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Δευτέρα, 19 Νοεμβρίου 2012
Leggend of the Descent of the Goddess
Legend of the Descent of the Goddess By Gerald Gardner
the Goddess had never loved, but she would solve all mysteries, even
the mystery of Death, and so she journeyed to the nether lands. The
guardians of the portals challenged her, "Strip off thy garments, lay
aside thy jewels, for nought may ye bring with you into this our land."
So she laid down her garments and her jewels and was bound as are all
who enter the realms of Death, the mighty one.
was her beauty that Death himself knelt and kissed her feet, saying:
"Blessed be thy feet that have brought thee in these ways. Abide with
me, but let me place my cold hand on thy heart." And she replied: "I
love thee not. Why dost thou cause all things that I love and take
delight in to fade and die?" "Lady," replied Death, "'tis age and fate,
against which I am helpless. Age causes all things to wither; but when
men die at the end of time, I give them rest and peace and strength so
that they may return. But you, you are lovely. Return not; abide with
me." But she answered: "I love thee not." Then said Death: "As you
receive not my hand on your heart, you must receive Death's scourge."
"It is fate, better so," she said, and she knelt. Death scourged her and
she cried: "I know the pangs of love." And Death said: "Blessed be,"
and gave her the fivefold kiss, saying: "Thus only may you attain to joy
he taught her all the mysteries, and they loved and were one; and he
taught her all the magics. For there are three great events in the life
of man -- love, death and resurrection in the new body -- and magic
controls them all. To fulfill love you must return again at the same
time and place as the loved ones, and you must remember and love her or
him again. But to be reborn you must die and be ready for a new body; to
die you must be born; without love you may not be born, and this is all