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Deities of Health: Vacation Blues

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group of votive terra cottas.  Group of votive terracottas    Minoan, about 2000-1700 BC  From Petsofa, Crete  Body parts dedicated with prayers for a cure    Among the votive offerings left by the Minoans at their peak sanctuaries were various models of body-parts. This terracotta group includes one half of a bisected male figure, two legs and an arm. The purpose of the dedications was presumably either to pray for a cure for the sick or wounded part of the body, or possibly to thank the…

group of votive terra cottas. Group of votive terracottas Minoan, about 2000-1700 BC From Petsofa, Crete Body parts dedicated with prayers for a cure Among the votive offerings left by the Minoans at their peak sanctuaries were various models of body-parts. This terracotta group includes one half of a bisected male figure, two legs and an arm. The purpose of the dedications was presumably either to pray for a cure for the sick or wounded part of the body, or possibly to thank the…

Faience amulets: the Sons of Horus  From Egypt Perhaps early Third Intermediate Period, 1079-800 BC

Faience amulets: the Sons of Horus From Egypt Perhaps early Third Intermediate Period, 1079-800 BC

Not your ordinary temple carving... Kamakhya Devi is the considered to be the Yoni of the Goddess from the mythic view of the body of the Goddess falling all over India forming 51 Shakti Pith or sacred places associated with her actual body parts. Kamakhya Devi is also considered one of the main deities for practitioners of Vamakhara (left-hand) tantra.

Not your ordinary temple carving... Kamakhya Devi is the considered to be the Yoni of the Goddess from the mythic view of the body of the Goddess falling all over India forming 51 Shakti Pith or sacred places associated with her actual body parts. Kamakhya Devi is also considered one of the main deities for practitioners of Vamakhara (left-hand) tantra.

Tamesis is the Celtic Goddess of Fresh Water. She gave her name to the River Thames—it was common for the Celts to have a deity for each particular river or body of water.

Tamesis is the Celtic Goddess of Fresh Water. She gave her name to the River Thames—it was common for the Celts to have a deity for each particular river or body of water.

“Although yoga has its origins in ancient India, its methods and purposes are universal, relying not on cultural background, faith or deity, but simply on the individual. Yoga has become important in the lives of many contemporary Westerners, sometimes as a way of improving health and fitness of the body, but also as a means of personal and spiritual development.” ― Tara Fraser, Yoga For You  A dose of daily inspiration from the new Downdog Diary Yoga Blog found exclusively at DownDog…

“Although yoga has its origins in ancient India, its methods and purposes are universal, relying not on cultural background, faith or deity, but simply on the individual. Yoga has become important in the lives of many contemporary Westerners, sometimes as a way of improving health and fitness of the body, but also as a means of personal and spiritual development.” ― Tara Fraser, Yoga For You A dose of daily inspiration from the new Downdog Diary Yoga Blog found exclusively at DownDog…

http://www.cycladic.gr The figurine comes probably from a Minoan peak-sanctuary. Animal as well as human figurines are frequently found in open-air and domestic shrines, where they were deposited as offerings to the deities.

http://www.cycladic.gr The figurine comes probably from a Minoan peak-sanctuary. Animal as well as human figurines are frequently found in open-air and domestic shrines, where they were deposited as offerings to the deities.

Akh glyph – The soul and spirit re-united after death. In later periods, the Egyptians developed the idea of five components of the soul representing the heart (the seat of thought and emotion), the shadow, the name, the soul ba and the spirit (Ka). The Ba is everything that makes a person unique, a concept similar to "personality", while the Ka gives life. Death occurs when the Ka leaves the body. After death, the ba and Ka are reunited to form the Akh, represented by a bird-like…

Akh glyph – The soul and spirit re-united after death. In later periods, the Egyptians developed the idea of five components of the soul representing the heart (the seat of thought and emotion), the shadow, the name, the soul ba and the spirit (Ka). The Ba is everything that makes a person unique, a concept similar to "personality", while the Ka gives life. Death occurs when the Ka leaves the body. After death, the ba and Ka are reunited to form the Akh, represented by a bird-like…

Colossians 2:9-14 For in Him all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form, and in Him you have been made complete, and He is the head over all rule and authority; and in Him you were also circumcised with a circumcision made without hands, in the removal of the body of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ; having been buried with Him in baptism, in which you were also raised up with Him through faith in the working of God, who raised Him from the dead. When you were dead in your…

Colossians 2:9-14 For in Him all the fullness of Deity dwells in bodily form, and in Him you have been made complete, and He is the head over all rule and authority; and in Him you were also circumcised with a circumcision made without hands, in the removal of the body of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ; having been buried with Him in baptism, in which you were also raised up with Him through faith in the working of God, who raised Him from the dead. When you were dead in your…

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