Aradia Goddess Of The Witches  

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Aradia (Altar of the Goddess) is the Italian Goddess of the Witches. She is the daughter of the Moon Goddess, Diana. According to Charles Leland in his "Aradia: Gospel of Witches", Diana divided Hersey to create the Darkness and the Light (Lucifer). Please note that this is not the Lucifer of Christianity, but a Sun god. She then used magic to charm and seduce Lucifer; this is how Aradia was conceived. Diana, deciding that She liked magic and wanting to develop it, disguised Herself as a mortal woman and went to Earth in order to teach both magic and sorcery. When Diana discovered that the people of the Earth were going through some very hard times, She taught the people magic so they could protect themselves, and eventually, She became so powerful, that She could no longer stay hidden. It was for this reason that She taught Aradia all about witchcraft.

Now, when Aradia had been taught to work all witchcraft, and how to destroy the evil race (oppressors), She (imparted it to Her pupils) and said unto them:

"CHARGE OF ARADIA"

"WHEN I SHALL HAVE DEPARTED FROM THIS WORLD,"

"WHENEVER YE HAVE NEED OF ANYTHING,"

"ONCE IN THE MONTH, AND WHEN THE MOON IS FULL,"

"YE SHALL ASSEMBLE IN SOME DESERT PLACE,"

"OR IN A FOREST ALL TOGETHER JOIN"

"TO ADORE THE POTENT SPIRIT OF YOUR QUEEN,"

"MY MOTHER, GREAT DIANA, SHE WHO FAIN"

"WOULD LEARN ALL SORCERY YET HAS NOT WON"

"ITS DEEPEST SECRETS, THEN MY MOTHER WILL"

"TEACH HER, IN TRUTH ALL THINGS YET UNKNOWN."

"AND YE SHALL BE FREED FROM SLAVERY,"

"AND SO SHALL BE FREE IN EVERYTHING,"

"AND AS THE SIGN THAT YE ARE TRULY FREE,"

"YE SHALL BE NAKED IN YOUR RIGHTS, BOTH MEN"

"AND WOMEN ALSO; THIS SHALL LAST UNTIL"

"THE LAST OF YOUR OPPRESSORS SHALL BE DEAD;"

"AND YE SHALL MAKE THE GAME OF BENEVENTO"

"EXTINGUISHING THE LIGHTS, AND AFTER THAT"

"SHALL HOLD YOUR SUPPER THUS."

"FROM "THE GOSPEL OF WITCHES" BY CHARLES LELAND"

"TO BLESS A SPECIAL CANDLE FOR SPELLWORK, TAKE A HAND-DIPPED BEESWAX CANDLE APPROPRIATE FOR YOUR PURPOSE. ON THE NIGHT OF THE FULL MOON, WHEN THE MOON IS VISIBLE IN THE SKY, EITHER GO OUTDOORS OR LOOK AT THE MOON THROUGH THE WINDOW. HOLD THE CANDLE IN BOTH HANDS AND PRESENT IT TO THE MOON SAYING:"

"HAIL ARADIA, QUEEN OF LIGHT;"

"STAND I NAKED IN THY SIGHT;"

"MAY THIS CANDLE BLESSED BE;"

"DIANA AND HECATE."

(Note: the phrase 'stand I naked' does not mean 'without clothes'. It actually refers to being vulnerable and in need of the assistance of the Triple Moon Goddess)

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Goddess Groundedness  

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The Earth Mother, Ceres, is the Roman name of the Greek Goddess, Demeter. She is the goddess of agriculture. The ancient tale of her stolen daughter (Persephone) helps to explain the cycles of seasonal change. During the period that she was sorrowfully searching for her abducted daughter, she was so stricken with grief, that she struck the Earth barren...the winter months. And once she finds her daughter...and for the six months that her daughter remains with her each year, the Earth is fruitful....the summer and the autumn.

There are other cycles which we, as women, experience...the Moon...our biological cycles. Ceres represents these cycles that we experience ans woman...and allows us to accept the ebbs and flows graciously. Working with Ceres' energy helps one to feel more centered, calm, and connected with the Earth. Are you taking good care of yourself?

Take some time out to look after yourself for a change. Make a list of activities that relax you. Indulge in whatever you want to do. We need to allow ourselves some time each day to rest and relax in our own unique way. It may be something like taking a walk in nature or quietly listening to our favorite music...or maybe it is doing nothing at all. Having the courage not to let the demands of others interfere with our special times is being a good friend to ourselves.

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Coatlicue  

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Coatlicue, also known as Teteoinan (also transcribed Teteo Inan) ("The Mother of Gods"), is the Aztec goddess who gave birth to the moon, stars, and Huitzilopochtli, the god of the sun and war. She is also known as Toci, ("Our Grandmother"), and Cihuacoatl, ("The Lady of the serpent"), the patron of women who die in childbirth.

The word "Coatlicue" is Nahuatl for "the one with the skirt of serpents". She is referred to by the epithets "Mother Goddess of the Earth who gives birth to all celestial things", "Goddess of Fire and Fertility", "Goddess of Life, Death and Rebirth" and "Mother of the Southern Stars".

She is represented as a woman wearing a skirt of writhing snakes and a necklace made of human hearts, hands and skulls. Her feet and hands are adorned with claws (for digging graves) and her breasts are depicted as hanging flaccid from nursing. Coatlicue keeps on her chest the hands, hearts and skulls of her children so they can be purified in their mother's chest.

Almost all representation of this goddess depict her deadly side, because Earth, as well as loving mother, is the insatiable monster that consumes everything that lives. She represents the devouring mother, in whom both the womb and the grave exist.

According to the legend, she was magically impregnated while still a virgin by a ball of feathers that fell on her while she was sweeping a temple. She gave birth to Quetzalcoatl and Xolotl. In a fit of wrath her four hundred children, who were encouraged by Coyolxauhqui (her daughter), decapitated her. The god Huitzilopochtli afterward emerged from Coatlicue's womb fully grown and girded for battle and killed many of his brothers and sisters, including decapitating Coyolxauhqui and throwing her head into the sky to become the Moon. In a variation of this legend, Huitzilopochtli himself is conceived by the ball-of-feathers incident and emerges from the womb in time to save his mother from harm.

A massive sculpture known as the Coatlicue Stone was discovered by the astronomer Antonio de Leon y Gama in August of 1790 after an urban redevelopment program uncovered artifacts. Six months later, the team discovered the massive Aztec sun stone. De Leon y Gama's account of the discoveries was the first archeological work on Pre-Columbian Mexico.

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