Websites that might interest our readers.
Interessante websites die we verzamelden voor de lezers.
Female Shamans and Medicine Women
In some societies that practice shamanism there is a preference for the practitioners to be female. Evidence from archaeology in the Czech Republic indicated that the earliest Upper Palaeolithic shamans were in fact women (Tedlock, 2005).
Hoe begin je met seidhr?
Als je met seidhr bezig wilt gaan, is het goed om je er in te verdiepen hoe het leven van onze heidense voorouders er uit zag. Kennis hierover opdoen, opent een poort naar contact en werkelijk begrip.
What do you think about naturism? And what do you know about naturism? And what do you know about it?
According to the internet at large, naturism is sex, porn, bad stuff, naked people doing ‘the unmentionable’ (whatever that is, because there are plenty of words – check any dictionary). The internet is quite clever, but the people filling it often aren’t using the right words for what they’re spreading. Unfortunately, using the ‘wrong’ words is the best way to attract lots of visitors.
Church is no substitute for religion, Part 3: Why we need Pagan shrines not “temples”
John Halstead explores the relationship between spirituality, religion, and church. In Part 1, he discussed the Sunday Assembly, which strives to be a church without religion, and how it is different from the UU. In Part 2, he tried to explain what’s missing from religionless churches like the Sunday Assembly and the UU. And in Part 3, he explains how Paganism might be an answer to the longing of Nones for religion without church.
Lessons Learned Running a Coven
Thorn Mooney tells what she has learned over the years.
What your Pagan Teacher wants you to know … About Meditation
Lucy Drake gives advise.
Blue Zones are regions of the world where people live much longer than average. The term first appeared in the November 2005 National Geographic magazine cover story “The Secrets of a Long Life” by Dan Buettner. He identified five geographic areas where people live statistically longest and offers an explanation as to why these populations live healthier and longer lives. Residents of these places produce a high rate of centenarians, suffer a fraction of the diseases that commonly kill people in other parts of the developed world, and enjoy more years of good health.
Blue zones: plekken op aarde waar mensen gezond ouder worden
We worden wel ouder, maar vaak niet in een goede gezondheid. Op plekken zoals de blue zones worden mensen vaak in goede gezondheid ouder dan 100. Wat kunnen we hiervan leren?