Hearthfire Handworks — Greek Pagan Basics

Who is the Agathos Daimon?

Posted by Hearthfire Handworks on

Agathos Daimon, literally, means “good spirit,” and that is certainly true; he is a granter of abundance, protection, fertility and good fortune–all kinds of blessings, really–to humankind. You won’t typically see him […]

Read more →


Greek Pagan Basics: Hints for Studying Religious Sources

Posted by Hearthfire Handworks on

When I say I’m a semi-reconstructionist, I mean to say that I draw heavily on historical, archaeological and literary sources in building my religious practice but don’t limit myself to those sources. […]

Read more →


Ethics: The Delphic Maxims

Posted by Hearthfire Handworks on

People often say that when it comes to ethics, all religions say basically the same thing. This isn’t exactly true (I only follow some of the Ten Commandments on a regular basis, […]

Read more →


Festivals: Some Elements of Hellenic Ritual

Posted by Hearthfire Handworks on

I’m going to be sharing some of my own rituals that I’ve prepared to celebrate festivals honoring the Greek gods; some will be modern versions of festivals known in the ancient world, […]

Read more →


Festivals and Devotions: The Noumenia and other monthly devotions

Posted by Hearthfire Handworks on

While most of the ancient Greek festivals, rituals and devotional practices we hear about tend to be those held annually (or, sometimes, once ever few years), there are also traditional forms of […]

Read more →