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Djinn and Sidhe

Michael Mock asked: Right, so… Djinn. Also Ifrits, and the like. How much are they like the Sidhe (later called Faeries) of the British Isles? From a folklore perspective, despite the (notable) differences in cultural and geographical background, I see … Continue reading

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What is Ramadan?

Hopefully all of my East Coast readers are safe and recovering from Irene! Today is the last day of the Ramadan fast, and the Eid al-Fitr (the Festival of Breaking Fast) will start at sunset, so I thought this an … Continue reading

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