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Zoroastrian Christianity (4019.06)
Overview - 5th June 2019 Read More

The Mithraic Agenda (4019.06)
"Ave Mithras Chrestus Aristus!" Read More

The Heptaspenta (4019.06)
A traditional Zoroastrian list of seven aspects of God, updated for Western Mithraism. Read More

Iranocatholic Mithraism (4019.06)
A possible variety of modern Mithraism Read More

Runic variations on the Logos (4019.06)
The word LOGOS had various meanings in Greek philosophy. In the modern 'Zartiruna' we distinguish four separate concepts related to the word: Read More

A Zorochristian Trinity (4019.06)
DEUSPATER - SOPHIA - CHRESTUS Read More

Western Mithraic Trinity (4019.06)
DEUSPATER - SOPHIA - MITHRAS Read More

Zoroastrian Christianity (4019.05)
Overview - 14th May 2019 Read More

Zartochrestianism (4019.05)
Overview of Zartochrestianism - 23rd May 2019 Read More

Zoroastrian Christian (4019.05)
Overview - 13th May 2019 Read More

Names of Mithras (4019.04)
A list of the names of Mithras. Read More

The Mithraic Era (4019.04)
Why does the Mithraic Era start in 2000 BC? Read More

Western Mithraic Pantheon (4019.04)
Elaborating a Mithraic Polytheism Read More

Western Mithraic Religion (4019.03)
Should Western Mithraism be a full popular religion with a polytheistic side to it? Read More

Irano-Roman Polytheism (4019.03)
Some suggestions for a popular polytheistic form of Western Mithraism. Read More

Mithraic Easter (4019.03)
The spring equinox is the Mithraic Easter Read More

Varieties of Mithraism (4019.02)
Some proposed denominations of the future world Mithraism. Read More

Universal Chrestic Mithraism (4019.02)
An overview of Universal Chrestic Mithraism. Read More

Romano-Chrestic Mithraism (4019.02)
An overview of Romano-Chrestic Mithraism - our latest attempt at developing a framework for a modern Western Mithraism. Read More

Universal Chrestian Mithraism (4018.11)
An overview of this New Religious Movement. Read More

Atarkana Festival (4018.11)
Atarkana is a time to celebrate fire, the external fire and the internal spiritual fire. Read More

A Mitrakana Resolution (4018.10)
Mitrakana or Festival of Mithra is celebrated in late September or early October. Some suggest celebrating it on the autumn equinox, however October 2nd is the most usual date for Iranian Zoroastrians, and a good alternative I think. Read More

Scriptura Mithraica (4018.09)
What is the Mithraic Bible? Read More

Seven Festivals of Universal Mithraism (4018.09)
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Zurvan (4018.09)
Zurvan, the ultimate source of everything. Read More

The Divine Heptad (4018.09)
An experimental runic heptad to expand on the Godly Trinity. Read More

George the Brave and the Dragon (4018.04)
The Story of George and the Dragon - What does it mean? Read More

Spring festival of Novalux (4018.03)
I recommend Western Mithraists celebrate Novalux ("New Light") as a Spring Festival on the spring equinox or 21st March , as the Persians are celebrating Nowruz at the same time. Read More

Three kinds of Mithraism (4018.02)
Explaining Pagan, Krestic and Humanic Mithraism Read More

What is Mithraism about? (4017.12)
Mithraism starts with the duality of Good and Bad. Most fundamentally as living beings we can have a good life or a bad one. Read More

Iranic Mithraism (4017.12)
Introduction to Iranic Zoroastrian Mithraism - December 2017/4017 Read More

What is Iranic Mithraism? (4017.12)
Another introduction to Iranic Zoroastrian Mithraism - Dec 2017/4017 Read More

Zurvan - the Time Lord (4017.10)
Zurvan is the senior god of the Mitravian trinity. He is the Lord of Time and ultimately responsible for everything that happens in time, everything that is process, everything that is alive, everything that really exists. Read More

Arkus and Arkons (4017.09)
Arkus is the World-Ruler. It is the aspect of the Entus or World-Being which shapes its future course. Read More

Entus, Arkus and Entons (4017.09)
Entus, Arkus and Entons Read More

Sol Divinus (4017.09)
The Divine Sun is the unending source of light and music to the spiritual existence. Read More

George the Brave (4017.08)
Georgius Fortis, like the Iranian god Verethragna, represents the power to break through resistance. Read More

Western Mithraism - July 4017 (4017.07)
Western Zoroastrian Mithraism is an experimental new religious movement aimed especially at those modern Europeans who have rejected their traditional Christianity and are searching for an alternative. Read More

Mithraism as a global religion? (4017.06)
Until recently I thought that Mithraism would be a specifically European religion. Mithraism would rectify the deficiencies of Christianity, bolster a European sense of identity and support the struggle for better government. Read More

New ideas - June 4017 (4017.06)
Yazdan Trinity, Three Mentalities, Saintly Trinity, Ages Read More

The Creation (4017.04)
In the beginning there was the CELESTIUM - a realm of pure ideas outside normal time and space in which lived MAZDA CELESTIA - the Celestial Wisdom - Queen of Heaven. Read More

Mitravia Manifesto (4017.04)
Overview of Mitravism - 4016-7 Read More

Mitravism - Creation, Trinity & Arkons (4017.04)
In the beginning there was the CELESTIUM - a realm of pure ideas outside normal time and space in which lived MAZDA CELESTIA - the Celestial Wisdom - Queen of Heaven. Read More

Mitravian Festivals (4017.04)
Festivals of Mitravism Read More

The Chalipa (4017.03)
The Chalipa is a symbol used by some Western Mithraists to represent the religion. It is made up of a cross and 4 small circles enclosed in a larger circle. But what does it mean? Read More

GOOD, EVIL, RELIGION & DISABILITY (4017.02)
I recently got a thoughtful message from someone who works with severely disabled people asking why God allows this to happen. This is my answer (with the original message underneath). Read More

Iranian Mithraism (4016.10)
Having started out as a Gathic Zoroastrian I am only gradually learning about the Iranian Mithra. Originally of course Mithra was just one of the gods that the ancient tribal Iranians would have worshipped - though Mithra was very popular he was not at the centre of everything. Read More

From Parsomazdaism to Euromazdaism (4016.08)
Parsomazdaism is the traditional religion of the Persians. Growing out of Indo-Iranian paganism it received its distinctive flavour with the teachings of Zarathustra who lived at least a millenium before the Christian era. Read More

Why Zoroaster? (4013.06)
It can be argued that Zarathustra is the historical father of philosophy yet he doesn't often get the recognition he deserves. Read More

Holochrestianism-More (4013.02)
Holochrestianism is about 'being useful to the whole' or 'serving the common good'. Read More

Chrestianism (4013.02)
A Chrestian is somebody striving to be good. A Chrestian strives to align their mind with actuality, and their heart with the ideal. A Chrestian strives to think good thoughts, speak good words and do good deeds. A Chrestian strives to be a saviour of the world. Read More

Holochrestianism (4013.02)
Modern Holochrestians hope to help rejuvenate the religious culture of the western world by re-awakening its memory of its cultural origins and promoting good cultural forms of wisdom, wisdom-seeking, ethics and worship relevant to its needs. Read More

Wisdomism (4012.00)
Wisdomism is the worship of wisdom. The Persian word for wisdom is Mazda. So alternative names for Wisdomism are Mazdaism or Mazdayasna. Read More

Three types of Monotheism (4012.00)
Imperial, Tribal and Philosophical Monotheism Read More

Zoroastrianism for Today (4009.00)
Today we live in a world which appears to many to be full of chaos. Things don't seem to be going right. Many people find their lives are filled with work and chores - but that they are not really happy. Read More