Posts filed under ‘Androgynous symbol’

The Dark Side of Transformation

This is the end of the Goddess Combs Her Flaxen Hair of Nettles. Every true symbol also has a dark, frightening side. The song of the suffering flax sung by the youths harvesting grapes. The link between Dionysus and the Goddess, the transformation of grapes into wine and nettles and flax into cloth.

Continue Reading May 11, 2010 at 6:32 pm Leave a comment

The Smith: God of Male Fertility

The wild goose was the symbol of the goddess that gave the gift of pregnancy; with the smith, the crane takes its place. The crane is the new symbol of masculinity and the limping Smith, Hephaestus is the new fertility god.

Continue Reading May 6, 2010 at 4:01 pm Leave a comment

Vesta and the Phallus of Fire

What we know about the Vestals, that is, Vesta’s priestesses, amd one preserved myth make it clear that the goddess, who was the center, heart and foundation of ancient Rome, was an androgynous goddess-god.

Continue Reading April 11, 2010 at 10:22 am Leave a comment


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