t h e m o i r a i were the goddesses of fate who personified the inescapable destiny of man and assigned to every person his or her fate or share in the scheme of things. at the birth of a man, the moirai spinned out the thread of his life, followed his steps, and directed the consequences of his actions according to the counsel of the gods. they were independent, at the helm of necessity, directed fate, and watched that the fate assigned to every being by eternal laws might take its course

t h e m o i r a i were the goddesses of fate who personified the inescapable destiny of man and assigned to every person his or her fate or share in the scheme of things. at the birth of a man, the moirai spinned out the thread of his life, followed his steps, and directed the consequences of his actions according to the counsel of the gods. they were independent, at the helm of necessity, directed fate, and watched that the fate assigned to every being by eternal laws might take its course

pal00010.jpg | PALEOLITHIC  | Venus of Willendorf. | c. 25000 BCE | European | Paleolithic: Aurignacian | Limestone | Austria. | | ©Kathleen Cohen |

pal00010.jpg | PALEOLITHIC | Venus of Willendorf. | c. 25000 BCE | European | Paleolithic: Aurignacian | Limestone | Austria. | | ©Kathleen Cohen |

The Androgynous - Shiva  Shakti

The Androgynous - Shiva Shakti

26 Goddess sculptures Cycladic

26 Goddess sculptures Cycladic

t h e c h a r i t i e s were three goddesses of grace, beauty, adornment, joy, mirth, festivity, dance, and song. they were attendants of the goddesses aphrodite and hera, conceived as the goddesses who gave festive joy and enhanced the enjoyments of life by refinement and gentleness. gracefulness and beauty in social intercourse are therefore attributed to them. they were sometimes depicted in classical art with crowns of myrtle.

t h e c h a r i t i e s were three goddesses of grace, beauty, adornment, joy, mirth, festivity, dance, and song. they were attendants of the goddesses aphrodite and hera, conceived as the goddesses who gave festive joy and enhanced the enjoyments of life by refinement and gentleness. gracefulness and beauty in social intercourse are therefore attributed to them. they were sometimes depicted in classical art with crowns of myrtle.

Sedna, Inuit Goddess of the Sea (Color) by Genevieve  Cseh

Sedna, Inuit Goddess of the Sea (Color) by Genevieve Cseh

Goddess of the Hunt

Goddess of the Hunt

Sedna by Kacie987. Sedna, Inuit Goddess of the Deep Sea, was forced to descend to Adlivum, the Land of the Dead. A shaman must descend to Sedna and soothe her by massaging her aching limbs and combing her hair. Only when she is properly comforted will Sedna permit the shaman to return to the people and inform them that she will send the animals to be hunted so that they will not face starvation.

Sedna by Kacie987. Sedna, Inuit Goddess of the Deep Sea, was forced to descend to Adlivum, the Land of the Dead. A shaman must descend to Sedna and soothe her by massaging her aching limbs and combing her hair. Only when she is properly comforted will Sedna permit the shaman to return to the people and inform them that she will send the animals to be hunted so that they will not face starvation.

Inanna - Szukaj w Google

Inanna - Szukaj w Google

Sumerian goddess Inanna/Ishtar was at once lovely and terrible, seducing many great men and then killing them. Her unearthly white skin and glowing red eyes warn those who might answer her as she beckons with her right hand.

Sumerian goddess Inanna/Ishtar was at once lovely and terrible, seducing many great men and then killing them. Her unearthly white skin and glowing red eyes warn those who might answer her as she beckons with her right hand.

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