Black Madonna Statue of Einseideln
The precious baby tenderly holds a small
9 inches high
Hand painted resin statue. Each statue is a bit different.
Our Lady of the Dark Forest
Her chapel stands before a sacred
dragon fountain from the Teutonic Pagan past and is a favored location for horse
breeding. St. Meinrad's murderers were pointed out by two ravens (ascribed to
the god Wotan) and the saint's skull is kept in a golden casket beneath the
Virgin's statue. The Swiss psychologist, C.G. Jung in his writings, has equated
this Black Madonna with the Egyptian goddess Isis.
During her September 14th festivals, This Black Virgin is often the best dressed
Madonna in the world due to the sumptuous robes and mantel created for her.
Monks sing "Salve Regina" every day in her honor.
The Madonna and child have been revered since the earliest times. Isis and Her
son Horus, Mary and Her son Jesus, Demeter and Her daughter Kore, have all
attracted a devout following. Long before Isis, and long before Mary or Demeter,
the human psyche fashioned Madonna and child icons and placed them in sacred
This famous statue of the Madonna of Einseideln is also called the Black Madonna
of Hermits (Einseideln means hermit) and is located in the national shrine of
Switzerland. There is also a copy at St. Meinrad's Monastery in Indiana, USA.
The Black Madonna images in
European pilgrimage shrines are a matter of some controversy. Throughout Europe
there are over 500 examples of these black images and, while anathema to the
orthodox church, they are widely venerated as having esoteric, magical and
THE BLACK VIRGINS
Some call them "the
other Mary". Many consider her to be the iconic remains of
prehistoric Mother Earth worship. Linked with Cybele/Demeter, Diana/Artemis,
Isis, Venus/Aphrodite, Kali, Inanna and Lilith.
Historically she has ties to the Crusades and the Moorish occupation of Spain,
to the Conquistadors, who brought her to the New World and to the Merovingians
and Knight Templars.
Jung and other modern psychologists says she expresses the archetype of the Dark
Feminine representing our individual subconscious in which all the experiences,
qualities and distortions of past incarnations are kept, engrained and hidden.
principle follows the guidance of the Sacred Inner Voice.
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