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Jonas Trinkūnas, Krivis of Lithuania’s Romuva, passed away
On January 20, 2014, 75-year old Jonas Jaunius Trinkūnas (b. 1939), founder of Lithuania’s pagan revival Romuva, as well as being an ethnologist and folklorist, passed away in Vilnius, Lithuania. Continue reading Jonas Trinkūnas, Krivis of Lithuania’s Romuva, passed away
5th International Conference at Mysore India 2015
5th International Conference at Mysore India 2015 1st Feb to 5th
We are very glad to inform you that ICCS USA Inc is proposing to organize the 5th International Conference and Gathering of the Elders from 31st Jan to 5th Feb 2015 at Mysore India, ECER has been the major cosponsor Continue reading 5th International Conference at Mysore India 2015
Jonas Trinkūnas, founder of Romuva, receives award from Lithuanian President
EarthSpirit recently sponsored a series of performances in Massachusetts and Vermont by Kulgrinda – the ritual performance group of Romuva, which is the name given in modern times to the revived ethnic pagan religion of Lithuania. Continue reading Jonas Trinkūnas, founder of Romuva, receives award from Lithuanian President
Canada: respect constitutional rights of First Nations!
Dear Prime Minister Harper,
I am writing to express my concern regarding omnibus laws Bill C-38 and Bill C-45 which pose threat to First Nations” constitutional rights. Continue reading Canada: respect constitutional rights of First Nations!
The battle for Kiev’s Perun continues
On August 24, 2009, in Kiev city center on Starokijovsko hill, a three metre high idol of Perun was built. The first time Perun “with a silver head and gold mustache” was built in the year 980 under order of Prince Vladimir, but, eight years later, after baptism was accepted by Vladimir, Perun was demolished. Continue reading The battle for Kiev’s Perun continues
6th Century Temple to Aphrodite to be buried to make way for Apartment Building
In an ancient part, of the modern city of Thessaloniki, now a part of the municipality of Thermaikos lays the Square of Antigonidon. Continue reading 6th Century Temple to Aphrodite to be buried to make way for Apartment Building
Pagans and Minority Religions Under Hungary’s Authoritarian New Constitution
One thing that may escape casual observers of the modern Pagan movement is that we are now truly global in scope. Pagan revivals and reconstructions are happening across Europe, Continue reading Pagans and Minority Religions Under Hungary’s Authoritarian New Constitution
We are going to build a temple!
The Slavonic Traditional religion community the Great Fire now is 21 years old. Our celebration was especially joyfull because,we were very glad to know that very soon our community will have a special temple, a sacred place for the Traditional religion! We already have the projects for building it, made by famous Ukrainian painters Valentyn Vojtenko and Vasyliy Feshchenko. We will be very glad and greatfull if anyone of our friends will help us,donating WebMoney to help us with the building. Your names will remain in a special charity book!
And here is the picture of the temple
Last events conference devoted to the Ethnic Religions in Ukraine and in the world
A Traditional Ritual of the Slavonic community THE GREAT FIRE was on the 14 th of May. The event was really great! There was a conference devoted to the Ethnic Religions in Ukraine and in the world. In this participated the Slavonic community THE GREAT FIRE, and from Latvia was the representative of Dievturi- Janis Brikmanis,who told much about the Latvian Ethnic religion-Dievturiba and it`s revival in Latvia.
More photos and video you can see here Recent rituals http://greatfire.ucoz.ua/photo/2011_21_rik_velikomu_vognju/9
A visit of our guest from Latvia Jjanis Brakmanis http://ogin.ucoz.ru/index/audio_i_videomaterialy/0-6
Special post stamps with the picture of the members of the Slavonic Ethnic religion community THE GREAT FIRE!
Post stamps with the picture of the members of the Slavonic Ethnic religion community THE GREAT FIRE
Brussels to host the Parliament of the World’s Religions in 2014
Brussels – the capital of the Belgians and of 500,000,000 Europeans – has been chosen as the host city of the Parliament of the World’s Religions in 2014. The selection of Brussels was made by the Board of Trustees of the governing organization at its March 13, 2011 meeting in Chicago. Continue reading Brussels to host the Parliament of the World’s Religions in 2014