Tag Archives: Kybele

Selections from “365 Goddess”

March 25 Hilaria (Rome) Cybele Themes: Love; Health; Humor; Victory; Strength; Relationships Symbols: Pine; Meteorite Stone; Key About Cybele: A black stone that personified this Roman earth goddess is credited with a successful battle against Hannibal. It this strength, especially … Continue reading

Posted in Asatru, Egyptian, Roman | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GMC Poetry: Kybele alliteration

To challenge myself, I decided to write this poem with 5 words per line instead of 3. Just that small change made this poem much, much harder. Not only does it get harder to think of words that all start … Continue reading

Posted in God of the Month Club, Greek, poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

God of the Month Club: Kybele

“Together come and follow to the Phrygian home of Cybele, to the Phrygian forests of the goddess, where the clash of cymbals ring, where tambourines resound, where the Phrygian flute-player blows deeply on his curved reed, where ivy-crowned maenads toss … Continue reading

Posted in God of the Month Club, Greek, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

GMC poetry: Kybele Acrostic

Knowledge secret and sacred, wild and free Youthful Attis Her dying-and-restructuring lover Boisterous is the sound of the drums, frenzied is the dancing Exuberant are Her worshipers, Her rites filled with sacred ecstasy Lions attend the Mistress of the Wild … Continue reading

Posted in God of the Month Club, Greek | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

September God of the Month Club

So the September God of the Month Club is looking very interesting. The two Gods from the Neos Alexandrian pantheon are Demeter and Kybele. I’m very glad that Demeter came up, because I am working on Her chapter right now … Continue reading

Posted in God of the Month Club, Greek | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Song for Kybele

  On this, Kybele’s holy day Worshipers gather in the dark The drums pound out a deepening sound Firelight flickers, casting an eerie glow The priestess dances Whirling around Feet never touching the ground Her long hair swirls around her … Continue reading

Posted in poetry | Tagged , | Leave a comment

College Art: Rhea-Kybele

One of my favorite devotional activities is making colleges for the Gods. I save them in a large binder that serves as a kind of portable altar, too. This is the college for Rhea-Kybele, the Mountain-Mother.    

Posted in Greek | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment