The dragon is the mythical being, that comes first to our mind, when thinking of the magical beasts of China. … Continue reading Dragons, Foxes and a three-legged Toad
In the 1rst century AD the river Rhine had become the natural border of the Roman Empire towards the “barbarian” … Continue reading A Journey to a Temple of the Matrons
..from an old ms in ancient German The Brothers Grimm are Germany´s most famous researchers of folklore and mythology. But … Continue reading Mother Hulda´s Lullaby ..
Water and Well worship in Germany Part 3 The water of life is ladled in silence. This is the most … Continue reading The Art of Ladling Sacred Water and an ancient method to improve one´s healing faculties
Part 2 of well and water worship in Germany Travel guides sometimes refer to the region around the Externsteine in … Continue reading Sacred Wells, the Moon Stallion and a magical Valley
– some less known facts on well and water worship in Germany – Part I From all Pagan acts of … Continue reading Lorelei and her sisters
A Potpourri of Medieval Marian Folklore and Folk Magic For a better understanding of the development of folk beliefs related … Continue reading Gemstones, coins and prayer stripes