The heart of the goddess: art, myth and meditations of the world's sacred feminine

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Wingbow Press,
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1st ed.

"A collection of more than 70 Goddess figures from cultures throughout the world. Each is a treasure...inspiring us to embody the Goddess's virtues in our lives."-- Yoga Journal

This extraordinary compilation of the art, values and living lessons of Goddess culture dating from 30,000 years ago to the present, from Africa to Hawaii, Siberia to North America, is a multicultural tapestry of artwork, historical background, and meditations organized by the themes of creation, transformation and celebration, bringing focus and expression to the myth and spirituality of the feminine.

"A beautiful excellent resource for information and inspiration from many cultures."--Starhawk, author of The Spiritual Dance and

"...a mythical journey to every corner of the Earth...a delightful book of life-affirming legends, rituals, and images that help us envision a more balanced and creative world."--Riane Eisler, author of The Chalice and the Blade

"What a treasure! Decades of scholarship and oceans of love have been poured into gathering this exquisite collection of goddesses from all the world's wisdom traditions. By gazing at the images and contemplating their stories, I felt myself joyously reclaiming the feminine face of the Holy One.... I love love love this book."--Mirabai Starr, author of God of Love: A Guide to the Heart of Judaism, Christianity & Islam

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