Tag: ancestors

Lemures and Lemuria

Originally posted on Neptune's Dolphins:
? the Mundus (Opening to the Underworld) ? During the Lemuria (the feast of the Lemures), the Lemures try to find a home among the living. Some want to have a proper burial or justice be administered for their wrongful death. Others want a family to adopt Them, and…

Round-up of Interesting Links

Cooks Recreate Ancient Roman Food   A Heathen’s thoughts on Living with the Dead Place, power, and persons A really nice oveveiw¬†of Freyja for the GMC And because They are closely connected, a¬†profile of Odin Incense Offerings to the Gods How many Polytheists Are there?   Responses to the Gods and Radicals article: Guilt by…

Ancestors and Pow-Wows

Well the ritual last night went great. The altar cloth was gold, a color I assiociate with the ancestors, for some reason, I’m not sure why. The sugar bowls my great-great-grandmother owned were on the table and the worshipers bought pictures of their family members who had passed on. At the end of the ritual…

the Ritual Last Night

Last night was the Temple’s official celebration of the Martyrdom of Hypatia of Alexandria. I’ve said before that I consider Hypatia to be one of the ancestral spirits of this Temple, as one as one of my personal heroes. It was a great evening. Three other people were in attendance, including my adoptive mother. She…