Aphrodite
Aphrodite
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Aphrodite

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In a warm embrace, she calls to you.

Hand in hand, you walk towards a gilded mirror and bless yourself in love and confidence.

Aphrodite is the Goddess of love, beauty, passion and fertility. But she was much more than a romantic figure in mythology. Her influence and power extended far beyond these domains, showcasing her as a formidable deity in various aspects of ancient Greek life. Aphrodite's origins are steeped in mystery and grandeur, born from the sea foam or as the daughter of Zeus and Dione. This dual lineage underscores her unique position among the gods. As a powerful goddess, she possessed the ability to stir passion and affection in both mortals and gods, manipulating the desires of others to her advantage. Her magical belt, could make anyone who wore it irresistible, further highlighting her control over love and attraction.

Revered as a protector of sailors, guiding them safely across the treacherous seas, her connection to the sea is symbolized by her birth from the ocean, linking her to maritime aspects of life. Additionally, she had a role in warfare, particularly in the Trojan War, where she influenced events to favor those she supported. Her intervention in battles, driven by her favoritism towards certain heroes, exemplifies her powerful and sometimes fearsome nature.

Aphrodite's cult was influential, with major centers of worship in places like Cyprus and Corinth. Her festivals, such as the Aphrodisia, were significant social and religious events. These gatherings not only honoured her but also reinforced social cohesion and political unity among her worshipers. The rituals and celebrations dedicated to Aphrodite often involved rites of passage, fertility, and marriage, reflecting her integral role in societal and familial structures.

Aphrodite's power is multifaceted and far-reaching. While she is often remembered as the goddess of love and beauty, her abilities to influence desires, protect sailors, impact warfare, and manipulate divine and mortal affairs underscore her significant and formidable power. 

This devotional daily wear oil honours and invokes her spirit and grace while strengthening your connections with the divine. 

Contains: Jasmine, Bergamot, Black Pepper and Vanilla.

Characteristics: Warm, floral, dreamy and the tingling behind your ears from love.

 

Made with responsibly sourced and organic oils, herbs, resins, minerals and crystals.

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My intention for this Ritual Oil and Perfume is that it will be handled intuitively in your Rituals and magic. Apply your Self Love intentions to your body for a ritual massage, inhaled through breathing exercises, meditation and applied to other ritual tools to aid in your work.

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