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    The Hermetic Library Tumblr lilith by ~the-wild-rover "lilith - 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."

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    Lilith - by John Collier, 1887. In Jewish folklore, Lilith becomes Adam's first wife, who was created at the same time and from the same earth as Adam. This contrasts with Eve, who was created from one of Adam's ribs. The legend was greatly developed during the Middle Ages. In the 13th Century writings of Rabbi Isaac ben Jacob ha-Cohen, for example, Lilith left Adam after she refused to become subservient to him.

    Yoni Goddess - Fertility cults centred on phallic worship are well documented, but older and even more pervasive are the cults of the Goddess and her vulva. Yoni worship was part of the spiritual heritage in every part of the globe and may in fact be the most ancient religion of humanity

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    Lilith; or, You Probably Shouldn't Try to Pick Her Up ~ artist Jonathan Day #art #illustration #mytumblr

    Lilith and Eve- Lilith was Adam's first wife, edited out of the bible but still in the Torah. She refused to lay donw under man and was cast from the garden. Then God took a rib from Adam and made Eve. Lilith has been demonized (note the bat wings) but all she did was say "No"

    Oshun ( Oxum) is an Orisha, is the queen of freshwater, lady of the rivers and waterfalls, also revered in Candomblé and Umbanda, religions of African origin. Oshun is the Goddess of beauty, Orisha of love, fertility and motherhood, responsible for protecting the fetuses and newborn children.***

    In Irish-Celtic myth, Ogma is the god of eloquence and learning. A member of the Tuatha Dé Danann, he may be related to the Gallic god Ogmios.

    Melinoe was the ancient Greek goddess of propitiation-offerings made to the deceased. She wandered the earth every night with a train of ghosts, scaring anyone in their path. This was said to be the reason that dogs would bark at seemingly nothing at night.

    Mythology Meme || (9/10) Women of the Norse Pantheon Hail Lady whose bones are stones Whose flesh brown as dust from the soil Who tosses her hair like tree roots Curling over the boulders Whose fingers reach and brush like leaves. (x)

    I am Nu-Kua, Chinese dragon-tailed creatress. I restore the cosmic equilibrium. I form community among women and men, connecting in equality, love and respect.

    In Egyptian mythology, Sekhmet was originally the warrior goddess as well as goddess of healing for Upper Egypt. She is depicted as a lioness, the fiercest hunter known to the Egyptians. It was said that her breath formed the desert. She was seen as the protector of the pharaohs and led them in warfare.

    Styx was also the name of the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys. She was wife to Pallas and bore him Zelus, Nike, Kratos and Bia (and sometimes Eos). Styx supported Zeus in the Titanomachy where she was the first to rush to his aid. For this reason her name was given the honor of being a binding oath for the gods.

    Lilith is the primal feminine aspect of dark sexuality. She is the mythological first wife of Adam who refused to be subservient to Adam's authority and had a preference for being "on top". In a rage she spread her wings and flew away from the garden of Eden. She has often been demonized as a vampiric succubus, stealing the lives of children and seducing men in the night. In modern mythology Lilith has become a symbol of the independent woman who refuse to submit to the control of men...

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