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  • Known As Lord Krishna
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    Expansions of Rhada and Krishna. In India the Goddess is known by such names as Durga, Kali, Lakshmi, among many others. She is the goddess of the material world, her jurisdiction given to her by Lord Krishna. She is the ruler of the fourth level of existence, known as the Devi dharma, where the mother of the Universe, the Goddess, controls the living entities who choose to enjoy life separately from Krishna. Durga is the goddess who was expanded for the sole purpose of taking care of the Illusi...
  • Goddess Hecate
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    Goddess, wise crone of the crossroads protectress to Witches, Hecate! Hold before me the mirror of the dark moon, that I may see my true self in its reflection. I call to your wisdom as I stand before the before the three- pronged path, the time for decision has come, help me choose that which is right for me. She who rules the realm if dreams, the starry wisdom of the night sky, I welcome you! Let the mysteries of the night be mine! Fill me with visions, with Crone energy. Whisper to me the sec...
  • Standard Wiccan Worship Service
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    What is a Witch?' I'll get you my pretty, and your little dog too!" The Wicked Witch of the West... One of the most notorious and stereotypical witches in all literature. She had green skin, a big wart- covered nose, and a wide-brimmed black hat. She summoned a legion of monsters, stirred evil brews in her black cauldron, and generally made life difficult for the fun-loving citizens of Oz. She, and her fellow "hags" tend to be seen in a rather comic light, despite their appearance, and are usual...
  • Addition To The Gods The Ancient Greeks
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    Greek Mythology Mythology was an integral part of the lives of all ancient peoples. The myths of Ancient Greece are the most familiar to us, for they are deeply entrenched in the consciousness of Western civilization. The myths were accounts of the lives of the deities whom the Greeks worshipped. The Greeks had many deities, including 12 principal ones, who lived on Mt. Olympus. The myths are all things to all people - a rollicking good yarn, expressions of deep psychological insights, words of ...
  • Worship Of Goddess Durga
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    The festival of Dassera, also known as Vijayadashmi, is one of the fascinating festivals of India and is celebrated with joy and enthusiasm for ten continuous days. The first nine nights are spent in the worship of goddess Durga and hence these nights are known as 'Navaratri'. This festival falls in the month of Ashwin (September / October). The tenth day of the Dassera day is in honour of Durga Devi. The tribal communities also worship Durga as the presiding deity of Navaratri. The farmers invo...
  • Belief System Of Goddess
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    Riane Eisler Riane Eisler lives a lifestyle based on eco-feminism. She believes that we all live in a sexual and social equality and harmony in nature. In her book The Chalice and the Blade, she states 'that for a millennia... prehistoric societies worshipped the goddess of nature and spirituality, our Great Mother, the giver of life and creator of all. ' The societies that believed in this one creator were structured and peaceful, much like the societies we are trying to create in today's world...
  • Aspect In Hindu Religion
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    Hinduism My reaction to this movie was a mix of two things; confusion and curiosity. I wondered about several things concerning the practicality of this specific religion. Before seeing this film I did not understand why the practitioners of Hinduism bathe in the Ganges, worship numerous gods and goddess', or why they have some of their ceremonies. I also began to understand that the the mystery associated with their religion is something that is common. Bathing in a filthy river did not seem li...
  • Ancient Form Of Religion Known As Paganism
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    An Evening with the Pagans~ A brief history of paganism~ Over 25,000 years ago, our ancestors across the continent practiced an ancient form of religion known as paganism. During the Neolithic and Paleolithic time era, our ancestors were in awe of the great manifestations of nature. Due to lack of scientific thought, they were riddled with ignorance and superstition. Everything had a supernatural explanation. They associated each naturalistic phenomena with a type of god, inscribing inanimate ob...
  • Hindus Worship Shiva
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    Hinduism, religion that originated in India and is still practiced by most of its inhabitants, as well as by those whose families have migrated from India to other parts of the world (chiefly East Africa, South Africa, Southeast Asia, the East Indies, and England). The word Hindu is derived from the Sanskrit word sindh u ("river"-more specifically, the Indus); the Persians in the 5th century BC called the Hindus by that name, identifying them as the people of the land of the Indus. The Hindus de...
  • Decline Of The Goddess Tradition
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    What comes to mind when the name of Mary Magdalene is mentioned? Repentant sinner? Prostitute? These are the answers that I received when doing research for this paper. I brought up the name of Mary Magdalene to people who have a religious background and these were the answers that I would get. In watching the video of Ancient Evidence: The Real Mary Magdalene, I discovered reasons why there were negative connotations associated with the story of Mary Magdalene. Could this be further evidence of...

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