The date chosen for her presentation to the temple had been carefully charted in the stars. After six days and seven nights (or two weeks, according to more recent scholarship [25] ) of lovemaking and teaching Enkidu about the ways of civilization, she takes Enkidu to a shepherd's camp to learn how to be civilized. ‘This is the message. thoughts, willingness to serve, integrity and strength of character. The companions walk and walk, and together they cover Would you like to come with me to Uruk, to the holy Eanna and to Gilgamesh, our sovereign and king? This is the pattern that in a Dream was shown to me, but what is to come is still to unfold. Gilgamesh will be unable to defeat him. Next the people of Uruk was standing around Enkidu and Shamhat. Day by day, step by step Shamhat made her way into the pattern of life as a temple acolyte and royal princess. Gilgamesh and Enkidu construct a shelter as he saw the Man-Beast freeing wild animals from traps and pits. Now Enkidu longed to meet others. For (?) Time to put the theory of Love into practice. This was the honor-bound custom: a priestess or priest-to-be should prove her or himself worthy by deeds. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Epic of Gilgamesh and what it means. ‘No one dares to challenge me without being reduced to dust afterwards! Then he tells Enkidu what he dreamed: They were walking through He is the man Your Majesty asked to be taught the arts of woman and civilization before coming to Uruk. ‘Are you ready to follow the Goddess’ bidding, wherever it may take you, whatever the outcome may be?’. and knowing of Inanna‘s mythology, the enactment of rites and festivals dedicated to Her. for a special fate all infants of the Sacred Rite should have, but certainly not the easiest one perhaps. It was very likely that one would experience losses of loved ones. As you wished us to be from the start? (Inanna atop her zodiac symbol Leo, Goddess of Love & War). If this was the Wild One who ran and conversed with the wild beasts of the land. Ninanna asked, her voice deep, serene and gentle. She told him of the stars and the memory of the land, of poetry and age-old legends. the one who kept the closest resemblance he knew to his Mother Goddess seen once as he came into being. was what every young acolyte aspired, but very few achieved. to embrace the wild one and teach him the art of woman so that a man he will finally be. I will form an image in my mind, which has conceived all there is, I’ll make him of the stuff that makes up the Firmament in the likeness of my beloved An (Anu), (An / Anu in his winged sky-disc, King of planet Nibiru & Earth Colony), (the Great Goddess blew a kiss to the Skies and let the Skylord An kiss back the palm of her hand). Not as a Wild One, but as the man you’ve become and I am so very proud of. For a brief moment the Wise Lady saw not only Shamhat. The EDIN has been recast as Eden. Shamhat laughed, feeling a bit more relaxed. He needed to connect, give as much as to receive. Then he took the young priestess’ hand and kissed it, not with the gallantry of a friend and lover, but with the humility and reverence of a mortal man faithful to the goddess. Enkidu sat on the ground, playing with a piece of wood. asleep. he had been the Worthiest Initiator a hierodule-in-training could wish for. Many were the ways to swear the Dedication Oath, and now she knew what her own Oath would be: not to want love to serve me, but to serve Love, and as such become the embodiment of Joy. He says that the bull is not their enemy Humbaba, but Shamash, Not knowing exactly how to act, Enkidu made a full circle around Shamhat. and the other gods are enthroned. Temple estates, the only scattered pockets of civilization, tried to keep peace, but there was competition among them. He was a sight to behold, laying on the ground like a newborn, at the feet of Ninhursag. The two heroes stand in awe before the vast forest’s gates, I’ll ask for a Maiden of the Eanna, the Holy Temple of Inanna (residence in Uruk). in the place where the wildest beasts drank water, there he satisfied his needs for a drink. Disconcerted, but not totally displeased, he realized he had deeper feelings within. But there is much, much more: I bid you to come to Uruk of the strong walls, (E-anna ramparts, Uruk residence of giant alien gods from Nibiru; Sky God Anu). She knew she mattered to this Stranger too. ‘My king, I am the initiate of the temple of Inanna, the Great Goddess you sent to bring this man to your presence. ‘ Enkidu asked. Now we can answer the question: The innocent victims of Gilgamesh are turned by a mirror effect in a depraved prostitutes, hence the harlot Shamhat as a response to the girls Gilgamesh was assaulting. From the royal palace to the sacred temple precincts she crossed gardens. sleep test, stay up for (6 days, 7 nights) cf. She had to spend long hours in the library copying from the Sacred and Secular Clay Tablets, she had to know by heart long tables of correspondences which had preserved the memory of the land, before the name of humankind had been fixed, and she definitely did not like very much to do once a week. He could hear Gilgamesh looked at Enkidu and understood it all. the right balance of prodding and criticism to those who came to her for help. the conclusion of her Test almost as guaranteed success. They were already within Uruk‘s walls, soon she would take Enkidu to Gilgamesh. Clothing they shared, one piece for him, another for her. If that were the case, his games made so much more sense. I roam pastures and woods with glee, saving the entrapped Wild Ones when need be. Ate vegetation with the wilderness around and within makes my heart, mind body. 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