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PHRIKE trembles beneath the falling tower……

PHRIKE is the personification of fear and horror. Her name means ‘trembling’ and is  used in the Greek tragedies where Phrike would instigate fearful emotions which were seen as a cleansing experience for the audience. The sensation of horror is … Continue reading

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EUDAIMONIA and the Meaning of Life…

The Greek Goddess EUDAIMONIA expresses a state of happiness and human wellbeing. Here She is bathed with light emanating from ‘The circle with a dot ‘in the middle which is a symbol of the Sun and the Psyche, representing wholeness … Continue reading

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BAUBO the Belly Goddess opens her skirt……

The ancient Greek belly goddess BAUBO speaks from ‘between her legs’. She plays an important part in the greatest mystery of the ancient world, the Eleusinian Mysteries. Her story begins when she encounters Demeter, the Earth Goddess, whilst walking in … Continue reading

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IASO Goddess of Recovery and Recuperation

IASO is an ancient Greek Goddess and was a daughter of the Healing God – Ascelpius whose five daughters all presided over the different stages of healing: HYGEIA – Health, PANACEA – remedies, ACESO – the healing process, AEGLE – … Continue reading

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SHEELA-na-GIG in the FOGOU

SHEELA-NA-GIG is an ancient powerful goddess who was often portrayed over the entrances of religious buildings. She can still be found in situ in Ireland and all over Europe. Her image is as a grinning crone hag woman who is … Continue reading

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ARTEMIS – Huntress of Souls

Artemis was one of the principle Goddesses of Greek Mythology. Her parents were Zeus and Leto, her twin brother, Apollo. She was a virgin Goddess, and was adamant about not relinquishing  her power to the rule of men. She was … Continue reading

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THETIS of the Cosmic Seas……

Thetis was a powerful mermaid Goddess who contained within her all potential shapes and manifestations. She was the shape-shifting Goddess of the cosmic waves. Much desired by the Gods, Zeus wanted her but was told of a prophecy that the … Continue reading

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DEIPHOBE takes the GOLDEN BOUGH to the Underworld

The priestess Deiphobe was a Sibyl, a prophetess who presided over the Apollonian oracle at Cummae in Italy. She lived in a cave , writing her prophecies on oak leaves. It is said that the Hero Anneas visited her to … Continue reading

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OIZYS – Flying on the Winds of Despair

OIZYS is a goddess from the Greek pantheon and was a daughter of Nyx, Goddess of the night. OIZYS is the personification of anxiety, despair distress and worry. The Roman counterpart of OIZYS was Miseria, meaning misery. Despair is a … Continue reading

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TIAMAT the Devil and the Milky Way ⭐️

Blessings at Samhain – the festival that marks the end of Summer and celebrates the blanket of of darkness 🌀 Tiamat is a Goddess from the Mesopotamian religions, who roared and smote in the monstrous embodiment of primordial chaos. She … Continue reading

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