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Mother Goddess

noun, Hinduism.
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  • These goddesses were ultimately all absorbed by Ishtar, the Semitic name of the love and Mother Goddess.

  • And hard by the raving satyrs went through the sacred rites of the Mother Goddess.

  • The egg was anciently a symbol of the Mother Goddess and of birth: the sun emerged from the cosmic egg.

  • Psychological reasons for the persistence in religion of a Mother Goddess.

    Taboo and Genetics

    Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
  • The earth was represented as a Mother Goddess, who bore the plants and animals procreated by Shang Ti.

  • In Babylonia the agricultural myth regarding the Mother Goddess and the young god had many variations.

    Myths of Babylonia and Assyria Donald A. Mackenzie
  • Freyja, the Germanic Mother Goddess, whose car was drawn by cats, had similarly many lovers.

    Myths of Babylonia and Assyria Donald A. Mackenzie
  • "Nay, it is the Mother Goddess Nout brooding upon the world," answered another.

    Morning Star H. Rider Haggard
  • Semiramis played the part of the Mother Goddess, and the priestly king died a violent death in the character of her divine lover.

    Myths of Babylonia and Assyria Donald A. Mackenzie
  • The Mother Goddess, remembered as the fairy queen, 42 is still connected with shells in Hebridean folk-lore.

    Ancient Man in Britain

    Donald A. (Donald Alexander) Mackenzie

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