Pagan Ways by Gwydion O'Hara is a complete introduction to the history, traditions, and practices of the Old Religion.
The many traditions of Paganism form one of the fastest-growing spiritual paths today. If you want to explore Paganism, this book is an ideal resource. If you think that Paganism might be a path for you, it explains what you need to know. If you are starting in a Pagan religion such as Wicca, Pagan Ways will fill out your knowledge of the Craft.
Find out the truth about Paganism
Discover how to get in touch with the subtle forces of nature
Explore the role of the eight Pagan virtues: love, trust, balance, humility, learning, reincarnation, harmony, and tolerance
Learn how to follow the Pagan calendar and keep the holidays
Read how to build an altar
Understand the tools used in magic
Find out about the stages involved in becoming a Pagan Priestess or Priest
Read about the history of Paganism, including the founders of the modern Craft movement
Pagan Ways will give you the understanding and insight to make a firm decision about whether Paganism is the right path for you. You'll even be able to participate in the meaningful rituals that beautifully blend ancient wisdom with modern insights included in this book.
If you go to a Pagan festival these days, itís rare not to have some kind of workshop or discussion group on polyamory, the practice of ethical multiple relationships. Itís even more rare not to see some people being public about their poly ...
Mabon, of all the Sabbats, does not directly correlate to any known Celtic or Anglo-Saxon holiday. Instead, the harvest that it celebrates honored an entire season of sacred, survival-ensuring work. Mabon's predecessor, Michaelmas, came about as a recognized holy day during harvest season as a means of subverting the Pagan harvest traditions by... read this article