Tag Archives: Dionysos

The Practice of Paganism

PBP Week 31:  P is for Practice. When I first found paganism, and witchcraft, everyone was interested in sharing their beliefs.  Beliefs are shared easily through an anonymous forum on the Internet, while still being difficult to prove or disprove. … Continue reading

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Witchy Wednesdays: Exploring Minoan Goddesses

I am totally doing this Witchy Wednesday thing out-of-order.  Some  of these prompts I really like but I don’t have the kind of time I want to put into writing them now. Especially the picture ones, because my cameras aren’t … Continue reading

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Dance until the world goes round and round: on Ecstasy

Week 9 of PBP first week of E. The Dionysian tradition is an ecstatic tradition, and I also have an ecstatic practice. This used to freak my ex out. I think this is unnerving to many people, the idea of … Continue reading

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Dionysos: The God of the Rave

Week 7 of the PBP first D post on my god – Dionysos. Dionysos is the Greek god of wine, ecstasy, chaos, rebirth, and transformations. He promotes peace, civilization, and the rule of law through personifying the Wild. Dionsysos’ Wildness … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras and Dionysos: Secular Celebrations as Sacred Rituals

This time of year is important in many religious and secular traditions. February holds many traditional celebrations like Mardi Gras and Valentines Day. Both modern celebrations have their roots and correspondences with ancient festivals of the Greek and Roman world. … Continue reading

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