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365 Goddess: A Daily Guide To the Magic and Inspiration of the goddess

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Goddess wisdom for every day of the year

Bring life-affirming magic and empowerment into every day of your life with this unique and useful guide to the goddess. Through the ages, people have celebrated the role of goddesses in maintaining the fl
ebook, 432 pages
Published October 5th 2010 by HarperCollins e-books (first published November 1st 1998)
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Aug 03, 2011 Tlh rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Telesco really messed up in a couple of places in this book, and if she did so here, I hate to imagine where else she messed up. OK first of all - she writes, at the end of July, about a Goddess called "Voluspa." There is no such Goddess. The Voluspa is a poem, not a Goddess. It is found in a book called "The Poetic Edda." It is the first poem in that book. It talks about how Odin sought information from a dead seeress ("volva") about the origins of the Nordic Nine Worlds, about the Ragnarok, et ...more
Dec 05, 2015 Sanna rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Nobody
I like Telesco's writing style a lot, but this book is terrible. First of all, there's a lot of inaccurate information. For example, I found the quote "Fauna's power lives on in the botanical terminology, her name having been given to vegetation" absolutely incredible. Fauna means the animal life, not vegetation. Considering all the mistakes I noticed I hate to think about the ones I missed. Secondly, this book is fluffy bunny wicca that screams cultural appropriation to your face. Now, there is ...more
Mar 18, 2008 Allison rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: goddess fans, mythology fans, pagans
This is a really handy little book! It is well organized so that you can find info on different goddesses. You can also use it as a sort of divinitory tool, open it to a random page to see which goddess you get or check out your "goddess of the day".
Crystal Vassil
Great for the first year. Learn about a lot of different Goddesses. Some I had never even heard of before.
a little writing for every day... a little esoteric, but fun if you want some divine input on your day.
Doesn't look like a well researched or well written source.
This is not my favorite daybook, even though Patricia Telesco is a favorite pagan author. There are many incorrect dates but through the years, I've made annotations and usually find an appropriate reading for the day. I've used this book annually since about 1999.

12/09/11 page 375 87.0% "Tonatzin (Mexico) Themes: Religious Devotion, Blessing Carry a seed and soil wrapped in green cloth with you today."
10/07/11 page 280 65.0% "Wieben Frauen - Listen closely to the voices of the trees and see if
Lisa Mason
Jun 08, 2012 Lisa Mason rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Pure delight! Patricia Telesco has researched goddesses from around the world, posting them on the day people celebrate them. A goddess for every day of the year. She provides the name of the festival day, the goddess celebrated, her themes, symbols, and a description of who and what she is. Then Telesco suggests little ceremonies to perform, clothing to wear or food to eat in honor of the goddess. Finally, she suggests an incantation. The day I’m writing this, June 8, is Dragon Boat Festival in ...more
C.J. Prince
Nov 11, 2014 C.J. Prince rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is an excellent reference book. Did you imagine 365 goddesses? After reading this book, I'm sure there are more. Wonderful to imagine. After all, she got such little press for lo these many years. Now you can read a goddess a day, plan a party on a goddess's day of your choice or just spend an afternoon in front of the fire browsing.

If you honor the divine feminine in any way, you will want this book as a reference. Enjoy!!!
Rena Sherwood
I was a witch for about ten years. Now I'm an atheist looking back on some of my favorite "witchy" books from that time. One of my favorite authors was Telesco for reasons I cannot remember now. This was my first book by her and was once my most treasured. I enjoyed the mythology and fun suggestions for what to do on those days. I cannot for the life of me remember what happened to my copy of this book. I'm not going to repurchase it, though. I don't miss it THAT much.
Bark's Book Nonsense
I haven't picked up this book to reference since May of 2004 probably because it wasn't exactly the book I was looking for when I purchased it. It's a decent book if you want to learn little snippets about the different goddesses worshiped around the world but it's far from comprehensive and doesn't go into nearly as much detail as I was expecting.
This is a fascinating book for anyone interested in deities or mythology. It's set up day by day, so any given day you can flip to that date and find out what goddess was historically honored that day. Look up your birthday, your anniversary, and bring a little of that goddess to your special day.
May 25, 2011 Meg rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
i read this in sooner than a year lol it was so good but still use daily. I recommend for anyone child of the goddess.
Nov 14, 2013 Patti rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another daily meditation book that I love. Each day has a different Goddess and ideas for getting in touch with Her.
Apr 24, 2012 Julie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love this book. I will keep it around for some time as a reference. It is also fun to just open it up and see who you found.
Jan 17, 2011 Heather rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Nice little snippits about a large variety of goddesses and holidays throughout the world. I was introduced to this book in 2007 and still occasionally pick it up.
Jaina Bee
Another great resource by Telesco. She shows how to bring magick and reverence into everyday life, with playful innovation and by using whatever you have on hand.
Tabitha Chamberlain
Good day to day meditation/activities for those that want to get into touch with the Goddess aspect.
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Patricia "Trish" Telesco is a professional author with more than 50 metaphysical titles on the market.

Trish considers herself a kitchen witch whose love of folkore (and a bit of Strega) flavor every spell and ritual. Her strongest beliefs lie in following personal vision, being tolerant of other traditions, making life an act of worship, and being the magic!

Trish travels minimally twice per mont
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