Toward The ‘Western Shakta’ Approach – A Preliminary Outlining For Goddess Engagement And Esoteric Empowerment In The European Indo-European Spheres

Something I have been thinking about over the past few hours is what we might term ‘Western Shakta’ conceptry. Now, to explicate what I mean by this … if we consider several of the major strands of Western Indo-European religious belief, we find that these are co-expressive of significant strands found amidst the Hindusphere. This […]

Toward The ‘Western Shakta’ Approach – A Preliminary Outlining For Goddess Engagement And Esoteric Empowerment In The European Indo-European Spheres

Varahi, Freyja, Saraswati – The Boar of Battle and the Goddess

Art from the work-in-progress stage of a large SaptaMatrika piece by sivaneskumar0303 It is a well-known fact that within the realms of the Indo-European conceptual syllabary, the Boar has a prominent place as a martial signifier. It stands for a place of honour – of formidable potency upon the field of war. We find particular […]

Varahi, Freyja, Saraswati – The Boar of Battle and the Goddess

Secret Stories of the Ancient Poets

A woman’s face, dubbed Hilda, was reconstructed from an ancient skull housed in The University of Edinburgh’s Anatomical Museum. Hilda lived between 55 BC and 400 AD and was of Celtic origin. She was probably more than 60 years old when she died, nearly double the life expectancy of the time, as a female’s life expectancy in her era was roughly 31 years. Having a long life during the Iron Age indicates a privileged background. Hilda’s was one of the six ‘Druids of the Hebrides’ skulls presented to the Edinburgh Phrenological Society in 1833. Therefore, Hilda was most likely a female druid.

Secret Stories of the Ancient Poets

ANCIENT GIANTS: Legends & Evidence with Hugh Newman

“There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown.” Genesis 6:4 (KJV) Tweet Megalithic Marvels founder Derek Olson sits down with […]

ANCIENT GIANTS: Legends & Evidence with Hugh Newman

When did triple digit IQ populations first appear?

The first fully modern human skull appears in sub-Saharan Africa about 195,000 years go. It probably belonged to a population with an average IQ around 80. But it was surrounded by archaic humans with IQs in the 70s or less. It wasn’t until about 70,000 years ago that the second fully modern human skull appears […]

When did triple digit IQ populations first appear?

Bloodstoppers and Hex Cures: An Introduction to Folk Magic in the Upper Midwest

Introduction With my research into European Polytheistic traditions, it is interesting to see how many of these traditions grow, change, and become replaced by new religious models and/or social-political paradigms. While conducting my research on the role of magical practitioners and the history of magic in western culture, there have been many elements that I […]

Bloodstoppers and Hex Cures: An Introduction to Folk Magic in the Upper Midwest