Universal symbols for Mother~Goddess Rising~Conjuring by the Moon Mother's day tribute 2014

Universal symbols for Mother: Goddess Rising~ Conjuring by the Moon

In honor of mother’s day, May 11Th, 2014  I want to share a pearl in relation to conjuring that represents a very potent aspect of creating a successful ritual. Symbols!  

Symbols have been created and used throughout history providing human kind with a link to our environment, through the subconscious mind.  In order for human kind to understand the cycles of nature, that are duplicated in every living thing on this planet, woman and man began to create tokens or totems that correlated with these specific occurrences.  Many of the totems created were linked to every day living and life cycles such as birth, death, rebirth, through the life span of humans and most potently mother nature.
As you know people and life on this planet have cycles of life, we are born, we live, we thrive and then we die, these totems were a link to this very natural but sometimes baffling and most times emotionally stressful process.
Mother symbols are the most prolific of these symbols that have been created throughout earths history, the longest symbol having been found well over 8,000 years ago.  Figurines of the Goddess as mother of the earth and all of life was seen as the center of the universe, having the power to give pleasure, to create life, sustain life inside and outside of the womb and then pass on, and thus only to be reborn through the earth.

Interestingly science is now at a point within its evolution that has now expanded beyond disbelief of the concept of past lives. New scientific tests on human beings and new discoveries of how our brains and bodies work are unfolding everyday. The merging of both spiritual concepts and science is now becoming a fast reality.  Although I am not a scientist, I do believe that reincarnation and past lives happen and that our subconscious holds all of those experiences and memories like a labyrinth. Within this labyrinth contains jewels, these jewels are waiting to be triggered, when we use symbols that speak to us, these jewels are then released into our conscious minds and a new process begins. Higher self attainment, increased self understanding brings about increased self worth, increased self worth allows us to embrace our true identity and thus when we do this, we begin to shed all of the “not self” and find our authentic selves and live our lives without regret and in total power and submission to who we truly are! No more fighting the “not self”, we shall find it by releasing our subconscious triggers using symbols.

I believe that when conjuring with these symbols they can and will empower and infuse a ritual with all the essence of the Mother Goddess, sealing our intention with a subconscious, yes! And therefore bring about a higher degree of success!
Our subconscious has within its many layers triggers that we do not perceive consciously. I believe that these “triggers” are not only attitudes or perceptions we have created while experiencing this life, but also perceptions and attitudes we’ve created in past lives.  Now that packs a punch! 

So how do we use these symbols?  It’s simple,  all we do is discover which symbols resonate with us, study them, embody them and then use them. It can be a picture, a statue, a book, a quote, it can be laid upon your alter, placed under your pillow at night used when you do rituals for moon conjuring, doing this provides a bridge from your subconscious to your conscious mind and unlocks the jewel to infused and used as a personal power totem.

Let’s take a  look at some of these universal mother symbols after all as women we are all apart of the divine feminine matrix and creatrix force, whether we have our own children, or if we have created a cocoon and safe haven for other peoples children or we create outside of the womb, we are all in fact MOTHERS.

Triple Mother Goddess: The three aspects of the goddess are:
The Maiden (Greek Persephone), pure, innocent, vibrant life force and a representation of new beginnings as shown in the New moon Phase; The Mother (Greek Demeter), pregnant with life, giving, loving and compassionate and sexually potent; and The Crone (Greek Hecate) wise woman, deep knowing, a culmination of a lifetime of experiences, therefore a teacher. These aspects may also represent the cycle of birth, life and death (and rebirth). This is a direct representation of the Mother in all of her forms. Although there are other representations on the wheel of life for all women, this formation is the one that is most used.  *other examples of the triple Goddess in another culture would be:  The Maiden (Oshun- Orisha), The Mother (Yemaya- Orisha) & The Crone ( Hel-Norse)

Crow Mother Kachina:  While kachinas are walking upon the earth during the winter and summer solstices, The Crow Mother makes her appearance with a basket of sprouts symbolizing the miracle of seed germination in the midst of winter. She is the nurturing kachina, the loving mother, and comes to offer her abundance in the form of warm earth and flourishing crops. To the Hopi Native Americans this is a very powerful mother totem as she is both a warrior and a nurturer providing both protection and sustenance to her people.

Lakshmi is a Hindu goddess representative of fortune, light, luck, and beauty. She herself is beautiful and benevolent - the mother of all kindnesses. Associated with the lotus, her yantra facilitates spiritual progress, enlightenment, and overcoming internal discourse. When focused upon, the Lakshmi energies are engaged and said to expedite abundant wealth, harmony, and tranquility to our lives.

The turtle represents the earth mother and she is honored for saving mankind from the Great Flood in many Native American folk legends. She is the immortal mother who stoically, silently carries the heavy burden of man upon her thick back. Many species have thirteen sections to their underbelly some sources say this represents each of the thirteen moons, and moons are a celestial symbol motherhood.

Yemaya "Mother Whose Children are the Fish" to reflect the fact that her children are so numerous that they are uncountable. As modern sciences has theorizes and ancient cultures have known, life started in the sea. As an embryo we all spend the first moments of our lives swimming in a warm sea of amneotic fluid inside our mother's womb. We must transform and evolve through the form of a fish before becoming a human baby. In this way Yemaya displays herself as truly the mother of all, since she is the seed of all the paths or manifestations. Joined with Yemaya in the Yoruba tradition is Olokun, the source of all riches and unfathomable power. Yemaya dresses herself in seven skirts of blue and white and like the seas and profound lakes she is deep and unknowable, but also caring and nurturing. In Candomble, Santeria and Ifa Yemoja is considered the ultimate matriarch symbol. Yemoja embodies all characteristics of motherhood, caring and love. This maternal source of divine, human, animal, and plant life is most widely symbolized by the ocean. 

Another Triple Goddess figure this symbol has a different aspect than the first one. This one holds the universal Goddess image in the middle. Figurines from all over the world found as far back as 8,000 years ago symbolizes this ancient and much revered wisdom. The spiral in her womb represents all of life, a continuous thread of creativity, sexuality and the life force within, constantly moving in a finite manner.  The arms above the head represents the full moon, the mind is involved her, bringing to our attention that in order to be a creatrix force, we have to use the power of our minds, our intellect to bring anything into fruition, it just doesn't happen all by itself.

My desire is that these universal mother symbols have touched some part of you. If nothing more than a mere lesson in the power of the divine goddess energies and life force.  I encourage you to try one of these symbols in your conjuring, call her by name, embody her journey, her message as it is apart of yours, embedded in your DNA and see how your rituals become even more powerful than ever before! 

To all I wish a HAPPY MOTHERS DAY!

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