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Parsifal -- The Search for The Holy Grail
(This is a long and rich tale, which really merits a much more thorough analysis. I hope to return to that another time. Here I have only related the most essential parts:) Parsifal grew up in the woods with his mother who was a widow. One day he saw a group...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Astrology >> Leo
Aviary at the Gates of Heaven: Examining the Bird Symbolism in the Thoth Empress Card
"This card, summed up, may be called the Gate of Heaven." Book of Thoth, p. 77. Eight birds adorn the fourth card of the Thoth Deck Major Arcana, The Empress. These eight birds, their variant symbology united, point at one overarching meaning -- as...
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
King Arthur and the Cymry Heroes
The Celtic Britons called themselves the Cymry, which meant "fellow countrymen" in their Celtic tongue. Once Roman rule ended in Britain in about 410 A.D., a power vacuum developed, leading to the onslaught of Germanic invasions by Angles and Saxons,...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The Charge of the Goddess
Listen to the words of the Great Mother, who of old was called Artemis, Astarte, Dione, Melusine, Aphrodite, Ceridwen, Diana, Arionrhod, Brigid, and by many other names: "Whenever you have need of anything, once in the month, and better it be when the...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
King Arthur
Based on a historical Welsh warlord of the first quarter of the 6th century CE, indirect evidence points toward a Lord of Britain circa 496-537 CE as the basis for the legend. King Arthur is certainly the best-known and most revered figure in British folklore....
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish

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Holy Blood, Holy Grail - Biblioteca Pleyades
Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The Strictly-Unofficial, More-Than-Fully- Annotated Script. Published by Zombie Press.
Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) Launch http://grail.
Single Search: The Quest for the Holy Grail
The Quest for the Holy Grail. Leah Prescott. Digital Projects Coordinator.
The Grail Legend

Suggested News Resources

NASA hopes for payoff from probes to the moon
Like much of NASA's work, the GRAIL mission, named for the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory probes, is all about gravity. Here's how it's supposed to work: The spacecraft will leave Earth together on a 125-foot-tall Delta 2 rocket.
NASA Sets GRAIL/Delta II Launch Coverage Events
NASA's GRAIL spacecraft is set to launch to the moon aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket on Sept. 8, 2011 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), Fla. There are two instantaneous (1 sec.
NASA releases details of upcoming moon study
(CNN) -- NASA's upcoming GRAIL mission will provide new information about how the moon formed and will allow students to take their own pictures of its surface, panelists announced at a news conference at NASA headquarters in Washington on Thursday.
Hockey's holy grail visits border Saturday
"The holy grail of hockey, the Stanley Cup, is the essence of a community working together to create opportunities for youth," town chief administrative officer John Ferguson said in an interview Wednesday.
Jaffe On His Career And The "Holy Grail" Of Game Design
It was supposed to be a political allegory and overall, Jaffe was reaching for the "Holy Grail of game design." That, by the way, is to make players cry at the end of a game..."for the right reasons," of course.

Suggested Web Resources

GRAIL | Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory
About GRAIL. The Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory, or GRAIL, mission is a part of NASA's Discovery Program. It is scheduled to launch in 2011.
Holy Grail - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Missions - GRAIL - NASA Science
2 days ago Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory GRAIL's Twin Spacecraft fly in Tandem Around the Moon (Artist's Concept).
Grails - The search is over.
What is a Grail?
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