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Author Topic: Worshipping deities from two different pantheons - Celtic and Hellenic  (Read 8055 times)
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« Topic Start: January 16, 2010, 01:26:59 pm »

The only deities to make themselves known to me have been Celtic, particularly Welsh and Irish. It's quite a journey, learning about them both through research and UPG from meditation and dreams (notably dreams).

At the same time, I'm feeling a tug towards Apollo, though no others of the Greek pantheon. I've always enjoyed Greek mythology, especially as a child, and love the stories and culture. But spiritually it doesn't touch me in the same way as Celtic paganism, which feels like a completion of myself, almost. What I'm feeling, either from or towards Apollo, is more than just the interest of my childhood, and I have little doubt that there are valuable things Apollo can teach me. I'm just beginning on my Celtic path, though, and I'm wondering how best to go about juggling this. If I begin to worship Apollo and cultivate a relationship, I wish to do it separately from my Celtic rituals and devotions. I feel to include Apollo in my Celtic worship is disrespectful both to Him and to the Celtic deities.

Also, though I love Greek mythology, I am absolutely clueless about worshiping a Hellenic God appropriately.

I'm curious if anyone else worships deities from two different pantheons, if anyone worships both Celtic and Hellenic deities specifically, and how to avoid falling into the "fluffy bunny-eclectic pagan" boat. Apollo has not reached out to me in the same overt way Manannan and Rhiannon have (whose presences were made known and obvious in dreams), it's more of a gentle tug, so in beginning my worship I would like to not offend or insult right off the bat.
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