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Hyperborea: Legends and Modern Interpretations

By |2020-04-01T18:38:23+03:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In Greek mythology, the Hyperboreans were a race of giants who lived "beyond the North Wind". The Greeks thought that Boreas, the god of the North Wind lived in Thrace, and therefore Hyperborea indicates that it is a region beyond Thrace. Hyperborea was supposed to be [...]

The Magical Adder Stone

By |2020-03-15T15:31:22+03:00March 15th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

An adder stone is a type of stone, usually glassy, with a naturally occurring hole through it. Such stones have been discovered by archaeologists in both Britain and Egypt. Commonly, they are found in Northern Germany at the coasts of the North and Baltic Seas. [...]

Carnyx: A Wind Instrument of the Iron Age Celts

By |2019-09-17T04:25:48+03:00September 17th, 2019|Categories: Knowledge, Music|Tags: , , , , |

The carnyx was a wind instrument of the Iron Age Celts, used between c. 200 BC and c. AD 200. Carnyx was a type of bronze trumpet with an elongated S shape, held so that the long straight central portion was vertical and the short [...]

The Meaning Behind the Triskelion Symbol

By |2019-01-10T03:41:45+03:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A triskelion or triskele is a motif consisting of a triple spiral exhibiting rotational symmetry. The spiral design can be based on interlocking Archimedean spirals, or represent three bent human legs. A triskelion is a traditional symbol of Sicily, where it is called Trinacria; the [...]

Triquetra Symbol – The Power of Three

By |2018-10-23T22:03:25+03:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Triquetra denotes a particular complicated shape formed of three vesicae piscis, sometimes with an added circle in or around the three lobes. Also known as a "trinity knot" when parallel doubled-lines are in the graph, the design is used as a religious symbol adapted from [...]

A Brief History of a Druid

By |2018-10-23T23:12:19+03:00June 29th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

The lineage of the Druid spiritual tradition can be traced across many thousands of years of time. We see the first evidence of spiritual practice in Europe 25,000 years ago - when candidates for initiation would crawl into caves, such as the Pinhole caves in [...]