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Aphrodite

You may be interested in the following fascinating information about links between the veneration of Aphrodite and of the Virgin Mary in Cyprus from Cyprus Events Net

The series of paintings and icons under the title Pantanassa came about as a resul

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Assisted Auto-analysis

This weekend we have just completed a workshop in Belgium at Zenshin-In on the theme "Anger, Blame, Guilt and Sorrow". This provided an excellent medium for personal growth work and to this end we thought in terms of assisted auto-analysis.

What do w

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The Hours

The Greeks had goddesses of the divisions of the day. These were the Horai, or Hours.

Auge = first light

Anatole = dawn

Musica = music & study

Gymnastica = gym hour

Nymphe = bathing

Messembria = noon

Sponde = libations hour

Elete = prayer

Cypris = ea

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A Song to Eleusis

Eleusis, here I stand, 

your land is our companion,

your sky is over us all,

your life is our deepener.

Heaven and Earth were the parents of Rhea, 

grandparents of our Lady Demeter,

our patron of fertility and eternal life,

goddess who grieves and g

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Before

This is a record of some of the spaces that we intend to convert. It will be interesting at a later date to compare the finished results as they arrive. It will probably take a good length of time, but if we proceed steadily all can be done. The Acro

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The journey of the Heart

The original therapeutae were healers who lived in communities in Egypt and other parts of the Middle East. From their name comes the modern term therapy. To heal means to cure, save, and make whole, sound and well. To be healthy in body, mind and so

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Demeter

Demeter is the ancient Greek goddess of grain, especially wheat, the fromental goddess. The nearest village to Eleusis is Bessais-le-Fromental. Eleusis is in the middle of fields of grain, not far from great rivers (Loire, Allier, Cher) and dark fore

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