LABRYS RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY :: FOR THE RESURGENCE OF THE SACRED HEARTH OF HELLENISM!
Our vision is to restore the Hellenic (Greek) polytheistic religious tradition and by extension the Hellenic worldview and lifestyle to its rightful place, as a respected, acknowledged, legally recognised and fully functional spiritual path.
The primary physical feature of Hellenic worship is the altar without which worship becomes difficult . The altar is the foundation of becoming aware of the Gods and the specific place of giving honour to the Divine by mankind.
A Libation or Sponde as it is called in the ancient Hellenic language is the pouring of Libatory liquids onto the altar, in the fire, on the ground, upon trees or in the sea, rivers and lakes..
The Oikos (Household) is of especial significance for Hellenes. It is not only associated, as is common today, with the house as a dwelling but the term includes the members of the family, the building with its contents as well as that which is the topic of this essay; namely the household worship and family traditions..