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The Salt Lake Pagan Society is pleased to announce the publication of vol 2 of its literary journal Enheduanna. Vol. 2 continues with its goal of promoting creative literary and writing spaces in the contemporary Pagan community. This volume has returning and new authors, with over 20 from around the world contributing their works. Featured work is part 2 of “The Sacred Faeires’ Chronicles”: journal entries published for the first time detailing the history of the Sacred Faery group of Pagans in Utah from 1989-1993. Vol. 2 includes essays, poetry, memoir, creative nonfiction, and short fiction.

Languages included in this issue: English and Spanish.

Price is $14.99 and flat rating shipping worldwide. Hardcover book ships from China.

Go to our sister website enheduannajournal.com to get your copy today or click here!

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The Salt Lake Pagan Society is pleased to announce its literary journal, Enhedunna, has been offered to be included in EBSCO products. “EBSCO is one of the primary vendors of databases for libraries and research. EBSCO will index the journal, having a PDF file on their servers. Enheduanna will liveĀ on forever, accessible to millions of people and thousands of libraries that subscribe to their products.” said president Cureton who also happens to be a librarian. A substantial feat, only in its second year. SLPS is humbled and gratified that the journal is being so recognized for its literary and scholastic achievement, adding legitimacy to the scholastic study of Paganism.

SLPS enjoyed a pleasant, hot day at Liberty Park at the 16th Annual Salt Lake City Pagan Pride Day on Saturday, August 12, 2017. The day was clear, with a bright shining sun. President Cureton opened the festivities with a morning druid ritual to the Celtic sun god Lugh at 10am. Twenty five people gathered, hands were raised, and the drinking horn passed around in offering to open the wallets of customers, promote inclusivity, and all around good Pagan community.

A steady flow of patrons came through the park. SLPS read tarot and palms. It was very hot at points in the afternoon, and the food vendor failed to show, but frozen ice cones cooled those in the park. About twenty five vendors showed from across Utah and Montana. Raven Digitalis was present signing his newly released booked Esoteric Empathy: A Magickal and Metaphysical Guide to Sensitivity. He led the closing right, an alchemical ceremony to Baphomet at 5pm.

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Salt Lake City 16th Annual Pagan Pride Day, open druid ritual to Lugh, Raven Digitalis in brown, Saturday, August 12, 2017, Liberty Park, Salt Lake City, UT

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Salt Lake City 16th Annual Pagan Pride Day, vendors looking west, Saturday, August 12, 2017, Liberty Park, Salt Lake City, UT

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Salt Lake City 16th Annual Pagan Pride Day, vendors, looking southwest, Saturday, August 12, 2017, Liberty Park, Salt Lake City, UT

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Salt Lake City 16th Annual Pagan Pride Day, SLPS Booth looking south, Saturday, August 12, 2017, Liberty Park, Salt Lake City, UT

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Salt Lake City 16th Annual Pagan Pride Day, vendors looking southeast, Saturday, August 12, 2017, Liberty Park, Salt Lake City, UT

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Salt Lake City 16th Annual Pagan Pride Day, open ritual area looking southwest, Saturday, August 12, 2017, Liberty Park, Salt Lake City, UT

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Salt Lake City 16th Annual Pagan Pride Day, Raven Digitalis signing books, Saturday, August 12, 2017, Liberty Park, Salt Lake City, UT

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Salt Lake City 16th Annual Pagan Pride Day, Raven Digitalis and Daniel Cureton, Saturday, August 12, 2017, Liberty Park, Salt Lake City, UT

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Salt Lake City 16th Annual Pagan Pride Day, people in the SLPS booth, Saturday, August 12, 2017, Liberty Park, Salt Lake City, UT

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Salt Lake City 16th Annual Pagan Pride Day, closing ritual to Baphomet, Raven Digitalis center brown, Saturday, August 12, 2017, Liberty Park, Salt Lake City, UT

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Salt Lake City 16th Annual Pagan Pride Day, Raven Digitalis leading closing ritual to Baphomet, Saturday, August 12, 2017, Liberty Park, Salt Lake City, UT

The members enjoyed a lovely Lughnasadh, praising the Celtic sun god Lugh on Saturday, August 5, 2017. The gathering was held at the temple, with dimming light in the west and the altar of life set in the center. A beautiful sunset graced the meditations, and a journey was led to meet the Celitc God, who gave warm, brotherly advice to those present. The feastings included chicken, mashed potatoes, and baked asparagus.

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Lughnasadh 2017, altar with dog Freyja, Saturday, August 5, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

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Lughnasadh 2017, l to r: Ashton Longhurst, Lei Loni and Rachel Figueroa, Spencer Angell, Saturday, August 5, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

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Lughnasadh 2017, L to r: Spencer, Lei Loni Figueroa, Ashton Longhurst, Spencer Angell, Saturday, August 5, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

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Lughnasadh 2017, feast, Saturday, August 5, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

We welcome Montana based author Raven Digitalis to the 2017 Festival! (1)

Salt Lake Pagan Society (1)

The members of SLPS met on Saturday, July 22, 2017 to honor the new moon goddess and to drum by the meditation fire. The ritual began at 8pm, and with the clanking of sticks, beating of drums, and shaking of percussion, the trance work allowed members to speak to their honored dead and seek the will and advise of the Gods. Desert included a home made cream cake.

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July 2017 New Moon Ritual, altar, Saturday, July 22, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

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July 2017 New Moon Ritual, l to r: Lei Loni and Rachel Figueroa, Ashton Longhurst, Saturday, July 22, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT

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July 2017 New Moon Ritual, meditation fire, Saturday, July 22, 2017, Salt Lake City, UT