Naturalistic Paganism

Category: The Naturalistic Pagan Toolbox


Naturalistic Pagan Toolbox: Eco-Shrines by John Halstead

This column was conceived by Rua Lupa, who proposed gathering practical resources for Naturalistic Pagans in one place. It is dedicated to sharing ideas for religious technologies which we might use or adapt to deepen our Naturalistic Pagan practices. It…

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The Naturalistic Pagan Toolbox: “Spiritual Naturalist Drumming” by DT Strain

As the famous jazz musician John Coltrane said, “All a musician can do is get closer to the sources of nature, and so feel that he is in communion with the natural laws”. Drumming, like any practice, may not be for everyone, but it is this very real and very natural enhanced perception that makes drumming a potential source of spiritual transformation.

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The Naturalistic Pagan Toolbox: Speaking of/to Nature

Robin Kimmerer argues for changing our language as a way of changing our relationship to nature. She urges us to adopt a “grammar of animacy.” She calls this “a kind of reverse linguistic imperialism, a shift in worldview through the humble work of the pronoun.”

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The Naturalistic Pagan Toolbox: Beyond the Wheel of the Year

In this column, I want to share ideas for religious technologies which we might use or adapt to deepen our Naturalistic Pagan practices. I will be sharing the ideas and experiences of others, as well as some of my own, and I welcome you to send me your ideas for sharing in future posts. If you have discovered a ritual technique which works for you that you would like to add to the Naturalistic Pagan Toolbox, send me an email.

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