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Book: Pagan Religions in Five Minutes

Chapter: 36. How do Pagans Interact with Deities and Spirits?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.45503


How Pagans interact with deities depends on whether they regard them, e.g., as independent entities or representations of forces in nature. In casting a circle, Pagans interact with deities or spirits, e.g. those representing the four quarters. They also interact with deities or spirits in nature or at specific sites, often leaving an offering and some try to use the “language of the land” such as Irish in Ireland.

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