I have only just recently set this shrine up. I bought the base wood plate from TheHeritageTree on Etsy.com; it is a 1/4” thick, 15” long, seasoned piece of Walnut. The Cernnunos statue I gathered from my darling wife (We both prefer the Cernnunos statues over most, if not all, interpretations of Freyr when it comes to statues. Most creators make Freyr to look quite silly). Continue reading →
This is my shrine of Apollon Lykeios that I pray at in my private room upon rising and before bed.
The sculpture I crafted to represent the wolfish Apollon as Lykeios refers both to light and to wolf. This work I intentionally created anthromorphic, which is atypical of Hellenic representation of the gods but I felt appropriate for the nature of Apollon Lykeios. As such this statue represents the destructive/creative nature of Apollon via the bow and the torch, and the serpent entwined around his foot. Around his feet are five candles, as five represents his solar connections as the light-bearing king. Continue reading →
As an eclectic that does not work within established religions/paths, my altar is a constantly changing space. It is a functional work space for magick, offerings, healing, and astral work. Each item has a specific purpose that works in tandem to the intangible side of the work. Most of my items are used more in a symbolic way than as tools. Continue reading →
My altar is both a decorative and a working space, usually decorated according to the season. I follow two separate paths, but represent both of them on the same altar due to space considerations; my moon celebrations and magick workings usually follow a Wiccan-like structure, and I celebrate the Wheel of the Year and perform daily devotions in the Ár nDraíocht Féin Druid tradition. Continue reading →