Shanddaramon is a published writer, composer, and poet and is the author of several books and articles on living and being a modern Pagan. He lives in the Boston, Massachusetts, area with his wife, daughter, dog, and 2 cats. When not writing, he is a Professor of Music and teaches classes at a local college. He has often sought ways in which to combine his interest in the arts with a growing interest in the mystical and, specifically, through Paganism. He applies these skills through his art and writing and through services such as divinatory advising, pastoral counseling and ritual work. Combining the arts with mysticism, he has created classes and workshops for others with similar interests and has led rituals for organizations and individuals.

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The Far Side of Forever: A Pagan View of Death and its Lessons for Living
By Shanddaramon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,930. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Death: the defining factor of our lives. It influences all we do and is a major theme in our stories and our culture though we try desperately to pretend it is not there. It is also a fundamental part of the theologies of most of the religions of the world. Is death the end or just the beginning? This book will examine death from a modern Pagan point of view and will explore how it can be the guid
Just Belonging: A Pagan View of Love, Sex, and Relationships
By Shanddaramon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,200. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
A Pagan religious perspective on relationships and human interactions.
A Pagan Book of 123s
By Shanddaramon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 690. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This book helps introduce children to numbers while also introducing some basic Pagan concepts.
Pagan Stories For Children: A Fairy's First Year in the Forest Of Songs
By Shanddaramon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,960. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
These sixteen short stories follow the first year of life for one young fairy, Arylide and are designed to be entertaining and fun while also helping children learn basic Pagan concepts about the unity and sacredness of life; the meanings of the Solstices, Equinoxes, and Cross-Quarter days; and how to live together in a diverse and peaceful community.
Just Becoming: A Pagan Guide To Discovering and Expressing Your Authentic Self
By Shanddaramon
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,120. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Becoming is the force that motivates you to discover and live your authentic life and is one of the three forces of the universe. With this book you will learn who you are from a Pagan perspective.
A Pagan Book of ABCs
By Shanddaramon
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
An alphabet book for children that emphasizes Pagan concepts.
Sabbats of the Northern Hemisphere
By Shanddaramon
Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
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A children's book that describes the eight major Sabbats or Pagan holidays.
The Twelve Days of Yule
By Shanddaramon
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The 12 Days of Yule begins on the evening before the Winter Solstice and continues into the new year. Children can take part in this celebration by using this book as part of a meaningful and enjoyable family Yule celebration.
Thoughts On A Pagan Life: A Book of Essays
By Shanddaramon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,370. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Shanddaramon has collected together many of his articles and put them together to create this unique collection of essays on Pagan life in the modern world. All together they chronicle his spiritual journey from a curious participant in a public ritual to a teacher and writer for many Pagan students and readers.
The Worlds of Tarot: Expanding the Tarot Universe
By Shanddaramon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,850. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
There is a world of fascination found in the deck of cards known as the Tarot. Nowadays, Tarot cards are often used for divination and books on the Tarot describe how to read and use the cards for that purpose. This book does the same by describing a unique way to learn the cards but then explores worlds beyond simple divination.
The Sacred Quest: A Pagan Perspective on the Pursuit of Happiness
By Shanddaramon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,250. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Happiness. It is something we all say we want but so few possess. Why do some people seem to be so happy all the time while others struggle to find joy in their lives? Answers to these questions have come mainly from traditional psychological and religious understandings. The Sacred Quest looks at happiness through a spiritual lens as well but finds answers from a unique Pagan perspective.
Sacred Gatherings: Rituals for the Pagan Family
By Shanddaramon
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 93,220. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Sacred Gatherings is a complete collection of full rituals for the Pagan family. Whether that family is parents or caregivers with children, a small group of people who like to do ritual together, or a solitary practitioner who cares about Earth and all her children, this book will be instrumental in the celebration of solstices, equinoxes, cross-quarter days, full moons, and dark moons.
Just Being: A Pagan Guide to Meditation
By Shanddaramon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,180. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This text looks at meditation from a Pagan perspective by incorporating an Earth-based theology and a practice based on the development of the whole self.
The Five Rings: A Guide to Pagan Ministry
By Shanddaramon
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This book is meant for those special few who want to come to the aid of others through the ideals of Paganism. It is divided into five large sections : Caring (offering Spiritual Advising or non-professional counseling), Sharing (giving Spiritual Direction), Declaring (leading special rituals), Preparing (teaching), and Repairing (learning to take and lead retreats).
The Five Pointed Way
By Shanddaramon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
An original collection of 78 aphorisms that uses the Tao Te Ching as a source of inspiration while also reflecting on modern Pagan concepts.
Pagan Degrees For Children
By Shanddaramon
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,100. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This book provides a system of learning Pagan and good living concepts just for children and young adults through three main degrees. Children from the ages of 5 – 18 can work on obtaining the Neophyte, Apprentice, and Mage Degrees by meeting specific goals designed for children and by completing the requirements for earning Achievement Awards.
Paganism: A Religion for the 21st Century
By Shanddaramon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,680. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
This book will explain what Modern Paganism is and why it is a real religion and an important spiritual path for the Postmodern world. It will dispel many of the misconceptions and misunderstandings about Paganism and will describe some very simple practices that anyone can do to begin living a Pagan lifestyle.
Dewdrops In The Moonlight
By Shanddaramon
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
A collection of Pagan prayers, chants, blessings, litanies, invocations, and mantras. This text provides Pagan ministers, priests, and practitioners with words of praise, adoration, and comfort.

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