The Truth About Bats: 3 Reasons to Love Them

The bat is a messenger A Little Information about one of the creatures that unwittingly play a part in our Halloween decorating and horror stories. The bat may bring a message from either the other world or your subconscious The bat is a powerful symbol for Native American shamans, who recognized that the bat was highly … Continue reading The Truth About Bats: 3 Reasons to Love Them

Bean Sidhe

Magical Creature of Samhain — Bean Sidhe   Samhain is the night of the year when the veil between the worlds of the living and the dead is thinnest, fitting for the mythological creature of Samhain, the bean sidhe. The bean sidhe’s screeching cry is considered the omen of death. The name bean sidhe or … Continue reading Bean Sidhe

Owl and Samhain

On Samhain the barrier between the physical and spiritual world is thin and pliable. Appropriate to the Samhain Sabbat is the owl, whose symbolic meaning across cultures revolves around guardianship of the underworld and protection of the dead. Celtic, Egyptian, Aztec, Mayan, Persian and Hindu cultures all regard the owl as the ruler of the night … Continue reading Owl and Samhain

Peryton

Peryton: Mythological Beast of Samhain   One of the mythological creatures of Samhain is the Peryton, a ferocious creature combining the head of stag with the enormous wings and plumage of a bird. With the passage of eons, stories become legend which fade into myth; thus it is for the Peryton. Said to be an … Continue reading Peryton