Lemko Indigenous Folk

Lemko (Лемківщина; Lemkivshchyna) and Lemko region is a large territory traditionally inhabited by the Lemko peoples of Poland, Ukraine and Slovak territory since stone age times. After the deportation of Lemkos from the northern part in 1946, only the southern part, southwest of the Carpathian Mountains do these people remain, which is known as the […]

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White Eagle Legend of Poland

The White Eagle is the oldest symbol of Poland, but there was always a part of this story that was missing, pushed aside and then totally forgotten, because it was only kept in the hearts of Polish women. Finally… no one carried the part of the legend anymore. It was an ancient Grandmother’s legend that few […]

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Ritualistic Fire

Phoenix the Elder – A picture expresses a thousand words and a spiritual image expresses ten thousand. The composition of this beautiful image depicts a Slavic Pagan Ritual, the day after Hallows’s Eve (all Souls day). Included in the image are rectangles in the foreground with bowls of water and lighted candles as part of […]

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Szeptuch Shaman

Grandmothers  return is all about timing and I have found myself not enjoying the Slavic, Balkan and Viking Paganism, because it glorifies the maiden and the male dominance of leadership. I am a great fan of Slavic, Balkan and Viking Folk Healers, Female Shamans, Artists and Rituals that equally includes mothers and grandmothers actually leading ceremonies and leading spiritual teachings for the younger […]

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Carpathian Healers – Ukraine Mol’farka, Polish Whisperer (Szeptucha); Belarus Whisperer and Hungarian Lidercz, Táltos

By Phoenix the Elder –  I am by birth, from my own lineage, a full-time working Whisperer, Wind Whisperer (exorcist) Mol’farka (Folk Healer), and Szeptucha (pronounced: Shep-too-hah). Those who are initiated by life and are moved to help others, go through various initiations in life and have a fated calling. During one’s forties to fifties, […]

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