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Hieros Gamos

Hieros Gamos (Greek: ιερός γάμος) or Hierogamy (ἱερογαμία) is the "sacred (or holy) Marriage" and refers to the union of God and Goddess or the combination of masculine and feminine principles. The term specifically refers to the union of Zeus and Hera but also has been used to describe the union of Demeter and Iasion and the many unions ...
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Litha

Litha (Pronounched LITH-ah) is a Summer Solstice celebration celebrated by many Wiccans and adherents to various branches of Anglo-Saxon Paganism and Heathenry. The name, Litha, stems from the Anglo-Saxon name for "midsummer", Līþa according to the Venerable Bede's work De temporum ratione. There are many traditions associated with the modern festival of Litha and a great deal of lore surrounding ...
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Mabon

Mabon is a Wiccan harvest festival that takes place at the time of the autumnal equinox when the Sun enters Libra. Mabon celebrates the balance of opposing forces, light/dark, life/death, etc. with the understanding that after this moment of balance, darkness and death will reign for a time, until Ostara or the spring equinox. It is also ...
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Marsh mallow

Althea officinalis Names Mallards, Mauls, Schloss Teai, Cheeses, Mortification Koot, mallow, white mallow, common marsh-mallow, marshmallow, mortification root, sweet weed, wymote A perennial, this plant grows 3-4 feet high and the stem only puts out a few lateral branches. Leaves are palmate and lobed, 3-5 inches long and fuzzy, as ...
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Motherwort

Leonurus cardiaca Other Names Lion’s tail, heartwort, Agripaume, Herbe battudo, Agripalma, Melissa, salvatica, Aartgespan, Hartgespan, yi mu cao, yakumos Motherwort is an interesting and distinctive member of the mint family (Lamiaceae). It grows on a single, tall square stem decorated from top to bottom with opposite leaves. The leaf shape varies ...
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Mugwort

Artemisia vulgaris Other names for Mugwort Cronewort, Common wormwood, wild wormwood, Felon herb, St. John's Plant, Chrysanthemum weed, sailor's tobacco, moxa, Artemis Herb, Naughty Man, Old man, Old Uncle Henry, Muggins Mugwort is occasionally confused with Wormwood Artemisia absinthium. Tell the difference by examining the leaves. Mugwort leaves are green above and ...
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