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The Summerland is the rough equivalent of Heaven in various Pagan, Wiccan, and other earth-based religions. The belief is that after one experiences life to its fullest and comes to know and understand every aspect and emotion of life (usually after many reincarnations), their deity will let them into the Summerland. The Summerland also functions as a place of rest between incarnations. Summerland can refer to two different things: The city Summerland, British Columbia Summerland, a 2004 novel by Michael Chabon Summerland, a television series ... Heaven is an afterlife concept found in many religions or spiritual philosophies. ... Paganism (from Latin paganus, meaning a country dweller or civilian) is a blanket term which has come to connote a broad set of spiritual or religious beliefs and practices of natural or polytheistic religions, as opposed to the Abrahamic monotheistic religions. ... The pentagram within a circle; a symbol of faith used by many Wiccans. ... This article is 150 kilobytes or more in size. ...

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  • What Happens After You Die?
  • Pagan view of the afterlife
  • Wiccan Terms

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Welcome - Summerland Chamber (229 words)
Summerland, rich with history and culture, is nestled amid the rambling orchards and lush vineyards on the hills, overlooking Lake Okanagan just 35 minutes from Kelowna and 15 minutes to Penticton.
Summerland is also home to the Kettle Valley Steam Railway and the Trout Creek Canyon Trestle, which showcase the history of the old Kettle Valley Railway line built from 1910-1915.
Summerland is a 2006 National Award Winner in the prestigious Communities in Bloom Competition.
Bookreporter.com - SUMMERLAND by Michael Chabon (637 words)
SUMMERLAND is a vast, extravagant tale, combining the mythic nature of baseball with mythic elements from Norse and Native American culture.
If SUMMERLAND were nothing more than a collection of tales featuring a dizzying array of mythological characters barnstorming their way through a land of eternal summertime, it would still be a good and honorable piece of work.
The villain in SUMMERLAND is Coyote, the trickster in both Native American and Norse mythology, and his goal is to end existence as we know it.
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