Category Archives: Mythology and Folklore

Tree Talk: Volume 5, Number 4 – Winter Edition

The most recent edition of Tree Talk, the quarterly newsletter of The Tree Leaves Oracle and The Leaf and Dragon is now available. You can come into our store at “The Leaf and Dragon” 33 North First street Suite 1, … Continue reading

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The Gypsy Wagon ~ a.k.a. “Vardo”

vardos in front of the Coach House Cafe, Blarney Castle, Blarney, Ireland VardosArticle by Thomas Baurley © 2013 – Technogypsie Productions – All Rights Reserved. There are always discussed a lot of pros and cons about “Gypsy” culture, and we’ve … Continue reading

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Loughcrew Passage Tomb

Sliabh na Caillí (Mountain of the Hag), also known as Lough crew, is a infamous passage tomb is one of the four main passage tombs in Ireland next to Brú na Bóinne, Carrowkeel and Carrowmore dating to roughly 3,300 BCE. … Continue reading

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Staurolite: Fairy crosses/stones

Purchase one here Fairy Stone / Fairy Cross / Staurolite Localities: Fairy Stone State Park, Virginia, USA; North Georgia, USA; Little Falls, Minnesota, USA; Taos, New Mexico, USA; Switzerland; Russia; Australia; Brazil; France; Italy; Scotland. Description: Popular to its folklore … Continue reading

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Pendulums

Pendulums One of the most common forms of divination, pendulums are used to tell the sex of unborn children, detect pregnancy, tell the future, answer life’s questions, prophecy, divining, and a common place magic trick. No one really fully understands … Continue reading

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Sinterklaas

Sinterklaas, Odin, Father Christmas, Sint Nicolaas, Sint Nikolaas, Kris Kringle, De Goedheiligman (The Good Holy Man), or Santa Claus, are they all one in the same? Outside of parallels to Odin, the “Santa Claus” we know today seems to be … Continue reading

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Lady Befana

Lady Befana, the Italian Witch Santa  was a folkloric myth of a old woman who would travel around the countryside delivering gifts to children throughout Italy. It is believed that once long ago a woman named Befana was approached by … Continue reading

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