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The Psychopomps

In the high Himalayan Mountains ancient ways were preserved especially in area above 14,000.  In the eighth century writing came to this area and among the first things they recorded were books of instruction for conducting funeral rituals.  One of … Continue reading

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The Great Goddess

  Matriarchy, as opposed to patriarchy, was first recognized around 1850 with the publication of The League of the Ho-de-no-sau-nee, or Iroquios by Lewis H. Morgan.  This documented a matriarchical kinship system among the American Indians.  A decade later Jakob … Continue reading

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Thunderstones

In Europe up until the late seventeenth century when ancient stone artifacts such as flint points and hand axes were found in the fields they were called thunderstones and it was assumed that they were produced by lightning.  There were … Continue reading

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