KIRAN ATMA: Pagan History
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Pagan Religions - What Is Ament?

 



 

In Egyptian religion, Ament was the land of the dead. 




  • It was envisioned as a desolate, lament-filled realm where the wicked spirits remained forever. 
  • On his daily trip, Ra, the solar god, went over Ament. 
  • Ament's description of the underworld resembles Vergil's portrayal of the Roman underworld.


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Pagan Religions - What Is AMBA'S RELIGION?

 




The Amba tribesmen of Uganda have a fluid system that includes several deities and rituals. 


Not only people live in Amba's universe, but so have a host of supernatural beings divided into two categories: ancestors and gods. 



  • The bulk of a man's ceremonial activities, particularly those related to death, are focused on his forefathers. 
  • The underworld is compared to the living world, and ancestors are seen as beings who must be appeased on a regular basis. 
  • Both deified humans and nonhuman gods have shrines erected in their honor. 
  • To overcome an enemy, tribesmen employ a priest to seek the assistance of one of four lineage gods.
  •  Anyone descended from one of these gods is allowed to seek his assistance.


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Pagan Religions - Who Is AMA-USHUMGAL-ANNA?

 

 

In late Summerian liturgy, Tammuz was given this name. 

  • 'Heaven's Mother Python,' the name implies.


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Pagan Religions - Who Is AMATHAOUNTA?

 

 

In Egyptian mythology, a sea god.



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Pagan Religions - Who Is AMATERASU?

 




 

In Japanese religion, the sun goddess is a Shinto deity and the ancestress of the Imperial House.



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Pagan Religions - Who Is AMAN?

 

 


In Egyptian religion, Aman was known as the Devourer of the Dead.


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Pagan Religions - Who Is AMALTHEA?

 


 

In Greek mythology, the she-goat who nursed Zeus. 


  • Her horns were pouring in honey and ambrosia.




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Pagan Religions - What Are Altars In Paganism?

 


 

American Indians utilized a variety of altars in their religious ceremonies. 


  • It might be the skull of a large animal or a mound of stones. 
  • Some altars were built with a specific cardinal point in mind. 
  • At the altars, rain, a plentiful harvest, and good hunting were all prayed for.


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Pagan Religions - Who Is ALSVIDUR?

 

 





In Norse mythology, one of the horses yoked to the sun's chariot.




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Pagan Religions - Who Are The ALRUNES?

 


 

Teutonic mythology's gods of the house or a set of local house gods.



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Pagan Religions - What Is ALKAHEST?

 

 


In alchemy, Alkahest is the universal solvent. 

  • In mysticism, the Higher Self combines with matter to create gold, and all complicated things, including the human body and its features, are returned to their primordial nature.


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Pagan Religions - Who Is ALRAUNE ?




Teutonic mythology's female demon.



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Pagan Religions - Who Is ALMON?

 



 

A river god in Roman mythology. 




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Pagan Religions - What Is The ALMADEL?

 




 

Theurgia, or White Magic, by an unknown medieval author.




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Pagan Religions - What Is ALL HALLOWS EVE Or HALLOWEEN?

 



This is a Druidic-themed festival. On the evening of October 31, the night before All Saints' Day, it will take place. 


  • The merrymaking and pranks that have become synonymous with the holiday are founded on supernatural beliefs. 
  • According to Druidic mythology, Saman, the Lord of Death, summoned the souls of evil men destined to assume animal forms at this time. 
  • Witches, demons, and spirits of the dead were said to congregate on this night.


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Pagan Religions - What Is the Origin Of April Fool's Day?

 






THE HOLY AND GRAND DAY OF EVERY REMARKABLE FOOL!

 

  • April 1st is when unsuspecting victims are exposed to practical jokes. 
  • Its roots may be traced back to Arianrhod's Celtic religion.




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Pagan Religions - Who Is ALLATU?

 


 

In Assyro-Babylonian mythology, she is the goddess of the Nether Regions, the afterlife. 

  • She was Bel's companion at first, then Nergal's.


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Pagan Religions - What Is ALI ILLAHIJA?

 







An Asiatic cult practices the orgiastic rites associated with Anahita's ancient devotion.


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Pagan Religions - Who Is ALGALOA?

 



In Hawaiian religion, he is the sky god.


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