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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Mati Syra Zemia (Moist Mother Earth), Slavic mother goddess, is probably one of the oldest and most important deities.

Rhea - queen of the titans once her husband Cronos had taken over and mother to the Olympian gods, who Cronos ate at birth to stop them over throwing him.

“Mona Lisa of Galilee”, from the 3rd century city of Sepphoris, in what was then Roman Palestine. She is part of a large mosaic which decorates the floor in a grand villa.

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Holy Mother Earth, or Phra Mae Thorani. Mae Thorani is a Thai and Laotian Earth mother figure found beneath the Buddha in statues and paintings. She is shown wringing the waters of detachment out of her hair that drowns demons sent to detract the Buddha. He is frequently seen touching the Earth/Phra Mae for aid.

In English folklore, a boggart (or bogart) is a household spirit which causes mischief and things to disappear, milk to sour, and dogs to go lame. Always malevolent, the boggart will follow its family wherever they flee. In Northern England, at least, there was the belief that the boggart should never be named, for when the boggart was given a name, it would not be reasoned with nor persuaded, but would become uncontrollable and destructive.

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An ancient Roman bronze statuette of Hygieia, the goddess of hygiene, with her snake attribute, a symbol of healing. (J Paul Getty Museum)

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Danu is the Mother goddess in Irish religion of the Tuatha Dé Danann pantheon. As the mother of the gods, Danu has strong parallels with the Welsh literary figure (or goddess) Dôn, who is the mother figure of the medieval tales in the Mabinogion. Danu was considered as the mythic mother goddess of the Tuatha Dé Danann, the Celtic tribes that first invaded Ireland. It is also thought that she may also be a goddess of war.

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)

Lilith and Eve - Lilith was Adam's first wife, edited out of the bible but still in the Torah. She refused to lay down 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"

Anubis - Egyptian God of the Dead. Judges the hearts of those who have died to determine where they will go in the afterlife.

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.

Asase Yaa _ West African. A creator Goddess who comes to fetch souls to the otherworld at the time of death.

Nuit. Egyptian sky goddess. Leans over her husband/brother, Geb, the Egyptian Earth God. Usually depicted as a naked woman covered with stars and is arching on all fours over Geb. Represents the All, pure potentiality, both as it flowers into the physical universe and as it resides beyond embodiment.

Japan: Amaterasu (meaning "shining in heaven"). Goddess of the sun, and the universe, in the Shinto religion and Japanese myth cycle. The Emperor of Japan is said to be a direct descendant of Amaterasu.

In Greek mythology Demeter was the most generous of the great Olympian goddesses. The Greek goddess Demeter was an ancient goddess beloved for her service to mankind in giving them the gift of the harvest, the reward for cultivation of the soil.