Metaphysical Times

Paganism: A non-pagan perspective

There are several ways to approach a topic new to you. You certainly should consult expert or knowledgeable sources. But there is also value in understanding how critics or how even common people – albeit a less informed perspective — view the topic. The word pagan may immediately evoke the notion of anything that is … Read morePaganism: A non-pagan perspective

Vastu Shastra in Hindu Mythology

By Shashi Kadapa Vastu Shastra, the science of architecture, is an ancient Hindu practice that describes the principles for construction of buildings to harness the forces of the five elements. Atharva veda and Yajur Veda, two of the four Vedas written in 4000-2000 BC, detail the principles of Vastu Shastra.  When a structure is Vastu … Read moreVastu Shastra in Hindu Mythology

Interview with Ari Bratis

Ari Bratsis is the owner and creator of an online witches’ shop called Apothecari, where she offers handmade witchcraft supplies and accessories, manages a personal blog on spirituality, reads tarot and hosts local groups to bring witches together. Today we’ll be interviewing Ari and learning more about her practice, her influence on the community, and … Read moreInterview with Ari Bratis