Gods And Spirits Articles

Articles on Our Gods and Spirits

The following sections contain articles on the various gods and spirits we worship on a daily basis in our home shrines, and eight times a year at our High Day rituals.

Asklepios, Finest of Healers

To modern pagans, Asklepios is almost a forgotten god. Even among Hellenic pagans, his aid is not commonly sought and he receives few honors.

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Bragi The Golden Tongued

As the best of the skalds, Bragi is a perfect deity to call upon for Bardic inspiration.

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Domovoy

Although the name Slavs appears to be all encompassing, it does little to give a person the full understanding of the vast area these people inhabit.

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Eris

From the recent film Sinbad to the Principia Discordia to the Theogany of Hesiod, the Greco-Roman Goddess of Chaos, Discord, and Strife has been showing up a lot recently.

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Explorations of Dionysus: Cult, Myth, Mystery

Dionysus is one of several deities whose popular worship was practiced throughout Greece. Commonly known as God of wine and vegetation, he is spatially associated with both Athens and Thebes, while mythology also links him to Crete and other islands.

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Hellenic Gods and Spirits

The following pages are about Hellenic (aka "Greek") gods and spirits:

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Nerthus

"They (several of the celto-germanic tribes of northern Germany) have in common the worship of Nerthus, that is Mother Earth. They believe She is interested in humanity's affairs and drives about among them.
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Norse Gods and Spirits

The following pages are about Norse (aka Teutonic) gods and spirits:

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Pan Visits New Jersey

(Originally published in Druid's Progress 13)

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Ratri

A Day In The Life Of An Indo-European Deity

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Roman Gods and Deities

The following pages are about Roman gods and spirits:

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Saturnus

The story of Saturn is older than Rome itself. Saturn reigned during the Golden Age of Latium, when all people were equal -- there was no class distinction and there were no slaves. Everyone prospered and no one -- even kings -- set themselves above others.

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Slavic Gods and Spirits

The following pages are about Slavic gods and spirits:

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The Lore of Tyr

Tyr is a god misunderstood and in large part forgotten by today's neo-pagans. When most of us think of Norse warrior gods, visions of Thorr and his hammer flash before our eyes, and when one thinks of leadership or kingship we see Odinn and maybe Freyr.

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The Norns: Three Sisters in the Wasteland

Perhaps one of the most ancient and widely distributed traditions in the western Indo European lore is that of the Three Sisters of Destiny; kno

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Vedic Gods and Spirits

The following pages are about Vedic gods and spirits:

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