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What is a Fairy Ring?

By |2020-05-27T22:38:05+03:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

A fairy ring, also known as fairy circle, elf circle, elf ring or pixie ring, is a naturally occurring ring or arc of mushrooms. The fairy ring may grow to over 10 meters (33 ft) in diameter, and they become stable over time as the fungus grows and seeks food underground. It [...]

Baba Yaga – A Supernatural Old Woman in Slavic Folklore

By |2019-10-29T01:03:05+03:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , |

In Slavic folklore, Baba Yaga is a supernatural being who appears as a deformed or ferocious-looking old woman. In Russian fairy tales, Baba Yaga flies around in a mortar, wields a pestle, and dwells deep in the forest in a hut usually described as standing [...]

History of Magic

By |2019-01-07T08:48:06+03:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Magic is a category in Western culture into which have been placed various beliefs and practices considered separate from both religion and science. Historically, the term often had pejorative connotations, with things labeled magical perceived as being primitive, foreign, and Other. The concept has been [...]

14 Quotes by Andre Breton on Love, Life, and Dreams

By |2019-01-04T04:22:43+03:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Andre Breton was a French writer, poet, and anti-fascist. He is known best as the co-founder, leader, principal theorist and chief apologist of Surrealism. His writings include the first Surrealist Manifesto of 1924, in which he defined surrealism as "pure psychic automatism". Andre Breton was [...]