Auteursarchieven: Morgana

Over Morgana

"Morgana is Anglo/Dutch and lives in the Netherlands. She is a practising Gardnerian HPS. Over the years, she has facilitated a variety of Wiccan groups. She is co-editor of the international and bilingual "Wiccan Rede" magazine, which was launched in 1980 and is coordinator of Silver Circle, a Wiccan network in the Netherlands. As International Coordinator for PFI she travels extensively giving talks and workshops about Wicca and Paganism."

Wicca, a modern religion in an old robe

Morgana looks at the impact of cultural influences and how Wicca has developed in Europe over the last 50+ years. Lees verder

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Review: The Liminal Odyssey

This ‘Interfaith’ journey of meetings and encounters with many other people, is also a reference guide describing the 12 skills outlined throughout the book. Lees verder

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Celebrating 25-YEARS PFI /Pagan Federation International.

From a district of PF in 1997, PFI became an Affiliated Organisation of PF. In 2005 the PFI Foundation (Stichting) was established in the Netherlands and officially became a legal entity in its own right. An overview of its history in photos. Lees verder

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Gerald Gardner and Indonesian influences

Gerald Gardner lived in Malaysia where he compiled a book on ’the Kris and other Malay weapons’. Morgana shares experiences of her visit to Indonesia, and what she has learned about the Kris and indigenous practices. Lees verder

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Recensie: Senang met de stille kracht

Dit is zowel een naslagwerk over Javaans cultureel erfgoed als een zelfhulpboek. De tradities en technieken van de Stille Kracht voor balans bieden handvatten voor persoonlijke ontwikkeling. Lees verder

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Astral Magic – Marsilio Ficino

In the fifteenth century Marsilio Ficino was the most active and important translator of works from Greek into Latin. His way of working astral magic included the cosmic harmony of the universe into the practice of natural magic. Lees verder

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Review: Queens of the Wild

Prof. Ronald Hutton looks closely at four main figures: Mother Earth, the Fairy Queen, the Mistress of the Night, and the Old Woman of Gaelic tradition. He makes the compelling case that these goddess figures did not descend from the pre-Christian ancient world yet have nothing Christian about them. Lees verder

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Review: Here Be Magick – The People and Practices of the Coven of Atho

An account of ‘eccentricity and Witchcraft in the 1950s and 60s’, in the persons of Charles Cardell and Ray Howard. It explores their fascinating lives and examines their writings and relationships with other witches including Gerald Gardner and Doreen Valiente. Lees verder

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So potent art, an interview with Emily Carding

Morgana spoke with Emily Carding about, amongst other things, Shakespeare, the world of the elves, Hekate and current affairs. Lees verder

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Holy week processions in Santiago de Compostela… and the curious case of the cofradia

Morgana was in Santiago de Compostela during ‘Holy Week/ Semana Santa’, leading up to Easter. She wanted to find out more about the people involved, and of course if there were any pagan elements. Lees verder

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