods When I was just a kid, I remember my Grandma keeping various candles about the house that she used for different purposes. One was in the shape of a five-pointed star and was green. This was her money candle. These early memories must have influenced me because I've always … Continue reading Beginner to Advanced Techniques for speaking with Deities
Author: Workings of Mind Now I see a lot of misconceptions around beings, and what beings (spirits) are ‘good’ and what are ‘bad’. I thought I would just put down my thoughts on the subject. First of all, one must understand that ‘good’ and ‘bad’ are but labels. There is no true evil or good, … Continue reading Spirits: The ‘Good’, the ‘Bad’ and The Labeled
Amounet -Amounet is an Egyptian mother/fertility Goddess. Her name means "hidden one". She was a tutelary deity of the Egyptian Pharaohs and was evoked during Pharoah's ascension ceremonies. Her consort was Amun. Many of her aspects merged with Neith. Anubis -Anubis is the Egyptian God of the dead and the embalming process. He presided over … Continue reading Egyptian Pantheon