In the esoteric tradition the Orphic Egg represents the soul of the philosopher, the serpent symbolizing the Mysteries. The egg signifies the Cosmos as encircled by the fiery Creative Spirit. The egg, a symbol for the earth, around which the snake (a feminine symbol, as is the moon) winds itself. The spiraling snake resembles the path our moon takes - the head and the tip of the serpent’s tail representing the moon’s position at its apparent halt in orbit.
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Zemyna (pronounced zuh-MEE-nah) is the Lithuanian Goddess of the Earth, also known as Zemes Mate in Latvia. She is the archetypical Mother Nature, and brings life to all things. Honored at every birth and every festival, offerings of bread, beer, and herbs were laid on the ground, tied to trees, or thrown into moving water to thank her. Zemyna is the daughter of Saule, Goddess of the Sun, and her husband Meness or Menulis, God of the Moon. Her name means “earth” or “mother of the soil,” and…
Lur is the Basque Mother, the Birth Giver and Creator. Unlimited in all directions, She includes the stars, moon and sun inside her borders. The Earth is alive: she gives birth to the mountains, that grow and rise towards the sky, whilst other places subside. It is believed that inside the Earth, there are subterranean milk streams, inaccessible to men unless they find one of the caverns and gorges that link those places to the surface.