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Daily Meditation: The River Is Flowing

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.24.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that theseDaily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Daily Meditation: Discovering Our Roots

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.13.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Antonia Blumberg

What Pagans Can Teach The World About Transgender Acceptance

HuffingtonPost.com | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.29.2015 | Religion

Members of the transgender and queer communities and their allies take to the streets in San Francisco Friday for the annual Trans March. Among them w...

Pagans Around the World Join the Pope in Calling for Environmental Action

John Halstead | Posted 06.22.2015 | Religion
John Halstead

Contemporary Pagan religious practice commonly fosters a sense of spiritual connection with the Earth. Pagans actively try to cultivate a harmonious relationship with the non-human natural world.

Daily Meditation: Connecting With The Earth

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.17.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Beltane 2015: Facts, History And Traditions

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.01.2015 | Religion

May 1 marks the Celtic festival of Beltane, also referred to as May Day. As spring is underway and summer approaches, many neopagans and Wiccans aroun...

The Pagan Side of Easter

Yolanda Shoshana | Posted 05.16.2015 | Religion
Yolanda Shoshana

Eostre is the pagan connection to Easter. Does that mean that Easter is a pagan holiday? There is not a simple answer to this question.

The Truth About Pagan Sex Rituals

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.16.2015 | Religion

Many branches of modern paganism are steeped in natural and embodied practices, but the truth about where sex and sexuality play into these rituals is...

Imbolc 2015: Traditions And Rituals To Know

The Huffington Post | HuffPost Religion Editors | Posted 02.02.2015 | Religion

For many in the U.S., the only 'religious' event this time of year is the Super Bowl. But for many pagans and Wiccans, February 2 marks the important ...

Liberation Thealogy and Goddess 2.0: An Interview With Karen Tate

Tim Ward | Posted 02.03.2015 | Religion
Tim Ward

On the cusp of 2015, Goddess worship is moving into a new generation of leaders who are striving to evolve beyond individual teachers, isolated communities and occasional communal rituals and bring the Goddess into the mainstream. Call it Goddess 2.0.

9 Lessons In Spiritual Leadership From Starhawk

Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.20.2015 | Religion
Antonia Blumberg

Young people have the difficult task of maintaining faith in a troubling world -- but our elders have just as essential a responsibility to think critically about the legacy they are leaving behind.

My Pagan Youth Within The Walls Of Christianity

Mandy Jackson-Beverly | Posted 01.09.2015 | Fifty
Mandy Jackson-Beverly

The all girls' private school that I attended from kindergarten through the sixth grade, played havoc with my personal wardrobe creativity. Being called out of class and into the school office to have my skirt length measured or queried about a certain hairstyle I had designed that morning on the way to school, was a regular occurrence for me. So was detention.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Samhain

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.30.2014 | Religion

In late October and early November, many Pagans and Wiccans around the globe celebrate Samhain, believed to be an ancient Celtic festival in celebrati...

The I Ching of Magic and Enlightenment

William Horden | Posted 11.09.2014 | Books
William Horden

"The I Ching is the shortest path to two of the deepest of human desires." It was one of those monsoons that infrequently strike Southern California ...

Pioneering Pagan, Polyamory Leader Dies

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.19.2014 | Religion

Pagan leader Morning Glory Zell-Ravenheart reportedly died on May 13 surrounded by friends and family, according to updates on her Facebook page and o...

Beltane 2014: Facts, History And Traditions

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.30.2015 | Religion

May 1 marks the Celtic and neopagan festival, Beltane, also referred to as May Day. As spring is underway and summer approaches, many neopagans and Wi...

LOOK: The Magical World Of Tarot

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.28.2014 | Religion

Someone looking for a tarot reading in Brooklyn, New York would not have to search for too long. The city is rich with tarot readers from many bac...

Finally, a Cultural Melting Pot Too Hot for Religious Fundamentalism

Jessica Joseph | Posted 05.28.2014 | Religion
Jessica Joseph

What protects American freedom is exactly the same thing that protects our freedom in sweet T&T-- a brilliantly worded secular constitution, keeping the cultural black hole that is absolutist, supremacist religious/political fundamentalism from swallowing up the rainbow.

What You Need To Know About Paganism

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 02.09.2014 | Religion

With evil witches and flying wizards dominating entertainment media, it's no wonder there is such confusion about paganism and Wicca. These real, live...

Imbolc 2014: Traditions And Rituals To Know

Posted 02.01.2014 | Religion

For many in the U.S., the only 'religious' event taking place this weekend is the Super Bowl. But for pagans and Wiccans, February 2 marks the importa...

Possibility Pods on Winter Solstice 2014

Grove Harris | Posted 02.20.2014 | Religion
Grove Harris

Winter solstice is a time to honor the dark, and also celebrate the returning light.

Antonia Blumberg

Celebrate The Winter Solstice With Los Angeles' Own Eco-Pagans

HuffingtonPost.com | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

When it rains in Los Angeles, few Angelenos would describe it as the patient hand of some sky goddess, brushing away the thick webs of smog. Nonet...

Ancient Pagan Ritual Still Being Practiced Today

Global Yodel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Global Yodel

In the transition from hunting and gathering to tweeting and posting, what did we lose? That's what Charles Fréger set out to explore in his photo series Wilder Mann, a study of the costumes used in pagan rituals still practiced today in Europe.

Celebrating Wicked: Samhain 2013

Grove Harris | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Grove Harris

The 10th anniversary of mega-hit Broadway musical Wicked is in full swing this Samhain- perfect timing.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Samhain

Posted 10.29.2013 | Religion

Autumn has arrived, and with it comes the advent of Samhain, a Gaelic holiday celebrated by Pagans and Wiccans, which is the year's third and final ha...