Eileithuia

This is from my old blog, the Geekie Hellenist. Enjoy.

This is the prayer to Eileithuia. I got this prayer from the book ‘In Praise of Olympus: Prayers to the Greek Gods’ by Hearthstone. Hope this helps.

Kind Eileithuia, goddess most dear to mothers, goddess most ancient, goddess most necessary, I praise your name, I honor your calling.

Eileithuia, in Crete were you well honored.

Lady of Amnisos, within the deep earth your temple lay of old, within the deep earth did you receive offerings of cakes and sweet honey.

Bearer of torches, bringer of new life into the bright world, Eileithuia, I praise you.

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