Rite of Venus Read-through / Discussion

Eleusis Practicum
The Study of the Rites of Eleusis
Venus – May 26, 2018 3pm

 


It is time for us to laugh, dance, sleep, and dance some more to enjoy The Rite of Venus on Saturday, May 26th, 3 p.m.

In Roman mythologyVenus was the goddess of love, sex, beauty, and fertility. Her counterpart was the Greek Aphrodite. However, Roman Venus had many abilities beyond the Greek Aphrodite; she was a goddess of victory, fertility, and even prostitution. And is the only planet named after a woman is the Roman Goddess Venus.

There will be a sign up sheet for the part you want to portray.  Golden Lotus will provide appropriate color attire for the characters. Please find attached the script to print out and bring with you.  After the conversation, we will read through the Rite, and following will be a feast.

The attached menu is from “The Thelemic Cookbook” by Lita-Luise Chappell.  It will give you some idea of Sol food.  The paragraphs Lita adds to her pages will enlighten you as to the correspondences between the elements, planets, and foods.  Ideas will come to you as to what to bring!

No cost except everyone needs to bring something for the feast! Don’t show up empty handed!  From Champagne (or fruit juice as preferred), wine, flowers, incense, and plenty of food for after the Rite you’ll find something to bring!

I look forward to seeing all of you at the Rite of Venus!

Love is the law, love under will.

Script

Menu

More on the Rite

Salad

Bruschette