The LLC Rosary of Five Mysteries/Five Solar Seasons by ArchMatrona Georgia

From https://deamatronablog.wordpress.com/rosary-ostara-cycle/

 

Dawn over St Oswalds

Season of mist: Dawn breaks over the 14th century St Oswald’s Parish Church in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, as the rising sun heralds the beginning of March. Its 212 ft spire was referred to by George Eliot as the ‘finest single spire in England’. My mothers family came from this county. Sorella Sophia of the Janite Tradition.

The Ostara Cycle

The SIGNET (any image of the Divine Feminine)

O’ Light

O, First Light of Dawn

O, Mid-Day Light of High Noon

O, Last Twilight of Sunset

O, Midnight Star of Wonder

O, Shining Darkness before the Dawn

We thank The for Thine Eternal Light

The 1st LARGE BEAD

The Silver Star

Silver Star of the Waters

that have laughed all the world into being,

Beyond all knowing is the splendor of your light.

Enfold my spirit in Your mighty hand

that the pure stream of Your force may flow within me

in fhis world, and in all the worlds to come.

The Triad-Three Small Beads

The Triple Eternity Prayer*

Bead 01

Eternal is the Light of Dea Madria

Bead 02

Eternal is the Love of Dea Matria

Bead 03

Eternal is the Life of Dea Matrona

And Glorious is the Eternity of Dea

The 2nd LARGE BEAD

The Silver Star

Silver Star of the Waters

that have laughed all the world into being,

Beyond all knowing is the splendor of your light.

Enfold my spirit in Your mighty hand

that the pure stream of Your force may flow within me

in fhis world, and in all the worlds to come.

The MEDAL (Centerpiece)

Oh Dea

Oh Dea, Dove of Peace

Oh Dea, Rose of Joy

Oh Dea, Apple of Faith

Oh Dea, Star of Hope

Oh Dea, Fora of Love

We thank You, we bless You and we adore You.

The 1st Decade-Ten Small Beads

The Spring Mysteries

High & Mighty, Easter-Dove, May-Flower

Bead 01

Oh Kyria Tethys, Holy Grace, Fountain of Compassion, Love and Mercy, be with us

Bead 02

Oh Kyria Tethys, Holy Grace, Fountain of Compassion, Love and Mercy, be with us

Bead 03

Oh Kyria Tethys, Holy Grace, Fountain of Compassion, Love and Mercy, be with us

Bead 04

Oh Kyria Tethys, Holy Grace, Fountain of Compassion, Love and Mercy, be with us

Bead 05

Oh Kyria Tethys, Holy Grace, Fountain of Compassion, Love and Mercy, be with us

Bead 06

Oh Kyria Tethys, Holy Grace, Fountain of Compassion, Love and Mercy, be with us

Bead 07

Oh Kyria Tethys, Holy Grace, Fountain of Compassion, Love and Mercy, be with us

Bead 08

Oh Kyria Tethys, Holy Grace, Fountain of Compassion, Love and Mercy, be with us

Bead 09

Oh Kyria Tethys, Holy Grace, Fountain of Compassion, Love and Mercy, be with us

Bead 10

Oh Kyria Tethys, Holy Grace, Guardian of the East and Water, be with us

The 3rd LARGE BEAD

The Silver Star

Silver Star of the Waters

that have laughed all the world into being,

Beyond all knowing is the splendor of your light.

Enfold my spirit in Your mighty hand

that the pure stream of Your force may flow within me

in fhis world, and in all the worlds to come.

The 2nd Decade -Ten Small Beads

The Summer Mysteries

Merry Weather, Fire Rose, Bountiful Mother

Bead 01

Oh Kyria Nike, Holy Victory, Flame of Courage, Bravery, and Strength, be with us

Bead 02

Oh Kyria Nike, Holy Victory, Flame of Courage, Bravery, and Strength, be with us

Bead 03

Oh Kyria Nike, Holy Victory, Flame of Courage, Bravery, and Strength, be with us

Bead 04

Oh Kyria Nike, Holy Victory, Flame of Courage, Bravery, and Strength, be with us

Bead 05

Oh Kyria Nike, Holy Victory, Flame of Courage, Bravery, and Strength, be with us

Bead 06

Oh Kyria Nike, Holy Victory, Flame of Courage, Bravery, and Strength, be with us

Bead 07

Oh Kyria Nike, Holy Victory, Flame of Courage, Bravery, and Strength, be with us

Bead 08

Oh Kyria Nike, Holy Victory, Flame of Courage, Bravery, and Strength, be with us

Bead 09

Oh Kyria Nike, Holy Victory, Flame of Courage, Bravery, and Strength, be with us

Bead 10

Oh Kyria Nike, Holy Victory, Guardian of the South and Fire, be with us

The 4th LARGE BEAD

The Silver Star

Silver Star of the Waters

that have laughed all the world into being,

Beyond all knowing is the splendor of your light.

Enfold my spirit in Your mighty hand

that the pure stream of Your force may flow within me

in fhis world, and in all the worlds to come.

The 3rd Decade-Ten Small Beads)

The Autumn Mysteries:

Thread Spinner, Harvest Apple, Blue Skies

Bead 01

Oh Kyria Themis, Holy Justice, Foundation of Law, Order, and Harmony, be with us

Bead 02

Oh Kyria Themis, Holy Justice, Foundation of Law, Order, and Harmony, be with us

Bead 03

Oh Kyria Themis, Holy Justice, Foundation of Law, Order, and Harmony, be with us

Bead 04

Oh Kyria Themis, Holy Justice, Foundation of Law, Order, and Harmony, be with us

Bead 05

Oh Kyria Themis, Holy Justice e, Foundation of Law, Order, and Harmony, be with us

Bead 06

Oh Kyria Themis, Holy Justice, Foundation of Law, Order, and Harmony, be with us

Bead 07

Oh Kyria Themis, Holy Justice, Foundation of Law, Order, and Harmony, be with us

Bead 08

Oh Kyria Themis, Holy Justice, Foundation of Law, Order, and Harmony, be with us

Bead 09

Oh Kyria Themis, Holy Justice, Foundation of Law, Order, and Harmony, be with us

Bead 10

Oh Kyria Themis, Holy Justice, Guardian of the West and Earth, be with us

The 5th LARGE BEAD

The Silver Star

Silver Star of the Waters

that have laughed all the world into being,

Beyond all knowing is the splendor of your light.

Enfold my spirit in Your mighty hand

that the pure stream of Your force may flow within me

in fhis world, and in all the worlds to come.

The 4th Decade-Ten Small Beads

The Winter Mysteries

River Journey, Guiding Star, Hearth & Home

Bead 01

Oh Kyria Metis, Holy Wisdom, Messenger of Intelligence, Intuition, and Creativity, be with us

Bead 02

Oh Kyria Metis, Holy Wisdom, Messenger of Intelligence, Intuition, and Creativity, be with us

Bead 03

Oh Kyria Metis, Holy Wisdom, Messenger of Intelligence, Intuition, and Creativity, be with us

Bead 04

Oh Kyria Metis, Holy Wisdom, Messenger of Intelligence, Intuition, and Creativity, be with us

Bead 05

Oh Kyria Metis, Holy Wisdom, Messenger of Intelligence, Intuition, and Creativity, be with us

Bead 06

Oh Kyria Metis, Holy Wisdom, Messenger of Intelligence, Intuition, and Creativity, be with us

Bead 07

Oh Kyria Metis, Holy Wisdom, Messenger of Intelligence, Intuition, and Creativity, be with us

Bead 08

Oh Kyria Metis, Holy Wisdom, Messenger of Intelligence, Intuition, and Creativity, be with us

Bead 09

Oh Kyria Metis,, Holy Wisdom, Messenger of Intelligence, Intuition, and Creativity, be with us

Bead 10

Oh Kyria Metis,, Holy Wisdom, Guardian of the North and Air, be with us

The 6th LARGE BEAD

The Silver Star

Silver Star of the Waters

that have laughed all the world into being,

Beyond all knowing is the splendor of your light.

Enfold my spirit in Your mighty hand

that the pure stream of Your force may flow within me

in fhis world, and in all the worlds to come.

The 5th Decade-Ten Small Beads

The Quintessence Mysteries

Great Song

Bead 01

Oh Kyria Thea, Holy Vision, Lamp of Illumination, Generosity, and Benevolence, be with us

Bead 02

Oh Kyria Thea, Holy Vision, Lamp of Illumination, Generosity, and Benevolence, be with us

Bead 03

Oh Kyria Thea, Holy Vision, Lamp of Illumination, Generosity, and Benevolence, be with us

Bead 04

Oh Kyria Phoebe, Holy Clarity, Brightness of Reflection, Reason, and Understanding, be with us

Bead 05

Oh Kyria Phoebe, Holy Clarity, Brightness of Reflection, Reason, and Understanding, be with us

Bead 06

Oh Kyria Phoebe, Holy Clarity, Brightness of Reflection, Reason, and Understanding, be with us

Bead 07

Oh Kyria Rhea, Holy Patience, Reservoir of Steadfastness, Discipline, and Self-restraint, be with us

Bead 08

Oh Kyria Rhea, Holy Patience, Reservoir of Steadfastness, Discipline, and Self-restraint, be with us

Bead 09

Oh Kyria Rhea, Holy Patience, Reservoir of Steadfastness, Discipline, and Self-restraint, be with us

Bead 10

Oh Kyria Thea, Holy Vision, Kyria Phoebe, Holy Clarity, Kyria Rhea, Holy Patience, Guardians of the Center and Spirit, be with us

The MEDAL (Centerpiece)

Oh Dea

Oh Dea, Dove of Peace

Oh Dea, Rose of Joy

Oh Dea, Apple of Faith

Oh Dea, Star of Hope

Oh Dea, Fora of Love

We thank You, we bless You and we adore You.

The 2nd LARGE BEAD

The Silver Star

Silver Star of the Waters

that have laughed all the world into being,

Beyond all knowing is the splendor of your light.

Enfold my spirit in Your mighty hand

that the pure stream of Your force may flow within me

in fhis world, and in all the worlds to come.

The Triad-Three Small Beads

The Triple O’ Dea

Bead 01

Eternal is the Light of Dea Madria

Bead 02

Eternal is the Love Dea Matria

Bead 03

Eternal is the Life of Dea Matrona

And Glorious is the Eternity of Dea

The 1st LARGE BEAD

The Silver Star

Silver Star of the Waters

that have laughed all the world into being,

Beyond all knowing is the splendor of your light.

Enfold my spirit in Your mighty hand

that the pure stream of Your force may flow within me

in fhis world, and in all the worlds to come.

The SIGNET (any image of the Divine Feminine)

O’ Light

O, First Light of Dawn

O, Mid-Day Light of High Noon

O, Last Twilight of Sunset

O, Midnight Star of Wonder

O, Shining Darkness before the Dawn

We thank The for Thine Eternal Light

 

Kind regards,
ArchMatrona Georgia Rosenhearth Bonnie-Fire

About the Lucienne Deanic Tradition (an independent Deanic Tradition):

https://deamatronablog.wordpress.com/ click on About

and https://deamatronablog.wordpress.com/2016/10/28/the-lucienne-deanic-tradition/

 

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The Akathist to the Dove of Spring

From https://deanic.com/prayers-and-rites/the-akathist-prayer-to-the-dove-of-spring/

This Akathist (hymn) was inspired by the Orthodox Christian Akathist to the Holy Theotokos (Godbearer). It may be chanted on 1 Columbina, the second day of Eastre. The Akathist to the Dove of Spring consists of seven stanzas of seven verses each. It is interspersed with scripture readings and the Hail Kora mantra prayer.

sophia goddess of wisdom with chalice

The Akathist to the Dove of Spring

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The Akathist may be prayed in full, or by praying only a few stanzas at a time.

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Trace Fora over yourself and say: In the Name of the Mother, and of the Daughter, and of the Great Mother. Blessed is She.

Beginning Prayer:

Blessed is Our Mother God, the Holy One.

She Who is Mari.

She Who is Kora.

She Who is Mysteria.

Blessed is She.

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The Seven bows:

Chant:

Hail, O, Divine Lady, Theia, hail. (bow)

Hail, O, Divine Lady Candra, hail. (bow)

Hail, O, Divine Lady Vicka, hail. (bow)

Hail, O, Divine Lady Sofia, hail. (bow)

Hail, O, Divine Lady Thema, hail. (bow)

Hail, O, Divine Lady Grace, hail. (bow)

Hail, O, Divine Lady Rhea, hail. (bow)

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Silver Star of the Waters, Who has fashioned all the world into being. Beyond all knowing is the splendor of Your Light. Enfold my spirit, within Your mighty Mantle and may the Pure Stream of Your Grace flow within me, in this world and in all the worlds to come. Blessed are You.

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Hail, O, Dove of Peace, O, Shattered Soul,  Hail!

Hail, Holy Soul of the World, O, Divine Temple of Our Spirits, Hail!

Hail, O, Princess of the World, O, Ruler of all Creation, Hail!

Hail, O, Purest Dove, O, Divine Purity, Hail!

Hail, O, Supernal Moon, O, Reflected Light of the Holy One, Hail!

Hail, O, High Priestess, O, Mistress of Priestesses, Hail!

Hail, O, Soteria, O, Savioress, O, Sacrificial One, Hail!

And, as She walked, the children of the Earth threw blossoms before Her, and though Her feet rested on them, yet, they were not bruised. The Mythos of the Divine Maid, VII:1. The Sacred Myths and Rites of the Madrians. 

Hail, Kora, fountain of Grace, glory be to Thee. Blessed art Thou, O, Queen of Heaven and blessed is Thy Divine Mother.

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Hail, O, Divine Star of Midnight, O, Midnight Star of Wonder, Hail!

Hail, O, Holy Dove of the Sacrifice, O, Great Dove of the Waters, Hail! (*)

Hail, O, Divine Maid, O, Shining  One, Hail

Hail, O, Divine Aurora, O, Dawn of Time, Hail!

Hail, O, Sustainer of All Creation, O, Ruler of manifestation, Hail!

Hail, O, Love incarnate in Soul, O, Supernal Love, Hail!

Hail, O, Divine Breath of Nature, O, Primordial Love, Hail!

2) And, She reigned over all the Earth, bringing all Nature back to life and all life back to the true law and rhythm of Nature. And the whole world knew Her as its Princess. 

Hail, Kora, fountain of Grace, glory be to Thee. Blessed art Thou, O, Queen of Heaven and blessed is Thy Divine Mother.

Hail, O, Daughter of the Celestial One, O, Lily of the West,  Hail!

Hail, O, Granddaughter of the Great One, O, Lotus of the East, Hail!

Hail, O, Form of the Celestial One, O, Breath of Nature, Hail!

Hail, O, Form of the Great One, O, Presence in the Wind, Hail!

Hail, O, Divine Love of the Trinity, O, Energy of the Lake, Hail!

Hail, O, Holy Daughter, O, Crescent Moon of the Night, Hail!

Hail, O, Immanent One, O, Soul within and without, Hail!

3) (the latter part of verse 4, Janite edition ) And, She showed them how to offer Sacrifice to the Mother of All Things. 5) And, She said: When the time is come for Me to go from you, still, I shall be with you; and shall never leave you, not for one fragment of an hour until you we are together in completion. 6) But, I shall unite you all who love Me in one great Soul; 7) The highest and the lowest, the living and the dead, those who falter at the door and those who have climbed to the highest tower, all shall be one in My Soul, which I have given to the world, and all shall be nourished in my Spirit.

Hail, Kora, fountain of Grace, glory be to Thee. Blessed art Thou, O, Queen of Heaven and blessed is Thy Divine Mother.

Hail, O, Lady of the Lake, O, Holy Water of Life, Hail!

Hail, O, Fountain of Grace, O, Nourisher of Souls, Hail!

Hail,  O, Daughter of Wisdom, O,  Formatrix of Heaven and Earth, Hail! (**)

Hail, O, Soul of my soul,  O, Nourisher of Spirits, Hail.

Hail, O, Sacred Aurora, O, Soul of Dawn, Hail!

Hail, O, First Dew of Spring, O, First Light of Day, Hail!

Hail, O, Primordial Lily of Purity, O, Radiance of the Heavens, Hail!

4) (10) And the children of Heaven greeted Her, crying, Hail, Princess of the World, Hail, Queen of Heaven. And they placed a crown of stars about Her head. 11) And the blue night was Her cloak, and the stars of the sky, the crown about Her head, and the moon lay at Her feet. And they cried, again, Hail, Queen of Heaven.

Hail, Kora, fountain of Grace, glory be to Thee. Blessed art Thou, O, Queen of Heaven and blessed is Thy Divine Mother.

Hail, Thou Daughter of the High Queen, Hail, O, One with Form.

Hail, O, Dea Filia, O, Daughter God, Hail!

Hail, O, Beloved Kyria, O, Divine Maid, Hail!

Hail, O, Child of Light, O, Granddaughter of Life, Hail!

Hail, Daughter Whose Robe is Celestial Light, O, Mistress of the Seven, Hail.

Hail, O, Holy Presence in Nature, Hail, O, Shimmering Stars of the Night., Hail!

(Janite edition for liturgy):

16) And, She entered the great Temple of Heaven, where the Janati were gathered at the Sacrifice, even as the children of the Earth were gathered around the altar. 

And, She stood at the great Altar and took up a wheaten loaf and spoke, saying: 18) Like to the seed, My Soul was broken and like to the corn did it rise anew. 19) For I am the Corn that is reaped in silence.

And She said, like to the grain was my Soul Shattered between the stones of Fate. And, She broke the bread between Her hands. And, She gave of the fragments of the Bread to the Children of Dea.

And, She poured out Her Spirit from Her hands into a great Chalice, and Her Spirit lay as wine within the Chalice. 23) And She said, Even as You have offered Me bread in Sacrifice, so I give you the bread of My Soul; and as you have poured libations of wine to Me, so I pour out the eternal libation of My Eternal Spirit. 24) And, as it is performed above in the spirit, so is it reflected below in the soul and the spirit, and through the reflection do Earth’s children have part in the Real. 

Hail, Kora, fountain of Grace, glory be to Thee. Blessed art Thou, O, Queen of Heaven and blessed is Thy Divine Mother.

Hail, O, Heart within our hearts, O, Temple within our temple, Hail!

Hail, O, Supreme Being, O, Spirit within our sparks, Hail!

Hail, O, Assumption of our Souls, O, Feminine within femininity, Hail!

Hail, O, First and the last, O, Honored and scorned one, Hail! (1 A)

Hail, O, Queen of the Seven Powers, O, Mistress of the Seven Pillars, Hail,

Hail, O, Queen of the May, O, Queen of the Fey, Hail!

Hail, O, crowned with Stars, O, Mistress of the Moon, Hail!

(Janite edition for liturgy):And, She entered the great Temple of Heaven, where the Janati were gathered at the Sacrifice, even as the children of the Earth were gathered around the altar. 

And, She stood at the great Altar and took up a wheaten loaf and spoke, saying: 18) Like to the seed, My Soul was broken and like to the corn did it rise anew. 19) For I am the Corn that is reaped in silence.

And She said, like to the grain was my Soul Shattered between the stones of Fate. And, She broke the bread between Her hands. And, She gave of the fragments of the Bread to the Children of Dea.

And, She poured out Her Spirit from Her hands into a great Chalice, and Her Spirit lay as wine within the Chalice. 23) And She said, Even as You have offered Me bread in Sacrifice, so I give you the bread of My Soul; and as you have poured libations of wine to Me, so I pour out the eternal libation of My Eternal Spirit. 24) And, as it is performed above in the spirit, so is it reflected below in the soul and the spirit, and through the reflection do Earth’s children have part in the Real.

Hail, O, Hope of my Hope, O, Faith of my faith, Hail.

Hail, O, Mediatrix between Heaven and Earth, O, Divine Centre of Ekklesia, Hail!

Hail, O, Luminous Blessings of the hestia, O, Encompassing Mantle of Compassion, Hail!

Hail, O, Stream of Mercy, O, Clemency of Heart, Hail.

Hail, O, Bread of Soul, O, Wine of Spirit, Hail!

Hail, O, Glittering Snow of Winter, O, Tender Breeze of Spring, Hail.

Hail, O, Supreme Love of my heart, O, Divine Passion of my soul, Hail.

Eternal is the Light of the Mother.

Eternal is the Love of the Daughter.

Eternal is the Life of the Great Mother.

Glorious is the Eternity of Dea.

Let us bless the Holy One.

Blessed is She.

Let us thank the Seven Janati of Power.

Thanks be to the Seven Janati.

Trace Fora over yourself and say: In the Name of the Mother, and of the Daughter, and of the Great Mother. Blessed is She.

ArchMadria Pamela Lanides

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I appear to have inexplicably lost all my previous references. I apologize

1A is: http://gnosis.org/naghamm/thunder.html

* Other Traditions use the holy title of Great Dove of the Waters for the Celestial Mother. For Janites, it is the title of the Holy Daughter.

**: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sophia_(Gnosticism)

 

ArchMadria Pamela Lanides

 

Spring, a Season of the Holy Daughter (Vernal Equinox / 20 March)

From https://deanic.com/2017/03/23/the-sacred-season-of-spring/

 

Quite joyfully, it is the Sacred Season of Spring, the Season of the Holy Daughter as the Great Dove of the Waters.

While some Traditions honor the Celestial Mother as the Great Dove of the Waters, in the Janite Tradition, this title is applied to the Holy Daughter as She is closely associated with East and Water, a feminine Element.

One of  the two ‘Faces/Powers/Forms’ of the Holy Daughter is Madria Grace, Whose feast day is 5 Columbina/March 25.  Madria Grace is the Guardian of East and Water. She is also the Mistress of healing, which we associate with water (sacred wells, etc.). Holy Water, water that has been especially blessed, also conveys, transmits and permeates through-out all that it touches, the Divine Energies of Grace.  And so it is that through Her Face/Form of Madria Grace, the Holy Daughter is very closely associated with the Sacred Element of Water.

(A side-note to priestesses and deaconesses: A reminder that the color of the Element of Water is blue and so blue is the Elemental color of Spring. The colors of the robes of Madria Grace are pink and green. So, it follows that our altar cloths are blue while our veils, shawls/sashes are green/pink. For those who wear the Sacred Symbol pendant of the Season, it is, of course, the Dove.)

As is traditional, we face East when we serve our liturgies and rites. It is indicated in both our liturgy and in our scriptures that when we stand before our own altar on  Earth, we are standing before the Presence the Holy Daughter at the Heavenly altar.

We have come before Your Earthly altar within Ekklesia, in union with the Great Janati Who stand before Your Celestial Altar in Heaven. (The Great Liturgy, Janite edition.)

And She entered the Great Temple of Heaven, where the Seven Janati were gathered at the Sacrifice, even as the Children of Dea were gathered upon the Earth.

And She stood at the Great Altar and took up a wheaten loaf and spoke, saying: (The Great Liturgy, and verses 16 and 17 of The Mythos of the Divine Maid (Kora),  Janite editions.

For we know that as we stand before this altar within Ekklesia, we stand, at once, before Your Celestial Altar, which is both in Heaven and in every place where Your children come together in Your Name. (The Great Liturgy, Janite edition and the Rite of Sacrifice).

When I first entered the Deanic world, it took me a long time to get used to the Cardinal directional/Elemental system that we received from the Madrians. But now, I would never consider using any other system, whether Eastern or Western. The system we inherited from our fore-sisters is perfect for our Faith, for the Mysteries, for the Times, for the Seasons… it is ultimate perfection in every way and a great Blessing for all Deanic devotees.

 

I slowly came to understand that Water is the most appropriate Element for East and Spring because it renews and replenishes all life, just as Spring brings forth a great renewal and replenishing of manifest Creation.

Water, when blessed, becomes a carrier of the information, intent and energies of grace. It becomes holy water which cleanses our souls and renews our spirits.  Not only does it purify us from within, but it also washes impurities from our bodies. And so, Water cleans and rejuvenates us on both the inside and the out.

This integral interconnection of Water with the Sacred Season of Spring is reflected in the dewdrop on a newly budded flower. It’s luminosity shines within the grace-filled waters of Lustration, Baptism and Mikvah. It refracts the Seven into rainbow-hued facets of the One Diamond of Dea.

It is through Water that Life is born. It is through Water that Life is renewed. It is through Water that life is resurrected.

Water is associated with priestesshood. Where the Element of Water embodies intuition, spiritual cleansing, spiritual purity, primordial emotion, grace, psychic sensitivity and the attuning of the subconsciousness, all of which are embedded in the priestesshood, it may be considered the Second Primary Element of the Priestesshood after Spirit.

The Great Dove of the Waters.

We have now seen how the Holy Daughter is intimately associated with the Element of Water. How is She the Great Dove?

We must remember that in the ancient world, the dove was always the symbol of the goddess. To those of the time of Jesus, the dove symbol of the Holy Spirit would have readily been recognized as a Feminine symbol. (See this great article: http://ancestorsandarchetypes.weebly.com/dove-goddess.html).

And more and more, many Christians have come to realize what the ancient Syrian Christians believed and taught: the Holy Spirit is Feminine.

We read in Genesis (the origins of which predates Judaism) And the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters. The Spirit of God was the Feminine Holy Spirit Whose symbol is the Dove.

Sophia is often said to appeared in the form of a White Dove. 1)

There are many Christians who believe that Sophia and the Holy Spirit are One. 2)

The Dove is the primary Symbol of the Holy Daughter, Who, in Janite Tradition, is image-based upon the Divine Sophia. The Holy Daughter, She Who is the Daughter of Light, She Who is the Daughter of Wisdom, is the Three-fold Dove: the Great Dove of the Waters, the Dove of the Sacrifice and the Dove of Peace. (The Dove of Sacrifice is from our liturgy.)

The Holy Daughter, Water, East, Dove, Madria Grace, Dawn and Spring, all are both mystically and symbolically intertwined to weave the whole Mystery that is the Resurrection of All Life. For not only does She share Her Soul with us, but She gathers the Divine Sparks within us and carries them back to Her Mother, where we may drink from the Waters of the Eternal Spring.

ArchMadria Pamela Lanides

  1. Barcelona 2004, Edges of Experience, Memory and Emergence, edited by Lyn Cowan, Daimon, 2006
  2. Heracleon and Ptolemy tell us that the dove symbolizes ‘Sophia, the Mother above.’
  3. https://aras.org/sites/default/files/docs/00024Birds.pdf

The Madrian Rosary of Five Mysteries/Five Solar Seasons

The Madrian Rosary of Five Mysteries/Five Solar Seasons

The Madrian Priestess, Madria Olga Lotar, wrote extensively about the importance of praying the rosary. We are fortunate to have her writings on the rosary which were given to ArchMatrona Georgia E. B. Cobb of the Lady of Light Chantry.

Madria Olga indicated that the rosary had more than human origins, a viewpoint that is shared by Traditional Catholics. It is further stated that the Madrian Sisters, when in contemplation, had been directed to attribute each decade to one of the points of the Great Pentacle of the year (the Wheel of the Year) and to the corresponding seasonal and elemental Mysteries, all sorts of things suddenly began to fall into place one after another. Even with meditations on more or less arbitrary sets of events (such as those used in the Christian system), the Rosary has always possessed great power. But, when it is brought together with the five-seasoned Madrian year and its structure of Mysteries, it is as if the correct key had been found for a complicated lock. Dozens of tumblers click smoothly into place and the great oak door of the high-walled rose-garden swings open on its mighty hinges.

One sister wrote, ‘The amazing thing was that the system was so complete, so simple, so perfect. It wasn’t just that a sudden inspiration had unblocked a subconscious train of thought…. ages later we and others were still discovering how neatly and logically the parts of the system fitted together and new things fitted into it–things we had never even thought of . Nothing is forced or contrived, nothing is even accidental; the system is absolute because it is Divine. (1)

Madria Olga later states that: For the Rosary is a system of prayer and meditation, but it is also something more than that. It is a method put into our hands by Our Lady, Herself, by which we may attune our relativity feeble powers of prayer and meditation to certain cosmic laws which are beyond the power of human understanding.

As it says in the (Madrian) Catechism, ‘each Rosary is not only a thing said and done, but a thing created.’ The making (praying) of the Rosary is regarded as a special gift from the soul to its Creatrix and those who make (pray) the Rosary regularly bring themselves especially close to Her heart.” (1)

(1) All quotes are from Madria Olga Lotar in her paper, An Introduction to the Rosary.
https://web.archive.org/web/20140718091318/http://kyrianblog.wordpress.com/2014/04/20/rosary-day/

The Rosary is usually a looped string of beads (though it may also be a cord containing knots).

Illustration of a Madrian Rosary
Illustration of a Madrian Rosary

Arranged:

5 groups of 10 decade beads/knots
5 single beads/knots separating them

The closed loop represents both the walled rose-garden and eternity.

Begin by composing yourself in quietness, then make the Pentacle upon yourself and say the Rosary Prayer before starting.

Rosary Prayer

Beloved Kyria,
Who have suffered in a way I cannot understand
that You might come to me,
I offer You my hand;
lead my soul into the garden of the Rosary,
that she may rest among the mystic roses of Your love.

On the single bead

Prayer of Eternity

Eternal is the Light of the Mother,
Eternal is the Love of the Daughter,
Eternal is their completion
in the wholeness of the Absolute;
And glorious is Eternity.

On each bead of the decades

Silver Star of the Waters

Silver Star of the Waters,
Who have laughed all the world into being,
Beyond all knowing
is the splendour of Your Light.
Enfold my spirit in Your mighty hand
that the pure stream of Your force
may flow within me,
in this world
and in all the worlds to come.

Each decade represents one of the 5 Great Mysteries.
Beginning at Earth and Autumn, we move sunwise, meditating on the Mysteries of each as we pray:

Earth; Autumn; the Golden Apple; the Mystery of Divine Life, Ground of all being.
Air; Winter; the Star; the Mystery of the Nativity.
Spirit; Moura; the Fora; the Mystery of the death of Our Lady.
Water; Spring; the Dove; the Mystery of the resurrection of Our Lady.
Fire; Summer; the Rose; the Mystery of the Rose of the World; complete personal assumption in the Mother.

Although a child can say the Rosary, a lifetime cannot exhaust its depth.
The Rosary is a powerful generator of spiritual energy as well as a purifying force.
Each completed Rosary not only confers great spiritual benefit on the individual, but is a real force for good in the world.
Regarded as a personal sacrifice, the Rosary is a small but beautiful gift to our Lady.

Di Jana companion on our soul path

Di Jana companion on our soul path

During the Sacred Season of Winter, Madria Dea manifests onto the manifest planes as World Soul Di Jana, (Di Jah-na), bringing Holy Hope and Divine Unconditional Love to all wandering souls. For Clan Jana, the Holy Daughter is the Divine Gate of Gentle Light through Whom we find our way back to Union in Perfection. She is Divine. She is God in Her Earthly Form. (Some are not sure of the Trinity and see the Daughter as the Mother’s actions in these worlds.)

During the Sacred Season of Moura, Di Jana suffers in Her descent through the lower vibrational levels and searches for all lost souls, She is our Soteria and  Parakleton (see note).

During the Sacred Season of Spring, Di Jana triumphs in spreading Heaven’s harmony, as Princess of the World, She guides and teaches us how to pray and commune with Dea during rites as Priestess of the World and leads awakened souls back through the Gateway to Perfect Re-Union with Perfect Love, as Queen of Heaven.

The Feast of Coronation / Exaltation of Di Jana as Queen of Heaven – Regina Coeli shows those of us on the manifest planes that we shall follow the World Soul into Heavenly Spirit (Mother Mari, Supernal Sun, Divine Life, Love and Perfection.)

soul as a dove

Soul as a dove

The Way of Love

Heaven, Perfection, the Pleroma, Perfect Union with Deity or however one thinks of our true home is the highest level of Being for all and we all traverse our Sacred Paths, Paths that are life, the life of Life, Herself, within Her Body (and so we are never separate from Her). We each have an eternity to pass from limitation, the illusion of separateness and the divisions of evil and suffering to the State of perfect union within eternal and infinite harmony.

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Each individual soul is eternally unique. Each is an expression of Dea. All souls must tread their own Path, but all are part of the One Life, Light and Love which are Divine Being, Divine Energy and Divine Harmony. Our only guiding Principle is That which is She. When we search for our path, we search for our life, for our life is our path and our path is our life.

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This path is the process of magnification or, as it is also widely known, deification. It is the process by which each particle of Her Body or, as our True Selves are known in Gnosticism, each spark of Her Spirit, finds their way back Home. The Sacred Moments (aka enlightenment) of each being marks the Completion of Her Will and is the Moment that is eternal and It’s potency and greatness are infinite.

How do we reach our individual Sacred Moment? We reach it by choosing the Way of Love. Each choice we make either leads us further up the Path of the Spiraling Staircase towards Dea or it takes us down a step or two away from Her. Each and every choice of thought, word and action within each moment of every day leads us either towards Perfect Union within Dea or deeper down into limited existence. The choice is always ours to make.

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The Way of Love is the simplest way of all and yet, it is the richest and the most profound. “The prime consideration is that love governs your all, love for She, love of yourself, love for every soul and creature and thing, for all are Her’s— the Way of Love”.

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“The Way of Love is our guiding Rule, by She, gently, in the dignity, gracefulness and strength of love, increasingly strive that Love be the source and quality of your every thought, word and act, that you be filled with love and send forth only intentions formed by love, that love be the air you breathe and ever the whole of you, for this is the way you shall return to Love Herself, even to the perfect Union with She Who is Mother of All, the Holy One and the Way of Love is the perfect knowledge that leads to Perfect Love. Blessed is She.”

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Our souls are our spirits wrapped in karma. Each soul is bound by karma or moira. Karma or moira only dissolves when the soul walks the Way of Love. This is not an easy path. It demands of us the daily practice of the Supernal Virtues of the Seven Great Genaie.

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The awakened soul understands that Love is All and that there is truly nothing that is outside of the All of Love. The Prime Essence of All Being is Love and therefore, with each and every one of us, the whole of our being must also become Love in order to eternally join with Love. It is not enough to live in love, we must become love. Once the soul becomes love, karma or moura dissolves; we are freed from all suffering and hardship and we become one with Love, Herself.

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Once every being has reached the Eternal State of Pure Love, then will all worlds, all realms be wholly perfect, though this process takes a vast amount of aeons.

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Dea allowed us to come here of our own free will. The Path of Return is that of the all consuming Love of Her fiery Rose Heart whose spark is within the temple of our own hearts, the temple of which is in the form of a rose. The Path of Return is the Path of Love.

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May the Holy Mother bless you,

ArchMadria Pamela Lanides

http://matronite.wordpress.com/2015/09/25/the-way-of-love-2/

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Parakleton
Etymology
From παρά ‎(pará, “beside”) + κλητος ‎(klētos, “called, invited [one]”)

Pronunciation[edit]
(5th BC Attic): IPA: /paráklɛ͜ɛtos/
(1st BC Egyptian): IPA: /parákleːtos/
(4th AD Koine): IPA: /paráklitos/
(10th AD Byzantine): IPA: /paráklitos/
(15th AD Constantinopolitan): IPA: /paɾáklitos/
Adjective[edit]
παράκλητος • ‎(paráklētos) m, f ‎(neuter παράκλητον); second declension

Called to aid, helping
(substantive) legal assistant, advocate
(substantive) One of who speaks on behalf: mediator, intercessor
(substantive) comforter, helper
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/παράκλητος

Sacred Month of Grace May 16 – June 12

Sacred Month of Grace May 16 – June 12

For my predecessors in the Deanic Faith this month was named Hera. Its sacred meaning of the Heroine Month, or Saint Month.

This is based upon one etymology among several.
There were 2 groups of Madrians, 1 the publicity seeking, lesbian separatists and 2 the more secretive gendar inclusive group from which Clan Jana originates. So in future I will number the source Madrian1 and Madrian2.

“Hera as being someone who ultimately has achieved their Sacred Moments. They no longer need to incarnate and they are assumed and Transformed into Pure Love and live in Perfect Union with the Holy One, Our Divine Mother God. Though a person has achieved enlightenment, that does not necessarily mean that they have been assumed into the Supernal Realm. We can think of Quan Yin as an example. I also don’t necessarily equate achieving enlightenment, or what I call Gnosis with being Transformed into Perfect Love. I don’t really think miracles are necessary. That is more of a Catholic requirement.”
ArchMadria Pamela of Clan Jana

“Just because a Hera is able to perform miracles, it doesn’t necessarily follow that we need proof of them.”
Madria Kathi

In the Madria Olga Lotar Documents, the definition of an Hera is: “A spiritually advanced soul, who has gained enlightenment or Realization and is able to perform miracles.” (Madrian2).

The Madrian1 definition: “A hera is someone who has attained spiritual perfection and freed herself from the wheel of birth and death. They are concerned with helping others to follow them and may take human form”.

Etymology
“The name of Hera admits a variety of mutually exclusive etymologies; one possibility is to connect it with Greek ὥρα hōra, season, and to interpret it as ripe for marriage and according to Plato ἐρατή eratē, “beloved”[4] as Zeus is said to have married her for love.[5] According to Plutarch, Hera was an allegorical name and an anagram of aēr (ἀήρ, “air”).[6] So begins the section on Hera in Walter Burkert’s Greek Religion.[7] In a note, he records other scholars’ arguments “for the meaning Mistress as a feminine to Heros, Master.” John Chadwick, a decipherer of Linear B, remarks “her name may be connected with hērōs, ἥρως, ‘hero’, but that is no help, since it too is etymologically obscure.”[8] A. J. van Windekens,[9] offers “young cow, heifer”, which is consonant with Hera’s common epithet βοῶπις (boōpis, “cow-eyed”). R. S. P. Beekes has suggested a Pre-Greek origin.[10] Her name is attested in Mycenaean Greek written in the Linear B syllabic script as 𐀁𐀨, e-ra, appearing on tablets found in Pylos and Thebes.[11]”
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hera

HERA was the Queen of the gods, and goddess of the sky, women and marriage.
Her Greek myths http://www.theoi.com/Olympios/HeraMyths.html

Hera

The polos is the only attribute of the Queen of Heaven
“Portrayed as majestic and solemn, often enthroned, and crowned with the polos (a high cylindrical crown worn by several of the Great Goddesses)…”
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hera

Negatives:
Revenge on Zeus
Hera was a very jealous and vengeful wife. She wanted Zeus all to herself, but Zeus cheated on her constantly with other goddesses and with mortal women. Hera often took out her revenge on the women who Zeus loved and the children they had with Zeus.

Heracles
One example of Hera’s revenge is the story of the hero Heracles who was Zeus’s son by the mortal woman Alcmene. Hera first tried to kill Heracles as a baby by sending two serpents to his bed, but this failed when Heracles killed the serpents. She later caused Heracles to go mad and kill his wife and children. As punishment for killing his family, Heracles was forced to perform the Twelve Labors. Hera made these labors as difficult as possible, hoping that Heracles would be killed.

Some of the women and goddesses that Hera exacted revenge on included Callisto, Semele, Io, and Lamia.

A nymph named Echo was given the job of distracting Hera from Zeus’s affairs. When Hera discovered what Echo was doing, she cursed Echo into only repeating the last few words that others said to her (this is where the modern word “echo” comes from).”
http://www.ducksters.com/history/ancient_greece/hera.php

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This name was chosen to replace the Roman month of Juno/June.

Etymology
“The name Juno was also once thought to be connected to Iove (Jove), originally as Diuno and Diove from *Diovona.[4] At the beginning of the 20th century, a derivation was proposed from iuven- (as in Latin iuvenis, “youth”), through a syncopated form iūn- (as in iūnix, “heifer”, and iūnior, “younger”). This etymology became widely accepted after it was endorsed by Georg Wissowa.[5]”

Iuuen- is related to Latin aevum and Greek aion (αιών) through a common Indo-European root referring to a concept of vital energy or “fertile time”.[6] The iuvenis is he who has the fullness of vital force.[7] In some inscriptions Jupiter himself is called Iuuntus, and one of the epithets of Jupiter is Ioviste, a superlative form of iuuen- meaning “the youngest”.[8] Iuventas, “Youth”, was one of two deities who “refused” to leave the Capitol when the building of the new Temple of Capitoline Jove required the exauguration of deities who already occupied the site.[9] Juno is the equivalent to Hera, the Greek goddess for love and marriage. Juno is the Roman goddess of love and marriage. Ancient etymologies associated Juno’s name with iuvare, “to aid, benefit”, and iuvenescendo, “rejuvenate”, sometimes connecting it to the renewal of the new and waxing moon, perhaps implying the idea of a moon goddess.[10]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juno_(mythology)

hera1

Deanic Etymology

“Some etymologists would prefer to assume Juno’s name is derived from a word meaning “youth” as in “juvenile”, and that Juno is a personification of the “youthful” or “new” moon. In my mind, this assumption is a clear case of Patriarchal “solarization” of all things masculine and “lunation” of all things feminine. To me, Ju-no, like Ju-peter are the feminine and masculine forms of the same title. The initial syllible Ju/Deju from “deiywu” means “divine” literally “shining”, “daylight sky”, (not “moonlight night”). The second syllables ”no” or “peter” designate the gender of the person as feminine/queen/mother or masculine/king/father. So Ju-no means Divine/Shining-Queen Mother as Ju-peter means Divine/Shining-King/Father.”
ArchMatrona Georgia

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Cults of Juno were well established in the Italic states surrounding Rome from antiquity. She was the principle deity of many towns, representing rulership and strength.

Juno was also widely connected with women’s issues. In Latium and Rome, she was the goddess of childbirth in her guise of Juno Lucina. To Ovid, the name ‘Lucina’ is derived from lux or in the plural form luces- the latin for ‘light’, particularly daylight.

Cicero , on the other hand associated it with lucere ‘to shine,’ specifically the moon at night and attributed the name to Juno because of this connection between the moon and the length of pregnancy.

June: The Month of Juno?

As Rome’s Queen of the gods, Juno’s transformation was complete. ‘I love no nation more’ says the Juno of Ovid’s Fasti.

But did the Roman’s love their chief goddess enough to name the month of June after her?

The Ovid’s Juno certainly believed this was the case. “Why call me regina ‘queen’ and princeps goddess, why place the golden sceptre in my hand? Shall days or luces make a month and title me ‘lucina’ and I draw no month’s name?” says the goddess.

But in the Fasti, other dieties appear to argue against Juno’s belief. The goddess Juventas claims that June is named – like Juno herself – from the iuventas, the young people, one of the two age specific groups Romulus divided the roman people into.

The Goddess Concordia attributes the month’s name to an event from the same era but this time referring to iunctus-the joining of the Roman and Sabine communities.

But interestingly, according to Macrobius’s Saturnalia , the month of June was known as Junonius or ‘of juno’ by the Latins of Aricia and Praeneste (1.12.30), suggesting the Roman’s may have inherited the name of the month along with the goddess.

The jury is out on whether the Romans named June after their queen of the gods. But she is certainly the goddess we most associate with the month today.

http://decodedpast.com/roman-goddess-juno-month-of-june/10241
About Natasha Sheldon
Natasha Sheldon studied ancient history and archaeology at Leicester and Bristol Universities in the UK. She was awarded the Arnold Wycombe Gomme prize for Ancient History and holds a BA honours in ancient history and archaeology and a MA in ancient history and historiography.
Natasha researches and writes mainly on the subjects of ancient history and archaeology. Her specialist area is Roman history. Both of her dissertations in the field of magic and religion in the Roman Empire have been published. They are: The Origins and Meaning of Roman Witchcraft and Roman Magic and Religion in Late Antiquity. Natasha is currently involved in further research in this area.

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Given Name LUCINA
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: loo-SEEN-ə (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Derived from Latin lucus meaning “grove”, but later associated with lux “light”. This was the name of a Roman goddess of childbirth.

All about Juno
https://witchesofthecraft.com/2014/06/21/deity-of-the-day-for-june-21-is-juno-goddess-of-marriage/

Hera and Juno – the similarities and differences

“Most of the people thought that Juno was just a counterpart of Hera, and the only difference between them is the country their myths came from, but now we know that Juno and Hera were not just similar in every way but different in some ways also. Hera was the goddess who was famous for her jealousy of her husband’s, Zeus’s, girlfriends and her vengeful nature while Juno wasn’t. She was more of the protective calm mother. Juno was associated with the moon, and was called the moon goddess, but Hera had nothing to do with moons.”
http://myths.e2bn.org/mythsandlegends/userstory20445-hera-vs-juno.html

“Juno’s own warlike aspect among the Romans is apparent in her attire. She often appeared sitting pictured with a peacock[3] armed and wearing a goatskin cloak. The traditional depiction of this warlike aspect was assimilated from the Greek goddess Hera, whose goatskin was called the ‘aegis’.”
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juno_(mythology)

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Clan Jana – Charis [KAR-is] meaning Grace.

Joseph H. Thayer made some significant observations concerning the meaning of charis: “that which affords joy, pleasure, delight, sweetness, charm, loveliness…good-will, loving-kindness, favor… charis is used pre-eminently of that kindness by which God [Dea] bestows favors even upon the ill-deserving, and grants to sinners the pardon of their offences, and bids them accept of eternal salvation through Christ [Di Jana].”
https://www.studylight.org/language-studies/greek-thoughts/index.cgi?a=30

Psalm 98 – Our Lady reigns, let the people rejoice

Psalm 98 – Our Lady reigns, let the people rejoice

Immaculate Heart of Mary, Queen of Heaven

PSALM 98: Our Lady Reigns

Our Lady Reigns, let the people rejoice: She sits on the High Throne of Heaven. Great in Ekklesia is Thy glory, O Lady: and in Cosmos,
shines forth Thy magnificence. Sing before Her, ye harmonious choirs: and adore Her throne, for it is holy. In Her Flames the Fire of Love
and round about Her are those who worship Her. Her Seven Laws are before our eyes: and the rule of compassion is in Her heart.

Psalter of Our Lady
These 150 psalms are taken from the Psalter of the Blessed Virgin Mary written by St. Bonaventure and have been painstakingly adapted by
Mr Glenn King and Madria Pamela Lanides. These psalms are taken from the Living Stream in the West.

For the most part, we have removed archaic language however, Thee and Thou, when referring to Our Lady, denotes honor and the respect
that is due to Her.

Our thanks to Mr. King for this valuable service to the Filianic/Deanic community.

Adaption of

St. Bonaventure
The Psalter of the blessed Virgin Mary
http://www.intratext.com/x/eng0026.htm

Isis Mistress of Heaven

isis Goddess of the Throne

Isis Mistress of Heaven

In the beginning there was Isis: Oldest of the Old, She was the Goddess from whom all Becoming Arose. She was the Great Lady, Mistress of the two Lands of Egypt, Mistress of Shelter, Mistress of Heaven, Mistress of the House of Life, Mistress of the word of God. She was the Unique. In all Her great and wonderful works She was a wiser magician and more excellent than any other God.

Thebes, Egypt, Fourteenth Century BC

http://adishakti.org/_/Great_Goddess_25000_BC.htm#sthash.pod4yjzj.dpuf

Ishtar Queen of Heaven, the Goddess of the Universe

Ishtar Queen of Heaven, the Goddess of the Universe

These 2 parts may be sections of the same prayer of praise or just mixed together by an editor.

mama_mary__queen_of_heaven_and_earth_by_jmamante02

Mama Mary – Queen of Heaven and Earth by jmamante02

Unto Her who renders decisions, Goddess of all things,
Unto the Lady of Heaven and Earth who receives supplication;
Unto Her who hears petition, who entertains prayer;
Unto the compassionate Goddess who loves righteousness;
Ishtar the Queen, who suppresses all that is confused.

To the Queen of Heaven, the Goddess of the Universe,
the One who walked in terrible Chaos and brought life by the Law of Love;
And out of Chaos brought us harmony, and from Chaos
Thou has led us by the hand.

– Babylon, Eighteenth to Seventh Century BCE

https://goddessinspired.wordpress.com/2012/06/10/inanna-sumerian-mother-goddess-queen-of-heaven-and-earth/

AND

Prayer to Ishtar

Queen of Heaven, Goddess of the Universe,
You are the holy one of women and men.
The one who walked in terrible chaos,
And brought life by the law of love,
And out of chaos brought us harmony,
And from chaos She has led us by the hand.

Woman of women, Goddess knows no equal,
She who decrees the destiny of people,
Highest Ruler of the Worlds,
Sovereign of the Heavens,
Goddess, even of those who live in heaven.
With Ishtar, there is counsel and wisdom.

The fate of everything She holds in Her hand.
Joy comes from Her every glance.
She is the power, the magnificence.
She is the Spirit that guides.
Be it maiden or mother,
Women remember Her,
And call Her name, O Shining One.

You stop the anger of all other deities.
You care for the oppressed and the mistreated,
Each day offering them your help.
You are the one who gleams the brightest,
In the midst of all other deities.

written 1600 B.C.
From a graphic Prayer to Ishtar

Ishtar, can be replaced by Jana, Anna, Inanna, Rhianne, whichever name for immanent Dea you find most meaningful.

Exaltia

Exaltia

black-madonna_mother-of-god-of-ostra-brama-mother-of-mercy_lithuania-vilna

Black Madonna Mother of God of Ostra Brama, Mother of Mercy Lithuania, Vilna

Our Lady is exalted among the daughters of Heaven.

Shining Inanna, Star of the Sea,

Robed in celestial light.

She abases the cruel and proud,

And hearkens to the plea of the lowly.

The rich who deny her godhead find not contentment,

But blessed is the humblest of Her servants.

She delivers the captive into Her care,

And takes the hand of the fallen.

May the whole world praise Thee, beloved Inanna,

May Thy glory be told of in all the earth.

Let them exalt Thy dominion

And Thy valiant courage

And glorify Thy holy Name.

Have mercy on Thy servant who gives Thee blessing

And take Thy servant’s hand in need and suffering.

In illness and distress give Thy servant the gift of life

May Thy servant go forever in joy and delight

To magnify Thy holy Name

Before all the peoples of the world.

The earliest surviving version of this prayer is about 4,000 years old

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I make this gender neutral by replacing her with their, them, they and she with Thy servant.

I have a small booklet Mythos of the Divine Maid, it is at the back of that and also in The Sacred Myths and Rites of the Madrians by Philip Jackson on page 47 and 48. My version is on a smaller page and has hand drawn flowering borders but the wording is exactly the same. I did not find the ancient version (4,000 years old) on the internet, as it came from a book or manuscript in the 1970s.

Inanna, can be replaced by Jana, Anna, Rhianne, whichever name for immanent Dea you find most meaningful.