Posted by: Philip Carr-Gomm | June 6, 2011

The Body of the Goddess

Three posts back prompted this comment from Maria: ‘How beautiful! The stars remind me of the ones that are on the Egyptian Goddess Nut’s body, the sun and moon contained within her. Such a wonderful thought to think that this beautiful image lay hidden. Spiritual practice – staying open – is definitely the process of removing the whitewash. We can paint over the magic, can’t we, and lose that connection? A comforting thought to think that it is always there to be rediscovered, even if we can’t see it…’

Well, funnily enough the analogy of the Goddess’ body is very apt, because in that same crypt at Chartres they have recently uncovered this wall painting:


  1. Wow! How lovely! I really want to go see them now!

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