Tag Archives: Ereshkigal

GMC Poetry: To Ereshkigal

I sing now of the Great Queen of Irkalla Goddess Who dwells in pregnant darkness   Fearsome Queen Corpse Queen   Ereshkigal of the razor eyes and inflamed heart Oft-forgotten sister of bright Inanna   Fearsome Queen Corpse Queen   … Continue reading

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GMC Poetry: Ereshkigal Acrostic

Eternally She dwells in the Great Below Raging and wrathful when rightful boundaries are crossed Enki’s twin, death and decay to mirror His creation She weeps for the infant dead, who never knew life, for She is the Great Mourner … Continue reading

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GMC: Ereshkigal

Ereshkigal, the Queen of the Great Below, or the Sumerian Underworld, is less well known today than Her brighter sister Inanna. The Underworld is also called Irkalla. Sometimes Her name is given as Irkalla, in the same way that in … Continue reading

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August Gods of the Month

The Gods of the Month for August are Ereshkigal, Apis, and the Hindu Ganesh. Ereshkigal is the Sumerian Goddess of the Underworld, the sister of more well-known Inanna. Ereshkigal is an official part of the Neos Alexandria pantheon, but Her … Continue reading

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More Books and Rediscovery Day

Yesterday I went to the South Bend Library Book Sale, and I made out like a bandit! I spent only $33, and got a HUGE bag of over 40 books, most of them good, scholarly stuff on Greece and Egypt, … Continue reading

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