Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Ariadne's Thread: Awakening the Wonders of the Ancient Minoans in our Modern Lives


Ariadne's Thread: Awakening the Wonders of the Ancient Minoans in our Modern Lives 
by Laura Perry



A fascinating book where the author takes us on her own journey with the Minoan spirituality. She brings with her the magic of Crete through it's myths, mysteries and culture.

The official blurb:

The myths of ancient Crete, her people, and their gods twine through our minds like the snakes around the priestess's arms in those ancient temples. They call to us across the millennia, asking us to remember. In answer to that call, Ariadne’s Thread provides a window into the spirituality, culture and daily life of the Minoan people, and commemorates the richness of a world in which women and men worked and worshiped as equals. In these pages, the glory of Crete once again springs to life; the history, the culture, and most of all, the intense spirituality of these fascinating people and their gods can inspire and transform our modern ways of thinking, worshiping and being. The ruined temples and mansions of ancient Crete may crumble along the coastline of this tiny island, but Ariadne’s thread still leads us into the labyrinth and safely back out again.

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