Persephone on the US Capitol Building

Why is PERSEPHONE the goddess queen of the underworld, wife of the god Haides on top of the US Capital? She was also the goddess of spring growth, who was worshiped alongside her mother Demeter in the Eleusinian Mysteries. This agricultural-based cult promised its initiates passage to a blessed afterlife.

Persephone was titled Kore (the Maiden) as the goddess of spring's
bounty. Once upon a time when she was playing in a flowery meadow with
her Nymph companions, Kore was seized by Haides and carried off to the
underworld as his bride. Her mother Demeter despaired at her
dissappearance and searched for her the throughout the world
accompanied by the goddess Hekate bearing torches. When she learned that Zeus
had conspired in her daughter's abduction she was furious, and refused
to let the earth fruit until Persephone was returned. Zeus consented,
but because the girl had tasted of the food of Haides--a handful of
pomegranate seeds--she was forced to forever spend a part of the year
with her husband in the underworld. Her annual return to the earth in
spring was marked by the flowering of the meadows and the sudden growth
of the new grain. Her return to the underworld in winter, conversely,
saw the dying down of plants and the halting of growth.

growth grain return underworld winter conversely dying plants halting growth

growth grain return underworld winter conversely dying plants halting growth

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  • TerminusAdQuem 2014/09/18 19:13:33
  • historian 2014/09/18 17:43:18
    The Washington Monument(Obelisk), the Lincoln Memorial(Temple of Zeus), Statue of Liberty, Pentagon, etc.. Columbia the goddess personification of the U.S..
  • gail.formosa 2013/01/21 18:07:32
    I do not think some of the founding fathers were Christians
  • Jet Graphics 2012/09/04 08:40:25
    Jet Graphics
    Disinformation heifer dung - - -

    The Statue of Freedom—also known as Armed Freedom or simply Freedom—is a bronze statue designed by Thomas Crawford that, since 1863, has crowned the dome of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
  • possiblymaybe 2010/11/06 01:54:00
    The map of DC has symbolism in it but the pentagram connection is false. A pentagram has to be perfect. Masons wouldn't make a mistake like that. For instance, Rhode Island avenue doesn't connect to Washington Circle. Logan Circle doesn't connect to Vernon Sq. When have Masons, all the way back to Solomon's Temple, ever made an architectural error? Never. It's clear what it is. However, I'm not up to offering my input. The other thing is that, yes, many people are Masons and belong to societies and organizations. However, not all of the founding fathers were Masons. And of the ones that were, not all of them were of upper degrees. Of the upper degrees, not all are what people are led to believe. That makes a huge difference in their personal intentions. So let's establish the framers were one set of persons. But let's go back to the development of individual states, and before that to individual colonies. Then it get's interesting :) The fact is, there are many agendas intertwined through history. They're not all in cahoots. Behind our struggle is another struggle and behind that struggle yet another (and another, and another).
  • picturevirginia 2010/10/22 13:34:27 (edited)
    i think its an important awareness to know that america uses the Christian FRONT while slaughtering billions, yet, they place pagan gods on the capital. this is what people should understand about Christianity. people use it for purposes that are NOT Christian which gives CHRISTIANS a bad name..then everyone wants to hate them and rid them as shrimpster seems to agree with.
  • Autarchic picture... 2010/10/22 14:14:46
  • picture... Autarchic 2010/10/22 15:06:44 (edited)
    proof, please. :)

    update: i ask for proof, as i may ask for proof of any other topic. saying that all organized religions are satanic recycles hate. which is kinda the point i made when i said what i said above. uncalled for hate.
  • Autarchic picture... 2010/10/22 22:51:31
    They're in it for the money, what more proof do you need?
  • possibl... Autarchic 2010/11/06 02:15:10
    I think that's a misunderstood statement, or people will misunderstand that statement.
  • shrimpster 2010/10/18 14:00:49
    Awesome. So our country was founded by Pagans!!!! Lets rid ourselves of Christians, Jews and Muslims. there is no place for these Abrahamic religions that believe in one god.

    Its the Age of Aquarius!!!!
  • Matt 2010/10/17 23:50:52
    Persephone is unlike our elected officials ! They alternate between underworlds ! They go home to lie and return to D.C. to steal !
  • enlightened one 2010/10/17 05:44:43
    enlightened one
    Interesting how the government buildings aligned so much with the Greek style and mythology. My son showed me the aerial shot of the pentagram encompassing the Capitol and government buildings, about 4 years ago. Maybe we should move the Capitol with all our government buildings to another place. After we rid the wicked out of office. Too many spider webs of the elite. I know there is an outline of the owl god Moleck (woven within the Federal buildings) - Moleck is more famous today as the Babylonian god worshiped by the world elite at the Bohemian Grove every year in July the last week during the "Cremation of Care" ceremony. The secret combinations and dark ceremonies very much mentioned in the book of Revelations. Eerie and right in our faces.
  • Autarchic enlight... 2010/10/17 09:56:58
    You have been paying attention!
  • possibl... Autarchic 2010/11/06 02:20:52
    Just remember to be careful with symbolism and trying to figure stuff out because the brain makes associations that don't exist. For example, I am a mother. If I sculpt myself and my baby and 100 years later someone finds it, they might say it's a sculpture of the Virgin Mary and put it in a temple. Imagination itself can be a deceiver. One can never be too careful when accusing, because accusing God (even by accident) can cause more loss than one can ever gain simply by knowing.
  • Theresa 2010/10/17 05:13:55
    It is a style of sculpture called Greek classical. That is why it is up there.
  • Delta of the CS 2010/03/07 01:53:32
    Delta of the CS
    i know who prersephone is and cool i think
  • BlytheSpirit~bn0 2010/02/24 01:47:12
    Oh my GOD!!!!!!! Say it isn't so!!!! I mean, this country is CHRISTIAN!!!!! Our founding father's were ALL CHRISTIAN'S!!!!!!! A pagan goddess on the capitol? Must have been those terrorists put it up there when we weren't looking. No god fearing, bible thumping, narrow minded American Christian would have agreed to that sort of thing!!! Agggggghhhhhhh.
  • ImageBa... BlytheS... 2010/10/17 00:16:51
    ImageBandit ~ American Patriot
    its art dimwit
  • BlytheS... ImageBa... 2010/10/17 16:04:47
    It was sarcasm, dimwit.

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