Religion, a section that invites you to explore the diverse tapestry of beliefs, faiths, and spiritual journeys that have shaped human civilization.


The Skoptsy The Strange 18th-Century Russian Sect That Performed Self-Mutilation In The Name of God

The Skoptsy

The Skopites, were a religious sect that emerged in 18th-century Russia. They believed in a radical form of Christianity that involved self-castration for men and mutilation of breasts for women.

Monument of the Guardian Angel of Portugal apparition to the three little shepherd children of Fátima.

The 3 Secrets of Our Lady of Fátima

The story of Our Lady of Fátima begins in 1916, three small children were tending their sheep in the fields when they witnessed three apparitions of an Angel

Stingy Jack with Halloween Pumpkins

History of Halloween

The name “Halloween” is derived from “All Hallows’ Eve”, an Ancient Festival of Samhain

Romería Del Rocío in Spain A Traditional Religious Pilgrimage

Romería Del Rocío

Romería del Rocío is Spain’s most important religious celebration. It attracts over a million visitors during the weekend before Pentecost Monday and exactly 50 days following Easter.

Religious Automata, Ancient Robots and Miracles 4,000 Years of Deception

Religious Automata

Religious automata have been used for centuries to sway public perception and opinion into a religious doctrines.

Hermes Trismegistus and The 7 Great Hermetic Principles

Hermes Trisgemistus

Hermeticism or is a philosophical system based on the teachings of the ancient Egyptian God known as Thoth.
Further, we will explore Hermes Trismegistus and The 7 Great Hermetic Principles

Top 10 Religious Movements of the Middle Ages

Top 10 Religious Movements of the Middle Ages

The role of the Church has always been relevant in the history of different societies. It was during this time that the timid process of secularization of religious practices began.

The Flagellants. Illustrations from the Nuremberg Chronicle, by Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514)

The Flagellants

The Flagellants were a religious movement that emerged during the late medieval period in Europe. This group practised extreme acts of self-flagellation, seeking repentance and atonement for their sins

Brethren of the Free Spirit - Medieval Mystical Movement - Religious Heresy

Brethren of the Free Spirit

Rooted in Christian spirituality but challenging established religious hierarchies and doctrines, this movement sought a direct connection with the divine.

The Sacred Family of Egypt Akhenaton's Revolutionary Reign

The Sacred Family of Egypt

In the annals of history, the story of Akhenaton and his Sacred Family of Egypt stands as a remarkable testament to one man’s audacious vision of reshaping the very foundations of an ancient civilization.

Tsukumogami the World of Japanese Spirit Objects


Tsukumogami are objects that have gained spirits or become sentient after existing for 100 years.

The Sin-Eater Job and Sin-Eating in Medieval Britain

The Sin-Eater Job

Sin-eaters bore the collective burden of sins from all the individuals whose transgressions they had consumed.

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