Lunar Astrology : Number 23 and the 2020, 2021 New Moons

By Phoenix the Elder – In January of 2020 I began noticing the #23 appearing everywhere. This number doesn’t have the best reputation according to the 23rdians, metaphysicians, magicians or the Bible and Torah.  Now, four months later I know why I was seeing this particular number. I did have an apprentice back in the […]

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Portunus, Keeper of Time and No-Time

By Phoenix the Elder – When things drop in my lap, my soul tends to fly with them because they fulfill a personal need on my path to stay within awareness and keep the continium moving. That is the nature of walking a symbolic and syncronistic path. I wanted to share the God Portunus with […]

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Regional traditional folk symbolism of Lublin, Poland

Phoenix of Elder Mountain Dreaming – Some of my ancestors are from Lublin, Poland and when I ran across this article (source at the bottom) of Traditional art of the rural community, I thought I would share. Its motifs, patterns and ornaments in folk tradition, folk dress, folk objects and talisman of Lublin shows many […]

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Ukraine Vinok (вінок) Seasonal Wreaths and their Symbolism

All Slavic traditions and folk traditions include flowers especially during Kupala and Noc Kupala, but Ukraine exceeds them all in the abundant uses of flowers and symbolic flowers. The Ukrainian Wreath Vinok (вінок) is a crown made of wild flowers and herbs which is collected in the traditional ways. There are different types of wreaths: […]

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Latvia Symbolism – Latviesu Simboli

Latvian Feminine Symbols: Woman, Goddess, Nature Spring Equinox – Dawn The sign of Dawn or the rising sun sign symbolizes relationship to the top, to the heavenly world, it is the knowledge of humankind and the ideal picture of aggregation model. This sign, symbol language is sunrise and sunset graphical representation. Associated with the constant […]

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Alatyr – Slavic Magical Legends

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain Dreaming – The Russian Alatyr Stone, sometimes called the World Mother (Алатырь каменьям – мире мати) is a search for purity and truth and as a legend lost long ago on earth. The Russian myth explains it as a Mystical Stone of folktale and epic proportions, as the Russians prefer […]

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Soul Bearer

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain ~ SOUL – The Water Bearers… There are a few symbols in almost all traditions today, both ancient and archaic times, which represents our feminine sides, called the Soul. Bird symbolism is the oldest on earth and it represents not only our beginner relationship to first soul, the emotional body, […]

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