The Coven / Sabbath

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Depending on the region, the coven's culetus evolves into night parties with a tone of mockery and relief, where the object of satires, songs and dances was to discredit the power established by the Lord and the Church. The historical reality of these celebrations is confirmed and reveals a profound need for the community to open a space where they can unleash their passions and lust in such a restrictive time. [Credits: TV / Broadcast: Mention "Videezy.com" Stock Footage

Like water, energy must flow, if it is blocked or repressed, accumulates and will always find a wilder flow

The first covens, around the year 1000, are but a distant remnant of paganism, where the servants celebrate an innocent carnival, in which they honored the moon to influence the earthly goods

The feasts were celebrated on the first of May, near the summer solstice and used to be located at a large moor, the edges of a forest, in a Celtic dolmen or at a crossroads

Old women used to light candles there to honor Diana

Depending on the region these cults evolve towards nocturnal feasts, in a tone of mockery and relief

Where the object of the satires, the songs and dances was to discredit the power established by the lord and the church

The historical reality of these celebrations has been confirmed and reveals a deep need of the community, to open a space where to give free rein to passions and lust, in such a restrictive age

Already in the year 1300, perhaps as a response to a long period of obscurantism and great despair, these celebrations turn to a war declared against God, giving rise to upside-down offices, same blacks and acts associated once again to the devil

It arises in turn a human fraternity that honors the earth, to the God of the forest, who cries out for the longed-for freedom and life, who made the plants germinate in defiance of the image of the Christian heaven

In these currents also circulated hallucinogenic concoctions with dangerous mixtures of belladonna

The more affluent indulged in the consumption of beer, mead and wine

The whole congregation enjoyed the additional excitement

provided by the fear of being caught and to lose one's life or worse, to face the hell of pains and tortures exercised by the repressors of the time

The general absence of gentlemen in the celebrations

considerably encouraged the covens, which in many cases became immense popular celebrations, where the protagonist role was still played by the desperate woman, who gave herself ardently as an encouragement to the crowd

Let us remember that at this time the vassals were living in closed groups, where they could not marry with people from another place and neither with cousins and relatives

Therefore, in the coven the natural attractions that were trying to be contained explode

The woman of the time was terrified by the pregnancies since it was impossible to maintain the offspring, in case of occurrence outside the structure of marriage

In parallel wanted to avoid having many children, so as not to give satisfaction to the lord or to the priest, with perpetual eagerness to increase the number of servants

The remaining detailed information of the last historically recorded covens, is nothing more than a libidinous farce under the guise of witchcraft

At the present time, at last, some voices are beginning to be raised, such as that of the Bishop of Avila, who maintains that the Sabbath was the fruit of imagination and the effect of drugs

You realize that the coven that the most perfect symbol of a society ugly, beastly, dominated by attacks and violence of all kinds

They needed a guide to channel

In the coven all that the lord and the priest released forbade

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