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Exploring the Spiritual Practice of Druidism

Exploring the Spiritual Practice of Druidism

Dating as far back as 4th century BCE, the teachings of Druidism are fixed in the observation of Nature, in tradition, and in inspiration. With a deep love and reverence for the Earth, her seasons, and nature, the curriculum of Druidism focuses on the lore of stars, stones, plants, animals, and trees and combines scholarship with spiritualism and science. The practices and teachings of Druidism grow and develop as humanity evolves. What is Druidism? Druidism is a spiritual practice and…

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All About Animism

All About Animism

All major religions and belief systems in the world are the ultimate outcomes of thousands of years of evolution and adaption – and they can all be traced back to one, single belief system that spanned the entirety of the human race: animism. Animism was what our oldest ancestors first believed in; it’s what all of our modern religions stem from, and it can be traced back to at least 40000 years ago, when humans began migrating across the world…

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The Pantheon of Major Greek Gods

The Pantheon of Major Greek Gods

The Greek gods were the deities within ancient Greek religion and mythology, and were personified as human-like entities that inhabited Mount Olympus. These gods were not the benevolent, kind, and all-knowing beings that we imagine a god would be today, but rather vengeful, violent, petty, and insane incarnations of a tumultuous universe before the invention of modern science and the understanding that came with it. The ancient Greeks used created these gods as personifications of the parts of nature they…

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The World’s Oldest Religions

The World’s Oldest Religions

While many ancient religions such as Manichaeism, Mithraism, and Tengriism have all but disappeared, there have been a few who have stood the test of time and are still practised today. Here we examine the world’s oldest religions from Hinduism to Shintoism. 15th-5th Century BCE: Hinduism While Hinduism isn’t an organised religion in the traditional sense, all Hindus are bound by the same principles, the most important of which is their belief in the Vedas. The Vedas are 4 texts…

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The Essential Guide to the Dharmic Religions

The Essential Guide to the Dharmic Religions

Asia is the largest and most populated continent on the globe with an extensive variety of religions. As the birthplace of many religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Islam, Jainism, Christianity, Sikhism, and Taoism, all major religions are practised across the continent and new customs are constantly developing. Of the array of religions practised across Asia, the Dharmic religions are the oldest and most predominant and all include the concepts of dharma, karma, and reincarnation. The Dharmic religions of Hinduism,…

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