“Mythos: a pattern of beliefs expressing often symbolically the characteristics or prevalent attitudes in a group or culture.”
We are individually and collectively crafting the mythos.
There's a fresh mythos now germinating from ancient seeds buried and perpetually tended to from long, long ago...
It's a mythos of a culture that aspires to remember ancient and indigenous wisdom and reminds us to tend to and share the collective commons with deep reverence.
While some long to meet movie stars, others of us long to meet up with old pithoi jars. I know it’s weird...I would be the first to admit how strange it is. Half the time, I can barely understand it myself, but it’s true - I have looked at this jar untold countless times in books and images. I could chalk it up to a past life, but that would be to cliche. I know the reasons deep down in my heart and soul and gut, but it would be too lengthy to explain in the forum so I will s
"Thousands of images from the art of the ancient world have been unearthed and cataloged of women playing the frame drum. Egypt, Greece, Mesopotamia, Anatolia, Iraq, Iran...on and on...We find women playing the frame drum in birthing and dying rites, ritual, and ceremony depicted through relief, hieroglyph, vase painting, votive offering and statuary the world over. Votive offerings of a Goddess, a woman or a priestess holding a frame drum have been discovered in the elaborat
“The drum represents cyclical time ~ seasons, stages, ages, phases. It helps connect women back to the inherent life rhythms ~ circadian rhythms, diurnal rhythms, nocturnal rhythms, moon cycles and life cycles. The drum represents circular time, like the ouroboros, the snake eating its own tail. We drum to honor the eternal cycles of life. The drum brings us back to the heartbeat rhythms from within the womb of Mother and Grandmother. In the myth of the Sacred Drum it is the