And welcome to the PaganFM! almanac for the week of November 16, 2008
Today is Sunday, the 16th of November, and itís the 321st day of the year.
†November 16 was known
as ďThe Night of HecateĒ, and it was on this day that animal sacrifices were
made to her in ancient
On Monday, the 17th, the moon will be void at 8:43 am, and enters Leo at 4:07 pm.
This day marks the birth, in 1907 of Israel Regardie, one of the most famous and prolific 20th century occult authors. A contemporary and one-time secretary of Aliester Crowley, †a member of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, †Regardie was also a chiropractor, student and teacher of psychiatry and psychoanalysis, teaching Freudian, Reichian and Jungian perspectives on the subject.
Regardie died at the age of 77 in
On Wednesday, the third quarter moon becomes void at 7:48 pm, and enters Virgo at 8:12 pm.
Itís the birthday in 1924 of Theodore Parker Mills who was a pagan and wiccan elder . Theodore left this plane in February of 1996.
On Friday, the 21st, the Sun enters Sagittarius at 5:44 pm.
And† on Saturday, the 22nd, the moon will be void at 3:02 am, and enters Libra at 3:20 pm.
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2nd Saturday of each month
New Hampshire Seacoast Pagans have their monthly meeting at Karnan House in
This is an informal gathering for Pagans. Most of us are from the Portsmouth Seacoast area, but all are welcome. We provide free coffee and tea, and usually somebody will bring some food. Thereís no agenda Ė just hanging out, networking and good conversation.
For more information about this event, visit:
When: Nov. 30th. 2008
Welcome All Women!
Beginning this month when the darkest and coldest time of the year embraces
us, Mother Rooots will be hosting a monthly
There is a $5 - 10 donation to help cover costs. The first
Young, newly bleeding women are especially welcome, along with the women-elders in our community!
Event Location: 501 Kent Place Commons - North Entrance in
Event TIME Details: 3 - 8 pm
For more information, visit www.motherroots.com
The Heart of Chanting with Robert Gass and friends
Also special guests from Inanna
Different Drummers Drum Circle
November 16, 2008, Sunday
181 State Street
For Directions, please click here.
Come join in this ecstatic evening of chanting from Hindu, Sufi, Christian,
Buddhist, Jewish, and Goddess
traditions. You will experience why the ancient practice of chanting is enjoying a modern revival, joining in
chant forms such as kirtan, zhikr, sound meditation, and movement prayer. Warm and gifted teacher and master
at creating sacred space, Robert Gass will help weave our voices and hearts into a beautiful communion of sound and
movement. Beginners and experienced chanters alike--you are all welcome. Chanting is said to be "an easy path
to God." (It's also great fun!). Come prepared to sing your heart open, dance your prayers, and let your spirit
Robert Gass, EdD, brings
background in psychology, social action, the arts and spiritual practice.
A leading popularizer of chant, Robert is author of the book Chanting: Discovering Spirit in Sound. His many
CDs with On Wings of Song include the best-selling Om Namaha Shivaya, Alleluia, Ancient Mother, Medicine
Wheel, Enchanted, and the CHANT anthology.
Advance tickets available for $16 at Leapin Lizards at two locations:
449 Forest Ave.
Advance tickets also available for $16.00 at Magick Closet:
995 Forest Ave.,
$20 at the door
Under 12 Free
Cash or Check Only
For further information, contact
Karen Rollins at:
UU Church of Manchester presents...
18th annual event, November 22.
Event Details: That's right - For 18 YEARS! The Holiday Faire at UUCM has
truly become a tradition that our members and friends
look forward to every year. Even the local community takes time to stop by for some of the items that have become
a tradition - such as the cookie walk, white elephant, Raffle Baskets and Quilt and the diversity of our Vendors from pagan crafts to jewelry.
We occasionally stir things up and introduce something new from time to
time. New members join our church and
with them come new ideas. If you see something missing don't hesitate to make a suggestion. One never knows what you will find at UUCM Holiday Faire. New in 2007 we added FREE live music. While you shop you enjoy the talents of Concert Pianist Gary Finger, the amazing talents of Professional Flautist and teacher Beth Ditkoff and her many students. We even had Myschyffe Managed. This singing troop has been making an name for itself for the passed three years on the Renaissance Fair circuit all over New England in
New for 2008 Ė Fiber Nuts. If you have a passion for any of the fiber arts from quilting to knitting you will want to stop and see this booth. You are certain to find a great bargain.
To see all the things we have to offer please visit our website.
Directions: Four blocks east of
Phone: (603) 622-3808
Saturday December 13th, 2-3:30 PM
Ellen Evert Hopman, who wrote "Priestess of the
Two Seasons, Three Worlds, Four Treasures, Five Directions: The
Pillars of Druidism.
An exploration of the basic cosmology of the ancient Celts
and the most
important symbols of Celtic and Druidic sacred mythology. Why are certain
objects sacred to Pagan tradition such as the cauldron, sword, spear and
stone? Learn the Druidic origins of these ritual items and the basic
structure of Celtic ceremony.
Dessert & Divination, a fund raiser for Southern New Hampshire Pagan Pride
Dec. 13th. 2008, in
Join us for a day of fun, socializing and readings!
Potluck snacks will be provided!!
All readings are $10, with many forms of divination available including: runes, tarot and oracle cards
We will also be offering energy work with Reiki and Massage!!
This event is at
Sunday, December 21, we'll celebrate Yule, or the Winter Solstice. In honor of that day, we'll celebrate the solstice, here at PaganFM! You're invited to attend a solstice ritual right here at the station. We'll have the ritual, then cakes and ale (non-alcoholic), fellowship, and then start the radio program as usual, at midnight. Consider joining us, and send us an email at email@example.com so that we can know how many people to expect and plan accordingly.
© 2008, Deirdre Hebert