How to Practice as a Solitary Pagan
In modern Paganism and Wicca, there are far more people who practice as solitaries than there are people who have joined covens or established traditions. This is partly because most people who want to learn about Paganism develop the interest long before they meet a coven or trad that they're interested in joining. Let's talk about some of the...
What Are The Best Known Pagan Paths?
Not all Pagans are Wiccans, and not all Pagan paths are the same. From Asatru to Druidry to Celtic Reconstructionism, there are plenty of Pagan groups out there to choose from. Read on and learn about the differences and the similarities.
Pagan Reconstructionist Groups - What is a Recon Group?
Most people in the Pagan and Wiccan community have heard the term "recon" or "reconstructionism." But what does it mean, and why do groups sometimes choose to be reconstructionist traditions?
The Asatru tradition is a reconstructionist path that focuses on pre-Christian Norse spirituality. The movement began in the 1970s as part of a revival of Germanic paganism, and numerous Asatru groups exist in the United States and other countries.
While the word "Druid" may bring to mind visions of old bearded men in robes at Stonehenge, the fact is that modern Druidism is alive and well. Learn about some of the groups that celebrate the wisdom of the ancients, as well as why Druidism isn't Wiccan.
Egyptian Paganism - Kemetic Reconstruction
Some modern Pagans follow the ways of the ancient Egyptians. Learn about the basics of today's Egyptian reconstruction groups.
Rooted in the traditions and philosophies of the ancient Greeks, one neopagan path that has begun a resurgence is Hellenic Polytheism. Following the Greek pantheon, and often adopting the religious practices of their ancestors, Hellenes are part of the reconstructive neopagan movement.
Kitchen Witchery - What is a Kitchen Witch?
The phrase "kitchen witchery" is becoming more and more popular among Pagans and Wiccans. Find out what exactly kitchen witchery, or kitchen witchcraft, means and learn how you can incorporate kitchen witch practices into your daily life.
Religio Romana: Honoring the Ancient Roman Ways
Religio Romana is a modern Pagan reconstructionist religion based upon the ancient faith of pre-Christian Rome. Learn about this unique spiritual path than honors the old gods in they ways they were honored thousands of years ago.
What is Stregheria?
What do people mean when they talk about the Stregheria tradition of modern witchcraft?
What is Vodou?
Vodou, sometimes referred to as Voodoo, is a religion that blends Catholicism with West African diasporic faiths. Learn more about how Vodou evolved, and who still practices it today.
Practicing as a Solitary Pagan
Many contemporary Wiccans and other Pagans find that rather than joining a group, they prefer practicing as a solitary. The reasons for this as are as varied as those who walk the path. Regardless, there are a number of things to keep in mind if you’re considering – or have already found your way to – a path as a solitary Wiccan or Pagan.
What is Santeria?
Santeria is a syncretic faith that blends traditional West African magic and practice with Caribbean tradition and Roman Catholicism. Learn more about what Santeria is, and who might be practicing it.
Resources for Celtic Pagans
Looking for all of our About Pagan/Wiccan resources on Celtic Paganism? Here's where you'll find links to reading lists, deities, Celtic traditions and more!
Resources for Norse Pagans
Looking for information on the Norse religion? Here are some articles which cover not only the ancient Norse gods, but also the modern Heathenry movement.
Native American Spirituality
Many modern Pagans, particularly in the United States, include various aspects of Native American spirituality in their practice and belief. Although Native American practice and belief does not fall under the same umbrella term as most modern Neopagan religions, let's take a moment to look at some of the common themes found in Native American spirituality.
Is Witchcraft a Religion?
Is the practice of witchcraft, in a non-Wiccan context, a religion? Or is it simply a skill set that can be utilized as part of spiritual practice?