Three Faces of EVE : Sacrifice as Original Sin

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Keywords: Crete, Cybele, Attis, Nana, Ephesus, Hierapolis, Astarte, Day of Blood, Kali, mahakali, Khonds, Gonds, Coatlique, Huitzilopochtli, Cihuacoatl, Teotihuacan, Tezcatlipoca, ixiptla

Three Faces of EVE : Sacrifice as Original Sin

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Three Faces of EVE: Sacrifice as Original Sin

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Before contemplating bring back the ancient genetic mother, we should all stop to consider what it is we do want to bring back, lest we make the same mistake made in ancient times and confuse the blood of male sacrifice with the essential fertility principal necessary for our own survival.

Lets us bring back the Eve of the eternal germ-line and the synchronistic goddess Leucothea of the sub-conscious mind as a shekhinah of visionary reflection, without the primitive gore of self-mutilation. These passages thus stand as a shrine to the spilled blood of the past and as a warning to those who would seek to bring back the goddess without due caution.

EVE the "Mother of all Living" has many faces spread through diverse cultures. Barbara Walker notes that "She is Adita Eve - the very beginning. Babylonians referred to her as the Divine Lady of Eden or Goddess...