Resurrection Stories of the Astrological Great Ages: Inanna
6,000 years before we memorialized our Easter celebration, the Sumerian culture had its own resurrection story. Containing the elements of death, redemption and resurrection it is the story of the Age of Gemini, whose essential nature is dualism.
Inanna was the Queen of Heaven of Sumerian culture associated with Venus, the morning and evening star, goddess of the fertility of the fields. The resurrection story, like the story of Persephone, ties the seasons into the actions of the gods.
The Sumerian year had 12-lunar-months, based upon phases of the moon and just two seasons. Summer began on the vernal spring equinox, lasting 6-months through until the autumnal equinox. Winter was the harvest season and outlined by monthly written characters for hand, seed, grain and cutting.
Her story is a journey of development and evolution. (Read More–>)