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  • Writer's pictureLaura Perry

Minoan Ecstatic Postures: Beginning the Adventure

Minoan salute figurine

Archaeologists have found lots of Minoan figurines that show people in odd poses, with their arms in strange positions. It turns out, these are ritual postures used not just to show reverence but also to attain altered states of consciousness. This week on the Minoan Path Blog I'm exploring the most well-known of these postures, called the Minoan salute:

Minoan Ecstatic Postures: Beginning the Adventure

In upcoming weeks I'll share my experiences with other poses found in Minoan art. I hope you'll join me on this journey.

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In the name of the bee,

And of the butterfly,

And of the breeze, Amen.

#art #paganism #minoan #shamanism

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