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REVIEW OF BAST CAT GODDESS OF ANCIENT EGYPT by LINDA ILES, published by ISIS-HOUSE Publishing, 2012.
This erudite and inspired revelation of the Myths, Magic and Mysteries of the Cat Goddess is a New Aeon tribute both learned and mystical. As one who remembers the poet W.B.Yeats and AE - George Russell, visionary poet, essayist and artist, I acknowledge that Linda Iles is worthy to enter their Golden Dawn esoteric company.
Too often I read books brimful of information about Divine Beings yet which show no direct spiritual contact by the author, who can only access other people's experiences.
I quote from the Preface Poem to Bast:
"Lady of the Beautiful East
You come to us on a River of Light
From a Field of Unwearied Stars."
So for those who wish to feel the Divine Essence of Bast as Solar, Stellar and Lunar Deity, yet who incarnates as a Mother holding a basket of kittens, I warmly recommend this beautiful book.
Olivia Robertson, Co-Founder of the Fellowship of Isis