Category Archives: Information

This category houses most of the posts on Pagan Roots; basic information for those new to Wicca; herbal and gemstone encyclopedias with detailed entries for many plants and crystals; a collection of data on gods and goddesses from various pantheons; pages on different forms of divination such as Tarot cards and rune stones; and a lot more.

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Asclepius

From Wikipedia.

Associations Deity: Vediovis, Aesculapius Animal: Snakes, cockerels Symbol: The rod of Asclepius, a snake-entwined staff which remains a symbol of medicine today. Magic: Medicine, Healing

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Brigid

Celtic Goddess Brigid

Other Names Bride, Brigit, Bridget, Brid, Brigantia, Ffraid, ‘Fiery Arrow’, ‘Bright One’, ‘High One’. Associations Deity: Cailleach Animal: Cow, Raven Triple Goddess Aspect: Mother Element: Water, Fire Number: 19 Symbol: White snake spiralled on a wand, Candles, Anvils, Brigid’s Cross … Continue reading

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The Wiccan Rede – Further Thoughts

Red Pentagram

In my first article on the Wiccan Rede I explored its history, and spent a lot of time basically debunking the idea that it’s a sacred commandment which must be obeyed at all costs. In this article I’m going to … Continue reading

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Treatise on Astral Projection

by Robert Bruce (reproduced here with permission) Part I | Part II | Part III | Part IV | Part V | Part VI | Part VII | Part VIII Part I Back to top This version has been completely … Continue reading

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Hathor

Other Names “House of Horus”, “Mistress of the West”, “Eye of Ra” A hymn to Hathor says: “Thou art the Mistress of Jubilation, the Queen of the Dance, the Mistress of Music, the Queen of the Harp Playing, the Lady … Continue reading

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