Tag Archives: Lord of the Deep

Gilgamesh descending (7) ~ Steve Tanham

Reblogged from Sun in Gemini: I watch as he runs. I am tired of his slow-witted learning. Act Four is half way through, but already he has exhausted the patience of everyone but his mother…. Where did that come from! … Continue reading

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The Quest for Immortality: Snakes… Stuart France

* In the Ancient World snakes were renowned for wisdom. For most westerners they are now associated with both temptation and sin… * As with much else in the Epic of Gilgamesh, we are treated to a brief, tantalising glimpse … Continue reading

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Lord of the Deep: “Why is there such grief..?”

Preparing the temple for the final ritual drama of the weekend is always bittersweet. It is the last stage of a journey that has been years in the making. This story, the tale of Gilgamesh, is older than any other … Continue reading

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Lord of the Deep. Saturday Morning ~ Willow Willers

Willow continues her journey with the Lord of the Deep: After breakfast we met in the the temple to first to discuss and then to perform Ritual Drama Two. A second self. “Aruru moistened her hands She pinched off clay … Continue reading

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Writings from the Temple ~ Briony

Briony, attending her first workshop with the Silent Eye, graciously and gracefully changed roles at the last minute to fill one of the gaps left by illness. She writes of what came to her after the workshop: So, what will … Continue reading

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Lord of the Deep: Surfing the Web

Saturday is always a heavy day, with three rituals and attendant prep sessions, as well as two explorations, led this time by Lorraine and Jan, both of whom are ordained ministers, but who follow rather different personal paths. You can … Continue reading

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The Quest for Immortality: Masks…Stuart France

* It has to be owned… The Temple Space has never looked finer. Mind you, we say that every year! * But even Coyote, a late, somewhat incongruous addition to proceedings looks well: ‘How will people know what not to … Continue reading

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Lord of the Deep: Rebuilding the citadel

Once more the fates move. Now, while Gilgamesh steps beyond himself, he and Enkidu, Life and Death, Man and Nature, become the portal that guards the Veil of the Beyond. Each offers their gifts as the Companions, one by one, … Continue reading

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The Quest for Immortality: Gods… Stuart France

* The workshops serve as a Celtic Cauldron of Plenty… Everyone gets what they most need. How is this possible? How is it possible that three years on from first tentatively considering the Epic of Gilgamesh as a potential subject … Continue reading

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Lord of the Deep: Stepping beyond…

When Lord of the Deep was being written, decisions had to be made about which elements of the ancient Epic of Gilgamesh to include, which to leave out altogether and which to adapt to aid the flow of our story. … Continue reading

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