Hearthfire Handworks — hellenic paganism

Proerosia, Chloeia, Antheia, Kalameia: Festivals of Growth

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Modern pagans, whether or not we live where food is produced, do recognize the importance of agriculture and growth in sustaining our lives. Even when the process itself isn’t something we see […]

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Basic Altar Maintenance

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Having had an altar (or altars) of one sort or another for quite a while, I know too well that it can be much easier to set up an altar than it […]

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Who is the Agathos Daimon?

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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 […]

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Movable Faith

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While it is true that the variations of ancient Greek religion and its practice were in many ways each unique to its era, culture, and region it is also true that that […]

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Sifting through the Lore

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The major tools we use in reconstructed/revived/rebuilt religion are those that are quantifiable. That doesn’t mean that more personal insights don’t have a part in faith, just that they are not part […]

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