Ep. 83 Natasha Helvin: Slavic/Russian Occult/Magic/Pagan/Practices

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Natasha explores the rich folk history and ancestral practices of Eastern Slavic magical rites and Russian sorcery. Her new book: Slavic Witchcraft: Old World Conjuring Spells & Folklore explains how this tradition has only a thin Christian veneer over its pagan origins and how the Slavic pagan gods and goddesses acquired new lives as the saints of the Eastern Orthodox Church. She details how the magical energy for these spells and rituals is drawn from the forces of nature, revealing specific places of power in the natural world as well and the profound power of graveyards and churches for casting spells. Together with her book Russian Black Magic, she reveals what it means to be a Slavic witch or sorcerer and how this vocation pervades all aspects of life showing that each of us has magic within that we can use to take control of our own destiny.

For more information about Natasha's work, please visit her website:

https://www.worldofconjuring.com/

Her books can be ordered from the wonderful publisher "Inner Traditions" at the following website: https://www.innertraditions.com/author/natasha-helvin/

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