Yesterday I shared Tess Dawson’s powerful piece “Condolences to the Gods” and one of my readers, Ryan posted in response:

“I would love nothing more than to see some internet wizard crash the websites where the human vermin who caused such devastation post their venom, and replace them with images of and prayers to the Gods they so desperately seek to erase the very memory of. Show them that all their destruction has done is renew and reinvigorate the cult of these Gods. For every image and holy place destroyed, I say we create ten thousand more.”

YES. THIS. For every image destroyed, let’s create ten thousand more. Let our world, both in person and internet be filled with prayers and images of these immortal Gods. THIS. (and if anyone does have that computer still…….be proactive. please.)

About ganglerisgrove

Galina Krasskova has been a Heathen priest since 1995. She holds a Masters in Religious Studies (2009), a Masters in Medieval Studies (2019), has done extensive graduate work in Classics including teaching Latin, Roman History, and Greek and Roman Literature for the better part of a decade, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Theology. She is the managing editor of Walking the Worlds journal and has written over thirty books on Heathenry and Polytheism including "A Modern Guide to Heathenry" and "He is Frenzy: Collected Writings about Odin." In addition to her religious work, she is an accomplished artist who has shown all over the world and she currently runs a prayer card project available at

Posted on September 3, 2015, in community, palmyra, Polytheism and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. I get the strange feeling that the next group of prayer cards will be these Gods. Perhaps ala Raven Kaldera, we can set up internet shrines for Them. Let everyone have a place to remember and to exalt Them.

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  2. I run a Pagan/Polytheist crafting list. Someone suggested that someone sculpt the lion of At-Lat then reproduce it in quantities so that it can be placed on altars. That would be great but any artwork on these deities or involving the places destroyed that can be posted about would be good and tweak the Daesh. Instead of the item, such as the lion, being in once place it is everywhere….

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  3. May I suggest an Emergency rush for a traveler’s shrine for every God and Goddess that was honored at Palmyra. Sadly I don’t have a creative bone in my body but there must be some way I can contribute.

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