Posts Tagged ‘goddess’

7,500-year-old Juniper Stump Is Believed Oldest Goddess Asherah Idol

​Archaeologists excavating an ancient cemetery in Israel have uncovered an idol which they believe dates the worship of the goddess Asherah back an incredible 7,500 years. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later 

Memories Of An Ancient Goddess At Sintra’s Mountain Of The Moon

Nothing about magical and mysterious Sintra is straightforward, including its name. Sintra can refer to a small town in western Portugal, a short distance north and west of Lisbon, or the large and populous municipality that surrounds it, or finally the Serra de Sintra , also known as The Mountain of the Moon, on whose […]

Foot of ancient Greek goddess makes its way to Athens museum from Palermo

It’s only the size of a shoebox, carved with the broken-off foot of an ancient Greek goddess. But Greece hopes the 2,500-year-old marble fragment, which arrived Monday on loan from an Italian museum, may help resolve one of the world’s thorniest cultural heritage disputes and lead to the reunification in Athens of all surviving Parthenon […]

Cappadocia, Enchanted Land of Khepat, Ancient Anatolia’s Mother Goddess

Cappadocia in central Anatolia/Turkey presents an ancient scenery mesmerizing the mind and captivating the imagination, where Khepat, the Mother Goddess, carved a fairy tale landscape against the backdrop of Mount Erciyes, called ‘Harkasos’ during the Hittite era , meaning Gods of Mountains. The etymological root of the name Cappadocia derives from ‘Khepatukh’, (Khepat meaning Mother […]

The Goddess of Rauhnächte

From Řαvη⊕βrαηη Frigg is the name used in the North (Scandinavia), Holla/Frau Holle/Holda in Germany and Perchta in parts of southern Germany and Austria. Frigg/Holle uses a spindle to spin the thread of destiny. The thread is used by the Norns to weave the Wyrd, the destiny of mankind. The Norns are allowed to weave […]

Ritual Tools Used to Honor Goddess Hathor Found in Ancient Egyptian Temple Mound

A team of archaeologists recently tunneled into an ancient temple mound in Kafr El-Sheikh, north of Cairo in Egypt. Surrounding a stone icon depicting the goddess Hathor, a collection of rare ancient, ritual artifacts has now been unearthed. Archaeologists digging at the ancient Egyptian site of Tel al-Fara, in the Kafr El-Sheikh province north of […]

The Gardens of the Goddess

Renegade Editor’s Note: This is a strange story of how women from all over were brought to serve Aphrodite. It’s interesting how they were somewhat segregated according to race. By Pierre LouysFrom Aphrodite [1932] THE temple of Aphrodite-Astarte was erected outside the gates of the city in an immense park full of flowers and shadowy […]

The Resurrection of Asherah, Mother-Goddess of Humankind

Scant referrals in the Bible alert to the presence of a vilified female deity destined to be banished into oblivion. Yet the Biblical referrals obscure the beloved benevolent mother-goddess Asherah, also called Ashratum/Athirat, who was worshipped in sacred groves on mountain summits throughout the Levant. Cuneiform tablets dating to the Early-Bronze Age (6000 BC) unearthed […]

Aine: Radiant Celtic Goddess of Love, Summer, and Sovereignty

Aine is often remembered as a Celtic goddess of love. But she was also a deity of wealth, sovereignty, and the summer. Her sensitive and joyful personality brought her many followers in the Celtic world. The heart of her cult was located in Limerick, Ireland, though her fame spread like the sun’s rays over many other […]

Goddess Ninkharsag—Ancient Powerful Mother who Faded into The Holy Ghost

The tale of our creation we know from the Bible is only half the story—one which has been heavily edited. But have you ever wondered how god created male and female in his image? There are other sources that give alternate accounts, filling in missing details or answering questions raised by reading Genesis. The Jews […]

Unravelling the Roots of Hera, the Wrathful Goddess of Marriage

Hera, also known by her Latin title as Juno, is best known in Western culture as the wife of Zeus, king of the gods. While technically subordinate to him, Hera is never a submissive figure, in fact in the opening of Virgil’s Aeneid, he calls her Iunonis iram meaning wrathful Juno. In the stories and […]

11-Year-Old Boy Finds Rare Ancient Fertility Goddess Amulet In Israel

A rare 2,500-year-old fertility goddess amulet has been unearthed in Israel’s Negev Desert, not by archaeologists, but by a boy on holiday. Dating to the 5th or 6th century BC, known to historians as ‘the Late Temple period,’ the bare-breasted female fertility goddess figure is thought to have served as a protection amulet for assuring […]

The Rape of a Goddess: How Demeter Beat the All-Powerful Zeus

Who were Demeter and Persephone? And why did their myth resonate so strongly with women of ancient Greece? The story of Demeter, goddess of the harvest, and her daughter Persephone, queen of the underworld, has inspired many. And while there are twenty-two variations of the myth, it is the Homeric Hymn to Demeter (hereafter called […]

Anahita: ancient goddess fertility

TEHRAN – Anahita, also known as Anaitis, and Anahit, was an ancient Iranian goddess of royalty, water, and fertility; she is particularly associated with the last. Possibly of Mesopotamian origin, her cult was made prominent by Artaxerxes II, and statues and temples were set up in her honor throughout the Persian empire. A common cult […]

Goddess of the Seven Stars: The Rebirth of Sobekneferu

In 2017 cinema audiences were treated to the latest reboot of the classic movie franchise surrounding the resurrection of an ancient Egypt mummy. Titled, inevitably, The Mummy, and starring Tom Cruise, it was an action-packed thriller featuring an Egyptian princess named Ahmanet. She, however, was just the latest incarnation of a fictional character that appears […]

Archaeologists Find Maya Sweat Bath ‘IS’ the Goddess of Creation

Archaeologists exploring an ancient Maya sweat bath in Guatemala say not only did this sacred chamber represent the goddess of creation , but it is the actual deity herself manifested on earth. What was the Maya wisdom regarding sweat baths? Well, according to an article in Spa Business , Risto Elomaa, president of the International […]

Let’s not forget that an image of Goddess Kali lit up the Empire State Building in August of 2015.

*The Goddess Kali also known as Mahakali (Sanskrit: Mahākālī, Devanagari: महाकाली), is the much revered Hindu mother goddess of time, death and doomsday.[1] Source [1] Mahakali

Loves Of The Lady Of The Labyrinth: Ariadne Powerful Minoan Goddess

In the Myth of the Minotaur , if not for the ministrations of the humble Princess Ariadne, Theseus—the Greek hero—would not have had a prayer. Although often portrayed as a mere maiden, truth be told, providing back-up for a leading man was the very least of her qualities. Springing from the heavens, Ariadne’s origins beckon […]

Going to Hel and Back: The Realm of the Norse Goddess of the Underworld

By far, Loki’s most well-known children are the ones he had with the giantess Angurboda. These include the wolf Fenrir, the Midgard Serpent Jormugandr, and the goddess Hel. Legends say that the children were born in a dark cave in Jotunheim and the gods saw them as symbols of pain, sin, and death. The Aesir […]

Mother Goddess

By Ron McVan I am Nature,’ declared the great goddess, ‘the universal Mother, mistress of all the elements, primordial child of time, sovereign of all things spiritual, queen of the dead, queen also of immortals, the single manifestation of all gods and goddesses that are. My nod governs the shining heights of Heaven, the wholesome […]

Ayahuasca – The Shadow Goddess and Game Master of Love

February 5th, 2018 By Juliet Tang Contributing writer for Wake Up World Shadow Work  Ayahuasca is an entheogenic brew that excels at shadow work. Your shadow is everything you have shunned from childhood that has caused you shame, pain and guilt. As a result, the energy behind those experiences and memories is kept hidden from the conscious […]

The Goddess with a Thousand Faces: The Mystic Art of Jonathon Earl Bowser

It should be the task of the artist to endeavor to see the world as it actually is, not merely as it seems to us, based upon the dubious second-hand testimony of our unreliable senses. The artist must grapple with the mysterious poetry of which the world is made, always hoping to find a rare […]

Innocent woman repeatedly raped and sodomized by doctors, nurses, and police in search of pot

     Lawrence County, PA — Kimberlee Carbone was kidnapped and sexually assaulted multiple times in the span of five hours, because a cop claimed he had reason to believe she might have marijuana on her. After she had been probed again and again by law enforcement and healthcare workers multiple times in addition to being […]

Ice Cube Accuses Hillary Clinton Of Waging War On Black People

Rapper and filmmaker Ice Cube has accused Hillary Clinton and her supporters of waging a war against black people, saying that her comments in 1996 helped to encourage police brutality against black people which then gave rise to the Black Lives Matter movement.  In an interview with Bloomberg, Ice Cube said, “To call your own citizens ‘superpredators’ […]

Dr. Duke and Sinead McCarthy talk about the threats to whites and the hope on the horizon

Dr. Duke and Sinead McCarthy talk about the threats to whites and the hope on the horizon Dr. Duke started the show by reading from the memoirs of an Israeli who recounted his upbringing in Israel, including the disdain with which they viewed Christianity and all non-Jews. He then brought on musician and activist Sinead […]

Breaking News! Abandoned Chlorine Carrying Railroad Cars Are Suddenly Showing Up Across the Country

  ISIS is here and we are about to see unbelievable acts of terrorism   Pratt is a city in and the county seat of Pratt County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 6,835. Pratt KS. and Pratt County may be small in terms […]

A Green Christmas: Gift Ideas for a Sustainable Holiday Season

18th December 2015 By Jack Adam Weber Contributing Writer for Wake Up World With the holidays swiftly approaching, we should be seriously considering where to cast our purchase-power votes. Already the pollution factories in China are shifting into high gear to produce the cheap, throw-away goods that first-world cultures have supported for decades. Let’s all band […]

EU Plans Further Crackdown on Refugees

The European Commission presented a proposal Tuesday for the sweeping expansion of Frontex, the EU border patrol agency. The proposal would give the agency the power to act as an autonomous border police that can operate contrary to the wishes of member states on whose borders it has been deployed. “We must strengthen Frontex considerably,” […]

“Mouse” Spotted On Mars By Curiosity Rover?

According to a video recently posted on YouTube, on November 1st a picture was captured by NASA’s Curiosity Rover that appears to show a mouse on the surface of Mars, close to the ridge of the 154-kilometer-wide (96 miles) Gale Crater. As IFL reports, no official announcement about the picture has been made, but Joe White, […]

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