A little impromptu post today, based on a clip which I saw on Facebook. The clip is from a Tamil movie called “Maha Sakthi Mariamman”. The clip shows that the Deities, in this case, a Goddess Whom I do not know the identity of, prefer true piety and devotion to lavish offerings. See for yourself at this URL. Continue reading →
With the arrival of the new video game “Assassin’s Creed: Origins” a topic has resurfaced once more in online discussions. The topic being the disrespectful and dismissive depiction of the Gods, polytheism, and polytheists, in popular media. I wanted to write something about it here and express my thoughts. Continue reading →
Just a reblog today, to point those who might be interested towards a new blog on the topic of indigenous Mexican practices. Specifically the Mexica traditions, that is the traditions of the people most know as the Aztecs. Check it out if you’re interested.
The decision to coin a word to refer to the old Mexica religion was due to have a proper name to call our Tradition, the same way Greek Reconstructionists have Hellenismos or Anglo-Saxon Reconstructionists have Fyrnsidu, in this way and as there wasn’t a word used by the own Mexicas to name their believes, I decided to follow the pattern of Modern Paganism, so on, Huehue Tlamanitiliztli is Classic Nahuatl […]
A blog post on the situation of Korean shamanism/polytheism on Jeju island, and the plight of the people of Jeju to hold on to their traditions and protect their sacred space and shrines.
This past November, I gave a TEDx talk on Jeju Island, where I’ve been documenting shamanic shrine culture for the past five years, as you well know if you follow my blog. I talk about my video and photography work and the importance of preserving sacred spaces, many of which are in danger on […]
So apparently there’s been an article at Gods & Radicals “Confronting the New Right“, accusing devotional polytheists and those who employ the reconstructionist method for rebuilding polytheist traditions Christianity has stamped out, or attempted to anyway, of being almost inherently fascists. What. the fuck.Continue reading →