Sacred Feminine, the Matrix Of Creation

Youtube, I created this for today’s post.  (Eric Clapton’s rather sweet song  ~ In the sun, the rain, the snow, Love is lovely, let it grow.) enjoy! 🙂

 


I believe I can never reach spiritual bliss – “anand”- without a deep understanding of the ‘Divine feminine’. The Divine Feminine has been put on the back burner for eons now. We’ve swept her away, like dust under the carpet. Yet, the Sacred Feminine requires all of us to come into acceptance of ourselves as we exist and breathe in Our Mother. In as much as we are able to realize that we are her daughters and sons, we realize we are becoming her. She has been and is known by many names and by no name at all. In many cultures and within our own intuitive heart centers, she abides. For most of us, our love of her knows no bounds and is teeming with gratefulness for her many gifts, she has given us and continues to impart to us on a daily basis. Both sacred and mundane, she reminds us that nothing is separate or apart from her, because absolutely everything is in her. This divine feminine is compassionate, courageous, and humble. She  is not reigned over by the five vices – lust, anger, greed, emotional attachment, and ego – but is in control of them. She already exists in men and women, but now we need to tap into her universal femininity.

I often use flowers as a way of connecting with the Inner Feminine, for her spirit is very much in nature. The flower garden is a constant reminder of how bountiful and Sacred She is.

http://whenthesoulawakens.org/the-divine-feminine_275.html

 Image from Face Book

Image from Face Book

 THE MATRIX OF CREATION

By Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

 The feminine is the matrix of creation.  This truth is something profound and elemental, and every woman knows it in the cells of her body, in her instinctual depths.  Out of the substance of her very being life comes forth.  She can conceive and give birth, participate in the greatest mystery of bringing a soul into life.  And yet we have forgotten, or been denied, the depths of this mystery, of how the divine light of the soul creates a body in the womb of a woman, and how the mother shares in this wonder, giving her own blood, her own body, to what will be born.  Our culture’s focus on a disembodied, transcendent God has left women bereft, denying them the sacredness of this simple mystery of divine love.

What we do not realize is that this patriarchal denial affects not only every woman, but also life itself.  When we deny the divine mystery of the feminine we also deny something fundamental to life.  We separate life from its sacred core, from the matrix that nourishes all of creation.  We cut our world off from the source that alone can heal, nourish and transform it.  The same sacred source that gave birth to each of us is needed to give meaning to our life, to nourish it with what is real, and to reveal to us the mystery, the divine purpose to being alive.

Because humanity has a central function in the whole of creation, what we deny to ourself we deny to all of life.  In denying the feminine her sacred power and purpose we have impoverished life in ways we do not understand.  We have denied life its sacred source of meaning and divine purpose, which was understood by the ancient priestesses.  We may think that their fertility rites and other ceremonies belonged only to the need for procreation or a successful harvest.  In our contemporary culture we cannot understand how a deeper mystery was enacted, one that consciously connected life to its source in the inner worlds, a source that held the wholeness of life as an embodiment of the divine, allowing the wonder of the divine to be present in every moment.

The days of the priestesses, their temples and ceremonies are over, and because the wisdom of the feminine was not written down but transmitted orally (logos is a masculine principle), this sacred knowledge is lost.  We cannot reclaim the past, but we can witness a world without her presence, a world which we exploit for greed and power, which we rape and pollute without real concern.  And then we can begin the work of welcoming her back, of reconnecting with the divine that is at the core of creation, and learning once again how to work with the sacred principles of life.  Without the intercession of the divine feminine we will remain in this physical and spiritual wasteland we have created, passing on to our children a diseased and desecrated world.

The choice is simple.  Can we remember the wholeness that is within us, the wholeness that unites spirit and matter?  Or will we continue walking down this road that has abandoned the divine feminine, that has cut women off from their sacred power and knowledge?  If we choose the former we can begin to reclaim the world, not with masculine plans, but with the wisdom of the feminine, the wisdom that belongs to life itself.  If we choose the latter we may attempt some surface solutions with new technology.  We may combat global warming and pollution with scientific plans.  But there will be no real change.  A world that is not connected to its soul cannot heal.  Without the participation of the divine feminine nothing new can be born.

 


13 thoughts on “Sacred Feminine, the Matrix Of Creation

  1. This insight was lost along time ago and only survives in distant memory or in enlightened individuals like your self and those few of us who still believe in the sacred feminine,xx Rachel

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    1. thank you very much. I think the Sacred Feminine is tagging at many a hemline nowadays. People, as they grow weary of the world as it is are returning to older traditions, ~ smile. We live in such a beautiful world – as someone once said, the world is a goddess, and it is time we respected her for what she is and for the home she provides. Where else would we journey if we do not have our mother earth? best eve

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  2. Yes ! Most notably, the western cultures have long since lost their understanding and appreciation of the principles of the Sacred Feminine. I think i remembr that the American Red Indians had integrated this very principle into their daily lives and duties. Pity it has been lost in the rush to riches :-{

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  3. Very well put dear, recognition of our inner feminine “anima” is key for Spirituality, suppression of the feminine, bring unbalance on many levels, also ecological problems arise from a lack of consciousness of the feminine, and desecration of Pachamama, our mother Earth. In the Gospel of Thomas Jesus addresses his disciples:

    Jesus said to them, “When you make the two into one, and when you make the inner like the outer and the outer like the inner, and the upper like the lower, and when you make male and female into a single one, so that the male will not be male nor the female be female, when you make eyes in place of an eye, a hand in place of a hand, a foot in place of a foot, an image in place of an image, then you will enter [the (Father’s) domain].”
    It was not directed at women per say, but to men & women equality.
    When you make the male & female into a single one, so the male will not be male nor the female be female….then you will enter the father’s Domain. It is talking more of Unity of the inner & outer, the male & the female, the move away from divided genders & separation for both genders.
    The female doesn’t become male, nor does the male become female really, because in that Divine state duality ceases to be.
    There will be no separation of inner & outer as we understand it because on all levels of our Being we cease to be divided in duality when we again stand in Unity and Remember our First Estate.

    Thank you again I enjoyed truly, great post 🙂

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  4. An excellent article and a fine video Eve – the moths are sensational captures! I confess I couldn’t tell which images were the new Lumix and which were from your old camera, though they all were lovely. Thank you also for sending through those divine images from India which were a great pleasure to see; Indian people seem so photogenic somehow don’t they?

    Much love.

    Hariod.

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    1. thanks Hariod. i love making u tubes. so much fun. this one was so easy. the photos are fine. the macro is a 1.4 f. so excellent. i have been helping a f b friend to set up a page on facebook on the sacred feminine. thus, i thought it was high time to publish a post of my own. i love the article – the divine feminine of creation – i have had it for some time but never posted it. i am so tired now i can’t remember a thing. lol. – there is a link to the complete article. i am sure it is worth reading through. i have only read the first part. saving the other or tomorrow. too late now to read. best eve

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        1. yes. in honfleur there is the most wonderful butterfly house. the best i have seen. very tropical and well, like being in the jungle. i loved it there. p.s. where do you live?

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