Sacred Sites and Pilgrimages

Rituals Part 2: Our Sacred Spaces.

In the realm of Slavic rituals, the consecration of a sacred space stands as the initial step, for it is within the places of worship associated with Slavic folk practices and pre-Christian beliefs that we can truly comprehend the essence of the Slavic sacred space. According to Helmold’s accounts, he vividly describes a sacred grove in Oldenburg, stressing that entrance into this hallowed courtyard was strictly prohibited for all, except for the priest and those …

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Temples Of Slavic Native Faith.

In the realm of Slavic Native Faith, the sacred places of worship held a profound significance in the hearts of the faithful. While the Russian chronicles depict the idols of this ancient faith erected amidst the vastness of nature, within the depths of forests and open-air Sanctuaries, it is the meticulous accounts of the German chronicles that grant us detailed insights into the enclosed temples of the Baltic Slavs. These sacred enclosures, akin to fortifications …

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