I don't have much on that, just a strong impression from the beautiful full moon and new moon rituals in the movie Latcho Drom. I will do more research soon.
I believe Romany (known as gypsy to some) paganism is related to Hinduism, particularly to Kali worship (such as that practiced by Ramakrishna) which is related to tantric yoga. In may also be related some to Egyptian paganism, which I will start a Parallels in world religions section on soon.
The candle scene in Latcho Drom with the warming guitar tune Kali Sara I think is a ritual to St. Sara or to the goddess Sara or Kali. I linked that to the episode which marked the transition between the high/medium sunspot cycle years and the foresaken/wilderness low years, in my St. Sarah subsection of the mystic bio. This involved my discovery of some beautiful candles on Kitsilano Beach in Vancouver at new year new moon 1995 and mentions my stigmata the day after, not long before I was gouged the worst ever by the waxing horn of moon. March 2005: I now relate that scene more to my waning crescent to new moon (dark of moon) inspirations. That is partly because the goddess figure in the scene is dark and I thus associate it with dark of moon. But the beautiful candles on the beach I still associate with that scene as well, but not the early waxing moon trial that followed new moon then.
Now, March 18, 2005, I hope that the full moon scene in the movie Latcho Drom, where a guy sings to several women lined up in a row, I think near a tree but I forget, means that I will come out of my now nine years and 1.5 months low years period at the full moon of March 25, 2005. Obviously if that date passes and I have not yet come out of my low years I will have to edit this.
Latcho Drom and other musical influences (e.g., Jim Fidler) are mentioned in the Darkest Night Embraces subsection.
I would appreciate any more knowledge that could prove that Romany paganism has past or living mystics with cycles equivalent to those of Krishna, Jesus, Mohammed, Taliesin, North American native Salmon, etc., even some bim-compatible women if any, or evidence of a more full moon centred theory for women.
Also I would appreciate it if anyone knowing whether or not the words for rose and lotus in Romany or any ancient or modern Indian languages sound alike. This would help bridge paths in which the blue lotus is important and those in which the blue rose is important. My vision was of a blue rose.
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