Aphrodite

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Aphrodite is a Greek goddess. We are told she is the goddess of love, beauty, pleasure and procreation. Her Roman equivalent is the goddess Venus. She is identified with the planet Venus. As with most gods and goddesses, she was taken from an Egyptian goddess. The ancient Greeks identified her with Hathor. Continue reading “Aphrodite”

Happy Samhain

October 31 is Samhain(pronounced Sow-en). The word is from the old language of Britain and it means ‘summers end’. It marks the end of the old year upon the Eve of All Hallows, the Wiccan New Years day on November 1 in the norther hemisphere. Samhain is celebrated from sunset on October 31 to sunset on November 1, but the Celtic pagans made it a 3 day festival. This was a festival for magic and chaos. Continue reading “Happy Samhain”

Pandora’s Box

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Pandora’s box is supposed to be an artifact in Greek mythology, taken from the myth of Pandora’s creation in Hesiod’s Work and Days. Researchers argue whether it was a box or a jar, but it does not matter. It is not an artifact. Again people are taking these witty texts literally. Continue reading “Pandora’s Box”

Ishtar

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Ishtar is the Mesopotamian goddess of fertility, love, war, sex and power. The most famous myth of Ishtar is about her going into the underworld. The gate-keeper of the underworld opened one gate at a time, but only after she removed a piece of clothing. By the seventh gate she was naked and could enter the underworld. Continue reading “Ishtar”

Epic of Gilgamesh

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The Epic of Gilgamesh is an astrological lesson on life. Many royals were given stories in the heavens because they were considered the gods of earth. Gilgamesh is that type of story.  The way Gilgamesh acts in the beginning is the way most men act(selfish). Continue reading “Epic of Gilgamesh”

Noah’s Ark

 

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I have shown in several other posts that most of religion, especially the patriarchal religions, use astronomy to deceive the masses. The story of Noah is no exception. The first clue is the animals being loaded two by two. Gemini is the twins and this is when the last round of water came in from Tiamat(see Lemurian Magic). Continue reading “Noah’s Ark”