18 episodes

Each episode I tell the story of a Goddess. These are stories that come from the ancient world and from times not so far away.
Join me to listen and learn about history and folklore, or perhaps you might also like to breathe and invite the wisdom of the goddesses into your experience.
Transcripts are available at www.onceuponagoddess.net

Once Upon A Goddess Marisa Calvi

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Each episode I tell the story of a Goddess. These are stories that come from the ancient world and from times not so far away.
Join me to listen and learn about history and folklore, or perhaps you might also like to breathe and invite the wisdom of the goddesses into your experience.
Transcripts are available at www.onceuponagoddess.net

    Sekhmet - The Lioness of Balance

    Sekhmet - The Lioness of Balance

    The world and it's people live in a balance that is both fragile and all encompassing. This has been understood by humans since the dawn of time. Sekhmet takes us back to Ancient Egypt where a universal law of balance and justice exists. Known as Ma'at, it is the foundation energy set by the great father, Ra, to protect and maintain his creation. When this energy is threatened, Ra sends his daughter, Sekhmet to correct the balance and set a precedence for the people of the world.

    • 13 min
    Amaterasu -The Goddess of Light

    Amaterasu -The Goddess of Light

    Amaterasu is the Japanese Goddess of Light. When Amaterasu is grief stricken and hides from the world, her entire family unites to call her back. Such is the importance of light for the world to survive.

    • 23 min
    Urania - The Muse of Astronomy

    Urania - The Muse of Astronomy

    Urania is the youngest of the nine muses of Ancient Greece. Each muse had their own unique gift to inspire creativity and expression. For Urania, this would be astronomy- the study of the heavens, through which astronomers would reveal the majesty of the universe and our place within it.

    • 12 min
    Rabi'a - the Goddess of God's Embrace

    Rabi'a - the Goddess of God's Embrace

    Rabi'a's life begins with a promise from Allah that she will lead others to God's loving embrace. Through hardship and dedication, Rabi'a fulfills this promise. Shedding her ego, expectations and earthly attachments, Rabi'a fills her life with the pursuit to know Allah more deeply each day, inspiring others to follow her path.

    • 31 min
    Anna Perenna - The Eternal One

    Anna Perenna - The Eternal One

    Anna Perenna's story would have been lost within those of her sibling's Pygmalion and Dido if not for her role in the Plebeian Succession of Ancient Rome. Anna Perenna's journey from royalty to immortal nymph then into a Goddess is an inspiring tale of courage and wisdom.

    • 37 min
    Oshun - The Goddess of Sweet Waters

    Oshun - The Goddess of Sweet Waters

    Oshun is an Orisha, a goddess of the Yoruba pantheon of gods. Her story is another that reminds us of how the divine feminine connects humankind to nature, and how that connection is needed for balance. Oshun is still celebrated across the globe, with dances to ask that she bless the rivers and waterways needed for our survival. Even Beyonce has played tribute to Oshun, with her flowing yellow dress and surging waters in her Lemonade video album.

    • 23 min

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ClaudPerriniVelez ,

Wish there were more episodes!

I love it!

But it ends in 9/22 :(

I want more! Haha

Mxsandy12 ,

Incredible story telling!

One of my favorites!!!!

consciousbreath ,

Wonderful!

Absolutely delightful! I’ve truly enjoyed these Goddess stories! I can feel the beautiful energies of each Goddess!

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