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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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Obeah

Obeah

Obeah is a term used in the West Indies to refer to folk magic, sorcery, and religious practices derived from West African origin.

Added: 08/04/2012 11:36:00

Occult

Occult

Literal meaning is "hidden" and is broadly applied to a wide range of metaphysical topics which lie outside the accepted realm of mainstream theologies.

Added: 02/12/2001

Occultist

Occultist

One who practices and or studies a variety of occult subjects.

Added: 02/12/2001

Oceanus

Oceanus

Was believed by the ancient Greeks and Romans to be the world-ocean, an enormous river encircling the world.

Added: 28/01/2012 17:54:00

Ogham

Ogham

Ogham is an Early Medieval alphabet used primarily to write the Old Irish language. Ogham is sometimes called the Celtic Tree Alphabet.

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

Ogham

Ogham

Celtic equivalent of the Teutonic runes. The ancient alphabet of the Celtic people.

Added: 02/12/2001

Oil of Abramelin

Oil of Abramelin

Abramelin oil, also called Oil of Abramelin, is a ceremonial magical oil blended from aromatic plant materials. Its name came about due to its having been described in a medieval grimoire called The Book of Abramelin written by Abraham the Jew.

Added: 08/04/2012 11:49:00

Old Ones

Old Ones

The A term which refers to all aspects of the Goddess and God.

Added: 02/12/2001

Old Religion

Old Religion

A name for Paganism as it pre-dates Christianity by at least 20,000 years.

Added: 02/12/2001

Opiconsivia

Opiconsivia

The Opiconsivia (or Opeconsiva or Opalia) was an ancient Roman religious festival held August 25 in honor of Ops ("Plenty"), also known as Opis, a goddess of agricultural resources and wealth. The festival marked the end of harvest.

Added: 08/04/2012 11:52:00

Opis

Opis

In ancient Roman religion, Ops or Opis, (Plenty) was a fertility deity and earth-goddess of Sabine origin.

Added: 08/04/2012 11:52:00

Osculum infame

Osculum infame

Is the name of a witch’s supposed ritual greeting upon meeting with the Devil.

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

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