Monthly Archives: December 2017

Zoroastrian Winter Solstice celebrations and the pagan origins of the Christmas tree


The celebration of Winter solstice is an age-old Zoroastrian sacred rite. The time of winter solstice in the Zoroastrian sacred lore symbolizes the defeat of darkness and gloom in the moment when all hope has faded. It is in this … Continue reading

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The Norns who spin the threads of fate in Norse mythology, and the ancient Zoroastrian view of destiny,


  One of the key concepts of the worldview of the Norse and other Germanic peoples of pagan Europe was their unique view of destiny. The starting point for understanding the Norse view of destiny is the mythological image of Yggdrasil … Continue reading

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