People in Brodilova in the souther easter part of Bulgaria are following a Bizzare dog spinning ritual to avoid rabies
As the day breaks with the rising sun, life is stirred into receptive action - one flower (and one being) at a time.
It is time for Santa. It is time for enjoying days with Santa. Santa and his elves are already at your doorsteps. Meet them and share your days with them.
A short essay on Ethnocentrism and how it relates to body adornment, gift-giving, culture and societies, with a main example of The Hmong people, who first emigrated to the United States in the 1980's.
This short epic depicts a parallel universe, containing a strong northern-british/european setting 'round the late middle ages, as well as some more recent settings (London in the 1800s). It follows the life of Jack the Ripper, his rise to power through the occult, and ultimately his ...
The performance of Veni Dhanam at the Triveni Sangamam is a vital part of the Kasi pilgrimage
Sacred atmosphere surrounding the hall. When the nine dancers entered the hall, the atmosphere feels more powerful mystical. Every movement of the dancers depict the softness and the majesty of Javanese women ..
A spectacular tradition on Holy Week in the Philippines. See how people do the "penitensya"
You might be familiar with 'Animal sacrifice' ritual in Tamilnadu. But, have you surveyed it with your own eyes? Dreadful.
This was a private party I held one Halloween (smile), so of course, I needed great music! I could only let you in on a few of the guest on the list, as others did not want to be published, for various reasons! I hope you enjoy this, I wrote it some time ago for some Halloween Magic!
While head hunting is a practice documented in many areas of the world including ancient China, Mesoamerica, India, Japan, and Africa, the only known head shrinkers are a group of people from the northwestern region of the Amazon rainforest collectively known as the Jivaroan.
Wedding rings symbolize commitment in marital life. There are many physical and psychological benefits in wearing wedding rings of which many people of modern generations are not aware.
The roots of gambling and gambling tools can be traced back thousands of years to religious ceremonies conducted by many pre-historic societies. Wide-spread cultural evidence indicates that early man created many rituals specifically to foretell the future or explain what was beyond ...
Folkways are considered as behavioral patterns of a particular society that is repetitive and organize. Rituals on the other hand are those highly scripted ceremonies of interactions which follows a sequence of actions. Examples are baptism, holidays and more.
Rituals serves as patterns of activity that expresses religious and spiritual symbolic meaning such as baptism or communion for the Holy Catholic Church and several others.
~ I wrote Mother in May 2004 and sent it to Momma for Mother’s Day ~ what turned out to be the last Mother’s Day of her life. A couple of months later she was gone ~ Momma’s Hands was written then ~ I miss her deeply and wish her spirit well ~ Mine will spend the remainder of i...
~ poor folks aspire to the common ~ just out of reach ~ hunger & failure wear them down ~ they snarl at their children ~ quit bitching ~ you’re alive, aren’t you ~ the answer to that question ~ yes, the one deeper sadness ~ ready to go ~ never begun ~
~ creatures of earth must know so much more than humans ~ they don’t seem to question ~ go about the business of life ~ sharing ~ protecting & rearing their young ~ paying attention ~ surviving ~ attempting to stay alive ~
~ we were city folks ~ my stepdad grew up on a farm ~ bought a rundown ranch in Wyoming when he retired ~ Momma asked what I wanted of her things when she passed away ~ I refused to consider an answer ~ I said simply ~ I don’t want your stuff ~ I want you ~
~ wild sounds in the night ~ ~ angel siren voices ~ Jim Morrison ~ as a moral lion ~ roar before the daughters of the universe ~ Nietzsche ~ then you say how bad & even killers, your children are ~ Charles Manson ~ for the heart whose woes are legion ~ Poe ~ who loves ya ~ shotgun ~
~ to reassert tribal needs & memories ~ Jim Morrison ~ enveloped by you ~ silent & foreboding girl-cats ~ Nietzsche ~ you expect to break me? Impossible! You broke me years ago ~ Charles Manson ~ I stand beneath the mystic moon, an opiate vapor, dewy, dim ~ Poe ~ riding dead horses ~
~ I made the blue cars go away ~ Jim Morrison ~ if it was as lovely an oasis belly ~ Nietzsche ~ You eat meat and you kill things that are better than you are ~ Charles Manson ~ in veils & drowned in tears ~ Poe ~ what hunts you down ~ owns you ~ is where you are ~
~ I am a guide to the labyrinth ~ Jim Morrison ~ Are your longings under a thousand maths, you fool! ~ you poet! ~ Nietzsche ~ I hope your dreams take you to the highest of your hopes ~ Charles Manson ~ by good angels tenanted ~ Poe ~ name it religion ~ sacrifice others ~ save your ...
~ let’s recreate the world ~ the palace of conception is burning ~ Jim Morrison ~ morality as anti-nature ~ Nietzsche ~ If you need to be happy, I'll be your smile ~ Charles Manson ~ to the tintinnabulation that so musically wells ~ Poe ~ chains of authority~ peace be damned ~
~I’m real~I’m human~but I’m not an ordinary man~no no no~Jim Morrison ~does the hellbound howl at you?~Nietzsche~ you haven't got long before you are all going to kill yourselves, ~Charles Manson~thus I pacified Psyche & kissed her~Poe~Jesus is the bomb~do you see him~