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Mesopotamia, Goddess Ishtar or Ereshkigal 'Queen of the Night' (18th Century B.C.). Goddess Ishtar, the roots of later Christian celebrated 'Easter,' Christianity having Pagan roots.

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from About.com Religion & Spirituality

Is Easter a Christian or Pagan Holiday?

I love these insights in to where our culture comes from, Assyrians yay :)

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Ishtar also known as Inanna - Star, Goddess of Power War Fertility & Sacred Sexuality - the one who has gone through the 7 gates, died & resurrected (This is the fertility goddess associated with Easter).

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La primera Diosa de la tierra era Gordita.

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Gold seal - Babylonian goddess Ishtar as "Mistress of Animals", Turkmenistan, ca 2000 BC ~~ Jehovah called the false gods of the nations "dungy idols". Ishtar, a fertility goddess also known as "Eastre" (Grk: Artemis) is behind Easter with it's eggs, bunnies etc. (NON CHRISTIAN!)

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The Mystery Of The Pagan Origin Of Christmas: Jesus Was Not Born On December 25th But A Whole Bunch Of Pagan Gods Were. > > >

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Turn Your Back On The Cake by Jilly Henderson

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Easter, Ishtar, Isis, Astaroth, Astara, Frigga, Hathor, Queen of Heaven, Artemis, Venus, Aphrodite, Gaia

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I like this line, but I feel like it's missing an adjective, and for some reason 'pastel dust' is singing to me.

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