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Ixchel: Mayan Goddess of Medicine

By |2019-05-18T05:24:34+03:00May 18th, 2019|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Ixchel or Ix Chel is the 16th-century name of the aged jaguar goddess of midwifery and medicine in ancient Maya culture. She corresponds, more or less, to Toci Yoalticitl "Our Grandmother the Nocturnal Physician", an Aztec earth goddess inhabiting the sweatbath, and is related to [...]

Tara – The Mother of Liberation

By |2019-01-09T18:08:32+03:00December 27th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tara, Ārya Tārā, or White Tara, also known as Jetsun Dölma in Tibetan Buddhism, is an important figure in Buddhism. She appears as a female Bodhisattva in Mahayana Buddhism, and as a female Buddha in Vajrayana Buddhism. She is known as the "mother of liberation", [...]

10 Weird Facts About Cleopatra “The Queen of Nile”

By |2018-11-03T03:42:39+03:00November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , |

When it comes to gender equality, History has been a little unfair to women. It’s not entirely the fault of the data filers, women were not entirely allowed to play an active role in the making of History and yet, there were some women who [...]

Jazz Music: A Major Form of Musical Expression

By |2018-09-16T14:36:33+03:00September 16th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime. Jazz music is seen by many as "America's classical music". Since the 1920s [...]

Pele: Hawaiian Goddess of Dance, Fire, and Volcanoes

By |2018-08-05T16:33:26+03:00August 5th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , , |

Lighting up ancient Hawaiian legends, Pele (pronounced peh-leh) the goddess of fire, lightning, wind, dance, and volcanoes is a well-known character. Otherwise known as ka wahine ai honua, the woman who devours the land, Pele’s home is believed to be Halemaumau crater at the summit [...]

30 of the Most Disturbing Human Experiments

By |2020-03-02T00:07:59+03:00July 9th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Disturbing human experiments aren’t something the average person thinks too much about. Rather, the progress achieved in the last 150 years of human history is an accomplishment we’re reminded of almost daily. Achievements made in fields like biomedicine and psychology mean that we no longer [...]

Women of Revelation – The Queen Ruler

By |2018-06-24T18:16:24+03:00June 24th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

One of the main problems biblical scholars face with Revelation is deciding exactly what sort of interpretative theories should be used to understand the text. Many interpretative theories classify Revelation as a historical apocalypse. This means that certain biblical scholars maintain that Revelation is primarily [...]

The Mystery of Intuition.

By |2018-06-09T20:00:51+03:00June 9th, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Knowledge, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Intuition is full of temptations. How can we keep from trying to explain something that came out of nowhere to solve a problem as something that was “sent down from above”? Intuition is often referred to as “readily available knowledge“, which has the property to [...]

Athena: Goddess of Wisdom And Protector Of Civilized Life

By |2018-05-12T10:02:06+03:00May 12th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Goddess Athena was the mythological goddess of wisdom, but also the poetic symbol of reason and purity. She was very important to the Greeks since they named her the Iliad’s goddess of the fight, the warrior-defender, the protector of civilized life and artisan activities and [...]

The Witch: Origins And The Witch Hunting Hysteria

By |2020-01-13T02:57:00+03:00May 10th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

A fearsome being of fairytale and myth, the witch has carved out a home in nearly every culture across the world and time. Indeed, the witch represents the dark side of the female presence: she has the power that cannot be controlled. While this time [...]