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Of all the ancient Jewish myths, the story of Lilith is undoubtedly the most fascinating. According to her legend Lilith was the first wife of Adam. But she was a failed mate who rebelled against her husband and fled from the garden. Lilith was created by God from the soil of the earth at the same time as Adam. She was intended as Adam’s mate, but Lilith was rebellious against her husband. She quarreled continuously with Adam and refused to sexually submit to him
Lilith was the first feminist who walked the earth. she was made by the same earth and gravel as adam and for that reason simply asked why she was being denied the same rights as adam. after she fled god created adam's second wife from adams own flesh so she could automatically be subdued for all time. for that reason she has been an icon for evil. religion does not take kindly on equality..
Lilith by Ikun Lilith is Adam's first wife. She refused to lay down under man and was cast out. Then God created Eve. (She's been edited out of the newer versions of the Christian bible but she's still in the Torah)
Yamantaka, Destroyer of the God of Death, early 18th century. Tibet. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Florance Waterbury Bequest, 1969 (69.71) | Yamantaka is a violent aspect of the Bodhisattva Manjushri, who assumes this form to vanquish Yama, the god of death.
Odin, the Norse god of wisdom. war and magic, is called Allfather for he is indeed Father of the Gods and he played a central role in myths about the creation and destruction of the world. In the beginning, he killed the primal frost giant Ymir and from his bones formed our universe. He arranged the heavens for the gods, the middle world for humans and dwarfs, and the underworld for the dead. Finally he created the first man and woman from an ash tree and an elm tree.
In China an image of the Kitchen God is pasted above stoves to observe all activities in the house. At the New Year the image is burned, and the god returns to heaven to report to the Jade Emperor, who rules the universe. His testimony would determine the family’s fortunes in the coming year.