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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Traditional folk symbolism of Lublin, Poland

Phoenix the Elder – 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 was not only happy but thought I would also share. Slavic people are very rooted in divination, symbolism, mysticism, nature mysticism, mythos, mystical reality […]

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Slavic Peasant Dreaming: The Ancient Spirit of Wołogór, Dreamer of Ox Mountain

By Phoenix the Elder, Edited by Sarah Burnstein – Many teachings speak of the World Tree or what is referred to as the “Tree of Life” in Paganism, New Age Spirituality, the Kabbalah and a few others. As a Dreamer I live within the realms of the “World River” connected to the ancient tradition that belonged to […]

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