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Temple of Artemis Diana. Your Guides — Priestesses Of The Moon. A significant part of our life's purpose is creating sacred space for deep connection, expression, transformation and healing within sisterhood. Through the ancient ways of the circle that teach and guide us, we share our gifts to activate within you the embodiment of your true womanly essence and live from a place of inner empowerment. We are passionately committed to living in the rhythm of our own feminine power and are continuously learning from the Goddess as She unveils herself through us. We know what it's like to experience excruciating menstrual cramps and be disconnected from our own body's intelligence that keep us separate.

We know what it's like to feel insecure, heartache, isolation, guilt and shame. We know what it's like to experience familiar pangs of longing and desires that have not yet been met. We know what it's like to be on an evolutionary path and yet still feel like something is missing. THE ECO-GODDESS TEMPLE.

Gods and goddesses

Venus (mythology) Ancient Roman goddess of love, sex, and fertility The Romans adapted the myths and iconography of her Greek counterpart Aphrodite for Roman art and Latin literature. In the later classical tradition of the West, Venus became one of the most widely referenced deities of Greco-Roman mythology as the embodiment of love (not desires, seeking answers or truth) and sexuality.

Venus Kallipygos ("Venus with the beautiful buttocks"), worshiped at Syracuse. Crispina, wife of Commodus, with enthroned Venus Felix holding Victory on reverse Venus Urania ("Heavenly Venus"), used as the title of a book by Basilius von Ramdohr, a relief by Pompeo Marchesi, and a painting by Christian Griepenkerl.

Fresco with a seated Venus, restored as a personification of Rome in the so-called ”Dea Barberini” (“Barberini goddess”); Roman artwork, dated first half of the 4th century AD, from a room near the Baptistery of San Giovanni in Laterano Venus and Mars, with Cupid attending, in a wall painting from Pompeii. GENDER MATTERS - The GODDESS TEMPLE of Orange County. GENDER MATTERS - The GODDESS TEMPLE of Orange County. Cosmic Gaia Sophia ~ Home to Laura Magdalene Eisenhower. Moon Lodge at the Wise Woman Center in Woodstock, NY with Susun Weed - women's ritual - empowerment. Blood mysteries - Susun Weed - herbal medicine - women's health - menstruation, menstrual blood - Wise Women Wisdom. Blood Mysteries In the beginning, according to the Wise Woman tradition, everything began, as everything does, at birth. The Great Mother of All gave birth and the earth appeared out of the void. Then the Great Mother of All gave birth again, and again, and again, and people, and animals, and plants appeared on the earth. They were all very hungry. "What shall we eat? " they asked the Great Mother. "Now you eat me," she said, smiling. Soon there were a very great many lives, but the Great Mother of All was enjoying creating and giving birth so much that she didn't want to stop. Back to articles indexback to press kit © Susun Weed -Wise Woman Center ~ Disclaimer & Privacy Policy ~

Witch Spell Chart. Is There A Hidden Hallucinogenic Pharmacology Behind ‘Witches Brew’ and Broomsticks? While watching one of my favorite Halloween movies last night, Hocus Pocus, I suddenly began wondering why witches are always portrayed riding broomsticks. My research led me to the strangest and most unexpected theory: That broomsticks are related to bread, specifically rye bread, and the hallucinogenic fungus that grows on it called Ergot.

During the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, much of bread made in Europe was made with rye. The fungus ergot that grows on rye bread can be lethal in high doses, and yet in lower doses it can produce vivid hallucinations and was thought to be responsible for the ‘dancing mania‘ reported through Europe from the 14th to 17th centuries, where people danced in the streets speaking gibberish and foaming at the mouth until they eventually passed out.

Ergot has been used for centuries as a hallucinogen, and in the 20th century Albert Hoffman synthesized it to create LSD. So what does this have to do with broomsticks? Have a very HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Dr. Morrigan. By Honor Johnson This article is about the Goddess Morrigan, whom archaeological evidence now tells us, dates back beyond the Copper age, and was the dominant Goddess of Europe called the Great Goddess. When I read the material about Morrigan, I suspected that there was more to her story, and that she was a transporter between life and death; a birth Goddess and a death Goddess in that she moved the soul through these cycles. Later writing seems to concentrate on her connection to death, but comes to view her, as warrior societies often do, in a way connected to their own needs (power, energy, enchantment and warfare).

Some writing of course does not, she is seen as a healer, the protector of the land and the person who brings Arthur to power. Stone stelae with sculpted breasts have been discovered at Castelucio de Sauri, some with only breasts and a necklace as a marker. In Newgrange, Ireland, is her grand megalithic tomb-shrine. -from Bruiden Da Choca. -Annals of Leinster.

The Morrigan, Celtic Goddess of War - WHEN THE GODDESS CALLED MY NAME. This Chapter is dedicated to my very dear friend, Morgan. She has been known by many names throughout Ireland, Britain and Wales, such as Morrigu, Morgain, Morgan and The Morrigan. She has also been given many titles, including the Lady of the Lake and the Goddess of Water and Magick. They have called her the Phantom Queen, the Goddess of War, Fate and Death and the Goddess of Battle, Strife, and Fertility, as well as a Moon Goddess, the Queen of the Fairies, the Goddess of Rivers, Lakes and Fresh Water, and the Patroness of Priestesses and Witches. There are people who both fear her and admire her, and it is only right and proper that they do, because this amazingly powerful goddess is The Morrigan, the Celtic Goddess of War. The Morrigan has been associated with many things, including revenge, the night, magick and prophecy, and she has also, on occasion, been associated with female energy, and with the immense strength with which it can come bursting forth.

Elemental Correspondences: Air, Fire, Water, Earth, Spirit: Elemental Correspondences. Fortune Tellers & Dreamcatchers // yogawitch: For the beginning witch, Herbal Chart... Demeter, the Earth Empress & the Green Man. Confessions of a Kitchen Witch: Witches Brew and Other Autumn Inspired Beverages. "When the leaves start blowing and the wind whips up, the temperatures drop and the urge to cuddle on the couch soars, a hot beverage is all you need to create a happy autumn moment and refresh or calm your energy. " Witches Brew Coffee8 Cups of Fresh Cold Water (Plus 1 teaspoon of very high quality Vanilla Extract mixed into the water)4 heaping tablespoons of Fresh Ground Coffee (I prefer a Dark or Espresso Roast)1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamonPinch of Nutmeg The coffee brews through the vanilla/spice mixture, so it needs to go into the water reservoir of the coffeemaker.

Brew as Usual To the steaming coffee, add fresh cream and sugar to taste. Magickal Properties: Water: Healing Cleansing, Goddess, IntuitionCinnamon: Protection, Abundance, Prosperity, Good HealthNutmeg: Good Luck, Happiness, A Happy HomeCream: Wealth, Abundance, Higher Consciousnes Witches Brew ~ Pour apple cider into a large kettle. Peel orange and squeeze its juices into the cider, discarding the pulp. 1. 2. Hot Toddy Recipe. Featured GODDESS: Persephone - Awakening the Goddess Within. Tiamat. The Sirrush Dragons guarded the Gate of Ishtar and were assisted by Lions in this endeavour. The Gate is the sacred passage to the Goddess; and this Gate is the entranceway to the Labyrinth.

Pass in perfect Love and in perfect Trust; and meet the guardians of the Gate ! Tiamat’s Name originates in the word Tehom, meaning “the deep of the ocean”, the Abyss or Source of all Creation. Nun is the Creator Goddess of ancient Egyptian traditions whilst the primal Mesopotamian Goddess An.Zu is Tiamat, later venerated as Ishtar, the Ancient Near Eastern Creator Goddess. There were several Middle Eastern Crone Goddesses. We all have the same Mother, and we all come from the same common origins. The Name Mama is possibly the very first Name of the Great Goddess.In Mesopotamia, The Goddess was called Mami, Mammitu and Mama. Chaos ~ the Great Mother and Creative Potential which comprises 99.9999999999999 % of the Universe and all things within it..

"If you stay in the centre you will always be safe" Urania, Space Magic. FOI Online Liturgy Urania, Ceremonial Magic of the Goddess By: Olivia Robertson Printable PDF File 1. Space Magic PRIESTESS: Divine Inanna, Queen of Heaven, Celestial Mother, aid us to follow Thy Path of Love. "The Goddess left Earth and Heaven. Lady of Heaven, Inspire us to follow Thy Path of Truth. "She is rising, She is rising From the pit. ORACLE: None may ascend to My High Place of the Eight-fold Wisdom unless they first descend into the abyss of my Sister, the Goddess Ereshkigal.

There are those who would follow the Path of Greatness: who aspire to supreme spiritual Truth. Whether you travel the Path of Ascent and experience the within yourself: or follow the Path of Descent and feel the love of every creature and every clod of earth - remember, your place corresponds to what you are: And what you are depends upon the practice of the Virtues. 1ST MAGI: Companions, we are assembled together that we may experience the Magic of Space. 1ST ENCH. 2ND ENCH. 3RD ENCH. 1ST PARTI. 2ND PARTI.

Home - Sacred Wicca. Pagan Magic: Wicca and Witchcraft Shop - Delivery Worldwide - Articles - Rituals - Performing Wiccan Rituals – A Guide. 1. Cleansing Yourself Although cleansing is often considered as a physical action, it' is also important to cleanse yourself on a spiritual level, shaking off any psychic debris. An important part of the cleansing is bathing and anointing your body, but as a ritual calls for a calm peaceful mind then a meditation may also be necessary. 2. Cleansing a Ritual Area When performing a open air ritual, cleansing of the space is not usually necessary, but inside a apartment or home it is needed. The besom does not have to touch the floor, the motion of sweeping combined with visualization will remove any negativity and/or spiritual remnants.

Sacred space can be also cleansed by sprinkling salt or combination of protective/purifying herbs over it. 3. Some wiccans define their ritual space by small circle which is formed of different things scattered around in to the shape of a circle: Herbal powder, sand and salt, cords, sticks or visualized energy. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. April | 2012 | Land of Goddesses. German goddess of love, fertility, beauty, gold, magic, war and death. She originated from the Vans and was considered to be the daughter of Njörđr and his unnamed wife as well as Freyr’s twin sister. She was married to Óđr and had two daughters Hnoss i Gersemi with him.

She owned Fólkvangr, the field prepared for the warriors killed in battles. Freyja means ‘Lady’ in Proto – Germanic. Freyja and her brother were probably one of the oldest deities connected with fertility. Freyja was an object of desire of male creatures of all kinds: gods, giants, dwarves and people. Freyja was married to Óđr the god of summer sun who bears some resemblance to Odin, however he disappeared soon after the wedding. Freyja is particularly associated with gold. In another myth Freyja helped Óttar, her devoted worshipper and supposed lover, to get the information about his genealogy. Freyja is mostly associated with cats and a boar called Hildisvíni which she rides when she is not using a chariot. Person Love. Sacred Feminine Archetypes, Samyama Meditation, Spiritual Awakening : Temple of the Sacred Feminine. When the Mother archetype is in shadow, the wounding with our own mother may be profound. We may not know how take care of our own physical needs, be in our bodies, or nurture a child.

We may feel incompetent as mothers, or be narcissistic and deny our child her own individuality and experiences. Shadow Mother can cause a woman to be totally absent to her kids and ineffectual, or controlling, demanding, manipulative and guilt-inducing. Shadow mothers don't mind their own business and they may not know how to make real contact. Through Mother initiations, we learn to open to all aspects of the birth/life/death cycle, and to open to what is, as it is. Initiatory Prayer: Divine Mother, teach me to surrender to your will.

Ritual: If you have a question or a need for help in the Mother area, place something on your altar that represents this. The Amazon lives and acts from her heart and knows how show up for herself, for others, and for what she has committed herself. The Lover The Queen. Altar of the Great Goddess. The memory of the Ancient Goddess lives within me today, and I am protercted by Her primal, healing presence. The Ancient Goddess has brought my ancestors through unimaginable challenges for me to stand here today, alive, well ans the carriers of their wisdom and strength. This day is a unique moment in time. A moment when I have the power to claim my life and the richness of the experiences offered to me by the Universe. This is a unique moment that allows me to open my eyes and notice the miracles and lessons that are all around me, waiting for me to grow and learn. I am like a flower bud, slowly opening as I bask in the sunshine of my days.

Slowly opening my petals and embracing the sun and all its radiant energy. In this moment, I am alive, in this moment, all things are possible. May this flame burn to bring You insight and understanding May this flame burn to bring you patience with yourself and others May we remember to honor and tend Your Sacred Altar . . . . called Earth. Temple of the Goddess Astarte. There are many other things you will find in the Spiral Goddess Grove include; ~ temples ~ altars ~ groves ~ earth goddess ~ hygeia ~ the hearth ~ kali ~ gaea ~ gaia ~ autumnal equinoz ~ vernal equinox ~ solstice ~ kuan yin ~ laussel ~ labyris ~ labyrs ~ mary ~ moon goddess ~ neolithic goddess ~ pagan ~ paganism ~ pagan goddesses ~ pele ` nammu ~ mother ~ moon ~ ancestors ~ amazon ~ self acceptance ~ ancient goddesses ~ aphrodite ~ goddess 2000 project ~ goddess art ~ celebration ~ astarte ~ minoan crete ~ crone ~ earth goddess ~ dolni ~ athena ~ brigid ~ brigit ~ cave art ~ wicca ~ wiccan ~ dianic ~ witch ~ spirituality ~ goddess 2000 project ~ ancestress ~ greenman ~ green man ~ spirit path ~ nature ~ kali ma ~ serpent ~ earth mother ~ spiritual renewal ~ and much more to explore and discover!

Honoring the Great Goddess is honoring human history and the reverence our ancestors held for the divine ability of women to grow new life within their bodies. Goddess Garden. 13:20 : FREQUENCY : SHIFT | Crossing the Bridge of Time – by Red Queen. Gaia Earth Star | Gaia Earth Star Daily Planetary Dance, October 10th 2014 - Gaia Earth Star. Moon in Taurus Today, Mercury is at the degree where the New Moon Solar Eclipse in Scorpio will happen in about 2 weeks. Pay attention to what is being communicated to you within and without. Mercury will re-enter the sign of Libra (10:26am PST) assisting us to take a second-look in matter of relationships.

The square from the Moon Goddess in Taurus to Jupiter in Leo (10:48am PST) will remind us to value ourselves and keep an open heart when the other might have different values. Love is not about getting what you want. It is about two entities co-creating a mutual space of love. What can be called “the child”. You might want to consider a “Soul Love reading” Mother Earth Blessings Gaia Earth Star Soul Astrologer, Pleiadian Channel and Spiritual Guide The Beauty Of Tantric Sex. Dionysus | Sacred Wicca. Manifesto ~ Membership ~ Join ~ Enrollment. A Mabon Ritual.

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