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earth goddess:

see Great Mother GoddessGreat Mother Goddess,
in ancient Middle Eastern religions, mother goddess, the great symbol of the earth's fertility. She was worshiped under many names and attributes. Similar figures have been known in every part of the world.
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In one of the more interesting sections of the book (despite its sometimes confusing writing), McCoppin carefully describes the complex relationship between Jason and Medea in Greek mythology, including a rather convincing discussion of Jason as the male consort to Medea's Neolithic Earth Goddess.
For this act he is exiled by the Earth Goddess, Ezeani, for seven years.
Inside, the Earth Goddess, bowing, offers Krishna "a pair of earrings resplendent with jewels and chased in the purest gold .
The special ceremony to reveal Isis, a 15ft statue of the ancient earth goddess, was performed by the Mayor of East Staffordshire Borough Council Councillor Mick Bowering before invited guests and residents of the Cameron Mews development The imposing statue has been created by local sculptor Peter Walker, who emerged as the winner of a competition which developer Cameron ran to find a contemporary piece of artwork to finish off the development of 47 properties close to the town centre.
Part earth goddess, part techno-banshee, Rist's alter ego or animating idea inhabits a symbolic register in which slight, sound, and touch have never been split apart.
The same jury members who chose the nominees also chose the winners, announced on October 2 and awarded the famous Gaea statues, representing the earth Goddess Gaea--the symbol of Eutelsat--designed by Vicenza-based sculptor Nereo Quagliato.
Postmodern icon Simone Forti--part earth goddess, part leprechaun, and now in her seventh decade--graciously accepted the lifetime achievement award, and vowed to keep working.
Spiritual emblems are kept under wraps, like the Aztec loincloth worn underneath the flashy outfits in Zoot Suit; or placed underground, like the hole in which a farm worker tries to mate with the earth goddess in Bernabe; or borne within the body itself, like the impacted fetus carried for decades by the Mexican revolutionary matriarch of Mummified Deer.
Will your children follow him, chanting their mantras of praise to the Earth goddess Gaia, or some jungle deity or sacred dung beetle?
For instance, the notion that a mother or earth goddess predated the male god has been prominent among authors who wish to understand the effects of a gendered view of god upon the gender roles of the people who subscribed to that myth.
According to the vessel's masterminds, Gaiaship--which takes its name from the Earth goddess in classical mythology--combines twin aspects of a Norwegian vision: the idealistic and the commercial.
Bare Escentuals, however, would like to help you look like an Earth goddess without harming the source.