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GREAT GODDESS

Author: MARKALE JEAN

Description: A study of the primordial figure of the Great Goddess and her continued worship through time as shown by the myths, shrines, and sanctuaries around the world that honor this powerful symbol of creation. A noted historian on pre-Christian societies provides an extensive worldwide listing of sites and sanctuaries associated with goddess worship. Explores goddess worship in cultures around the world, including Native American, Egyptian, Indian, and Oriental civilizations. Demonstrates that although her worship has sometimes been forced underground it has never disappeared.In ancient Babylon she was Anat, in Egypt, Isis and Hathor, Dana in Celtic Ireland, Rhea and Demeter in Greece, and in India, Anapurna the Provider. She is the Great Goddess, the Goddess of Beginnings, the symbol of Earth and the giver of life, the Vast Mother, who represents all the powers and mysteries of creation for early humanity.

Publisher: INNER TRADITIONS INTERNATIONAL

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ISBN: 9780892817153