Article by Oana Verdier, first published here What is time, or better yet, how do we perceive it? Certainly today, time is understood as linear, with past, present and future all being intertwined but very well defined; however, how many of us remember a moment that impacted us many years ago, as being just as […]
Kosmosylvana: Solstice Celebrations since 21.12.2012
How a tradition is born: An animist celebration of the Solstice in a Romanian Forest gives birth to a new microculture that has its own calendar.
Martius: the month of Mars and the tradition of Mărțișor
How is the god of war connected to the season of Spring? As I write this article, we just entered the month of Mars: the third month in the gregorian calendar and of the kosmo kalindar. It is the 60th day of the year (61st in leap years), 305 days remain until the end of […]
Gods of the Week
While keeping in mind that the week is indeed a cultural artifact, it is worth noting that culture is not separate from nature, but instead it is part of nature, it is one of the things that nature is doing: a way for nature to look back at itself. The seven days of the week […]