But Wait, There’s More!

At the risk of making this a photo journal (if it isn’t already), I’m sharing some photos from the last few feast-days we’ve had at our House (just so I can relieve myself, at least partially, from blogger’s guilt):

pronghorn86Happy #calends of July! May Janus open up the way to all things beneficent and auspicious! #beginnings

Offerings on the Calends of July

Celebrating #FathersDay with my bloodsister and our #dearlydeparted fathers (mine to the left and hers to the right).

Celebrating Father’s Day with my blood-sister and our dearly departed fathers (mine to the left and hers to the right)

pronghorn86Born in a time when the Church dominated the Empire, Julian, emperor and philosopher, sought to legalise the practice of religions other than Imperial Christianity, especially the then-forbidden paganisms of his ancestors. For this, he was called the

An offering of wine and honey for our beloved Emperor Julian on his 1,562nd death anniversary

A night of gratitude (and blessing) with the Old Ones in ancestral fashion. #pagan #polytheism #mosmaiorum

Gifts from my good friend, Murmur, from his nth trip to Little India in Singapore: Saraswati, Lakshmi, and Ganesh murti for the House of Two Trees

Remover of obstacles, pop-ups, and Trojans. Jai #Ganapathi!

Up close: Remover of obstacles

A feast of fruit, seeds, and bread on a rainy afternoon for the Thunderer, the Queen of Heaven, and the God of High Plumes. #dates #calabash #raisins #apples #pears #strudel #challah #Hadadu #Min #monsoonseason #toomanytags

Celebrating the return of the monsoon season with a feast of fruit, seeds, and bread for the Thunderer, the Queen of Heaven, and the God of High Plumes

pronghorn86Hail, Bull of the heavens and Bull of the earth! May both rice paddy and lettuce garden (wink, wink) be well-fed this #monsoon season. #polytheism #syncretism #fertility #doubleentendre

Up close: Hadad, Athirat, and Min

pronghorn86Two Sundays of intercultural feasting in honour of the gods of Naukratis and Alexandria. Belated happy #Naukrateia and have a safe #monsoon season ahead! #polytheism #syncretism

Two Sundays of intercultural feasting in honour of the gods of Naukratis and Alexandria

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Up close: Celebrating Naukrateia evening at home in honour of the Gods of Naukratis and Neos Alexandria

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You know what, better yet, follow me on my Instagram for the more-than-occasional devotional photos.

PS: Special thanks to PSVL for many of these beautiful statues!

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