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"Sheela Na Gig... this Celtic Goddess figure is a fertility symbol, a goddess related to death and rebirth and a protector against evil spirits. She is commonly found above doorways. The name 'Sheela na Gig' comes from Gaelic 'Gig', related to the Irish slang for vagina 'gee' or an old English and Scottish word 'gig' or 'geig' meaning the private parts of a woman. This means Sheela na Gig means 'Hag of the vulva'. " ( http://www.goddessgift.net/page76.html

"Sheela Na Gig... this Celtic Goddess figure is a fertility symbol, a goddess related to death and rebirth and a protector against evil spirits. She is commonly found above doorways. The name 'Sheela na Gig' comes from Gaelic 'Gig', related to the Irish slang for vagina 'gee' or an old English and Scottish word 'gig' or 'geig' meaning the private parts of a woman. This means Sheela na Gig means 'Hag of the vulva'. " ( http://www.goddessgift.net/page76.html

Lajja Gauri is a goddess associated with abundance and fertility, and she has been euphemistically described as Lajja (that is, modesty). Yoni (Sanskrit: योनि yoni) is the Sanskrit word for the vagina. Its counterpart is the lingam, interpreted by some as the phallus. It is also the divine passage, womb or sacred temple (cf. lila). The word covers a range of meanings: place of birth, source, origin, spring, fountain, place of rest, repository, receptacle, seat, abode, home, lair, nest…

Lajja Gauri is a goddess associated with abundance and fertility, and she has been euphemistically described as Lajja (that is, modesty). Yoni (Sanskrit: योनि yoni) is the Sanskrit word for the vagina. Its counterpart is the lingam, interpreted by some as the phallus. It is also the divine passage, womb or sacred temple (cf. lila). The word covers a range of meanings: place of birth, source, origin, spring, fountain, place of rest, repository, receptacle, seat, abode, home, lair, nest…

Marie Laveau Voodoo Queen working Her magic by chimeramindstudio.deviantart.com

Marie Laveau Voodoo Queen working Her magic by chimeramindstudio.deviantart.com

Italy’s most ghoulish site, this crypt houses thousands of corpses, fully dressed and hung from hooks. The practice began in 1599 when local priests mummified a holy monk and allowed visitors. Soon regular residents of Palermo wanted to be remembered in this fashion. Bodies are arranged by gender and profession; their facial expressions often eerily visible.

Italy’s most ghoulish site, this crypt houses thousands of corpses, fully dressed and hung from hooks. The practice began in 1599 when local priests mummified a holy monk and allowed visitors. Soon regular residents of Palermo wanted to be remembered in this fashion. Bodies are arranged by gender and profession; their facial expressions often eerily visible.

Hundreds of voodoo followers gathered under a waterfall bath the Haitian voodoo waterfall baptism in Haiti holy water town at the annual celebration. The believers was almost naked, standing under the waterfall danced bidet, I believe it can wash away their sins at the same time bring the next year of good luck and health. Many Haitians believe that, if you do not participate in a voodoo ritual, there will inevitably be his victims!

Hundreds of voodoo followers gathered under a waterfall bath the Haitian voodoo waterfall baptism in Haiti holy water town at the annual celebration. The believers was almost naked, standing under the waterfall danced bidet, I believe it can wash away their sins at the same time bring the next year of good luck and health. Many Haitians believe that, if you do not participate in a voodoo ritual, there will inevitably be his victims!

Voodoo Ceremony, Benin by Henning Christoph (Soul of Africa Museum) Vodun (meaning spirit in the Fon and Ewe languages, pronounced [vodṹ] also spelled Vodon, Vodoun, Vodou, Voudou, Voodoo, etc.) is practised by the Ewe people of eastern and southern Ghana, and southern and central Togo; and the Kabye people, Mina people, and Fon people of southern and central Togo, southern and central Benin. Vodun cosmology centers around the vodun spirits and other elements of divine essence that govern…

Voodoo Ceremony, Benin by Henning Christoph (Soul of Africa Museum) Vodun (meaning spirit in the Fon and Ewe languages, pronounced [vodṹ] also spelled Vodon, Vodoun, Vodou, Voudou, Voodoo, etc.) is practised by the Ewe people of eastern and southern Ghana, and southern and central Togo; and the Kabye people, Mina people, and Fon people of southern and central Togo, southern and central Benin. Vodun cosmology centers around the vodun spirits and other elements of divine essence that govern…

Hoodoo Magick Rootwork: #Voodoo fetish.

Hoodoo Magick Rootwork: #Voodoo fetish.

Altar

Altar

Senufo Kafigeledjo (Oracle Figure), Ivory Coast

Senufo Kafigeledjo (Oracle Figure), Ivory Coast

Sanctuary: #Book and #candles.

Sanctuary: #Book and #candles.