Paganistan: Notes from the Secret Commonwealth
In Which One Midwest Man-in-Black Confers, Converses & Otherwise Hob-Nobs with his Fellow Hob-Men (& -Women) Concerning the Sundry Ways of the Famed but Ill-Starred Tribe of Witches.
The Golden Calf: A Rite of Private Devotion
The Golden Calf:
A Rite of Private Devotion
A bowl of rose water stands beside the door;
sprinkle a few drops on your head.
Ring the bell.
This calls the god's attention.
Bow before the god and greet him.
Pray before the god. Make an offering.
Vessels for libation and offering stand before the god.
Candles are available for purchase at the Gallery door.
Circumambulate (walk around) the god 7 times.
In the Middle East, this is traditionally done widdershins.
Anoint yourself to receive the god's blessing.
A bowl of olive oil stands before the god.
Bow before the god and thank him.
As presented at Paganicon 2014
Photo: Katie Clapham
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