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Pagan Glossary

Pagan Glossary

Pagan Glossary

Introduces words and concepts that are a central part of most Pagans. This Pagan Glossary is designed to be a useful resource on common - and not so commonly used words, people and objects.

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Hag Stones

Hag Stones

Were believed to provide protection against eye diseases or evil charms, preventing nightmares, curing whooping cough.

Added: 28/01/2012 18:19:00

Hand Fasting

Hand Fasting

A Pagan wedding.

Added: 02/12/2001

Harmonia

Harmonia

In Greek mythology, Harmonia is the immortal goddess of harmony and concord. Her Roman counterpart is Concordia, and her Greek opposite is Eris, whose Roman counterpart is Discordia.

Added: 08/04/2012 11:45:00

Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim

Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim

Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim (September 15, 1486 – February 18, 1535) was a German magician, occult writer, theologian, astrologer, and alchemist.

Added: 08/04/2012 11:48:00

Hel

Hel

In Norse mythology, Hel is a being who presides over a realm of the same name, where she receives a portion of the dead. Hel is attested in the Poetic Edda.

Added: 12/02/2012 13:17:00

Hen Galan

Hen Galan Hen Galan (Welsh), or old New Year under the Julian calendar

Added: 28/01/2012 18:12:00

Hephaestus

Hephaestus

Hephaestus was the patron god of metal working and craftsmanship. He is the son of Zeus and Hera. The Roman equvalent was Vulcan.  Hephaestus's symbols are a smith's hammer, an anvil and a pair of tongs. Hephaestus was given Aphrodite’s hand in marriage by Zeus in order to prevent conflict over her between the other gods.

Added: 08/04/2012 11:46:00

Herbalism

Herbalism

Art of using herbs to facilitate human needs both magickally and medicinally.

Added: 02/12/2001

Herne the Hunter

Herne the Hunter

In English folklore, Herne the Hunter is a ghost associated with Windsor Forest in Berkshire.

Added: 28/01/2012 18:09:00

Hestia

Hestia

In Greek mythology Hestia, is the virgin goddess of the hearth, architecture, domesticity and the family.

Added: 12/02/2012 13:20:00

Higher Self

Higher Self

That part of us which connects our corporeal minds to the Collective Unconscious and with the divine knowledge of the universe.

Added: 02/12/2001

Hiving Off

Hiving Off

This term is used for a small coven which splits off from a larger one. Sometimes this is done to keep the gatherings of a manageable size, other times covens split over philosophical differences.

Added: 02/12/2001

Horned God

Horned God

One of the most prevalent God-images in Paganism. NOT Satan or the Devil!!!

Added: 02/12/2001

Huginn And Muninn

Huginn And Muninn

In Norse mythology, Huginn (thought) and Muninn (memory) are a pair of ravens that fly all over the world, Midgard, and bring the god Odin information.

Added: 12/02/2012 13:25:00

Hygieia

Hygieia

In Greek and Roman mythology, Hygieia, was a daughter of the god of medicine, Asclepius. She was the goddess/personification of health, cleanliness and sanitation.

Added: 12/02/2012 13:25:00

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