Slavic Devotion (Part III)

How does one begin to build up a devotional practice with limited sources & options? That’s the million dollar question, really. I’m not going to say I’m any kind of expert, because that would be a lie. But, I guess from a certain perspective I’ve got some real insight into it (which is weird, but […]

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Devana Aesthetics

Next in my (long overdue) aesthetics series is a bit of a more…”problematic” goddess, one could say. Because there’s a lot of interesting things at play here. So next up: Devana.

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Herbarium & Snakes

Back in late autumn/October 2011, when I was living in Freiburg, me and three other classmates went on a trip to Basel, Switzerland for a weekend getaway. For us this was supposed to be hostel-staying, playing games & drinking with other college kids/teens from across Europe who were staying there, walking along the river in […]

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Perun Aesthetics

So for the next in my series (sorry, terribly belated I know), I’m going to talk about Perun.

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Veles Aesthetics

For the first in my series, I’m admittedly starting with the god I most connect with, and whom I have the most interest in. It’s easiest to start with that deity that I am most connected to, and the one that I always would approach first. So I’m going to start with Veles.

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On the Slavic Pantheon – Real and Imagined

Sometimes I feel like a terrible Slavic polytheist. See there’s these long lists of “Slavic” deities that are constantly cited (Wikipedia gives a good cross section, here). Most of these are actually not real.

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On UPG and Me…

I’ve got a bit of a strange relationship with UPG (unverified personal gnosis). It’s a bit difficult, or so it seems, to come up with UPG when I’m not really able to interact like all the normal methods of figuring out UPG – i.e. god or spirit interaction. Normally I see all sorts of posts […]

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Gnosis in Slavic Heathenry and Witchcraft

Source: Rod Ways: Gnosis in Slavic Heathenry and Witchcraft This is an interesting article, worth a read. It gives a really interesting perspective on UPG and on just what place it has in Slavic circles.

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