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Monday, March 17, 2014


Happy St. Patrick's Day! Time to not only recognise that I'm a Chicano with an Irish heritage, but remind everyone about the the St. Patrick/Damballah connection through the cosmic symbolism of serpent imagery.

Of course, these days, St. Patrick's Day is mostly commercialismo:

And St. Paddy himself has gotten a CGI Hollywood fantasy makeover:

But Damballah is still dancing in the streets:

Ancient magic dances to new music:

It even comes through in Tongolélé's vudú from the Boris Karloff movie Snake People, that introduced me to Damballah:

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