The Healing Ivy

Ivy is an evergreen plant, distributed throughout forests, parks and in the home environment.In folk medicine, we use only leaves, consumption is not recommended. However nowadays, we know that ivy tea helps with irritating coughs and coughs.It is also used to treat skin diseases, rheumatism, gout. It also accelerates the excretion of bile.Already our distant […]

Initiation in native faith practices

Initiation or consecration according to our ideas means a leap in a person’s spiritual and psycho-physical development, when we connect the initiate with higher forces in various situations that mean a turning point for a person, we help them in the transition to a different state or. new beginning. In this article 3 milestones with […]

Sušec / March and the awakening of Mother Nature

Farewell to darkness, anticipation, greeting of light, new hope, awakening, solution of burdens, greeting of love, infatuation, renewal, freshness, youth. All this is marked by this, the first month of spring, when Mother Nature winks at us in the new fertile year. This time marks the transition from the cold to the warm part of […]

S(v)ečan / February and the rites of kurentovanje

Just as the home had to be clean and tidy at the great celebration of the passage of the annual cycle, so it was at so called “Pust”; brooms were created from birch branches and places swept with them. Not only the dust and impurities in the material world, but also all the excess weight […]

Prosinec / January, the time of Veles & wolf nights

Veles reigns during the cold part of the year. Veles is the god of the underworld, the guardian of souls, the god of magic, wisdom, the protector of craftsmen, artists, the god of wealth. He is the god of animals and abundance. His idols often stood near craft workshops. In the Old Slavic tradition, we meet him as […]

Gruden / December and the birth of a New Sun

White blanket, snowflakes, homeliness, family warmth, heating by the fire. Permeating emotions at new beginnings of ideas, new views, insights. Expectation. Cheerful mood and echoes of traditional songs, good wishes. The smell of baked bread. The birth of a new sun.Sensitive time because he is threatened by many dangers. Time of connection with the upper […]

Listopad / November and connecting with the ancestors

The Feast of “Dedi” (grandfathers) is linked to the tradition of autumn, when this world and the underworld are interconnected, opened. While the warm part of the year is marked by physical work, potent energy, passion, the colder part of the year is dedicated to calmness and self-reflection, deep analysis. Of thyself, the work. In […]

Kimavec / September, time of transition and gratitude

Farewells from the earth’s fertility, ever shorter days, the calming of nature, the ever louder murmur of water, the ever more water from the heavenly spheres, which lets us know that the time of spiritual purification is coming. This is the time when Veles, the god of the underworld, wisdom, magic, is slowly taking over […]

Veliki srpan / August, harvest with the goddess Živa

Grace, gratitude, abundance, love, joy of life are the characteristics of the goddess Živa, who fills us with her energy especially during the harvest.We always meet Živa in connection with the harvest throughout history. For the Polabian Slavs she was considered the main goddess, a tradition in Croatia says that she taught people to work […]