lifesahoot:

An animated Easter egg made out of Easter eggs.
Because……
….. Why not.

lifesahoot:

An animated Easter egg made out of Easter eggs.

Because……

….. Why not.

@9 hours ago with 3 notes
Holidays & Days of Note for April 20, 2014

*   Pineapple Up-Side Down Cake Day (U.S.) 

*   Ridván (Bahá’í Faith)  At sunset is the start of a 12 day festival when Baha’is celebrate the day when Baha’u’llah said that he was the prophet predicted by the Bab.The most important Baha’I festival. 

*   Four Twenty ((International cannabis culture ) Started in Northern California it has grown to other states and counties, day to light up at 4:20 am & pm. They need an excuse? 

*   Easter (Christianity) 

*   UN Chinese Language Day (United Nations)

Holidays & Days of Note for April 20, 2014

*   Pineapple Up-Side Down Cake Day (U.S.) 

*   Ridván (Bahá’í Faith)  At sunset is the start of a 12 day festival when Baha’is celebrate the day when Baha’u’llah said that he was the prophet predicted by the Bab.The most important Baha’I festival. 

*   Four Twenty ((International cannabis culture ) Started in Northern California it has grown to other states and counties, day to light up at 4:20 am & pm. They need an excuse? 

*   Easter (Christianity) 

*   UN Chinese Language Day (United Nations)

@13 hours ago with 3 notes
#pineapple up-side down cake #Ridván #Four Twenty #easter #holidays 
witchywarriorbabe:

Enchanting path

witchywarriorbabe:

Enchanting path

(via demon-lung)

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Holidays & Days of Note for April 15, 2014

*   Passover begins at sunset (Jewish)

*   Pei Tian Chungeng (China) Last day of a three day Spring Festival.

*   Fordicia (Ancient Rome) fertility festival held in honor of Terra.

*   Father Damien Day (Hawaii) 

*   Rubber Eraser Day (?) before the rubber eraser people used stale bread to erase mistakes on paper.

Holidays & Days of Note for April 15, 2014

*   Passover begins at sunset (Jewish)

*   Pei Tian Chungeng (China) Last day of a three day Spring Festival.

*   Fordicia (Ancient Rome) fertility festival held in honor of Terra.

*   Father Damien Day (Hawaii) 

*   Rubber Eraser Day (?) before the rubber eraser people used stale bread to erase mistakes on paper.

@5 days ago with 2 notes
#passover #terra #terra goddess #tax day #april 15 
Holidays & Days of Note for April 14, 2014

*   Black Day (South Korea) If you are single and no one gave you anything on Valentine’s day, or White day then go have yourself a bowl of black noodles and beans  and feel sorry for yourself, it’s OK to do it today that’s what Black Day is for.

*   Takayama Festival  (Japan) Spring festival held the 14 – 15th

*   Dia De Las Americas (Honduras) Day of the Americas.

*   National Day of Climate Action (U.S.)

*   Ex-Spouse Day (U. S.)


*   National Pecan Day (U.S.)

Holidays & Days of Note for April 14, 2014

*   Black Day (South Korea) If you are single and no one gave you anything on Valentine’s day, or White day then go have yourself a bowl of black noodles and beans  and feel sorry for yourself, it’s OK to do it today that’s what Black Day is for.

*   Takayama Festival  (Japan) Spring festival held the 14 – 15th

*   Dia De Las Americas (Honduras) Day of the Americas.

*   National Day of Climate Action (U.S.)

*   Ex-Spouse Day (U. S.)

*   National Pecan Day (U.S.)

@6 days ago with 2 notes
#black day #pecan #dia de las americas #holidays #april 14 
fathappyandcaffeinated:

Rule #1.
Remember this when you think your religion, science, theory, work of art or revelation “explains it all.”

fathappyandcaffeinated:

Rule #1.

Remember this when you think your religion, science, theory, work of art or revelation “explains it all.”

@1 week ago with 21 notes

"Your thoughts about your problems are not the actual problems. Those thoughts are just extensions that prolong the idea of suffering."

@1 week ago with 818 notes
(via Bleu Style: { B l e u H a l l o w e e n }: Dark Art Nouveau)
@1 week ago
#Josef Rudolf Witzel #witch #art nouveau 

Tom Hiddleston with a pineapple upside down cake.

unsurelocked:

That is all.

image

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bythegods:

bythegods:

Hel

Ruler of the Germanic Netherworld, Hel was not a goddess to be trifled with; she was one mean ol’ lady. To be fair, I’d be angry too if Odin banished me to the smelly old netherworld (dubbed Helheim for its ruler). She was the daughter of the trickster god, Loki, and the frost giantess Angrboda. Those frost giants are always trouble, and don’t even get me started on Loki. 

Hel had the face and body of a living woman, but her thighs and legs were those of a decomposing corpse. Her brothers were Fenrir and Jormungandr, so it’s easy to see that horrifying evil ran in the family. Hel’s gloomy realm stood in stark contrast to Odin’s Valhalla in terms of afterlife, and indeed the Christians would later take Hel’s name for their realm of eternal damnation. 

Hel’s throne was known as the “Sick Bed,” as those who died from sickness and old age were the subjects of Hel. In Helheim itself, Hel held more power even than Odin, who had banished her there, and the Aesir appeal to her for aid in several stories from the Eddas. When you compare the endless feasting and merriment of Valhalla with the sickly eternity of Helheim, it’s no wonder being a warrior and dying in battle was so sought after by the Germanic tribes. 

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paxmachina:

ROA - Perth, Australia

paxmachina:

ROA - Perth, Australia

(Source: streetartnews.net, via darksilenceinsuburbia)

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NAME: Scathach (pronounced Skaw - Thach) The Shadowy One, The Fierce Woman, She Who Strikes Fear, Scota, Scatha

SYMBOLS: Sword. Cauldron in some accounts.

USUAL IMAGE: An attractive athletic woman, with (according to some) red hair. Who, when in a battle rage would go red (very red) in the face and even have her arms swell in size.

HOLY BOOKS:Táin Bó Cualgne, the “Cattle Raid of Cooley” also known as The Tain, and “Death of Aoife’s Only Son.”

HOLY DAYS: None known.

PLACE OF WORSHIP: At the death of a relative or friend.

RELATIVES: Kerridwen ( Mother), Kyre & Ginevra (sisters), Gwyn ap Nudd (Husband), Uathach ‘Spectre’ (Daughter), Cuar & Cett (Sons ‘names in question, but she did have at least two’)

SYNODEITIES: All warrior woman goddesses.

DETAILS: There will be some who disagree with my calling Scathach a Goddess, saying that she was ‘merely’ a remarkable warrior woman among a group of people noted for remarkable warriors.

However I think even people from that group will have to admit that she was more than just above average.

There are also accounts that say she was one of the Sidhe, or as some would call them the Fairies. So while some might not call her a Goddess, I think if you will let me mix my metaphors a bit and take a Japanese approach and call such beings, be they fairy, spirit, demon, angel or god, Kami (higher beings) Then whether warrior woman of legend, Sidhe Queen, or guiding spirit, Scathach is goddess enough to count!

Scathach is from the Celtic era where a form of heterognostic learning (and yes I am making up a new word right before your eyes) was practiced.

This custom said that only women could teach men and only men could teach women. This tradition held with woodcraft, blacksmithing, healing, hunting and the magical & martial arts.

It insured a more egalitarian and free status for women in a time when this was rare to say the least.

It came to an official end in 697 c.e. at a gathering of Christian clergy, lesser royals and the High King at Tara when he declared the Cain Adamnan which prohibited woman & priests from taking part in war, though priests were left with the power to influence matters.

Before this a woman had greater freedom (though it had been deterioration for a few hundred years) so that a woman might divorce her husband if he failed to support her, treat her with respect or just gossiped about their sex life!

In Scathach’s era however women not only participated in battle but were some of the most fierce and able proponents of the craft.

The Shadowy One was not just a fighter and teacher of fighters. She was also versed in healing & blacksmithing as well as a prophetess who used a method known as Imbas Forasnai, the Light of Foresight to obtain visions of the future.

Scathach, along with her family and students lived on the Isle of Skye in a castle, which seems earthy enough until you consider the trials that those who sought training from her had to go though.

These trials were such things as climbing the Western Mountains, getting past a dragon’s lair, walking down a road was covered with razor sharp rocks, while the road somehow made the travelers feet stick to it & the Bridge of Leaps, which spanned a gorge filled with monsters from nightmare, and was so constructed that anyone who stepped on it made it start to tilt into the gorge so that the only way across was to first leap to the center of the bridge and slide down to the other side.

Taking into account those perils I think we have to disregard the notion that The Fierce One was an ordinary mortal.

I think it would also explain why some say that it is Scathach that one must call upon to lead the recently dead past the dangers that are found on the path to The Land of Eternal Youth.


So be it as teacher of Cu Chuliann, patroness of blacksmithing, healing & Celtic martial arts, prophetess, or guide of the dead to Tir Nan Og. I would say that Scathach is a worthy Goddess indeed.

NAME: Scathach (pronounced Skaw - Thach) The Shadowy One, The Fierce Woman, She Who Strikes Fear, Scota, Scatha

SYMBOLS: Sword. Cauldron in some accounts.

USUAL IMAGE: An attractive athletic woman, with (according to some) red hair. Who, when in a battle rage would go red (very red) in the face and even have her arms swell in size.

HOLY BOOKS:Táin Bó Cualgne, the “Cattle Raid of Cooley” also known as The Tain, and “Death of Aoife’s Only Son.”

HOLY DAYS: None known.

PLACE OF WORSHIP: At the death of a relative or friend.

RELATIVES: Kerridwen ( Mother), Kyre & Ginevra (sisters), Gwyn ap Nudd (Husband), Uathach ‘Spectre’ (Daughter), Cuar & Cett (Sons ‘names in question, but she did have at least two’)

SYNODEITIES: All warrior woman goddesses.

DETAILS: There will be some who disagree with my calling Scathach a Goddess, saying that she was ‘merely’ a remarkable warrior woman among a group of people noted for remarkable warriors.

However I think even people from that group will have to admit that she was more than just above average.

There are also accounts that say she was one of the Sidhe, or as some would call them the Fairies. So while some might not call her a Goddess, I think if you will let me mix my metaphors a bit and take a Japanese approach and call such beings, be they fairy, spirit, demon, angel or god, Kami (higher beings) Then whether warrior woman of legend, Sidhe Queen, or guiding spirit, Scathach is goddess enough to count!

Scathach is from the Celtic era where a form of heterognostic learning (and yes I am making up a new word right before your eyes) was practiced.

This custom said that only women could teach men and only men could teach women. This tradition held with woodcraft, blacksmithing, healing, hunting and the magical & martial arts.

It insured a more egalitarian and free status for women in a time when this was rare to say the least.

It came to an official end in 697 c.e. at a gathering of Christian clergy, lesser royals and the High King at Tara when he declared the Cain Adamnan which prohibited woman & priests from taking part in war, though priests were left with the power to influence matters.

Before this a woman had greater freedom (though it had been deterioration for a few hundred years) so that a woman might divorce her husband if he failed to support her, treat her with respect or just gossiped about their sex life!

In Scathach’s era however women not only participated in battle but were some of the most fierce and able proponents of the craft.

The Shadowy One was not just a fighter and teacher of fighters. She was also versed in healing & blacksmithing as well as a prophetess who used a method known as Imbas Forasnai, the Light of Foresight to obtain visions of the future.

Scathach, along with her family and students lived on the Isle of Skye in a castle, which seems earthy enough until you consider the trials that those who sought training from her had to go though.

These trials were such things as climbing the Western Mountains, getting past a dragon’s lair, walking down a road was covered with razor sharp rocks, while the road somehow made the travelers feet stick to it & the Bridge of Leaps, which spanned a gorge filled with monsters from nightmare, and was so constructed that anyone who stepped on it made it start to tilt into the gorge so that the only way across was to first leap to the center of the bridge and slide down to the other side.

Taking into account those perils I think we have to disregard the notion that The Fierce One was an ordinary mortal.

I think it would also explain why some say that it is Scathach that one must call upon to lead the recently dead past the dangers that are found on the path to The Land of Eternal Youth.

So be it as teacher of Cu Chuliann, patroness of blacksmithing, healing & Celtic martial arts, prophetess, or guide of the dead to Tir Nan Og. I would say that Scathach is a worthy Goddess indeed.

@1 week ago with 6 notes
#scathach #goddess #celtic goddess #mythology #sword 
Holidays and Days of Note for April 13, 2014

*   Cerealia (Ancient Rome) which goes until the 19th and was the primary festival of Ceres the Goddess of growing plants particularly grains.
*   Take a Walk on Your Wild Side Day (U.S.)
*   Cosmonautics’ Day or Yuri’s Night, (Russia) celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin.
*   Drop Everything and Read Day (U.S.) These little “holidays” pretty much get ignored, however I was surprise to see Madonna pushing this one with a picture on Instagram.
*   Global Day of Action on Military Spending
*   Big Wind Day (Wind Buffs? Air Binders? Meteorologists?) On April 12, 1934, the staff of the Mount Washington Observatory recorded the highest surface wind ever measured, anywhere on earth. This big wind was officially recorded at 231 miles per hour or 371.8 kilometers per hour.

Holidays and Days of Note for April 13, 2014

*   Cerealia (Ancient Rome) which goes until the 19th and was the primary festival of Ceres the Goddess of growing plants particularly grains.

*   Take a Walk on Your Wild Side Day (U.S.)

*   Cosmonautics’ Day or Yuri’s Night, (Russia) celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin.

*   Drop Everything and Read Day (U.S.) These little “holidays” pretty much get ignored, however I was surprise to see Madonna pushing this one with a picture on Instagram.

*   Global Day of Action on Military Spending

*   Big Wind Day (Wind Buffs? Air Binders? Meteorologists?) On April 12, 1934, the staff of the Mount Washington Observatory recorded the highest surface wind ever measured, anywhere on earth. This big wind was officially recorded at 231 miles per hour or 371.8 kilometers per hour.

@1 week ago with 4 notes
#Ceres #read a book #big wind #goddess #cosmonautics' day 
magickpagoda:

Hanamatsuri- Flower Festival- April 8th
 Hanamatsuri meaningl “flower festival”,is a festival in spring when flowers flourish but the most famous reason for this day is to celebrate Sakyamuni Buddha’s birthday on April 8th.
It is also called Kanbutsue or Goutane. Altars are erected and decorated with flowers around a statue of baby Buddha. Amacha or Sweet Tea is poured on the Buddha’s head.
The nature of the festival varies greatly from region to region, and often appears to have the characteristics of older spring festivals: driving out devils or praying for the coming harvest. It is not a public holiday (via Hanamatsuri - Japan Guide - JapanLinked.com)

magickpagoda:

Hanamatsuri- Flower Festival- April 8th


Hanamatsuri meaningl “flower festival”,is a festival in spring when flowers flourish but the most famous reason for this day is to celebrate Sakyamuni Buddha’s birthday on April 8th.

It is also called Kanbutsue or Goutane. Altars are erected and decorated with flowers around a statue of baby Buddha. Amacha or Sweet Tea is poured on the Buddha’s head.

The nature of the festival varies greatly from region to region, and often appears to have the characteristics of older spring festivals: driving out devils or praying for the coming harvest. It is not a public holiday (via Hanamatsuri - Japan Guide - JapanLinked.com)

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