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The holy grail, symbol of the union of male and female.

One of my favorite temples is the one in Java, Candi Sukuh. This because of the Mayan style pyramid and also because of the visual representation of yoni and lingam. Something that is more stylized in Indian temples. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sukuh Mostly they are called Shiva lingams, even if the yoni part clearly sits under it. The …

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Hypothesis: Rock relief of Aslantaş, Göynüş Valley in Turkey, is a depiction of Potnia Theron

A hypothesis that the rock relief of Aslantaş, Göynüş Valley in Turkey, is a depiction of Potnia Theron.  The head is missing, the cave is the womb of the figure at the exact level of the womens genitals, where the legs end.  I disagree with the current tomb explanation. This is the proposed depiction, the head …

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Worldwide iconographic relations of Medusa to Kali, Kirthimukha, KaliMukha and Chaupiñamca, Coatlicue, Melusine

Observation made by Stijn van den Hoven KaliMukha, Kirthimukha (temple faces) are identical to the Medusa and Kali imagery and seen in many other cultures as well as a fanged monster, mostly associated with serpents or serpent hair. We even see the same karakter back in the Chavin culture, with fangs, snake hair and recognizable …

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Astronomical myth/god parallels between India, Sumeria, Greece and the Bible.

Krishna and his brother Balarama fighting Aristasura. This post started of researching the parallels between Krishna stories and Hercules labours. The origins in my opinion, lay in astronomy. To the end of this post a story starts to emerge if all things and history is taken into consideration, that might rewrite current known history. Hercules …

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Why there are crabs, turtles or scarab at base of obelisks.

This post adresses the meaning of obelisks. Not as a phallic symbol but as the pillar of heaven. After an 2016 article of Bibhu Dev Misra (links to credit below) where he links mount meru to the cosmic turtle and bixi turtle i started digging deeper in this particular worldly symbolism.  Fb post Https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10208065101415876&id=1549665433  Blogarticle …

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