Goddess Magu 麻姑 Chinese Immortal Bird and Bear Clan

Compilation and additions by Phoenix the Elder – “Introduction: I have done a series of compilations on the oldest and most powerful Chinese Goddesses.  In the article’s list, I used the same cover image, so when you scroll through you can identify it. You can also search on the articles page: Chinese Goddess for convenience. As […]

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Ghosts of the Cave: Primeval Grandmothers

Phoenix the Elder – We had lost our connection to woman a long time ago, the free, honored, wise, and healthy woman from our first beginnings. I ran across the word Sabina and Sabine and it shined a light when I had it pop into my thoughts. I looked it up and it means “Woman […]

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Magic of the Goddess Minerva Athena

By Phoenix the Elder – Gemini and Sagittarius Moons rule over magic, so we highlight a few Goddesses of Magic that might not really be seen as magical. The Roman Goddess Minerva (Greek Athena) whose ancient Temple is now St Francis of Assisi’s Church, carried some magical traits. She was at first, an Etruscan goddess […]

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The Water Mother: Drinking from her long forgotten Sacred Springs

By Liz Greene and her book Neptune – The Water-Mother in Mesopotamian Myth since prehistoric times has symbolized the ultimate source of life and fertility, both for human beings and life everywhere. Thus the presence of water, whether it’s a spring, sea, lake, river, or stream, marks the materialization of the primal. Every Neolithic and […]

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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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12 Ukraine Symbols

Translated by: Christine Chraibi – How very colorful and varied the vyshyvanka! It can be one color or many-colored, richly or delicately patterned, embroidered with flowers or geometric forms… But, do we actually know what are these intricate patterns adorning our traditional clothing means, how ancient their origins are, what they symbolize and why they are the […]

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Knowledge of Sorcery of the Eastern Slavs

Prepared by Olga Stanton and additions by Phoenix the Elder – Tales of the Sorcery in Eastern Slavic lands are mostly in oral traditions and small talk of whisperers and healers but much of it no one remembers anymore, people still believed in magic and the supernatural but not everyone experiences it. Many believed that […]

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Waxing Like the Moon: Women Folk Healers in Rural Western Ukraine

By Sarah D. Phillips, University of Indiana – Once a woman came to see me… she says to me, “I can’t sleep, and I’m so weak.” I asked her, “Did something frighten you?” “No,” she didn’t want to tell me. I began to pour the wax, I said, “Something has frightened you—either a man, or […]

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First Moon of Winter & Winter Solstice 2020

By Phoenix the Elder – Greetings Dreamers, our Winter Moons are finally upon us and we have a powerful week coming up as our Winter Moons have arrived… Monday, Dec 14, 2020: First New Moon of Winter @ 10:16 am (cst)Total Solar Eclipse3rd Moon of Six “23” degree moonsGeminids Meteor ShowerMonday, Dec 21: Winter Solstice200 […]

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