The Book of Goddesses: Expanded Anniversary Edition
by Kris Waldherr
(Art and Words Editions)
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One Spirit/Book of the Month Club top ten bestselling book. An American Library Association Pick-of-the-List.
Features one hundred goddesses. With over 130 illustrations. The Book of Goddesses is a celebration of the Divine Feminine. This lavishly illustrated expanded anniversary edition of Kris Waldherr's beloved classic presents one hundred goddesses from traditions and cultures all over the world, along with their stories and symbolic significance. The expanded anniversary edition is structured around the important feminine rites of passage: beginnings, love, motherhood, creativity, strength, and transformations. As beautiful as it is inspiring, The Book of Goddesses is a testament to the power, passion, wisdom, and beauty of women everywhere, in all stages of life.
Goddesses featured include: Athena, Aine, Amaterasu, Anuket, Arianrhod, Astarte, Athena, Baba Yaga, Benzai Ten, Brigit, Changing Woman, Chango, Cybele, Danu, Demeter, Diana, Erda, Erzulie, Fortuna, Freyja, Gaia, Gwenhwyfar, Hathor, Hekate, Hera, Iduna, Inanna, Isis, Juno, Kali Ma, Kuan Yin, Lalita, Maia, The Muses, Nut, Oya, Pele, Persephone, Psyche, Rati, Rhiannon, Sarasvati, Sedna, Sophia, Tara, Ukemochi, Venus, Xochiquetzal, Yemaya, The Zorya
Chapter One: Beginnings
What -- or who -- could have created the infinite complexity of connectivity we call the universe? How did it all begin once upon a time? In this section, our exploration centers on some of the goddesses credited with creating the earth and universe. It also presents other divine women associated with creation. It is here that the Divine Feminine is perhaps at her most powerful and all-encompassing.
Like the creation goddesses acknowledged within these pages, as women we are all creatresses. As such, we reflect the universe within ourselves and our bodies. With our bodies, we can give birth to life. With our hearts and minds, we can give birth to works that can change the world. Using this equation, is it any wonder ...
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences
Length: 167 Pages (18,919 KB)Lending: Not EnabledAdded: Mar 27th, 2020