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Parvati or “Being a Goddess in a man’s world”

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Daughters of the Night – Θυγατέρες της Νυκτός

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DSC03560 (1024x768)According to Theogony by Hesiod the daughters of the Night ( Nyx ) are the three Fates ( Moirai ) : Lachesis, Clotho & Atropos.

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Jacob’s Ladder

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” The  eternal  part of our being is conscious of the timeless essence of life & is aware that the past is nothing but a memento of the present and tomorrow a dream  of the now. ”  Khalil Gibran.

Dreams  hide  knowledge of  the  eternal , don’t they ?
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Ophion

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DSC00906 (1024x768) In the ancient Hellenic myths Ophion, (the Serpent), ruled cosmos with the Queen of the Titans, EurynomeContinue reading/Συνέχεια->

The Snake Goddess / H Θεά των Όφεων

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0 DSC00884a A few facts which form the base of this creation:
The Snake Goddess refers to figurines found at the excavations of Minoan civilization sites at Crete.

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ΠΑΝ-ικός / PAN-ic

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DSC00691(1)Pan …an ancient Hellenic god who has the distinction to be referred to as the god who died…the horned god that died… Continue reading / Συνέχεια->

Ananda

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DSC00625 (1024x762) “…in Sanskrit, which is the great spiritual language of the world, there are three terms that represent the brink, the jumping-off place to the ocean of transcedence : Sat , Chit, Ananda.
The word { Sat } means being, { Chit } means consciousness, { Ananda } means bliss or rapture.”
 Joseph Campbell, “The Power of Myth” , Chapter: Sacrifice & Bliss. Continue reading/ Συνέχεια->

ΠΡΟΜΗΘΕΑΣ ΔΕΣΜΩΤΗΣ / PROMETHEUS BOUND

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DSC00544 (957x1280)” Prometheus
Thou firmament of God, and swift-winged winds,
Ye springs of rivers, and of ocean waves
That smile innumerous! Mother of us all, 
O Earth, and Sun’s all-seeing eye, behold,
I pray, what I, a God, from Gods endure.

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SEΛENE & HESΠEROS

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DSC00511 (1280x960) History is written by the victors. And as such, it is mandatory to be in the same spirit as the status quo of that era.
Thus, the Amazons end up as a legend shrouded by the mists of ancient times. Continue reading/Συνέχεια->

Helios II

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DSC09401 aThe Christian use of the all seeing eye symbol is inside a radiating triangle, which represents the Holy Trinity. It is often seen in orthodox and catholic churches.
Truth be told, due to the medieval beliefs that it symbolized the evil eye,  it was absent until  Renaissance artists reclaimed its symbolic power in their art. Continue reading / Συνέχεια ->