Elements of Myth

The Fable and the Myth. Careful discrimination must be made between fable and myth. A fable is a story like the Fox and the Grapes, in which characters and plot, neither pretending to reality nor demanding credence, are fabricated confessedly as the vehicle of moral or didactic instruction. Dr. Johnson narrows still further the scope of the…

Magic and the Goddess Melinoë

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain Dreaming – I wanted to look up some Magic Gods and Goddesses to see traces and clues to the ties of karma, that real living magicians and sorcerers are connected to, from the eras of our past history. Well, its everywhere in the ancient scripts of Greek and Mediterranean and Middle…

Goddess of the Sea: Salacia & Amphitrite

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain –I love the goddesses of the sea, the rivers and the oceans, there is just something so primal in the root of the goddess long before word or written languages appeared. In ancient Roman and Greek mythology, one such goddess was Salacia (asteroid #120347) and Amphitrite (asteroid #29), her Greek…

Magical Deer Woman and our Pre-Pagan Ancestors

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Deer Goddess, Deer Woman, Magical Deer Spirit, Hind of the Woods, Elen of the ways and more, all ancient descriptions of the initiations of the eras of grandmother’s shamanic and prehistory leadership of shamanic cultures. The mystical and magical rites through initiations for women, were through her adoration and connection with nature…

Purifying the Dancing Waters, the Water of Life and the Water of Death

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain –  Our life giving waters on earth have the most primordial roots because water is a spirit element. Elements have the most ancient guardians from the water Dragons to the newer Ravens, who fetch both the “Water of Life” and the “Water of Death”. The lame crow obtains cures from…

Vesta, the Goddess of Fire and Vulcan, the God of Fire

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Sacred rites are returning to Italy today, which is a very important step of the circle of return of the Goddess, rather than just festivals for communities. The video at the bottom of this article, shows the more meaningful return of the ancient ceremonies of the Fire Goddess Vesta,…

Arethusa, Spirit of the Rivers and Springs of Surákousai

Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Each new and full moon, I receive my signs and synchronicity just like you, and those of us who take them much more seriously, guides a lot of our moon and dreaming path, in order to sharpen our focus and our intuitive nature as the years go by. The second half…

Amber Elektra Ηλεκτρα & Aura Avra

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Elektra (Asteroid #130) of Mycenae is the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, first mentioned by Aeschylus in Choephori. She and her brother Orestes killed their mother and her lover Aegisthus, for the murder of their father. In her later evolution, Electra is the daughter of Atlas and Poleon, daughter of the Ocean, or Ishonis,…

Raven, Crow and Magpie Totem and Animism

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – As a dreamer I have a relationship to crow, raven and magpie through my own animism souls attained. They are powerful messengers of the night, during the day. These medicines of the soul-birds are a very powerful path for those who connect with them, or experience their wisdom even without being…

Goddesses of the Ocean Waters

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – Doris of Greek mythology is an Oceanid, her name represents the bounty of the sea as she is a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys. Doris was mother to the fifty ‘Nereids’ including Thetis, who is was mother of Achilles and Amphitrite. The ‘Sea Nymphs’ are the three thousand daughters…

Thunderstorms in the Twilight

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – We have gone too far from earth because of the mind cults has led us away from our body and soul. As earthlings everyone is born, dies and is reborn (reincarnation) from our mother (earth) even the aliens. The Seven Sisters who science called the Pleiades, sit in a…

Voices that Breathe

Vanquishing means to conquer or subdue by superior force, as in battle, control or slavery. This video is about how the wise Grandmother who was once great leader, chief, shaman and leader of ceremonial rites of early pagan and pre-pagan worlds. Not all grandmothers bought this suppression to be vanquished. Try to understand that fairytales…

Pheme, Ossa, Fama – Goddess of Communication

Compiled By Phoenix of Elder Mountain – This wonderful statue of the Goddess Pheme by Eugène-Louis Lequesne shows her holding her horse Pegasus. Pegasus was stolen by Perseus once he killed Medusa who was the guardian of Pegasus. The Greek word Pheme is related to ϕάναι “to speak”, “fame” and “rumor”. The Latin word Fama,…

Dorian Women of Crete, Priestesses of Aphrodite

I did a simple Aphrodite Ceremony (Venus) on the Spring Equinox and I also had a dream at night of a woman speaking Dorian with me (which is a dead language from a few thousand years ago). I made this video in the Moon of Taurus which is ruled by Venus in honor of the…

She Bears

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain (Compilation of the Bear Goddesses with personal writings intermixed) – Bear Goddesses Artemis, Artio, Bendis, Callisto, Hekate, Merope, Mielikki, Mi’kmaq Bear, Ursel and Vanth… “You see and hear that not only in Ephesus, but in almost all of Asia, this Paul has persuaded and turned away a considerable number of people, saying…