A MID-SUMMER CELEBRATION

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The young maid stole through the cottage door,
And blushed as she sought the Plant of pow’r; —
“Thou silver glow-worm, O lend me thy light,
I must gather the mystic St. John’s wort tonight,
The wonderful herb, whose leaf will decide
If the coming year shall make me a bride.”

In addition to the four great festivals of the Pagan Celtic year, there are four lesser holidays as well: the two solstices and the two equinoxes. In folklore, these are referred to as the four “quarter days” of the year, and modern Witches call them the four “Lesser Sabbats”, or the four “Low Holidays”. The summer solstice is one of them.

Technically, a solstice is an astronomical point and, due to the calendar creep of the leap-year cycle, the date may vary by a few days depending on the year. The summer solstice occurs when the sun reaches the…

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Tricksters

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Tricksters  usually have a great degree of intellect and knowledge.  They use their wisdom to play tricks on people and other gods.  They usually disobey rules and most conventional thinking or behavior.  In stories the Tricksters can be a woman, man, god, spirit, goddess or any other type of entity.  What were the ancients trying to tell us with Tricksters?  What do they symbolize?  

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Cornucopia

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The Cornucopia or horn of plenty is a symbol of abundance. It is commonly a large horn-shaped container overflowing with fruits, nuts flowers and food. The Cornucopia is usually associated with the Goddess, but there are several Gods who hold the Cornucopia or are associated with it in some way. What are the ancients trying to tell us and why a horn?

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Wind Horse, Lightning Horse, Water Horse and the Mari Lawd Horse

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Winged horses combines the sacred animism symbolism of the Soul (bird wings) in the form of earth element (movements of the horse) and the chthonian (underworld) animal of psychopomp (retrieving the sol from the underworld) for purifying karma and spiritual elevation. These are from an ancient time of the Soul cultures of both shamanism, animism and pre-shamanic dreaming cults.
 
The origin of the symbolism are associated with traditions that mention links to the image of lightning and  animals, supported by the diffusion of the horse. This symbol is a part of our soul imagination into manifestation through the shamanic practices (non plant, non drug shamanism) where the shaman enters their own animism soul (wing | animal) to go through different states of soul (not mental) consciousness expansion to see the dreaming realms in awakened states. Most myths through written languages have corrupted or changed the origin meanings and today they still do…

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Baal

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It is common practice in this world for the winners of war to write their version of history. This is also true when it comes to political, social and religious structures. Once a civilization is conquered, everything about that civilization is replaced, renamed or discredited. All the wars that have been fought on this planet, it is no wonder we can’t remember anything about our history. In this post I will bring back the true meaning of the Deity, Baal.

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The Flow State

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I talk about being in the Flow State and how magic can put you in the flow state, but what really is the Flow State? The Flow State is what happens when you are not thinking about the past, you are not thinking ahead, you are just thinking about what is in front of you each second. Not thinking with words, just being in the moment. If you are walking in a park and you see a beautiful tree for the first time, don’t think “Wow that is beautiful!”. You just see it and enjoy it for the beauty that it is. When you are in Flow State you are in a moving meditation, meaning your mind is silent.

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Kabbalah

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The Kabbalah is known as the tree of life, but should not be mistaken for the actual symbol of the Tree of Life throughout the world. This tradition was passed down orally for thousands of years and has lost it’s true meaning. There are a few keys to solving what this actually represents and one of those keys is a very popular kids game.

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Vikings

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The Viking Era is believed to be from 792-1066 CE. The Vikings were north seafarers who traded and raided the North European homeland. Who were these people and where did they come from? Were they barbaric people like history tells us? In the last 10-15 years a lot of truth has come out about the Vikings, so why are we so slow to get the truth out about them?  With the truth of the Vikings coming out, it shatters the lies of human origins. Time to start shattering history.

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Rasalhague, The Head of the Snake Charmer

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Collection of Rasalhague writings and Phoenix of Elder Mountain –I have had some very interesting things occur health wise in the past four years that were very hard to self diagnose and hidden from view on a microbiology level, one that can only be revealed to me in my dreams. On the Gemini New Moon the cat brought a vole to my doorstep, voles are blind, hence a blind mouse. So that night, I set my dream intention to see what the health issue was, and asked my inner dreamer to show me a dream. I was quite happy when I was given both cause and the cure. I wrote an article about it here a month ago, but today I wanted to focus on the more esoteric findings of the power behind both our illnesses and our cures, like the blind mouse who was given as a gift…

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A Shared Spiritual Origin in Celtic Europe and Indo-Aryan India?

If you work from the teaching that all things originated in Egypt …

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DISCLAIMER: METAL-GAIA DOES NOT SUPPORT RACIST IDEAS, SUCH AS WHAT WAS FOUND IN NAZI GERMANY. THIS IS A DISCUSSION OF INDIA, EUROPE AND WEST ASIA’S SPIRITUAL PAST. FOR METAL-GAIA’S THOUGHTS ON RACISM, REFER TO PAGANISM AND RACISM.


The word Aryan immediately has many controversial connotations. Merely speaking the word “Aryan” in most Western countries will conjure the image of Nazis and a flaxen haired, blue eyed people from the north. Yet the reality is that the Aryans (if they did exist as a singular people) were most likely from West Asia, not Northern Europe, and that Aryans were a Hindu topic for thousands of years before the Nazis came along.

The reason why people associate Hindu spiritual concepts like the Swastika and Aryans with the Nazis is because the Nazis appropriated many historical Hindu concepts. Even the swastika that is now famous as a Nazi symbol, was historically a Hindu symbol of well being…

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