The Significance of the Black Virgin

Raylenea Abbott

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Darkness is the one true actuality, the basis and the root of light, without which the latter could never manifest itself, nor even exist. Light is matter, and darkness is pure Spirit.    

 H. P. Blavatsky, The Secret Doctrine 1:70

One might ask what is the significance of the Black Virgin in our present times?  The Black Virgin is one of the most important arch-types at this point of history.  Many Black Virgins are found all through Europe but also can be found in South America. Present day Black Virgins are becoming more popular in the United States. We might ask ourselves who is this dark virgin and why is she becoming popular? She has been around before the coming of Christianity.

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Lady Guadalupe Mother of the Americas

She was introduced into the Catholic Church during the times of the Crusades. Where she was found in the Middle East as…

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