Labyrs Altar


 

Labyrs Altar of the Goddess


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Labyrs, Sagarus, Halbryce, Labyris

These are all names for the Sacred Double Ax of the Goddess and the Amazons.
It is an ancient symbol of the Goddess's power and authority.

The Snake Priestesses of Minoan Crete were the keepers of the Goddess's
Double Ax. The Hall of the Double Ax is one of the most complete Goddess
worship sites ever discovered.  Thousands experience Crete every year.

The Sacred Double Ax of the Ancient Minoans was made in sizes from an inch,
to over twenty feet tall. Many of the smaller Labyrs were given as Temple offerings
to the Goddess. The Labyrs Ax is often represented as a butterly, it is associated
with sacred transformation. The Palace at Knossos celebrated the Goddess

and Her male aspect and forces of Nature in the form of the Sacred Bull.



Strong women, particularly Crones are frequently feared for their independence and
strong spirits. They are often referred to rudely, as "Old battle-axes", well, here
is the origin of the term. For Goddess womyn, being an "Old Battle Ax" is
really something to be quite proud of! 




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Oh Great Goddess, Mother of All
May I shed the past like the Snake
Revealing a sacred transformation

Oh Great Goddess, Mother of All
May the life force of the Bull
Give me strength and courage

Oh Great Goddess, Mother of All
May the spirit of your sacred Dove
Sharpen my insight and vision

Oh Great Goddess, Mother of All
May I live in harmony your Earth
Remembering to honor all life

Oh Great Goddess, Mother of All
May I be strong as the Amazons
Pure in purpose, vision and loyalty

Oh Great Goddess, Mother of All
May I be wise as your Priestesses
Honoring each cycle of the Moon








The Labyrs is a very popular symbol of Goddess Religion today. In the early 1970s women in the lesbian community adopted the Labyrs as a symbol for reclaiming the lost heritage of all women. The Labyrs represents the might and courage of the Amazon Warriors.

The Labyrs is also a symbol of the Ancient Matriarchy. These highly sophisticated cultures lived in harmony with Nature, and without war for thousands of years.

Soon the Labyrs was a powerful reminder of the ancient cultures of the Great Goddess and became synonymous with the emerging religions of the Goddess.

The Labyrs is now widely recognized in the pagan, wiccan, and women's communities as a sacred symbol of the Great Goddess.

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In Honor of the Goddess





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