sacred songs of orpheus

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Sacred Nature, Eros and Environment: Songs of Orpheus Series III – Semele to Number

We begin with the mother of Dionysus scorched by the glory of her divine lover.  Next we hear the tragic story of how humanity came to be.  Followed by a celebration of erotic ecstasy with Aphrodite, Pan, Eros and then as Plotinus suggests we should in his masterpiece “On the Beautiful” we ascend to contemplate … Continue reading

The Sacred Songs of Orpheus Series II: From the Moon to the Seasons

Editor’s Note: Also read Part One of the Sacred Songs of Orpheus. “Clothed all in white, I shun childbirth and coffins alike, and keep myself from eating food that once had life.”  Euripides In the west we are fond of myths about gods shriveling up because we no longer believe in them, as if something … Continue reading