Gesture of the horns: all the meanings from antiquity to today

The gesture of the horns is one of the most famous and used hand gestures in the world. Gesture with various meanings: it can be of approval, good luck and complicity with diffusion in central and northern Europe, or vulgar and offensive with diffusion in Mediterranean Europe, whose origins date back to ancient Greece. MythologyContinua a leggere “Gesture of the horns: all the meanings from antiquity to today”

New Age: the movement of the new era

New Age is a general expression to indicate a vast movement that includes numerous alternative psychological, social and spiritual currents that arose at the end of the twentieth century in the western world. It began to be spread by the US mass media in the late sixties, to describe the forms of spiritual counterculture interestedContinua a leggere “New Age: the movement of the new era”

Lemuria: the “lost” continent of wonders

Lemuria is a hypothetical vanished continent, located in the Indian or Pacific Ocean. The stories about Lemuria differ according to the need for contextualization of the authors; almost all share, however, the cataclysmic element that would have made the ancient continent sink, in analogy with Plato’s Atlantis. Although the lemurs living today are found only in MadagascarContinua a leggere “Lemuria: the “lost” continent of wonders”

The kingdom of angels: who are they, how many are they, how are they?

In many religious traditions, an angel is a spiritual being who assists and serves God (or the gods) or is at the service of man along the path of his spiritual progress and his earthly existence.All the major monotheistic religions, for centuries, believe in the existence of a large hierarchy of angels rebels against theContinua a leggere “The kingdom of angels: who are they, how many are they, how are they?”

The small people: special companions hidden around us

Today we are talking about a topic that has always been close to our heart … The small people, the fairies, the sidhe, the elemental beings, the spirits of nature, whatever name you want to give them, they are the spirits linked, in fact, to nature and to the elements of the planet Earth andContinua a leggere “The small people: special companions hidden around us”

Druids

The druid (plural: druids) is the dignitary belonging to a priestly ruling class, which was responsible, among the Celts of Gaul and the British Isles, for the performance of cult rites including human sacrifice, in the interpretation of omens, the preservation and transmission of traditional knowledge, the presidency of religious assemblies, arbitration in controversies betweenContinua a leggere “Druids”