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Re: Theos-World Re: Pope and black Goddess

Nov 21, 2007 04:43 PM
by M K Ramadoss

The joke about Pope and the Lord is a joke. We are all taking it very


On 11/21/07, <> wrote:
>   Christina and all,
> There as long a tradition of the Black Madonna and evenb statues of her to
> still be seen in the West. I might reccomend:
> "The Black Goddess And The Unseen Real" by Peter Redgrove, 1987, ISBN#
> 0-8021-1054-1,
> The Grove Press. Also The Anaclypsis of Geoffrey Higgins as well as Madame
> Blavatsky's Works have content of the varients of the Black Madonna/Goddess.
> Peter Redgrove's Book is a very excellence work well worth reading.
> Regards,
> John
> -------------- Original message --------------
> From: "christinaleestemaker" <<>>
> The left hand walkers have also a black Goddesh, they call Kali.
> O Kali, my mother full of bliss! Enchantress of the almighty Shiva!
> In Thy delirious joy Thou dancest, clapping Thy hands together!
> Thou art the Mover of all that move, and we are but Thy helpless toys.
> -- Ramakrishna Paramhans
> Kali is one of the most well known and worshipped Hindu Goddesses.
> The name Kali is derived from the Hindu word that means "time", and
> that also means "black". Kali in Hinduism, is a manifestation of the
> Divine Mother, which represents the female principle. Frequently,
> those not comprehending her many roles in life call Kali the goddess
> of destruction. She destroys only to recreate, and what she destroys
> is sin, ignorance and decay. She is equated with the eternal night,
> is the transcendent power of time, and is the consort of the god
> Shiva. It is believed that its Shiva who destroys the world, and Kali
> is the power or energy with which Shiva acts. Therefore, Kali is
> Shiva's shakti, without which Shiva could not act. Kali receives her
> name because she devours kala (Time) and then resumes her own dark
> formlessness. This transformative effect can be metaphorically
> illustrated in the West as a black hole in space. Kali as such is
> pure and primary reality (the "enfolded order" in modern physics);
> formless void yet full of potential.
> The Matsyapurana states that Kali began as a tribal Goddess of the
> high mountain region of Mount Kalanjara, which is in north-central
> India and east of the Indus Valley. However, because of the
> relatively recent origin of the Matsyapurana we cannot be certain
> when or where the worship of Kali actually began. We do know however,
> that she was mentioned in the Upanishads, which were written a
> thousand years before the Matsyapurana. In the Vedas the name is
> associated with fire god Agni, the god of fire, who had seven
> flickering tongues of flame, of which Kali was the black, horrible
> tongue
> --- In <>,
> "Konstantin
> Zaitzev" <kay_ziatz@...> wrote:
> >
> > --- In <>,
> "adelasie" wrote:
> >
> > > But here in the USA it's been a joke for some time that
> > > God is "really" a woman.
> >
> > I've heard that some Pope in 60's or 70's said that God is not
> without
> > a female nature, but this pope was soon dismissed and replaced by
> > a more dogmatic one.
> >
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