Qadash Kinahnu, a Canaanite Phoenician Temple

Complete Directory

For ease of navigation, i have here listed most of the over 85 rooms in the Temple.

modified and updated 29 July 2008

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LEVANTINE AND NEAR EASTERN PAGANISM


AN INTRODUCTION TO QADASH KINAHNU

The Gateway the entrance to the Canaanite-Phoenician Temple
The Outer Courtyard a place to pause and meditate at the sacred pool of spring water and fire altar with a virtually eternal flame
The Purple Introduction a richly textured visualization of dusk in a Canaanite port city.
The History & Culture of the Canaanites & Phoenicians famed for their purple dye, who sailed around the entire continent of Africa in 600 BCE!

THE TEMPLE OF THE DEITIES

The First Room El, Athirat/ Asherah, Baal, and Anat, with actual Levantine art
The Second Room 12 more Canaanite deities or groups of deities, including Athtart/ Astarte and Qadash/ Qodesha, with actual Levantine art
The Third Room eight Phoenician deities, including Adon/Adonis, Atargatis, and more
The Canaanite Deities:
Some Questions and Answers
Some questions from visitors to the temple, and my replies.

CANAANITE AND PHOENICIAN MYTHS

The Myth of Ba'al

The COMPLETE Myth of Ba`al

in FRAMES format

NO FRAMES OPTION:
If you don't have or like frames, use this list of the pages
The Ba`al Myth an introduction to the Myth of Ba`al
Ba`al Battles Yahm the Ocean
Ba`al Celebrates his Victory while Anat battles his Enemies
Ba`al Gets his Palace Built with a little help from the other deities
Ba`al Gets Swallowed by Mot, Death but returns with help from Anat
Bibliography for The Myth of Ba`al


Ritual-Drama of Shachar and Shalem


Twin Gods of Dawn and Dusk, and the Gracious Gods, from Ugarit


The Complete Syrian Goddess
by Lucian of Samosata, 2nd Century C.E.

Introduction to The Syrian Goddess by Lucian of Samosata

Part One

Ch. 1-5 -The Temples of Syria and Phoenicia
Ch. 6-9 - The Story of Adon, called by the Greeks, Adonis

Part Two

Ch. 10-13 -The Holy City of the Syrian Goddess
Ch. 14 - The Story of Semiramis and Derketo
Ch. 15-16 - The Story of Kybele and Attis
Part Three Ch. 17-27 - The Story of Stratonike and Kombabos

Part Four

Ch. 28-29 - The Holy Pillar Sitters
Ch. 30-49 -The Temple of the Syrian Goddess

Part Five

Ch. 50-54 - The Galloi
Ch. 55-60 - Pilgrims to the Holy City


Modern Canaanite Poems


by my e-friend Jacob, beautiful and powerful, based on the Myth of Baal


THE SACRED YEAR

The Sacred Year an introduction to ancient Near Eastern time and year structure
The Sacred Calendar a reconstructed calendar of festivals built around the myth of Baal and the other Canaanite-Phoenician deities

NEO-CANAANITE RECONSTRUCTED RITUALS

Basic Canaanite Ritual Necessities suggestions for celebrating the Levantine Divine Ones
A Basic Canaanite-Phoenician Ritual a suggested ritual and liturgical plan

THE INNER SANCTUM
of magical and mystical wisdom

The Index to the Purple Book of Magic from the Ancient Near East, including actual spells and charms from Canaan, Mesopotamia, and Egypt are here! This is a sub-index page to the 10 chapters on-line.

BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BOOKS USED FOR THE TEMPLE

The Library of Sacred Scrolls A bibliography of some useful books on the Ancient Near East.
This is a sub-index page for the several rooms in the library.

OTHER ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN AND PAGAN WEB SITES

The Library of Links This is the sub-index page. Seven pages of links to other sites about
(1 & 2) the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean history, culture, art, archaeology, mythology, and religion, including Neopagans;
(3) Pythagorean, Neoplatonic, Hermetic, and Mithraic philosophies and practices;
(4) Afro-Diasporic Religions, including Santeria, Lucumi, Vodou, Macumba, Candomble, Umbanda, and American Hoodoo;
(5) Dark Goddesses; World mythologies; Shamanism and Trance traditions; contemporary mysticism;
(6) Interfaith Work, Atheism, Freethought, Humanism, Pantheism, Mysticism, CyberReligion, and a Miscellany of Religion Resources.

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LUNA SEA'S NEO-PAGAN PAGES

The Neo-Pagan Table of Contents (all of which pages are listed here below)

NEO-PAGAN POLYTHEOLOGY

Polytheology, Part 1 An Introduction: What is Theology? What is Ethics?
Polytheology, Part 2 A Few Definitions: Paganism, Animism, Panpsychism, Pantheism, Panentheism, Polytheism, and More
Polytheology, Part 3 What is Mythology? What Does Mythology Do?
A Theory of Polytheism excerpted from the book Hindu Polytheism by Alain Danielou, author of Shiva and Dionysus
Polytheology, Part 4 Who are the Deities and How We Find Them
Basic Beliefs of Neo-Paganism and their Implications a good overview by my friend, Diana Paxson for the Fellowship of the Spiral Path
An Analysis of Neo-Pagan Ritual in outline form with LOTS of detail

SOME OF MY NEO-PAGAN RITUALS

A Feast of Hekate Her holiday is 14 August
Recipes for Hekate's Feast incense, dream pillows, cookies, and more
A Samhain Journey to the Underworld for me it's always Halloween!

SOME OF MY NEO-PAGAN INVOCATIONS & POEMS

A Hymn to Aphrodite inspired by the Homeric Hymns (as trans. by Boer)
An Invocation to Brigit a blending of her sacred fire and holy water
A Poem for Lilith My second black page

SOME MAGIC and PSYCHOLOGY

The Reverse "Voodoo Doll" Using Poppet Magic for Mental Health, by my dear friend Sky Leaf, who is a Witch and a psychiatrist

MY NEO-PAGAN LINKS

Neo-Pagan Links links to my Neo-Pagan, Witch, and Wiccan friends in the Web,
and other sites of interest to Neo-Pagans, Witches and Wiccans

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LILINAH'S PERSONAL QUARTERS

A Canaanite Pagan?
Why I am a Pagan and a Witch, and why i am involved in reconstructing Canaanite Paganism
The Stillroom information on herbalism, aromatherapy, and other natural treatments, although a bit old
Indonesian cuisine index
A collection of my recipes for delicious spicy Indonesian food, including vegetarian adaptations
Dar Anahita
"home" of my SCA persona - half-Persian, half-Maghribi. Has information on Medieval Middle Eastern costuming, Medieval Egyptian knitting, and cooking from Medieval Europe, the Medieval Near East, and modern Morocco.

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