Category Archives: The Sacred

The High Goddess

This statue, known as the Lady of Trikomo, dates from the mid-6th century BC. In all probability it is a statue of the High Goddess of Cyprus. Louvre

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Virgin of the Annunciation

STARNINA, Gherardo di Jacopo c. 1410 Tempera on poplar panel, gold ground, 50 x 40 cm Musée du Petit Palais, Avignon

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Way

She was far and near High and low Present and yet hidden She made herself accessible Yet no one could grasp her — Heinrich Seuse (ca. 1295-1366)

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Babe of the Apocalypse

Jayci Cumberledge, 23, of Amherst, Ohio Photo: Da’Shaunae Marisa for The New York Times She has since made some money by selling pictures of her feet to people with fetishes who found her online after she put a joking post … Continue reading

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Tree Spirit Deity (Yakshi)

1st–2nd century Culture:India (Uttar Pradesh, Mathura region) the met

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Mami Wata Figure

Igbo Artist, Nigeria ca. 1950 The High Art Museum

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Figure of Syama Tara (Green or Dark Tara)

Tibet, 17th century AD Cast copper alloy (bronze?) with gilding, pigment and inlaid with turquoise and coral

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Aurora and Cephalus

GUÉRIN, Pierre-Narcisse 1810 Oil on canvas, 254 x 186 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris

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The Dawning Moon of the Mind: Unlocking the Pyramid Texts by Susan Brind Morrow

The “Pyramid Texts” are a group of hieroglyphics that were inscribed on the insides of the Old Kingdom pyramids at Saqqara 4,000 years ago, and, as such, some of the oldest writings that we are aware of. Intended only for … Continue reading

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