Old Weavers of Spider Magic

By Phoenix the Elder – The Weavers of Old are a great mystery to us now, long forgotten and leftover drops, she finds herself in a few folktales and mythology around the world, whose husbands and consorts were given the main focus to be handed down to future generations up til today. But steeped into […]

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Mesopotamian Magic āšipūtu

By Phoenix the Elder – I have abstained from any kind of magic and paganism my whole young life, my adult life, and my more mature adult life. I wasn’t sure why, in particular, that I chose this, but I knew not to for many reasons unexplained. I’ve had many mystical experiences this lifetime, too […]

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Slavic Domovoi

By Phoenix the Elder – When Autumn comes (over the last ten years), the return of my apprentice’s Domovoi who has a specific name given to her in her dream. I first met him on the China Russian border in my dream walking and he took me north towards a dense forest. I don’t remember […]

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Dreaming Mirrors

By Phoenix the Elder (Compilation and additions) – My intention with this article is not magic, but to inspire being conscious when it comes to rituals, practices and dreaming, especially if these are natural gifts. Since we all have past life karma, the complexities of dreaming or those applied to waking dreams (signs, synchronicity and […]

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Real Chaos Magic and the Dream Bridge

By Phoenix the Elder – I want to share an example of what a chaos magic is from the walk as a shaman and dreamer. I went to a Magic Convention in Portland (an LGBTQ one) last spring, with a friend of mine who is a retired commercial pilot. Everyone was young (under forty) and […]

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Magic and the Goddess Melinoë

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain Dreaming – I wanted to look up some Magic Gods and Goddesses to see traces and clues to the ties of karma, that real living magicians and sorcerers are connected to, from the eras of our past history. Well, its everywhere in the ancient scripts of Greek and Mediterranean and Middle […]

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12 Basic Folk Smudge and Slavic Water Cleansing Herbs and Flowers

By Phoenix the Elder – My tradition is Slavic and we take a bowl of herbs and flowers and make a “Water Smudge Bath” to cleanse the physical body in a ritual. Many people like the “Folk Smudge” smoke and that is fine too, but the bath is very feminine in the purification rites of […]

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Blackberry Folk Traditions

By Phoenix the Elder – We have lots and lots of Blackberries bushes and hedges that grow all around Elder Mountain. We collect the fruit for eating, the lea ves for an herbal tea winter remedy and the twigs for a folk smudge stick. I love blackberries in the mid to late summer and they […]

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Legend of the Miskhorskaya Rusalka

In the Crimea there is a legend about this mermaid, in the vicinity of the Village of Miskhor. In one of the small houses there lived a young maiden of Arz. For many years she was in love with the shepherd Abiy-aka, who was also in love with her. Sometimes they met at the spring, […]

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Protection of houses against evil in the region of Mazovia, Poland

Article by Llamus Dworski – People in the old Polish countryside were very particular about maintaining certain rites and preparing protective accessories in their household and the whole farm enclosure. These customs stemmed from pre-Christian Slavic protective rituals, and – despite the centuries of influence of the Christian church – they survived in continuity for […]

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