Watch a dynamic slideshow of natural landscapes and common people who have incorporated ancient Pagan rituals in their traditional practices. Accompanied by music by Calexico.
An environmentalist who pursued the ecological impulse of Paganism, from its ancient roots to its modern revival in Europe and North America, discusses his observations about the spirit of Paganism and its influence on everyday Western culture — and even on old-time religion.
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In Ireland, former Catholics are rediscovering their religious beliefs and Irish heritage in pre-Christian spirituality. Shweta Saraswat and Tricia Tongco's story on the reemerging presence of Pagan spirituality in Dublin.
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In Pirogovo, a village outside of Kiev, people celebrate Ivan Kupala, a holiday rooted in ancient Pagan tradition of celebrating summer solstice. During the festivities, Ukrainians wear traditional national dress, leap over fire, wear plaited wreaths, and bathe naked in streams and rivers.
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