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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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Vali

Vali

In Norse mythology, Váli is a son of the god Odin and the giantess Rindr.

Added: 08/04/2012 11:33:00

Vali's Blot

Vali's Blot

Vali's Blot, celebration dedicated to the god Váli and to love — falls on 14th February.

Added: 08/04/2012 11:33:00

valknut

valknut

The valknut (Old Norse valr, "slain warriors" + knut, "knot") symbol is three interlocking triangles forming nine points.

Added: 08/04/2012 11:58:00

Veneralia

Veneralia

Veneralia, in honour of Venus

April 1st

The Veneralia (April 1) was the Ancient Roman festival of Venus Verticordia ("Venus the changer of hearts"), an aspect of the Roman goddess Venus. The worship of the goddess Fortuna Virilis ("Bold fortune") was also part of this festival.

Added: 30/04/2012 13:16:00

Venus Cloacina

Venus Cloacina

Venus the Purifier; a fusion of Venus with the Etruscan water goddess Cloacina.

Added: 28/01/2012 18:11:00

Vesta

Vesta

Vesta is the virgin goddess of the hearth, home, and family in Roman religion. symbolised by a sacred fire at her hearth and temples.

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

Vinalia

Vinalia

The Vinalia were Roman festivals of the wine harvest, wine vintage and gardens, held in honour of Jupiter and Venus. The Vinalia Urbana was held on 23 April. It was predominantly a wine festival, shared by Venus as patron of "profane" wine (vinum spurcum) intended for everyday human use, and Jupiter as patron of the strongest, purest, sacrificial grade wine (temetum).

The Vinalia Rustica was held on August 19. It was originally a rustic Latin harvest festival, celebrating the grape harvest, vegetable growth and fertility. At the Roman Vinalia Rustica, kitchen gardens and market-gardens, and presumably vineyards were dedicated to Venus Obsequens, the oldest know form of Venus.

Added: 30/04/2012 13:24:00

Vinalia urbana

Vinalia urbana

Vinalia urbana, in honour of Venus and the previous year's wine harvest

April 23rd

It was predominantly a wine festival, shared by Venus as patron of "profane" wine (vinum spurcum) intended for everyday human use, and Jupiter as patron of the strongest, purest, sacrificial grade wine (temetum).

Added: 30/04/2012 13:13:00

Virgin

Virgin

Youngest aspect of the Triple Goddess. Also know as the Maiden. Represented by the waxing moon, colors white and blue. Her Sabbats are Imbolc and Ostara.

Added: 02/12/2001

Vision Quest

Vision Quest

Using astral projection, bi-location, or dream time to accomplish a specific goal. Also called path working.

Added: 02/12/2001

Visualization

Visualization

The process of forming mental images. Magickal visualization consists of forming images of needed goals during ritual. It is also used to direct personal power and natural energies for various purposes during magick, including charging and forming of the magick circle.

Added: 02/12/2001

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