This is the second installment of a multi part article on the planet Venus with particular attention to its role in mythology and shamanic astrology. “Venus as Inanna & The Cosmic Pentagram” posted on March 7, was the first part of this series; please read it for the background material that will be needed for a complete understanding of this investigation.
Venus, as we previously described, has an orbital pattern that is easily adaptable to the symbolism of rituals, ceremonials and calendars. The myths related to the Sumerian sky goddess Inanna have been associated with Venus, in particular the myth of Inanna’s Descent into the Underworld, has inspired shamanic astrologers in their practice and ceremonials.
This myth provides the basic form for this study. I will call this a study because Venus as it relates to the Inanna myth is a little explored area in astrology; while the Venus/Inanna story…
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