From Ordo “Lesser Known” Ekklesia Madriana, personal issue to Lady Olga Lotar, 8th Hera 3722 AE (1989). [Perhaps Lady was the honourific title given to a Madria/Priestess as the earthly representative of Kyria/our Lady Holy Daughter]. Mrs Olga Lotar became a Madrian Priestess by charisma (directly from Madria Déa/our Mother God). She then sent this to Mr. Philip P. Jackson, (author of The Sacred Myths and Rites of the Madrians). He had been “Offered to Déa” during a Rite of Sacrifice at a gathering of Ordo Lux Madriana at 40, St John Street. [At that address by dating through The Coming Age periodicals Issues 4-18 from 5th September 1977 – 19th March 1981]. Mr. Philip P. Jackson “ self-initiated himself” with the documents. Permission to use and publish by the document holder granted to present-day Déanic Priestesses. The Koré Di-Jana Order of Priestesses have copyright.
Ordo “Lesser Known” Ekklesia Madriana, England, with 1 contemplative and 3 priestesses (1993)
Esoteric. Emphasised devotional prayer and contemplation, human union with Madria Dea and consummation.
“Madrian Orthodox Communion, Her Holy Ekklesia upon earth”
Used the after Epheseus (AE) dating system.
(See The Coming Age periodical, Issue 1, Winter & Moura
“in the year 3709 after the foundation of the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus and the year 118 after the appearance of our Lady at Lourdes.” [1858 + 118 years = 1976].
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“Modern English Holy Text of: The Ephesian Rite in EKKLESIA MADRIANA”
Following or conforming to the traditional or generally accepted rules or beliefs of a religion, philosophy, or practice.
Late Middle English: from Greek orthodoxos (probably via ecclesiastical Latin), from orthos ‘straight or right’ + doxa ‘opinion’.
Ordo Lux Madriana of Oxford City, England, with 1 priestess Madria Moura and a temple handmaiden (ancilla) Lady Alethea FiaMoura (understudy to Madria Moura).
Exoteric. Emphasised forming New Madrian households, how to live as a Madrian practically and through penance and prayer. Published “a Madrian review of religion, life and culture” as The Coming Age periodical, advertised in magazines, held public discussion meetings and offered the RoS at major festivals with the public in attendance.
Used the Iron Age (IA) dating system.
(First used in The Coming Age periodical, Issue 11, Summer,
“PERCEPTIVE READERS will have noted that the date at the head of this page is a little different from usual, in that the year is numbered 5081 instead of 121.”) – after the appearance of our Lady at Lourdes in 1858. [1858 + 121 years = 1979]
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Artemid or catholic Madrianism
By their own definition:
The Coming Age Issue 2 back page
“THE CATECHISM of the CHILDREN of the GODDESS – all the essential beliefs of Artemid or catholic Madrianism”
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CATHOLIC: The word catholic means “universal”, therefore Madrianism is the only truly catholic religion. In every nation and area of the world, the first and original Divine revelation was Madrian, and the first religion was a form of Madrianism. As one writer put it: “In all myth throughout the world, from the sun’s rising beyond the farthest shores of Asia to its setting west of the farthest islands of the vast Pacific, the first Creator of all is a Goddess. Her names are as many and varied as the peoples whom She created and who worshipped Her as the First Principle.” It is only later, with the decline of true religion, that ANDROMORPHISM set it, and religions grew apart from the universal catholic faith of all humanity.
Glossary of Madrian Terms A-C
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Including a wide variety of things; all-embracing.
Late Middle English: from Old French catholique or late Latin catholicus, from Greek katholikos ‘universal’, from kata ‘in respect of’ + holos ‘whole’.
The Artemian Rite
The Rite of Sacrifice booklet published by Lux Madriana
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+ DAY OF ARTEMIS (5th day after New Moon): Creation 2–3
The Prefaces of the Natural Rites
Day of Artemis
Most noble Artemis, Whose temple stood in Ephesus a thousand years from its foundation by the holy Amazons; Lady Artemis, Mother of Ekklesia, look on us this night and every night, take us into Your protection.
FESTIVAL OF ARTEMIS
The Coming Age periodical, Issue 4, Autumn, 1977
The Coming Season 3 – The Festival of Artemis (article)
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The Coming Age periodical, Issue 8, Autumn, 1978
The Coming Season – The Festival of Artemis (article)
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THE “ARTEMID POSTURE”
In the Madrian Literature Circle Paper titled “The Daughter in the East” during the first stage of the ritual “Settle before the shrine, either in the Artemid posture or the Padmasana (Lotus Posture) or in any position that is comfortable and not disturbing.”
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I have researched all the ancient Greek sculptures, vase paintings and coins depicting the goddess Artemis. She is depicted standing up, seated, driving her chariot. A drawing of archery positions from photographs depicts a half knelt archery position which is only suitable with a short bow.
“It is important to note that the “esoteric” point of view is not in any sense “superior” to the “exoteric”. The latter is, of course, more immediate and more simple; but anyone who succumbs to the prevalent view that she has risen above the level of exoteric religion because she believes herself to understand something of the esoteric dimension merely proves that she is far below the level of either. Esotericism and exotericism are in no sense opposed and neither can one under any circumstances “supersede” the other. They are in all cases wholly complementary.”
Distributed by Ordo Lux Madriana The Madrian Literature Paper “The Inner Meaning of Chess”
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