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“The mighty choirs who extol Kybele on the mountain tops.” ~ Aristophanes By chance I discovered Kibela while I was away. The last quiet village on the Black Sea sounded like the very place I wanted to go, and when

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The Aghora Vimalananda explains to Robert Svoboda about Shakti….and Maya ~ You must try to understand that Maya can exist only where there is duality. The universe is full of pairs of basic principles: male and female, positive and negative, active

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DURGA An archetype, according to CG Jung is ‘’an irrepresentable, unconscious, pre-existent form that seems to be part of the inherited structure of the psyche and can therefore manifest itself spontaneously anywhere, at any time’. Durga is a major form

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Bóann is a River Goddess of the Tuatha de Danann from Irish Mythology. Her mother was told to be Danú, the great Mother Goddess; her father, or Grandfather, was the Sea God, Manannan Mac Lír. Her story mirrors that of the

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Chinnamasta   One of the 10 Mahavidyas, which are aspects of Shakti. Mahavidya means great knowledge. The 10 Mahavidyas are central to the Shakta aspect of Tantra. Their names are Kali (Time); Tara (Star);  Tripura Sundari (beauty of the 3

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Prana Shakti

Hands down my favourite form of the Goddess – full description available at from where I take the above screen shot and the  following extracts……. ”In tattwa shuddhi, kundalini as prana shakti is symbolised as a beautiful goddess. This system

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Archetypal Saraswati

Saraswati Archetypal Goddess   May Goddess Saraswati,  who is fair like the jasmine-colored moon,  and whose pure white garland is like frosty dew drops;  who is adorned in radiant white attire,  on whose beautiful arm rests the veena,  and whose

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Feminine Wisdom ~ Cathy Pagano

An extract from her book ”Wisdom’s Daughters”. What is Wisdom, you might ask?  How can I possibly possess it?  An ancient writer spoke of her this way. For in her is the Spirit of understanding; . . . loving that

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Apologies to the Divine Feminine ~ Jeff Brown

  APOLOGIES TO THE DIVINE FEMININE (from a warrior in transition) I apologize for my inability to distinguish the benevolent warrior from the heartless warrior, a reflection of my own confusion dealing with the battlefields of yore. When I opened

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Archetypal Parvati

Contemplation of the aspects of various Goddesses can be helpful to the female when she is establishing a concept of her self as the Sacred Feminine. The Divine Feminine archetypes we have grown up with and that have been customary

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Woman Shaman

This is an article from Max Dashu’s very interesting site. I have added the pictures, and the Ice Maiden video, which is very interesting. Weirdly I came across the Siberian Ice Maiden (Princess of Ukok) yesterday too, as I was

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Prehistoric Goddess Worshippers….

”The Goddess does not rule the world…She is the world”. (Starhawk – activist and witch) ”In the beginning, people prayed to the Creatress of Life, the Mistress of Heaven. At the very dawn of religion, God was a woman. Do you remember?”

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