Eyes of Goddess


We walk between Her eyes in Beltaine ceremony

… the Eyes of Goddess … we walk between Her eyes in Beltaine ceremony, to be seen by Her. To be seen by Her is healing, wholing, restoring … as opposed to the patriarchal gaze that judges, evaluates, diminishes.

In these recent times (this era) the act of seeing has commonly become an act of dominance and possession, but it could again be a receiving … an action of listening and perception,[1] which is an evocation, a calling forth.[2]

At Beltaine (May in Northern Hemisphere, November in Southern Hemisphere), when the light part of the day continues to grow, when Her photons are flooding the biosphere, She sees Her Land: which we are also. With this vision, the power of Her eye, Goddess as Sun brings forth life and beauty; … light the Beltaine fires and walk between them. Be seen by Her and re-stored.

For more on the tradition of the twin fires of Beltaine: Seeing Her Land: the Twin Fires of Beltaine

(c) Glenys Livingstone 2016

Version 2For an excellent experience: Beltaine/High Spring Meditation found at PaGaian Cosmology Meditations and scroll down to individual tracks. The Beltaine Meditation available there is a package of track 5 and 6 off CD 2 … highly recommended! I do it often myself.


[1] as Laura Sewall describes it in “The Skill of Ecological Perception”.

[2] Glenys Livingstone, Seeing Her Land: the Twin Fires of Beltaine

Photo credit: Glenys Livingstone, at Bru-na-BigTree, Blue Mountains, Australia. Beltaine firepots October, 2016


Sewall, Laura. “The Skill of Ecological Perception” in Ecopsychology: Restoring the Earth, Healing the Mind. Roszak, T, Gomes, M E, & Kanner, A D. (eds). San Francisco: Sierra Books, 1995, pp. 201 – 215.

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