Greek Gods Family Tree. Ludios.org. Occult 100: Search Engine, Archive and Book of Shadows for Witchcraft, Paganism, Spells, Magick, Rituals, Wicca, Satanism, Tarot, Psychics, Ouija, Divination and Other Esoteric Topics. Lilith, goddess of liberation © Anita Ryan-Revel 2000. Lilith - semen demon or feminist icon? Exactly who or what is Lilith? Now regarded by Jewish esoteric tradition to be one of the four queens of demons, the nature of Lilith has undergone many reinterpretations throughout Jewish history.
[Illustration: etching of Lilith on a metal amulet] The origins of Lilith are probably found in the Mesopotamian lilu, or “aerial spirit.” Some features of Lilith in later Jewish tradition also resemble those of Lamashtu, a Babylonian demoness who causes infant death. There is one mention of lilot (plural) in the Bible (Isa. 34:14), but references to lilith demons only become common in post-Biblical Jewish sources. Furthermore, the characterization of Lilith as a named demonic personality really only begins late in antiquity. Jewish tradition gradually fixes on lilith as a female demon. The use of “Lilith” as the proper name of a specific demonic personality first appears in the Midrash. In answer to your question concerning Lilith, I shall explain to you the essence of the matter. Eve and the Identity of Women: 7. Eve & Lilith. In an effort to explain inconsistencies in the Old Testament, there developed in Jewish literature a complex interpretive system called the midrash which attempts to reconcile biblical contradictions and bring new meaning to the scriptural text.
Employing both a philological method and often an ingenious imagination, midrashic writings, which reached their height in the 2nd century CE, influenced later Christian interpretations of the Bible. Inconsistencies in the story of Genesis, especially the two separate accounts of creation, received particular attention. Later, beginning in the 13th century CE, such questions were also taken up in Jewish mystical literature known as the Kabbalah. According to midrashic literature, Adam's first wife was not Eve but a woman named Lilith, who was created in the first Genesis account. Adam, distraught and no doubt also angered by her insolent behaviour, wanted her back. Lilith also personified licentiousness and lust. Lilith? Lilith. Lilith (Hebrew: לילית; lilit, or lilith) is a Hebrew name for a figure in Jewish mythology, developed earliest in the Babylonian Talmud, who is generally thought to be in part derived from a class of female demons Līlīṯu in Mesopotamian texts of Assyria and Babylonia.
Evidence in later Jewish materials is plentiful, but little information has been found relating to the original Akkadian and Babylonian view of these demons. The relevance of two sources previously used to connect the Jewish Lilith to an Akkadian Lilitu—the Gilgamesh appendix and the Arslan Tash amulets—are now both disputed by recent scholarship. The two problematic sources are discussed below. The Hebrew term Lilith or "Lilit" (translated as "Night creatures", "night monster", "night hag", or "screech owl") first occurs in Isaiah 34:14, either singular or plural according to variations in the earliest manuscripts, though in a list of animals.
Etymology In Akkadian the terms lili and līlītu mean spirits.  ia600807.us.archive.org/33/items/PythagorasPlatoAndTheGoldenRatio/PythagoreanGoldenRatio.pdf. Links. Patterns in nature (2) David Pratt January 2006 Part 2 of 2 Contents 6. Formative power of sound 7. Planets and geometry 8. Planetary distances 9. Solar system harmonies 10. Intelligent habits 11. *Joscelyn Godwin makes an interesting comment on this phenomenon: ‘Once, passing by a crowded dance hall where rock was being played, I could not help perceiving the floor of the hall in terms of a Chladni plate, and the dancers appeared for all the world like the jumping, helplessly manipulated grains of sand’ (1995, p. 246).
Fig. 6.1 Chladni figures. Fig. 6.3 Hexagonal pattern produced by light refracting through a small sample of water (about 1.5 cm in diameter) under the influence of vibration. Fig. 6.4 A round heap of lycopodium powder (4 cm in diameter) is made to circulate by vibration. Fig. 6.5 Jenny built a tonoscope to translate the human voice into visual patterns in sand. The forms of snowflakes and faces of flowers may take on their shape because they are responding to some sounds in nature. 7. 9. Dave’s Streetwise Theosophy Boards, Learn Theosophy Now on The Theosophy Website that welcomes Absolute Beginners. Plotinus. Biography Plotinus had an inherent distrust of materiality (an attitude common to Platonism), holding to the view that phenomena were a poor image or mimicry (mimesis) of something "higher and intelligible" [VI.I] which was the "truer part of genuine Being".
This distrust extended to the body, including his own; it is reported by Porphyry that at one point he refused to have his portrait painted, presumably for much the same reasons of dislike. Likewise Plotinus never discussed his ancestry, childhood, or his place or date of birth. From all accounts his personal and social life exhibited the highest moral and spiritual standards. Plotinus took up the study of philosophy at the age of twenty-seven, around the year 232, and travelled to Alexandria to study.
Expedition to Persia and return to Rome Later life While in Rome Plotinus also gained the respect of the Emperor Gallienus and his wife Salonina. Major ideas One Emanation by the One The 500 Year Old Map that Shatters the Official History of the Human Race. Buck Rogers, Staff WriterWaking Times If conventional wisdom on the history of the human race is correct, then human civilization is not old enough, nor was it advanced enough, to account for many of the mysterious monolithic and archeological sites around the world. Places like Gobekli Tepe in Turkey, the Bosnian Pyramids, and Adam’s Calendar in South Africa, beg the same question: if human civilization is supposedly not old enough to have created all of these sites, then who, or what, had the capacity to create so many elaborate structures around the globe?
It is clear that our understanding of our own history is incomplete, and there is plenty of credible evidence pointing to the existence of intelligent and civilized cultures on Earth long before the first human cultures emerged from the Middle East around 4000BC. The Admiral Piri Reis world map of 1513 is part of the emerging more complete story of our history, one that challenges mainstream thinking in big ways.
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