Hellenic Mythology - Gaia, The Earth Mother Picture

"Be carefull what you Summon" is the phrase that goes with the mentality behind the image. ^_^

GAIA - From Ancient Hellenic Γαῖα, a poetical form of Gē Γῆ, "land" or "earth"; also Gaea, or Ge was the goddess or personification of Earth in ancient Hellenic religion, one of the primordial deities. Gaia was the great mother of all: the primal Hellenic Mother Goddess; creator and giver of birth to the Earth and all the Universe; the heavenly gods, the Titans and the Giants were born from her union with Uranus (the sky), while the sea-gods were born from her union with Pontus (the sea).
Hesiod's Theogony tells how, after Chaos, "wide-bosomed" Gaia (Earth) arose to be the everlasting seat of the immortals who possess Olympus above and the depths of Tartarus below. Gaia brought forth her equal Uranus (or Ouranos in Ancient Hellenic) (Heaven, Sky) to "cover her on every side" and to be the abode of the gods. Gaia also bore the hills (ourea), and Pontus (Sea), "without sweet union of love." Afterwards with Uranus, she gave birth to the Titans, as Hesiod tells it:

"She lay with Heaven and bore deep-swirling Oceanus, Coeus and Crius and Hyperion and Iapetus, Theia and Rhea, Themis and Mnemosyne and gold-crowned Phoebe and lovely Tethys. After them was born Cronos the wily, youngest and most terrible of her children, and he hated his lusty sire."

ORPHIC HYMN TO GAIA

- Fumigation from every kind of seed, except Beans and Aromatics -

Oh Goddess, Source of Gods and Mortals,
All-Fertile, All-Destroying Gaia,
Mother of All, Who brings forth the bounteous fruits and flowers,
All variety, Maiden who anchors the eternal world in our own,
Immortal, Blessed, crowned with every grace,
Deep bosomed Earth, sweet plains and fields fragrant grasses in the nurturing rains,
Around you fly the beauteous stars, eternal and divine,
Come, Blessed Goddess, and hear the prayers of Your children,
And make the increase of the fruits and grains your constant care,with the fertile seasons Your handmaidens,
Draw near, and bless your supplicants.

TIME CONSUMED - 7 hours on and off.
Mistakes, as usual, were made on purpose.
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