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El-Sharra ELSWheRe

Work of a pagan artist, writer and photographer from Kitchener, Ontario. See more of my work at WhiteRaven Creations

Posts tagged inanna

Jul 4 '12
We all come from the Goddess

We all come from the Goddess

Dec 1 '11

Inanna

Lady of the Thousand Offices

The name Inanna is one of the oldest known recorded names for a divinity worshiped by human kind and the figure of Inanna is one of the oldest and most influential goddesses in human history.  She is the holy virgin and the sacred whore and may have initially been named Nin-anna, which is translated as ‘lady of the sky’; she is among the earliest divinities to be associated with the planet Venus, in both the Morning Star and Evening Star aspects.

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Nov 11 '11
My Hellenic Prayer Beads, each bead symbolizes one of the major deities of the Hellenic Pantheon.
It begins with the small orange carnelian bead representing Hestia (“Hestia, the First and the Last), goddess of the hearth and then beads for Haides, Demeter, Hera, Zeus, a glass bead for the anemoi (the winds) and Aurai (nymphs of the breezes), nine beads for the nine muses, a pearl for the Okenaoi and all the water nymphs, Selene, Eris, Hekate, Ariadne, Dionusos, Aphrodite, Persephone,  Pan, Helios, obsidian for the Lampades - the torch bearing nymphs of the underworld; three beads for the Moirae, three for the Horae and three for the Kharities, a wooden bead for the nymphs of the earth, Hermes, Apollon, Artemis, Ares, Athene and Hephaestos.  The final bead is for the Sumerian goddess Inanna, one of her symbols is an eight pointed star, and she is known as the Morning and the Evening Star, this bead has four points on each side to represent these asspects of Her.  

My Hellenic Prayer Beads, each bead symbolizes one of the major deities of the Hellenic Pantheon.

It begins with the small orange carnelian bead representing Hestia (“Hestia, the First and the Last), goddess of the hearth and then beads for Haides, Demeter, Hera, Zeus, a glass bead for the anemoi (the winds) and Aurai (nymphs of the breezes), nine beads for the nine muses, a pearl for the Okenaoi and all the water nymphs, Selene, Eris, Hekate, Ariadne, Dionusos, Aphrodite, Persephone,  Pan, Helios, obsidian for the Lampades - the torch bearing nymphs of the underworld; three beads for the Moirae, three for the Horae and three for the Kharities, a wooden bead for the nymphs of the earth, Hermes, Apollon, Artemis, Ares, Athene and Hephaestos.  The final bead is for the Sumerian goddess Inanna, one of her symbols is an eight pointed star, and she is known as the Morning and the Evening Star, this bead has four points on each side to represent these asspects of Her.