Ouranic vs Cthonic Worship

Ouranic vs Cthonic Worship

Ouranic vs Cthonic Worship Who Are The Ouranic and Cthonic Gods? There are generally considered to be two groups of gods in Hellenic Polytheism: the Ouranic and the Cthonic gods. These roughly equate to the Olympians in wide heaven and Underworld gods relating to the...
Olympian Gods

Olympian Gods

Olympian Gods Who Are the Olympians? The Olympian gods were worshipped in ancient Greece and are the main pantheon in the modern Hellenic Polytheism revival. They consist of first generation Olympians, most of the offspring of the Titans Cronus and Rhea, and second...
Polytheism Explained

Polytheism Explained

Polytheism Explained What Is Polytheism? Polytheism is the belief in multiple deities or gods. This is opposed to atheism, which is a lack of belief in any number of gods. There may be one deity that rules over others, such as Zeus ruling over Olympus in Hellenic...
Kharis & Reciprocity

Kharis & Reciprocity

Kharis & Reciprocity What is Kharis? Kharis is the reciprocal relationship between ourselves and our gods. It is the grace and favour nurtured through our offerings to the gods and returned with help or guidance from the gods. The blog Baring the Aegis summarises...
Principles & Values in Hellenic Polytheism

Principles & Values in Hellenic Polytheism

Principles & Values in Hellenic Polytheism Finding Principles & Values Nearly all religions with have a set of rules or principles that inform the values of its followers. Christians would follow the ten commandments and the golden rule, for example. However,...